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  • Tip of the Day: Disliking ‘For You’ suggestions in Apple Music

    2h By Jesse Hollington
    Apple’s new music service makes it pretty obvious how to indicate that you’ve liked a particular song or playlist with a conspicuous heart button that you can tap on to indicate that you “love” a particular song. What’s not so obvious, however, is…
  • News: Apple debuts ‘Apple Tested Cases’ web page

    1:55pm By Jesse Hollington
    Apple has introduced a new web page on its site featuring a list of third-party cases that the company has tested and certified for use with the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Titled “Apple Tested Cases,” the page provides details on testing the company…
  • News: Showtime’s standalone Apple TV channel arrives with free trial

    12:06pm By Dan Pye
    Confirming reports from last month, Showtime’s standalone channel launched today on Apple TV. Unlike last year’s addition of Showtime Anytime – which requires a traditional cable subscription to access content — the standalone Showtime channel will…
  • News: Apple redesigning third-party accessory packaging for its stores

    10:54am By Dan Pye
    Apple is now co-designing packaging for third-party accessories sold in its Apple Stores, 9to5 Mac reports. Apple has been working with select accessory makers over the past six months, and redesigning boxes to be more in line with the packaging of Apple’s…
  • News: Apple aims to bring back Home Sharing for music in iOS 9

    9:58am By Dan Pye
    A week after Apple quietly dropped the popular Home Sharing feature from the Music app in iOS 8.4, Senior VP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue has promised the company is “working to have Home Sharing in iOS 9.” In a tweet, Cue confirmed that…
  • News: Daily Deal: Free iOS Game Hacking Course

    9:11am By Dennis Lloyd
    In today’s iLounge Deal you can pick up a the iOS Game Hacking Course for FREE. This eight-week course helps you learn to create your own real-life iOS game, covering a wide range of game formats using tutorials on Objective-C, Xcode, and SpriteBuilder.…
  • Review: TempTraq Wearable Bluetooth Thermometer

    Mon 4:29pm By Phil Dzikiy
    TempTraq, a Blue Spark Technologies company, has released the TempTraq Wearable Bluetooth Thermometer ($25), also known simply as TempTraq. A sticky patch designed to constantly monitor a child's temperature, TempTraq is worn directly on the skin, with the tip…
  • News: Report: iPhone 6S may be slightly thicker than iPhone 6

    Mon 12:31pm By Dan Pye
    An alleged schematic revealed by Engadget Japan alludes to the iPhone 6S as being slightly thicker than the iPhone 6. If true, the 6S will be 7.1 mm thick, a very slight increase over the existing iPhone 6’s 6.9 mm profile. The increase in size could be…
  • News: Apple Pay set to launch in UK on July 14?

    Mon 10:28am By Dan Pye
    Internal communications sent to employees at multiple U.K. retailers appear to confirm that Apple Pay will be accepted for mobile payments in their country starting on July 14, 9to5Mac reports. Apple has also informed its own retail employees they’ll be…
  • News: Report: New iPhone’s base storage could stay at 16GB

    Mon 9:50am By Dan Pye
    An examination of photos of an iPhone “6S” prototype shows that baseline models of the new phone could still start at 16GB of storage, 9to5Mac reports. Analysts agreed that a Toshiba memory chip spotted in the photos has a 16GB capacity, though whether…
  • News: Daily Deal: SplashID Pro Lifetime Plan

    Mon 9:00am By Dennis Lloyd
    Today in iLounge Deals we’re offering you a Lifetime subscription to SplashID Pro for only $24.99 – that’s 75% off the normal price. Trusted by millions of people over the past 10 years, SplashID makes sure your confidential information stays safe and in…
  • Article: Instant Expert: Secrets & Features of iTunes 12.2

    Fri 3:47pm By Jesse Hollington
    Earlier this week Apple released iTunes 12.2 to accompany the new Apple Music service, expanding the Music section of iTunes to provide access to the new on-demand library for subscribers, as well as the new Radio and Connect features of Apple Music. While for…
  • News: Apple exploring person-to-person Apple Pay transactions?

    Fri 9:44am By Jesse Hollington
    A new patent application uncovered by Patently Apple reveals that the company may be considering the expansion of Apple Pay into a wallet system capable of handling person-to-person transactions. Patent application 20150186887 describes a method that would…
  • News: Daily Deal: Last chance to pick up the Mpow 3-Port Intelligent Car Charger

    Fri 9:03am By Dennis Lloyd
    It’s your last chance to grab the Mpow 3-Port Intelligent Car Charger for only $13.99 in today’s iLounge Deal – that’s 80% off the regular price. Providing 33W/6.6A high-speed charging for all of your USB-capable gadgets, the Mpow can charge up to…
  • Article: Instant Expert: Secrets & Features of iOS 8.4 + Apple Music

    Thu 4:20pm By Jesse Hollington
    Apple’s iOS 8 development cycle has taken a more interesting direction from past releases, with more significant and rapid minor releases and fewer bug fix patch releases. For the first time, Apple had three versions in simultaneous development, released the…
  • Review: JBL Clip+ Bluetooth Speaker

    Thu 2:22pm By Phil Dzikiy
    JBL's Clip+ ($50) is a new, splashproof version of the company's Clip. The small, puck-shaped Bluetooth speaker is similar in almost every way to the past version of Clip, which we found to offer great value upon its release a year ago. As with the original…
  • News: Report: iPhone 6S to get 12MP camera, 4K video recording?

    Thu 9:47am By Jesse Hollington
    An alleged internal document posted by a Foxconn employee on Weibo suggests that the next-generation iPhone models may in fact include an upgraded camera at a 12-megapixel resolution capable of recording 4K video, iPhoneArena reports. This latest information…
  • News: Daily Deal: MFi-Certified 10-Ft iOS Lightning Cable

    Thu 9:05am By Dennis Lloyd
    Today in iLounge Deals you can pick up a MFi-Certified 10-Ft iOS Lightning Cable for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod for only $18.99 – that’s over 50% off the normal price. This handy cable gives you the length you need to comfortably couch-surf from your iOS…
  • Review: Monk Magnet Wallet Case for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

    Wed 2:47pm By Phil Dzikiy
    The Monk Magnet Wallet Case ($35) from Sewell Direct is a magnetic removable folio case for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Like a few other cases we've seen, Monk Magnet Wallet Case lets users remove the phone from the wallet folio for use — when removed, it…
  • News: Report: New iPhone 6S LTE chip could ‘double’ download speeds

    Wed 10:39am By Phil Dzikiy
    A newer Qualcomm LTE chip in Apple’s upcoming iPhone will be able to deliver “up to twice the theoretical LTE download speeds” compared to the current iPhones, according to 9to5Mac. Qualcomm’s MDM9635M chip is capable of offering 300 Mbps download…
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