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  • Tip of the Day: See when messages were received on an Apple Watch

    Thu 4:38pm By Jesse Hollington
    Due to the limited screen space, the Apple Watch adds timestamps to your messaging conversations far less frequently, so it may not be clear just by glancing when a given message was actually sent or received. Fortunately there’s an easy way to check this…
  • Mac: Eltima Software Commander One

    Thu 4:20pm By Jesse Hollington
    Many Mac power users have long felt that the built-in Finder app in OS X doesn’t quite cut the mustard, despite Apple’s incremental improvements with each OS X update. This has spawned a number of alternatives over the years, and one of the latest entries…
  • Review: Belkin WeMo + OSRAM Lightify White Tunable Starter Set

    Thu 2:54pm By Jesse Hollington
    The third new WeMo + OSRAM product to come out of Belkin's recent Sylvania partnership is the new Lightify White Tunable Starter Set ($100), a new kit that's reminscent of last year's Belkin WeMo LED Lighting Starter Set, with the key difference being…
  • News: Google releases Google Street View app for iOS

    Thu 2:05pm By Jesse Hollington
    Google has announced a new Google Street View app that allows iOS users to explore a collection of immersive 360-degree “photo sphere” panoramic images associated with locations around the world. The new app is actually a major redesign based on the…
  • Review: Logitech Logi BLOK cases for iPad mini + iPad Air 2

    Thu 11:44am By Phil Dzikiy
    Logitech recently announced its newest label, Logi, and we've received the first products from the new imprint, a series of iPad cases. BLOK Protective Shell ($40) is a simple, blocky case for iPad mini 2 and 3 and iPad Air 2 (we received the mini version).…
  • News: Apple admits Apple Music still needs work, says iTunes downloads remain strong

    Thu 10:21am By Jesse Hollington
    Speaking to The Guardian, Apple has admitted that it still has “homework to be done” on the Apple Music service. Oliver Schusser, the vice president of iTunes International, told the Guardian that a lot of work is still being put into improving the…
  • News: Judge approves $415M settlement in anti-poaching lawsuit

    Thu 9:47am By Jesse Hollington
    A U.S. judge has approved a $415 million settlement in the anti-poaching lawsuit against Apple and several other Silicon Valley companies, Reuters reports. The class-action antitrust lawsuit, filed in 2011, accused Apple, Google, Intel, and Adobe of conspiring…
  • News: Daily Deal: Twist Plus+ World Charging Station

    Thu 9:05am By Dennis Lloyd
    In today’s iLounge Deal we have the Twist Plus+ World Charging Station for only $34.99. This hassle-free charging solution provides you with the ability to charge your Mac plus four other USB-equipped devices at once, all from one convenient plug. The Twist…
  • Gear: IK Multimedia iRig PowerBridge

    Wed 4:46pm By Jesse Hollington
    IK Multimedia’s new iRig PowerBridge ($70) is a new accessory that solves an issue we’ve had with IK’s Lightning-connected studio accessories for a while — the problem of powering your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch while using them. Devices such as the…
  • News: Report: Apple to debut ‘iPad Pro’ on Sept. 9

    Wed 1:59pm By Jesse Hollington
    A new report from 9to5Mac suggests that Apple may in fact debut the long-rumored “iPad Pro” during next week’s event, although the new larger tablet is still not expected to be available until November. Sources indicate that Apple plans to ship the new…
  • News: iPhone 6S to use 7000 series aluminum from Apple Watch Sport

    Wed 1:27pm By Jesse Hollington
    The new iPhone 6S models will be constructed from the new 7000 series aluminum first introduced in the Apple Watch Sport earlier this year, 9to5Mac reports. When it was released for the Apple Watch, the new alloy was touted by Apple as being 60 percent…
  • News: CBS Sports to stream Super Bowl 50, select NFL games on Apple TV

    Wed 12:37pm By Dan Pye
    CBS announced it will stream Super Bowl 50, four NFL playoff games and and two regular season games through its CBS Sports app, available on Apple TV and several other platforms. The live streams are available for free and won’t require authentication to be…
  • News: Report: New Apple TV gets A8 chip, but not 4K support

    Wed 12:26pm By Dan Pye
    The fourth-generation Apple TV will have a faster processor, but will lack support for 4K video streaming, 9to5Mac reports. Sources said the new Apple TV will contain the A8 chip found in current iPhones — making it much faster than the previous Apple TV…
  • Review: IK Multimedia iKlip Case for iPhone 6 + iPhone 6 Plus

    Wed 12:08pm By Jesse Hollington
    While a slight departure from the company's popular line of microphones and MIDI studio accessories for iOS devices, IK Multimedia's iKlip Case ($40) nonetheless remains in a similar camp, providing a multi-angled viewing stand designed with the studio in…
  • News: Report: New Apple TV will feature universal search, cost $149

    Wed 11:02am By Dan Pye
    The fourth-generation Apple TV will cost $149 and feature a universal search, enabling users to enter the title of a movie or TV show once and view results from multiple sources, BuzzFeed reports. Sources familiar with Apple’s plans said the universal search…
  • News: Retrial for damages in Apple patent case set for March or April

    Wed 10:41am By Dan Pye
    A retrial to set damages in Apple’s long-standing patent dispute with Samsung is set for March or April of next year, Apple Insider reports. U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh set the timeline after getting an official mandate from the Federal Circuit’s…
  • News: Google omits HealthKit support from Android Wear iOS app

    Wed 10:03am By Dan Pye
    Although Google released an iOS app able to link certain Android Wear watches to iPhones, the new interface doesn’t yet include support for Apple’s HealthKit, BuzzFeed reports. While Android watches can track steps, heart rate and other fitness metrics,…
  • News: Apple eyed Bill Simmons for exclusive podcast deal

    Wed 9:38am By Dan Pye
    Amid rumors of Apple showing interest in generating its own original programming, Re/code reports that the company held talks with former ESPN star Bill Simmons aimed at signing the sports commentator to an exclusive podcast deal. Sources familiar with the…
  • News: Daily Deal: Doxie Go Wi-Fi Scanner

    Wed 9:04am By Dennis Lloyd
    In our iLounge Deals today you can pick a Doxie Go Wi-Fi Scanner for only $175. Doxie Go allows you to go paperless and get organized, scanning everything from bills and receipts to reports, drawings, business cards, photos, and more – wherever you are with…
  • Gear: Knomo Kinsale Soft Leather Messenger Bag

    Tue 4:16pm By Phil Dzikiy
    Knomo’s new Kinsale Soft Leather Messenger Bag ($250) can hold up to a 13” MacBook. The front and sides of the messenger bag are covered in smooth leather that lives up to its “soft” name. The leather front flap and the back pocket both shut with…
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