Power Vault 18000mAh Portable Battery Pack for $29.99

6:27 PM, Feb. 23rd, 2015 · · iPhone

Power Vault 18000mAh Portable Battery Pack for $29.99

We have a great deal on the Power Vault 18,000mAh Portable Battery Pack for just $29.99. In addition to a high capacity, it has two USB ports so you can charge two devices at one time. It's slender, can stand on its edge, and has a minimalist style. Check it out.

Moscow Woman Electrocuted in Bath while Charging iPhone

11:55 AM, Feb. 23rd, 2015 · · iPhone

23 year old Yaroslav Dubinina was electrocuted earlier this month while surfing social networks on her iPhone in the bath tub in Moscow. The electrocution victim was charging her iPhone at the time, and her roommate found her with the phone sitting at the bottom of the tub still plugged in.

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Considering the charger didn't shut off when the iPhone hit the water, it's likely the victim was using a cheap knock-off that didn't have proper safety measures in place. Apple iPhone chargers may cost a little more, but that's more than outweighed by safety they offer compared to after market copies.

TravelCard iOS Lightning Wallet-Size Charger for $29

4:44 PM, Feb. 20th, 2015 · · iPhone

TravelCard iOS Lightning Wallet-Size Charger for $29

Check out the TravelCard iOS Lightning Wallet-Size Charger. It's a portable battery for recharging your Lightning iOS devices, and it's tiny enough to fit in your wallet like a credit card. At that size, it's capacity is an impressive 1,500mAh—that's enough for a 30-40 percent charge on your iPhone, less on an iPad. It's perfect for an emergency boost you don't have to think about bringing with you. Through our deal, you can get this device for $29.

Apple Plans to Offer First iOS 8 Public Beta in March

11:34 AM, Feb. 20th, 2015 · · iPhone

Apple opened beta versions of OS X Yosemite to the public, and a new report claims the company is about to do the same for iOS on the iPhone and iPad. A public beta version of iOS 8.3 will reportedly be released in March, which will mark the first time Apple has given public access to upcoming versions of its mobile operating system.

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Trying out the iOS 8.3 beta sounds great, but may not be such an awesome plan if you're putting it on a mission-critical iOS device. Maybe try it on a spare iPhone or iPad instead.

Apple Reportedly Investing in Japan Display Factory for iPhone Screens

11:03 AM, Feb. 20th, 2015 · · iPhone

Japan Display is reportedly building a new factory to meet demand for iPhone components, and Apple is said be investing heavily in the project. If true, the factory will come online some time in 2016.

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There isn't much to support the report the Japan Display factory report, but if it's true, that probably means fewer iPhone display orders for Sharp—and that most likely has Sharp really worried about its relationship with Apple.

What the Apple iPhone Will be Like in 10 Years

2:00 PM, Feb. 19th, 2015 · · iPhone

The iPhone in 10 years

What new technologies will literally change the face of the Apple iPhone in 10 years? How should it properly evolve? John Martellaro puts on his futurist hat and speculates where we'll be a decade from now.

IFTTT Expands Automation Options with iPhone Do Apps

11:33 AM, Feb. 19th, 2015 · · iPhone

IFTTT, the Web-based tool that links together Internet services, rolled out three new apps on Thursday designed to make it easier to build new workflows. Do Button, Do Camera, and Do Note offer narrower options focused on specific tasks such as changing your smart thermostat temperature, or sending information to your Evernote account.

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IFTTT is a powerful service, and it's great seeing the company making some of its offerings more accessible to users who may otherwise be overwhelmed with how much it can do.

NBC Adds Live Streaming to iPhone, iPad App

10:04 AM, Feb. 18th, 2015 · · iPhone

NBC is making its iPhone and iPad app more enticing for at least some TV fans by adding live streaming support, but only in certain markets. Viewers must also have a cable or satellite subscription to watch shows when they air.

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It's great seeing networks add live streaming to their apps, but requiring a cable or satellite TV package to take advantage of the feature doesn't really enhance its value for TV watchers who prefer traditional over the air viewing to expensive subscriptions.

How to Pin iOS Apps On Pinterest

6:20 PM, Feb. 17th, 2015 · · iPhone

You may have heard Pinterest has teamed up with Apple to allow pinning iOS apps, with links directly to the App Store. Kelly explains how to pin apps so you can start sharing your favorites. 

Apple Green Lights Weed Apps for iPhone App Store

9:44 AM, Feb. 13th, 2015 · · iPhone

Apple seems to have reversed its strong anti-marijuana stance for the iPhone and iPad App Store and is now letting weed-related apps stay—with a caveat. MJ-positive apps must be geo-restricted so they appear only for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users living in states that have legalized marijuana.

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Apple's App Store policy change is good news for developers and users. Aside from any moral issues iPhone owners may have towards marijuana, seeing Apple shift from a no compromise stance to working with developers to find fair ways for reasonable titles to appear on the App Store is a positive move for everyone.