How to Tell the Difference Between a Genuine and Fake Apple Keyboard

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If you have an iMac or other desktop Mac computer, an Apple Bluetooth keyboard most likely came bundled with it. However, if you have a MacBook docked to an external monitor and want to use a separate mouse and keyboard, you may be eyeing Apple’s Bluetooth keyboard, which retails at $79.99. Some users never hesitate […]

Apple’s Official Fix for iMessage Problems Is Idiotic

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The last week or so for Apple has been quite interesting, as an iMessage problem that has been around for years is just now getting around to Apple, and the company still doesn’t really have a solid fix for it. A major issue with Apple’s iMessage service is that many users have problems with their […]

Facebook iPhone App Update Plagues Users, Is a Huge Step Back

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Facebook updated its iPhone and Android app late last week with a big update that turned the iPhone version to 10.0, arriving with a wealth of new features, like previewing your posts before you publish them, publishing posts even when you don’t have a solid internet connection, and various other performance improvements to the News […]

iOS 7.1.1 Jailbreak Successful, but Don’t Count on a Public Release

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Almost a month after iOS 7.1.1 released to the public, a jailbreak has been discovered for it and it’s been proven on video, as well as photographic evidence from another jailbreak hacker. The iOS 7.1 update that came out back in March was the end of Evasi0n’s iOS 7 jailbreak run. It still works on […]

What Size iPad Should You Buy?

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We’re in right smack dab in the middle of an iPad refresh, meaning that it’s been around six months since the iPad was last updated, and it’ll probably be another six months before it gets updated again. However, plenty of buyers are still in the market for an Apple slate and there are more choices […]

5 Essential iOS 7 Cydia Tweaks for Google Users

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The official iOS 7 jailbreak has been available for a while now, and we’ve been taking some time to play around with a lot of jailbreak tweaks (old and new) for iOS 7 and seeing which ones are worth your time. We’ve already discussed and featured a ton of iOS 7 Cydia tweaks that dramatically improve […]

iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 4s: Which One Should You Buy?

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If you’re in the market for a new iPhone, which one do you get? It’s a tough question when you don’t know much about the devices that you’re deciding over, but hopefully this guide can get you going into the right direction. Apple currently offers the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c and the iPhone 4s. The […]

Text to 911: What You Need to Know

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Up until just recently, those in danger had to dial and call 911 in order to report an emergency, but users can text it now, thanks to all of the major carriers who have launched support for it, as well as a handful of 911 call centers across the US. If you’re unable to call […]

How to Buy a Cheap MacBook Air

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A new MacBook Air isn’t all that cheap. Even while Apple lowered the price of the MacBook Air to just $899 for the entry-level model, that still might not be anywhere close to your budget. It’s the first step that the company is taking to have cheaper entry-level MacBooks available for purchase, so it’s certainly a start. Until […]

iPad Air vs iPad Mini: Which One Should You Buy?

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Choosing the right size laptop, the right size smartphone, and even the right size tablet can turn into quite the ordeal. It’s important to wisely choose the best product for you, especially when you’ll be spending at least a few hundred dollars on the purchase. If you’re in the market for an iPad, that’s great […]

How to Fix iMessage Problems When Switching to Android

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A major issue with Apple’s iMessage service is that many users have issues with their own phone number correctly transferring to a non-iPhone smartphone, but there are solutions to make the transition much smoother if you’re switching over to Android from an iPhone. Former editor-in-chief of Lifehacker Adam Pash recently wrote about his troubles when […]

MLB Perfect Inning on iPad Has Nothing on MLB 14 The Show

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Baseball video games are making quite a comeback in 2014. Despite the exit that the MLB 2K series took last year, several gaming studios are trying to take its place with a baseball game of their own, with RBI Baseball 14 being the most popular option for Xbox currently. RBI Baseball 14 is also available […]

iPhone 6 Rumor Details Jump to 1704 x 960 Retina Display

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The iPhone 6 is rumored to come with a larger display than the iPhone 5s — two larger screen sizes, in fact; 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhones are rumored to be making an appearance later this year. The resolution of these rumored devices are unclear at this point, but 9to5Mac reports that the iPhone 6 will […]

iPhone 6 Release Date Rumored for September, August Unlikely

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Apple may be preparing to launch the iPhone 6 in September after all, thanks to German website iFun, which says that Apple Store retail employees in Germany are being asked not to take any vacation time starting in mid-September, which seems like a wonderful time to launch a new iPhone. This seems to counter the […]

Cheap iPad Chargers: Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Buy One

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Apple’s iPad charger is a bit pricey at $20, but with that price comes quality, as engineer Ken Shirriff has discovered when he tore open a genuine Apple-branded iPad charger and a cheap, counterfeit iPad charger. Shirriff (who also tore down the iPhone charger awhile back) discovered that not only is the cheaper charger lesser quality, […]

iOS 8 Rumors Point to Split-Screen Multitasking on iPad

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True multitasking may be coming to the iPad when iOS 8 officially releases in the form of Microsoft Surface-like split-screening, where users can snap two apps side-by-side and use them at the same time. 9to5Mac reports that “sources with knowledge of the enhancement in development” have said that iOS 8 will come with a split-screen multitasking […]

How to Get the Google Play Music iPad App Early

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Many iOS apps are universal, meaning that one app works on both iPhone and iPad by sharing some aspects of the code, but also have unique lines of code that allow the app to recognize whether its being used on an iPhone or iPad. The Google Play Music app is one example, but the iPad […]

iPhone Flash Drives Now Exist, but They’re Pricey

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Since the introduction of microUSB flash drives at CES earlier this year, we’ve been wondering when we would see a similar product arrive for the iPhone and iPad. However, that day has finally arrived. Hyper, the makers behind those robust MacBook battery packs that we love so much, have come up with a Lightning flash […]

iOS 8 for iPhone 4 Unlikely

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Apple’s tradition of dropping support for older devices and discontinuing iOS updates will most likely continue on with the release of iOS 8. Apple recently discontinued selling the iPhone 4 in several countries, including India and Brazil. Of course, it was discontinued in the US once the iPhone 5s was launched, but was kept on […]

Apple Offers Sweet iPhone 5s Upgrade Deal

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Apple is diving deep into the iPhone trade-in market with a trade-in program of its own. On Friday, the company began offering trade-in deals for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s, giving customers up to $99 and $199, respectively, for their old devices. Unfortunately, you have to use that cash to upgrade to a newer […]