ABC to Stream <b>Oscars</b> Live to 'Watch ABC' iOS App for Select <b>…</b>

By Juli Clover watchabc ABC has plans to stream this weekend’s Oscars live though its Watch ABC app for the iPhone and the iPad to a select number of customers,…

Apple Details Touch ID, ‘Secure Enclave’ In Updated Online Security Document – AppAdvice

AppAdviceApple’s Touch ID might seem ultra-secure to you and me (and way more so than our old “1234” passcodes), but businesses dealing in sensitive information seem to need a little…

TouchID explained: Apple shows how the iPhone 5s fingerprint scanner works – Firstpost

FirstpostApple has put out a new document which has given a detailed explanation of how exactly the TouchID fingerprint scanner and the new A7 chip’s Secure Enclave work on iOS…

Apple Starts iBeacon Certification Under ‘Made for iPhone’ Program – The Mac Observer

The Mac ObserveriBeacon Apple has begun certifying devices for the “iBeacon” mark under its MFi (“Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad”) licensing program. According to BEEKn, manufacturers can now apply to use Apple’s…

Apple’s new iBeacon MFi standards could pave the way for iWatch – TechRadar UK

TechRadar UKApple has formalized its standards for iBeacon, specifying the required specs for devices and apps with the Bluetooth tracking technology to be added to the ranks of other “Made…

Samsung Galaxy S5 has one thing the iPhone doesn’t…. – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSamsung unveiled its newest Galaxy S5 at the Mobile World Congress. It features a 5.1-inch screen, a fingerprint sensor, a heartrate sensor, and it’s waterproof. Loading… Post to Facebook.…

Samsung adds biometrics to latest Galaxy smartphone – BBC News

BBC NewsThe next iteration of Samsung’s Galaxy smartphone range will feature biometric security, the company has announced. In a similar way to Apple’s iPhone 5, the main button on the…

SC Natives Launch New Social Media App – WLTX.com

SC Natives Launch New Social Media AppWLTX.comA new social media app for iPhone, developed by Greenville, SC natives, is now available to the public. The application called ‘Sovi,’ from founders…

JamRa1n Jailbreak/Unlock iPhone 5, 5S, 5C iOS 7.0.4 and iOS 7.0.5 Now Live … – Edmonds Beacon

Edmonds BeaconIn a few minutes ago, the getthebest365.com team has released unlock-jailbreak tool v5.0. This version of Getthebest365 tool can untethered jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 5, 5s, 4S/7.0.5/3GS iOS 7.0.5/7.0.4…

Samsung’s Galaxy S5, a ‘must-want’ phone of the year? – UPI.com

UPI.comSamsung unveils it Galaxy S5 this week in Barcelona, Spain. Pictured are the S4 and Note. (Courtesy Samsung.com). Smartphone companies can live or die based on the sales success, or…

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs iPhone 5S – TechRadar UK

TechRadar UKThe Samsung Galaxy S4 and the iPhone 5S are devices that highlight the best of two of the largest tech companies at the height of their powers, so which…

Apple Issues Patch for Security Risk in iOS7 – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalApple released a software update for iOS 7, its mobile operating system, to patch a potential security risk for users of iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. In its…

iOS 7.1 could arrive next month with new Mobile Device Management features – TabTimes

TabTimesApple’s next free iOS 7 update for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users is expected to fix bugs and enhance a variety of user interface elements, as well as include…

iOS 7.1 rumored to arrive in mid-March with enhanced Mobile Device Management – Apple Insider

Apple InsiderApple’s next free iOS 7 update for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users will fix bugs and enhance a variety of user interface elements, but its release appears hinged…

Trace your family tree with help of these apps – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeI am British, Welsh to be exact, which means that if I consulted the right databases and cross-referenced family documents I could probably trace my ancestry back 400 or…

Microsoft reportedly prepping Office for iPad to release in the first half of 2014 – Engadget

EngadgetWhile Microsoft Office Mobile for iPhone released last summer and we’ve yet to see software release for Apple tablets. Not only is the slate-focused productivity suite alive and well, it’s…

Hipplay: The Most Game-Changing Social Media App, Ever

Hippplay is an app it took me a awhile to sit and focus and blog about, but for good reason: I my original intent was to have this full-blown blog…

Latest BBM for iPhone and Android Phones Chalk Full of New Features – E Canada Now

E Canada NowBlackberry Messaging (BBM) as one of the main avenues for the company’s return to profitability. Given the rich set of features in the latest version for Android and…

‘Flow’ for Amazon iOS app to allow scanning of real-world items for purchase – State Column

State ColumnAmazon has hatched their latest attempt to broaden their sales via use of a new feature for their iOS app that allows iPhone users to utilize the device’s camera…

5 neat things about Paper, FB’s new FB killer – HLNtv.com

HLNtv.comIt’s throwback day at Facebook! Not only is the juggernaut timesucker celebrating its 10th birthday Tuesday, it’s also celebrating being called “cool” again for roughly the first time since its…

Miley Cyrus: W Magazine’s Ronan Farrow Says She Hates Kids, Her Fans

Miley Cyrus agreed to do the article with W Magazine (the one with most her sexy, “come hither look” as my friend Keith B. Johnson would say, photos), but I’m…

David and Goliath on Paper: FiftyThree, Facebook, and Fighting for App Names – The Mac Observer

The Mac ObserverLast week, Facebook announced it was introducing a new iPhone app called Paper. If the name sounds familiar, it’s probably because you’ve already heard of Paper by FiftyThree…

5 things you missed: Facebook Paper, order food from Foursquare and more – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury News1. Facebook launching Paper, a new way to read your News Feed. With Facebook’s latest iPhone app, Paper, users can experience their News Feed and the news…

Apple patent shows future iPads, iPhones could be more touch sensitive – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesApple has applied for a patent that describes a method the Cupertino company could use to improve the accuracy of the touchscreen on its iPad and iPhone devices.…

Facebook Announces Paper, A Curated Visual News Reader Launching Feb 3rd … – TechCrunch

TechCrunchYou miss great content because you aren’t subscribed to the right sources. So Facebook wants to bring you content serendipity with Paper, a standalone iOS news reader app it revaled…

Cook admits Apple blew the call on the iPhone 5C – Computerworld

ComputerworldComputerworld – Apple sold a record 51 million iPhones in the fourth quarter of 2013, but acknowledged it had underestimated the appeal of the flagship iPhone 5S, making some analysts…

Sales of iPhones Set Record for Quarter: 51 Million – New York Times

New York TimesThe iPhone 5C, at an Apple store, above, was one of two new phone models introduced last year. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. SAN FRANCISCO — Apple’s iPhone is still…

Apple’s iPhone sales and outlook lag targets, shares slide – Reuters

Reuters(Reuters) – Apple Inc missed Wall Street’s lofty target for iPhone sales over the crucial holiday shopping season and offered a weaker-than-expected forecast for this quarter, sending its shares down…

Apple Q1 Earnings Report Preview: Judgement Day for iPhone 5c Gamble – International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKThe iPhone 5c is not thought to have sold as well as the more expensive 5s, despite a huge marketing campaign. Apple is to report its financial…

“Hot Or Not” Facebook Friend App Better Than Facemash; $1,000 Contest

The new “Hot Or Not” app for Facebook is really interesting, especially considering that Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly started that social network as something called “Facemash.” “Hot…

Apple has the Mac to thank for its next generation of devices – CNET

CNETThirty years later, the Mac’s journey is far from over. It’s had an even greater influence on the company’s touch devices than the Apple II did on the Mac. Ross…

Apple commemorates 30 years of Mac with interactive timeline, video – VentureBeat

VentureBeatWhile Apple’s core business today is its iPhone and iPad devices, the Cupertino-based gadget maker is celebrating the 1984 device that started it all — and all the Macs that…

Samsung Profits Decline As Growth Slows – InformationWeek

InformationWeekSales of Samsung’s smartphones fell slightly during the fourth quarter as the world’s leading smartphone maker offers weak outlook moving into 2014. alt= 10 Wearables To Watch At CES 2014.…

Apple to roll out larger-screen iPhone models, scrap 5c, report says – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldApple will come out with two new iPhone models this year, and each one will feature a larger screen, sources say. The Cupertino tech giant will release a…

Apple to roll out larger-screen iPhones, scrap 5c, report says – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesApple will come out with two new iPhone models this year, and each one will feature a larger screen, according to a report Thursday. The Cupertino tech giant…