Official ‘Star Wars’ iPhone cases coming soon to our galaxy

iPhone | Tuesday June 5 2012 6:10 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

Official Star Wars iPhone cases coming soon to our galaxy

Also available: an engraved R2-D2 design and a case with Chewbacca fur (simulated, we hope).

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At the E3 Expo yesterday, accessory maker PowerA announced a new line of officially licensed Star Wars iPhone cases.

Now, depending on your age, your overall level of geekiness, and the chronology of your initial exposure to “Star Wars,” this will probably prompt one of the following reactions:

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Mophie gets tough with Juice Pack Pro iPhone 4/4S case

iPhone | Tuesday June 5 2012 2:01 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

Mophie gets tough with Juice Pack Pro iPhone 4/4S case

The Mophie Juice Pack Pro retails for $129.99 (click to enlarge).

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Think of Mophie’s new Juice Pack Pro as an Otterbox case that’s packing a 2,500 mAh battery that more than doubles the battery life of your iPhone 4 or 4S.

Mophie would probably argue that the Juice Pack Pro is actually tougher than an Otterbox case. It’s touting its first ruggedized battery pack case as exceeding military (more…)

Siri headed to iPad with iOS 6, report claims

iPhone | Sunday June 3 2012 7:02 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Siri headed to iPad with iOS 6, report claims

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Apple ‘s Siri voice assistant is headed to iPad users with iOS 6, according to a new report.

Citing “trusted sources,” Apple -centric blog 9to5Mac says the voice assistant will land on the tablet this fall with nearly all the features currently found on the iPhone 4S, short of making phone calls.

“Music playback, iMessaging, Calendar managing, Reminders, Weather, Maps integration, E-mailing, (more…)

iPhone 5 to offer 4-inch, 16:9 screen with HD camera, says analyst

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iPhone 5 to offer 4-inch, 16:9 screen with HD camera, says analyst

Will we see a bigger screen and better camera on the next iPhone ?

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Buyers waiting for the next iPhone could be greeted with a larger screen, higher aspect ratio, and better quality camera, at least if KGI analyst Mingchi Kuo is on the money.

In a new research report detailed by AppleInsider, Kuo said he believes the iPhone 5’s screen will measure 4.08 inches, offer a resolution of 1,136 x (more…)

The five handiest smartphone apps ever

iPhone | Friday June 1 2012 5:25 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

The five handiest smartphone apps ever

The newly updated Bump makes it awesomely easy to transfer photos to your PC.

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Technology advances so rapidly these days, it’s easy to become jaded, to take for granted the minor miracles we can now accomplish using our phones.

For example, yesterday I met my wife for lunch in an unfamiliar area of town. We were both in the mood for Thai, so I pulled out my iPhone , fired up a (more…)

Facebook tied into Apple’s iOS 6, report says

iPhone | Thursday May 31 2012 9:30 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Facebook tied into Apples iOS 6, report says

Facebook on iPhone .

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The next major version of iOS will be getting a lot more social, according to a new report.

TechCrunch says it’s heard Apple ‘s iOS 6 — which is expected to be unveiled at Apple ‘s annual developers conference in a little less than a week and a half — will have built-in connections to Facebook.

According to the report, the integration will give app makers an (more…)

Satechi’s awesome Bluetooth remote arrives for iPhones, iPads

iPhone,iPod | Thursday May 31 2012 2:08 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Satechis awesome Bluetooth remote arrives for iPhones, iPads

Compact, lightweight, and just plain cool, the BT Remote is great for controlling your iDevice.

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Last month, CNET reported that Apple was granted a patent for a steering-wheel remote, a clever-sounding gizmo that would allow drivers to control audio playback without having to look at or interact with their iPhones.

Of course, who knows if or when this product will see the light of day. (more…)

iPhone allegedly bound for Boost Mobile in September

iPhone | Wednesday May 30 2012 11:44 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

iPhone allegedly bound for Boost Mobile in September

Cricket customers will get the once exclusive iPhone . Will Boost’s?

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Cricket may have been the first prepaid carrier to snag the iPhone in late June, but if Sprint has its way, it won’t be the last.

Apple ‘s iPhone 4 and 4S will head to Sprint prepaid carrier Boost Mobile in early September, according to a “trusted” TechnoBuffalo source.

If Cricket’s prices are any indication — (more…)

iPhone 4S takes on Galaxy S III in drop test, gravity wins

iPhone | Wednesday May 30 2012 3:09 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

iPhone 4S takes on Galaxy S III in drop test, gravity wins

Abusing our gadgets to unscientifically prove a point could be America's new favorite pastime.

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Screenshot by Eric Mack/CNET)

I’m as much a fan of zombie and vampire flicks as any other self-respecting tech blogger or tween, but lately, gadget torture shorts have become one of my favorite genres for video.

We’ve seen phones and tablets run over by cars, dropped from great heights, and dipped (more…)

What could Apple have up its sleeve for WWDC?

iPhone | Wednesday May 30 2012 1:01 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

What could Apple have up its sleeve for WWDC?

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Apple will likely unveil a new lineup of Macs at its upcoming WWDC, but one analyst thinks the bigger news will be in the software arena.

The iPhone maker is expected to announce iOS 6 at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, which kicks off June 11, says Sterne Agee analyst Shaw Wu. Apple announced iOS 5 at last year’s WWDC, though the OS didn’t reach the market until October.

A new (more…)

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