It’s the battle of the government agencies as The Unites States Department of Transportation (DOT) said on Thursday that it will consider a ban on cellular phone calls on commercial flights if the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) give the OK for airlines to install equipment to allow cellular service on flights.
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It’s been awhile since the Mac version of the Twitter app has gotten any update love, but now Twitter has finally updated its Mac app to Version 3.0. The update gives the app a visual makeover, some new photo-related features, timeline changes, and more.
Pebble, makers of the popular Pebble smartwatch, have announced the release of the version 1.14 firmware for their popular piece of wearable technology.
Among the new features introduced by Apple in iOS 7 is the ability for apps to continue refreshing their content in the background when you aren’t actively using them. While this is generally useful, some users feel the desire to disable the feature. Here’s how it’s done!
Readdle has redesigned their venerable PDF Reader for iPad with version 5, adding a cleaner iOS 7-look layout, better document viewing capabilities, a review mode, and more.
Apple continues to rule the smartphone sales roost, as their iPhone 5s and its lower-price sibling the iPhone 5c, took two of the top three sales slots at every major U.S. wireless carrier for the third month straight.
Apple has watched its smartphone market share in China more than double following the debut of the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s. Apple’s market share rose from just under 5% to 12%.
Attention holiday shoppers! Walmart will be offering Apple’s 16GB iPhone 5c for $27 with a two-year contract starting this Friday. That’s a $72 drop from the usual $99 price.
Samsung has lost a bid to ban sales of older models of Apple’s iPhone and iPad in South Korea. A court dismissed a lawsuit Samsung had filed, that claimed the American company had infringed on three of Samsung’s patents.
OK Star Wars fans, here’s your geek news of the day – Warner Brothers Entertainment has released LEGO® Star Wars™: The Complete Saga for iOS. Unfortunately, while the initial “episode” is free, it seems they’ll FORCE you to reach into the DARK SIDE of your wallet to pay for the rest of the saga. (See what I did there?)
In the wake of the death of a 15-year-old Pegatron worker, Apple dispatched its own medical experts to the site in question to conduct an investigation, and has found that the boy’s death was not due to working conditions at the plant.
An Android feature many iOS users have long lusted after may finally be available at their fingertips, as developer Flesky has capitalized on the simplification of iOS 7 code and has come up with a way to add alternative keyboards to iOS apps.
It seems as if there is a constant “stream” of music steaming apps these days. Even in the face of Apple’s iTunes Radio juggernaut, many new music apps are still out there swinging. Enter MixPal.fm, with its 30 channels of music curated by top DJs.
Apple has released another minor update for iPhoto on the Mac today, bringing the version up to 9.5.1. Most notably, the updated includes a fix that caused print previews to appear garbled or otherwise render incorrectly on the screen.
Google released a minor, albeit welcome, update to their popular Maps app for iOS today, adding a single intriguing feature: The ability to view flight, hotel, and restaurant reservations that have been sent to your Gmail account! Google Maps has already proven to be great competition for Apple’s own iOS Maps app – and this is just icing on the cake.
If you’re like a lot of iPhone or iPad power users, or have had an iOS device for a long time, changes are you have a whole mess of apps installed on your device. Even if you organize your apps into folders, it can be hard to keep track of what exactly you have installed – and which folder you abandoned carefully filed an app into.