Developers now allowed to generate 100 promo codes per app release

Developers now allowed to generate 100 promo codes per app release

As originally spotted by Realmac, Apple has doubled the number of promo codes available to developers in the iTunes Connect section of the developer’s portal. This allotment of codes  is replenished with each new version of an app.

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Nexus 5 vs. iPhone 5s: Clash of the Flagships [Video]

Nexus 5 vs. iPhone 5s: Clash of the Flagships [Video]

Google launched its much awaited its latest flagship smartphone, the Nexus 5 last week. We took a look at the specs of the Nexus 5 and the iPhone 5s earlier this week, but it didn’t effectively illustrate the differences between the two flagship devices, so we’ve shot a comparison video covering various aspects of the two devices.

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Apple is the top handset maker in the US, Android the leading platform

Apple is the top handset maker in the US, Android the leading platform

The latest ComScore report shows that Apple is the leading handset manufacturer in the US, beating out competitors like Samsung, Motorola, LG and HTC. iOS as a platform, though, is still second to Android, but, in the last three quarters, it gained some ground on its competition.

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GoPro announces new Hero3+ cameras, iOS app update

GoPro announces new Hero3+ cameras, iOS app update

GoPro announced the immediate availability of a new series of GoPro sports cameras, the Hero3+, that’ll make adventuresome self documentation even better than it already was. Accompanying the new cameras is an iOS app update that allow for remote viewing and control.

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iOS 7 Tech Talks may be coming to a city near you

iOS 7 Tech Talks may be coming to a city near you

Apple announced the schedule for its Tech Talk series for developers. These mini-conferences are for developers who want some personal, one-on-one time with Apple’s evangelists and engineering teams.  The events will be held in San Francisco, NYC, Tokyo, Shanghai, Berlin and London starting in October.

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Background app refresh bug in iOS 7 causing login errors for some apps

Background app refresh bug in iOS 7 causing login errors for some apps

Background app refresh in iOS 7 is meant to make your life easier by fetching data for apps that are running in the background. This is convenient for iOS users who use time-sensitive apps like messaging clients and email as they don’t have to open the app to download new content. This new feature, though, is causing major login headaches for some iOS users.

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New iOS 7 bug allows anyone to make a phone call from the lockscreen

New iOS 7 bug allows anyone to make a phone call from the lockscreen

A new security bug discovered by Karam Daoud and reported by Forbes allows anyone to make a phone call from the lockscreen of an iPhone running iOS 7. The hack takes advantage of a flaw in the emergency calling system that lets you make phone calls to 911 when you are in trouble

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iOS 7 adoption hits 32% a few days after launch, beats out iOS 6 rate

iOS 7 adoption hits 32% a few days after launch, beats out iOS 6 rate

iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners are adopting iOS 7 at an amazingly fast rate, says a report by Chitika. The report claims that after 48 hours almost 32% of its measured iOS web traffic is now coming from devices running iOS 7. This skyrocketing jump beats out iOS 6, which only climbed to 24.7% in its first two days of availability and took three days to cross the 30% threshold.

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AT&T vs. Verizon vs. Sprint vs. T-Mobile: Which iPhone carrier to choose based on coverage

AT&T vs. Verizon vs. Sprint vs. T-Mobile: Which iPhone carrier to choose based on coverage

The iPhone 5s and 5c launch in less than 24 hours from now, which means you are likely thinking long and hard about buying your next iPhone. Besides which iPhone model you want to buy, the next most important question you need to ask yourself is which carrier should I choose. Some of you are not going to switch as you have too many friends and family on the same network. Many of you, though, want the coverage that suits your needs and are willing to switch if the fit is right. Read on as we compare each major carrier in the US and discuss their coverage options.

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TiVo Launches Roamio DVRs, with up to 6 Tuners, built-in iOS streaming and more

TiVo Launches Roamio DVRs, with up to 6 Tuners, built-in iOS streaming and more

TiVo has just announced the launch of TiVo Roamio DVRs, its new lineup of DVR models.

It includes a feature called out-of-home streaming that will allow subscribers to stream TV and recorded shows to iPhone and iPad.

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