Monthly Archives: September 2012

Rovio Releases Bad Piggies, an Angry Birds Spin-Off

Rovio is at it again in its attempts to keep you glued to your iPhone or computer and make your productivity at work drop to career-limiting levels. The developer’s follow-up to its wildly popular Angry Birds franchise hit the App Store last night. Bad Piggies, which features those dastardly egg-stealing pigs from Angry Birds, is… Read more »

Coverage for iPhone and iPad Shows You LTE Network Maps for US Carriers

Apple finally jumped on the LTE bandwagon with the iPhone 5 and while US carriers have been frantically upgrading their networks, coverage isn’t even close to complete throughout much of the country. If you’re looking to get a new iPhone but want to know which carrier offers the best coverage for your area, there’s a… Read more »

Alternatives to Apple’s Maps App in iOS 6

The Maps app in iOS 6 has been lambasted pretty thoroughly even in the short time it’s been available to the public for laughably incorrect data (check out this collection of screenshots for a good chuckle) to a simple lack of useful information compared to its predecessor. Though I’m not a betting woman, I’d still… Read more »

Getting Started With Your New iPhone 5

iPhone 5 release day is here! If you’re waiting in line at a store or at home and anxiously listening for the telltale sounds of a delivery truck to get your new iPhone, we’ve got some tips and links to help you get started using your sleek new smartphone and get familiar with AppShopper and… Read more »

More Apps Getting Updated with Passbook and iPhone 5 Compatibility

With the release of iOS 6 yesterday and the impending release of the iPhone 5 tomorrow, there’s been a frenzy of app updates this week. Of particular note are apps that have been updated to work with Apple’s new Passbook app that acts as a “holder” for boarding passes, movie and sporting event tickets, and… Read more »

iOS 6 Available for Download Now

As announced at last week’s media event, Apple has released iOS 6, the latest version of its operating system for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. iOS 6 boasts over 200 new features compared to iOS 5 and is a free download for the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 2 and later, and… Read more »

Apps Ready for the iPhone 5 and Its 4-inch Display

Apple’s iPhone 5 will become available in the US and eight other countries this Friday, September 21 and will feature, among other things, a larger screen with a resolution of 1,136 by 640 pixels. If you got your pre-order in early enough or will be standing in line bright and early that morning to ensure… Read more »

Pre-Ordering an iPhone 5? There’s an App for That

Pre-orders for the iPhone 5, which was announced earlier this week, started at an ungodly hour this morning (12:00 am Pacific/3:00 am Eastern). If you weren’t too keen on staying awake or getting up that early to get in your pre-order and you’re out and about today and can’t easily get to a computer, there… Read more »

Apple Announces iPhone 5 with 4-Inch Display and 4G LTE

Today’s media event was packed with a ton of news today, with Apple announcing the next model of its flagship iOS device, the iPhone 5. The new iPhone 5 will feature the expected 4-inch display and 4G LTE connectivity, along with improved camera features (though the sensor for the rear-facing camera remains at 8 megapixels)… Read more »

Apple Announces iOS 6 Release for September 19

At today’s media event, Apple announced that iOS 6 will be released on September 19, just a couple days prior to the release of the iPhone 5 in the US and eight other countries. First announced at Apple’s WWDC keynote event in June, iOS 6 will offer a bunch of new features. Siri will be… Read more »