The Chinese government has managed to convince Apple to turn over their source code to assuage fears of secret backdoors and spying. This brings many years of pressure from the government to an end, although the move could have also have been prompted by US whistleblower Edward Snowden’s comments about the iPhone last week.
Samsung is currently producing 14-nm FinFET logic chips for the upcoming Apple A9 SOC that will most likely end up used in the next generation of iPhones. Early reports had suspected that the new chips were intended for the Apple Watch, but that does not appear to be the case.
The iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 have gone on sale in Malaysia for a short while now, and those of you who are waiting to see what the telcos have got to offer, Maxis is now selling the two latest tablets from Apple from as low as RM1,689 and RM1,349 respectively.
You might have heard a couple of rumours that stated 16 October as the date for Apple‘s next press event. Well, those rumours have been proven to be true as selected media outlets throughout the world have just received the invite for the said event from the company who has just announced iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple […]
Excited about the rumor that Apple will unveil the next generation iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina Display on 21 October 2014? Well, here’s something to make you even more excited because it looks like the event will be even sooner. Re/code recently reported that the Cupertino company will host an event on 16 […]
Monster Hunter is one of those games that has managed to sell consoles all by itself. The opportunity to hunt giant monsters is not one to be taken lightly; especially now that it has been ported over to iOS. Of course, this version of the game is not the most recent Monster Hunter 4 but […]
The internet has been rife with leaked pictures of the upcoming iPhone 6 but now it’s the upcoming 2nd Generation iPad Air’s time in the sun. In a series of leaked images we see that aside from the addition of the Touch ID home button, the 2nd generation retains a lot of the original iPad […]
Professional gaming peripherals generally do not include cameras; although SteelSeries is trying to change that. The Sentry is a camera that tracks the player’s eye movements as they play games. This is apparently to train gamers to look at different parts of the screen faster and prevent them from getting too focussed on any one […]
The news is out that Apple is buying Beats; or at least is in the process of doing so. A piece of information that is at least more unexpected and interesting than Microsoft acquiring Nokia, or Google selling Motorola to Lenovo. Popular opinion is that Beats provides Apple with the expertise to either build a better […]
HYPER is the company behind the Hyperjuice batteries for Macbooks and iPads and its latest creation has just made its way to Kickstarter. The iStick is a USB stick that makes use of the dual USB and Lightning connector to transfer files between iOS device and a PC. The iStick is the world’s first USB […]
We’ve been on a bit of a Hearthstone binge in the office lately; it’s a great game that can be played in short bursts over lunch. However, a friend of mine recently reminded me of the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game that once existed to fill that need for a Blizzard themed card game. […]
NESO Labs CEO Andreas Kurtz has revealed that email attachments within the iOS 7 MobileMail.app are not protected by Apple’s data protection mechanisms. Which is the exact opposite of what Apple claims for its iOS data protection as noted in the support page which clearly states “this provides an additional layer of protection for your email […]
Hearthstone has just arrived on the iPad, making it an excellent time to start playing the game. For the uninitiated, Heartstone: Heroes of Warcraft is a collectible card game (CCG) played entirely online. Like every other CCG, it involves building decks from randomly obtained cards. Those familiar with Magic: the Gathering will have an idea […]
As an online card game, Hearthstone does its best to remove most of the human interaction. There’s an opinion piece on Polygon about how the lack of chat options makes for a better game. That will all change on 26 April, when Blizzard hosts Fireside Gathering; which are events for Hearthstone players to meet up […]
Users on Reddit have discovered an unusual piece of malware that only exists on Apple devices that have been jailbroken. Called Unflod, it intercepts all incoming data and attempts to steal user’s Apple passwords. Security researcher Sophos is currently looking into the source of the malware but neither it, nor Reddit users, have been able […]
Blizzard’s highly rated digital card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is now available on the iPad. The game has technically been available for the last 2 weeks, as the iPad version was rolled out for Australia, Canada, and New Zealand much earlier.
The Adobe Creative Cloud just got a lot more useful with the release of Adobe Lightroom Mobile for iPad. The tablet version of the very popular photo organization and editing software uses the creative cloud to sync images and edits to and from your desktop system making sure your photos are always up to date.
It was only introduced last week, but Microsoft has announced over 12 million downloads of Office for iPad on their official Twitter account. The app is currently free for download, but doesn’t allow users to edit documents without an Office 365 subscription.
Blizzard’s free to play online card game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, is scheduled to arrive in Southeast Asian countries next week. The game, which borrows heavily from the now defunct World of Warcraft CCG, has slowly been gaining popularity since its official launch in March 2014.
I was recently asked about the necessity of anti-virus software on a smartphone. It is was a reasonable question, but one that I didn’t quite have an answer to. Kaspersky has reported some 200,000 unique samples of mobile malware in January 2014; which certainly looks like an extremely dangerous trend. Yet, security against malware doesn’t […]