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Nova Bluetooth Flash Now Available in Apple Stores and Online

Posted on 10/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


Kickstarter success story Nova – The Bluetooth flash for the iPhone – is now available in the Apple Store, both online and in stores. Nova supplies a wireless flash for your iPhone that helps you capture photos that are more consistent and better lit than those using the iPhone’s built-in flash.


MacTrast Deals: The New Age Smartphone Photo Kit

Posted on 10/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


Today’s deal would make a perfect gift for the smartphone photography enthusiast on your holiday shopping list. (It’s really not too early to think about that. Really. It’s not.)


How To: Deregister Your Phone Number From iMessage

Posted on 09/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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If you recently moved from an iPhone over to another device, such as an Android or Windows phone, you may find you can no longer receive SMS text messages from your iPhone-using contacts. Here are two ways to fix the issue.


Text Entry Challenge: iPhone vs. Newton – Who Ya Got?

Posted on 09/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


It’s been almost two decades since Steve Jobs shutdown production on the Newton MessagePad lineup of portable devices. However, that’s no reason not to compare the device’s handwriting to today’s touchscreen keyboard text entry found on the iPhone. Right?


Wallpaper Weekends: Apple Bubbles For the iPhone 6

Posted on 08/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


Wallpaper Weekends Apple Bubbles – This weekend, our friends over at SUAPP have shared another 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.


Rumor: Apple Stopping Use of TLS NANAD Flash in Its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Posted on 07/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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BusinessKorea reports that Apple will switch from using TLC (triple-level cell) NAND flash to MLC (multi-level cell) NAND flash in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The reported move comes following a number of users complaints that they experienced crashes and boot loops with the high capacity models of both handsets.


Practical & Durable Cases For Your iPhone 6 From Verus

Posted on 06/11/2014 by Chris Rauschnot

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Are you thinking about walking around with a fresh and clean iPhone 6 sans a case? Most of us will, but why? I like keeping my tech as clean as possible and that usually means covering it with something elegant…


U.S. Carriers Report Surge in VoLTE With iPhone 6/6 Plus

Posted on 05/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


Ever since the introduction of Voice-over-LTE technology in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, U.S. carriers have experienced a big jump in VoLTE calls. VoLTE improves call quality by routing the calls through an LTE network.


Amazon Gives Prime Members Unlimited Cloud Photo Storage

Posted on 04/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


Amazon has made their $99-per-year Amazon Prime service just a little more valuable, as they’ve added unlimited cloud photo storage to Prime memberships. Photos will be stored uncompressed, in their full resolution, via an iOS app.


Starwood Hotel Chain Begins Rollout of iPhone Room Key Program

Posted on 03/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


Following a successful pilot program at a pair of its properties, the Starwood hotel chain announced today the official launch of its SPG Keyless program that allows hotel guests to check in and even unlock their hotel room doors via their iPhones, or Android device.


Sam’s Club to Offer 16GB iPhone 6 for as Low as $99 – on Nov. 15th

Posted on 03/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


Sam’s Club warehouse club will be selling the iPhone 6 starting at $99 for a 16GB model, starting November 15th. The pricing, according to a leaked flyer posted by GottaDeal.com, also includes a 64GB model at $199, and a 128GB model for $299. All prices are with a 2 year contract.


Must Have Accesories For The Ultimate Football Fan Cave

Posted on 02/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Even though the NFL season is half over, (not halftime, that’s something entirely different), there’s still time to set up your ultimate fan cave in time for the College bowl games, and that big game that comes at the end of the NFL season.


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