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Photoful Improves On iOS 7’s Photo Gallery With A More Open, Gesture-Based App

Photoful, a new mobile application which is the rebranding and relaunch of the earlier app known as PhotoSocial, is hoping to attract iPhone users who want the Photos experience the new iOS 7 mobile operating system will offer…and then some. As with iOS 7’s re-imagined Photos app, Photoful will …

Impressive Interactive Demo Lets You Try iOS 7 Beta Without Restoring Your Device

- Jun 21, 2013<p>With all of the recent talk about iOS 7, it’s only natural to want to try Apple’s beta out for yourself. However, unless you’re a …

Will the new Mac Pro’s performance disappoint? The jury’s still out …

What appears to be a very disappointing Geekbench result for a pre-release version of the new Mac Pro may not tell the whole story, according to a blog entry by Primate Lab’s John Poole.<p>It had been widely expected that the new Mac Pro would generate a Geekbench score of over 30,000 rather than the …

Blind Chinese dissident at NYU given iOS devices loaded with tracking software and spyware

not an iPad<p>Reuters has an interesting story on Chinese dissident/activist Chen Guangcheng who currently is at NYU on a Fellowship. Apparently he was given an iPhone and an iPad with tracking and spying software aboard.<p>The devices were screened by NYU technicians within a few days and were found to …

Leaked iPhone 5S photos show new flash — not much else

Don’t expect much to change with the iPhone 5S’s design — at least, judging from leaked photos from MacRumors.<p>The site has nabbed the closest look yet at what could be Apple’s next iPhone, but, sticking true to the minimal design changes in Apple’s iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4S, the only major external …

This 86-Year-Old Congressman Totally Gets Google Glass

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google Glass might look like a future-far away device reserved only for the tech-obsessed gadget …

iOS fragmentation pie chart follows in Android’s footsteps

We’re no stranger to Android’s iconic pie chart that shows the percentage of what OS version is currently out there in the world. As expected, …

Google Mine: don’t believe the hype (not all of it, anyway)

This morning a report has surfaced of an service called “Google Mine”, one that would allow users to control and keep up-to-date on their belongings …

HTC to get a lift from Iron Man star

The HTC One is made of aluminum, but HTC is set to recruit an iron man to advertise it -- yes, the folks at High Tech Computers are reported to have signed "Avengers" and "Sherlock Holmes" star Robert Downey Jr. as the face of their phones.<p>Fresh from the success of "Iron Man 3," 48-year-old Downey …

iPad and iPad mini Refurbished Prices Drop Again

Apple’s prices for iPad and iPad mini refurbished models have dropped again, and there are some substantial savings to be had over standard pricing.<p>There are numerous refurb models of the latest iPads – iPad 4th gen and iPad mini – with new lower prices. One that catches my eye in particular is …

Smart Cargo: On-Board Magnetic Storage for the iPad

The <b>Smart Cargo</b> is a very interesting looking new iPad companion that’s the first to offer on-board magnetic storage for iPad accessories. There’s a Kickstarter project for the Smart Cargo due to go live next Monday (6/10) and we’ve got details on some early bird project backer options that will get …

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iPad Really Took a Back Seat in Apple’s iOS 7 Demo

Apple unveiled iOS 7 today at their WWDC 2013 Keynote event, and of course there’s a lot to be excited about in the upcoming new version of iOS. I’ll collect my thoughts a little and share some on iOS 7 a little later.<p>One thing I wanted to comment on right away is how iPad seemed very much in the …

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iOS 7 and iPad: Features, Compatibility & Details

Apple announced iOS 7 yesterday at their WWDC 2013 keynote event. iOS 7 is the next major generation of the operating system that powers the iPad and iPhone, and it offers some impressive new features.<p>Here are some of the important details you may want to know about iOS 7 and the iPad:<p>— Notable new …

Quick Thoughts on iOS 7 and the iPad

As expected, Apple previewed iOS 7 at yesterday’s WWDC 2013 keynote event and announced that it will be released to the public this fall. iOS 7 is of course the next generation of the operating system for iPad and iPhone.<p>I watched the entire keynote via Apple’s live stream, and looked on most …

iOS 7: Which Features Will Work on Which iPad Models

iOS 7 is the next generation of the iPad and iPhone operating system, due to be released to the public this fall. It will be compatible with the iPad 2 and above, but … there’s a little more to compatibility than just that.<p>Apple has made clear that not all features of iOS 7 will work on all …

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Quick Fixes for When an iPad App Won’t Open

Here’s a problem that all iPad users have experienced at one time or another: you open an app and it closes right away and returns you to the home screen. Sometimes it’s just a fluke and the app opens properly when you try again, but sometimes the app just quits right away each time you …

A Little Peek at iOS 7 Icons & Home Screen on the iPad

It’s pretty clear that Apple are running a bit behind in the development of iOS 7 for the iPad. In their WWDC 2013 keynote event unveiling of iOS 7 there was hardly a mention of iPad and not a single image of the new OS version running on an iPad.<p>The clearest evidence that iOS 7 for iPad is running …

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Google Fiber Could Reach 8 Million Homes By 2022

How much would it cost Google to become a significant broadband provider and how quickly could that happen?<p>Google’s steps to expand its superfast 1-gigabit-per-second Internet service to Austin, TX and Provo, Utah have prompted financial analysts to fire up their spreadsheets in search of an answer.<p>…

Tristan O’Tierney, Square’s Co-Founder And Early iOS Engineer, Leaves For Destinations Unknown

Tristan O’Tierney, a co-founder at payment company Square, announced via tweet that yesterday was his last day at the company.<p>O’Tierney is less well-known than his co-founders, particularly the company’s CEO Jack Dorsey, but according to his LinkedIn profile (where he describes himself as an iOS …

Blue Apps Are All Around But Blue Tones Get Less Of A Role In iOS 7’s Psychedelic Redesign

Why are so many app icons blue? The obvious answer is that so many tech brands contain blue in their logo or elsewhere in their tradedress. But why? What’s with the love of the blue tones people? I ask because the number of blue icons on my phone has reached a kind of tipping point where I’m often …

Call of Duty: Ghosts brings Splinter Cell-style stealth and a drone-like dog (first impression)

<i>Stay on top of all our E3 2013 coverage here.</i><p>Call of Duty: Ghosts is a major departure in the gameplay and feel of the fastest-selling game franchise on the planet. As such, publisher Activision Blizzard is taking a major risk. It is balancing the need to give fans what they have always liked …

Google unveils its Project Loon Wi-Fi balloons - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/gallery/2013/jun/16/google-project-loon-wi-fi-balloons-pictures<p>720<p>Google is releasing 30 hi-tech balloons in a …