Category: Apple


iOS 7.1 beta 4 has been released to developers

Apple has seeded iOS 7.1 beta 4 to developers today. The build number for this update is 11D5134c and the full changelog has not been made public yet, but can be downloaded here. Apple recently seeded iOS 7.1 beta 3 a couple weeks ago and there is no indication of when Apple will go live



The Best Smartphones of 2013

In this year’s Best Of, we’re going to focus on our favourite smartphones, tablets, wearables and accessories. In our fourth instalment, we take a look at the best smartphones. This was the year of the “good cheap” smartphone. As parts prices dropped and operating systems matured, we saw sublime offerings from many companies, most notably Motorola and Nokia.



Apple reportedly purchased Catch earlier this year

We were admittedly a bit flummoxed when Catch, the company behind multi-platform mobile productivity suite, Catch Notes, folded shop earlier this year, but the reason has finally been revealed. Apple reportedly purchased the small firm, which for a time competed against Evernote and Springpad, earlier this year, along with a small mapping startup, BroadMap. Catch’s VP



The Globe and Mail for iPhone updated with new iOS 7 interface

One of the more popular national Canadian newspapers has updated its iPhone app to match Apple’s visual design standards for iOS 7. The Globe and Mail version 3.0 arrives today on iPhone, bringing a brand new full-screen reading experience that fits a lot more content on the smartphone’s increasingly small-feeling 4-inch display. Navigating through the



Gift Guide 2013: Best Tablets

In this year’s Gift Guide, we’re going to focus on our favourite smartphones, tablets, wearables and accessories. In our second instalment, we take a look at the best tablets. This year has been very, very good for the tablet buyer. While the iPad still dominated headlines, Android OEMs finally began taking hardware seriously just as