iPad Air 2 Review: The Best Tablet Available, Now More Portable And Powerfulview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple’s latest iPad update includes a redesigned iPad Air, just one year after the device was first introduced. Typically, Apple keeps the outside case design on mobile gadgets around for two years before switching things up, so the new slimmer Air is a remarkable feat in terms of hardware engineering. The new iPad also now comes in a gold color option, and packs a better camera and&#8 (IT news)

iPad Mini 3 Review: Apple’s Small Tablet Stays Mostly The Sameview story

http://techcrunch.com –  pickApple’s iPad mini 3 is one of two new tablets launched last week at a special event in Cupertino, and it is definitely the one that got the least attention from Apple’s product development team over the past year. The iPad Air 2 has an all-new processor, new screen manufacturing tech, a new camera, and more. (IT news)

Apple Adds Guide On iCloud.com Browser Security In Wake Of China Hackview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple has released an updated iCloud security support document with instructions on how to avoid man-in-the-middle type attacks like those affecting customers in China reported over the past couple of days. (IT news)

On The Heels Of Apple Pay, Jumio Launches A Card-Scanning Mobile Checkout Product For Retailers’ iOS And Android Appsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Computer vision startup Jumio, best known for its payment card and ID-scanning technologies which allow end users to hold up their cards to a mobile device’s camera to simplify the process of entering in that data on small screens, is rolling out a new product today designed to improve the mobile checkout experience for retailers. (IT news)

What's so special about those LG Tone Bluetooth earbuds?!view story

http://forums.anandtech.com – I've been seeing them everywhere for the last year or two. I can't see anything special about them. (Hardware)

[ARS] Apple: Beginning February 2015, App Store submissions need to be 64-bitview story

http://www.overclock.net –  "http://arstechnica.com/apple/2014/10/apple-beginning-february-2015-app-store-submission..." (Hardware)

Cordova & Apple App Store rejectionview story

http://hardforum.com – Hi, I'm currently working on a mobile app. I'm really liking cordova/ phonegap, it's great being able to write cross platform(ish) code. My question is this, how much can you store on a server (which can be changed in seconds) as opposed to bundling code within the app and posting it off for Apple to verify and accept/ reject (weeks)? Basically, the app has two sets of users. (Hardware)

B2X Raises $15M For Smartphone Care, Buys Apple Partner TSS In India For $45Mview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Two more signs of growth for B2X, a startup based out of Munich that is a little like a “Zendesk for smartphones” — creating solutions for handset makers and carriers so that customers can identify, report and fix problems with their devices. (IT news)

Apple Patent Hints Remote Unlocking And Trunk Operation Possible For Future CarPlayview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple has secured a new patent that suggests it may add more features and capabilities to its automotive software in the future. The patent, published by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider), describes a system in which an iPhone acts as an automatic car remote control when used with head units with CarPlay-like connectivity. (IT news)

Apple CEO Tim Cook Addresses The iPad’s Continued Lack Of Sales Growthview story

http://techcrunch.com –  During today’s earnings call for Apple’s fiscal Q4 2014, CEO Tim Cook took time to address the iPad’s performance at length. Cook referred to a lot of the general kinds of negative feeling around iPad performance circulating around media and analysts, and brought up his own perspective on the product category. “I take a step back on iPad,” he said. (IT news)