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Evernote updates with business card scanning and Presentation mode

Evernote for iOS has received an update today, bringing it up to version 7.2.0. In this update are some new features for premium users, including Presentation mode and business card scanning. What this means is that now, users can simply use the camera to take a picture of a business in order to import contact information, where you can then connect them to…

New, smaller Square card reader designed by Lightning connector creator

The Square card reader has often been regarded as one of the best creations for small businesses, as the device has allowed many business owners to use iPads or similar devices as their cash registers, and still allow them to accept credit and debit cards as well. The design of the reader has remain mainly unchanged since its inception: a simple, fairly…

Stolen credit card used in “coffee with Tim Cook” charity auction

Ever checked your credit card spending and saw that you somehow placed a $605,000 bid to have coffee with Tim Cook? Yeah, me neither. But one person did. According to Fortune, the credit card used to place the $605,000 bid on the CharityBuzz.com auction for coffee with Apple’s CEO was actually a stolen credit card. The $605,000 bid was the highest bid…

The iCard: What it would be like if Apple made a credit card

Would you buy an Apple made credit card? I would consider it, but only if it came with something others don’t. I currently go debit only, opting not to have a credit card, however I know they are extremely popular and in many cases, useful. Well, a company by the name of Credit Card Compare, which allows you to do exactly that, compare different credit…

Really cool (but unofficial) Lightning accessory combines USB, microSD, and SD slots into one kit

This is pretty cool actually. iPhone5mod, who has also made other things such as Lightning-compatible (or so it claims) docks, has just come out with something new. You know the camera connection kits Apple sells? Well, iPhone5mod took that to a new level, combing a microSD slot, SD card slot, and USB port all into one accessory. That’s pretty awesome in my…

Apple introduces variable iTunes Gift Cards for holidays

In the spirit of the holiday season, Apple has released variable iTunes gift cards to third party retailers. The cards can be bought at any value between $15 and $500. They work in exactly the same manner as the previous iTunes cards, the only difference now is that you can choose just how much money you’d like to spend on buying it, making it an ideal…

Get an iTunes gift card recently? Scan it using your camera in iTunes 11

iTunes 11 is out, and new features are beginning to be discovered. This one is just plain cool. You can now, to redeem iTunes gift cards, simply hold it up to your Mac’s FaceTime camera. I personally find this to be one of the coolest features I’ve seen. I’m tempted to go buy an iTunes card just to try it, but I will hold off until I actually need one….

Apple store to support Passbook-based purchases

Apple will reportedly be supporting Passbook-based purchases in-store, some time in the near future. Those “familiar with Apple’s retail operations” claim that the EasyPay iPod touch payment system was recently updated with the ability to scan barcodes from Passbook. It seems most likely (according to sources) that users will be limited to purchasing…

TiP Daily: August 16, 2012 [VID]

TiP Daily August 16, 2012: Apple has purchased a security company that could help implement high-tech security measures into the iPhone, there are talks that Apple is trying to partner with cable television providers, and more! – Future iDevices with fingerprint scanners: http://tinyurl.com/btjn75b – iPhone 5 buttons compared with 4S buttons:…

TiP Daily: August 6, 2012 [VID]

TiP Daily August 6, 2012: Apple releases iOS 6 beta 4 with a few notable changes, a leaked iPhone 5 SIM card slot hints at a new nanoSIM, and more! – iOS 6 beta 4 available: http://tinyurl.com/8hbfh94 – iOS 6 beta 4 Bluetooth sharing: http://tinyurl.com/8ouw24d – Apple confirms end of YouTube app: http://tinyurl.com/9n4ohdn – Leaked iPhone 5…