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  • News: iLounge Weekly arrives Monday, sign up now

    Fri 4:31pm By Jesse Hollington
    The latest edition of iLounge Weekly, our weekly newsletter covering all things iLounge, will be arriving in subscribers’ inboxes early next week. iLounge Weekly is a summary of the week’s best news, reviews, and feature articles we’ve published, and it…
  • News: Report reveals additional details on Apple and BMW talks

    Fri 4:10pm By Jesse Hollington
    Following news earlier this week that Apple and BMW had been in discussions last year about using the BMW i3 as a foundation for its own electric car initiative, a new report from Reuters suggests that those negotiations may yet resume at some indeterminate…
  • Review: PhotoFast i-FlashDrive MAX

    Fri 2:30pm By Jesse Hollington
    Even with the ever-increasing capacity of Apple's iOS devices there's always a case to be made for needing extra storage, creating a market for Lightning-equipped external storage devices that allow users to offload and carry around additional media and other…
  • News: Report: New Apple TV to debut in September, subscription service to come later

    Fri 9:13am By Jesse Hollington
    Apple is on track to unveil its new Apple TV hardware this September, according to a new report from BuzzFeed News, however the rumoured TV subscription service won’t be accompanying it just yet. Several reports suggested that Apple originally planned to…
  • News: Daily Deal: Exchange 3-Port USB Car Charger

    Fri 8:59am By Dennis Lloyd
    Today in iLounge Deals we’re offering the Exocharge 3-Port USB Car Charger for only $14.99. With three ultra-fast USB ports, this car charger will keep your passengers happy and their devices fully charged while on the go.…
  • Tip of the Day: Showing only Downloaded Music in iOS 8.4

    Thu 4:15pm By Jesse Hollington
    The introduction of Apple Music and iCloud Music Library in iOS 8.4, like iTunes Match before it, effectively places your entire iTunes music library and more at your fingertips, rather than only the music you’ve chosen to sync to your device directly from…
  • News: Apple releases second iOS 8.4.1 beta to developers

    Thu 1:14pm By Jesse Hollington
    Apple has released a second iOS 8.4.1 beta to developers. Featuring a build number of 12H318, this second release, like the first, provides no release notes, and likely simply addresses unresolved issues with Apple Music and other features from last month’s…
  • News: Volkswagen adds CarPlay to 2016 lineup

    Thu 9:53am By Jesse Hollington
    Volkswagen has announced CarPlay support for almost its entire 2016 lineup of cars, with the first models expected to be arriving in dealerships this week. The company’s all-new Modular Infotainment Platform (MIB II) is being incorporated into the entire…
  • News: Daily Deal: Drive Genius 4

    Thu 9:21am By Dennis Lloyd
    In today’s iLounge Deal we’re offering Drive Genius 4 for only $49.99 – almost 50% off the regular price. This award-winning app will help you keep your Mac running smoothly, optimizing and cleaning up OS X for optimum performance and keeping you up to…
  • Review: Zivix Jamstik+ MIDI Guitar Controller

    Wed 4:30pm By Jesse Hollington
    Zivix's new Jamstik+ ($300) is a sequel to last year's Jamstik MIDI guitar, adding Bluetooth Smart connectivity and a refined experience with a new set of iOS apps. The new version is available at the same price point as the original Jamstik, with the…
  • News: AT&T wants $100M data throttling fine thrown out

    Wed 9:33am By Dan Pye
    AT&T is asking the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to cancel a proposed $100 million fine levied against the company for throttling data speeds for users with “unlimited” data plans, The Hill reports. The FCC launched a complaint in October 2014 claiming…
  • News: Daily Deal: Blinkist Premium, 1 Year Subscription

    Wed 9:11am By Dennis Lloyd
    Today in iLounge Deals we’re offering you a one year subscription to Blinkist Premium for only $29.99 – that’s 62% off the regular price. Providing a mobile-friendly app for iOS and Android, Blinkist helps you tap into a wide variety of new and…
  • Tip of the Day: Activating Siri by voice

    Tue 4:29pm By Jesse Hollington
    Did you know that you can now activate Siri by simply saying “Hey Siri” while your iPhone is plugged in? To enable this feature, just go into Settings, General, Siri and ensure “Allow Hey Siri” is toggled on. The feature was first introduced in iOS 8…
  • News: Apple Music added to T-Mobile’s Music Freedom

    Tue 10:43am By Dan Pye
    T-Mobile has added Apple Music to its Music Freedom program, allowing listeners to stream Apple Music songs without counting against their data limit. The carrier is also offering customers the ability to lease an iPhone for $15 a month and allowing anyone…
  • News: Daily Deal: iFixit Pro Tech Screwdriver Set & Jimmy Bundle

    Tue 10:07am By Dennis Lloyd
    In our iLounge Deal for today we’re offering the iFixit Pro Tech Screwdriver Set & Jimmy Bundle for only $59.95 – almost 40% off the regular price. This at-home repair kit gives you everything you need to fix your computer, smartphone, gaming console and…
  • News: Report: Apple Music hits 10M subscribers

    Tue 9:36am By Dan Pye
    Apple Music has attracted more than 10 million subscribers in its first four weeks, according to music site Hits Daily Double, which cites unnamed music industry sources. Apple doesn’t publicly disclose streaming numbers, but rights holders who see the…
  • Gear: Hex Infinity Cross Body

    Mon 2:27pm By Phil Dzikiy
    Hex’s Infinity Cross Body ($70) is a compact bag that can accommodate an 11” MacBook Air or 12” MacBook. The water-resistant bag also has pockets for an iPad mini, iPhone, and other items. The front flap stays in place with a magnet.
  • News: Apple Maps vans landing in France, Sweden in August

    Mon 12:00pm By Dan Pye
    Vans collecting data for Apple Maps will be making their way into France and Sweden starting next month, according to the company’s website. The regions around Paris and Stockholm are slated to be photographed in August, adding those cities to the list of…
  • News: Report: Slimmer iPad mini 4 on the way, upgraded iPad Air 3 a possibility

    Mon 11:21am By Dan Pye
    A report from Macotakara has breathed new life into speculation about a possible iPad Air 3 and supports previous rumors that the new iPad mini 4 will be thinner than previous models. The blog cites sources saying the iPad mini 4 will have the same 6.1 mm…
  • News: Beijing police bust massive iPhone counterfeiting operation

    Mon 10:39am By Dan Pye
    Police in Beijing have busted a factory that made more than 41,000 fake iPhones — some of which reached the United States — and arrested nine suspects in the counterfeiting operation, Reuters reports. The group set up a factory in January under the guise…
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