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Goodbye Google? Firefox + Yahoo Pair on Search

November 20, 2014 | 2

Now is Marissa Mayer saving Yahoo? Who knows, but the soap opera that is the technology business just got a bit more interesting. Yes, Mozilla Firefox + Yahoo have inked a deal whereby Firefox will list Yahoo as the … Read More

iOS 8.1.1 Update Is Here: What’s New?

November 17, 2014 |

While we have been fairly certain for some time about what iOS 8.1.1 Update will do for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners, the timing wasn’t clear. That last point has been cleared up. iOS 8.1.1 Update is here … Read More

Apple Pay Is Winning Mobile Payments [for Everybody]

November 17, 2014 |

Classic Apple, absolutely classic. Apple wasn’t first to market, but Apple Pay has redefined the mobile payment user experience by making fast and easy. That said, whether or not Apple Pay eventually dominates the mobile payments market, the winner … Read More

iPhone 7 First Look Concept Has Edge-to-Edge Display

November 16, 2014 | 2

Already bored with Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus — honestly, who could blame you? We have been deluged with months of prelaunch buzz and, ever since they hit the market, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus … Read More

Apple face lawsuit for ongoing iMessage failures

November 15, 2014 |

If you’ve ever tried switching away from an iPhone or know someone who has (yep, that pretty much covers everyone) you’d be well aware of the problems you face receiving iMessage texts from your iPhone wielding friends. It’s … Read More

Android 5.0 Lollipop vs iOS 8: More and More Alike

November 14, 2014 |

What is the difference between a gallon of milk bottled in California and another gallon sold Maine? Probably not a lot and none that you or I likely could taste. So, what’s the difference between a smartphone running iOS … Read More

First Apple Beats: Solo2 Wireless Headphones Arrive

November 13, 2014 | 2

The first Apple Beats headphones are so cool the NFL banned even before they hit the market. The Solo2 wireless headphones are so powerful, so cool that Colin Kaepernick becomes a weapon of mass marketing. Really? Maybe a little.

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Black Friday iPad Deals at Best Buy, Walmart, Target, Apple

November 13, 2014 |

For better and worse, people go out less to shop. Regardless, the ritual that is Black Friday continues with retailers stoking buzz. What’s the must-have gadget of 2014? Actually, there is no killer device this year, so Black Friday … Read More

Flagship Apple Store Coming to Downtown LA

November 12, 2014 | 4

The Los Angeles metro already has 22 Apple Stores, so it’s perhaps unremarkable that the mothership plans to build another. However, LA’s next Apple Store will be more than just another glass, stainless steel and wood temple to the … Read More

Apple Store Black Friday 2014 Starts at 8AM

November 11, 2014 |

Compared to animal brutality of a 5am Walmart opening, Apple Stores are downright civilized and Black Friday 2014 will be no exception. Most of Apple’s brick n’ mortar retail temples to the finer things in life will open at … Read More

Fitbit: From Industry Darling to Apple Store Debris

November 9, 2014 | 5

Fitbit, nitwit… If you are a partner and Apple changes direction, you better be ready to make a course correction and fast. Otherwise you will be left behind. While former partner Bose will likely survive their falling out with … Read More

Orderly – Tasks & To Do Lists iOS App Review

November 9, 2014 |

You’ve got no shortage of options if you’re looking for an iOS-based to-do list app. But finding one that is actually worth using is a different story – most of what clutters the App Store is either cumbersome and … Read More

Mobile Data Speed: Top 10 Fastest Smartphones

November 7, 2014 |

When it comes to mobile data speeds and naming the top 10 fastest smartphones, you have got to take the results with a really, really big grain of salt. Why? Because the average LTE upload speed in the US … Read More

Amazon Echo: The Personal Digital Assistant Comes Home

November 6, 2014 |

Didn’t it seem a little odd how Amazon seemed unfazed by the Fire Phone’s massive $170 million loss? It turns out there was a reason for that — Amazon Echo! Amazon Echo is a stand alone device + mobile … Read More

Gold Apple Watch to Start at $4,000, Says Source

November 5, 2014 |

If you have to ask, you can’t afford it. A fresh rumor out of France indicates that the first truly new product of the Tim Cook, whether you choose pink gold or yellow gold, will sell for at least … Read More

iOS 8.1.1 Targets iPhone 4s, iPad 2 Problems

November 4, 2014 |

Apple has sold hundreds of millions of tablets since 2010 and the iPad 2 is still the most commonly used. With the iPad 2, as well as the iPhone 4s, another long selling and hugely popular gadget, experiencing problems … Read More

Microsoft Shackle: Band Experience Leaves Many Flat

November 3, 2014 |

Redmond’s latest wearable — the company has been failing at wearables already for years — is a mixed bag of solid kit, software kitsch and definite lack of design direction. So, in other words, the Microsoft Shackle (not our … Read More

Apple Pay Loyalty Card: All About Your Data

November 3, 2014 |

Consumers already know why we won’t sign up for Walmart’s CurrentC — we won’t give them our social security number and access to our checking account, hell no! But how can Apple bridge the gap and convince Walmart to … Read More

iPad Pro Going Stereo, Thinnovative, Targets Surface Pro 3

November 2, 2014 | 4

The iPad has changed the world. However, the tablet revolution, while it hasn’t gone off the rails, has definitely slowed down. Naturally, Apple’s next big tablet product announcement, the iPad Pro, won’t be a revolution, but rather an evolution … Read More

Knowzz iOS App Review – Find Trusted Professional Services With Ease

November 2, 2014 |

Think of Knowzz as a word-of-mouth directory for your mobile device. Knowzz will help you find services nearby that your friends have recommended. It brings the traditional method of sharing great customer service experiences by word-of-mouth to the modern equivalent; … Read More

Speed Of Time iOS Game Review

October 31, 2014 |

Endless runners are in endless supply on the App Store, primarily because they work well within the limitations of a touchscreen input system. Having your on-screen avatar hurtle onwards means one less control dynamic to accommodate. But this design … Read More

888Ladies Bingo iOS App Review

October 31, 2014 |

If you’re going to spend your time (and money) with an online gambling app, it had better be one with a solid reputation. 888 Holdings, the firm which backs 888Ladies, is one of the biggest names in the industry, … Read More

Microsoft Band Makes Play for Wearable, Mobile Payment Relevance

October 30, 2014 | 5

For some reason, today’s Microsoft Band announcement came as a complete surprise to some people. While the rumors haven’t gotten much press — notably zero press here at Tapscape — folks have been expecting a wearable from Microsoft for … Read More

Tim Cook Comes Out: ‘I’m Proud to Be Gay’

October 30, 2014 |

Did you feel that? The ground moving under your feet? Yeah, the world just changed and Apple CEO Tim Cook is the agent of that change. Or put another way, Steve Jobs’ handpicked successor, the head of the world’s … Read More

Apple Pay vs CurrentC? MCX Already Hacked

October 29, 2014 | 1

This string of “bad luck” began when MCX CurrentC partners turned off NFC in order to block both Apple Pay and Google Wallet users. Then people started reading the MCX terms of service, which gives the Walmart-backed payment service … Read More

Make It for Teachers & School iPad App Review

October 29, 2014 |

Make It for Teachers & School is a toolbox app for creating interactive games, presentations and learning tools that can be used in a variety of real world applications. Developed by Planet Factory Interactive, Make It for Teachers & School … Read More

iPad Air 2 Camera, Display Are Major Innovations

October 28, 2014 | 2

Quick, what time is it? If you said, time to buy a new tablet, then Apple has an offer you would be silly to refuse. Yes, the iPad Air 2 is still very much an iPad in design and … Read More

AnyTrans Mac App Review

October 28, 2014 |

In the furious mobile OS wars which rage on daily, one of the propaganda pieces that those in the Android camp like to wave in iOS supporters’ faces is the open nature of Google’s operating system. There are valid reasons … Read More

Apple Pay Is the Future? Not at Rite Aid, CVS

October 27, 2014 |

The corner myopic and shortsighted? Rite Aid’s mobile payment policy calls it home. Your pharmacy is always open? Not, dear iPhone owner, if that pharmacy is CVS. Why can’t iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners use Apple Pay … Read More

OS X Yosemite vs iOS 8 Adoption: A Lot Ahead, A Little Ahead

October 25, 2014 | 8

While iOS 8 adoption looks a little anemic compared to last year’s iOS 7, OS X Yosemite buy is high. In fact, the view from Tim Cook’s corner office — Mister Humble probably doesn’t have a corner office — … Read More

iMac Retina Reviews: Best Desktop Available

October 24, 2014 |

All of the reviewers I could find were, to varying degrees, blown away by the new iMac Retina 5K. That’s due to the simple fact they spent serious quality time with Apple’s newest desktop and learned just how deep … Read More

Walking War Robots iOS Game Review

October 24, 2014 | 3

Mobile multiplayer action gaming can be a thing of misery. Overhyped, underwhelming games built on shaky netcode and nonsensical matchmaking, most of the time we’re left disappointed and annoyed. Walking War Robots does well to buck that trend, and … Read More