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What if: Apple 'iAnywhere' would turn iOS devices into computers

Apple's next big thing could be a combination Mac OS-iOS platform that would let iDevices function as full-blown computers. At least, that's the latest forecast from the folks at JP Morgan.<p>In an investors note released Wednesday, analyst Mark Moskowitz said that Apple may be hit by a weaker …

Apple Hires Chief Medical Officer From Pulse Oximetry Company Masimo, Possibly for iWatch Team

Over the course of the last year, Apple has made several hires from the medical and sensor field, presumably to bolster the team of experts working on its much-rumored smart watch project, and <i>MacRumors</i> today learned of another high-profile sensor expert that has joined the company.<p>Michael O'Reilly, …

How To Rename iTunes Radio Stations With Ease [iOS Tips]

iTunes Radio now lets you create stations full of the artists and songs you like, just like Pandora. You can also add artists to the list that you don’t want playing in the station.<p>When you create a new iTunes Radio station, though, it’s typically named after the first song or artist that you …

Analyst Skeptical About Imminent Launch for 12.9-Inch 'iPad Pro'

A rumored 12.9-inch iPad may still have significant development time left, according to an analyst at IHS, a supply chain research firm. According to <i>CNET</i>, IHS analyst Rhoda Alexander said there were a number of different larger panels, that could be potentially for a larger iPad, floating around …

Make Evernote your own with its latest iOS update

Just look at those three totally different -- well, <i>kinda</i> different -- versions of Evernote for iOS above. That's Evernote illustrating just how distinct you can make the latest version of its popular productivity app, from color themes to sections to where it syncs. Oh, and if it weren't already …

CARROT Fit will berate, insult, and threaten you into weight loss

CARROT Fit for iPhone is the third app in the CARROT line, focusing on fitness. CARROT Fit will berate, insult, and generally antagonize you into …

Wallgram lets you create parallax wallpapers from Instagram pictures

Ever since Apple updated its mobile operating system to iOS 7, I’ve both loved and hated the parallax effect. I love having moving backgrounds via …

With Paper, Facebook just blew its own iPhone app out of the water

This morning, Facebook is announcing a new standalone iPhone app called Paper. Contrary to earlier rumors, it's much more than just a news-reading app — it's a complete reimagining of Facebook itself. Once you've used it, you may never want to open the standard Facebook app again. It may not …

A Hobby No More? Apple TV Turns Video Game Console On Our All-New CultCast

This time on The CultCast: iBras make the world a better place; Apple TV is your tele’s next gaming console; iPhone 6’s get huger screens; Net Neutrality and why you should care; and Erfon pitches the best Fave N Rave pick EVER…<p>Chuckle your way through this week’s best Apple stories! Stream or …

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With Paper, Facebook Stops Trying To Be Everything For Everyone

Mark Zuckerberg and his fellow Facebookers hope to Paper over the problems of its primary app with a new, content-sharing, stand-alone app. Will Paper perform like Facebook Messenger or like Poke?<p>This is no Paper tiger. Whether Facebook’s new stand-alone take on a news feed app flops or takes off, …

New Apple TV dreaming

Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac joins Rene and Peter to talk Facebook Paper, Lenovo buying Motorola and what it means for Apple, iPhone 6 and Apple TV rumors, …

Peek Calendar for iPhone brings Clear-like gestures and marvelous UI

Fans of Realmac Software’s Clear to-do app who’ve always wanted its gestural user interface in a calendar app need look no further than Peek Calendar …

5 Reasons Why Google Sold Motorola, and 5 Reasons Why Lenovo Bought It

Lenovo buying Motorola's smartphone business from Google is a great deal for both companies. Here's why.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we …

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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact review: when smaller is better

For the longest time, the prevailing trend with mobile phones was to take last year’s handset and make it smaller. Shave a few millimeters off, shed a couple of grams, and give users the same experience but in a leaner shell. The rise of smartphones and their incessantly improving spec sheets …

Wallpaper Fix gives you another way to make backgrounds in iOS 7 behave

We've already given you some suggestions on how to fix issues with wallpaper resizing in iOS 7 and Wallpaper Fix is another technique, albeit a …