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Boy, things are really heating up in the minimalist heck-with-all-this-crap-I-only-want-to-carry-one-thing space. Earlier this week, Distil Union unveiled Wally, basically a strip of leather that clings tenaciously to the back of your iPhone, with a small cavity you can fill with cards or cash.

But the $ 35 Crossover, created over at crowdsource-design site Quirky, looks like it might be even more minimalist than Wally — it’s just two silicone straps that  [Read More...]

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We can talk all day about whether or not Wall Street is made up of a gibbering bunch of mad men based upon their recent decision to start selling off Apple shares in droves after hearing that Apple had just reported another record quarter. Some think that’s proof of stupidity or a conspiracy; some think that Wall Street just buys against future growth, and Apple has peaked;  [Read More...]

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Using Skype to subvert your monthly voice minutes is great when the service. Every now and then you get a dropped call because of crappy Wifi or cellular reception though and then you have to go back in and make the call all over.

A new update for Skype just hit the App Store today, and it makes calls a lot better. Rather than having to redial a number when a  [Read More...]

Ever need to quickly send a file over to your iPad from your Mac. Or from your iPad to your Mac? Or between iOS devices? Then you need Instashare, an app which also has the distinction of completing the hat-trick of Insta-apps on your iDevice (Instapaper and Instagram being the other two).

You could be sure to use iCloud-syncing apps so your documents show up where you want them to. Or you could  [Read More...]

 Apple logo drops

Apple has been treading lightly with Wall Street in recent months. The company’s stock has continued to nosedive despite reporting record earnings for the last quarter. Many investors have been urging Apple to do something with its $ 137 billion cash hoard. Shareholders want a return on their investments.

Greenlight Capital, a prominent Apple investor, has sued Apple over its proposal to eliminate preferred stock. Apple has officially responded  [Read More...]

Objektiv juggles default web browsers in Mac OS X

Between Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Canary builds, Opera, and the myriad of other apps, juggling between web browsers can be a pain. This is even more exaggerated since every browser wants to set itself as the default, and then, to go about changing the default web browser after the fact, you have to open Safari and dig around in it’s preferences even if you  [Read More...]

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Woz loves Android even though he co-founded Apple

Steve Wozniak says the darnest things. Even though he’s the co-founder of Apple, and was one of Steve Jobs’ best friends, he’s not afraid to say what’s on his mind when he’s thinking something negative about Apple.

In a recent interview with the German newspaper Wirtschafts Woche, Woz says that even though Apple’s fans are very loyal, the iPhone is starting to fall behind the  [Read More...]

Cydia iPhone 5

Time to get tweaking.

The iPhone 5 has been jailbroken, and that means that it’s time to install the coolest tweaks and apps from Cydia, the jailbreak alternative to the App Store.

Wondering about what you should install? Here’s a roundup of the very best jailbreak tweaks available for the iPhone 5:

Auxo — $ 1 Auxo is the way Apple should do the app switcher in  <a href=[Read More...]

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Pinboard: It’s not pretty, but it works.

Remember bookmarks? It’s how we used to save sites to go back to later. In theory anyway. Browser bookmark search was pretty terrible, and you had to remember the name of the site to find it again. So we mostly just used Google to search for a site every time we wanted to go there.

And then came Del.icio.us.

Delicious was sold, ignored, killed and then —  [Read More...]

The iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch make excellent digital readers, and the iBooks apps is where most people will spend their time reading books on the iOS platform. iBooks is deceptively simple though, and though it works great on it’s own, taking the time to learn a few things and adjust a few simple settings can make a world of difference in the readability of ebooks or anything else in your digital library. With that in mind, here are 5  [Read More...]