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New iOS 7 Concept Adds Almost Every Feature You’ve Ever Wanted [Video]

Apple is reportedly gearing up to make big changes to iOS 7, changes so big that it’s had to pull engineers away from OS X 10.9 development to help get it finished for its release later this year. I’m just hoping that the Cupertino company adds some of the features included in the latest iOS 7 …

When will Apple kill the iPod?

Apple wants to move all of your "content" to the iCloud, so the Touch is probably safe, but the rumors about the Classic's demise have been churning for years.<p>Physical music formats were so 20th century, so we put our music on computers. But even that was too much of a burden, so music is going up, …

Endangered Species

How The iPad Mini Became A Stealth Success

When the iPad Mini was released in November of last year, there were few opening-bell lines at Apple stores, few foaming-at-the-mouth fanboys crossing out the days on their calendars, and few folks who viewed the device as much more than Apple getting in the seven-inch tablet game because, well, …

Why we love the iPhone 5!

We here at Android Authority have just had an epiphany. We have finally realized that we do like the iPhone 5, why? you might ask.<p>Because it’s fun to break!<p>Happy April Fools’ Day<p>from your friends at Android Authority

iPhone 5

Apple’s iWatch Is Actually Just A Wrist Band That Attaches To Your iPhone, iPad

The much-rumored Apple iWatch isn’t as exciting as you might have thought.<p>We’ve heard rumors of flexible displays and Siri integration, but it appears that Apple’s iWatch is actually just a band meant to connect with the Apple device of your choice.<p>According to this leaked video, which uses …

Why Facebook's Future Is In Mobile

When you first switch on an iPhone, you are asked for your Apple account. Switch on an Android device and nine times out of ten you’ll be asked for a Google account (the other ten percent will be Amazon asking Kindle users to log in). Windows Phone will ask for a Live account. BlackBerry will ask …

Apple had designed iPhone 5 before death of Steve Jobs

Apple's next two iPhones had already been designed before Steve Jobs died in October 2011, according to comments apparently made by a liaison officer …

Screen protector film lets ordinary handheld devices display 3-D content

Most smartphone users know that your shiny new device won’t stay shiny and new very long if you don’t use some sort of protection film on the screen. …

Nvidia VP: Next mobile chip generation will outperform Xbox 360, PS3 | Ars Technica

Milestone highlights progress in mobile chips, age of current consoles<p>The next generation of Nvidia mobile chips will be able to push more polygons …

Apple Is Preparing Such Big Changes To The iPhone Software That Engineers Are Using Special Filters To Hide Their Screens

He says the "word on the street" is that engineers inside Apple who are authorized to carry around new iPhones have a filter on their screen so that the side viewing angles are diminished. (Think about one of those filters people put on their desktop screens at work.)<p>The filter on the iPhone screen …

iOS

The untold story behind Apple's $13,000 operating system

CNET looks at newly surfaced contracts, design specs, and page after page of schematics and code, revealing how Apple created its first disk OS, a chapter of Silicon Valley history critical to its later success.<p>"The difference between cassette and disk systems was the difference between hobbyist …

Silicon Valley

Concept imagines low-cost iPhone with translucent iMac G3-inspired plastic in multiple colors

BusinessInsider points us to this concept from Matteo Gianni and friends that imagines a low-cost iPhone inspired by the original translucent, brightly colored casings Apple introduced with its iMac G3. While the G3-inspired back casing comes from only one sketchy DigiTimes report, the concept also …

From touch displays to the Surface: A brief history of touchscreen technology | Ars Technica

The beginnings of capacitive, resisitive, and multitouch screens.<p>It's hard to believe that just a few decades ago, touchscreen technology could only …

Belt-Tightening in Europe Bolsters Case for Cheaper iPhone

Martin Hajek<p>Unnerved by the continued fragility of their economy, Europeans are cutting back spending on mobile devices. And that could pose problems …

Apple to develop digital wallet in next year or two, says analyst

The iPhone maker may tap into NFC or a different technology to cook up a digital wallet for iOS users, says analyst Gene Munster.<p>Apple may finally step its toes into the digital wallet world over the next year or two, forecasts Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.<p>The analyst believes a payment …

FinTech

iOS 7 Concept Features Widgets, New Lock Screen, Mission Control and More

Earlier this week, a number of Apple-focused bloggers claimed iOS 7 was running behind schedule and that it would bring a significant user interface refresh.<p>Designer F. Bianco has posted a set of images to Flickr with some interesting thoughts on what useful changes Apple could make to iOS 7 to …

Fast paced hovercraft racer 'Repulze' hits Google Play

Are you a fan of fast-paced racing games that feature on-track weapons and power-ups to help you win the race? If so, you’re going to want to check out Repulze, which has just touched down on Google Play.<p>This fast-paced hovercraft racer should certainly appeal both to fans of games like Wipeout and …

Google Play

Top iPad apps on sale for

If you are looking for some exciting apps at a great price, then check out our list of the best iPad apps on sale for April 5th, 2013. These apps …