Here’s why we won’t see Lightning Connector accessories for iPhone 5 any time soon

According to several reports, Apple has significantly changed their “Made for iPhone” (MFi) policies that describe how third-party accessory makers can use the Lightning connector found on the iPhone 5. Since Apple called Lightning the “connector for the next decade”, it’s almost a guarantee that all future iOS devices will be converted in future releases. [...]


The $4,600, 24-karat gold iPhone 5

Gold & Co. manufactures limited-edition, gold plated electronic devices. Its iPhone 5 edition can be purchased for about $4,600. Photos below:


Helio the ‘affordable’ telepresence avatar

There is a new Avatar on it’s way to town called Helios. It’s a Kickstarter project only a few days in, well on it’s way to funding. Your telepresence Helios turns a smart device into a telepresence device. You can roam the area. The little robot can be controlled to drive and tilt. By placing [...]


Verizon iPhone 5 Owners: Get This Update Now

There’s a carrier update ready for Verizon iPhone 5 customers. It resolves the issue where your phone will still use cellular data, even when connected to WiFi, which Verizon confirmed earlier this morning. This is especially important for those of you who don’t have unlimited data plans. If you’re familiar with installing carrier updates (not OS [...]


Apple: Scratches on iPhone 5 are “normal”

You’ve seen the pictures of the scratched aluminum panels on the iPhone 5, some supposedly fresh out of their boxes. Earlier this week, Phil Schiller, Apple’s SVP of Worldwide Marketing, wrote back to a concerned customer about this very issue. His response isn’t surprising: it’s normal. Aluminum, like other soft metals, is going to scratch [...]


The new Camera+ update for iPhone and iPad is a leap forward

It’s a good day for iPhoneographers everywhere. Tap Tap Tap, makers of the wildly popular Camera+ app for iOS just released an update for the iPhone 5′s larger screen. It’s live in the App Store to download now, if you haven’t already. In addition to optimizing the app for the larger screen, they’ve also added [...]


Apple employee breaks boxes full of iPhone 5s [Prank Video]

This video doesn’t need any introduction. Check it out. When you’re done, let me know what you think on Twitter! —– You should follow Mike on Twitter for more great tech insights and good conversation. If Twitter isn’t your thing, fear not, you can always keep up with Mike on his personal blog as well at: [...]


The iPhone 5 had the biggest launch ever, and failed?

I love my iPhone 5. The hardware is solid and light. The software is fast and responsive. The level of detail Apple put into this product blows me away almost every time I pull it out. Wall Street was also impressed when the iPhone was announced. The stock price went up to a record high [...]

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MAME Arcade Machine Powered by an iPhone

Arcade machines are a major nostalgia factor to all the 20-something to 30-something year olds everywhere. There is no doubt that they were the stepping stones to video games today. Even though there are high-tech video games with incredible graphics and compelling story lines in today’s day and age, many people still keep those simple, [...]

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Should you upgrade your iPhone 4 to iOS 6?

Everyone is talking about the iPhone 5 and iOS 6. The new hardware is gorgeous. In my anecdotal experience, Gruber wasn’t exaggerating: This iPhone 5 review unit is the single nicest object in my possession. I own things that cost and remain worth more (e.g. my car). But I own nothing this nice. It sounds [...]

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