editket keep calm 640x236Copy-editing if often associated with professional and expensive services that only businesses can afford. It is mostly the case, but Ediket’s team believes that there should be something between “no copy-editing” and expensive copy-editing. They also believe in a better interface for both copywriters and customers, which is why they build a nice interface that tries to mimic what users would do on paper. Even friendly copy-editing services such as Wordy don’t reach this level of simplicity and clarity in their interface. The service was launched in May 2014, and meeting with their team at GMV 2014 (a Korean tech/mobile conference) made me much more aware of what they were trying to do. Read full post →Ediket: A (Nice) Copy-Editing App & Marketplace

steve wozniak windows phoneWhile Steve Wozniak might have been one of the co-founders of Apple, he has in the past been pretty objective about the company and its products, and in some cases has even praised the competition, such as the Windows Phone and Android platform. However it seems that Apple’s new iPhones have managed to win him over.

During a brief on-camera interview with TMZ, Wozniak was quoted as saying that he preferred the larger screens of the new iPhones, and to that extent has made him dump all his Android devices in favor of them. “Also we now have the big screens. I’ve shared Android and Apple phones for a long time to found out how they work and I’ve always liked the bigger screens to tell you the truth. So I got rid of all my Androids.” Read full post →Steve Wozniak Expresses His Love For Apple’s New iPhones

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apple logo 640x359If you didn’t pre-order the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus when it went live and you were thinking about picking it up in an Apple store, you might be disappointed to learn that you might have a hard time trying to get your hands on one. This is according to a recent report from BGR who notes that their sources have informed that iPhone 6 Plus units are extremely limited.

According to BGR’s sources, it seems that while carriers and authorized Apple retailers have been receiving their supply of iPhone 6 units, only about 2-3% of those supplies are iPhone 6 Plus models. What this means is that if you had your eye on an iPhone 6 Plus, you would be hard pressed to find one in store unless you were to line up really early for it. Read full post →iPhone 6 Plus Units Said To Be Extremely Low In Stock

iphone 6 photo 640x360With the release of iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, Apple has definitely worked on improving the camera on both the hardware and software front. So far initial reviews of the new iPhones have praised the camera in terms of both features and performance, but if you’re wondering just how well the camera can perform, you might want to check out photographer Austin Mann’s review.

Mann is a professional photographer and has had his work make its way into National Geographic and the Travel Channel, and to prove just how good Apple’s new cameras are, he took both the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus with him on a trip to Finland in a partnership with The Verge. Read full post →Professional Photographer Shows Off The iPhone 6 Camera’s Capabilities

after coffee logo 485x640I didn’t know this before going to Korea for the first time, but it is one of the most caffeinated countries in the world.

This is evident when you walk around as the concentration of coffee shops is higher than anywhere else I’ve been so far.

After Coffee (site in Korean) is a non-profit project that has two objectives: First, they believe in fair trade with the coffee producers in third world countries.

Secondly, they would like to give free coffee to people who can’t afford to pay $3 for a cup of coffee. Read full post →After Coffee: Making World Better, One Cup Of Coffee At A Time

pebble emoji 640x364Heads up Pebble owners, if you also happen to own an iOS device and have recently updated your device to iOS 8, you might be interested to learn that Pebble has recently announced that they have released the Pebble firmware 2.5 update for their smartwatch. This update will bring about several new features, one of them being iOS 8 compatibility.

Apart from iOS 8 compatibility, which could be important for those who have updated their iOS devices, the firmware 2.5 update will also bring about support for Emoji. Yes, you read that right, if you wouldn’t mind seeing Emojis being displayed on your Pebble smartwatch, then version 2.5 will allow just that as you can see in the photo above. Read full post →Pebble’s Firmware 2.5 Update Brings iOS 8 Compatibility And More

halo evolvedMicrosoft’s Halo games have typically been restricted to the Xbox platform, although Microsoft has released a couple of Halo games for the PC, but what gives? Why aren’t more Halo games brought over onto the PC? Well the game’s executive producer Dan Ayoub recently spoke with the folks at Kotaku and offered a reason as to why Halo isn’t as widely available on the PC.

According to Ayoub, “From a technical standpoint, you look at the architecture of the Xbox One and there are some similarities to the architecture of a modern PC. That certainly makes that sort of cross-platform development easier.” However it seems that while technically it makes sense to port the game over, the size of the Halo games makes it a lot harder. Read full post →Microsoft Explains Halo’s Lack Of Presence On The PC

swiftkey one million 640x305With iOS 8, iOS users can finally get the option of installing third-party keyboards on their devices. While this is a welcome feature, is it one that many iOS users have been pining for? Well according to the number of SwiftKey downloads in 24 hours, it would certainly seem to be the case.

SwiftKey’s keyboard was released alongside iOS 8 and according to the folks at SwiftKey, it seems that they have managed to amass over 1 million downloads within a 24 hour period! It also seems that SwiftKey has managed to arrive at the number 1 spot on the US free app charts. Read full post →SwiftKey For iOS Hits 1 Million Downloads In 24 Hours

adoption8v7 6 640x429When iOS 7 was released last year, many rushed to download the operating system. This is because not only did the OS introduce new features, it also introduced a major visual overhaul which some felt was long overdue. In fact according to reports, iOS 7’s adoption rate was at 52% in its first week.

So how does iOS 8 fare? Well according to the folks at Tapjoy, a mobile app tech platform who gets over 200 million iOS impressions a month from their ad network, it would seem that while iOS 8’s adoption is steady, it is a tad slower compared to iOS 7. In fact if the graph above is accurate, it would seem that its adoption is slower than that of iOS 6. Read full post →iOS 8 Adoption Slower Out The Door Compared To iOS 7

microsoft logo1It was a couple of days ago when we reported that the second round of Microsoft layoffs were about to be set in motion, and here we are with word that Microsoft will be letting 2,100 workers go today. This is part of the original plan which was announced in July earlier this year, where there was the intention to make 18,000 people in their respective positions redundant, in an effort to make the workforce more efficient while integrating the acquisition of the Nokia handset unit.

Read full post →Microsoft Set To Fire 2,100 Employees Today