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Ex-Apple Store Genius posts iOS battery saving technique guide

Scotty Loveless is a former Apple Store employee, where he worked as a Genius and iOS technician. He also has a blog at Overthought.org, where he happened to write a post titled “The Ultimate Guide to Solving iOS Battery Drain.” He has, over the years of working at the Apple Store, researched how to best combat the effects of battery drain on iOS devices,…

“Indie Game Showcase” section appears in App Store

Indie games seem to be all the rage recently (Flappy Bird, anyone?), and it seems that Apple is looking to help out Indie developers get a little more exposure on that App Store by creating a section called “Indie Game Showcase.” As you can see in the banner above, the section is available on the App Store via iOS, as well as inside of iTunes on a desktop…

Apple TV gains its own section in Apple online store

Heading on over to store.apple.com will present you with more than just some new Valentine’s Day decorations; in fact, it will show you an entirely new section in the top bar. That’s right, there are now five ”product lines” on Apple’s online store: Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod, and…wait for it…Apple TV. The Apple TV has, as Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac put it,…

Apple to start iPhone 5c screen repairs in-store next week [Rumor]

Numerous sources are suggesting that Apple will begin in-store repairs  and replacements of broken iPhone 5c displays as of next Monday. The news has been coming for a while now, with Apple already testing the initiative in a few select US stores in recent months. Stores are outfitted with special calibration machines that can replace broken…

Shopkick adds iBeacon support to American Eagle stores

Shopkick, a popular deals and rewards app for iOS has added support for use of iBeacons in 100 American Eagle Outfitter stores nationwide. Shopkick is already testing the use of iBeacons in selected Macy’s branches, the addition of American Eagle stores to its test pool makes it the largest backer of iBeacons currently around. Shopkick’s iBeacon…

“Confide” launches on App Store, looks like Snapchat for texts

If you wished Snapchat had a text only feature, there’s now a separate app you can use for that. Confide, deemed to be “your off-the-record messenger” by the developers, allows you to send messages to your friends, etc, and then hides the message, just as Snapchat doesn’t allow you to reopen pictures. Here is the description on iTunes: Spoken words…

You can now buy the iPad at Staples brick and mortar stores

If you have been trying to get an iPad straight from a store instead of ordering, and you have nothing in your area except for Staples (or everywhere is sold out, etc), fear not. Staples has begun selling iPads in its physical retail outlets, instead of online only as was previously practiced. It doesn’t appear that the entire lineup of iPads is…

Picture This by Dandy launches on the App Store

A new app has landed in the App Store named “Picture This,” which turns everyday into a picture scavenger hunt. Each day there are photography challenges that you compete in that make you get creative with your picture taking. It looks like a great way to show off your iPhoneography skills, or to just have some fun. Here is how the company describes…