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  • Review: Just Mobile TopGum

    45m By Phil Dzikiy
    Just Mobile is billing its TopGum ($80) as "the sophisticated backup battery" for iOS devices. The partially aluminum 6000 mAh battery features a built-in cable with a Lightning connector attached. TopGum offers dual output charging, as the Lightning cable can…
  • Review: Kenu Highline for iPhone 6 + iPhone 6 Plus

    1:12pm By Phil Dzikiy
    Kenu's Highline is a case for iPhone 6 ($30) and iPhone 6 Plus ($35) that comes with a security leash to keep your iPhone attached to a zipper, belt loop, carabiner, or a strap during active use. The case itself is a textured polycarbonate case that curiously…
  • Daily Deal: Get Three years of VPN Unlimited Premium for only $19

    10:30am By Dennis Lloyd
    Today in iLounge Deals we’re offering up a three-year subscription to a VPN Unlimited Premium Plan for only $19—that’s 70% off the normal price. VPN Unlimited provides users with access to a secure virtual private network (VPN) which is ideal for…
  • News: Russian Apple Online Store returns with increased prices

    10:13am By Phil Dzikiy
    Apple has restored its Russian online store after pulling it down last week due to “extreme” ruble fluctuations. Though the store is now back online, it’s returned with higher prices. iPhone prices have been increased by 35 percent — a 16GB iPhone 6…
  • First Look: Tylt Energi Sliding Power Case for iPhone 6

    Fri 4:02pm By Phil Dzikiy
    Tylt's Energi Sliding Power Case ($100) is the first battery case we've seen for iPhone 6, though we have seen a previous version of Energi before, for iPhone 5. Energi comes with a simple standalone case, which can then be inserted in a larger 3200 mAh…
  • Daily Deal: 50% off Dragon Dictate for Mac 4

    Fri 9:34am By Dennis Lloyd
    In today’s iLounge Deal you can pick up Dragon Dictate for Mac 4 for $99.99 – 50% off the normal price. Providing fast, accurate speech recognition and versatile transcription, Dragon Dictate for Mac lets you dictate and edit documents, send email,…
  • News: Cook ‘deeply offended’ by BBC allegations

    Fri 9:31am By Jesse Hollington
    Apple’s CEO Tim Cook is “deeply offended” by allegations in a new BBC documentary regarding Apple’s handling of workers at its Chinese suppliers, The Telegraph reports. In a BBC investigative report which aired last night, BBC’s Panorama revealed…
  • News: BBC investigative report claims Apple fails to protect Chinese workers

    Thu 3:00pm By Jesse Hollington
    Apple has not lived up to its commitment to improve working conditions in its Chinese suppliers’ factories, according to a new undercover BBC investigation. In a documentary scheduled to air tonight, titled “Apple’s Broken Promises,” BBC Panorama shows…
  • Mac: Algoriddim djay Pro

    Thu 2:05pm By Jesse Hollington
    Algoriddim’s djay app has pretty much set the standard for digital DJ’ing, having debuted for the Mac back in 2006 and then of course, it later morphed into impressive iPad and iPhone versions. Now, however, Algoriddim has taken its flagship app to the…
  • News: Apple releases iOS 8.2 beta 3 to developers

    Thu 1:12pm By Jesse Hollington
    Apple has released the third beta of iOS 8.2 to registered developers, featuring a build number of 12D5452a. As with other recent versions, the latest beta appears to be primarily focused on fixes and enhancements to WatchKit to allow developers to continue…
  • First Look: IK Multimedia iRig Mic Field

    Thu 11:40am By Phil Dzikiy
    IK Multimedia's new iRig Mic Field ($100) is a stereo audio/video field microphone that plugs directly into the Lightning port of an iOS device. Though it looks a lot like IK's previous iRig Mic Cast, that accessory was designed specifically for voice…
  • News: Tim Cook announces $20M raised for (PRODUCT)RED in internal e-mail

    Thu 9:22am By Jesse Hollington
    Apple CEO Tim Cook has sent out an e-mail to employees announcing that Apple has raised $20 million this quarter for (PRODUCT)RED, iClarified reports, with Apple’s Holiday (PRODUCT)RED campaign likely contributing the lion’s share of the fundraising, which…
  • Daily Deal: Get Lifetime Access To Over 5,000 Adobe Training Videos

    Thu 9:21am By Dennis Lloyd
    Today in iLounge Deals we’re offering up a lifetime subscription to a collection of over 5,000 Adobe training videos for only $79. With Train Simple’s award-winning training videos, you can become an Adobe expert and web design master, learning at your own…
  • Mac: MacPhun Snapselect

    Wed 3:57pm By Jesse Hollington
    One of the mixed blessings about digital photography is that without dealing with the costs of film and development, it’s really almost too easy to collect a huge amount of photos. If you’ve been in the digital photography game for more than a couple of…
  • News: Apple announces 64-bit and iOS 8 requirements for app updates

    Wed 3:15pm By Jesse Hollington
    Apple will begin requiring app updates submitted to the App Store after June 1, 2015 to include 64-bit support and be built with the iOS 8 SDK, as outlined in an e-mail sent out today to registered iOS Developers. As the e-mail noted, Apple had previously…
  • News: Apple ordered to turn over records in Canadian iPhone antitrust probe

    Wed 2:27pm By Jesse Hollington
    A Canadian Federal Court has ordered Apple Canada to turn over documents to the Government’s Competition Bureau as part of an investigation into possible unfair marketing practices by the company, Reuters reports. The Competition Bureau, which is responsible…
  • Daily Deal: The Apple Watch Giveaway

    Wed 11:04am By Dennis Lloyd
    In today’s iLounge Deal we’re giving away an Apple Watch! One lucky entrant will receive a regular edition Apple Watch when the product is released early next year. To enter, simply submit your e-mail address on the giveaway page to sign up for our iLounge…
  • News: Apple halts online sales in Russia

    Tue 2:57pm By Jesse Hollington
    Apple has ceased sales on its online stores in Russia due to “extreme” fluctuations in the ruble, Bloomberg reports. A spokesperson for Apple stated that the Russian online store is “currently unavailable while we review pricing.” With Russia’s…
  • Review: STM Dux for iPhone 6

    Tue 2:30pm By Phil Dzikiy
    We've reviewed Dux ($30) before as an iPad case, but STM has now released a version of the case for iPhone 6. Dux features rubberized edges and a clear polycarbonate back to show off the iPhone. There's coverage for the sleep/wake button and volume controls,…
  • News: Apple found not guilty in iPod, iTunes Store lock-in suit

    Tue 1:25pm By Jesse Hollington
    Apple has been cleared of wrongdoing in the recent antitrust case on iPod and iTunes Store lock-in, The Verge reports. The decade-old class-action lawsuit accused Apple of putting procedures in place in iTunes 7.0 that would remove music found on iPods from…
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