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Brent Dirks

Born and raised in sunny West Texas, Brent graduated from Texas Tech University with a BA in journalism. One day, he would like to move to the Big Island of Hawaii and live in a quiet house by the ocean. He can be reached at brent@appadvice.com.
Latest from Brent

The next-generation Apple TV is shaping up to be a gamer’s paradise

According to a new report, the device will also support Bluetooth game controllers.

Apple continues its push into the enterprise with a new Cisco partnership

The companies will create a "fast lane" for iOS users by optimizing Cisco networks.

The Walking Dead: Road to Survival blasts onto the App Store

Robert Kirkman, creator of the popular series, helped to design the story-driven game.

Apple, content providers battling over streaming TV service price point

According to a new report, the networks want Apple to charge more than the rumored $40 per month.

Hit the ground running with the updated Runkeeper app

Version 6.0 is completely redesigned with a revamped look and a brand new start screen.

It's time to stick a fork into talk of an 'iPhone 6c'

Apple is also planning to officially discontinue the aging iPhone 5c.

Easily accomplish tasks with Workflow’s new Notification Center widget

Version 1.3 of the powerful automation software also offers a new syncing service.

Head back to school with these 10 great iPhone and iPad accessories

It’s time to head back to class, so we’re highlighting some perfect accessories to power up your iOS devices.

Angela Ahrendts implies students could possibly use the Apple Watch to cheat

Let’s hope Apple’s retail chief was simply joking in a recent internal video message to store employees.

Meet 'M,' Facebook’s answer to Siri, built into Messenger

The virtual assistant is now available for a small number of users in the San Francisco Bay Area.

YouTube Gaming is here to take on live streaming powerhouse Twitch

Along with a new iOS app, the service can be accessed on the Web or through Android devices.

Review: DODOCase Lorna iPhone Wallet Case for the iPhone 6 Plus

This handmade premium case can hold more than just your iPhone.

Cable companies are still trying to adapt to the streaming video trend

Cable giant Cablevision will soon promote CBS streaming video options to its Internet-only customers.

Step up to the plate with TuneIn's new Premium tier

With a subscription, users will receive access to play-by-play sports, audiobooks, and much more.

Rizon helps photographers capture that perfect outdoor shot

The app will show precise golden hour data anywhere in the world.

Insanely frustrating Geometry Dash is about to receive a big update

Version 2.0, which should be arriving soon, will feature a new level, a new in-game friend system, and much more.

The upgraded camera of the 'iPhone 6s' is coming into focus

According to a new report, the next-generation handset should capture significantly higher quality images.

Apple launches repair program for faulty iPhone 6 Plus iSight cameras

Head over to Apple's site to see if your handset is affected.

Review: iHome iSP5 SmartPlug featuring Apple HomeKit support

Home automation is now just a simple Siri command away with this inexpensive new device.

Uncanny X-Men: Days of Future Past gets a nice update and price drop

Anyone who is a fan of action platformers should enjoy this game that ties in the with movie and comic book story.

Apple could be planning smart bands for the Apple Watch

According to a new report, the straps could measure things like pulse oximetry and body temperature.

Amazon’s Fire TV overtook the Apple TV in US sales during 2014

Apple is expected to introduce a new model of the streaming device at an event in early September.