November 29, 2012

News: Apple Releases iTunes 11

After a bit of a delay, Apple released iTunes 11, hitting its new “November” deadline. iTunes 11 was previewed in September and was intended to be available in October. The new version has been hitting Software Update first and should be available to download shortly…

November 27, 2012

Review: SwitchEasy Tones for iPhone 5

TonesWhile the iPhone 4/4S case market is quite mature, options for the iPhone 5 are still emerging, especially with the new shape and longer design. Products are slowly popping up from the usual companies, and SwitchEasy is no exception. Announced almost immediately after the iPhone 5, Tones is a $25 case that mixes hard polycarbonate plastic and flexible TPU to create a unique hybrid design…

November 13, 2012

Review: Realmac Software Clear for Mac

ClearOne of the biggest complaints with Clear for the iPhone, a venture between Impending and RealMac Software, was that it was iPhone-only. Although an iPad version would make some sense, the concern was that other options (including Apple’s own Reminders) synchronize across devices and even to the desktop. Last week, Clear for the Mac was released and also introduces iCloud synchronization…

News: Windows Head to Leave Microsoft

Reports yesterday have been confirmed that Steven Sinofsky, the Windows unit president will be leaving Microsoft effective immediately. Sinofsky was over both Windows 8 and Surface, and the departure seems to be a bit similar to that of Scott Forestall. It also seems that the majority of issues have been related to internal tensions involving Sinofsky…

November 8, 2012

News: AT&T to Allow FaceTime on Tiered Plans

AT&T announced today that they would be reversing their prior decision to limit FaceTime only to those with the Mobile Share plans, and allow anyone who has an LTE device (iPhone 5, iPad mini, third- and fourth-generation iPads) and a tiered data plan to make FaceTime calls over cellular (both 3G, “4G”, and LTE). Those with 3G/”4G” devices (iPhone 4, 4S, iPad 2) or unlimited data plans won’t be included…