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IFTTT Android app launching today
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday April 24, 2014

IFTTT is finally bringing its reactionary toolset of web and mobile recipes to Android today. The app automates tasks based on various triggers that take place on the phone or online, and it will soon be available for Android users like it has been for iPhone users.

Opera Coast browser for iPhone focuses the web on gestures and favorites
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday April 24, 2014

As far as alternative browsers on iOS go, Opera's Coast stands out as a browser based on stripping down everything in order to deliver the web and nothing more. The iPad app is now available on the iPhone.

Jackery Leaf Battery Case Review - double your iPhone's battery life in an instant
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday April 17, 2014

Regardless of how good battery life might be for a phone, it's probably not good enough for people who use their phone often. Apple iPhone 5 or 5s users who need more power might want to get a Jackery Leaf case.

Apple looking to incorporate Shazam into iOS for song identification
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday April 17, 2014

In my recent comparison of Cortana to Google Now and Siri, I noted that Apple iOS was the only tool that didn't have song identification built into its search tool. That may change in the next version of iOS. According to Bloomberg, Apple is partnering with Shazam to let users listen to a song and discover its title and artist. Launching Siri and saying "What song is playing" will identify the song and then use Apple's music services to purchase the song or create an iTunes Radio station.

iPhone 6 front panel shows how much bigger it is than iPhone 5s
By Andrew Kameka on Tuesday April 15, 2014

Secrets about Apple's new iPhone continue to leak, and the latest leak includes a photo of the supposed new iPhone next to the current version, showing what will be the biggest change in screen and phone size yet.

Apple to showcase next version of iOS at WWDC June 2, developers can apply for tickets now
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday April 03, 2014

The next major news announcement from Apple will take place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco on June 2. That's where Apple will discuss "the future of iOS and OS X" at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference.

Microsoft Office for iPad launches with free viewing and editing features requiring a paid subscription
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday March 27, 2014

You can now create a Microsoft Word document, Excel spreadsheet, or PowerPoint presentation on an iPad and not have to rely on third-party software to do it. The only trick is you'll need to be a Microsoft Office 365 subscriber to do it.

Is an 8GB iPhone 5c really the answer?
By Andrew Kameka on Wednesday March 19, 2014

Apple yesterday revealed a cheaper iPhone 5c that obviously looks like an attempt to drum up sales for the struggling phone. Is that really a good idea?

Microsoft Office for iPad launching next week
By Andrew Kameka on Tuesday March 18, 2014

Microsoft is hosting a media event in San Francisco on March 27. The event will be the first attended by recently appointed CEO Satya Nadella, and it may also mark the debut of a long-awaited Microsoft Office iPad app.

Masayoshi Son locked down iPhone exclusivity before he even had a carrier
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday March 13, 2014

SoftBank CEO and Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son has two carriers, but he had zero mobile networks 10 years ago. That didn't stop Son from convincing Steve Jobs to give him an exclusive on the iPhone years before the device was announced.