Apple releases iOS 7.1 with support for CarPlay

Apple released iOS 7.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch today. The new update is available for iPhone 4 or newer, iPad 2 or newer and 5th Gen iPod Touch or newer devices. There's a couple minor tweaks to the iOS UI, but the big addition is CarPlay support and fixes for reboot issues that some iOS7 users were experiencing. Apple's CarPlay service brings iOS integration to your in-dash car system, allowing you ...

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Steve Jobs will appear on a US postage stamp next year

Late Apple founder, Steve Jobs will be getting a fitting tribute from the US Postal Service next year, and will appear on a postage stamp. This comes in according to the Washington Post who managed to obtain a document, which confirmed that a Steve Jobs postage stamp was due for 2015. This is a long standing tradition with the US postal service, and other deceased icons that have got their own stamps includ ...

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Samsung taunts Apple with two new commercials

Samsung has returned to what worked for them in the last few years: Making fun of Apple. In their two latest commercials, the company taunts the iPad Air maker, comparing it's Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 against it's iPhone 5 and iPad Mini. In the first video, which is an ad for the Galaxy Note 3, Samsung uses NBA star LeBron James to highlight the massive size difference between its 5.7-inch "pha ...

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Smartphone Buying Guide for India : February 2014

Ever so often, people quiz us as to what we think of various phones irrespective of their price, even though they really do not intend to buy one. In fact, they do so every month, just to get an idea of the market. To cater to all such queries, we decided to compile a Smartphone Buying Guide recommending one phone for price segments we drew up for the sake of convenience. If you've ever wondered "What Phone ...

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Video: Apple’s tribute to 30 years of Mac [recorded with iPhones]

This January 24th, 2014 marked Apple’s 30th of the Mac, and as such, to celebrate this important milestone, the company released a new, tribute video that was apparently shot in one day, on over a 100 iPhones. The Cupertino company used teams of cinematographers to capture the footage, under the guidance of director Jake Scott. Shot in 15 different locations with 45 different stories, with over 70 hours of ...

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Apple Q4 2013 Results: 51 million iPhones, 26 million iPads Sold

Apple's quarterly earnings are in, and as expected the company had a great holiday season. Apple saw 51 Million iPhones in the quarter, up from the 47.8 million during the same quarter in 2012. The company didnt mention how many of those were iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c models though they did hint that the iPhone 5c wasn’t as big a success as they hoped it would be. There were also 26 million iPads sold, up fro ...

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Video: The first decent iWatch Concept so far

CES was all about smartwatches this year, with a ton of companies getting in on the wearable device fad. Apple, on the other hand, has been particularly tight-lipped about working on any wearable devices, and as such there's been speculation amongst media, and concept mock-ups amongst fans. Out of all of them so far, this iWatch Concept below really caught my attention. The concept is pretty realistic and A ...

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Apple isnt keen on any iOS/OS X merger ideas

Rumor has it Apple is working on a huge 12.9 inch iPad (which might explain why Samsung just released a huge, 12 inch Galaxy Note) and everyone's been wondering how that would work. Speculation so far has been that this "iPad Pro" would run something closer to OS X instead of iOS, seeing as how even Microsoft has been talking about merging their mobile and desktop operating systems, but apparently Apple isn ...

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WSJ: Two Larger iPhones Coming This Year, No More Plastic

iPhone fans rejoiced two years ago when Apple debuted a larger screen on the iPhone 5 but in that time the average flagship Android or Windows Phone screen has gone well over 4 inches and closer to around 5 and over, meaning that yet again the iPhone's screen is starting to seem a little small in comparison. Which means, yet again, iPhone fans are hoping for a larger screen, which is not something they got ...

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Tim Cook at China Mobile Launch, hands out autographed iPhones

The iPhone went on sale with China Mobile earlier today. It's the largest carrier in China so it was a big deal for Apple, who is now selling their iPHone 5s and iPhone 5c through the carrier. As such, apparently Apple CEO Tim Cook was present at the launch, giving multiple interviews, and handing out autographed iPhones! Cook and China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua were at a China Mobile store, and the autogra ...

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Apple supposedly re-releasing the iPhone 4 in India to combat slow sales

According to the Times of India, Apple might be re-releasing the iPhone 4 in India, to combat slow sales of their smartphones in the subcontinent. Apparently the cupertino company will be selling the 8GB iPhone 4 at a low price point (around Rs 15,000 or about $240 off contract), which it hopes will help gain more market share in India. The iPhone 4 did pretty well in India back in the day, but with the hig ...

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Video: New Apple iPad Air Commercial “Your Verse Anthem”

Apple just released a new iPad Air commercial which also debuts a new campaign centered around poetry apparently. The ad is pretty deep and highlights how science has worked hand-in-hand with human achievements and 'verses'. Apple.com also now has an entire page for the campaign, and is filled with some verses that they thought was worth sharing. The video is nicely shot so it's definitely worth checking ou ...

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