Mobile Nations Community Update, February 2016

Mobile Nations Contests! We always have great contests underway around Mobile Nations – and we’ve got some real BIG contests slated for March (you won’t want to miss them). Especially fun right now are the Microsoft Gems sweepstakes underway over at Windows Central. Check them out below along with some […]

Fallout Shelter’s next update will add item crafting

Fallout Shelter, the popular mobile game based on the post-apocalyptic franchise, will be getting a major update later this week. The 1.4 update will add a much-requested feature for the sim-based game: crafting. Here is what’s included in the 1.4 update: Turn worthless junk into useful items! Introducing… crafting! New […]

Apple’s Bruce Sewell makes company’s case on encryption to U.S. Congress

Opening Statement of Bruce Sewell before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, March 1, 2016 Thank you, Mr. Chairman. It’s my pleasure to appear before you and the Committee today on behalf of Apple. We appreciate your invitation and the opportunity to be part of the discussion on this important issue which centers […]

Putting the ‘More’ in iMore!

At the beginning of 2016, I mentioned that we had lots planned for iMore this year, including putting the ‘more’ into iMore. For the last few years, we helped build up the phone as a platform — now, that platform is being used to build up everything else, and we’re all […]

Sprint teams with Dixons Carphone to open 500 stores in the U.S.

Sprint has announced a partnership with UK retailer Dixons Carphone to open 500 new Sprint retail stores in the United States. The two launched a pilot program last summer, which seems to have been successful. Each company will have an equal stake in the stores, which will operate similarly to […]

Apple expands ‘Think Different’ trademark to cover Apple Watch, Siri, and more

Apple’s International Classes for ‘Think Different’ have greatly expanded from one class to eight. The classes now cover Apple Watch (Horological and chronometric instruments; watches), Apple Pay (financial services); Apple Pencil, iPad, (computers, stylus), games, business management, subscription services, telecommunications, broadcasting, music, television, educational services and Siri (maintenance of proprietary […]

Tru Protection’s tempered glass screen protector for iPhone 6 / 6S is $12.95 today

Enhance your iPhone 6S or iPhone 6 with Trü Protection’s screen films. We’ve developed these high-quality, die-cut films to extend as close as possible to the phone’s rounded edges. Featuring a premium clear or glare-free finish, this film guards against smudges, dirt and fingerprints while preserving full touchscreen capability and […]

The future of Apple Pay: From payments to platform

Apple Pay will eventually be more than just a way to quickly make payments in-store and in-app. But how it evolves depends on the scope of Apple’s ambitions. Apple Pay is just over 15 months old and supported in five countries, including the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, and, most recently, […]

Mobile Nations Weekly: Mobile World Crazy

Back from Barcelona and down to business. If there’s ever a week that’s guaranteed to be absolutely insane, it’s the week of Mobile World Congress. MWC 2016 was no exception, bringing a huge number of new devices to the mobile party. Let’s start with Android: we finally got to check […]

iPhone SE event now reported for week of March 21

A new report claims that Apple will hold its big press event to officially introduce new products, including the rumored 4-inch iPhone SE, on the week of March 21. Re/code reports: Attention Apple nerds, investors, media and everyone else who needs to know when Tim Cook’s next product event is […]