3 Free Do It Yourself Apps for iPhone and iPad

9:25 PM, Jun. 27th, 2014 · · iPod

Free on iTunes

Fancy yourself handy with a screwdriver? Even experts can learn something new with these 3 free app that offer tip, how-tos and more in this week's Free on iTunes. DIY Tip Genius, WikiHow, and IFixIt.

iFixit Teardown Shows no Surprises in New 16GB iPod touch

10:40 AM, Jun. 27th, 2014 · · iPod

The only surprise surrounding the just updated 16GB iPod touch was the quiet announcement that it was available. iFixit has already stripped one down to a bare frame and what they found inside was exactly the same components from the 32GB model with the addition of a rear-facing camera -- a feature that was missing from the 16GB version until now.

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Looking for something new here? Move along, it's the same as last year. New comes later this year with the iWatch.

Apple Adds Rear Camera to 16GB iPod touch, Lowers Prices

8:39 AM, Jun. 26th, 2014 · · iPod

Apple quietly updated the 16GB iPod touch on Thursday, adding a 5 megapixel camera to the iOS-based media player. The company also lowered the model's price to US$199 from $229, and cut the prices for the 32GB and 64GB versions, too.

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Apple introduced the 16GB iPod touch last year in May, so if a rear-facing camera and price cuts are the only updates this year, it's a pretty good indicator the company is focusing more on the iPhone and iPad. That said, the lower prices are a welcome change.

How to Work With Location Services in iOS 7

10:30 AM, Jun. 14th, 2014 · · iPod

An image of a large red pin pushed into a map displayed on an iPhone screen

One of the biggest advantages to toting around an iOS device is the utility and pleasure derived from using location-aware apps and functionality. Sandro Cuccia shows you how you can mitigate any privacy concerns by applying fine controls to how Location Services are used on your device.

Free Red Cross Apps For Emergencies Near You

8:35 PM, Jun. 13th, 2014 · · iPod

Free on iTunes

Vern Seward points out some stellar apps from Red Cross, including Red Cross Earthquake app, Flood, Hurricane, Wildfire, and Tornado apps. These you MUST have. They're free, and they might be just what you need if you find yourself in an emergency situation.

Griffin Wired Keyboard for iOS Devices Eliminates Bluetooth Headaches

2:23 PM, Jun. 5th, 2014 · · iPod

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.