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Apple launches new iPad Pro 10.5 inch

Apple has launched a new iPad Pro last week and according to the tech giant it's their best yet. Apple's also been circulating its message that tablets are soon to replace desktops as the go to device for work and play. While we don't believe this will happen anytime soon the iPad Pro 10.5 tablet … Continue reading Apple launches new iPad Pro 10.5 inch

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Second-Gen Apple TV Updates Are No More Apple Ends Tech Support Declares Device Obsolete

The second-generation Apple TV is the latest Apple device to be retired. Apple has added the digital media player to its retired products page and will no longer provide most product support for the device, according to a report from AppleInsider. Coverage is still available in Turkey and California, because the Apple TV is classified … Continue reading Second-Gen Apple TV Updates Are No More Apple Ends Tech Support Declares Device Obsolete

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Sonos now available in Apple physical and online stores

Last month Sonos announced it was expanding its collaboration with Apple by bringing Sonos into Apple’s physical and online retail stores. Two of its most popular speakers — the PLAY:1 and PLAY:5 — were available 468 Apple Stores worldwide on October 5, and Apple’s online stores outside of the US starting November 2. “Our expanded … Continue reading Sonos now available in Apple physical and online stores

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Songs made with #Apple GarageBand Live Loops #music #tech

I've been working with Garage Band Live Loops over the past few weeks. It's been a ton of fun learning how the interface works and putting together some songs that actually sound quite good. If you're looking for some examples of what you could do with Live Loops check out the songs below.   If … Continue reading Songs made with #Apple GarageBand Live Loops #music #tech

#iPhone7 Rumors and Release Dates

Apple's latest iPhone, the 7 should be released on September 7th. Rumor has it that iPhone 7 will ditch the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack, causing much outrage among current Apple users. You won't then be able to use your current headphones on new Apple devices as you can now. Every device since the Sony Walkman … Continue reading #iPhone7 Rumors and Release Dates

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Access Parental Controls From Anywhere with #app for #iphone and #android @linksys #wifi #router

Linksys today announced a whole new user interface, design layout, navigation experience, and new innovative features for its Linksys Smart Wi-Fi app. The newly designed app for Apple and Android smartphones provides a more intuitive layout with simple-to-navigate options that enable millions of Linksys Smart Wi-Fi users to simply monitor, manage and control their home … Continue reading Access Parental Controls From Anywhere with #app for #iphone and #android @linksys #wifi #router

Hardware issues plague more great offerings from Logiix

We received a bunch of samples from Logiix and have had no issues with them until recently. One of their Sync and Charge Jolt cables broke as the Lightning connector piece completely snapped out of the front of the cable. While it surprised me I have had this happen before with another cable by Belkin. … Continue reading Hardware issues plague more great offerings from Logiix

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Android device performance lags behind iOS #smartphones #tablets #technology #pr

Android devices are no match for their iOS counterparts when it comes to device performance, according to the Q1 2016 State of Mobile Device Performance and Health report released today by Blancco Technology Group. Based on diagnostics tests run on millions of iOS and Android devices via the SmartChk platform, the report reveals a glaring … Continue reading Android device performance lags behind iOS #smartphones #tablets #technology #pr

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iPhone SE drops confirming widespread rumors are true

These days whenever there is an Apple launch or any gadget launch for that matter we hear or read about it weeks in advance via the internet or social media. As past experience tells us this often means that a new product is coming and we had better be ready. Apple seems to have done … Continue reading iPhone SE drops confirming widespread rumors are true

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Zus – the smart car charger @nondainc #cool #tech for #cars #acura #honda #gm #ford #toyota #subaru #audi #mazda #nissan

Zus is a device for charging your smartphone quickly on the go. The vendor tagline calls it "the smart car charger" because it can be connected to your smartphone via an app which can be used to locate your vehicle using GPS technology. I've used the device and found the vendor's claims hold true - … Continue reading Zus – the smart car charger @nondainc #cool #tech for #cars #acura #honda #gm #ford #toyota #subaru #audi #mazda #nissan

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Extend the functionality of your iPhone apps with Apple Watch

Yesterday, Apple announced that Apple Watch,  the newest addition to Apple’s ecosystem, will be available on Friday, April 24 to customers in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, the UK and the US. Apple Watch is a timepiece, communication device and a health and fitness tracker. “Conceived, designed and developed as a singular … Continue reading Extend the functionality of your iPhone apps with Apple Watch

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5 Apple announcements including the all new Apple Watch

As I sit here listening to my free copy "Songs of Innocence" by U2 I'm pondering all the press releases from Apple this past week. Apple gave us a lot to think about this week as they announced the Apple Watch device. Are you excited about these announcements or do you think that Samsung already … Continue reading 5 Apple announcements including the all new Apple Watch

Phantom Glass

Phantom Glass review

Phantom Glass has the answer to protecting your devices as its a tempered glass screen protector, created with Corning Gorilla Glass, to ensure maximum impact and scratch protection. What is it? at .2millimeters thin Phantom Glass features two unique coatings: a silicone nano-adhesion layer, which allows for easy installation while its oleophobic nano-coating that allows … Continue reading Phantom Glass review

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WWDC kicks off with some major announcements from Apple

Apple's World Wide Developer's Conference (WWDC) kicked off today in San Francisco. Highlights include Apple's Mac operating system getting a new design while new features in the software for iPhones and iPads include one for keeping tabs on your health. Apple executive Craig Federighi pointed out that data from various fitness-related devices now live in … Continue reading WWDC kicks off with some major announcements from Apple

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Apple Buys Beats, But What Does it Mean?

Apple, the company that transformed digital music into a worldwide phenomenon, confirmed that it was buying Beats Electronics for $3 billion. This is a move that will help Apple reinforce its position in the new world of streaming music and stay ahead of the personal accessories explosion. New research from Futuresource Consulting provides market context … Continue reading Apple Buys Beats, But What Does it Mean?

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Using Star Ratings for Songs and Albums in Apple iTunes

Lately my shuffled songs in iTunes haven't been doing it for me. It seems like I'm spending more time skipping through songs to hear something I like. So I've decided to use the star ratings to make the shuffled song experience better. In my research I've found that people use the star rating system to … Continue reading Using Star Ratings for Songs and Albums in Apple iTunes

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iPad Air and iPad Mini 2 unveiled on October 22nd

Last week I wrote about the impending launch of two new Apple devices and low and behold Apple did not disappoint with its two new tablet releases and a host of other interesting tech announcements on Tuesday. I must admit i didn't expect the launch of the Air tablet. It's an interesting development in the … Continue reading iPad Air and iPad Mini 2 unveiled on October 22nd

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iPad Mini 2 and iPad 5 set to launch Oct 22nd

As soon as you hear a rumour about an Apple device launching you know it's true. When i saw the tweet pop up in the Vancouver Gadgets twitter feed this week regarding the iPad 5 and iPad Mini 2 I knew they were launching soon. Both are supposedly coming Oct 22nd. Apple always intrigues me … Continue reading iPad Mini 2 and iPad 5 set to launch Oct 22nd

Apple unveils new iPhone 5C and 5S

Never one to cause too much hype or fervor Apple announced today the launch of the iPhone 5s and the new 5C. These will be available on September 20, 2013. Coming on the heels declining stock prices and much speculation about how the company will do with Tim Cook at the helm the 5S once again … Continue reading Apple unveils new iPhone 5C and 5S

Apple Introduces iPad mini

SAN JOSE, California―October 23, 2012―Apple® today introduced iPad® mini, a completely new iPad design that is 23 percent thinner and 53 percent lighter than the third generation iPad. The new iPad mini features a stunning 7.9-inch Multi-Touch™ display, FaceTime® HD and iSight® cameras, ultrafast wireless performance¹ and an incredible 10 hours of battery life²―every inch … Continue reading Apple Introduces iPad mini

T Minus 2 Hours and Counting until the iPhone 5 launch….

With what may be the worst kept secret in the tech world, Apple has scheduled a press conference for today to announce what many believe is the iPhone 5. Are you holding your breath while waiting for the announcement or taking it in stride? In what has become commonplace in the tech industry often sees … Continue reading T Minus 2 Hours and Counting until the iPhone 5 launch….

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The Fastest Dual-Core Chip: A5

Vancouver Gadgets welcomes guest blogger Kate Wilsson who brings us the latest on the A5 Chip. The fastest dual-core chip: A5 The iPad is all geared up to be powered with a new engine-the A5 chip. Apple has announced an all-new redesigned iPad which will be equipped with this dual core processor. The A5 chip … Continue reading The Fastest Dual-Core Chip: A5