MacBook Air refresh could include new 12-inch model

Mar 24th 2014 at 11:54am by Kevin Krause

While a 12-inch iPad is looking less and less likely for 2014, Apple might be targeting the size for another product family. According to rumors, this year’s MacBook Air product refreshes could include a 12-inch Retina model.


Twitter’s experiment in music discovery has ended

Mar 24th 2014 at 10:39am by Kevin Krause

Over the weekend Twitter pulled its #Music app from the App Store, ending the brief run of the trending music discovery service. Twitter #Music will go offline exactly one year after its debut.


Apple and Comcast working on Apple TV deal

Mar 24th 2014 at 9:51am by Kevin Krause

The nation’s biggest cable provider and the maker of Apple TV are in talks to create a service that would run on the set-top box with streaming independent of Comcast’s regular broadband internet services.


Mobile Roar Podcast 37: What to (Android) Wear

Mar 21st 2014 at 2:27pm by Kevin Krause

Why do all smartwatches insist on looking like they are from the future? We tackle the question as we discuss Google’s Android Wear announcement and what it means for the iWatch and other wearables.


How to setup an iPhone

Mar 21st 2014 at 1:03pm by Kevin Krause

So you just got a new iPhone and have no idea where to start? Don’t feel intimidated, Apple makes the process super easy. Just in case you need it, here is a complete guide to your iPhone’s initial setup.


ICYMI: This week on iSource [3/21/2014]

Mar 21st 2014 at 11:24am by Kevin Krause

As the search for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 enters its third week, March Madness sweeps the nation, and the first day of spring breaks, here’s what you might have missed this week on iSource.


These wooden iPhone panels should be a standard option

Mar 20th 2014 at 3:31pm by Kevin Krause

From the man cave to the station wagon, there is an enduring appeal to wood paneling. Thanks to designer Richard Clarkson, you can now bring the classic aesthetic to your iPhone.


How is the iPhone faring on China Mobile?

Mar 20th 2014 at 1:01pm by Kevin Krause

China Mobile has announced sales figures of 4G smartphones for February, stating that the majority of the 1.34 million LTE devices sold were iPhones. Most industry commentators agree that the number adds up to about 1 million iPhone devices moved by the carrier.


Original Apple retail partner closes after over 35 years of business

Mar 20th 2014 at 12:37pm by Kevin Krause

March 29th will mark the end of an era in the Apple world as the first ever retailer to partner in selling Apple’s line of computers and other products will shutter its doors. Minneapolis’ FirstTech ends a run of over 35 years of service.


Apple dreams up paintbrush-like stylus for iPad

Mar 20th 2014 at 12:19pm by Kevin Krause

A multitude of third-party stylus accessories are available for the iPad — many of them are quite good — but Apple has never attempted to introduce an official model for use with the tablet. Could one be in their future plans?


Don’t fall for this deceptive Apple ID phishing scam

Mar 20th 2014 at 8:28am by Kevin Krause

Usually when we talk about Apple-related security threats the dialog centers on an unaddressed bug or overlooked exploit in iOS or OS X. The latest has less to do with software errors and everything to do with deception.