Griffin Wired Keyboard for iOS Devices Eliminates Bluetooth Headaches

2:23 PM, Jun. 5th, 2014 · · iPhone

Griffin Technology Wired Keyboard for iOS Devices

The Griffin wired keyboard for iOS devices is designed for those who, well, don’t like Bluetooth or work in environments where Bluetooth isn't practical or allowed when needed. For example, classrooms, government offices and commercial flights. This full-size keyboard solves that problem. Plus it doesn't need batteries.

Apple Pushes Health and Fitness in New iPhone 5S Ad

8:39 AM, Jun. 5th, 2014 · · iPhone

Apple is serious about the move into health and fitness tracking, and its latest iPhone 5S commercial makes that very clear. The ad, called "Strength," showcases the iPhone 5S as an important part of user's fitness routines along with third party devices like step trackers and smart scales.

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Health and fitness is clearly far more than an afterthought for Apple. Get ready for more apps, devices, and of course ads.

UAG Case for iPhone 5/5s Meets Military Drop-Test Standards

1:32 PM, Jun. 4th, 2014 · · iPhone

Urban Armor Gear iPhone 5/5s case review

Urban Armor Gear has released sturdy, attractive, cases for iPhone 5/5s. The armor shell and silicone interior emphasize impact resistance and MIL-STD drop protection, but the case is also low in weight.  It's available in seven colors. An added feature is the unique, oversized volume buttons.

iOS 7: Organizing Books into Collections

8:40 AM, Jun. 4th, 2014 · · iPhone

Do you read a lot on your iOS devices? Then this tip’ll help you stay more organized. Whether you want to put your books into Collections sorted by author, by genre, or by whether or not you’ve read them, we’ll give you the lowdown.

iOS 8 gets Wi-Fi Calling Support, T-Mobile Already On Board

10:03 AM, Jun. 3rd, 2014 · · iPhone

When iOS 8 launches this fall, it'll include a great feature that wasn't mentioned in Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote event on Monday: Wi-Fi calling support. The feature lets Wi-Fi networks handle voice calls -- saving user's talk minutes -- and T-Mobile has already committed to let its iPhone customers join in.

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Wi-Fi calling support has already been available to Android and Windows smartphone users, so it's nice to see Apple finally getting on board. Now we just need Verizon and AT&T to let their customers use the feature, too.

So Long, iPhone 4: Apple Drops Support in iOS 8

6:50 PM, Jun. 2nd, 2014 · · iPhone

The iPhone 4 joined the ranks of the original iPhone, iPhone 3 and iPhone 3GS on Monday as another device Apple is leaving behind. When iOS 8 ships this fall, it won't include support the older iPhone model, which means you'll need at least an iPhone 4S to try out the new features Apple announced earlier today.

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Apple maintains backwards compatibility for older hardware longer than many other companies do, but it isn't surprising to see the iPhone 4 dropped from the supported device list for iOS 8. Running iOS 7 on the iPhone 4 was frustrating, and several features weren't supported at all. iOS 8 would've been an exercise in pain on the iPhone 4.

Apple Opens iOS to Developers through Extensibility

2:54 PM, Jun. 2nd, 2014 · · iPhone

Apple made both developers and end users happy on Monday with the introduction of extensibility as a new feature in iOS 8. Extensibility will let developers build apps that interact with each other and share information, but without giving up the security sandboxing brings to the iPhone and iPad.