Apple ‘Red Friday’ sale coming on the 10th of January

If you have been waiting and saving money to buy yourself a brand new iPad or Macbook Air or perhaps to upgrade your clunky old one, you might be keen to know that Apple will be launching the Red Friday sale online across Asia this Friday, 10th of January 2014.

The Red Friday sale, which is the Asian version of the US Black Friday sale brings across modest discounts of about eight to ten percent off the original price for only a short span of 24 hours. It has been around since 2011, as far as we know. Perhaps even longer. Continue reading “Apple ‘Red Friday’ sale coming on the 10th of January”

Griffin and Square releases the new integrated ‘Merchant’ case for iPhones

Griffin Technology, a well known accessories maker for both iPhone / iPad and Android devices, has just released their first official collaborated case with Square. Named as the ‘Merchant’ case, it enables blog shops and small shop owners to have an instant POS (Point of Sale) system, while protecting their iPhones. Continue reading “Griffin and Square releases the new integrated ‘Merchant’ case for iPhones”

An early 2014 look on Smartphones vs DSLR and Cameras

Recently DP Review wrote an article which resonated with whatever we have been writing on TechGarage about the issue of Smartphones vs DSLRs. After all, amidst news of the Japanese Camera Makers struggling this coming 2014, and facing perhaps long term oblivion due to the catching up of technology by the makers of smartphones. Smartphones like the iPhone 5s, Samsung Galaxy S4 and the beast of what is the 41 megapixel Nokia Lumia 1020 have steadily caught up with removable lens cameras, whether it is the DSLR or the mirrorless, or quirky designs like the Ricoh GXR. Continue reading “An early 2014 look on Smartphones vs DSLR and Cameras”

iOS 7 : It is now worth it to Jailbreak your iPhones and iPads

The Evasi0n jailbreak for iOS 7 devices is now stable, thanks to the last few issues being fixed for the newer iOS models on the A7 chip. If you have been waiting to jailbreak, now is indeed a good time to. However, jailbreaking into your phone causes you to lose your warranty  and you might compromise the security of your phone, especially if you are installing pirated apps. Continue reading “iOS 7 : It is now worth it to Jailbreak your iPhones and iPads”