Belkin's iPhone dongle helps you listen while you charge

Last year's Belkin Rockstar dongle was a lifesaver for iPhone 7 owners who wanted to charge their device while doing just about anything else, but it had a problem: with two Lightning ports, you still had to add a second adapter to plug in your favor… Source: Belkin's iPhone dongle helps you listen while you charge

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A brief recent history of Apple’s product swerves

Begin: WordPress Article Content The perennial refrain of Android fans is that Apple is just adding stuff to iOS that they’ve had for years already in their mobile ecosystem. And it’s certainly true that Cupertino makes a point of waiting until it believes a technology is properly baked and the time is juuuuust right — or at least commercially judicious — to introduce a new product or capability, one which has likely already been in widespread use across the mobile platform aisle. Hence the company is often charged with being an innovation laggard. While its senior execs are always fielding ...

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Before you update to iOS 11 here’s how to check which apps won’t work

Begin: WordPress Article Content For users of Apple’s iOS the imminent arrival of a major new update to the mobile platform is generally a moment of high excitement. In the case of iOS 11, iPad users have the most to be excited about — including a new system-wide dock where favorite apps can live, and a bird’s eye view of recent apps and workspaces. There’s also a new spring-loaded, drag-and-drop system. iPhone users will get some under-the-hood changes — paving the way for ARKit, Apple’s new augmented reality framework. Some app makers have already updated their apps to support new ...

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Microsoft Azure gets a new VM family for bursty workloads

Begin: WordPress Article Content Microsoft today announced the preview launch of a new family of virtual machines for its Azure cloud computing platform that’s specifically geared toward bursty workloads. Microsoft argues that these so-called B-series machines, which are currently the lowest-cost Azure machines with flexible CPU usage, should work well for workloads like web servers, small databases and dev/test environments. The principle behind these B-series machines is similar to AWS’s T2 instances in that they offer burstable performance and that you build up credits for the periods when you don’t need the full power of the virtual CPU. Google offers ...

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