Tag Archives: iPhone

Tons of apps turn (RED) in App Store updates

In support of PRODUCT(RED), many of the App Store’s most popular apps are being updated with various limited edition features. These updated apps are most easily identified by new app icons, which have been modified with a (RED) theme. Most apps offer some kind of in-app purchase that will add functionality or a different aesthetic to the app. These…

The best Apple Black Friday deals [Buyer's Guide]

With Black Friday (November 28th) right around the corner, millions of Americans will spend all night shopping for the best deals in technology. Apple products are always a big hit, so here’s a roundup of all the best deals on iPhones, iPads, Macs, accessories, and more, from all of the top retailers. We’ve even included a “schedule” with store opening…

Apple files patent to resolve cellular dead spots

Dead spots are a nuisance that most people have experienced with their cellphones. Whether it’s a blip that causes a dropped call, or a large zone of sustained agony, the experience is always less than ideal. It looks like Apple may offer a solution to that problem in a future release of iOS with their latest patent, which offers a way for carriers to…

Microsoft Office for iPhone and iPad goes free

Microsoft’s Office apps for iOS are now free. In a surprising move, reported by The Verge, the company has decided to offer its Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for free on mobile — no more Office 365 subscription required to edit documents or store them in the cloud. The new version of the apps also brings you iPhone up to speed with your iPad in terms…

iOttie Easy Flex 3 review: A versatile mount for your iPhone

If you use your iPhone for its satellite navigation capabilities in your car, or if you like to have an easily adjustable mount for your device on your desk, you’ve probably heard of iOttie — makers of a number of mounts and stands for smartphones. The company’s Easy Flex 3 is its latest attempt to revolutionize the mounting experience. The Easy…

The TiP Weekly: Mobile payment wars, Tim Cook comes out, and more…

Hello and welcome to the first installment of The TiP Weekly! Tech moves fast and it can be hard to keep up with all of the developments in the mobile industry — especially when Apple is concerned! So, every Saturday, we’re going to be bringing you all of the important stories from the week in Apple tech in an easy to digest format. Think of it as a…

Police can force you to unlock your phone with your fingerprint, but not with your passcode, says US judge

Police in the US can force you to unlock your smartphone with your fingerprint, but not with your passcode, according a Virginian judge. Steven Frucci, a Virginia Beach Circuit Court Judge, ruled that a criminal defendant can be made to give up his or her fingerprint in order to unlock their phone as part of a criminal investigation. The logic for…

Spool Dock for iPhone review: Home decor meets electronic accessory

In a world of brushed aluminum and glass, your Apple devices and associated accessories can feel a little cold. If everything looks the same in tech, there’s little room for individuality and personality. Quell & Co created something in an effort to combat this in the Spool Dock, a product that blurs the line between home decor and…

Tech21 Classic Tactical review: Minimalistic yet rugged

It’s the age old problem — I want my expensive new iPhone to be well protected, but I don’t want to make the beautiful, thin and light device feel like a brick. Ok, maybe it’s not an age old problem, but it is certainly a modern-day conundrum. Nevertheless, the Classic Tactical from Tech21 aims to be the iPhone case to solve such issues. It’s a…