Apple Testing iPhone 5 and iPod Touch with A5X CPU

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New iPhone rumors point to the inclusion of the Apple A5X processor, capable of delivering better graphics and a new design with a 4-inch display. Additionally, there are rumors that the iPod Touch will receive the Apple A5X processor, marking its first meaningful upgrade since 2010. According to 9To5Mac, Apple is testing a new iPhone with a […]

How To Quit Frozen iPhone Apps

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The iPod Touch and iPhone are good at closing apps that misbehave, but if your iPhone locks up on a misbehaving app, you don’t have to restart to fix the problem. Frozen apps are a pain, especially if you can’t double tap the home button to pull up recently used apps and quit them. (Read: How to […]

HTC Patent Reveals Competitor to iPod Touch, Galaxy Player

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After having been in the smartphone business for over a decade, HTC may be looking to expand its product portfolio. A recent patent application filed in early 2011 reveals that HTC may be looking to expand its ecosystem and create a media player, or phone-less handheld device that connects to the Internet only via WiFi, […]

Apple Says The New iPad’s Battery Is Fine

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With the new iPad, there are conflicting reports as to exactly how long the battery needs to charge before being at full capacity. Many say that the new iPad’s battery isn’t at 100% until one hour or more after the battery icon indicates it is. Apple says that isn’t true. Talking to All Things D, […]

63% of iPhone and iPad Users Updated to iOS 5.1 Within 15 Days

Apple released iOS 5.1 on the same day it announced the new iPad. Since its release iPhone and iPad users have been quick to update their devices to the latest version. According to David Smith, the developer of Audiobooks for iOS, 63% of all iOS users have adopted iOS 5.1 within 15 days of its […]

Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 3.6 to Battle iPod touch in U.S.

Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 3.6 Coming to U.S. to Battle iPod touch

At last year’s IFA conference in Berlin, Samsung announced a device called the Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 3.6, a portable music player that uses Android 2.3 Gingerbread as its operating system. It’s an intriguing device and one that is squarely aimed at Apple’s iPod touch. Well, for those interested in the United States, Samsung has […]

Check Out Real Time Translation During Video Chat in Vocre 2.0 (Video)

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Smartphone apps have made translation simpler in everyday life, but most apps are only useful for text and in-person conversations. The new Vocre 2.0 makes it easier to translate video chat conversations that take place across countries and languages. Vocre 2.0 is an iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad app that offers FaceTime-esque video chat with translation […]

How to Upgrade to iOS 5.1

How to Upgrade to iOS 5.1

In addition to announcing a new iPad, Apple also launched a new version of its mobile software called iOS 5.1 at its event today in San Francisco. While the update isn’t exactly the massive update that we thought it would be, it does bring quite a few features to the table for iDevice owners including […]

Apple’s Servers Giving Errors to iOS 5.1 Upgraders

Apple's Servers Giving Errors to iOS 5.1 Upgraders

Apple has announced the new iPad, complete with Retina Display, 4G LTE and a new camera, but it also unveiled iOS 5.1, the latest version of the company’s mobile software. And while the software has become available to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners, some users are having issues snagging the update from Apple’s servers. […]

iOS 5.1 Now Available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

iOS 5.1 Now Available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

The iPad announcement has come and gone but that wasn’t the only big reveal that came from Apple’s event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. In addition to the iPad, Apple also announced a major update to its mobile operating system in iOS 5.1 which will be bringing a number of new features […]

GottaBeFunded: Last Alert – Find Your iPhone Even When It’s Dead

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Dan Shapley spends an inordinate amount of time looking for his iPhone. It’s not that he’s prone to losing it himself so much, he just lives in a house with game-obsessed kids. “I’ve got three kids that continually sneak off to some corner of the house with my iPhone, play games until the battery dies, […]

Apple Ready to Shrink Dock Connector on Next iDevice

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According to iMore, Apple is ready to abandon the classic dock connector that debuted since the iPod on next-generation iOS devices. The new dock connector would be smaller and would therefore not be backward-compatible with the old dock connectors in use today, creating new opportunities for accessories-manufacturers as well as Apple to create products and […]

Great Valentines Day Gadget Gift Guide

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Valentines Day is a great time to remind someone you care about that you love them. While gadgets alone won’t show your true feelings, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite gadgets to give this Valentines Day. Instead of roses that wilt and chocolates that go bad, why not pick up a fun gadget gift […]

House of Marley’s Bag of Rhythm On Sale – Bringing Back The Boombox

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Some of you reading this blog are old enough to remember when mobile technology meant a boom box that you could fit on your shoulder and carry around. If you were strong enough, of course. These days we’re all expected to keep our tunes to ourselves, though some youths rebel by playing the music from their smartphone speakers really loud, annoying all the people on public transportation with crappy, tinny music. If you’re going to do all that, you need to go old school with it.

iOS 5.1 Release Date Pegged for March 9th

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We have heard that Apple might be releasing iOS 5.1 alongside the upcoming iPad 3 or iPad 2S or iPad 2 HD or whatever the company is going to be calling it, and now we have a specific date to throw into the mix courtesy of YourDailyMac. The site has scrounged up some hard evidence […]

Time Warner App Now Streams Cable Shows to iPhone, iPod Touch

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After having released an iPad streaming app in March, Time Warner Cable is now allowing its subscribers and iPhone users to stream to their iOS smartphone and iPod Touch PMP. There are still a few restrictions for streaming, however, as you still must be on your home WiFi network–no 3G streaming is allowed yet–and the […]

Revive an Old iPhone 2G or iPod Touch 1G With Whited00r’s iOS 5

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I don’t imagine there are too many people out there still rocking an iPhone 2G as their primary phone at this point, but I do suspect there are a few out there sitting in drawers still in perfectly fine condition, just not terribly useful since they’re running an old version of iOS and no longer […]