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The Week in iPad Cases: Toffee's Leather Shopper is much more than an iPad bag

This week's roundup of new iPad cases brings us the Leather Shopper, a handsome tote bag with room for your iPad and all of its essentials.

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Android wins again: Future features beat Apple every time

Why does Apple even bother making new iPhones when future Android phones always win?

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The Week in iOS Apps: Top o' the news!

This week's roundup includes two new apps that promise to revolutionize the way you get your headlines.

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Apple's intelligent assistant plans shouldn't just echo the Echo

Opening up Siri would accomplish more than releasing a device like Google Home or Amazon Echo.

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Senate proposal to require encryption workarounds may be dead

A proposal in the U.S. Senate to require smartphone OS developers and other tech vendors to break their own encryption at the request of law enforcement may be dead on arrival.

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The Roll review: iPhone app takes intelligent charge of your Camera Roll

EyeEm’s free app rates, ranks, and tags your photos so you don’t have to.

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Crowdfunding tech can serve backers poorly, even when the thing gets made

Another spate of failed and much-delayed high-profile crowdfunded projects should give pause to potential funders, especially of giant hardware projects.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Changes in iTunes 12.4

When iTunes is giving you grief, turn to Kirk McElhearn.

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Apple’s Amazon Echo competitor might be another new Apple TV

Why launch a new product to compete with Echo and Google Home, when you can just slap a speaker and microphone into the Apple TV?

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Patent troll wants Apple to shut down iMessage and FaceTime

After winning a patent case, VirnetX asked the judge to order Apple to stop using technology inside its iOS and Mac chat apps.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Speck's CandyShell Clear, sparkle edition

This week's roundup of new iPhone cases introduces a sparkly version of Speck's classic CandyShell case.

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How to easily assess, cull, and organize photos in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Use Lightroom's Pick and Reject flags to find the best pictures and get rid of the worst ones from a photo shoot.

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Apple could have trouble opening Apple Stores in India

The company reportedly won't be exempt from requirements that 30 percent of products be locally sourced.

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Report: Apple considered buying Time Warner, owner of HBO and CNN

According to a new report, Eddy Cue proposed bidding for Time Warner, the second largest media company after Disney.