Ariaby Pad&Quill Category: Cases Works With: iPad mini Price: $ 90
I called the Pad&Quill Aria the â€œclassiest iPad mini case yet,â€ and Iâ€™ll stand by that after using it for a week or two. Itâ€™s also most definitely the sturdiest, best crafted case Iâ€™ve ever seen, and the fanciest that Brian Holmes and the P&Q crew has come up with to date.
But can such a fancy case ever be practical? [Read More...]
While Apple’s Maps has certainly come a long way since its release last year, there’s still a lot of improving that needs to be done. The good news is that Apple is working to improve the accuracy of its mapping, and the company is hiring “Ground Truth” managers to help improve the “quality” of Maps in different regions around the world.
Apple has openings for 7 of these positions, and each role [Read More...]
Personally, I’ve never had a problem with Apple Maps in its current iOS 6 incarnation, but many people have. Now that Google Maps is out for iOS, though, there’s an easy way to get around using Apple Maps, using the transit option.
Since Apple Maps doesn’t have a public transit option, the app sends you to a special App Store page that lets you use any routing or transit [Read More...]
We’ve heard very little about the next-gen iPhone 5S, other than that the device is expected to feature a better camera. Some have speculated that the successor to the iPhone 5 will also come in more than two colors and maybe even have a fingerprint sensor. An iPhone 5S would assumedly ship sometime around the fall if Apple sticks to its track record.
Even less has been revealed [Read More...]
If you’ve ever tried to download a large app or iOS update over 3G or LTE, you’ve undoubtedly seen the message “This Item Is Over 50MB” and telling you “You must connect to a Wi-Fi network or use iTunes on your computer to download” whatever app it is you’re trying to get. You can get around that limitation though if you really must, though unless you have a [Read More...]
An iWatch concept
Rumors have started to pick up regarding Apple’s foray into wearable technology. Over the weekend, both The New York Times and Wall Street Journal reported that Apple is working on an ‘iWatch’ product.
Now a third report on the mysterious device has surfaced, and it speaks to the level of focus Apple is giving the top secret project.
According to Bloomberg:
Apple Inc.Â has a team of about [Read More...]
will a cheaper iPhone be enough for Apple to beat Samsung?
Even though we’ve seen some positive news over the past few months regarding Apple’s smartphone marketshare, there’s no denying that Android is the most dominant mobile platform in the world right now.
Apple may continue to grow its marketshare of the world smartphone market for another year or so, but according to one analyst, Apple’s marketshare will peak sometime in 2013 [Read More...]
Rumors surrounding an upcoming low-cost iPhone have really taken off this week, withÂ The Wall Street JournalÂ reporting on Tuesday that the device could make its debut before the end of 2013. Now Bloomberg is corroborating that with information from its own sources, who say Apple is already discussing the device with at least one of the major U.S. carriers. They also claim that the handset will cost between $ 99 and $ [Read More...]
If you’re an AT&T subscriber and are having problems accessing your visual voicemail, it’s not just you. We’re hearing reports that a widescale problem is preventing AT&T subscribers from accessing their visual voicemail.
Twitter is full of complaints from AT&T customers who can’t access their visual voicemail:
sfmitch99: AT&T wireless, when will my visual voicemail return? Supposedly problem affects many on west coast – multiple platforms, too.
peter_f_young: @pdxdavidm so silly…but @att [Read More...]
When the PadPivot arrived, I scoffed: It’s just another iPad stand after all, and a weird-looking one at that. But then I started using it, an interesting thing happened: It grew on me quicker than almost any other gadget I have.
A few weeks later and the PadPivot has not only ousted several other widgets from my gear-bag, but – if it was pried from my fingers right now, I’d immediately order myself up [Read More...]