Apple’s 15 worst flops of all time, from AirPower to Bendgate to the Newton

Apple’s 15 worst flops of all time, from AirPower to Bendgate to the Newton

Unforeseen glitches, lower-than-expected sales, design fails — it doesn’t always go right for Apple. by Clifford Colby, April 2, 2019 Last week, Apple did something it rarely ever does: the company canceled an already announced project. Specifically, AirPower, a wireless charging pad that would power up the iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods all at once. After 18 […]

How to restore iOS 7 from an iOS 6 iCloud backup

Posted by on Apr 28, 2018 in Mobile technology | No Comments
How to restore iOS 7 from an iOS 6 iCloud backup

By Brian Burgess on November 25, 2013. Apple’s new devices this year all launch with the new iOS 7 mobile operating system. It’s definitely a new look, and some of the settings and features that you’re used to have changed. If you’re moving from an older device running iOS 6, here’s how to restore your […]

Scientists develop a flexible carbon nanotube battery to go with flexible displays

Posted by on Nov 14, 2017 in Electronics, Mobile technology | No Comments
Scientists develop a flexible carbon nanotube battery to go with flexible displays

By Ryan Whitwam on November 13, 2013. Electronics manufacturers have been demoing flexible and curved displays for years, but they’ve never made it into consumer products. The closest we’ve gotten are the new generation of curved AMOLED phones from LG and Samsung, but they’re only slightly bendable. After all, lithium-ion batteries don’t take well to […]

2013 Tablet Comparison Guide

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in Mobile technology | No Comments
2013 Tablet Comparison Guide

By Will Shanklin on November 9, 2013. Planning on putting a new tablet on your holiday wish list? Or maybe you’re trying to find the perfect slate for a loved one? There are a lot of tablets out there, but Gizmag is here to help you sort through the mess. Join us, as we compare […]

Rhino Shield could save your Gorilla’s glass

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Mobile technology | No Comments
Rhino Shield could save your Gorilla’s glass

By Ben Coxworth on September 27, 2013. Gorilla Glass, which is used in the displays of mobile devices such as the iPhone, is pretty tough stuff. That said, it still isn’t that uncommon to see iPhones with cracked screens. Such carnage may become a less common sight, however, if Rhino Shield takes off. The clear […]

IN1: The Swiss Army knife of iPhone cases

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017 in Mobile technology | No Comments
IN1: The Swiss Army knife of iPhone cases

By Dave Parrack on September 26, 2013. Some people wouldn’t leave home without a Swiss Army knife boasting an impressive array of tools. However, with the IN1 iPhone case they could perhaps ditch their multi-tool of choice and just make sure to keep their smartphone close at hand at all times. The IN1 iPhone case […]

Google Search for iOS’ big update: push notifications, reminders, and more

Posted by on Feb 6, 2017 in Mobile technology | No Comments
Google Search for iOS’ big update: push notifications, reminders, and more

By Will Shanklin on November 5, 2013. For the last couple of years, you could argue that Google Now was a big advantage that Android had over iOS. Its predictive capabilities and speedy voice search made it much more than just another Siri rival. But with today’s update to the Google Search app for iPhone […]

Structure Sensor: 3D scanning and augmented reality for iPad

Posted by on Sep 18, 2016 in Mobile technology | No Comments
Structure Sensor: 3D scanning and augmented reality for iPad

By Heidi Hoopes on September 17, 2013. Structure Sensor is a clip on accessory for iPad that’s designed to let you 3D scan objects, play augmented reality games and build a digital manipulable model of a room, complete with measurements. Occipital is looking to bring this sleek device to market by raising funds on Kickstarter, […]

iPad Air vs. Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition

Posted by on Mar 29, 2016 in Mobile technology | No Comments
iPad Air vs. Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition

By Will Shanklin on October 28, 2013. With the iPad Air locked, loaded, and ready to launch, perhaps you’re wondering how it sizes up next to (quite possibly) the best tablet Samsung has to offer. Is the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition worth a look? Join Gizmag, as we put the features and specs of […]

iSketchnote: The iPad cover that digitizes your doodles

Posted by on Mar 23, 2016 in Mobile technology | No Comments
iSketchnote: The iPad cover that digitizes your doodles

By Dave Parrack on September 20, 2013. Many people are now using an iPad or other brand of tablet as a tool for writing notes and drawing sketches. Doing so makes a lot of sense as the form factor is built with such tasks in mind. It isn’t perfect, however, and some of us are […]