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Google Now brings in flight price monitoring card

Sep 22, 2014 7:51 pm

The capabilities of Google Now expands often. Today, we are finding out that the latest addition to Google Now is a card that monitors flight prices. It works with data found through Google Flight to track a particular flight’s prices. A card will appear when the price changes. Data from... [more]


Android M chatter starting before L has been released

Sep 22, 2014 7:27 pm

To some, Android L is already old news. Google engineers discussing things on the Android Open Source Project thread mention an upcoming version of Android multiple times. Unsurprisingly, the said version was called Android M. This follows Google’s alphabetical order for labeling Android... [more]


News: HTC Nexus 9 coming soon, LG G3 Vigor coming to AT&T, Samsung Galaxy Mega 2

Sep 22, 2014 7:10 pm

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Tonight is full of rumors and new devices, so we are giving you a run-down of the latest and greatest. Today we have a few stories from HTC, LG and Samsung, the Android trifecta. HTC …The post News: HTC Nexus 9 coming soon, LG G3 Vigor coming to AT&T, Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 appeared... [more]


Speck cases for iPhone 6: Review and giveaway

Sep 22, 2014 7:00 pm

Lucky you! You're going to see a pile of reviews of new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus accessories over the next couple of months. One of the more respected names in the accessory business for Mac and iOS devices is Speck, and the company sent along four of... [more]


Chinese Site Reports Apple Planning October Release for iPad Air 2

Sep 22, 2014 6:24 pm

Apple is planning to release the next iPad in October, according to Chinese-language site Commercial Times. Citing sources in Apple's Chinese supply chain, the site said that Apple would release the "iPad Air 2" next month, while the iPad mini won't be updated until the first quarter of... [more]


The best of IDF 2014 – Intel’s future summarized in a few days

Sep 22, 2014 6:22 pm

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Very few competitors can even get close to Intel, one of the most valued and powerful chip makers in the world. If Intel does anything, the industry turns to look at them, and two weeks …The post The best of IDF 2014 – Intel’s future summarized in a few days appeared first on... [more]


Podfather Fadell mourns discontinuation of iPod Classic

Sep 22, 2014 6:07 pm

In a new interview for the magazine Fast Company, former Apple executive and head of the original iPod project Tony Fadell, now CEO of Nest at Google, mentions his sense of loss that the last large-capacity iPod, the iPod classic, has been discontinued by Apple. While lamenting the passing of the... [more]


DroneAttack - One-handed play, FPS Universal iOS 7 game for all ages

Sep 22, 2014 6:06 pm

California based IFinancials has introduced DroneAttack Rev. 1.00, our new game title for the Apple iOS platform. DroneAttack is the amazing new Free First Person Shooter game that gives you tons-of-fun in as little as 10 seconds of play, while standing in the checkout line, in-between classes,... [more]


Rumor: Next-gen iPad Air to debut in October, Retina iPad mini in early 2015

Sep 22, 2014 6:05 pm

A rumor out of East Asia on Monday claims mass production of Apple's "iPad Air 2" starts this month ahead of an October release, while the second-generation iPad mini with Retina display could be pushed back into 2015. [more]


This floppy bulldog's true beauty is found with the iPhone 6 slow motion camera

Sep 22, 2014 6:00 pm

The iPhone 6 introduced Apple's first 240 frame per second slow motion video camera into the pockets of users lucky enough to pick one up. One of those iPhone 6 owners has posted the single best advertisement for the slow motion video camera with... [more]


In line with previous rumors Apple said to be preparing iPad Air 2 for October launch

Sep 22, 2014 5:57 pm

As has been previously rumored, Apple is said to be preparing for an October event to introduce an updated model of the iPad Air, according to the Commercial Times. Though earlier rumors of an event on October 21st have been shot down, there are still plenty of other days in October that Apple... [more]


In line with previous rumors, Apple said to be preparing iPad Air 2 for October launch

Sep 22, 2014 5:57 pm

As has been previously rumored, Apple is said to be preparing for an October event to introduce an updated model of the iPad Air, according to the Commercial Times. Though earlier rumors of an event on October 21st have been shot down, there are still plenty of other days in October that Apple... [more]


SJ IM – privacy app for instant messaging

Sep 22, 2014 5:54 pm

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SJ IM is a safety layer app that works with any Jabber chat client. It has a hefty price tag for an app of it’s class, we’ll tell you whether it’s worth the spend or not in this review. Price: ~$4.76 Tested on: Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport Content... [more]


Tuesday Morning News

Sep 22, 2014 5:54 pm

Source VESA If you were in any doubt that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are popular the opening weekend record sales figures of 10 Million iPhones should ease your mind. That number is from sales in just the 10 launch countries, with a further 20 countries starting sales this Friday. In... [more]


iPhone 6 Plus vs. Nokia Lumia 1520 camera shootout!

Sep 22, 2014 5:52 pm

We've already seen how the iPhone 6 Plus camera shapes up against the iPhone 6, but what about the real competition? You know, phones Apple doesn't make? Well, our buddy Mark Guim over at Windows Phone Central has taken the time to do a quick shootout between Apple's biggest phone and the biggest... [more]


iPhone 6 Plus vs. Nokia Lumia 1520 camera shootout!

Sep 22, 2014 5:52 pm

We've already seen how the iPhone 6 Plus camera shapes up against the iPhone 6, but what about the real competition? You know, phones Apple doesn't make? Well, our buddy Mark Guim over at Windows Phone Central has taken the time to do a quick shootout between Apple's biggest phone and the biggest... [more]


Evernote 5.6 for Mac

Sep 22, 2014 5:49 pm

Evernote released version 5.6 of their Mac app today. Hidden behind a seemingly minor update is a series of important changes to the desktop app that make it faster to sync and that bring welcome new features not available in Evernote for iOS. The Evernote blog has the details, but, to sum up,... [more]


Metal Galaxy Alpha will be an AT&T exclusive, launching September 26 for $199

Sep 22, 2014 5:45 pm

Samsung broke the mold when it announced the Galaxy Alpha last month, the first smartphone in the company’s portfolio to ditch the familiar plastic chassis in favor of a metallic frame. Samsung said the phone would be offered in the US this month and today, they revealed pricing and... [more]


This week's sidebar poll: What paid music service do you use?

Sep 22, 2014 5:42 pm

Vote in this week's poll and tell us your favorite! We've been having a bit of discussion around the water cooler that past week. It seems we (the editors here at AC) have all hit the device de-authorization limit for Google Play Music. That means, for the next year we're stuck and can't use the... [more]


iPad Air 2 Rumored to Launch in October, Updated Retina iPad Mini May Come Later

Sep 22, 2014 5:38 pm

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Apple has plans to introduce the next-generation iPad Air in October, according to Taiwan's Commercial Times [Google Translate]. The site says the updated tablet will enter production in September, shipping next month. Commercial Times also suggests that the next-generation Retina iPad mini... [more]


Mojang Is Slashing the Price of 'Scrolls' Before Its Upcoming iPad Release

Sep 22, 2014 5:30 pm

Scrolls — the hex-tiled collectible card battler and the subject of a hilariously asinine lawsuit — cost $20.95 when it was put into open beta last year. However, the development team at Mojang are gearing up for an iPad release later this fall and have announced that they'll be slashing the... [more]


Poorly designed, MemoPics memory game is still fun, unique

Sep 22, 2014 5:30 pm

MemoPics is a free game for iPhone and iPad that gets inspiration from the classic memory match games in which you keep flipping over cards until you find all the matching pairs and eliminate the cards. That version of the game is built in to... [more]


Swift Comparison of Value and Reference Types

Sep 22, 2014 5:29 pm

Mattt: In Swift, Equatable is a fundamental type, from which Comparable and Hashable are both derived. Together, these protocols form the central point of comparison throughout the language. Equatable, Comparable and Hashable Protocols iOSDeveloperTips.com [more]


AnandTech: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Preliminary Benchmarks

Sep 22, 2014 5:28 pm

Here’s how utterly dominant Apple’s position is in mobile semiconductor design: not only are the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus the two top scorers in web browser benchmarking, but in third place sits the year-old iPhone 5S. Also worth noting: the iPhone 6 is seemingly on par with the 6 Plus... [more]


iOS 8 Wi-Fi Connection Problems? They Are Probably Simple to Fix

Sep 22, 2014 5:25 pm

The iOS 8 update went smoothly for most users, but like every software update there are sometimes bothers, hangups, and difficulties that arise for a subset of users. One frustrating issue that is impacting some iPhone and iPad users are recurrent wireless connection difficulties post iOS 8... [more]


Someone Bought and Cracked all Generations of iPhone – Video

Sep 22, 2014 5:17 pm

iPhone's are made of metal and glass so they will eventually crack. Someone went beyond the usual drop tests and actually bought all iPhone models released by Apple just to see how they survive a 4 feet drop. As expected, the screens cracked.  The first test shows a side drop for each device.... [more]


PASS-ION-ATE: ‘Expressions of the Dalek’ [PIC]

Sep 22, 2014 5:15 pm

Chicago’s Big Bad Robot designed this easy guide to help decipher the Daleks’ complicated, nuanced expressions. [via Teepublic] [more]


‘Avengers,’ ‘Harry Potter’ Actors to be Honored at BAFTA Britannia Awards

Sep 22, 2014 5:00 pm

BAFTA Los Angeles was established by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts to “bridge between the Hollywood and British production and entertainment business communities,” according to the website. It is a non-profit corporation that does a lot of charity and inner-city... [more]


Apple Reportedly Preparing to Ditch Beats Streaming Music Service

Sep 22, 2014 4:51 pm

Oh, Beats — we hardly knew ya. For a while there it looked as though Apple would use the Beats streaming music service as its own entity, preferring to keep its own brand attached to iTunes Radio. But that's no longer the case (if it ever was), according to a new report from TechCrunch. Indeed,... [more]


Apple customer service hit by massive traffic spike one day after iPhone 6 launch

Sep 22, 2014 4:49 pm

While Apple's customer service team was able to cope with expectedly high traffic on iPhone 6 launch day, the company was apparently overwhelmed by callers a day later, causing wait times to increase to over 20 minutes. [more]


Alibaba IPO becomes largest in history at $25B after underwriters buy additional shares

Sep 22, 2014 4:45 pm

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group set a new record for the largest US-listed initial public offering last Friday. Today, the company extended that title to become the world’s largest IPO as underwriters exercised an option to buy an additional 48 million shares in the wake of heavy... [more]


Gravity wave evidence disappears into dust

Sep 22, 2014 4:40 pm

There may still be evidence of cosmic inflation, but it will be hard to spot. [more]


iPhone 6 Plus Display is the best there is (well, almost)

Sep 22, 2014 4:39 pm

Samsung’s recent Galaxy Note 4 apparently edged out the recent Apple iPhone 6 Plus in terms of display quality, even though the analyst reviewing it basically called Apple’s displays the best he’s seen to date. In a report released Monday, DisplayMate’s Raymond Soneira—who does... [more]


iPhone 6 Plus Display is the best there is (well, almost)

Sep 22, 2014 4:39 pm

Samsung’s recent Galaxy Note 4 apparently edged out the recent Apple iPhone 6 Plus in terms of display quality, even though the analyst reviewing it basically called Apple’s displays the best he’s seen to date. In a report released Monday, DisplayMate’s Raymond Soneira—who does... [more]


Apple Sold Over 10 Million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Units Over the Weekend

Sep 22, 2014 4:35 pm

If all that hullabaloo about record numbers of preorders and crowded Apple stores didn't tip you off, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are selling quite well. How well? According to a press release sent out by the company this morning, customers acquired more than 10 million of the devices over the... [more]


Adobe acquires photo-editing app, mobile SDK developer Aviary

Sep 22, 2014 4:29 pm

Adobe announced that it acquired a developer of software development kits (SDK) for photo-editing and third-party mobile software. Aviary's SDKs are to be folded into the Adobe Creative SDK, which the company is building as a development platform for mobile apps. Terms of the acquisition were not... [more]


Foxconn CEO disappointed with current-gen iPhone-assembling robots; next-gen ‘Foxbots’ in the works

Sep 22, 2014 4:28 pm

Foxconn – who is responsible for assembling the new iPhones – is failing to meet the high demand... [more]


Foxconn CEO disappointed with current-gen iPhone-assembling robots; next-gen ‘Foxbots’ in the works

Sep 22, 2014 4:28 pm

Foxconn – who is responsible for assembling the new iPhones – is failing to meet the high demand... [more]


AT&T launching the LG G3 Vigor on September 26

Sep 22, 2014 4:20 pm

On the heels of Sprint’s launch, AT&T will be launching this LG G3 Vigor later this week. The LG handset will be available online and at retail stores on September 26. With a new two-year contract, the G3 Vigor will cost $49 or $334 without. Through AT&T’s Next program,... [more]


Beats Music headed towards shutdown, sources say

Sep 22, 2014 4:18 pm

Despite recent efforts to promote the streaming service, Apple is planning to discontinue Beats Music, sources within Apple and Beats say. "Many" Beats Music engineers have reportedly been diverted to other projects, such as iTunes. The sources have no word on what Apple plans to do with the... [more]


Auto Shazam is always listening to your surroundings – Uplinq demo

Sep 22, 2014 4:16 pm

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Shazam is one of the most popular song recognition apps out there. It is great at telling you which song is playing at the mall, bar, or anywhere where it may be complicated to get …The post Auto Shazam is always listening to your surroundings – Uplinq demo appeared first on Mobile... [more]


No, you cannot charge your iPhone 6/Plus in a microwave oven

Sep 22, 2014 4:02 pm

"Crudely imitating the look of other Apple informative ads, the hoax... [more]


No, you cannot charge your iPhone 6/Plus in a microwave oven

Sep 22, 2014 4:02 pm

"Crudely imitating the look of other Apple informative ads, the hoax... [more]


iPhone 6 and 6 Plus support faster charging, but ship with slower power adapter

Sep 22, 2014 4:01 pm

Apple has apparently enabled much faster battery charging in the newest iPhone models, but you’d never know it if you only use the included power adapter. According to a change in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus discovered by iLounge, both of the new smartphones are equipped with the hardware to... [more]


iPhone 6 and 6 Plus support faster charging, but ship with slower power adapter

Sep 22, 2014 4:01 pm

Apple has apparently enabled much faster battery charging in the newest iPhone models, but you’d never know it if you only use the included power adapter. According to a change in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus discovered by iLounge, both of the new smartphones are equipped with the hardware to... [more]


6Tracker.com will notify you when your local Apple Store has the iPhone 6.

Sep 22, 2014 4:00 pm

With over 10 million of Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models sold in the first weekend alone, it's understandable that Apple Stores are facing supply issues. You could call the Apple Store every day to check on stock, or you can use a new website... [more]


iOS 8 Users Seeing Issues With Battery Drain, Slow Wi-Fi

Sep 22, 2014 3:59 pm

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Released last week, iOS 8 is Apple's latest operating system update, bringing several new features like Continuity, third-party keyboards, Notification Center Widgets, and more. As with any new iOS update, users have been reporting several bugs in the operating system, with some of the more... [more]


VIDEO: Sizing up the iPhone 6 Plus | Post Buzz

Sep 22, 2014 3:59 pm

Is the iPhone 6 Plus really an upgrade or is it more inconvenient than it’s worth? The Post’s Hayley Tsukayama puts Apple’s newest phone to the test. Thanks for checking us out. Please take a look at the rest of our videos and articles. To stay in the loop, bookmark our homepage. [more]


Rumor: Apple Watch to feature 4GB of storage and 512MB of RAM

Sep 22, 2014 3:56 pm

We'd rather get rumors on pricing and availability. The post Rumor: Apple Watch to feature 4GB of storage and 512MB of RAM appeared first on AppleTell. [more]


Google will stop supporting climate change science deniers, calls them liars

Sep 22, 2014 3:55 pm

Controversial group also opposes net neutrality and municipal broadband. [more]


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