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How do you accessorize your iPhone? pt.1 – Protection [Editorial]

Over the next couple of days, I’m going to look at some of the most practical and exciting ways to accessorize your iPhone. As awesome as the iPhone is, obviously they’re all the same, except for choice of color, which isn’t massive. The plethora of accessories available for the iPhone offer a fantastic variety of solutions to customize your iPhone to your…

Parody Surface ad plays off Apple’s official iPad mini ad [Video]

Have you seen the iPad mini ad? It isn’t the video above, in case you watched that before reading. The iPad mini ad shows an iPad playing the piano in GarageBand, then pans over to an iPad mini playing higher keys also in GarageBand. Well, someone decided to take that and turn it into a Microsoft Surface commercial, which you can view above. If you haven’t…

Report: Imagination Technologies buying MIPS

Imagination Technologies, the mobile graphics provider that Apple uses for its iOS line of devices, is reportedly buyings MIPS Technologies for the sum of $60 million. Expected to close in Q1 of 2013, it will supposedly include 82 of MIPS’s processor architecture related patents. First reported by AnandTech, this is of note because of two major…

Spotify updates with iPhone 5 support

Are you an avid Spotify user? Be happy, it was just updated to support iPhone 5. Finally, right? This update includes nothing but this, “Spotify now looks great on iPhone 5!” The version got only a small number bump to 0.5.8, but brings a change many users have been crying for. This was the last major music streaming to service to be updated for the new…

Redesign your home and lock screens with ScreenDIY [Review]

Not a fan of Apple’s design choices? In need of a change, but Apple’s pre-loaded wallpapers aren’t cutting it. ScreenDIY might have what you’re looking for. There’s no shortage of wallpaper apps in the App Store, but ScreenDIY enables you to customize everything from your background to app shelves and icon skins. If you’re itching to customize your…

Seeking a Lightning to Micro USB adapter? Apple has you covered

  Live in the US, and want a Lightning to Micros USB adapter? Apple has you covered. It has just begun offering a new $19 adapter called “Lightning to Micro USB Adapter” (who would’ve guessed?). Of course, this is only compatible with the current lineup of Lightning-sporting devices, including the iPhone 5, iPad mini, iPad 4th gen, 5th gen iPod…

Apple granted patent for illuminated ‘invisible’ touch controls

Apple has just been granted a patent for its latest invention, “Microperforation illumination”. If you’re now giving your screen a blank look and trying to re-read “Microperforation illumination”, then don’t worry, as far as I’m aware, that’s normal. In-fact, once you get past its confusing title, the technology isn’t too complex, and isn’t dissimilar to…

Spigen keeps its classy reputation intact with the latest GLAS.t for iPhone 5 [Review]

Spigen SGP’s GLAS.t for the iPhone 5 is the third I’ve tried in the series having reviewed the iPad and iPhone 4/4S versions. The tempered glass screen protectors initially were just a curiosity to me, and at $27.99 you have to be sure that it’s what you want. After all, it’s a screen protector, not a full body case. That’s not to say it’s bad value for…

Apple keeping up with ‘iPad 4’ demand, device is now ‘in stock’

Normally, when a new Apple product is launched, demand is far too high to keep up with. Just look at the iPhone 5, that was released six weeks ago, and demand is only beginning to die down. So it’s quite remarkable that after just four days of being on sale, Apple’s ‘iPad 4’ is already back in stock, meaning that Apple is keeping up with demand…

iPhone 5 sold out in India

According to a report on WSJ’s blog, all the iPhone 5’s in India have sold out over the opening weekend. That may sound impressive, until you read that only 10-15k units were shipped out there, and when you take in to account the estimated 1.2 billion people living there. In its first month, Apple is expected to deliver 100,000 iPhones to India, with…