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Archived Since:August 14, 2008

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Track your steps and sleep with the Magellan Echo Fit

Do your steps count if you're sleepwalking? And if so, does the Magellan Echo Fit track both simultaneously? They don't mention it, so we'll assume not. What Magellan does mention is that their Echo Fit smart sports watch uses the free...Show More Summary

Tablift hands-free iPad support for in bed or on the couch, reviewed

The Tablift is designed to hold your iPad in a stable and optimal viewing orientation regardless of any unevenness of the surface you are resting on. The stand's patent pending design uses four independently adjustable "gooseneck" type...Show More Summary

Give your iPhone a JUMP Cable 2-in-1 battery and charging cable

This week, Native Union unveiled a brand new approach to charging iOS and Android mobile devices on-the-go. Their JUMP Cable not only charges your device and syncs your data, it also provides your smartphone with a quarter to a third of additional battery life. The post Give your iPhone a JUMP Cable 2-in-1 battery and charging cable appeared first on AppleTell.

China Central Television reports Apple is, in fact, banned

At this point I wonder if we'll ever know for certain what procurement or energy-saving lists Apple products are or aren't on in China. Since Bloomberg reports that Apple declined to comment and the Ministry of Finance didn't respond to their faxes, getting an official answer seems unlikely. Show More Summary

Save money on 20 productivity apps at the App Store

For a limited time, save more than 50% on 20 business, utility and productivity apps at the App Store. From organizing your life with task managers and calendars to reading PDF files to writing notes and more, there's bound to be something that will make you more productive. The post Save money on 20 productivity apps at the App Store appeared first on AppleTell.

iTunes update fixes podcast issues

On Friday, Apple released a minor software update for the iTunes application for both Mac and Windows. The iTunes update is centered around correcting a bug that prevented iTunes podcast subscribers from being able to view new episodes on the podcast playlist. Show More Summary

Your Weekend GOG Promo visits the Land of the Lounge Lizards

The latest Weekend GOG Promo is called Midsummer Gamer's Dream, and it is just that with Leisure Suit Larry: Greatest Hits and Misses and Leisure Suit Larry: Love for Sail available for under $5.00. That godawful Magna Cum Laude is in there, too, but for PC only. Show More Summary

The Best Free Apps for August 8, 2014

I may not be a smart man, but I know what fun is, and now you can too in week's best free apps for iOS. Run Forrest Run is the endless runner you’ve been craving since before that was even a thing. If you somehow have time for anything other than Forrest Gump, the official Sherlock (the TV show) app is now free to play. Show More Summary

Out and about with the JiLL-E Tablet Messenger bag

I've always been happy with my wallet. I see women cramming everything they need for the day inside a purse, and I've considered myself lucky that my essentials can be shoved into my back pocket. With iPhones and iPads, however, that's no longer the case; I need a backpack or laptop bag. Show More Summary

Dial-up Internet; not dead yet

Did you think dial-up Internet was dead? Think again. Quartz's Dan Frommer reports that, amazingly, AOL still has 2.3 million dialup subscribers, and they’re turning a profit for the online pioneering company—in fact, most of its profits. The post Dial-up Internet; not dead yet appeared first on AppleTell.

Appidemic: Munin for iPad

You are Munin, a raven messenger for Odin. Or at least you were before Loki stole your feathers and transformed you into a mortal girl. Now, you must travel through 81 levels across 9 worlds of Yggdrasil to collect all of your feathers and regain your true form. The post Appidemic: Munin for iPad appeared first on AppleTell.

id America L.E.D portable charger review

Light should go right up there with food and shelter. Nowadays at least, fear of the dark is rivaled only by fear of getting stuck with a dead iPhone battery. Enter id America's L.E.D portable charger, which combines an external USB battery pack and dimmable LED light into one svelte package. The post id America L.E.D portable charger review appeared first on AppleTell.

V-Moda XS on-ear headphones review

Noteworthy. Superb. Amazing. Take your pick, because the V-Moda XS headphones are each of those things and quite a bit more. V-Moda blends aggressively gorgeous and ergonomic design with outstanding audio engineering for headphones that look and sound like nothing else out there. The post V-Moda XS on-ear headphones review appeared first on AppleTell.

The Sims 2 is new again on the Mac App Store

"Whoa, whoa, hold on, Hiner," I hear you say. "The Sims 4 is coming. Why would I care about The Sims 2?" It's a valid question, but one with valid answers. First, because The Sims 2 is the Sims before EA got all wonky with the entire Sims franchise. Show More Summary

Peter Molyneux’s Godus now passing judgment on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

Peter Molyneux—god of the god game genre—has released Godus for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. More specifically, Peter's 22cans game studio and DeNA have released Godus for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Billed as "an eye-catching reimagining...Show More Summary

Contrary to reports, China has not banned Apple products

China has not banned Apple's iPad, iPad Mini, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro from government purchases, as has been recently reported. Apple failed to make it onto the 16th semi-annual energy-saving products in government procurement notification...Show More Summary

Catalyst unveils waterproof sleeves for tablets and laptops

Back when I went to school, no one carried around laptops (which barely existed) or tablets (which didn't exist). What did exist was rain and snow, and we surely had plenty of that. If you find yourself in the same environment this school...Show More Summary

Become one of The Devil’s Men with Daedalic contest

In 2015, Mac and PC gamers will have the opportunity to buy The Devil's Men, a new adventure game from Daedalic Entertainment. Won't it be more fun to play, though, if you're, you know, in the game? Daedalic is giving two fans that opportunity...Show More Summary

Kickstarter Find: Fallen: A2P Protocol turn-based strategy game

It's long been my belief that when your game is paying homage to Fallout and X-COM, it deserves some attention, even if a Mac and iOS version is a "stretch." And so, here's Red Katana's turn-based tactical strategy game Fallen: A2P Protocol, which is now up on Kickstarter. Show More Summary

Apple and Samsung enter into surprise agreement

Apple and Samsung are two of the largest names in consumer electronics, and since they compete against each other in many different markets, they've been engaged in legal and market battles for years. At least some of those legal battles will be coming to an end now that the tech companies have announced a landmark agreement. Show More Summary

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