Apple started selling the iPad mini with Retina display last week in a soft launch that surprised almost everyone. Though the cellular models are tough to come by, the supply of the wifi model has been decent with most stores having at least one or two models in stock. If you managed to grab a retina iPad mini, here are five apps to help you get started navigating, gaming and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.