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Matthew Sims

Technology Writer. Connoisseur of anything 1920's - 1960's, Horror Films, Comic Books, Design, Consumer Technology, Knowledge, Minimalism, and a Chicago Cubs World Seires ring. Matthew@appadvice.com
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Rumor Mill: The iPhone 5 And iPad 3 Will Both Be LTE

Rumor has it the iPad 3 and iPhone 5 could be moving towards 4G, finally.

Siri Goes Handsfree Thanks To In Car Bluetooth

Will Siri work via the handsfree Bluetooth system in your car?

The iOS Academy: Saving AppAdvice Articles To Read Later

We’ve been receiving quite a few emails regarding a read it later type feature for our App Advice iPhone and iPad app. While we're considering it, let us show you how to achieve the next best thing using email or our app's native Instapaper integration in today's iOS Academy.

Best Buy Does An Apple Products Ad, Tells Santa To Watch His Back

Watch as Best Buy brings the funny in their latest ad highlighting Apple products.

The iOS Academy: Gifting Apps

In today's iOS Academy we show you how to give the gift of apps!

The iOS Academy: Creating Settings Shortcuts, Still Jailbreak Free

We show you how to get those setting shortcut icons on your iOS device using a very easy method.

Shoppers After iPads or Kindle Fires This Holiday Season

A recent survey indicates that the war between the Kindle Fire and iPad will happen over the holiday shopping season.

Could iChat Be Coming To iDevices?

We dive deep into some iOS code to try to ascertain Apple's plans for iMessage and iChat.

Rumor: New iOS 5.1 Update To Include Several Siri Improvements

Additional Siri features coming to iOS in the iOS 5.1 update.

Rumor: New Apple TV To Be Released In The Coming Days

Apple is rumored to be working on a new Apple TV.

iOS Academy: Setting Up iTunes Match In iOS

Find out how to set up your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch with iTunes Match.

Credit Card Reader App Square Gets An Update

Square brings new features to its popular mobile payment app.

Apple Wanted To Be Its Own Carrier For iPhone

Steve Jobs wanted Apple to become a carrier prior to the iPhone's release.

G-Form Encased iPad Starts Movie At 1,300 Feet Continues It On The Ground

See the video of an iPad plummeting toward earth and surviving it.

Netflix App Gets UI Overhaul Comes To iPad Soon, Android Tablets Today

Netflix teases a new iPad UI update, and does something right for a change.

The iOS Academy: How To Limit Your 3G Usage

Find out how to avoid data overages in today's iOS Academy.

Sprint Putting iPhone 4S SIM Slots On Lock Down

Sprint puts the iPhone 4S on lock down starting today. Find out if it will effect your device.

Apple Now Offering Unlocked iPhone 4S Online

Apple brings the unlocked iPhone 4S to the masses.

Digital Collage Creator Mixel Launches For iOS

The digital collage creator and self appointed "first social art" app, Mixel has made its way into the App Store for iPad. To create said collages you can use personal photos from a variety of sources or options that Mixel provides. You can crop, rotate, scale, and combine photos in the app to create some pretty cool mixed media pieces.

The iOS And Android Platforms Are Taking Over The Majority Of The Mobile Gaming Market

Just how much of the mobile gaming market pie do iOS and Android own?

iOS Academy: How To Update iOS Over The Air

Today at the iOS Academy we show you how to get your iOS 5 update over the air.

Steve Jobs Nominated For Time Magazine's Person Of The Year? Lost Interview Teased

Steve Jobs may end up being Time magazine's person of the year after all.

Infinity Blade II Preview: Bigger and Badder

The original Infinity Blade was a benchmark in iOS gaming at the time of its release in late 2010. Now Epic Games and ChAIR return to the iOS platform looking to raise the bar once more with the upcoming Infinity Blade II.

The iOS Academy: Use Siri To Update Your Reminders Shared Shopping List

Learn how to update your shared reminders list via Siri in this edition of The iOS Academy.