One of the biggest problems plaguing the first world is dead cellphone batteries. Nothing is worse than being out for a night on the town and seeing that low battery warning. Now you’ve gotta hunt down an outlet, and that’s assuming you even have your charger with you. Otherwise you’re stuck with a useless phone and nobody wants that.
Thankfully, external battery packs are a thing that exists. I even reviewed one for my iPhone a few years ago. They’re pretty useful for getting yourself out of a jam, but what if… you got run over by a car? Wouldn’t you want a battery that could stand up to those kind of rigors? Continue reading “Noisestash: Zendure, a tough battery that will keep your mobile devices juiced!”
If you’ve downloaded the Tumblr app for your iPhone or iPad, you might want to go and change that password. It’s okay, we’ll wait for you to come back. Back? Okay. Earlier today computer security consult and blogger, Graham Cluley, reported on a serious security oversight on the part of Tumblr. Cluley found that the Tumblr app for iOS devices was logging in users without … Continue reading Tumblr’s password loop hole
Today T-Mobile got their fowl-mouthed CEO on stage and they hoped he would bring the heat. Though I’m not exactly sure if it constitutes bringing that aforementioned “heat,” but T-Mobile has officially announced when you might be able to officially get an iPhone on America’s 4th carrier. T-Mobile is betting you’d be willing to pay full-price for a little slab of Apple or at least … Continue reading It finally happened, the iPhone goes Magenta
If you were thinking that Apple’s next iPad keynote was going to bring an extra-large option as it’s next flagship device, consider yourself disappointed. Today Apple confirmed the existence of a 128GB iPad. It looks like the rumors from 9-to-5 Mac were spot on with regards to the bump in storage as well as the pricing – a WiFi only model will set you back … Continue reading Apple’s rumored 128GB iPad is real
When Apple unveiled the iPad Mini a few weeks back, bloggers everywhere rolled their eyes and scoffed, “who would want an expensive 8-inch tablet with the internals of a 2 year old device?” It was an internet travesty that translated into hundreds of thousands of words and copy that could all be summed up as: The best device in your hands but we’re gonna hate … Continue reading So who would buy a small version of last year’s tablet? 3 Million people
Some endorsements hold a lot more weight than others. For most consumers, past endorsement from the likes of the Queen of Talk, Oprah Winfrey, have meant becoming THE item of the holiday shopping season. In 2010, that item was the Apple iPad, two years later it is the defacto tablet of record. This year, Christmas came early for the folks up at Redmond. “It feels … Continue reading The Microsoft Surface just got a huge endorsement
While at this year’s New York Comic Con, the Noisecast made a stop over at Redbubble’s booth to see what the online retailer was cooking up. Among the cool t-shirt and poster designs, we were pleasantly surprised by their line of iPhone and iPad cases. As can be expected of Redbubble and their +9000 designs currently offered, both the iPhone and iPad line of cases … Continue reading NYCC Recap – RedBubble iPhone and iPad Cases
The rumors have been swirling since the first Google Nexus 7 was announced and as we get closer to (or not) the official announcement of a smaller iPad, Cult of Mac is reporting on a leak detailing the full lineup of 7.8-inch iPad Minis including their relative pricing structure. Spoiler alert: Things are gonna get a whole lot harder for Android and Windows 8 tablets. … Continue reading iPad Mini in both WiFi and cellular options; starts at $249
Have your eyes on a smaller iPad? You may be in luck as The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple’s Asian component suppliers have begun mass production on the yet-to-be-official, smaller, 8-inch iPad. Though the actual device is by no means confirmed, WSJ is fairly reliable when it comes to Apple rumors. The leaks that they’ve reported on point to a 7.85″ (diagonally) display … Continue reading Apple’s 8-inch iPad now in production – WSJ Online
Today is another beautiful day for tech news, even though I’m being bombarded with users who need the help desk to check their wires. iPad violently attacks poor Taiwanese teen, smashes face. Everyone loves technology, but what happens when it doesn’t love you back? Apparently, an Apple iPad ganged up with gravity to wake a sleeping Taiwanese teenager up by punching her in the grill, … Continue reading Roundup: Face Eating Zombie iPad!
Following computer maker, Dell’s latest earning and revenue report, Mad Money’s Jim Cramer panned the company for their below expectations report. CNBC had attributed Dell’s latest poor performance on poor management, but Cramer had other ideas entirely – Apple’s iPhone and iPad. During Cramer’s loud noise and kitschy sound effects program about day trading for the layman, Cramer posited that Dell has failed to … Continue reading Mad Money’s Jim Cramer says the end is nigh for the personal computer
In gearing up for the big Max Payne 3 launch set for later this year, Rockstar just announced the release date for Max Payne Mobile for both iOS and Android. Max Payne Mobile promises the full PC game experience optimized for touch controls for Apple’s iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Max Payne Mobile will feature updated graphics, high-res textures and support for Rockstars Social Club. … Continue reading Max Payne Mobile
Buyers remorse is not uncommon for the gadget obsessed; whether it’s due to planned obsolescence of a refresh cycle or simply because the world has moved on to actual smartphones instead of that BlackBerry you’re carrying around (sorry Ray) there will come a time where we think of the money we’ve sunk into our gear and think, “If only I could get some of that back!” If … Continue reading Apple wants to help you buy that “new iPad”
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Since launch, the iPad has been the one to beat in the tablet market. Android competitors, while offering strong competition, don’t have quite the magical air that Apple reeks of exudes. No one has been able to touch the iPad, which has sold over 15 million units to date. The Amazon Kindle Fire might be able to change that. According to a recent market survey … Continue reading Could the Kindle Fire dethrone the iPad as Sales King?