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Aboutronaldcarlson, Author at Tapscape



Monsieur Le Bloggier — Viva le difference, viva le Mac.

Posts By ronaldcarlson

Hello Kitty Pink iPhone 6s Called a Fake?

August 19, 2015 |

If you have spent more than a few hours walking the upscale shopping districts of Greater China, you will have no doubt seen first hand an obsession with gold — Lucky Golden Promtion, Golden Horse Film Festival, Golden Way … Read More

2015 Apple TV: Specs, Features, Ship Date

August 18, 2015 | 2

Given how competitive the set top box space is and that the Apple TV hasn’t been substantively updated since March 2012, Cupertino’s 2015 Apple TV remake is hotly anticipated. That means buzz that is requited by thankfully informed “speculation” … Read More

New in iOS 8.4.1: Apple Music, iCloud Music Fixes

August 15, 2015 | 1

The overwhelming response to Apple Music, especially Beats 1 radio, has been positive. Regardless, a range of mostly small issues have popped and iOS 8.4.1 has been released to address a majority of those problems.

For what it’s worth, … Read More

iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus Spotted in Server Logs

August 12, 2015 |

It is that time of the year, folks. Secret, unannounced and perhaps illussionary Apple products begin showing up in webserver log files. And, according to at least one market data firm, the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have … Read More

Spotify Going All Premium in Early 2016

August 11, 2015 |

Before Apple Music launched, regulators in the US and Europe probed the Apple’s dealings with the music labels and found them blameless. However, it is increasingly clear that the music labels were pushing Apple Music and now Spotify to … Read More

New Back Plate Makes iPhone 6s Bendgate Proof

August 10, 2015 |

Remember the Bendgate guy, aka Lou? The one who bent an iPhone 6 Plus with his hands and started the whole Bendgate tempest in teapot? Well, he is back with a new video featuring a purported iPhone 6s back … Read More

Hangouts 4 for Android Finally Here

August 10, 2015 |

Hangouts 4 for iOS has been out for a month. Apparently, that’s the way it is or was. Hangouts 4 for Android is here, ready for download for your Nexus, Galaxy, HTC, LG, or, should you be so lucky, … Read More

September 9 Apple Event: iPhone 6s, New Apple TV, More

August 8, 2015 |

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, September 9 and the venue will probably be San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center. Tim Cook will kick off the company’s Fall Apple Event at 10am sharpish. Expect news, big news about the iPhone 6s, … Read More

New in iOS 9 Beta 5, Download the New iOS 9 Wallpapers!

August 7, 2015 |

While OS X El Capitan Beta (link below) development seems to wrapping up, Apple is still tweaking, as well as adding new features to its mobile operating system. iOS 9 Beta 5 [Build 13A4325c] has been seeded to developers … Read More

Galaxy Note 5 Photos, Specs: Solid Competitor with Omissions

August 5, 2015 | 1

The Galaxy S6 set the trend and now the Galaxy Note 5 follows along in form. That is, the Note 5 following the styling of the S6, and won’t include either a removable battery or SD card slot. And, … Read More

Thunderstrike 2 Targets Mac Firmware, Seen in the Wild

August 4, 2015 | 2

Are you running OS X 10.11 El Capitan Beta? At least for the moment, you don’t have to worry about Thunderstrike 2, a new and actually virulent bit o’ malware. Thunderstrike 2 infects peripheral device and Mac firmware, and … Read More

iPhone 6s Display, Force Touch Details Revealed

August 2, 2015 |

In a bit more than a month, Apple will reveal its 2015 iPhone update. In the meantime, Tapscape has iPhone 6s rumors, leaks and speculation. The latest out of Apple’s ever leaky China supply are trio of photos of … Read More

Galaxy S6 Discount Coming, Samsung Results Disappoint [u]

July 30, 2015 |

Apple’s number competitor delivered disappointing results and faces a touch second half 2015. Regardless, Samsung is promising to fight back by producing more Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones and by giving buyers a healthy, but as yet undetermined Galaxy S6 … Read More

10 Million Rock Apple Music, T-Mobile Streams It Free

July 29, 2015 |

Surprise! Apple Music, at least for the moment, is a big success. And, if you are still running your iPhone, or Samsung, Moto, HTC, KG or whatever, on Verizon or AT&T, you probably should look into either Sprint or, … Read More

Shocking Stagefright Hack Affects 95% of All Android Devices

July 27, 2015 |

While it is true that any computer, and smartphones are computers, can be hacked, some hacks are both frighteningly easy and powerful. Although details about Stagefright won’t be presented publicly until next month’s Blackhat and DEF CON conferences, versions … Read More