iPin Laser Presenter Powered by Your iPhone for $46.99

9:19 PM, Mar. 4th, 2014 · · iPhone

iPin

We have a deal for you today on a laser presentation device that is tiny and powered by your iPhone. Called iPin, It fits in the audio jack, and was designed to be clipped onto headphone cables for storage. The iPin is a wireless presentation controller that works with your presentation computer to allow you to control your presentation right from your iPhone. That's pretty clever, but when you add in the tiny size and the fact that you don't need to worry about batteries it's even more clever. Through our deal partners, you can get an iPin designed for iPhones without cases for $46.99. There's another version for $49.99 designed for use with a case.

Analyst: CarPlay Shows Apple Push for Artificial Intelligence

10:34 AM, Mar. 3rd, 2014 · · iPhone

Apple's announcement that CarPlay, formerly known as iOS in the Car, is coming to several car makers later this year is big news, but Wells Fargo analyst Maynard Um thinks there's a bigger play for the iPhone and iPad maker: Artificial intelligence.

iOS in the Car now CarPlay, Coming to Volvo, Ferrari this Year

9:14 AM, Mar. 3rd, 2014 · · iPhone

Apple rebranded its iOS in the Car program as CarPlay on Monday and announced that several car makers will include the feature in their new models later this year. Volvo, Ferrari, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Honda, and Hyundai have all committed to ship CarPlay-compatible cars before the end of 2014.

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Using our smartphones as in-dash navigation and communication systems makes sense because that's how so many people already use them. Plus, every time you upgrade your smartphone you essentially get a computer upgrade for your car. Tying that directly to the iPhone is a slick move on Apple's part to lock people into its smartphone lineup, too.

iOS 7: Hiding Stocks and Customizing Today View in Notification Center

8:20 AM, Mar. 3rd, 2014 · · iPhone

The "Today" view in iOS 7's Notification Center can be pretty useful. It tells you the current date, weather conditions, upcoming appointments, and even how your stocks are doing. But what if you don't want one or more of these things in your "Today" list? Fortunately there's a way to customize it and it's pretty easy.

3 Free iOS Apps That Will Smarten You Up

6:24 PM, Feb. 28th, 2014 · · iPhone

Free on iTunes

Got a question? Vern Seward points out 3 free iOS apps that will help you find the answer in this week's Free on iTunes. Duck Duck Go, Merlin Bird ID, and Learnist.

Sprint MVNO Ting Adds iPhone 5 Support

9:28 AM, Feb. 26th, 2014 · · iPhone

Ting, the Sprint MVNO owned by Tucows, is expanding its smartphone support to include Apple's iPhone 5. The carrier already supported the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S, but until now had been held back from newer models.

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It's great seeing iPhone 5 support on Ting, but it sure would be nice if Sprint gave the MVNO approval for iPhone models faster than it does.

Yes, You can Jailbreak iOS 7.0.6

10:34 AM, Feb. 25th, 2014 · · iPhone

iOS updates can pose problems for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch owners that like to jailbreak their devices. The big question with the release of iOS 7.0.6 is whether or not it's possible to perform an untethered jailbreak. The answer is yes, but you'll have to dive under the hood and make some changes to the jailbreak utility.