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Apple Suppliers Reported to Be Gearing Up For Next-Gen iPad Air Production

<i>Bloomberg</i> reports that Apple’s suppliers are gearing up for production on the next-generation iPad Air and iPad mini models. The publication says …

New GTA Online DLC release is coming soon

Are you still playing GTA Online? The game may have gotten off to a bad start, but things have settled own and fans are loving it. And now is the …

Inside Apple University, where new recruits learn about Apple's approach to design

Over the weekend, the <i>New York Times</i> published an in-depth look into Apple's secretive training program, known as Apple University. Run by former dean …

How to Get Directions from Siri Without Using iOS Maps

There is a commonly held belief that men don't like to ask for directions. As a guy, I am here to say it's true. At least for me. With Siri, I can ask for directions without anyone knowing.<p>All I have to do is hold the home button to start up Siri, and say "Directions to 302 Mountain View Dr., …

Apps

Saying Goodbye To Windows 8

We’re starting to understand what’s next for Windows. Considering the most recent leaks involving the Charms Bar, desktop improvements, and the like, it’s becoming plain that some of what Windows 8 emphasized and introduced will be scaled back in Microsoft’s next Windows build.<p>Windows 9, often …

Hot, New iOS Games This Week (Aug 10): Godus, Dragon Quest 4, Time Tangle- Adventure Time, & More

Hundreds of new games are released on the App Store every week. But do you know which games are worth your time? This week, Peter Molyneux’s new God …

Top iPad apps gone free

Subscribe to our newsletter:<p>Prices were last updated 10 minutes ago<p>We find the best iPad app gone free for you daily. Our appPicker PDI selects only …

Voice SMS app review: one-tap texting

Introduction<p>If you’re tired of always having to manually type out text messages then you’ll definitely want to check out Voice SMS for iPhone and …

Popular strategic word game Wordbase updated with new chat feature

Wordbase — the popular strategic word game developed by Aller, Robocat (of Haze and Thermo fame), and the twins Rune and Andreas (featured in the …

The best iPhone apps for baking

If you love to bake or want to learn how then check out our list of the best baking apps for your iPhone. These will come in extra handy for desserts …

Why The iPhone 6 Will Be The Device Of The Year

Apple is gearing up for a big product announcement on September 9, and all indications are that it will be a new iPhone. The iPhone 6, as it’s being called in the press, will deliver a lot of changes over the iPhone 5s, which got relatively modest updates compared to the iPhone 5. It’s also one of …

Sam Sung auctions off his Apple Store specialist card and other items - appPicker

A man from Vancouver, ironically named Sam Sung, is auctioning off his old Apple business card and uniform on eBay. The card comes framed, and shows …

You Will Soon Be Able to Text 911 for Help

In a move that brings emergency services into the 21st century, you'll soon be able to text 911 for urgent assistance.<p>The Federal Communications …

What Happens When Someone 'Likes' Your Facebook Post

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Funny, we’ve had the Facebook Like button along the side of every Buffer blog post for the past several years. And I don’t think I’ve ever clicked it.<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference …

Could this be the front display for Apple's bigger, 4.7-inch 'iPhone 6' handset?

Images out of Taiwan this weekend claim to picture a manufactured front display belonging to Cupertino’s “iPhone 6” device.<p>The pictures, from …

MailDeck email app goes 2.0 with universal support and other improvements

MailDeck, the email app touted by developer Crono as the "Master of Email Management," has just gone 2.0 with universal support. Released in December …

LoveByte 2.0 offers new design and more features for couples in love

LoveByte has just been bitten by its biggest update yet. Competing against the likes of Couple and Avocado, LoveByte is a messaging, digital …

Samsung has reportedly begun testing three-sided display phone

The electronics giant has begun testing of a new screen, likely to be unveiled this year, according to a Korean supplier of Samsung parts.<p>If you thought the Samsung Galaxy Round was peculiar, get ready for another whole level of quirk. According to a Korean supplier of Samsung parts, the company …

Mobile

Andreessen Horowitz invests $50M in BuzzFeed

The viral content site plans to expand its international and video reach. Chris Dixon, general partner at the Silicon Valley venture capital firm, joins as part of the deal.<p>BuzzFeed, an entertainment and news startup whose numbered lists have turned everything from cute cats to silly pranks to …

Venture Capital

Discover your saddest, loneliest Tweets

Not all Tweets are created equal. Sad Tweets shows you the most unloved Tweets you ever made.<p>Twitter can be so cruel. You think you've made a witty remark, only for your 140-or-fewer-characters to vanish into the bottomless vortex of a constantly updating feed, never to be seen again. Now, though, …

Loneliness

Nokia 130 lasts more than a month, costs 19 euros

The new old-school Nokia 130 comes in single or dual-SIM versions and goes on sale in China, India and Africa.<p>Nineteen euros won't buy you much in this day and age, but it will buy you a no-frills Nokia phone. The Nokia 130 is an old-school mobile phone at an old-school price for developing …

Mobile Technology

Microsoft targets Apple's MacBook Air with 3 new Surface ads

Microsoft is at it again: now, the Redmond, Washington company has launched three brand new advertisements demonstrating how its Surface Pro 3 tablet …

New photo of HTC One M8 Prime next to One M8 leaks on Twitter

We had originally thought the HTC One M8 Prime was cancelled (or at least postponed), but according to a new leak by @HTCFamily_RU, the phone is …

Amazon to readers: You should email Hachette’s CEO and CC us

Advertisement<p>38 Comments<p>Credit: Joe Ravi/Shutterstock<p>On Sunday, a letter denouncing Amazon’s tactics in the ongoing negotiations between it and book …

ProCam XL 2 for iPad updated with new Level Video mode and other improvements

• Improved Level Mode. Now a target view is used to indicate the capture area.<br>• Added the date format yyyy/mm/dd.<br>• The photo library can now be exited from …