Mark Matthews

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8 awesome paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free for a limited time

It’s a very, very bad Monday to have money in the stock market, so why don’t you cheer yourself up a bit by getting some paid iPhone and iPad apps …

Use AirDrop to share files between OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

When you need to move files quickly between two Apple devices, AirDrop is an incredibly useful tool. It started out as a Mac-to-Mac thing, and then iPhone-to-iPhone, but with iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, AirDrop becomes even more powerful: Now you can share files from Mac to iPhone (or iPad) and vice …

Warning: Your iPhone 6 Plus Can Bend, and This Video Proves It

- Sep 24, 2014<p>So, if you make a really “HUGE!” and thin handset out of aluminum and glass it could bend easily… Who’da thunk?<p>Reports are coming in …

How Flat Design Made The Apple Watch Possible

Flat design is good business.<p>After years of speculation, the Apple Watch is finally here. And though it runs iOS, it has its own user interface, with a home screen bursting with tiny little bubbles, each one of which represents an app. Why circular icons when Apple uses rounded squares for iPhone …

Waterproof Your Apple Watch Using Liquipel Nano-Coating

If you were a little disappointed to learn that you would not be able to wear the new Apple Watch in the shower. You might be interested to know …

The Top 5 iPhone 6 Accessories And Cases

The Apple iPhone 6 mania doesn’t end with the purchase of a costly handset, no, there’s a raft of new, and smart, accessories that are beginning to hit to market too. Smartphone accessories are beginning to enter the realms of genuinely useful add-on, rather than half-baked poorly-built Christmas …

MacTrast Deals: Learn Swift – Apple’s New iOS Programming Language

- Sep 16, 2014<p>Apple’s latest and greatest mobile operating system, iOS 8 will soon hit the streets, and here’s your chance to learn how to develop …

iPhone 6 won't go sapphire but will offer 128GB version -- analyst

Will Apple's iPhone 6 offer a scratch-resistant sapphire screen? That question has been debated and discussed by Apple watchers. But at least one analyst doesn't see it in his crystal ball.<p>In an investors note released Thursday and picked up by AppleInsider, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said …

Mobile Technology

KGI on iWatch: 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM, 1.3 and 1.5 inch screen, gold option

A new report from KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo sheds some interesting light on the iWatch specifications. Kuo believes the iWatch will feature 8 GB of internal storage, with 512 MB of RAM. Naturally, these stats are lower than current iOS devices (which have upwards of 16 GB of storage and 1 GB of RAM), but …

Tim Cook Could Have Another Trick Up His Sleeve To Sell More iPads To Businesses

That could be part of CEO Tim Cook's two-pronged approach to convince enterprises to finally ditch their Windows PCs and go Apple devices, according to a new report from financial blog Market Realist.<p>The new iPad is expected to be 12.9-inches, a bit bigger than Microsoft's 12-inch Surface Pro …

Bad Design Is One Of The Top 10 Reasons Apple Rejects Apps

While Apple reveals the most common mistakes developers make, a whole 42% of app store rejections are still unexplained.<p>To millions of developers, Apple’s App Store review team can seem like an inscrutable shadow watch, where apps are rejected for the most arbitrary reasons. Apple, of course, …

The latest iPhone 6 leak assembles parts into the best video yet

There's been no shortage of parts leaks and even "leaked" iPhones assembled from various parts on the internet in the past few weeks. But the latest leak of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6, from Russian YouTube user Rozetked, might just be the best we've seen so far. As the camera slowly pans over the …

Mobile payments — not that big sapphire screen — will be the iPhone 6's killer app

Mobile payments is an idea that sounds much better than it is in practice. At least for right now.<p>The despite the efforts of PayPal, Square, and even Google Wallet, few people have actually replaced their wallets with their smartphones, which was the original idea behind mobile payments: Since most …

64GB iPhone 6 may adopt sapphire screen as test -- analyst

Apple may test the waters of a sapphire-screened phone by limiting the tough but pricey material to a single version of the next iPhone this year, claims analyst Gene Munster.<p>The much-rumored sapphire screen could pop up on the iPhone 6 after all, but only on the 64GB model. At least that's the …

Battery-less device powers a pacemaker using heartbeats

Although cardiac pacemakers have saved countless lives, they do have at least one shortcoming – like other electronic devices, their batteries wear …

The Top 10 Reasons Apple Rejects Apps From the App Store

For many developers, the most stressful part of launching a new app is waiting for Apple's approval. This critical final step can delay an otherwise …

How to Pick Aviator Shades | The Art of Manliness

Nothing says classic, masculine style like aviator shades.<p>There’s a reason why we intuitively associate rugged, high-octane manliness with this …

iOS Programming

• <b>Author:</b> Joe Conway and Others<p>Updated and expanded to cover iOS 7 and Xcode 5, <b>iOS Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide</b> leads you through the essential concepts, tools, and techniques for developing iOS applications. After completing this book, you will have the know-how and the confidence you need …

Objective-C Programming

• <b>Author:</b> Aaron Hillegass & Mikey Ward<p>Want to write iOS apps or desktop Mac applications? This introduction to programming and the Objective-C language is your first step on the journey from someone who uses apps to someone who writes them.<br>Based on Big Nerd Ranch’s popular Objective-C Bootcamp,</b> …

Pokemon Field Guide by CasteelArt on DeviantArt

Apportable’s SpriteBuilder lets developers run their iOS games on Android

Apportable is launching a new game development tool suite today that enables developers to take iOS games and apps and get them to run on Android mobile devices.<p>The SpriteBuilder 1.0 suite is billed as the first Objective-C cross-platform development suite. Objective-C is a programming language …

What Reddit Had to Say About The Original iPhone

- Jan 10, 2014<p>Seven years ago today, Apple CEO Steve Jobs took the stage during the keynote of the Macworld Expo 2007 in San Francisco, and …

Report: Apple working on curved screens, pressure-sensitive touch sensors for future iPhones

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Apple<p>We’ve already heard that Apple(s aapl) is looking to make a bigger iPhone, but here are two new interesting rumors …

7 Secrets We Learned About The 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Game

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>Actors from the 'Harry Potter' films will also reprise their roles in the …

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Review

It's strange to think how the elegance of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker's bold, thick strokes, endearingly stumpy protagonist, and lusciously saturated palette ever caused so much controversy back in 2003, but even a decade later, the game's legacy remains defined by its visuals.<p>In hindsight, …

Samsung Spies Were At The Apple Store For Today’s iPhone Launch

Samsung, the Korean company that makes TV ads mocking Apple fans for waiting in lines, sent its own employees to the Apple Store for today’s iPhone 5s/5c launch. A Samsung video crew was spotted at the iconic Fifth Avenue Apple Store in New York City by CNET.<p>The reason for the espionage? …

Intel Futurist Shows How You’ll Download and Program Your Own Robot Next Year

So here’s a crazy idea that, when you think about it a bit, really isn’t so crazy anymore. If you could build your own robot, what would you have it …

Apple’s iOS 7 includes a surprise: a ticket to the next generation of the internet

For five years, researchers have toiled over an obscure bit of fundamental internet infrastructure that promises to make the connections to our mobile devices faster and more reliable than ever, and if you’ve already downloaded Apple’s iOS 7 to your iPhone or iPad, you could be using it …

Internet of Things

Incredibly, The iPad Mini 2 And iPad 5 Will Have Exactly The Same Thickness [Video]

Speaking of the iPad 5 and the next iPad mini, a YouTube user has post a new video online comparing the rear shells of the iPad 5 with the next-gen iPad mini.<p>Since these are just the shells of the next iPads, not their screens or guts, you can’t tell much about the actual specs of the next iPads, …