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You can now buy a SIM-free iPhone 6 or 6 Plus in the US

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Say you want a brand new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, but you’re worried about getting stuck in another long term relationship with mobile carrier. Previously your only option was purchasing an unlocked iPhone from T-Mobile, but as of today you have options. SIM-free versions of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are finally available. The SIM-free iPhone 6 will set ... Read More »

Stay Focused provides focus stacking on your iPhone

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(Image by Muhammad Mahdi Karim CC BY-SA 3.0) Stay Focused (free with in-app purchases) is an interesting app that does a very complex function for photographers called Focus Stacking. You take a series of photos, from 2 to 100, with different focus points selected. Then your photos are sent up to the developer server, and returned to you with all points of ... Read More »

Apple gains smartphone market share; iOS 8 adoption up to 68%

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While we’ll all be waiting until January 27 to hear exactly how Apple fared financially in the last calendar quarter of 2014 (Q1 FY 2015), it appears that very strong sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus led to gains in market share for iOS in a number of countries, much to the detriment of Android and Windows. The ... Read More »

Mophie announces Juice Pack battery case for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

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Mophie is finally bringing its Juice Pack battery cases to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users. Today the company launched pre-orders for the latest editions of the popular cases with prices starting at US$99.95. That price is good for either the Juice Pack Air for the iPhone 6 or the Juice Pack for the iPhone 6. iPhone 6 users can also splurge on ... Read More »

This app notification is a new breed of obnoxious

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If you’re a frequent downloader of apps, you’ve probably found plenty that needlessly pester you with useless notifications. From “Rate me!” pleas to self-promotion, these incessant interruptions are often intermixed with notifications you actually care about, making the all-or-nothing decision to deny the app its notification ability a tough one. That decision doesn’t seem to be so tough when it ... Read More »

Cubes Challenge: The elusive cube of illusion

Players sort through rows of cubes that create a mesmerizing optical illusion to find the one that is different in Cubes Challenge. Players have 60 seconds to get as far as they can in the run. The farther players get, the more cubes they have to sort through to find the off cube. Cubes Challenge is compatible with iOS devices running ... Read More »

Stayful is a must-have money saver for travelers

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Stayful is a travel app that finds hotels in a number of cities across North America based on exactly what you’re looking for, then gets you the best price possible. Browse photos of the hotels, view a list of amenities and reasons why you might like your stay there, then quickly make a reservation right within the app. Customize your price ... Read More »

Tell everyone what you want for Christmas with Instalist

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Without wishlists, your holidays will be full of gifts that you don’t like but are forced to say that you love so that you don’t offend your loved ones. Instalist, free in the App Store, attempts to avoid holiday gift-giving debacles. You pick the items you want and then send the list to your friends and family via SMS, email, Twitter or Facebook. The ... Read More »

Twelve South SurfacePad for iPhone 6 / 6 Plus: Review and giveaway

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Twelve South produces a lot of really impressive accessories that are designed for Apple products alone. A while back, the company developed the sleek SurfacePad for iPhone, a leather folio case with a difference – it’s incredibly thin and light. Now the company has started shipping the SurfacePad for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus (US$39.99 and $49.99 respectively), and TUAW’s not only going ... Read More »

Drunk Tech Review reviews the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

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Drunk Tech Review is at the forefront of the drunken tech journalism movement. Okay, they’re probably the only members of the drunken tech journalism movement — at least openly — but they do good work. Someone has to review tech from the stand point of a knowledgeable but degenerate drunk. Will the phone last you late into the night? Is the phone slippery ... Read More »

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