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Hail The Newcomer: Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus

It is everything Steve Jobs always refuted in his living days. A bigger iPhone? A protruding camera? A hybrid between the already anti-Jobs iPad mini and the iPhone? We truly don’t know if the new iPhone 6 Plus would have seen the light of day if Steve Jobs was still here. But I digress. The iPhone 6 Plus is here now. And in all honesty, I never …

Why It’s Always 9:41 in iPhone Ads

Have you ever noticed how iPhone screens always display the same hour in official ads? The timestamp is always the same. 9:41. And that is, like pretty much else at Apple, by design. Here’s why. You can trace the origins of Apple’s perma-clock back to January of 2007, when Steve Jobs gave his much-anticipated keynote at the Macworld Conference …

iPhone 6 Officially Launching in Lebanon

When it comes to Lebanon, we have doubts about anything that is labelled ‘official’. Nevertheless, we did receive formal news, stating the following: “Arab Business Machine, Apple Authorised Distributor for the Middle East, announced today it will offer iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the biggest advancements in iPhone history, at leading modern trade …

The Pros and Cons of an iPad POS System

Almost every retailer has been inundated with offers for iPad-based POS systems. The features offered by the systems are comprehensive, and the media hype about cloud-based systems has been tremendous. They help keep your data secure and safe in the cloud.  Setting it up is easy and simple. All you need to do is simply connect a bar code scanner and …

Tweaking the SIM Card: Apple’s Hidden Agenda

Apple gets what Apple wants. So far, this statement has been pretty correct. In terms of innovation, market disruption, setting new standards, etc. Everything went the way the Cupertino company wanted things to go. Following the iPad event last week, we pondered upon one particular aspect that perfectly illustrates this phenomenon. Apple’s approach …

iOS 8 Changelog and Best Features Detailed

iOS 8 does look like it’s another game changer for the fruit company. This time around it’s not the design Apple is focusing on. It’s the third-party access to core system functionality and developer APIs. Here is the full changelog: Refined UI in multi-tasking, Mail, Messages, third-party sharing options among other system apps. Safari …

iPads Get Blessed With The New ‘Voice’ From Adobe

Say hello to Voice from Adobe. It is a free multimedia iPad app that facilitate the creation of narrative, animated videos, and make it available to (almost) everyone. At least ones owning an iPad. What exactly is Voice? It’s an app that features real-time motion graphics, audio sweetening, and HD video output, built to substitute for and enhance …

Nike Cancels Its FuelBand Project

Things seem to turn sour on the wearable hardware front for Nike. It does look like the company is shutting down the its operations related to wearable Tech. Signs might have been misleading, as Nike just opened a Nike+ Fuel Lab in San Francisco last week that listed the FuelBand as part of its mandate, and as it released a new version of the FuelBand last …

Apple Announces Top iPhone Grossing Apps

Apples smartphone app market is more competitive than ever, with more than one million apps readily available for your fast little fingers to swiftly tap and swipe around the screen. All these apps make for over sixty billion downloads in total – and that’s just last year’s report! So what does it take to be the year’s top grossing app? Besides …

So What Exactly Is An iBeacon?

An iBeacon is a cheap, low-power device that adds indoor location awareness to your phone. When you walk into its range (that of its Bluetooth Low Energy signal), it can tell roughly how far away you are and then ping you a message, activate an app, pair your phone with a device, etc. The way NFC-enabled tags and devices would normally work, but that …