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  • News: iLounge Weekly coming Monday, sign up now

    Fri 4:59pm 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…
  • Apps: Does not Commute, Pursuit of Light, Tiltagon, Lightroom, Keynote + PowerPoint

    Fri 3:41pm By Jesse Hollington
    New Games Does not Commute (free) — We were pretty impressed with Mediocre’s efforts last year on their Smash Hit game (no pun intended), so naturally we were intrigued by their latest new title. While a big departure from last year’s game, Does not…
  • News: Apple Watch unboxing gallery posted

    Fri 3:29pm By Jesse Hollington
    iLounge has posted an unboxing gallery for the Apple Watch. In a full photo gallery, we take a closer look at the device, along with some comparison photos between the 38mm and 42mm Sport models.…
  • Ask iLounge: Why can’t I see the iPad-style landscape view on my iPhone 6 Plus?

    Fri 2:08pm By Jesse Hollington
    Q: I just upgraded to a new iPhone 6 Plus as I liked the larger screen, and the ability to get sideways iPad-like views for things like Mail. However, these don’t seem to be working for me. Whenever I turn my iPhone sideways, I just get the normal landscape…
  • News: FoneFox posts Apple Watch waterproof testing video

    Fri 10:00am By Jesse Hollington
    Australian site FoneFox has posted a YouTube video demonstrating the water resistance capabilities of the Apple Watch Sport. The video begins by showing general splash tests — which the Apple Watch unsurprisingly survives — and then moves on to taking the…
  • News: iFixit posts Apple Watch teardown

    Fri 9:45am By Jesse Hollington
    iFixit has already begun its expected teardown of Apple Watch, this time posting the results in real-time as the site proceeds through each step. While the teardown is still ongoing, iFixit has already made some interesting observations by examining the…
  • News: Daily Deal: Hand Pen Stylus for 40% off

    Fri 9:44am By Dennis Lloyd
    Today in iLounge Deals we’re offering the Hand Stylus for 40% off – only $14.95. Masterfully designed to provide maximum precision, Hand Stylus features a slim 4mm retractable rubber tip that’s perfect for taking notes, drawing, typing, playing games,…
  • Review: Zagg Pocket Keyboard

    Thu 3:49pm By Phil Dzikiy
    Zagg's Pocket Keyboard ($70) is a foldable Bluetooth keyboard designed for use with smartphones and small tablets, such as iPhones and iPad minis. A small ledge flips out to hold the device during use; though as a Bluetooth keyboard it could conceivably be…
  • Tip of the Day: Quickly toggling the Predictive Text bar

    Thu 3:22pm By Jesse Hollington
    The new Predictive Text feature in iOS 8 can be useful for helping you quickly peck out sentences when working with one finger, however, sometimes the extra space above the keyboard just gets in the way. The good news is that in those situations it can easily…
  • News: Apple posts Apple Watch User Guide

    Thu 1:36pm By Jesse Hollington
    Apple has posted the Apple Watch User Guide online in an advance of tomorrow’s public release of the new device. Designed as an interactive web guide, the site provides instructions on how to use the features and built-in apps on the Apple Watch, ranging…
  • News: Apple planning to release new iPod touch later this year?

    Thu 11:53am By Jesse Hollington
    Apple may be gearing up to release a new iPod touch model this year, according to a new report from Apple Insider. Citing “a source familiar with Apple’s future product plans” the report indicates that a new iPod touch would likely be a fall release, and…
  • News: Nokia shopping around its Maps division, courting Apple

    Thu 10:37am By Jesse Hollington
    As Nokia is looking to sell off its struggling maps business, Bloomberg reports that the company has been approaching Apple and several other big name technology firms on the matter. In addition to Apple, Nokia is said to have been in contact with Amazon,…
  • News: Daily Deal: Save 96% on The Microsoft Office Mastery Bundle

    Thu 10:05am By Dennis Lloyd
    In today’s iLounge Deal we’re offering The Microsoft Office Mastery Bundle for only $49 — that’s a savings of 96% off the normal price of $1,559. Providing seven courses covering vital business skills, this eLearning bundle covers everything you need…
  • News: Apple Watch pre-orders arriving tomorrow, Apple posts more Guided Tours

    Thu 9:48am By Jesse Hollington
    With the first pre-orders of the Apple Watch expected to arrive in customer hands tomorrow, Apple has posted more Guided Tours for the new device, covering topics such as Apple Pay, activity tracking, and workouts. Meanwhile, those customers who pre-ordered…
  • Ask iLounge: Is there a point to having both iCloud Photo Library and iCloud Photo Stream enabled?

    Wed 4:36pm By Jesse Hollington
    Q: Now that iCloud Photo Library is out, I’m a bit confused about how this is all supposed to work. Apple says that iCloud Photo Library is used to store and sync all of your photos in the cloud, but I still see a setting for iCloud Photo Stream on all of my…
  • Mac: Kanex Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock

    Wed 3:47pm By Phil Dzikiy
    Kanex’s Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock ($250) lets users connect up to eight devices to a Mac. Two Thunderbolt ports are featured on the dock, boasting a blistering transfer rate of 20GB/s. Up to four Thunderbolt-compatible peripherals can be daisy-chained to a…
  • Review: Adonit Jot Script 2

    Wed 2:40pm By Phil Dzikiy
    Adonit's new Jot Script 2 ($75), also referred to as Jot Script 2 — Evernote Edition, is a slightly slimmer version of Adonit's previous Jot Script. Whereas the prior Jot Script used a single AAA battery, Jot Script 2 recharges via an included USB-powered…
  • News: Security flaw opens iOS devices to attack using fake WiFi hotspots

    Wed 10:08am By Dan Pye
    Researchers at Skycure have exposed an SSL certificate security flaw allowing them to create a ‘No iOS Zone’ where most apps on iPhones and iPads running iOS 8 will crash while connecting to the Internet, even crashing the devices themselves in some cases.…
  • News: Daily Deal: Conquer iOS 8 programming in 31 days for 60% off

    Wed 9:11am By Dennis Lloyd
    Today in iLounge Deals we’re offering an eLearning package that will allow you to Conquer iOS 8 Programming in 31 Days for only $39 — 60% off the regular price. Designed by a former Apple employee, this course features 34 hours of quality training that…
  • Mac: Adobe Lightroom CC

    Tue 4:12pm By Jesse Hollington
    With Apple basically having turned its back on continuing to develop its “pro” photo management app, Aperture, serious Mac photographers are essentially left with Adobe’s Lightroom as the only real game in town. Many photographers already preferred…
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