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Clear and Clear + for iOS get Background Refresh compatibility

Awesome productivity app for iOS Clear, and its sister app Clear + have been updated. Both Clear, and Clear + now support Apple’s Background Refresh feature, new in iOS 7. This means that your lists in Clear will now update themselves as changes are made. Both devices feature iCloud support for use across multiple iOS devices. This is the only…

iPad Air reservations to go live in China and Hong Kong on Oct. 30

With the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c launch last month, we saw pre-orders go live in China and Hong Kong prior to the devices being released. According to both Apple China and Apple Hong Kong, this will also be the case for the new iPad Air which goes on sale on November 1. The reservation system will go live on October 30 at 8 a.m. local time and will…

iPhone 5s and 5C account for 5.5% of all iPhone activations

The iPhone 5s and 5c are showing unprecedented popularity, as they now account for 5.5% of all iPhone activations. The news comes from Localytics, data who are tracking the stats on this. According to their reports the iPhone 5s is proving more popular, and now accounts for 3.8% of activations, with the 5c accounting for 1.7%, bringing a combined total…

Daylight saving time bug causes glitch in iOS 7 Calendar app

It has come to light that the Calendar app in iOS 7 is having some trouble showing the correct time following the switch to daylight saving time in some countries. iOS users are reporting that the line displaying the current time in the redesigned Calendar app is off by one hour. As pictured above, the line is ahead of time by an hour in its…

Confirmation of iPhone 5s and 5c Nov. 15 rollout expected

Apple is expected to announce the launch of the iPhone 5s in a further wave of nations on November 15. We have no current confirmation, however a carrier in the Philippines has announced that the iPhone 5s and 5c will be available from November 15, with users being invited to register their interest. The fourth wave of rollouts is expected to entail the…

Logitech launches new keyboard range for iPad Air

Stalwart iPad keyboard manufacturer Logitech has announced a brand new range of thinner and lighter keyboards for the new iPad Air. The first of these is the Logitech Folio Protective case for the iPad Air, which protects both sides of your iPad from water, and has a SecureLock and stand with variable angles. This will cost $49.99 Logitech’s also has…

Video and voice calling coming to BBM for iOS ‘Within months’

Image courtesy of Cult of Mac It has emerged today that video and voice calling will be available on BBM for iOS ‘within months’. BBM’s executive v-p alluded to the new services, which could see BBM become the most promising messaging app on iOS. The development would bring video calling and voice calling to BBM for iOS, which is currently only available…

Apple to open first Brazil store in Rio, March 2014

Apple is rumored to be opening its first Brazil store in a mall in Rio de Janeiro by early spring next year. First reported by 9to5Mac, its source claims the plan is to open between Feb and March, but delays are possible:  The source says that Apple’s retail expansion into South America is a high priority, and the company will begin seeking Apple retail…