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Circle with Disney is a near flawless parental control system [Reviews]

I recall at WWDC 2011 when Steve Jobs introduced iCloud he talked about how up until that point, managing and syncing content across devices was driving everybody nuts. You’d take one photo on one device and would have to plug it in and sync it to another device, which would then offer up some of […]

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Apple TV Tech Talks are coming soon to a city near you

Developers didn’t get any in-depth coding knowledge for tvOS at WWDC this year, but Apple is making up for it by launching the Apple TV Tech Talks tour that will bring technical information on building and designing great Apple TV apps to developers around the globe. Registration for the Apple TV Tech Talks opened today […]

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Coming soon to an Android Wear near you: iOS notifications?

As an iPhone owner, I’ve been curious about Android Wear, Google’s smartwatch platform, from the get-go. The problem is Android Wear requires an Android smartphone to work, leaving everyone out to dry. That might be changing though. An iOS developer…Read more ›

Inspired by The Hobbit, this DIY sword glows when it’s near open Wi-Fi networks

Never able to find an open Wi-Fi signal when you need one? Maybe you should carry around this sword. Modeled after Frodo’s weapon in The Lord of the Rings, it glows when it’s within range of open Wi-Fi. The blade…Read more ›

Pixar bringing Toy Story 4 to a big screen near you in 2017

Today’s good news: a new Toy Story movie. Pixar just announced that it’s releasing the fourth installment of Toy Story in June 2017. The movie will be directed by John Lasseter, the legend who directed the first two movies and currently serves…Read more ›

How to find stores near you that support Apple Pay

Apple Pay launched yesterday with dozens of official partners supporting Apple’s mobile payments solution out of the gate, but even though participating stores are listed on Apple’s website, there are tons of other contactless payment vendors in your city that can…Read more ›

Monster Hunter Freedom Unite is coming to an App Store near you

Although we’re living through something of a golden age for original iOS games (think Monument Valley and Leo’s Fortune), it’s also a great time for iPhone gamers because we’re seeing ports of so many classic games making their way into…Read more ›

Apple Reportedly Bringing Fullscreen Video iAds To An iPhone Near You

Apple is planning to bring fullscreen video iAds to iOS, according to a new report from AdAge. The ads will be interstitials, meaning that they will interrupt whatever you’re doing to briefly take over the screen. In the past, iAds…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Use “Apps Near Me” When Traveling to See Popular Local Apps for iPhone

App Store Icon The App Store gained a location awareness feature in iOS 7 that lists the most popular applications used in any given region, based upon the devices current location. For iPhone users who live in a particular location, it may not be that exciting beyond a one-time check up – though some cities do have great local apps that can be found and resurfaced through the ‘Popular Near Me’ menu  [Read More…]

Use “Apps Near Me” When Traveling to See Popular Local Apps for iPhone

App Store Icon The App Store gained a location awareness feature in iOS 7 that lists the most popular applications used in any given region, based upon the devices current location. For iPhone users who live in a particular location, it may not be that exciting beyond a one-time check up – though some cities do have great local apps that can be found and resurfaced through the ‘Popular Near Me’ menu  [Read More…]