There are two new channels on your Apple TV this morning, as Public television broadcaster PBS is now offering some of its content to Apple TV viewers, and Yahoo has delivered “Yahoo Screen,” which allows viewers to browse and view videos featuring selections from Saturday Night Live, The Daily Show, and The Onion, among others.
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Good news if you were hoping to score an iPhone 5s before the holidays, supplies of the popular handset are improving, with shipping times for the 5s improving to 3 to 5 days in many countries.
Ready to get your game on with a real iOS 7 compatible controller, instead of tapping on the screen of your iPhone? Well, you’re in luck, as the MOGA Ace Power iOS 7 compatible gamepad for the iPhone is launching this week.
I can think of very few things as sad as a beer keg gone dry. Now, I’m proud to note that a firm from my home Hoosier state, Indiana, has invented a system to allow your local bartender to keep track of the amount of beer left in his kegs, and even notify you when he’s tapped a new keg!
Following the public release of iOS 7.0.4, Apple has now begun seeding the first beta of iOS 7.1 to developers.
Best Buy and Sprint have teamed up to offer 12 months of free wireless service to students. The Unlimited, My Way student promotion includes unlimited voice minutes, unlimited texting, and 1GB of data. Users can add unlimited data for $10 per month.
Tests run by tech review site Anandtech show that the new Retina iPad mini can’t show the same wide range of colors that its bigger sibling, the iPad Air is capable of.
Apple Stores will be spiffing up their front windows this holiday season with a display that several Apple Retail employees have described as “spectacular.”
A working Apple I computer – one of the first 50 ever made – went up on the auction block over the weekend. This is where we usually marvel at the amazingly high bid that won the auction, but this time the real story is on the lack of bids for the historic device. There were no bids made for this piece of computing history. Not a single one.
While the new 13-inch and 15-inch Retina Display MacBook Pro models are receiving mostly glowing reviews, some users are reporting Wi-Fi related issues with their newly acquired laptops.
Apple sent out emails to developers on Friday, reminding them that the iTunes Connect developer portal will be shut down for the holidays from December 21 through December 27. Apple traditionally shuts down the portal during the holiday season in order to give the employees who maintain the area time off for the holidays.
Foxconn is reportedly shutting down production of the iPhone 5c at one of its factories, and will begin production of the hot-selling iPhone 5s at that facility.
During the iOS 7 launch earlier this year, one new feature was mentioned without much fanfare: iBeacons, location based technology that has interesting possibilities for retail. Using the iBeacon system, a retailer could install transmitters throughout a store that will wirelessly connect to an iPhone and detect the device’s location in relation to items on the store’s shelves.
Apple has reportedly purchased PrimeSense, the company that originally developed the technology behind Microsoft’s Kinect, the body motion sensor used in video games and other apps on the Redmond firm’s Xbox 360 gaming console. The valuation of the transaction is reportedly somewhere in the $345 million range.
The assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, TV on November 22, 1963 rocked the United States and its citizens to the very core. I have always had a special interest in the assassination, even though I was just a small child of four. President Kennedy’s death affected the entire decade of the 1960s.
I don’t know about you, but whenever I use my iPad to view a movie or read in bed, I find it very difficult to get my iPad’s “viewing” case to sit at just the right angle. Enter the FLUX FLAP – An iPad case with magnets that allows you to get just the right viewing angle.