Tag Archive: Devices


Apple reveals how long its devices typically last

How many years do you use your iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, or Mac before shutting it down for the last time and sending it to the big Apple Store in the sky? While Apple products are typically far more solid and long-lasting than those made by their rivals, the company offers a clue in a newly-released […]

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Awesome upgrades for your iOS devices and Apple Watch [Deals]

Getting the phone or the smart watch is always just the beginning. To make these devices an ideal fit with our lives, habits, or sense of style, there are plenty of peripherals available to bring our most intimate of technologies into closer alignment with our wants and needs. From low-profile charging to mobile mounts and […]

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Infinite Tanks brings open-world destruction to your Apple devices

There are times for precision racing games and times for, well, blowing the hell out of some giant vehicles. Guess which category Atypical Games’ newly-announced Infinite Tanks falls into? Having previously made the entertaining Battle Supremacy and Sky Gamblers, Atypical’s Infinite Tanks is coming to iOS, tvOS and OS X this summer. Check out the trailer below: […]

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TrackR’s new app can find lost iOS devices even without GPS

Finding your iPad or iPhone is about to get a whole lot easier, even under the worst circumstances, thanks to a new app from TrackR that can locate your lost iOS devices regardless of whether or not its connected to Wi-Fi or cellular data. The new free app called TrackR tablet, runs on both iPhone […]

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Ten iPhone makers jailed for stealing $150k worth of devices

Ten employees of Apple manufacturer Pegatron have been jailed after stealing and selling 227 iPhones, 360 motherboards, and 58 Apple batteries — with a total market value of $ 154,000. The employees comprised six permanent Pegatron staffers and four canteen workers. Two of the workers, surnamed Pei and Shi, managed to steal five iPhone 6 handsets […]

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New smart devices store lets you try tomorrow’s hardware today

b8ta, a company started by several ex-Nest employees, announced today that they are launching a brick-and-mortar retail store, dedicated to selling Internet of Things connected devices. “Right now, consumer desire for innovative products is booming, and there’s never been a better time to be a maker,” said Vibhu Norby, CEO of b8ta. “However, most new […]

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Apple Maps now dominates Google Maps on iOS devices

It’s hard to think of too many Apple-related bombs bigger than Apple Maps, the disastrous mapping service introduced in 2012, which resulted in widespread ridicule, at least one major executive leaving the company, and Tim Cook himself recommending that customers use rival services. But just a few years later a new report suggests that Apple Maps […]

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78% of Thanksgiving mobile shopping took place on iOS devices

Early Thanksgiving online sale reports suggest that Apple devices were once again the platform of choice for people doing their holiday shopping. How dominant were Apple devices in this category? Well, according to analytics firm Custora E-Commerce Pulse, iOS devices accounted for a massive 78.3 percent of all mobile e-commerce orders in the U.S., compared […]

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AirWatch makes it easy to manage all your organization’s devices

This post is brought to you by VMware, maker of AirWatch. Whatever your organization’s mission, synchronizing all your employees’ mobile devices can power up your operations. However, wrangling together an array of phones, tablets and laptops is very tough. Making sure they’re all caught up and in sync with the same software versions and whatnot […]

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iOS 9 already running on 2 out of 3 compatible devices

Apple has just released its second beta for iOS 9, coinciding with the release of Apple’s latest developer figures for iOS 9 adoption — showing that the company’s latest mobile OS can now be found on 2 out of every 3 compatible iPhones and iPads. In addition to 66 percent of users now upgraded to iOS […]

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