Apple’s Vaunted App Stores Need Some Work

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Apple continues to sell iOS devices at a record clip. Apparently over 100 million iOS device toting folks have also upgraded their older devices to iOS 6, along with those users who are receiving iOS 6 with an new iPhone 5. Apple also seems to be doing quite well in terms of selling Macs. The […]

Thoughts After a Day of Apple Update Frenzy

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Remember the days of old when upgrading a computer used to take a day if not more? Of course if you’re a gadget geek and you had multiple computers to update then you were looking at a considerable time investment to get things up to speed with whatever the latest and greatest. I used to […]

How to Jailbreak iOS 6 for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPod touch

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Yesterday, Apple released its latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 6, and fortunately for those running select Apple devices, a jailbreak for the software is currently available. The iPhone Dev-Teams Redsn0w tethered jailbreak works with iOS 6 on certain devices. Sadly, the jailbreak is only available for a handful of devices though we […]

New iPad Mini Photos Leak

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Now that Apple’s iPhone 5 will come to the market in just a few days the rumor mill can focus on the iPad Mini, and the best way to do that is with a few new photos of the rumored device. The latest iPad Mini photos come from Chinese site Bolopad by way of TechCrunch. […]

5 Things to Do Before You Upgrade to iOS 6

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On Wednesday, Apple not only announced the new iPhone 5, but it also showed off iOS 6 and gave it a release date, September 19th. And as that release date bears down on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch owners, we wanted to share some tips on how to best prepare yourself for the release of […]

How to Get iOS 6 Right Now

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Yesterday, Apple announced that it will release iOS 6 to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners on September 19th. And while that is just a few days away, those who don’t wish to wait can install iOS 6 right now if they want. After yesterday’s iPhone 5 and iOS 6 announcement, Apple posted the iOS […]

iOS 6 GM Released Ahead of September 19th Release Date

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Apple released the iOS 6 “Gold Master” version of its software today ahead of the software’s release date set to take place later this month on September 19th. The iOS 6 “Gold Master” files are now currently available on Apple’s developer website and can be downloaded and installed by those who have access. Apple’s iOS […]

Apple Untucked: iPhone 5 and iPod Touch Announcement Lacks Luster

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Call it too many rumors. Call it a maturing platform. You could probably call it a lot of things. But, the bottom line on the Apple announcements today is while Apple might roll out the usual (and now redundant) hyperbole about it’s latest and greatest I think there’s something missing. From where I’m sit we’re […]

Siri Comes to New iPod Touch

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Apple is bringing Siri to its most affordable iOS device, the iPod touch. The voice-assistant service made its debut last fall on the iPhone 4S and moved to the New iPad  earlier this year. There are a few caveats however. The service is only available for when connected to the Internet, which makes Siri only […]

Apple Announces New iPod Touch with 4-inch Display, Siri & Better Camera

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Apple announced a new iPod Touch today with a larger 4-inch display, better camera and Siri. This is the 5th generation iPod Touch. The new iPod Touch is the first real upgrade to the iPod Touch line since 2010, and a much-needed update. The iPhone stole much of the iPod Touch’s thunder, but this update shows Apple did […]

Apple Website Confirms iPhone 5 Name, 4G LTE & New iPods

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Hours before Tim Cook will take the stage in San Francisco Apple’s website has already confirmed the name of the iPhone 5. According to 9To5Mac the search engine on Apple’s website links to the iPhone 5 when users search for “iPhone-5.” The links include a tips page, the press release, and RF exposure information. None […]

Apple Store Down: Get Ready for the iPhone 5

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The Apple Store is closed this morning as Apple prepares for the iPhone 5 event taking place at 10 AM Pacific. Apple routinely closes the Apple Store ahead of product announcements, even hours before the event. This prevents shoppers from buying a soon to be outdated gadget, and builds buzz for the impending launch. Closing […]

New iPod Touch, iPod Nano, and iPod Shuffle Rumor Roundup

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Next week Apple will finally unveil its new iPhone 5. While we know the device likely won’t share the stage with the iPad Mini, recent rumors say it might share the stage with new iPod devices. Apple hasn’t changed the designs of any iPods since 2010 when it introduced the new touchscreen iPod nano and […]

iPods to Join iPhone 5 Party on September 12

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Come September 12 when Apple announces the iPhone 5, the company may also refresh its line of iPod music players. There are still very few details about which iPod models will get refreshed or newly introduced right now. However, it is believed that Apple will either update or refresh at least two iPod series at […]

iPhone 5, iPad Mini Lead 8 Product Fall Launch for Apple, Says Analyst

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Apple is expected to announce a new iPhone in September with a late September iPhone 5 release date, but this is just one of many products Apple will launch this fall according to Ming-Chi Kuo, an analyst with KGI Securities who has deep connections to Apple suppliers. Ming-Chi Kuo adds to our speculation that Apple is […]

Dunkin’ Donuts Launches Mobile Payment App For iPhone and Android

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In an effort to keep up with Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts now has its own mobile payment app for iOS and Android. The new Dunkin’ Donuts app, is now available in the App Store and Google Play Store. The app uses a barcode system for mobile payments, similar to the Starbucks app before the company teamed […]

How I Turned an iPod Touch into $20,000

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Two weeks ago I had an iPod Touch, and today I have $20,000 in restaurant gift certificates. I didn’t use any cash to move from a $200 iPod Touch to enough restaurant gift certificates to eat like a king, instead I bartered and traded my way up to $20,000 worth of food and fun — and I’m not done. A&E’s […]