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  • Apple Makes September 9th Event Official

    28 August 2014, 2:20 pm by: Andrew Kunesh

    Apple’s long-awaited September press event is on! Apple sent invitations to the press on Thursday for a media event that will take place on September 9th, 2014 at 10am. The invitation reads “Wish we could says more,” with an oversized Apple logo in the…
  • Instagram Releases Hyperlapse, A Modern Time-lapse Solution For Your iPhone

    26 August 2014, 11:57 am by: Joshua Schnell

    Don’t look now, there’s about to be a glut of new creative selfies on your Facebook timeline. Instagram has just released a new app “to capture high-quality time-lapse videos even while in motion.” Hyperlapse, the app in question, is already on the App…
  • 35,000 Fire Phones, That’s All Amazon Could Have Sold

    26 August 2014, 11:22 am by: Joshua Schnell

    Long in journalist crosshairs for failing to provide any real information on how many devices the company has sold, a third party has managed to reveal the truth about the Amazon Fire smartphone, and its sales. It’s looking like smartphone sales for…
  • Apple Pushes Two New Channels To Apple TV

    26 August 2014, 11:03 am by: Joshua Schnell

    Apple has pushed a couple more channels to the Apple TV today, an act that’s quickly becoming a common occurance. Today, the channels pushed to the Apple TV include the company’s latest iTunes Festival App, as well as a new Showtime Anytime offering. The…
  • Apple Launches New Replacement Program For iPhone 5′s With Battery Woes

    22 August 2014, 6:34 pm by: Joshua Schnell

    That’s two things you now need to get your iPhone 5 checked out for at the Apple Store the next time you make a genius appointment. First, it was the lock button, and now it’s the battery. If you purchased an iPhone 5 between September 2012 and January…
  • Manhattan Project, Primitives, 80 Days, Rules, And Godus Are Our Games Of The Week

    22 August 2014, 2:05 pm by: Michael McConnell

    This week we have a game made by one of the titans of game design. We’ve also got a text adventure based on one of the classics of science fiction. We’ve also got a couple of puzzle titles, and a euro board game. As always if you have any games you think…
  • Secret App Disappears From Brazilian App Store, Possibly Phones Too

    22 August 2014, 9:41 am by: Joshua Schnell

    A Brazilian judge banned the Secret app for violating national laws, and in response Apple has complied with the orders and removed it from the App Store in the country. Here’s the plot twist, if Apple (and Google, Microsoft, etc) didn’t pull the app from…
  • Netflix ‘Hack Day’ Results In Some Fantastic Ideas

    21 August 2014, 4:26 pm by: Joshua Schnell

    Let’s be real for a minute. You totally stream video at work while you’re pretending to bust out expense reports for your boss. Normally that requires lightning quick reflexes and CMD+Tab button mashes, but there’s a nice little Chrome plugin that’s…
  • Hitman Go On Sale, Worth Buying

    21 August 2014, 4:02 pm by: Joshua Schnell

    From the “still haven’t played it, but now I should because it’s dirt cheap” department comes Hitman Go, a game that I’ve been meaning to play for a long, long time but never managed to get around to buying Square Enix has placed the game on sale,…
  • Regret The Upgrade To The iOS 8 Beta? We Can Help

    21 August 2014, 11:59 am by: Michael McConnell

    The irrational exuberance of a new OS can get to the best of us. Did you finagle access to the iOS 8 Beta, and now have a phone that’s a spiffy looking paperweight? We combed a few different sites to find a tutorial for you. In my former life as an iPad…
  • 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…

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