LTE iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 Come to China

10:54 PM, Dec. 10th, 2014 · · iPad

Apple announced late Wednesday evening that the LTE-capable versions of its iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 will launch in China this week. The WiFi plus cellular data versions of the company's latest tablets have been available in the United States in October, but couldn't roll out in China's government gave its official approval.

7 Great Christmas Apps for Your iPad and iPhone

5:15 PM, Dec. 10th, 2014 · · iPad

7 Great IOS apps for Christmas

There are lots of fun things to do at Christmas. Celebrate, do a countdown timer, read about Charlie Brown's Christmas, track Santa's progress in flight and bake cookies, to name a few. John Martellaro has put together a nice collection of iOS apps to help you get organized, celebrate and eat!

Apple and IBM Roll Out MobileFirst Apps for iPhone, iPad

9:06 AM, Dec. 10th, 2014 · · iPad

Apple and IBM launched the first round of IBM MobileFirst apps for the iPhone and iPad on Wednesday. The apps are part of the business collaboration between the two companies to help push iOS solutions deeper into the enterprise market.

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Apple and IBM are in a strong position to be able to own the enterprise-level mobile device market, and it's clear that's exactly what they want to do. Good luck competing with that, Microsoft.

The 10ft MFi-Certified iOS Lightning Cable: $18.99

7:20 PM, Dec. 9th, 2014 · · iPad

The 10ft MFi-Certified iOS Lightning Cable: $18.99

With the holidays nigh, many of us will have new iOS devices in the house. If so, you may need new Lightning cables, too, and we have a deal on an Apple MFi-certified 10-foot Lightning cable. It's $18.99. It retails for $40, which is still inexpensive for a Lightning cable that long.

The MiP Smartphone-Controlled Robot: $89.99

5:04 PM, Dec. 5th, 2014 · · iPad

The MiP Smartphone-Controlled Robot: $89.99

We have a fun deal for you today on MiP, the smartphone-controlled robot. Using a free app from the App Store, you can control MiP right from your iPhone or iPad (Android users can use it, too—check the deal for compatible Android devices). MiP balances on two wheels, and it has seven modes: MiP, tracking, dance, roam, tricks, cage and stack. You can also direct him using gestures. Praise him, and he'll be your best friend. But if you push him over, he gets angry. Come on, that's cool! MiP retails for $100, but through our deal he's yours for $89.99.

How to get Upgrade Pricing for Smile’s PDFpen 2 for iPhone and iPad

11:45 AM, Dec. 3rd, 2014 · · iPad

PDFpen 2 for the iPhone and iPad is out, and the new version adds support for storing documents on iCloud Drive, adds an iOS 8 interface, and is now a Universal app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. PDFpen 2 is a PDF editor you can use when you're away from your computer, and the clever people at Smile figured out how to give its customers an upgrade price option even though that isn't something Apple supports through the App Store.

LA Schools New Headache: FBI Seizes Documents in iPad Deal

10:14 AM, Dec. 3rd, 2014 · · iPad

The FBI paid an unscheduled visit to the Los Angeles Unified School District this week to sieze documents related to an iPad deal that went south. Agents left with 20 boxes filled with documents linked to the contract bidding process, Apple, and Pearson.

How to Have Santa Siri Turn On Your Christmas Lights

7:25 PM, Dec. 2nd, 2014 · · iPad

Santa Siri Lights

It's good to have Christmas lights you can control with your phone. It's better to have Santa do it for you. Kelly breaks down how to set up this bit of Christmas magic and wow the family by having Santa at your beck and call.

Lifetime Unlimited Data Backup For Up To 5 Mobile Devices: $10

6:33 PM, Dec. 2nd, 2014 · · iPad

Lifetime Unlimited Data Backup For Up To 5 Mobile Devices: $10

Today's deal allows you to backup your contacts, photos, videos, calendar events and more on up to five mobile devices. The service is called iDrive, and it provides client-side 256-bit AES encryption with an optional user defined key. Better yet, you can backup from one device and restore to another—and that's a cross-platform feature. Backup from iOS and restore to Android or Windows Phone, and vice versa. Through our deal, this is a $10.