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Best email apps for iPhone: How to get to inbox zero!

Looking for the best iPhone apps to replace the built-in Mail app? Email is an important part of both our professional and personal lives. Nowadays …

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Zac’s holiday gift guide – a little something for everyone’s iPhone, iPad, & Mac

Most of my favorite gift picks this year fall into the category of using the iPhone and iPad on the road so I already shared my favorite gift items for road warriors including CarPlay in-dash receivers and more. The Mac, though, is less transit-friendly when it comes to gifts unless you’re looking …

Move Aside Apple and Google, Alibaba is Entering the Connected Car Space

Alibaba’s name conjures images of an Arabian night and a kind, smart person who helped people in his village prosper. The Alibaba of our world is opening doors (Open Sesame) to small- and medium-sized enterprises across the globe in a manner no one ever dreamed of. However, Alibaba of the 21st …

Apple Patents An iPhone Drop Protection Mechanism That Changes Device Angle In Freefall

Apple has a new patent granted by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider), which describes a system that can actually re-orient an iPhone during freefall, changing the angle of its eventual impact with the ground after first determining how best to shift it to make sure the fall does as little damage as …

$1.3 billion L.A. Schools’ iPad dream ends after FBI investigation

The Los Angeles school board has officially shelved the $1.3 billion contract that would have provided iPads to every student, teacher and campus administrator in the district.<p>The deal first stalled back in July, after which it was reported that former Los Angeles Unified School District …

LA schools kill plan to buy 550,000 more iPads from Apple as FBI raids district offices

The Los Angeles Unified School District officially shelved a $1.3 billion program to buy an iPad for every student on the same day the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation raided its offices.<p>The decision is a blow to Apple, which had hoped at one point the massive contract would be catalyst for its …

5 Can't-Miss iPhone Apps You Should Download This Week

It seems like hundreds of new iPhone apps pop up every week, but which ones should you bother trying? We explored the App Store and found five apps …

Some Tips You Might Not Know About The iPhone 6 And iOS 8.1

For those who have purchased the new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, most likely spent a lot of time or a fair bit of time figuring out all the features …

5 iPhone apps to help you pass the time over the Thanksgiving holiday

Thanksgiving is a double-edged sword. It’s one of the few opportunities we have during the year to gather around a table with our family members and …

What one recent iPhone convert still misses about Android

Although many online forums are dominated by hardcore iOS or Android fanboys, there are some levelheaded people out there who can see the plusses and …

iPhone 6 Plus Vs Nexus 6 Review: Fabulous Phablets Fight

The stars have aligned. One year ago this comparison made no sense. The Nexus 5 was vastly bigger than the iPhone 5S and half the price. It was also meant primarily as a reference device to inspire Android handset makers. How things have changed.<p>The iPhone 6 Plus sees Apple charge into the large …

17 iPhone-Only Apps That Will Make Your Android Friends Jealous

It may not be fair, but it's a great perk for iPhone users. That means there's always something new to try.<p>You can enjoy exclusive apps from Instagram and Facebook, cutting-edge photography apps, your own digital butler, and even an app that will tell you the exact minute it's going to start …

Apple will soon let third-party products use its Lightning port, opening up new possibilities for accessories

Last week at Apple’s yearly briefing for accessory makers in its Made-for-iPhone/iPad (MFi) licensing program, the company unveiled new Lightning connectors and specs for Lightning receptacles that will soon be available for implementation in MFi accessories. The new Lightning receptacle, scheduled …

Apple Watch Will Need Juicing Daily, Says Tim Cook

Apple fans hoping Cupertino’s reality distortion field was going to do magical things to the battery life of its forthcoming Apple Watch had better reset their expectations to something far more average: the wrist computer will likely need charging daily according to Apple CEO Tim Cook. So, in …

Comparing iPhone 6 Lead-Times To Earlier Models

I have been tracking Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus lead-times in a number of countries; on Verizon’s, AT&T’s, Sprint’s websites and three of Vodafone’s around the world since Apple and its partners started taking pre-orders on Friday, September 12. I also tracked lead-times for the iPhone 4S, 5, 5c …

How Customer Service Experts Apple, Virgin, Zingerman's, USAA Bend Time

It’s no secret that customer expectations for speed have accelerated. (Almost daily, it seems.) However: there are instances where you <i>can’t</i> increase your speed of customer service, your delivery of your product, the deliverables of the customer experience. The reality of such situations is that …

Sprint Wants To Give You A New iPhone Every Year, But Whose Deal Is Best?

When Apple launched the iPhone 6 last month, Sprint saw an opportunity to bring the Apple faithful over to the nation’s third-place carrier. Dubbed “iPhone for Life,” the new offering allowed customers to get Apple’s latest smartphone by making monthly payments while paying nothing up front. With …

The PlayStation TV Might Not Be An Apple TV Killer, But That's Not The Point

It can also read games from a memory card or from the Vita's game cards.<p>It can't stream Netflix. Or Hulu. Or YouTube videos. You can download those apps, but they don't work.<p>And it doesn't look like Netflix will ever be available for the device. "We have no current support plans for Netflix on PS …

CVS Stores Reportedly Shut Down Apple Pay Support

While the new way to pay using your iPhone 6 is easy to use, recent reports indicate that CVS stores have already removed Apple Pay support, according to MacRumors.<p>Earlier this week, Rite Aid pharmacy shut down its unofficial Apple Pay support, asking customers trying to pay with the new system to …

Look Inside The Stunning New Cafe Where Apple Employees Eat Their Meals

In addition to its main cafeteria — which is open to the public — Apple operates a number of smaller, more exclusive, cafes near its Infinite Loop campus.<p>In June, the company opened a gorgeous new cafeteria designed by Foster + Partners, the architectural firm behind Apple's upcoming "spaceship" …

Why Are 'Basic Bitches' Taking Over the Zeitgeist Right Now? - PAPER

Illustration by Avinash Hirdaramani<p>Like many other twentysomethings -- especially twentysomething women -- this fall weather and the aromatic smells wafting out of Starbucks have got me thinking a lot lately about the 'basic bitch.' That 'extra regular' female we all love to shit on seems to be …

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

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20 amazing apps for getting the most out of iOS 8

So you’ve finally cleared up enough space to install iOS 8, or you purchased a new iPhone 6.<p>While iOS 8 doesn’t <i>look</i> radically different, Apple’s new operating system is capable of stunning visuals, and apps can now do more than ever thanks to widgets and app extensions.<p>From cutting-edge mobile …

The Most Beautiful iPhone Charger We’ve Ever Seen

Part sculpture, part charger, part clock, the Spira is magnetic . . . literally.<p>Wondering if there was a way to design her way around the disadvantages of wireless charging, interactive designer Alice Robbiani created the Spira, a sculptural charger that turns an iPhone into a magnetic objet …

Unity, one gaming development platform to unite them all, up for sale

When World of Warcraft maker Blizzard set out to make a card game that worked on computers and mobile devices, it used tools made by Unity to help bring it to life.<p>Blizzard created Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, which has become one of its most popular titles. That success is due to how easy it …

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Apple may be delaying production of a bigger iPad

Strong sales of Apple’s latest iPhones are reportedly leading some suppliers to push back on the tech giant’s plans to mass-produce a larger-screen …

Almost Every Single Detail About Apple's Next iPad May Have Just Leaked

The report closely lines up with rumors we've heard about Apple's coming iPad, which is expected to debut on Oct. 16. Andrew didn't publish the pictures, but he did describe some of the design differences in as much detail as possible. Here's an overview of the changes outlined in his post:<p>The new …

Apple Supplier GT Advanced Technologies' Stock Dives 90% After Bankruptcy Filing

Shareholders in GT Advanced Technologies took a massive hit Monday as the manufacturer of sapphire glass used in certain Apple products filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, sending stock prices plummeting more than 90%.<p>Monday’s steep drop follows a 35% slide in the company’s stock price during …

6 Reasons Travelers Are Upgrading To iPhone 6 And 6 Plus

My husband just purchased an iPhone 6 Plus in anticipation of a long trip next month, and I’m pondering whether to get that version, or the slightly smaller iPhone 6. For the past couple of weeks I’ve been writing down questions, and talking with my friendly local geniuses and …