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Hate Freemium iOS Games? Too Bad… Here’s Why They Aren’t Going Away

Hate freemium or ad-supported games? Tough noogies. A new study by Wild Tangent in collaboration with IHS Technology queried 500 iOS users about what games they prefer? The not-so-shocking conclusion? 70% of all respondents preferred free gamers supported by advertising,… Read more ›     

Rdio For iOS Now Supports Google’s Chromecast

If you’re a big fan of Rdio — after Spotify, the other major streaming music subscription service, which just happens to have much better iOS apps — and you also have a Google Chromecast, good news: Rdio for iOS now… Read more ›     

Jury Selected For Second Apple-Samsung Patent Trial

The 10-person jury is set for the latest legal battle between Apple and Samsung. Six women and four men were selected Monday. The jury includes iPhone owners, individuals with ties to the tech industry and at least two retirees (a… Read more ›     

Fix Time Machine When Stuck on “Preparing Backup” in Mac OS X

Time Machine is by far the simplest way to keep regular and reliable backups of a Mac, and usually the automatic backups start and finish without any incident. On some rare occasions though, Time Machine may get stuck* on the “Preparing Backup” stage for an inordinately long amount of time, causing a backup to never … Read More

Apple Announces LTE iPad Availability In China

Apple has announced that the LTE iPad Air and iPad mini are now available in China. Cellular iPad models have been on sale in the country already, but today marks Apple’s adoption of the local TD-SCDMA network standard. Here’s the full… Read more ›     

Fix Time Machine When Stuck on “Preparing Backup” in Mac OS X

Time Machine is by far the simplest way to keep regular and reliable backups of a Mac, and usually the automatic backups start and finish without any incident. On some rare occasions though, Time Machine may get stuck* on the “Preparing Backup” stage for an inordinately long amount of time, causing a backup to never … Read More

Apple Will Announce Q2 Earnings On Wednesday, April 23

Apple will hold its second quarterly earnings call for 2014 on Wednesday, April 23rd. The call will be streamed online at 2:00 p.m. PST. Tim Cook promised that we would see new stuff from Apple in ”both current product categories and new… Read more ›     

Join The Fight In The Combat Strategy Game Boom Beach [Video Review]

The phrase “here comes the boom” returns in a whole new form in the new app Boom Beach. One of the iTunes app store’s newest comers, Boom Beach is a combat strategy game where players overtake islands, uncover hidden powers,… Read more ›     

Apple And Samsung Head Back To Court As Jurors Are Chosen For Second Patent Trial

Apple and Samsung have become very acquainted with one another in the courtroom. Every since Apple’s crushing victory against Samsung in 2012 over patent infringement, the tech giants have been duking it out through a seemingly-endless string of appeals. The… Read more ›     

Create A Quick Response To Any Message With Keyboard Shortcuts [iOS Tips]

We’ve shown you how to change the default “On my way!” shortcut on your iOS device, making it just a bit less dorky. We’ve also helped you sync those keyboard shortcuts via iCloud. Today, however, let’s look at this great… Read more ›