iPad mini Shipping with Same 5 Watt Charger As iPhone

iPad mini charger

Since the announcement of the iPad mini, speculation surrounding the wattage of the charger has appeared online. Many users who pre-ordered the iPad mini were unsure as to whether Apple would be shipping the same 5 watt charger included with the iPhone, or if a 12 watt charger from a full sized iPad would ship with the thinner and lighter … Read More

iPhone 5 Launch in India, Greece, and Other Countries on November 2nd

Apple iPhone 5

Apple revealed its iPhone 5 during a media event on September 12th, unveiling the new 4 inch iOS device, with LTE wireless, and a new A6 chip to the masses. Now, on the first day the company is slated to begin selling its new iPad mini in US retail stores, the Cupertino based company is also looking to launch the … Read More

Apple Retail Stores to Start Stocking iPhone 5 Cases in Late October

iPhone 5 case covers

Apple will begin stocking iPhone 5 cases in bulk by the end of this month according to multiple sources, allowing users of the newest iPhone to simply walk into a store and access a range of different cases for their device. With the iPhone 5, Apple did not introduce a case of their own, leaving the development entirely up to … Read More

Microsoft Office for iPhone and iPad in March 2013?

Microsoft Office ipad Mac App store

Late last year, in November, rumors suggested that Microsoft was working on Office for the iPad and the Mac App Store but no solid details surfaced during that time. On Wednesday, The Verge reported that a Microsoft product manager released comments to Czech site IHNED.cz [Google translation] that Microsoft is in fact working to bring Office to iPhone and iPad … Read More

Need For Speed Most Wanted for iPhone and iPad – Trailer Revealed

Need for Speed Most Wanted iPhone iPad

EA Mobile has just released the first trailer for “Need For Speed Most Wanted” for iPhone and iPad. The game is a continuation of EA’s popular Need for Speed racing franchise. With Need for Speed Most Wanted EA aims to revive the ageing racing game. Need For Speed Most Wanted features stunning dynamic physics-based collisions, exciting cop takedowns, and realistic … Read More

Lost Cities Review – Must Have Card / Board Game for iPhone

Lost Cities 2

Lost Cities is based on a board game of the same name by a leading name in the board game industry, one Reiner Knizia. I’ll be honest, I’d never heard of him either but after a little research I found that unbeknownst to me I had played one of his games before, a board game based on The Lord of … Read More

Starbucks Adds Passbook Support to Its iPhone App, As Promised

Starbucks Passbook iPhone 5 iOS 6

Late last month, following the release of iOS 6, Starbucks promised its customers that Passbook support would be arriving at the end of September. Although the Seattle based company was slightly late on its promise, support for Apple’s Passbook was added in an update to the Starbucks iPhone app. Customers can now store gift cards and use QR codes on … Read More

Google Adds Street View to Web-Based Google Maps for iPhone and other Devices

Google Street View Maps iPhone 5

On Thursday, Google added Street View to its new web version of Google Maps. The update allows smartphone users on multiple platforms to get walking and transit directions, and now street view. The update allows iPhone 5 and iOS 6 users to once again use Google Maps on their iPhone, with Apple CEO Tim Cook suggesting that users can open … Read More

Apple Releases Verizon Carrier Update for iPhone to Patch Cellular Data Drain on WiFi

Verizon iPhone 5 Carrier Settings Update

On Monday, Apple released a carrier update specifically for Verizon iPhone 5s to address an issue that caused the smartphone to still consume cellular data even while on WiFi, an issue that can be serious with Verizon’s tiered data plans. This carrier settings update resolves an issue in which, under certain circumstances, iPhone 5 may use Verizon cellular data while … Read More

Netflix for iOS Updated to Support iPhone 5’s Larger 4-inch Widescreen

Netflix iPhone 5 iOS 6

Netflix recently updated their iOS app for iOS 6 and the new 4-inch widescreen display on the iPhone 5. According to the details in the App Store release notes, the update also improves the browsing, searching and watching experience. The last time the Netflix iOS app received a major update was following the release of the new iPad, when the … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Reports 5 Million iPhone 5 Sales on Launch Weekend

iPhone 5 White

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has had yet another successful iPhone launch, topping previous years launch weekend sale by one million. As a matter of fact, the iPhone 5 sold 5 million units during the first weekend it was on sale surpassing the iPhone 4S sales which sold 4 million units in the first 3 days of release. Although the sales for … Read More

iPhone 5 TV Ads – “Thumb”, “Cheese”, “Physics”, “Ears”

iPhone 5 TV Ad

Following the launch of the iPhone 5, Apple is now airing a series of television ads promoting their latest product. Apple began airing the iPhone 5 TV ads late Friday on national networks in the US, and focused on numerous features in iOS 6 and the hardware of the iPhone 5. One of the ads, called “Thumb” focused on how … Read More

iPhone 5 Teardown Reveals A6, Battery Specs, 1GB RAM and more

iPhone5 Teardown

Following the release of the iPhone 5 on Friday, iFixit went ahead and conducted one of their famous teardowns for Apple’s latest and greatest version of the iPhone. iFixit noted in their teardown that the iPhone 5 is tightly packed, far more than the iPhone 4S, likely because of the thinner and taller glass and aluminum enclosure. Because the iPhone … Read More