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Where next for iOS? Is it time for a redesign?

I realize that as I sit down to type this article, it’s a question I’ve asked of iOS before. And I’m certain it’s one which will be repeatedly asked until we see something new and innovative from Apple. That said, I think it’s good to take a good long look at our preferred operating system, and ponder whether or not Cupertino’s software designers have…

Apple clamping down on vendors selling iOS 6 beta activations

Whenever Apple announces new software for its popular mobile devices, a beta version is launched and offered to registered developers. Developer accounts are pretty expensive at $99 per year, but, the potential to make money off them is huge. Each account is given the ability to register up to 99 individual UDIDs (unique identifiers). Seeing the…

This Week on TiP (July 1-7) [VID]

This Week on TiP (July 1-7): The App Store has had a tough week with a Trojan Horse as well as corrupt updates, rumors claim the next iPhone will rock a quad-core A6 processor, the iPad Mini could launch as soon as this year, and more! – App Store corrupt updates: http://tinyurl.com/7etl5vm – App Store trojan horse: http://tinyurl.com/7e6lz2t -…

iOS 6: Most disappointing iOS update yet?

I’m not so sure about that… I’ve been using the beta of iOS 6 since it came out a little over three weeks ago. At first I was excited about the sheer newness of it, but now that I’ve had ample time to use and get acquainted with the new aspects of the operating system, iOS 6 is kind of boring. Well, it’s not boring exactly, it’s just not really much…

Tiny Wings 2 set to launch July 12

Tiny Wings is a simple and incredibly addictive iPhone game. You help a bird with tiny wings zoom down hills in order to gain enough speed to fly up into the clouds. There’s a bunch of different achievements to strive for, but it’s the kind of casual game that you can pick up in between class, put it away for hours, and start up again without missing a…

Rumor: China to get new iPad on July 27

Many parts of the world have already gotten the new iPad, in some form or another. However, there’s one country where people have not been able to buy the latest generation Apple tablet, and it’s one of the world’s largest markets – China. Although Apple has gotten approval from the Chinese government to sell the new iPad in China, the company has…

Want to learn iOS coding? TinkerLearn can help

iOS development is something that is usually thought of as something only a select few people with only a select few skills can do. Well, while that is partially correct, it’s not as hard as one might think. iOS coding is easy to learn if you can sit down and focus on it. A new way to learn iOS development has just been released, and after taking a look…

iPhone 4S modded to support wireless charging

Wireless charging has always been something everyone is interested in. Right now, the solutions are mostly bulky cases that are required to be on the device to charge it. It’s been rumored every year that Apple has been working on some form of wireless charging, but that has yet to materialize. Instead of sitting around and waiting for Apple to implement…

Rumor: AT&T to launch stolen smartphone “blocking” service

A service from Apple that I have found to be extremely convenient and useful is Find my iPhone. Of course, it works for more just that, also locating devices such as iPod touches, iPads, and Macs. This is great for if you lose a device or, worst case scenario, a device is stolen. However, thieves have quickly learned that the easiest way to stop Find…

iPhone controlled BMW X6 RC Car: First Looks & Gallery

  Every now and then I get contacted by accessory makers and it genuinely my heart skip a beat in excitement. This was one of those times. As soon as the original iHelicopters makers asked me to check out their new range of iPhone controlled RC Cars, I responded immediately. Now, I’ve finally received a review unit. The new range has choice of four…