IPad Air

Is this the year Apple fixes its broken iPhone naming strategy?

Apple could be about to change the way it names successive generations of iPhone. The aim would be to simplify a naming pattern that has become increasingly unwieldy in the past few years.<p>It’s about time — although that doesn’t mean a new iPhone naming system will necessarily make things any less …

Mobile Technology

Microsoft's new open-source tech turns iPads, Surface Pros into big touchscreen

Microsoft reveals modular mobile system for multi-player games, analytics, air-traffic control, and trading-desks.<p><i>Video: Microsoft hits 'human</i> …

3D Printing

Apple's 2018 iPhones could be called iPhone X Plus, iPhone X2

Whatever Apple goes with, analysts say the names will be nice and simple.<p>What do we call the phone that comes after the iPhone X? We've wondered that ourselves, especially since Apple effectively killed the iPhone 9 after bringing out the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X this past …

Phones

Apple looking to simplify iPhone branding for 2018 releases, analyst predicts

Apple could make a major change to the way it names successive iPhone generations this year, Guggenheim analyst Robert Cihra suggests, tipping Apple …

iPad

Apple updates fix code execution, privilege escalation and spoofing issues

Apple on Tuesday released security updates for the Safari browser and its MacOS and iOS operating systems, fixing a total of four vulnerabilities.

Information Security

4 cheap accessories that can turn an old iPad into a perfectly good laptop

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Anker<p>Over the past few years there's been a debate in the tech world over whether an iPad can be a "real computer." Apple itself even fanned …

Tech Trends

Apple Releases Security Updates for MacOS, iOS, and Safari

Apple has released earlier today a quick batch of updates meant to fix security-related bugs in macOS, iOS, and the Safari browser.<p>All the bugs in …

iPhone

New Apple iPad review: Not the best tablet you can buy, but the best one you will

The latest iPad is the fastest, most capable Apple has ever made that doesn't have the word Pro in its title. It's also the lowest debut price for a …

IPad Pro

Get over 20000mAh of power w/ this ALLPOWERS battery bank for under $15

ALLPOWERSDirect (99% positive feedback lifetime) via Amazon offers its 20800mAh battery pack with 4.5A output from two USB ports for <b>$14.78 Prime shipped</b> when you use code <b>I3PRNJTO</b> at checkout. Normally closer to $30, this is the lowest we’ve tracked and the best available. Perfect for keeping your …

Gear & Gadgets

ZAGG Rugged Book iPad keyboard case review - The Gadgeteer

Functionality and protection, that is what I want in a case for my iPads. While functionality is a nice feature to have, protecting my investment is …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple’s New iPad is the best tablet for almost everybody | Tech review

Tech review: The biggest improvement to the 2018 iPad is the ability to use Apple’s Pencil. Apple had kept the pencil for buyers of their high-end …

IPad Pro

Apple Loop: New iPhone Cancelled, Surprising 2018 iPhone Pricing Leaks, Apple Fights For Your Trust

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the cancellation of the iPhone X, start of production of the new iPhone X screen, how much your new iPhone will cost, first reviews of the iPhone 8 Product (Red), external GPU performance notes under macOS, …

Mobile Technology

Apple iPad (2018) review: The best gets even better

Four years ago, my daughter would come home from school and tell me all about the games and applications she used at school that day. Apps that …

Apple Pencil

Want to learn coding? Google Grasshopper app can teach you on your mobile

The app is available for free on Android and iOS devices and can be downloaded from Google PlayStore and Apple App Store, respectively

Apps

Safety First--Protect Your Online Activity & Browse without Restriction for Life

Details & Requirements<p>VPN work with torrents or P2P<br>• See VPN countries with servers <i>here</i><br>• Use on up to 5 devices simultaneously; you can delete existing …

Linux

Smartphone Accessories: Anker 10-ft. PowerLine+ MFi Lightning Cable $12.50, more

AnkerDirect offers its 10-ft. PowerLine+ Nylon MFi Lightning Cable in multiple colors for <b>$12.59 Prime shipped</b> when promo code <b>ANKER823</b> is applied during checkout. Regularly $18, this is the best price that we can find. Anker makes some of our favorite smartphone accessories on the market today and …

Gear & Gadgets

Expo Events

The 2018 Spring & GCPS Expo has more to offer than ever. Learn how to meet exhibitors, when and where to network and how to enter to win free …

Chemical Engineering

9 paid iPhone apps that are free downloads today

We’ve got another great roundup of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free today, and it includes nine different premium apps that are all on sale …

Apps

Understanding ForeFlight alerts and notifications

One of our favorite features in ForeFlight is its ability to continuously monitor your position, altitude and flight profile to provide a number of …

IPad Air

Why It Doesn’t Matter What Camera You Shoot With

Dear friend,As a word of encouragement: it doesn’t matter what camera you shoot with. Why? No matter how “good” or “bad” your camera is, you will get …

Street Photography

Facebook Sinks After First Downgrade Since Cambridge Analytica

Shares of social media giant Facebook Inc. fell Wednesday after the stock got its first downgrade since January.<p>Research firm OTR Global cut its …

Social Media

iOS release of 'Fortnite' rakes in over $25M in first 30 days

Epic Games' "Fortnite" -- a free-to-play third-person shooter, which took off after adding a battle royale mode copying "PlayerUnknown's …

Fortnite Battle Royale

iMovie for iOS: Everything you need to know

Looking to get the most out of iMovie for iOS? Learn all you need to know about the versatile video editing app here!What's new with iMovie?Check …

iPad

Best iPad cases: The best cases for the 9.7in iPad – including the new 2018 model

Protect your investment with these great cases for the 9.7in Apple iPad<p>With the arrival of the 2018 9.7in iPad, Apple’s iconic tablet is cheaper than …

Product Reviews

iOS 12: Which iPhones and iPads will it render obsolete?

With iOS 12 now on the horizon, get ready for some of Apple's oldest iOS devices to be thrown on the scrapheap.<p>If you're currently using an older …

IPad Pro

Apps to Check Out for Your New iPad

Apple's new low-cost sixth-generation iPad with Apple Pencil support has likely spurred many new customers to adopt an iPad or upgrade from an older model. At just $329, the new iPad is much more affordable than the iPad Pro, making it easier than ever to get your hands on a tablet that works with …

Apps

Daily Deals: $250 Gift Card with Sony XBR 4K HDR TV, 20% off Amazon Earth Week Sale

<i>Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best deals on the stuff you actually want to buy. If you buy something through this post, IGN may</i> …

Xbox

Mapping Apple’s vast universe of space gray shades

Silver aluminum, once the defining look of Apple products, has been met with increasing variety over the last several years by a range of colors and finishes that customers can choose from. One of the earliest and most popular options – space gray – has permeated across almost every product line …

Apple

The Best Laptop Backpacks on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

Protect your hardware.<p>To find the very best products that no human being would have the time to try, look to the best-reviewed (that’s …

Shopping

ARM Mac Part Deux: Less Confusion

<b>by Jean-Louis Gassée</b><p><i>When one considers the prospect of the Mac running on Apple’s own ARM processors, a question immediately arises: Will Apple merge</i> …

iPad Mini