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iHome iBN27 bluetooth stereo speaker review

If you’re looking for a portable speaker that comes at a fair price, be sure to check out the iHome iBN27 bluetooth stereo speaker. I couldn’t ask for better sound quality at this price point; the bass and treble combine for good sound quality in a compact system that’s designed for portability.

Facebook save feature coming to mobile app

Have you ever encountered interesting items on Facebook but couldn’t explore them right away? Well, soon you’ll be able to save links, places, movies, TV and music, as Facebook just announced the new save feature of its iOS app. When you save an item on Facebook, you’ll have the option to view it by yourself only or to share it with friends.

Apple’s 8th Annual iTunes Festival is set in London in September

Apple has announced that its 8th Annual iTunes Festival will be held in London throughout the month of September. Scheduled to perform during the month-long music celebration are famous artists such as Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, David Guetta, Blondie, and many more.

Review: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Universe in Peril for iOS

If you enjoyed LEGO Batman: DC Superheroes for iOS, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Universe in Peril is a great follow-up. It’s bigger, more fun, more exciting, and has more characters. Plus, it comes with an original story accompanied by CG animations of the different characters with their witty and entertaining dialogues.

Facebook releases Snapchat competitor Slingshot iOS app

Facebook has released its new messaging app on the App Store called Slingshot. The app is meant to be an alternative to (or perhaps a replacement for) the popular messaging app, Snapchat. But while Snapchat has amassed quite a number of userbase, I’m not so sure about Facebook’s Slingshot because the app has one peculiar feature that users will either love or hate.

Angry Birds Epic is a not so epic spin-off of the epic franchise

After getting a released in the New Zealand, Australia and Canada App Store, Rovio finally released Angry Birds Epic worldwide. Yes, you read it right, it’s another title in the epic game franchise, and this time around Rovio takes their famous and lovable characters away from the usual physics-based adventure game and turned it into an RPG. Sort of.

Skype iPhone app is now smarter, faster

According to Skype, this latest version of their Skype iPhone app is now smarter, faster, smoother and more integrated than the previous version. As such, Skype claims it to be most refined version of the app to date. Additionally, Skype also made the app more consistent in looks with the Windows Phone and Android versions.

Review: Trident Cyclops iPad mini case

Available in seven colors (including blue, pink, red, green and black), the Trident Cyclops iPad mini case is made with polycarbonate and thermoplastic elastomer (TPE). As such, it provides dual layer protection for the iPad mini. According to Trident, this case has been tested for rain, dust, sand, vibrations, and drop protection, and it has passed military standards.

Review: Dragon Quest VIII for iOS brings back the good-old Playstation 2 days

Square Enix recently released one of the best RPGs ever made for the Playstation console. Nope, sorry to disappoint you Final Fantasy fans, it’s not Final Fantasy VII (yet!), but the other best RPG which made it to the Playstation 2: Dragon Quest VIII. It may have taken Squre Enix a long time to port this game for iOS, but it certainly is worth the wait.

Six key features of Apple iOS 8

There are mixed reactions to what Apple has let us know about iOS 8′s new features; some have been disappointed, while others are more than excited to get a feel for what’s ahead for their iDevices, even if they won’t get to use the new features until this fall. In the meantime, here are six key features of iOS 8 that all of us should be looking forward to.

WWDC 2014: Apple iOS 8 SDK available now for developers

As Apple announced iOS 8 today at the WWDC 2014 keynote, it also made the iOS 8 SDK available for developers. According to Apple, iOS 8 SDK is so far the biggest developer release ever, containing more than 4,000 new APIs. iOS 8 gives developers the ability to further customize user experience with major extensibility features, including Notification Center widgets and third-party keyboards.

It’s official; Apple buys Beats for $3 billion

Just as earlier reports and rumors stated, Apple today has made it official by acquiring Beats Music and Beats Electronics for a whopping $3 billion. The purchase price of the two companies was approximately $2.6 billion, with approximately $400 million that will be vested over time. According to the official press release from Apple, the acquisition includes Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre joining the Apple team.