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You’ve never seen an Apple Store quite like this before

A new Apple Store opening up is always something of an event. But over the weekend, a one-of-a-kind Apple Store opened in London, and I guarantee you’ve never been to one quite like it. It looks like an Apple Store.…Read more ›

Weakspot theory shows Bendgate’s not quite dead yet

The iPhone 6 Plus bends because it’s thin and aluminium, right? Wrong, according to a poster on Imgur, who has analysed photos of the contorting iPhone phablet and places the blame instead on a badly-designed metal reinforcement. With only 9 reported…Read more ›

Steve Jobs’s Widow Is The World’s 9th Richest Woman And Quite The Philanthropist

Steve and Laurene Jobs together at the 82nd Academy Awards back in 2010

Steve and Laurene Jobs together at the 82nd Academy Awards back in 2010

When Steve Jobs passed away in 2011, he left behind a wife and four children. His widow, Laurene Powell Jobs, has stayed hidden from the public sphere for years, but now she is starting to receive more recognition as an influential philanthropist.

She is passionate about a host  [Read More…]

The Mummy Is Quite Possible The Best Silicone Case For iPad Mini [Review]

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I’m a big fan of Loop Attachment’s Mummy cases for the iPhone — they’re probably the best silicone cases you can get — so I couldn’t wait to get my hands on the Mummy case for iPad mini when it was announced at CES back in January.

Mummy by Loop Attachment Category: Cases Works With: iPad mini Price: $ 30

Just like its smaller siblings, it’s made almost  [Read More…]

Lioncase’s iPad Mini Case Is So Light That The Laws Of Physics Are Quite Concerned [Review]

Even scuffed up, the Folio Shield looks handsome — just like Harrison Ford.

Folio Shield by Lioncase Category: Cases Works With: iPad mini Price: $ 32

Lioncase’s Folio Shield might be the best case I’ve yet tried for the iPad mini – apart from the Smart Cover that is. I’ll admit that I had trouble testing it because I love to fondle and caress the mini’s naked curves so much, but I forced  [Read More…]

Atari’s iOS Version Of Outlaw Gets Quite A Facelift 36 Years Later

Can you spot the newer version?

Atari’s released a remake of its 1978 home console classic, Outlaw, which actually saw first life as a light gun game in arcades as early as 1976. Well, Flying Wisdom Studios has developed a new version for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad that looks a whole lot better than the original.

Released just last week, the new iOS version of Outlaw eschews the “pong-with-cowboys” style  [Read More…]

Summly: Actually Quite Good News Summaries For Free [Review]

Nick says hi. Hi Nick.

Meet Nick. Nick D’Aloisio. He’s 17, lives in London, and his new news app Summly is attracting quite a lot of interest over in the UK. It seems to me that most of the media coverage is because of Nick’s age than the app he’s created. So let’s take a closer look at that app and see what all the fuss is about.

Summly is a  [Read More…]

Earn To Die Zombie-Squishing Driving Game Doesn’t Quite Deliver [Review]

That’s the first one down.

You shouldn’t judge people purely on first impressions (although many of us do). You probably shouldn’t do the same with apps either. But first impressions count for a lot, and my first impressions of zombie killfest Earn to Die are, well, not that great.

Earn to Die is a bizarre side-scrolling drive-em-up zombie bloodbath for iPhone or iPad.

Based on the premise that you can only  [Read More…]

Speck’s PixelSkin HD For iPhone 5: Quite Possibly The Best TPU Case There Is [Review]

Look at all those “pixels.”

The Speck PixelSkin HD is a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) case that’s designed to give you “slim and smooth” protection for your iPhone 5, while offering “grippyness [sic] with high-contrast matte pixels.”

Its raised bezel aims to keep your iPhone’s display free from scuffs and scratches should you drop it on its face, while the rubberized covers for the volume keys and sleep/wake button prevent fluff and grime  [Read More…]

Withings WiFi Body Scale: Quite Possibly The Best Way to Live Longer [Review, Fitness Special]]

Despite all our 21st-century technical wizardry, one of the easiest and least expensive ways to get a very basic idea of physical health is through a metric thats been used for a very long time: body weight. The Withings WiFi Body Scale ($ 160) takes this concept to the next level in many ways, including allowing you access to all your data on a gorgeously designed iOS app. It also  [Read More…]