Rumors are abound that Apple is planning on taking on Mastercard and VISA in the payments sphere. New technology to be included in the next iteration of both the iPhone and iPad may result in your iPhone/iPad replacing your credit card.
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When I bought my iPhone I thought I knew how I would use it, and for the most part I was right – it would help me to stay connected while on the move in a fashionably compact way. What I did not realize was how much I would use the camera.
It seems that there is some chance that the upcoming iPhone 5 (and perhaps the iPad 2) will feature facial recognition technology. This idea com’s from Apple’s 2010 acquisition of a Swedish company called Polar Rose – a company known mostly for their mobile face recognition technology called FaceLib.
It seems that Apple is once again at the forefront of trying to keep us from tampering with out gadgets. Though the practice is clearly an anti-consumer one, it’s unclear exactly what motivation Apple has in this case.
It’s hypnotic. Isn’t it? The countdown on Apple.com has been ticking along for the past week now on Apple.com showing when the 10 billionth App download will occur from the App Store.
The nice guys over at AppSumo have provided us with 3 AppSumo Bundles to give away for free! Follow @AppSumo on Twitter and RT a message to be in with a chance of winning.
Online backup software, BackBlaze will automatically backup all of your photos, music, movies, pictures of cats, whatever… so when (or if) your hard drive dies… your memories and files will not. BackBlaze offer unlimited storage so you never have to worry about upgrading your package. BackBlaze is part of the AppSumo Do Work bundle. For only $15 you will get 4 great apps! Bargain.
Arrange is a handy little App that allows you to arrange and re-arrange the position of your windows on your desktop. Arrange is currently included in the AppSumo productivity bundle.
Vitamin-R is normally priced at €19.95 but it is available in AppSumo’s Productivity Bundle for only $15 along with other great productivity apps such as TaskPaper, Arrange, and Backblaze Online Backup. Checkout our review.
I have always proclaimed pen and paper as being the best tools for managing my to-do list. I carry around a notepad and make notes and cross off items as the day drags on. Can TaskPaper change my opinion?
Dropbox have setup a challenging treasure hunt that could reward you with 50GB of free online storage for life. It will take you a bit to solve the various puzzles but the rewards are worth it!
The gents over at AppSumo today launched their first of 4, yes 4!, Mac bundles. For the next couple of weeks the guys will be releasing a number of awesome bundles into the wild that will spruce up your collection…
Want to play some classic arcade games? Don’t want to pay? No problem. Pangea Arcade is FREE for a limited time only. Normally priced at $4.99, Pangea Arcade features 3 class arcade games in that classic retro style.
Little Snapper, the pixel perfect screen capture software, is available at a very tempting $4.99 (€3.99/£2.99) for the next 3 days.
You just can’t find good customer service agents these days.
We take a quick look at one of the iPhone’s most overlooked pluses – it’s hack-ability (aka Jailbreaking) and why it might just be enough to topple Android.