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Reddit Suggests Apple AirPods Aren’t as Easy to Lose as We Feared

By | Jul 30, 2018 at 12:13 pm

AirPods are Apple’s first truly wireless earphones. There’s no cable to connect them to each other, or your device. They simply sit in your ears, with nothing but friction holding them in place. And as soon as they were announced, we all thought the…

Gear & Gadgets

Apple Offers Free Repair for Broken MacBook Keyboards

By | Jun 25, 2018 at 7:27 am

Apple will replace faulty keyboards on MacBooks and MacBook Pros launched since 2015 for free. The offer from Apple follows customer complaints about MacBook keyboard problems in recent years. Apple confirmed the offer of a free keyboard replacement via a support page on the…

Apple

All the New Announcements From the Apple WWDC 2018

By | Jun 4, 2018 at 3:58 pm

CEO Tim Cook just took the stage in San Jose for the Keynote Address at the 2018 WWDC from Apple. WWDC, nominally a chance for developers (from over 70 countries) to learn what operating system updates to expect from the company, presented a schedule…

Gear & Gadgets

Everything We Expect to See at Apple’s WWDC 2018

By | May 31, 2018 at 11:09 am

Apple’s annual WorldWide Developers Conference, or WWDC, is heading to San Jose in California on June 4. WWDC is where Tim Cook normally takes to the stage to tell us all about the great new software and products Apple has been working on. They’ll…

Opinion/Analysis

Android Versus iOS: the Real Two-Party System

By | Apr 3, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Rivalries are usually a good thing, particularly in the business world. But, when only two rivals remain in a popular tech space, consumers are the ones that lose out. Unfortunately, that’s where we are now when it comes to iOS versus Android. These two…

Apple

All The Security Updates to Expect From Apple’s New iOS 11.3

By | Apr 2, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Apple’s iOS 11.3 comes with plenty of intriguing updates, but the new security measures and upgrades are worth covering in depth. After all, in 2018, data security is everything. First, we saw a rough 2017 in which news of massive data leaks, breaches, and…

Apple

Everything to Know About Apple’s Education Event iOS Updates

By | Mar 27, 2018 at 1:12 pm

Apple’s first public event of 2018 — an education-focused presentation held at Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago, Illinois — just dropped a lot of news. But while the new $299-for-schools iPad and its Pencil compatibility might be the flashiest news out …

Apple

Apple Education Event: an Affordable iPad That Supports Apple Pencil

By | Mar 27, 2018 at 12:43 pm

Earlier today, Apple held an educational event in Chicago to announce a wide range of new products, exciting innovations, and education initiatives, including a new, affordable iPad for education that supports the Apple Pencil. Held at Lane Tech College Prep High School, the …

Startups & Apps

How Apple Is Culling the App Store in 2018

By | Dec 26, 2017 at 12:45 pm

In many ways, Apple is the face of the mobile world and the closed internet. Since debuting its revolutionary iPhone in 2007, the tech giant has taken care to curate what it does and doesn’t allow on its platform — lists of the company’s…

Startup Spotlight

Chicago

Startup Spotlight: Data Recovery, Fishing and LOLs

By | Dec 13, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The holidays can be a stressful time for individuals. But if you can find a way to sneak in some belly laughs and chuckles, everything is going to be much better for your mind and body to make it through. This week in Startup…

Apple

20 Most Popular iOS Apps of 2017

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 10:50 am

The end of the year brings about a lot of reflection. Whether your giving thanks for blessings you’ve enjoyed in 2017 or brainstorming your resolution for an even better 2018, thinking back on what made your year great is an annual tradition on par…

Security

Experts Weigh in on the Future of Biometric Security in 2018

By | Dec 6, 2017 at 11:30 am

The buzziest news out of Apple’s iPhone reveals this year was likely their Face ID, a biometric security system that opted to unlock phones by scanning user’s faces rather than ask for a password or fingerprint. While a more secure method of verifying one’s…

Gear & Gadgets

San Francisco

Add a Layer of Protection to Your iPhone X

By | Dec 1, 2017 at 11:30 am

If you were one of the individuals that snagged the iPhone X, then you are fully aware that this device is one of the most fragile smartphones on the market to date. And you also know, the cost of getting your glass repaired is…

Healthy Entrepreneur

5 Ways the Internet Has Taken Over Your Life

By | Nov 29, 2017 at 7:15 am

It wasn’t too long ago that the internet was only used in as many as half of all households. That is a foreign concept to today’s modern adult. In fact, over 47 percent of the world’s population have access to the internet and Europe…

Marketing & Social Media

Chicago

15 Favorite Companies Winning the Branding Game

By | Nov 27, 2017 at 8:30 am

When you consider your favorite products in the marketplace, branding may have a lot to do with which ones you choose to purchase. According to a report by LinkedIn, 80 percent of consumers are like to evaluate a solution from a brand they follow…

Gear & Gadgets

Gift Guide 2017: Fitness Tech and Wearables

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 11:30 am

The holidays are a magical time of excess cookies, turkey, stockings filled with chocolate and reused popcorn balls, and maybe a little more beer or wine than usually. Fortunately that means New Year’s is approaching, and with that it’s time for another health related…

Coding

Programming Skills Power the Economic Future

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 7:15 am

Ever since the first IBM PC was launched in 1981, computers of varying types have become a ubiquitous part of everyday life. They are in our homes, our businesses, and even in our pockets. The impact of the technology revolution that has followed since…