China’s Economic Daily News claims Apple partner Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is ahead of schedule with its next-generation 16nm process for chip production.
No matter what mobile device you use, there are always times when your device needs an extra boost to get through the day. Today’s MacTrast Deal will keep your precious running all day with 15,000mAh of extra juice.
A new set of photos from French Apple news site iPhonote claims to show internal components allegedly destined for use in Apple’s upcoming iPad Air 2. The components pictured include a GPS antenna, microphone, and Wi-Fi module.
A report from a Taiwanese tech blog says Apple’s next-generation iPad Air will have more RAM onboard, with 2GB of RAM. The second-generation Retina iPad mini won’t get any expansion love, and will remain at 1GB of RAM.
The world is full of small Bluetooth capable speakers. But how about a small Bluetooth speaker that’s also reasonably waterproof, has pretty decent sound, and can even clip to your belt? Enter the Boombot REX.
dockStubz is a Lightning pass-through connector that extends the male Lightning connector on your dock so that it will comfortably fit through your thick, highly-protective iPhone case, and into your iPhone 5/5s/5c.
The fine folks behind the SETA iPhone Stand – 1.0 Innovations LLC – sent me a sample of their new SETA stand for the iPad, and now that the SETA Tablet Stand Kickstarter project has started I wanted to share it with you.
Tom Hanks has numerous accomplishments on his resume, actor, producer, writer, comedian, director, transvestite, (Bosom Buddies), and now app developer.
During a visit to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Katie Holmes, and host Fallon take turns making weird and amusing photos using Photo Booth, one of the built-in apps on Apple’s iPad.
Amazon has launched the Amazon Local Register iOS compatible card reader to battle Square’s Square Reader, and PayPal’s Here card reader. The reader features an anti-swivel design, and integrates with Amazon Payments.
The Q2 2014 enterprise market share figures from Good Technology shows iOS still holding on to 67% of the market, even as they ceded 5 points of their market share to Android, which increased its share to 32%. Windows Phone accounted for a mere 1% of the market.
Bloomberg reports that Apple’s suppliers are gearing up for production on the next-generation iPad Air and iPad mini models. The publication says production for the iPad Air 2 is underway, and the 9.7-inch tablet will debut sometime late in the third quarter or early in the fourth quarter. Production of the 7.9-inch Retina iPad mini 2 is said to be ready to kickoff soon.
It appears Microsoft has given up on trying to compare its lineup of Surface tablets to Apple’s industry leading iPad, and is instead taking aim at Apple’s ultra-light laptop, the MacBook Air.
This weekend, our friends over at SUAPP offered to share a set of their beautiful wallpapers with MacTrast readers. Hassan Hareth, the proprietor of the site, reports on tech-related news, and also shares his self-created wallpapers on the site.
I don’t know about you, but while I love my iPad, I have never gotten used to typing on its virtual keyboard for any extended length of time. Today’s MacTrast Deal offers a remedy for that, a Bluetooth Keyboard Case that allows you to quickly enter text on your favorite tablet, while also protecting the screen when you’re not using your iPad. The deal even includes a stylus and screen protector. Nice.
New photos have surfaced, purporting to show the rear shell of Apple’s “iPad Air 2.” The photos, originally posted by Taiwan-based accessory maker Yi Lin Enterprises, show a gold housing with a new speaker grille with larger holes, and a relocated rear microphone opening that is alongside the iSight camera opening.