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BestRoute Free Can Get You There. And There. And There, Too

BestRoute Free — Navigation — Free Now that Halloween is over, the rest of the holidays are clamoring for our attention. And some of them require shopping, which can mean a lot of driving all over town. And if you…Read more ›

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iOS 7.0.3′s “Reduce Motion” Option Is For All You Pukers Out There

“The zoom animations everywhere on the new iOS 7 are literally making me nauseous and giving me a headache.” That first post from an Apple support forum member on September 18th has since snowballed into a massive thread with over…Read more ›

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Have You Been Somewhere? Backstep Can Get You There Again

Backstep – Travel – Free If you’ve ever traveled to an unfamiliar city, found a new café, or parked at a SuperTarget, you know the value of being able to get back to where you were. Backstep wants to help.…Read more ›

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Cobook Update Adds Foursquare And Instagram Support, Plus A Feature You All Thought Was There Already

Cobook has updated it’s contacts/address book app, adding some long-overdue features, some neat new tricks, and – finally – a store, so you can give the company some money at last. Cobook is a kind of phone/address book replacement for the iPhone, slurping in your contacts, matching them with your Twitter and Facebook friends and […]

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There Are Some Words Apple Just Doesn’t Feel Comfortable Spellchecking

IMG_0236Try misspelling “abortion” in iOS. Does Apple help you spellcheck it like most of your mistakes? Nope. It turns out that there’s a huge collection of controversial lingo and not-so-controversial-lingo that Apple takes a hands-off approach to with spellcheck. The Daily Beast heavily researched spellcheck in iOS and how it ignored certain words like “rape” […]

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There Are Beautiful Force Fields Pulsing From Your Mac, iPhone & iPad [Video]

Screen Shot 2013-07-03 at 9.18.52 AMEvery time you turn on your MacBook, iPhone or iPad, an invisible force field starts pulsing out from it, made up entirely of complex patterns of magnetic and electric fields. These fields can be visualized. And as it turns out, they make really cool looking light paintings. Over at the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design, […]

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Google Insists There Is No Battery Drain Issue With Google Now For iOS

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Google brought its intelligent Google Now service to iOS earlier this week with an update to the Google Search app, and for many, the feature works very well. For a lot of others, however, Google Now appears to be causing a significantly negative impact on battery life — as we reported on Wednesday.

Google has since responded to these reports, calling them “incorrect” and insisting that Google Now does not have  [Read More…]

iPhone Sales In India Could Bolster Apple’s Profit There To Over $1 Billion [Report]

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Apple’s making a big push in India, and it appears to be paying off. According to an article in The Times of India, Apple India’s revenue already rose by a factor of three last year, and analysts there expect the current brisk sales of iPhones to boost the company’s bottom line to over $ 1 billion in the current year.

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There Is A Surreal Cyberpunk Adventure Game Built Into OS X That You Never Knew About

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OS X comes with an almost non-existent collection of games by default. You’ve got a really lackluster chess game that hasn’t been updated for over a decade… and that’s pretty much it.

But did you know OS X has a secret game you’ve probably never seen, built right into the kernel of the operating system? It does, but don’t expect something on the level of Infinity  [Read More…]

There Will Be “At Least” Two iPhone 5S Models In Different Sizes [Analyst]

This mockup shows what a family of different sized iPhones might look like.

This mockup shows what a family of different sized iPhones might look like.

Topeka Capital analyst Brian White received some criticism last week when he revealed in a note to investors that he expects Apple’s much-anticipated television set to come with a “mini iTV” tablet and an “iRing.” But rather than going into hiding until the whole thing is forgotten about, White  [Read More…]