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A Spring iPad Pro Really is in the Air

A SPRING IPAD PRO REALLY IS IN THE AIR

A few days ago, I wrote the following : There's no way to know if the early or late rumors are correct yet, but if we don't start seeing...

The HomePod is Selling Better But Not Gaining Ground

THE HOMEPOD IS SELLING BETTER BUT NOT GAINING GROUND

The HomePod story over the 2019 Holiday quarter was a double-edged sword for Apple. On the good news front, sales of the HomePod grew...

 
 
 
Pandora Adds Independent Streaming to their Apple Watch App

PANDORA ADDS INDEPENDENT STREAMING TO THEIR APPLE WATCH APP

A lot of Apple Watch fans wanted an always-on display and got their wish last year with the Series 5. Others want sleep tracking. Some...

Deals: Smartphone 2-in-1 Shower Case

DEALS: SMARTPHONE 2-IN-1 SHOWER CASE

While most smartphones manufactured over the last few years have some level of waterproofing or water resistance, the reality is that...

 
 
 
Apple May Be Developing a Lite Version of the AirPods Pro

APPLE MAY BE DEVELOPING A LITE VERSION OF THE AIRPODS PRO

DigiTimes may not bat 1.000 when it comes to Apple rumors, but they do know a fair amount the supply chain and devices that are in...

New Conflicting iPad Pro Rumors from DigiTimes

NEW CONFLICTING IPAD PRO RUMORS FROM DIGITIMES

There have been a few different rumors regarding new iPad Pros coming in 2020 going back to last year. The most common is that Apple...

 
 
 
Apple Pay is Moving On Up

APPLE PAY IS MOVING ON UP

According to a Bernstein analyst report cited by Quartz , Apple Pay already accounts for 5% of global credit card transactions, which...

The iPhone 9 is On the Way. Will Coronavirus Slow it Down?

THE IPHONE 9 IS ON THE WAY. WILL CORONAVIRUS SLOW IT DOWN?

There have been several reports that Apple is prepping the iPhone 9, their smaller, lower-cost follow up to the iPhone SE, for a March...

 
 
 
Apple News+ Needs Some TLC

APPLE NEWS+ NEEDS SOME TLC

We've been here before. iCloud had its struggles all the way back to MobileMe before finally finding its footing recently. The Apple...

Deals: 15W Qi Wireless Charger

DEALS: 15W QI WIRELESS CHARGER

Do you want the convenience of wireless charging on the go? If so, this folding15 Watt Qi Charger may be exactly what you are looking...

 
 
 
Music Notation App StaffPad Brings Pro-Level Composition to iPadOS

MUSIC NOTATION APP STAFFPAD BRINGS PRO-LEVEL COMPOSITION TO IPADOS

In what sometimes seems like another life, I was a music student and then a professional musician and a teacher. I was a percussionist...

The Improvements to Apple Maps are a Big Step Forward

THE IMPROVEMENTS TO APPLE MAPS ARE A BIG STEP FORWARD

For all of Apple's great products and software, no company can lead in all areas, all the time. However, Apple has proven that, when...

 
 
 
New Apple Hardware is Coming in March, Possibly Including New iPads

NEW APPLE HARDWARE IS COMING IN MARCH, POSSIBLY INCLUDING NEW IPADS

There have been rumors of a few different Apple devices coming in the first half of the year, many of which have come from noted Apple...

Deals: FenSens Smart License Plate Frame

DEALS: FENSENS SMART LICENSE PLATE FRAME

If you have an older or base model vehicle, then a backup and parking assistance system may seem out of reach. However, there are options...

 
 
 
The iPad Inspires Some Divergent Opinions at Age 10

THE IPAD INSPIRES SOME DIVERGENT OPINIONS AT AGE 10

I wrote on the 10th anniversary of the iPad's announcement a few days ago and I was far from the only one. Like mine, most of the articles...

Apple's Quarterly Earnings Were Strong, but the iPad Took it on the Chin

APPLE'S QUARTERLY EARNINGS WERE STRONG, BUT THE IPAD TOOK IT ON THE CHIN

Apple was projected to have a strong Holiday quarter and their own guidance predicted such, but today brought confirmation that they...

 
 
 
Deals: Gotek Voyage Ergonomic Bluetooth Keyboard

DEALS: GOTEK VOYAGE ERGONOMIC BLUETOOTH KEYBOARD

Are you looking for a very portable keyboard that still has good ergonomics? The Gotek Voyage Ergonomic Bluetooth Keyboard's V-shaped...

The iPad Officially Turns 10 Today

THE IPAD OFFICIALLY TURNS 10 TODAY

I wrote a bit about the first decade of the iPad recently and I will continue talking about my own first decade with the platform soon,...

 
 
 
Review: Kanex GoPower Watch Stand with Wireless Charging Base

REVIEW: KANEX GOPOWER WATCH STAND WITH WIRELESS CHARGING BASE

I'll admit that I am extremely late to the wireless charging bandwagon. For various reasons, it just hasn't seemed essential or at...

Deals: Ztylus Stabilizer Rig Kit for Smartphones

DEALS: ZTYLUS STABILIZER RIG KIT FOR SMARTPHONES

If you love taking photos with your smartphone, then you've probably encountered a time when it wasn't easy to set up the shot you...

 
 
 



Background Location Access To Require Google Play Approval

Background Location Access To Require Google Play Approval

There's quite a few new features coming in Android 11 and one of them is is a new approval system that developers will have to comply with, as it will require approval from... Read more ...

Stadia adds support for latest Samsung, Asus, and Razer phones

Stadia adds support for latest Samsung, Asus, and Razer phones

Back in January, Google laid out a three-month roadmap for Stadia. The first platform update sees the game streaming service become available on the latest Samsung Galaxy... Read more ...

Android 11 Brings A Semi-Useful Motion Sense Gesture To Pixel 4

Android 11 Brings A Semi-Useful Motion Sense Gesture To Pixel 4

In Android 11, we're seeing a new Motion Sense gesture available for the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, which is the ability to pause music. It is a somewhat useful gesture for the... Read more ...

Android 11 DP1: New developer option shows your display's current refresh rate

Android 11 DP1: New developer option shows your display's current refresh rate

High refresh rate displays are showing up basically everywhere in the Android world in 2020 and now, Google is offering developers a handy option to see what the current... Read more ...

Amazon has the best value Samsung Galaxy S20 pre-order deals in Australia

Amazon has the best value Samsung Galaxy S20 pre-order deals in Australia

The countdown has well and truly begun for the imminent release of Samsung's latest flagship series - the Galaxy S20 range. If you're an avid early adopter of new tech and keen... Read more ...

Apple Music for Mac adds time-synced lyrics feature in latest macOS 10.15.4 beta

Apple Music for Mac adds time-synced lyrics feature in latest macOS 10.15.4 beta

Apple has added one of the most popular Apple Music features on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV to the Mac. With the latest macOS 10.15.4 beta , users can now access real-time... Read more ...

Twitter rolling out new ‘Continue thread' option for connecting multiple...

Twitter rolling out new ‘Continue thread' option for connecting multiple tweets together

Twitter is rolling out a new feature that makes it easier to thread multiple tweets together. With this change, you can now link tweets together while you compose them. more... Read more ...

MacOS Catalina 10.15.4 Beta 2 Adds Support for Real-Time Lyrics in Apple...

MacOS Catalina 10.15.4 Beta 2 Adds Support for Real-Time Lyrics in Apple Music App

The second beta of macOS Catalina 10.15.4 was released today , and the new update introduces support for time-synced lyrics in the Apple Music app. ‌Apple Music‌ for Mac... Read more ...

Microsoft releases new all-in-one Office app for iOS and Android

Microsoft releases new all-in-one Office app for iOS and Android

The homescreen in Microsoft Office for iOS. [credit: Samuel Axon ] Today, Microsoft launched the Microsoft Office app for iOS and Android. It combines PowerPoint, Word, and... Read more ...

Android 11 DP1: ‘Battery Share' hints at Pixel 5 w/ reverse wireless...

Android 11 DP1: ‘Battery Share' hints at Pixel 5 w/ reverse wireless charging, ‘redfin'

Google's 2020 Pixel Buds are just around the corner , and while they're slated to have solid battery life, sometimes you need just a little bit more play time. Phones like the... Read more ...