Apple and Beats isn't the only acquisition making headlines this week: TechCrunch reported Thursday that legendary suitcase manufacturer Samsonite is acquiring smartphone and tablet case maker Speck Products in an $85 million cash deal. Speck is one of the top four accessory makers for such devices, and with an estimated $2.3 billion worth of cases sold in the U.S. alone last year, it's not hard to imagine why Samsonite wants to enter that market. On the other hand, Apple may have overpaid for Beats Music, according to a new report. Read on to find out more!
The middle of March is already upon us and another week comes to a close as many parts of the country continue to have Old Man Winter huff and puff his way, unwilling to give into the coming spring season. But we've got a pretty nice roundup of news to cap off the week, including a couple of new deals and a peek at what may or may not be on the way for iOS 8 this year...
Although Apple has working hard filling out the capabilities of iOS over the years (remember when there was no copy and paste?), the lack of true file management continues to be an issue -- and one Readdle hopes to crack with its latest update.
They say the road to hell is paved with good intentions, but in the case of Clear for iOS owners who were spitting fire and brimstone over Realmac's upgrade policy late last year, it's never too late to change.
Nearly five months after the introduction of iOS 7, developers continue to play catch-up with full support for Apple's latest mobile operating system -- and when it comes to voice translation, the wait appears to be well worth it.
Although Nokia has effectively washed its hands of Windows Phone by selling its devices and services division to Microsoft, there's nothing to stop the company from proceeding with handsets powered by another kind of software -- say, for example, Google's Android. That rumor may soon become reality, and we've got all the details in our Thursday recap...
First announced back in early October, Infuse 2 has finally hit the App Store with a fresh new iOS 7 look and feel and a host of welcome new features including the ability to stream from other devices.
Fans of "read later" services Pocket and Readability will be overjoyed to hear that both services have made some big announcements this week, including the debut of a "smarter" Pocket for iPhone and iPad now available.
Marvel's latest Thor adventure hammers its way into movie theaters this Friday, but the folks at Gameloft are already taking iOS and Android gamers all the way to Asgard with an official game based on the new film.
The latest trend in mobile email appears to be making such traditionally boring missives more exciting and more like instant messaging — a feat which the app formerly known as Incredimail is ready to take another swing at.