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Seek Thermal Review: Cheaper Predator Vision For Your Smartphone

What’s better than having a thermal camera capable of finding the freshest cinnamon buns — among other prey? The FLIR ONE accessory gave iPhones Predator-like thermal vision which turned out to be as awesome as it sounds, and now a company called Seek Thermal is promising the same with an iOS and Android-friendly smartphone accessory that makes a few compromises for a cheaper price tag.


'Papers, Please' To Head To The App Store In Its Unedited Form

After instructing a game developer to resubmit indie darling Papers, Please due to a definition of pornography including ‘sexual organs or activities intended to stimulate erotic rather than aesthetic or emotional feelings’, Apple got its way. But shortly after, it’s reversing its decision — and Papers, Please will be re-resubmitted, nudity and all.


Apple Patents Method To Make iPhones Fall Like A Cat

Apple can’t stop dreaming up with ways to keep its glass screens from cracking. The latest attempt comes in the form of a pretty bombastic patent, which was just approved by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Basically, it would make your iPhone fall like a cat.


'iPad Air Plus' Leak Supposedly Details Apple's Upcoming Mega Tab

This weekend, a leak from Japanese magazine Mac Fan (subsequently picked up by Macotakara) reveals what they believe to be schematics and specs surrounding Apple’s rumoured 12.2-inch tablet, the same mega tablet that Bloomberg reported was coming back in August.


iOS 8.2 Has Been Jailbroken Before It's Even Released

The 8.2 version of iOS is still in beta and unavailable to non-developers, but that hasn’t stopped Chinese-based outfit TaiG from breaking it free from Apple’s shackles (and also jailbreaking 8.1.1, the current release, in the process).


Dim Your iPhone Screen With A Home Button Shortcut

The accessibility features built into iOS make iPhones and iPads easier to use for people whose sight or hearing is impaired, but they can come in handy for the rest of us too. One trick you can try is to set up a shortcut to dim the screen on your iOS device with three taps of the Home button.


The iPad Index: How Much Does An iPad Cost In Australia Compared To Around The World?

Whenever a shiny new gadget comes out, we ask the question: does it carry the Australia Tax? Some Aussie economists wondered the same thing, and have charted how expensive the iPad Air 2 is around the world in something they’re calling “The iPad Index”. Believe it or not, it’s cheaper than ever to buy it locally.


Tablets Are Broken. Here's How To Fix Them.

What happened to tablets? The harbingers of the post-PC era, the iPad and its ilk were supposed to be a bridge between our smartphones and laptops, an entirely new breed of device. Nearly four years later, they’re still not living up to their potential.


VSCO Cam Update Touts Photo Essays, Web Uploads And New iPad App

In the age of Instagram, VSCO Cam has managed to carve out a niche of photographer-types seeking a more refined experience in their mobile sharing. With some brand new updates, you can now incorporate text for essay-style stories, upload photos from other cameras straight from the web, and do all the VSCO things you love on your iPad.


New Malware Infects Macs And Then iPhones Via USB

A team of security researchers has discovered a new malware campaign called WireLurker that targets Apple’s desktop and mobile devices. Currently aimed at Chinese users, the team says it’s “the biggest in scale we have ever seen.”