Square Reader now comes with Lightning connector option

Square Reader with Lightning Connector

Square has updated its magstripe card reader to support current iOS devices. Apple discontinued the 3.5-mm headphone jack with the release of the iPhone 7, forcing some iPhone owners to use an adapter with their Square Readers. The Square Reader for magstripe now comes with both a headset jack and Lightning option.


Apple orders TV series based on Asimov's Foundation

Chris Foss Foundation and Empire

Apple continues to excite science fiction fans with much of its original content under development. In addition to Amazing Stories, See, and other projects in the works, Deadline reports that an adaptation of Isaac Asimov's Foundation novels has received a 10-episode straight-to-series order. This means Apple is moving forward with the project after initially making a deal to develop the show in April.

iOS App of the Week: One Hour One Life

One Hour One Life for Mobile

One Hour One Life for Mobile is an iOS version of the desktop survival game created by Jason Rohrer. It features "cute and quirky graphics and sounds," according to the official description, but iPhone and iPad users should not be fooled...One Hour One Life can be brutal. I personally died several times during the tutorial just trying to grasp the controls and crafting.


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