What if your iOS lockscreen intelligently pulled together all the data inside your iPhone and made sure that you could keep track with your real-world life without even sliding-to-unlock?
This beautiful iOS 7 concept by JÃ¼rgen Ulbrich of Apfellike.de reimagines iOS as something a lot more similar to Google Now than we’ve ever seen in iOS before.
Stylistically, we can quibble about it — the visual style of this concept obviously is more in Google’s school than Apple’s — but [Read More...]
Blackberry Messenger might finally be coming to iOS this summer… but it’s just been confirmed that doesn’t mean a native iPad version.
The depressing word comes straight from Blackberry’s software portfolio chief Vivek Bhardwaj, who confirmed to Trusted Reviews:
At this point it is iOS and Android, and thatâ€™s iOS phones running iOS 6 and higher… Smartphone is our real focus and again it comes back to what BBM is. If [Read More...]
We’re big fans of Pixelmator here at Cult of Mac â€” it’s one of the finest image editors you can buy for your Mac, and it’s just $ 14.99. And it appears we’re not the only ones who love it. Pixelmator just announced that its latest 2.2 Blueberry update has seen over 500,000 downloads in just one week, becoming its most successful release to date.
“A whopping total of 500,000 downloads in [Read More...]
iOS is a fantastic platform, but as it approaches its sixth birthday, it’s inÂ desperateÂ need of a lick of paint. If you jailbreak your devices, then you don’t need to sit and wait for Apple to administer that, because you can take the design refresh into your own hands by theming.
The only issue with that is finding a theme that’s as beautiful as the hardware it’s running on. There aren’t many out [Read More...]
The iPhone 5 already has a pretty decent battery â€” at least mine does â€” but because it’s non-removable, there’s no easy way to bring it back to life if the battery dies when you’re out and about. It’s best to make sure, then, that this doesn’t happen â€” and Mophie’s new Juice Pack Plus can help you with that.
Featuring a large 2,100mAh battery, it’s Mophie’s most [Read More...]
Mobileaks says the above render comes from a tipster who has seen the iPad mini 2 with Retina display. We’re not so convinced.
According to a “source” speaking to Mobileaks, these will be the specifications of the iPad mini 2:
7.9 inch Retina display 2048 x 1536 pixels 324 ppi Apple A6X processor 8.0 megapixel camera 2.0 megapixel front camera 16, 32, 64 GB internal memory 7.5 mm thickness
At first [Read More...]
There are some nifty tweaks for jailbroken iOS devices that allow you to add blank spaces to your home screen and arrange your app icons any way you like. Well now you don’t need to jailbreak to have this option, because a newly-discovered glitch in iOS lets you create blank spaces with a bit of trickery.
The glitch was discovered by Dom over at AppAdvice, who has put together a quick how-to [Read More...]
Siri’s got a ton of talents. She’s an amateur movie critic. She knows all about robotics. Plus, she’s pretty decent at her main job as a personal assistant.
Siri’s never been a great comedian, and whoever was put in charge of making Siri more witty and conversationalÂ is just making her look more dorky. Now whenever you ask Siri to tell you a joke, she replies with, “Get Siri-ous. Ha ha!”Â The [Read More...]
Google unleashed an insane amount of news during its marathon keynote at the I/O developer conference today in California. A new music subscription service, Google Maps update, and messaging platform were just a few of the announcements.
Software and services was the name of the game at I/O this year, and here’s a roundup of everything Google unveiled earlier this afternoon:
Google Play Music All Access
Last week we told you that Verizon would be selling the iPhone 5 for 50% off later this month. The promotion has now begun, and the iPhone 5 is being offered for $ 99 with a carrier contract instead of the normal $ 199 retail price.
But there’s a catch that severely limits eligibility.
Verizon toldÂ Gotta Be Mobile that this deal will only be offered to select customers who areÂ â€œidentified as being [Read More...]