Si iOS et Android se livrent une rude bataille sur le marché des smartphones mais aussi des tablettes, il en est une autre toute aussi primordiale car elle peut faire la différence lorsque l’on veut choisir un modèle de smartphones ou de tablettes : l’éco-système applicatif. Alors que l’utilisateur moyen dépense 48 $ chaque année sur iTunes, que les applications iOS restent plus rémunératrices pour les éditeurs comme on l’a vu ici, que vaut l’App Store comparé à ses deux grands concurrents, le Google Play et l’Amazon Store ? Pfeiffer Report a communiqué sa dernière étude très détaillée portant sur les différents App Store. Cette étude prenait en compte plusieurs critères comme l’ergonomie, l’efficacité de l’outil de recherche, l’assistance à la découverte ou encore l’interface utilisateur. Les chiffrent parlent d’eux-mêmes et l’App Store d’Apple apparu le premier conserve son avance avec un score global de 53,1 suivi par Google Play avec 40,9 puis par Amazon avec 34,1. Si l’App Store ressort nettement vainqueur sur la globalité des tests, il reste des points sur lesquels Apple doit travailler afin d’améliorer sa boutique en ligne. Ainsi, la fonction de recherche est jugée moins performante que celle du Google Play tout comme l’ergonomie générale. Selon les résultats de l’étude, l’App Store fait de l’excellent travail en ce qui concerne la mise en avant des dernières nouveautés du marché mais si l’on cherche des apps moins connues ou plus originales, cela s’avère plus compliqué. Sur les autres critères, l’App Store est largement en tête, que ce soit au niveau de la présentation générale ou justement la découverte des nouvelles apps dont nous parlions précédemment. Par exemple, Apple laisse loin derrière lui les autres magasins en terme de découverte et recherche de contenu grâce notamment à plus de catégories, de groupes d’apps et d’applications sélectionnées. Si Apple ressort avec un score de 44,04 %, Amazon est très loin derrière avec 8,43 % sans parler du Google Play qui ferme la marche avec seulement 2,25 %. L’App Store est aussi mis en valeur pour l’étiquetage bien visible des apps universelles, c’est à dire compatibles avec l’IPHONE et l’IPAD), ainsi que pour le contenu ou encore les recommandations éditoriales affichées. Si le marché des smartphones et tablettes tournent nettement en faveur d’Android en terme de volume, cette étude montre qu’Apple peut compter sur son éco-système bien mis en avant. Mais reste que pour les éditeurs, faire découvrir son application est devenu de plus en plus difficile. source Suivez l’actualité iPhon.fr Devenez fan sur Facebook Suivez nous sur Twitter Abonnez vous au fil RSS Vous aimez ? Partagez !         Browser not compatible with iframes

Source: Les App Store d’Apple, Amazon et Google comparés … Apple mène la danse – IPhon

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Comme chaque samedi dans ces articles, retrouvez une nouvelle sélection de nouveaux fonds d’écran Rétina pour IPHONE et iPod Touch. Cette semaine, nous vous proposons une sélection de fonds spéciale ‘Hiver’ pour IPHONE et iPod Touch (voir nos articles des semaines passées ici même pour d’autres thèmes). Des fonds Rétina pour IPAD et IPAD mini sont eux proposés dans ces articles dédiés sur notre site 100 % IPAD VIPAD.fr. Et pour trouver plus de fonds d’écran immédiatement, retrouvez dans notre série des dossiers app IPHONE dominicaux, le spécial applis fonds d’écran ici : Depuis notre application V2 : Cliquez sur l’image pour la voir en taille réelle puis sur la flèche en bas à droite pour l’enregistrer sur votre IPHONE. Depuis notre application V1: Cliquez sur l’image pour la voir en taille réelle dans Safari. Ensuite un appui long sur l’image pour l’enregistrer sur votre IPHONE. Alors, lesquels ont eu votre préférence ? Et pour les fonds d’écran Rétina pour IPAD et IPAD mini, ça se passe ici sur VIPAD.fr. :-) Des créations ou des fonds libres de droits à nous faire connaître ? Envoyez-les nous à jcsatanas (@) iPhon.fr Et plein d’autres fonds d’écran IPHONE sont à retrouver dans nos articles précédents ici Suivez l’actualité iPhon.fr Devenez fan sur Facebook Suivez nous sur Twitter Abonnez vous au fil RSS Vous aimez ? Partagez ! Browser not compatible with iframes

Source: Nouveaux fonds d’écran iPhone / iPod, spécial Hiver, à télécharger ici – IPhon

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Schrödinger’s Newsstand

Posted by phil under IPAD, The IPhone Blog on Samedi nov 30, 2013

Prior to iOS 7, Newsstand was a special folder that shared iBooks’ distinctive wood shelving look, that couldn’t be removed from the Home screen or hidden in another folder, and whose icon gave you glimpse of the issues stacking up inside, if any. Since iOS 7, a lot of that has changed. Hamish McKenzie for Pando Daily: For an Apple design, the Newsstand icon looks decidedly juvenile. But what’s worse for publishers is that there is now no visual reminder within the Newsstand icon that there are publications inside, waiting to be read. On top of that, in iOS7 users can now hide the Newsstand icon inside a folder. The once-special treatment that Apple gave publishers in order to encourage the distribution of magazines to the IPHONE and IPAD had apparently vanished, at least in terms of visual prominence. Worse still, all the special abilities Newsstand apps enjoyed in previous versions of iOS, including auto-renewing subscriptions, and background downloads, are now available to all apps in iOS 7. Creator of The Magazine, Marco Arment: I see no benefit to magazines being in Newsstand anymore. Newsstand apps now have no meaningful exclusive abilities, and iOS 7 effectively buries them in a bland, opaque folder that’s easily hidden. Technically and politically, Newsstand also seems trapped between folder and app, between tent-pole feature in iOS 5 and barely any attention at all in iOS 7. And Newsstand developers are trapped with it, heavily discouraged from making the jump to regular apps, as they’d lose their existing subscribers in the transition. So they’re left somewhere in the middle. Newsstand is no longer treated like a folder, but Newsstand apps still can’t be dragged out on the Home screen. Newsstand can be hidden in other folders now, but the Newsstand folder can’t be found again via Spotlight search. Newsstand apps still get to update their covers to show off new issues, but those covers can no longer be seen in the Newsstand icon. iOS 8 could roll around with a significant Newsstand relaunch, or with Newsstand obliterated entirely, or it could simply remain where it is now, stuck. For people with no interest at all in Newsstand, some of that is likely welcome news. For publishers, and for really great apps like The Magazine, The Loop Magazine, the New York Times, the future seems less than certain. (Interestingly, Google has just merged their magazine service with their Currents product and relaunched it as Google Play Newsstand.) Source: Pando Daily, Marco Arment        

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SmatPlane : un avion intelligent piloté depuis l’iPhone

Posted by phil under IPAD, IPhon on Samedi nov 30, 2013

Dans la série des objets volants pilotés grâce à l’IPHONE on connait évidemment l’AR Drone mais il semble bien qu’un nouvel arrivant soit sur le point d’essayer de trouver sa place. Avec un design très particulier le SmartPlane n’est pas un simple avion, comme son nom l’indique il se veut intelligent en étant capable d’ajuster automatiquement sa trajectoire : Ceux qui ont déjà eu l’occasion de s’amuser à piloter un de ces petits hélicoptères ou avions le savent bien, il est parfois bien difficile de les contrôler et d’éviter de cogner tout ce qui se trouve aux alentours. Ici, tout semble plus simple et se fait à une main depuis l’IPHONE. Il suffit en effet d’incliner l’IPHONE pour modifier la trajectoire de l’avion. On peut également facilement gérer l’accélération. Démonstration : Avec son design ‘mou’, l’avion n’a pas peur des chocs. Il est également doté d’une technologie baptisée FlightAssist lui permettant ajuster la trajectoire de vol rendant l’expérience plus agréable pour le pilote. L’autonomie annoncée est de 5 à 30 minutes en fonction de l’aptitude du pilote à planer le plus longtemps possible. Pour ceux qui le souhaitent, il est disponible ici pour 70 € environ. Pas donné … Comme souvent pour les iJouets Sur cette thématique des objets volants, on avait pu déjà découvrir un accessoire original pour motoriser un avion en papier à piloter depuis son IPHONE A lire aussi Ne manquez pas notre Sélection de plus de 70 idées cadeau pour un noël très IPHONE et IPAD plus de 1000 accessoires IPHONE déjà référencés par iPhon.fr. 100 tests d’ accessoires. La boutique virtuelle accessoires IPHONE Suivez l’actualité iPhon.fr Devenez fan sur Facebook Suivez nous sur Twitter Abonnez vous au fil RSS Vous aimez ? Partagez !         Browser not compatible with iframes

Source: SmatPlane : un avion intelligent piloté depuis l’iPhone – IPhon

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iTranslate optimisé pour iPad.

Posted by phil under French IPhone, IPAD on Samedi nov 30, 2013

L’excellent application iTranslate vient d’être mis à jour avec au programme : – L’ajout de la compatibilité IPAD – Un design entièrement revu

Source: iTranslate optimisé pour iPad. – French IPhone

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Today Only: Buy the Seidio DILEX Case (with kickstand) for IPHONE 5C and save 46% The DILEX Case by Seidio balances next-level, hybrid protection with a slim profile and convenient design. This hybrid IPHONE 5C case combines two layers of shock absorbing protection; a compact, silicone core underneath a strong polycarbonate exterior that wraps around the back and impact points. The case features a built-in kickstand and comes in black, blue, red, purple and white. List Price: $34.95     Today Only: $18.75 Learn More and Buy Now Find more amazing deals on IPHONE 5C cases at the iMore Store!        

Source: Deal of the Day: Seidio DILEX Case (with kickstand) for iPhone 5C – The IPhone Blog

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La période du Black Friday US nous amène chaque année des promos et des gratuités. On vous a listé les meilleures promos applis et jeux dans cet article hier et les gratuités ici mais cette nuit, c’est une belle surprise que nous a réservé l’éditeur de l’excellent jeu World of Goo. En effet, le jeu noté 5 étoiles (c’est rare !) que l’on avait retenu dans notre guide des jeux immanquables pour machines iOS ici, également vu sur wii, est passé gratuit pour la première fois ! World of Goo HD, pour IPHONE et IPAD, est gratuit temporairement ici sur l’App Store Le jeu propose un mix réussi entre une ambiance graphique unique, un gameplay tout au doigt et des éléments de puzzle physics. Il faut faire glisser et relâcher les boules de goo vivantes, grouillantes, bruyantes, pour construire des structures, des ponts, des boulets de canon, des dirigeables, et des langues géantes. En vidéo : Un jeu parfait pour un week-end sans doute hivernal ! World of Goo HD, pour IPHONE et IPAD, est gratuit temporairement ici sur l’App Store Des joueurs ? Suivez l’actualité iPhon.fr Devenez fan sur Facebook Suivez nous sur Twitter Abonnez vous au fil RSS Vous aimez ? Partagez ! Browser not compatible with iframes

Source: Bon plan gratuit : World of Goo iPhone et iPad gratuit aujourd’hui – IPhon

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Control Center: The ultimate guide

Posted by phil under IPAD, The IPhone Blog on Samedi nov 30, 2013

How to setup and use Control Center, the always-accessible way to quickly toggle your settings, control your media, and more! Control Center, which launched with iOS 7, makes it easier than ever to toggle Airplane mode, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Do Not Disturb, and Orientation Lock, to adjust brightness, to control media playback, to get to AirDrop, and AirPlay, and turn on flashlight, and to get to Timer, Calculator, and Camera. It sounds simple because it is, but there are still a few tricks and settings worth knowing about! How to access and start using iOS 7 Control Center How to quickly turn your IPHONE into a flashlight with Control Center How to disable Control Center access from the Lock screen How to disable Control Center access from within apps How to access and start using iOS 7 Control Center By default, Control Center is accessible from the Lock screen, Home screen, or from within any app you’re running on iOS 7, at any time. However, full screen apps behave a little differently. And once you access Control Center, there are many different things you can do with it. Here’s how to get to it, and what to do with it! How to access and start using iOS 7 Control Center How to quickly turn your IPHONE into a flashlight with Control Center Ever wish you could quickly and easily turn your IPHONE‘s camera flash into a flashlight? Well, with iOS 7 and Control Center finding your way is only ever a swipe and a tap away! How to quickly turn your IPHONE into a flashlight with Control Center How to disable Control Center access from the Lock screen By default, Control Center can be accessed from anywhere, including the Lock screen. While it doesn’t share or access personal information, it does potentially let pranksters or even thieves disable services on your IPHONE, iPod touch, or IPAD, and even put it into Airplane mode so you can’t track it later. Having Control Center available is hugely convenient, but if security is more important to you, you can easily turn Lock screen access off. How to disable Control Center access from the Lock screen How to disable Control Center access from within apps Control Center gives you access to many system toggles and utilities on your IPHONE, iPod touch, and IPAD from virtually anywhere, including inside app. While, by default, iOS 7 requires a second swipe to bring up Control Center from inside full-screen apps like videos and games, even you still find yourself unintentionally triggering it – and interrupting your fun – you can turn off access from within apps entirely. How to disable Control Center access from within apps How to get more help with Control Center If you have additional questions, or need some more help with Control Center or iOS 7, check out the following resources! iOS 7: The complete review iOS 7: Everything you need to know iOS 7: Help and discussion forum Control Center: The ultimate guide        

Source: Control Center: The ultimate guide – The IPhone Blog

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MacBook Pro with Retina display buyers guide: Choosing between the light 13-inch and the top-of-the-line 15-inch You’re going to buy a new Mac, and you’ve narrowed your choice to one of Apple’s new sleek, speedy MacBook Pros with Retina display. Seems like an easy choice, doesn’t it? Just decide which screen size is right for you: 13-inch or 15-inch, then pull the trigger. Not so fast. There are other considerations you should make, as well. Because screen size isn’t the only different between the two machines. This guide should help you iron out some of them. What is a Retina display, anyway? First of all, what makes a Retina display \ »retina?\ » It isn’t a specific resolution or color gamut – it is, instead, a somewhat subjective determination. Apple coined the term \ »Retina display\ » to describe any display that, held at an average operating distance, produces imagery with indistinguishable pixels. Both MacBook Pros with Retina display use screens with similar pixel densities – that is the number of actual pixels displayed by the screen within a single inch (pixels per inch, or PPI). The 13-inch model’s pixel density is about 227 PPI while the 15-inch model’s is about 220. While that’s lower than the IPHONE, for example (326 PPI), it’s almost twice the density of \ »regular\ » MacBook Pro models. Set side by side with \ »standard\ » resolution displays, MacBook Pros equipped with Retina displays show sharper text, richer color and more image detail. It’s worth noting that both Retina MacBook Pros have significantly higher native resolutions that what you’ll normally see. The 13-inch model’s display has a native resolution is 2560 x 1600 pixels, though 1680 x 1050 is the highest resolution accessible through the Display system preference. Likewise, the 15-inch model has a 2880 x 1800 native resolution, though the scaled resolution is limited to 1920 x 1200 pixels – the same as the native resolution of the discontinued 17-inch MacBook Pro. Apple does that for legibility – truly native resolution would produce almost unreadable text and really tiny pictures. But if you want to give native display operation a try, you can install a third-party utility that unlocks custom resolutions like SwitchResX. Comparing Retina MacBook Pro models Starting at $1,299 ($200 less expensive than the previous model), the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro comes equipped with a 2.4 GHz dual-core i5 processor, 4 GB RAM and 128 of PCI Express-based flash storage. It uses Intel Iris integrated graphics. The 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro measures 12.35 x 0.71 inches closed and weighs about 3.46 pounds. That’s about two ounces lighter and just a skosh thinner than last year’s Retina MacBook Pro; it’s also narrow and shorter than the standard 13-inch MacBook and more than a pound lighter. A $1,499 Retina MacBook Pro model doubles storage capacity and memory, and for $1,799 you can get a system equipped with a 2.6 GHz i5 processor, 8 GB RAM and 512 MB storage. You can configure to order systems with up to 16 GB RAM and 1 TB of flash storage if you prefer. The 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro starts at $1,999. For that you get a processor that’s only clocked at 2.0 GHz, but it’s a quad-core i7 processor instead. 8 GB RAM and 256 GB flash storage come standard. Intel Iris Pro graphics come standard. A 2.3 GHz system with 16 GB RAM and 512 GB flash costs $2,599. That premium model is also the only Retina MacBook Pro to include a discrete graphics chip – the Nvidia GeForce GT 750M, with 2GB of dedicated VRAM. Like past models, that system will automatically switch graphics from the lower-power Iris Pro to the higher-power Nvidia chipset depending on what’s needed. Closed, the 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro measures 14.13 x 0.71 inches – same height as the 13-inch model – and weighs just a pound more. There’s no longer a \ »standard\ » 15-inch MacBook Pro to compare against – this year, Apple’s offering only the 15-inch Retina display model. Apple’s standard suite of application software is included on both MacBook Pros; you get the iLife (iMovie, iPhoto, GarageBand) and iWork (Keynote, Pages, Numbers) apps, along with Safari, Mail and a number of other apps and utilities. OS X Mavericks is also standard issue. Both iWork and iLife got a major overhaul in October; the new apps have been designed to work in tandem with their iOS counterparts much more easily. Some interface changes and some feature limitations have caused long-time users of iWork apps, in particular, to complain. iLife has long been standard-issue with new Macs, but iWork only started being included with new Macs this October. Also worth noting is that GarageBand in its factory release is limited – it has only a small subset of instruments and lessons. A $4.99 in-app purchase unlocks the full suite of instruments and piano and guitar lessons. Dual core vs. quad core: Retina MacBook Pro gets a Haswell makeover In 2013 the Retina MacBook Pro was refreshed with Intel Haswell microprocessors – the same chips used in the MacBook Air. Haswell chips are more power-efficient than their predecessors, which nets some improvements in battery life – up to nine hours per charge for the 13-inch model and up to eight hours per charge in the 15-inch model. The clock speeds of early 2013 models are actually higher than the Haswell versions. But other efficiencies, such as improved SSD throughput and better integrated graphics, mean the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pros are quite a bit faster than their predecessors. It’s a bit murkier for the 15-inch models. Some operations that don’t rely on graphics processors are faster, which some graphics-intensive operations perform better only on the Nvidia-equipped high-end 15-inch model. It’s important to note that the 15-inch Retina MacBook Pros come standard with quad-core Intel i7 processors. Their lower clock speeds notwithstanding, they’re very powerful when running software that’s optimized for multi-core processors. Most general users can get away with a dual-core processor and not suffer any problems. But if you’re doing graphics or video work, rendering 3D or other seriously processor-intensive work, consider a quad-core processor. More cores means the processor is able to juggle more balls at once without skipping a beat – great for ripping video in Handbrake, for example, or running computationally-intensive operations (often used in math, science and engineering software). For graphics-intensive stuff, also consider the discrete graphics chip on the higher-end 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro – more on that in a bit. One way or the other, unless you have a real edge case, it’s probably not worthwhile to invest a lot of money in processor upgrades for your Retina MacBook Pro – go with one of the pre-configured systems unless you really need some incrementally improved horsepower. Memory: The non-upgradable dilemma The 4 GB included on the low-end 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro is adequate for now to run Mavericks and application software; it’s the minimum RAM configuration for all MacBook models across the board (the MacBook Air similarly comes equipped standard with 4 GB RAM). Having said that, 4 GB is skimpy, especially if you plan to run memory-hungry apps like imaging software (such as Photoshop). It’d be a wise investment to bump it up to 8 GB, especially since the RAM is soldered to the motherboard and is not upgradable after the fact, unlike non-Retina MacBook Pros. Higher end configurations come with 8 GB or 16 GB (or can be configured to 16 GB). That should give you sufficient breathing room for the next few years. Storage vs. affordability: Get the SSD balance right Retina MacBook Pros eschew conventional hard disk drives for Solid State Drive (SSD) instead; the net result is that they’re able to be thinner and faster, with better storage system reliability than before. Another carryover from the MacBook Air refresh is an update to the Retina MacBook Pro’s storage system. This year’s crop replace Serial ATA (SATA) with PCI Express (PCIe)-based flash storage. The new Retina MacBook Pros perform file-based operations much faster than their predecessors. There is a downside, though – the actual interface used for these SSDs appears to be a proprietary Apple design, which may make it difficult to upgrade them down the road (unlike RAM, Retina MacBook Pro SSDs are daughtercards that can be removed, though they’re not easily user-accessible). So it’s probably a good idea to configure your Retina MacBook Pro with as much storage as you can reasonably afford right off the bat (as with RAM, the 128 GB standard SSD on the $1,299 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro is skimpy, but it’s the lowest-priced model). Integrated graphics vs. discrete graphics: A question of speed, price and battery efficiency A benefit of the Retina MacBook Pro’s switch to Intel’s Haswell microprocessor is faster graphics. The 13-inch MacBook Pro features Intel Iris graphics – the next step up from the Intel HD Graphics 5000 found on the MacBook Air, which itself was much faster than the integrated graphics found on last year’s processors. Iris graphics differentiate themselves from the 5000 by having a higher clock speed, so you’re able to get more done in less time. Iris Pro, standard on the 15-inch model, gains a 128 MB cache of embedded DRAM to speed things up further. The $2,599 Retina MacBook Pro adds Nvidia GeForce GT 750M graphics. This graphics subsystem is ordinarily only activated when an app or process launches that demands extra graphics horsepower. Games are an obvious example. So is Adobe Photoshop. Even Apple’s own iPhoto will force the faster graphics to come on. When that discrete graphics processor kicks in, battery efficiency drops like a stone. But that’s the price you pay to have extra graphics oomph when you need it. Bottom line: the more you spend, the faster your graphics get. If you need the fastest possible graphics in your next laptop, be prepared to shell out for a 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro. One area free of choices for you: Expandability All current Retina MacBook Pros come identically equipped with two USB 3 ports, two Thunderbolt 2 ports, a headphone jack, dual microphones, an HDMI connector and an SDXC card slot. These are the first Apple laptops to sport Thunderbolt 2. In fact, the only other 2013 Mac to feature Thunderbolt 2 is Apple’s forthcoming Mac Pro, which is expected to be released in December. Thunderbolt 2 offers twice the bandwidth of the original Thunderbolt – 20 gigabits per second – which means even faster peripheral connectivity than before. Thunderbolt can be adapted for a wide variety of applications, including fast RAID drives, Gigabit Ethernet or more exotic networking options like Fibre Channel, and more. Perhaps the most frequent application for Thunderbolt, however, is the use of external displays (Apple sells Thunderbolt adapters to fit different display interfaces like DVI, VGA and HDMI). And the Thunderbolt 2 ports on the Retina MacBook Pro are capable of driving two external displays at up to 2560 x 1600 resolution with millions of colors. What’s more, that HDMI interface can drive a 4K display. Retina MacBook Pros also come with 802.11ac Wi-Fi networking, the faster Wi-Fi standard first introduced with the MacBook Air’s refresh earlier in 2013. Called \ »gigabit Wi-Fi,\ » the faster standard works up to three times the speed of 802.11n, though it requires pairing with an 802.11ac-compliant base station (like Apple’s new towering AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule). Both systems also come standard with Bluetooth 4.0 and full-sized backlit keyboards. Who should buy a 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro? At this point, the base-model Retina MacBook Pro is only $200 more than the base-model 13-inch MacBook Air, and comes similarly equipped for RAM and storage. While it weighs more, it’s a lot more powerful under the hood – faster processor, better expansion and a dramatically better screen. For most general users, the 13-inch Retina MacBook Air is the sweet spot between performance and price, and it should be a great replacement for older laptops – one area where it’s particularly better is in battery life, which will be a welcome respite for you if you’re used to carrying your power adapter around with you. I’d argue that you should spend the extra money to get the $1,499 model that includes 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB flash storage – that’ll hedge your bet a bit about what the future might hold for OS X system requirements and application needs. Who should buy a 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro? The 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro is the no-compromises king of Apple’s laptop line. It has the most capable processors, the fastest graphics and the highest resolution. It’s superior to the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro by just about any measure except for battery life (and comparing apples to apples, the 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro is better than the system it replaces). But all that capability has a price – starting at $1,999. Apple’s decision to excise discrete discrete graphics from the low-end 15-inch model left me scratching my head. Iris Pro is certainly an improvement over what came before, and it’s fine for low-power work. But the benchmarks I’ve seen show that the $2,599 15-inch model blows away its lower-priced sibling in graphics tests by as much as two to one. So if you’re a content creator, especially if you’re working with pro audio, video or high-resolution graphics – and you’re looking for the best system to get your work done, I think the high-end 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro is worth the money. You get a faster machine, double the RAM and half a terabyte of flash storage for another $600. MacBook Pro: Everything you need to know Still undecided? If you still can’t decide with Retina MacBook Pro is the right one to choose from, I’d recommend dropping by our MacBook Pro discussion forum and posting a question there. iMore has a great online community that can help answer questions and offer advice based on their own experience. You’re also welcome to post comments here. I’ve had my say, now I want to hear from you. Which Retina MacBook Pro do you currently use? Which one do you want? Or have you ruled the Retina MacBook Pro out all together? Please post your comments, critiques and questions. IPAD Air vs. MacBook Air: Which Apple ultra-portable should you get? MacBook Air vs. MacBook Pro: Which laptop should you get? MacBook Air 11-inch vs. 13-inch: Which ultralight laptop should you get? 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Deal of the Day: Marware rEVOLUTION Case for iPhone 5

Posted by phil under The IPhone Blog on Vendredi nov 29, 2013

Today Only: Buy the Marware rEVOLUTION Case for IPHONE 5 and save over 50% The rEVOLUTION Case is an interchangeable three-piece system that keeps pace with your fierce, fashion-forward lifestyle. Mimicking the design of the IPHONE 5, the top and bottom pieces slide on tightly to your phone, locking the eye-catching middle plate in place. This innovative design allows for complete all-around protection and button coverage! List Price: $34.99     Today Only: $16.25 Learn More and Buy Now Find more great deals on IPHONE 5 cases at the iMore Store!        

Source: Deal of the Day: Marware rEVOLUTION Case for iPhone 5 – The IPhone Blog

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