The national fitness craze has hit the mobile computing world. Wahoo Fitness, a company at the forefront of the trend, has released the Balance Smartphone Scale ($99.99). Several features of the Bluetooth scale, including its automatic iOS pairing and sleek design, make it worth the purchase price.
As a developer for iOS, Android, and Windows who also teaches their programming, I have all the major iDevice models ever released. (But, naturally, I don't have the different storage / 3G / color configurations in one model.)
As I always carry many of these iDevices with me, I also need at least twice the number of cables. Let's also take into account that Apple's own cables have a tendency to break apart and the need increases even more. Just Google, “iPhone cable breaking apart”; and you'll find threads with pictures such as this and this.
This infographic takes a look at the fastest growing demographic using the Internet, which happens to be adults 50+! It’s official: baby boomers and seniors have caught on to the mobile times, and now make up a large share of Americans who use smartphones, tablet, the Internet, and social media.
Here are some of the facts I found most striking:
I'm starting to believe rumors of a forthcoming low-cost iPhone, as a number of market analysts continue to get word of the device from their contacts in Apple's supply chain.
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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.
March Madness, otherwise known as the NCAA Basketball Tournament, has spawned a number of useful apps, including:
If you’re in the market for a bag to carry your decked out iPad tablet, you may find the right mix of qualities in Booq's Boa Courier 10 ($99.95) messenger bag.
Walmart's iPhone app, simply called Walmart (free), has a great feature allowing shoppers to use their phones to scan barcodes of the products they’re purchasing. The app totals the cost and lets you quickly check out via the self-checkout lane. The app provides both an electronic and paper receipt.
The Adventure-Proof series examines and reviews the best in rugged iOS gear, apps, and accessories to help iDevice users enjoy outdoor adventures with their mobile tech safely in tow.
The iPhone 5 Armor Series Case ($99.95) certainly lives up to its slogan, as "The Toughest Case Ever Built." This new OtterBox case is waterproof, dust proof, drop proof, and crush proof (as the video below clearly demonstrates), and is emerging as arguably the best protective iPhone case on the market.