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Archived Since:February 17, 2008

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Holy pixels, Batman: Netflix brings 1080p video to iPhone 6 Plus

Now that Apple has an iPhone with full 1080p resolution, Netflix is bringing higher resolution shows to the handset. The online video company says movies, television shows and its own original…

Apple patent granted to geofence and track cellular dead zones from iPhones

First filed four years ago, Apple was granted a patent to track and geofence cellular dead zones, capturing the information in a crowdsourced database.

Expect to see a lot of HomeKit at CES

We should see devices that use Apple's HomeKit development framework at CES in January, but before then we're seeing a rush of startups trying to find their niche in the ecosytem

How the iPad mini became Apple’s middle child

The iPad mini has become something of an oddity in Apple's product line. It's clearly here to stay, but Apple doesn't seem quite sure how to fit it in among smaller…

Did you pay to edit Office docs on an iPad? Now you can get some money back

Now that editing Office docs on an iPad doesn't require an Office 365 subscription, those who paid for the feature can get a refund. It's a smart move by Microsoft by…

Apple to sapphire supplier: “Put on your big boy pants and accept the agreement”

A statement from the CEO of GT Advanced Technology was unsealed on Friday which includes several original contracts between GTAT and Apple.

Microsoft sets Office free on iPhone, iPad with Android preview and Windows touch version in tow

Microsoft is quickly learning that adding more Office users for free may be more useful than gaining fewer Office users at a cost: Office 365 subscriptions are no longer required for…

Apple’s partnership with IBM moves forward, starting with AppleCare for Enterprise

Apple posted a page on its website on Wednesday that describes AppleCare for Enterprise, one of the first outcomes from its deal with IBM.

Why is Chinese smartphone startup Xiaomi reportedly worth 13 times as much as Motorola?

Xiaomi the money: The Chinese smartphone maker is reportedly seeking funding at a valuation of $40 billion.

Report: Apple Watch to start at $500 in stainless steel, thousands for gold model

A French blog claims to have Apple Watch pricing information with the gold edition starting at $4,000. That cost, as well as the stainless steel price, actually makes sense if you…

Aruba cheats on Wi-Fi by having a tryst with Bluetooth beacons

Apple forced the Wi-Fi industry to switch to Bluetooth when it comes to indoor location services. But the change is a welcome one, according to Aruba.

Mojio launches its plug-in car module that connects the unconnected car

Mojio's new plug-in car module will link your car to the cloud, tracking the daily minutiae of driving. App developers like Glympse, Concur and IFTTT are then using that data to…

Can you hear me now? Verizon, AT&T to make voice-over-LTE interoperable in 2015

VoLTE is in the same place as SMS it was back in 2000: locked down to specific carrier networks and devices. By making VoLTE services interoperable, though, VoLTE could become as…

LoopPay starts selling a programmable credit card sleeve for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

LoopPay has an alternate mobile payments system for the new iPhones that relies on a magnetic-field generating smartphone case instead of NFC. Why use LoopPay over Apple Pay? It works in…

Apple Watch is reportedly coming after Chinese New Year

According to comments reportedly made by Apple Retail SVP Angela Ahrendts, the 'early 2015' launch date for Apple Watch will fall after the Chinese New Year on February 19.

Four reasons I switched to Safari after years of using Chrome and why I’ll probably switch back

If you haven't used Safari on your Mac in years, there's a number of new features in OS X Yosemite that mean maybe it's worth another try.

Task-master app Any.do goes premium with collaboration features

One of the best task management apps for individuals is now adding support for families and teams to work together. Any.do 2.0 adds a Premium subscription option with collaboration tools, themes…

You’re either in or you’re out of MCX’s mobile payments club. Here’s why retailers are staying in

MCX can't have members break ranks and support Apple Pay or Google Wallet. Its own forthcoming app CurrentC will challenge both the mobile and finance industries, so it needs solidarity among…

Thoughts on iOS 8.1, Yosemite, and the iPhone 6 Plus

Now that I've had a chance to use Apple's newest mobile technologies, here's how Continuity, Handoff, iCloud, and the iPhone 6 Plus are working for me.

First impressions of the iPad Air 2 from a current iPad Air owner

A first look at this year's iPad Air 2 compared to the 2013 model shows little changes on the outside. Inside is very different story with a noticeably better camera sensor,…

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