On Christmas Day (December 25th), iOS users once again demonstrated that they use their devices more than their Android counterparts. According to data from IBM, sales from iOS devices were five times higher than sales made from Android devices, while total traffic from iOS devices was more than twice that from Android.
Apple's 12 Days of Gifts is underway, and the first giveaway everyone's favorite iPhone and iPad maker is offering is a collection from Justin Timberlake's live performance at the 2013 London iTunes Festival. The collection includes SexyBack, Take Back the Night, True Blood, and TKO.
If you're using iCloud Keychain, you may now be realizing that Apple owns all of your passwords. That's right, they do! They know your Wi-Fi password, your computer password (which is of course your dog's name), and so on. No, of course we're kidding—there's an easy but rather convoluted way to remove your Keychain data from Apple's servers, and Melissa Holt will reveal the secret in this Quick Tip.
The latest rumor about bigger iPads has Apple releasing a 12.9-inch model in October 2014, and it may be a replacement for the 11-inch MacBook Air. This big iPad model will apparently target the education market, which doesn't exactly fit with the idea that Apple will call it the iPad Pro.
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A bigger iPad? Sure. That's pretty likely. Ditching the 11-inch MacBook Air? Not so likely. And targeting the just the education market with the bigger iPad doesn't seem all that likely, either.
The team behind the iOS 6 jailbreak released its latest jailbreak utility on Sunday, and now it's compatible with iOS 7. The Mac and Windows utilities were released today at evasi0n.com by the team of iOS hackers known as the Evad3rs. The jailbreak is compatible with iOS 7 devices from version 7.0 through 7.0.4, and even the unreleased iOS 7.1 beta.
Love art? Vern Seward points out 3 great free iOS apps that are right up your alley in this week's Free on iTunes. Arts Days, Guggenheim, and ARART.
What are the essential iOS apps for the backyard astronomer? John Martellaro catalogs some of the most notable iOS apps that round out suite of operational and educational apps for the amateur stargazer using an iPad or iPhone.
One of the nifty (and somewhat sneaky) things you can do if you're using the Find My Friends app is to change which of your iOS devices is sharing its location—so if you want to appear to be at home instead of out shopping for presents, you can do so. We'll tell you how, but only if you promise you'll use this new power for good. Deal?
Kill time while waiting with these great apps Vern Seward features in this week's Free on iTunes. Instapaper, Angry Birds Go! and Monopoly Slots.
What happens when you mix one part U.S. crackdown on online poker and one part anonymous virtual currency? You get SealsWithClubs, an online poker site based in Europe that deals strictly in Bitcoin and allows U.S. players to play. Even better, they have a Mac client, and Bryan Chaffin has the low-down.
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