Tag Archive: Charges


Powerful little stand charges Apple Watch and iPhone together

I think I expected too much of the Trident Valet, but now that we’ve gotten past our initial squabbling, I think we’ll be just fine. The Apple Watch stand/case/charger, which has its own self-contained charger and an auxiliary port that lets you power up a second device while you top off your watch, will not […]

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YouTube’s new streaming service charges iOS users an Apple tax

Google revealed that it’s getting into the subscription video streaming service game today with the introduction of YouTube Red. The new $ 9.99 per month service will give customers ad-free access to all of YouTube’s content, but the company plans to charge customers extra if they sign up through iOS. To compensate for the App Store’s […]

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Stylish wooden dock charges all your devices at once

Lust List: AllDock USB charging station by AllDock I have a gadget-friendly family. We’ve all got an iPhone, a few of us have iPads, and I’ve got an Apple Watch. All of these devices require charging, and all of them need a place to hang out when they’re not being used. The AllDock is a […]

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Eddy Cue talks Apple Music and getting rid of data roaming charges

Eddy Cue has given an interview to U.K. newspaper the Evening Standard, in which he describes the company’s long-term approach to making Apple Music work, as well as hinting at Apple’s plans to help customers avoid roaming charges when they take their iPhone abroad. Answering a question about Apple Music subscriber numbers, Cue says that, “[W]e’re pleased with […]

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Pro Tip: Avoid data overage charges with this hidden iOS 9 setting

iOS 9’s Wi-Fi Assist feature helps when you’re connected to a slow Wi-Fi connection by kicking in your cellular data network to help things seem a bit snappier. The problem is that it can also rack up some data charges if you end up going over your data cap. If you’ve got a limited data […]

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Handy running accessory charges your iPhone (and could save your life)

You can charge your smartphone while cycling or running with an accessory also designed to keep you alive on the road. Sounds like a lot to ask of a battery pack, but the Boost Pack by BSEEN does both with…Read more ›

Spotify thinks App Store charges are squashing the competition

Spotify’s not happy about the way that Apple charges a 30 percent fee toward sales thorough its App Store, including subscription services. The tax structure means that in order for Spotify to make $ 9.99 per month for its premium service…Read more ›

Bank of America refunds duplicate Apple Pay charges

If you’ve been happily tapping up charges with your iPhone 6 after Apple Pay was released on Monday, you might want to double check your bank statements. A number of early Apple Pay users have reported that Apple’s tap-to-pay solution has…Read more ›

Supercapacitor-powered Bamboo speaker charges in minutes and lasts for hours

A few years ago, Portland resident Sam Beck built a bike-powered speaker that wouldn’t cut off when he stopped pedaling at stoplights. He accomplished such a feat with an amazing new technology: supercapacitors. Instead of stopping there, however, Beck decided…Read more ›

Samsung enlists Alice to help with Apple patent theft charges

Everyone knows that the Apple vs. Samsung patent war has been raging for what seems like forever, but would you be any the wiser to hear that Samsung is invoking “Alice” to try and beat two Apple patents? The patents…Read more ›