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  • Things May Get A Little Large In Dubai With New Apple Store

    20 August 2014, 9:15 am by: Joshua Schnell

    Ostentatious, sure. Insane, maybe. Outright awesome, absolutely. Apple, known for building some of the most beautiful retail stores around the world, has plans to expand its empire by building a new store in the capital of ostentatious, Dubai. New reports have…
  • Checklist, Ultratext, NPR One, Rest, and Hemingway Are Our Apps Of The Week

    18 August 2014, 11:14 am by: Michael McConnell

    If you’re the type who wants to be organized but don’t know where to start, I have an app from Real Simple to help. I’ve also got an app to help remind you when to take breaks when working on your computer. We’ll also take a look at a web app making…
  • And The Emmy Goes To… Apple

    18 August 2014, 10:09 am by: Joshua Schnell

    The “pre” Emmy awards were Saturday night. You know, the part of the award ceremony where everyone not a big primetime star gets their bling. It was a time set aside for the “talented artists and craftspeople behind the scenes”  in the industry.…
  • Discounts By Dre: Beats Gear 10% Off For Limited Time

    18 August 2014, 9:49 am by: Joshua Schnell

    Just like that a magical discount appeared over the weekend. Apple has placed all Beats By Dre gear on sale (10% off) over the weekend, an interesting move for a company that never puts its gear on sale. Apple, who now owns all things Beats, has the deal…
  • Tim Cook, Phil Schiller Take ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ For ALS Awareness

    15 August 2014, 1:11 pm by: Andrew Kunesh

    Apple CEO Tim Cook and SVP Phil Schiller have both taken the “Ice Bucket Challenge” to raise awareness for ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The challenge is simple: dump a bucket of ice water on your head or donate $100 towards ALS research, then challenge…
  • Apple Shareholder Sues Company Over Anti-Poaching Agreement

    15 August 2014, 10:49 am by: Andrew Kunesh

    Apple shareholder R. Andre Klein is suing Apple for financial losses due to misconduct by senior directors at the company, namely for Apple’s “Hands Off (Do Not Call List)” anti-poaching agreement. This illegal pact was made between Google, Microsoft,…
  • MTN, Swords & Poker Adventures, The Great Prank War, Hearthstone, and Revolution 60 Are Our Games Of…

    15 August 2014, 10:19 am by: Michael McConnell

    This week I have a game where you get to role play a geographical feature, which might also be the weirdest thing I’ve ever written in a game review. (I reviewed Manhunt back in the day, so I know weird.) We also have the expansion to one of my contenders…
  • Get Your Two-Toned Style On With The Elago S5 Glide iPhone Case

    14 August 2014, 5:13 pm by: Andrew Kunesh

    Lately I’ve found myself growing tired of my boring, solid black iPhone case, and have been looking for a more colorful, yet still subtle alternative. I’ve recently come across the Elago S5 Glide for iPhone 5 and 5S. This case is a slider-style, two-piece…
  • What Are The Employee Diversity Numbers Across The Tech Industry?

    14 August 2014, 11:31 am by: Joshua Schnell

    On the heels of Apple’s release of demographic information, Nick Heer over at PixelEnvy has taken the time to chart the diversity numbers for the major players in tech, including Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, et al. While the numbers clearly…
  • Umm, Someone Actually Tried Using Siri To Hide A Murder Victim

    13 August 2014, 8:38 am by: Joshua Schnell

    A murder suspect in (wait for it…) Florida apparently used Siri to find a place to hide the body of his roommate, who he “allegedly” murdered. This isn’t Fark, and no, I’m not joking. This is actually something that’s happening right now in a…
  • Just In Case You Forgot: Here’s Ballmer Reacting To The Original iPhone

    13 August 2014, 8:25 am by: Joshua Schnell

    I’d love to see how he reacted when he found out about actually being awarded the Clippers.
  • Goat Simulator Is Coming To iOS

    13 August 2014, 8:14 am by: Joshua Schnell

    What might just be the most ridiculous video game of all time is finally coming to iOS. Goat Simulator will soon be available for your iPhone, iPad, and other iOS devices. Coffee Stain Studio’s Armin Ibrisagic, while at GDC Europe, announced that the…
  • Apple CEO Wants More ‘Diversity’ At Apple, Publishes Company Demographics

    12 August 2014, 2:55 pm by: Joshua Schnell

    Apple has published its workforce diversity numbers online., and the results aren’t all that surprising considering the industry: 70 percent of Apple’s global workforce is male, 55% of its entire work force is white. How do the other numbers break down?…
  • Buy An Apple TV, Get A Free $25 iTunes Gift Card

    12 August 2014, 12:18 pm by: Joshua Schnell

    If you buy your media content through iTunes, now is the time to buy your first (second, or third) Apple TV from Apple. The company has just launched a brand new bundle that includes the addition of a $25.00 iTunes gift card with every purchase of a new Apple…
  • The Ambrosia Maple Original Dock Passively Amplifies Your iPhone

    12 August 2014, 9:42 am by: Andrew Kunesh

    If you’re in the market for an eco-friendly and beautiful iPhone speaker dock, the Ambrosia Maple Original by Koostik is just what you need. This dock is crafted out of solid ambrosia maple wood and is handmade in America. The dock fits all iPhone models and…
  • New Microsoft Surface Ads Skate To Where The Puck Was A Decade Ago

    11 August 2014, 10:20 am by: Joshua Schnell

    I can’t tell, can you help me out? Is the Microsoft Surface a tablet, or a computer? Is it supposed to kill off both the MacBook and the iPad, or is it supposed to fall somewhere in the middle? This morning, three new Microsoft Surface advertisements…
  • Pulling Back The Veil On Apple University

    11 August 2014, 9:55 am by: Joshua Schnell

    Move over traditional universities, corporations are starting to replace you with their very own training programs. Apple University, public now for a while, helps train new employees the Apple ethos. Everything from internal case studies to design…
  • NomadPlus: A Battery Upgrade For Your Apple Charger

    8 August 2014, 4:25 pm by: Andrew Kunesh

    When heading out the door for work or class, I never leave without a backup battery for my iPhone and a wall charger. Though this is super convenient, it also takes up extra space in my bag. The NomadPlus aims to fix that by combining your standard Apple…
  • This Photo Series Shows Off The Evolution Of Video Game Controllers

    8 August 2014, 11:37 am by: Joshua Schnell

    Gamer? How many of these controllers have you held while battling baddies over the years? Javier Laspiur has put together an fantastic photo series that documents the evolution of video game controllers over the years starting with the Teletenis from 1983. The…
  • China Wasn’t Punishing Apple For “Security Reasons” After All

    8 August 2014, 11:16 am by: Joshua Schnell

    Turns out China didn’t ban Apple gear after all. In a statement given to Reuters, China’s Central Government Procurement Centre, and the finance ministry, clarified the situation. Apple wasn’t added to the procurement list because the company didn’t…
  • iOS Just Got A Little Bit More NFL: Better Than Nothing, I Guess

    7 August 2014, 3:02 pm by: Joshua Schnell

    Hold your horses, we’re not talking live game streams here. So, calm the hell down. Looking for a little more NFL in your life though? With the season kickoff just around the corner, the league has released a brand new app, called NFL Now, that will provide…
  • Just like that, A Wild Beats By Dre Section Appears

    7 August 2014, 2:38 pm by: Joshua Schnell

    Just like that, it’s officially official. Apple has already welcomed Beats to the fold, but apparently it wasn’t until today that the company added a dedicated section to their accessories website showcasing the newly acquired gear companies fine wares.…
  • Deal: The Mammoth Xcode & Swift Developer Bundle

    7 August 2014, 1:25 pm by: Joshua Schnell

    Please Note: These courses show you how to use Swift and Xcode, in order to follow along, you must have an Apple Developer account to access/use Swift. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, or you just want to learn how to make iOS apps, this ultimate Xcode and…
  • WTF: Microsoft Offering Chinese Workers Nokia Smartphones To Resign

    6 August 2014, 10:28 am by: Joshua Schnell

    Here’s one from the “I can’t believe this shit is real” department. Microsoft, in response to unrest over its plans to layoff 4,700 workers (and leaving only 300 people) at its Nokia plant in Beijing, has begun offering free Nokia Lumina 630 handsets…
  • Locationgate: China Is Taking Action Againt Apple For Something That Happened Back In 2011

    6 August 2014, 10:08 am by: Joshua Schnell

    Work for the Chinese government? There’s no way you’re walking out of the office with an iPad or MacBook unless you purchased it with your own cash. A new report from Bloomberg has the Chinese government banning the purchase of both devices with government…
  • Apple Realizes Record App Store Revenue, Transactions In July

    5 August 2014, 2:15 pm by: Andrew Kunesh

    July 2014 was a record setting month for the App Store. According to a statement given to CNBC, the App Store saw record revenue as well as a record number of customer transactions last month, though Apple did not release any specific numbers. 2014 has been…
  • iPhone Event Date Set?

    5 August 2014, 2:06 pm by: Joshua Schnell

    Squee. It’s time to start saving. You have just over one month to save enough cash for a new iPhone. According to Re/Code, Apple has set the iPhone event date for September 9th, 2014. What will we see? Who the hell knows. New iPhones, iOS 8 should be ready…
  • Apple Not Only Has Its Own Cake, But It’s Eating Everyone Else’s Too

    5 August 2014, 1:53 pm by: Joshua Schnell

    There’s enjoying your cake, but then there’s also enjoying your cake while everyone else is left fighting over tables caps. Apple’s enjoying its cake. Everyone else? Well, they’re off fighting for operating margin table scraps. The gist? Anyone not…
  • No Idea How To Make The Most Out Of TextExpander? Here’s Some Help

    5 August 2014, 1:26 pm by: Joshua Schnell

    I use TextExpander on a daily (hourly, probably) basis, but there’s no denying that I’m only scratching the surface of its powerful tools. The folks at Asian Efficiency, in true fashion, have put together the most comprehensive tutorial I’ve seen on the…
  • Google Quietly Releases 64-bit Chrome Canary App For OS X

    5 August 2014, 12:39 pm by: Joshua Schnell

    Canary, a bleeding edge version of Google Chrome aimed at developers and early adopters is now available for download to Mac users. Google has finally rolled out a 64-bit version of its Chrome Canary app, making it compatible with OS X for the first time…

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