Get amped! The Ampple protective case triples your iPad’s volume

If you take your iPad out a lot and struggle to get a decent volume, Ampple may be for you. Ampple is a case for your iPad that has built-in speakers, offering as much as three times the volume of the standard iPad speakers.

Best app deals of the day! 8 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…

Earny tracks down price drops to save you money on past purchases

If you pay for your favorite stuff with a credit card, Earny's new iPhone app can alert you when the price drops on items you purchased recently, and automatically allows you to cash in on the savings ... for a price.

Opera now has a completely free VPN app for iOS

It seems as though Opera is trying to be much more privacy aware -- the company now has a free VPN (virtual private network) iOS app. Previously, Opera integrated a VPN into its desktop browser.
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Periscope to implement new save and search options, drone-based streaming

Twitter-owned live-streaming service Periscope is learning a few new tricks. It'll let you save and search broadcasts, plus stream from a DJI Phantom quadcopters. The new features read like a laundry list of responses to Facebook's…

Showcase your iPhone 6S with style in the Otterbox Statement Series case 2:13

Otterbox is best known for its high-end, but somewhat bulky protective cases. However, the company also makes more sophisticated cases like the Statement Series. We review the iPhone 6S Statement Series case in this video.

India says it has a mobile forensics tool that can 'handle' iPhone encryption

First the LAPD managed to hack into an iPhone, and now India's communications minister says the government has a mobile forensic tool that can do the same. It's unclear what devices it works on.

FTC and FCC shine a light on mobile security updates

The FTC and the FCC want to improve mobile security, and have issued orders to eight companies for information on their mobile update procedures. The companies include Apple, Google, and Microsoft, and the FCC is looking into carriers as…

New Google News feature aims to ensure that you never miss a local story

Local publications sometimes get buried by national papers, but Google's launching new tags in Google News to ensure that doesn't happen. It's called "Local Source," and it's visible on Android, iOS, and the web.

iOS 10 could finally come with a ‘Home’ app for all your HomeKit needs

The smart home is well and truly taking off, but there's one thing missing -- a comprehensive smart home app that brings together all your smart home products. iOS 10, however, may finally include a HomeKit app, according to recent reports.

Siri’s creators just showed off Viv, a brilliant new AI assistant

Viv wants to be the one-stop place for you to interact with everything. Its creators want you to book a hotel or an Uber, send money to friends -- all through the digital assistant, instead of an app.

The 8 best apps for working on the iPad Pro

Apple’s new tablet for the workplace may be the perfect hardware, but you still need some decent software in order to make the most of it. These are the best productivity apps for working on the iPad Pro.