The visually overhauled iOS 7 beta includes a handful of nice new default wallpapers, two of which are static (the left pink blue dots and galaxy image), and two are animated (the right two varieties of blue and purple vector bubbles). Obviously without iOS 7 you won’t be able to get the animated wallpapers, but you can get a static image of them and they still look pretty [Read More...]
Of course the best way to preview iOS 7 would be to install the beta, but let’s face it, that beta is buggy, incomplete, and besides, it requires a developer account to use, which makes it inaccessible to the vast majority of people. So what’s the next best thing to preview the new iOS without installing the beta? Viewing full-sized, full-screened videos and screen shots directly on your iPhone or iPod touch. This gives you an excellent idea of how [Read More...]
According to a tweet by Business Insider editor Joseph Weisenthal today, Apple has increased the prices for the iPad mini, iPad, and iPod touch in the online Apple Store in Japan.
According to Reuters, the Japanese yen continues to weaken after a devaluation across the past several months, getting to Â¥100.69 earlier today, which could be the reason for the price increase.
MacRumors reports that, prior to the [Read More...]
Following the launch of its new cheaper iPod touch this morning, Apple has confirmed that it has now sold more than 100 million units of the iPod touch since its introduction back in 2007. That makes it one of the Cupertino company’s most popular products to date.
“In addition toÂ launching a new model of its iPod touchÂ on Thursday, Apple told me this morning that it has sold more than 100 million units [Read More...]
Apple has this morning added a new iPod touch to its online store that does away with the rear-facing iSight camera in an effort to be cheaper. The device also has just 16GB of internal storage â€” half that of the regular iPod touch â€” but it is $ 70 cheaper at $ 229.
The new model also comes in just one color â€” grey with a black front â€” and it [Read More...]
The Mutator is a hardware mute switch for your iPhone. What’s that you say? You already have a hardware mute switch on your iPhone? Well, yes you do. But – as the poor fellow who caused Mahlergate found out – mute doesn’t always mean “mute”.
When you slide the iPhone’s mute switch, it silences most hints, but it won’t silence any alarms or alerts you have set. This is usually a good [Read More...]
One iBooks to rule them all.
Apple’s iBooks provides one of the best, most accessible ereading experience on the iPad, in my opinion, and it’s pretty darn simple to use.
That said, there’s always room to learn just a few more tricks to make the experience even better for you. Here, then, are five tips to master iBooks on your iOS device of choice.
Study Better – [Read More...]
Apple has started selling refurbished models of itsÂ latest iPod touch online. In this case, that means $ 50 off, which translates to a 12%-16% price cut depending on the storage size. A 32GB refurbished iPod touch costs $ 249 instead of the normal $ 299, and a 64GB model costs $ 349 instead of $ 399. A refurbished option is not available for the 16GB iPod touch, [Read More...]
Okay, this is rad. YouTube user HM231 had no use for his car stereo’s old, crusty audio cassette slot, so what did he do? Hollow it out and mount a 30-pin connector inside it so he could slide in his iPod instead to pump up the jams. Rad!
The Nest thermostat isn’t just an incredible next-gen thermostat that allows you to change and program your house’s heating or cooling via an iPhone or iPad: it’s also designed and created by Tony Fadell, the so-called father of the iPod.
It’s also expensive like an iPod, usually retailing for $ 249.99. But right now, the first-gen model is on sale at Amazon for just $ 179.00.
If you want to heat your [Read More...]