If you're anything like me, your desk is covered in stuff: pens, paperclips, business cards, CDs, receipts, a stylus or two, a mini flashlight, rubber bands, and memory cards. You get the point. And, if you're like me, your desk drawers are filled with too much stuff for you to find anything you need at the moment.
For some, the arrival of spring signifies the return of warmer weather, budding trees, and blooming flowers. For millions of others, it’s a return to hard plastic seats, overpriced concession-stand hot dogs, and the sharp crack of wood hitting leather — or, in layman’s terms, the beginning of baseball season! If you’re a Major League obsessive, check out these apps for tracking your favorite teams and managing your own fantasy roster.
Musubo's new Chamfer Case for iPhone 5 ($24.99) has a chamfered edge treatment for a simple yet classic design. Ok, so who knows what a chamfer is? I do, but only because I took wood shop in 7th grade. We learned how to make a chamfer by hand, creating a beveled edge where two wood pieces at a right angle met. While it takes some skill and practice to do it by hand, now of course there are all kinds of power tools that will do it for you.
Keep these simple troubleshooting tips up your sleeve for the next time you have problems connecting your iOS device to a Wi-Fi network. Here are some basic steps borrowed from a short article in Macworld.
If you’re looking for some sparkle to brighten up your iPhone, check out the new Musubo Diamond Case for iPhone 5 ($29.99). It will dazzle and impress your friends.
If diamonds are really a girl’s best friend, then this case is for the female gender. But I think guys can get away with picking one up, especially in black (It comes in purple and black).
Apple has plans to launch a new music streaming service this summer, according to many reports last week. A detailed account from CNET said Apple is close to signing deals with two music labels: Warner Music and Universal Music Group.
The tech site says the service will be most like Pandora, which lets you create free radio stations for a particular kind of music but doesn't offer specific songs on demand.
T-Mobile, the only one of the country's four largest carriers not yet offering the iPhone, has now begun taking preorders ahead of its April 12 launch. Unlike other carriers, T-Mobile has switched to a new model: customers pay the full cost of the iPhone rather than the subsidized price of $200, but their monthly cost for unlimited voice and data is much lower. Over time, you can save quite a lot of money.
This is the official weekend of the iPhone Life Contest Giveaway! Be sure to enter the giveaway at iphoneLife.com/giveaways! Every other weekend we raffle off tons of great apps and accessories for FREE.
As new iOS apps flood the App Store every day — recently topping 775,000 — we know it’s tough to tell which ones are worth their salt. But thanks to our Weekly Scoop, you can have the best for free! Here you’ll find a weekly roundup of the coolest apps free or at a discount for a limited-time only. Each week features the best and brightest from websites like Free App Report, AppsGoneFree, appsfire, and more.
Hurry! Get 'em while they’re hot!
1. Toca Tailor Fairy Tales (Free from $2.99)
If you're looking to buy an iPad, now might be a good time as several models are currently heavily discounted. The best deals, according to 9To5Mac, can be found at a Best Buy clearance sale. Best Buy is offering as much as 30 percent off a number of 3rd generation iPad models (the first iPad to have the Retina display). That includes the basic 16GB model for $314 and the 32GB model for $384, which is $165 off the retail price. It's also offering cellular data models, mostly AT&T but also a 64GB Verizon unit for $546. One iPad 2 model is available: a 64GB Verizon for $511. Two tablets from Amazon are also on sale, along with one from Acer as well as Asus.