Apple Discontinues iPod, Mobile Gaming Icon, After 22 Years

photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Pour one out for every kid who one-strapped a backpack in middle school, as they’re likely in mourning today. With Apple’s discontinuation of the 7th-generation iPod Touch, announced yesterdayit’s official: the iPod is dead. Ostensibly, the iPod was a music device, meant to digitize song libraries and move listeners away … Read more

Apple iPad Patent Shows Microsoft Surface Pro-Like Keyboard

photo: Caitlin McGarry/Gizmodo When Apple released the Magic Keyboard, it essentially gave iPad owners the ability to transform their tablet into a laptop. At least, from a hardware perspective. It’s not an ideal solution, though. The accessory is heavy, it doesn’t let you use the iPad as a standalone tablet, and viewing angles are limited. … Read more