Apple hires Dolby’s Executive Vice President of Advanced Technology

Apple hires Dolby’s Executive Vice President of Advanced Technology

Apple is not shy when it comes to acquisitions of people and businesses, especially as it relates to improving its own products.

New York Times, Flipboard and Uber update apps to support Apple Watch

New York Times, Flipboard and Uber update apps to support Apple Watch

On Thursday, March 26, many iOS apps were hit with updates that added official support for the Apple Watch, weeks ahead of the wearable’s launch.

The Alcatel Onetouch Watch with iOS support is available to pre-order for $149

The Alcatel Onetouch Watch with iOS support is available to pre-order for $149

When the Consumer Electronics Show wrapped up in early 2015, one of the noteworthy wearables of the event was the Alcatel Onetouch Watch.

It’s Your Last Chance To Save 77% On The Cloud Buds [Deals Hub]

It’s Your Last Chance To Save 77% On The Cloud Buds [Deals Hub]

There are so many great offers in the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub that it’s easy to miss one. We try to alert you to all of the best deals around, and this is your chance to catch those savings that may have otherwise slipped through the cracks. Take a look at the best deals of the week from the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub. You’ll be glad you did, and your wallet will thank you, too.

Some Apple Pay users are having difficulties at checkout, study finds

Some Apple Pay users are having difficulties at checkout, study finds

Since its debut in 2014, Apple Pay, the company’s mobile payments initiative, has seen adoption rates soar through the roof.

Apple’s German stores are now only selling iPhones and iPads SIM free or with Deutsche Telekcom contracts

Apple’s German stores are now only selling iPhones and iPads SIM free or with Deutsche Telekcom contracts

Apple Stores in Germany have stopped selling the iPad and iPhone on Vodafone and O2 Contracts. They are only selling the devices with Deutsche Telekom contract or SIM free for now.

Microsoft unveils the $499 Surface 3 running Windows 8.1

Microsoft unveils the $499 Surface 3 running Windows 8.1

Microsoft today announced the $499 Surface 3 running Windows 8.1 to take on the iPad in the tablet market. Unlike the previous generation Surface tablets, this is the first tablet from Microsoft to run a full blown version of Windows. 

App Store revenue predicted to double by 2018; In-app advertising to triple in the same period

App Store revenue predicted to double by 2018; In-app advertising to triple in the same period

Based on the data collected by them, App Annie and IDC forecast that the revenue from Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store is going to double by 2018, while in-app advertising is going to triple in the same time period. 

Sol: Jailbreak tweak provides an easier way of silencing incoming calls and alarms

Sol: Jailbreak tweak provides an easier way of silencing incoming calls and alarms

Normally, when you receive a phone call on your iPhone, you can silence it by pressing the Power button. The same applies to alarms ringing on your device. Sol is an interesting jailbreak tweak that provides an alternative way of silencing incoming calls and alarms.

MultiDelete lets you delete multiple apps at once

MultiDelete lets you delete multiple apps at once

Just as easy as it is to install apps on your iPhone, it can get quite frustrating if you have a bulk of useless apps which you want to delete from your device. MultiDelete is a new jailbreak tweak that makes it easier for users to remove a bunch of apps from their iOS device.