Tag Archive: Aren’t

Simple hack shows Secret posts aren’t as anonymous as they seem

The idea behind Secret is that you can share anything to your social circle with the comfort of total anonymity. Users’ identities are kept hidden, and that’s what’s supposed to make the app enjoyable or whatever. As it turns out,…Read more ›

Swatch: We aren’t helping Apple make any iWatches

Rumors that Apple might bring fun faces to the iWatch thanks to a partnership with Swatch have already been shot down, after the Swiss watchmaker denied a report claiming it and other watchmakers were helping Apple create a diverse lineup…Read more ›

Hate Freemium iOS Games? Too Bad… Here’s Why They Aren’t Going Away

Hate freemium or ad-supported games? Tough noogies. A new study by Wild Tangent in collaboration with IHS Technology queried 500 iOS users about what games they prefer? The not-so-shocking conclusion? 70% of all respondents preferred free gamers supported by advertising,…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Why Aren’t People Freaking Out About iBeacon?

The new iOS 7.1, which Apple launched this week, contained massively improved iBeacon functionality. Among these improvements is that Apple has cancelled an element of user permission. Once you’ve installed a store’s app — say, for example, Apple’s own Apple…Read more ›    [Read More…]

You Aren’t Cleaning Your Mitts Properly. ‘Hand Wash’ Will Show You How

Hand Wash — Health & Fitness — Free Cold and flu season is upon us, and you might not know this, but that thing where you just hold your hands under the water for a second before wiping them off…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Why Louis C.K.’s Kids Aren’t Getting iPhones

Talk show host Conan O’Brien asked comedian Louis C.K. why his his kids won’t be getting “phones with the apps.” Louis C.K explains — pretty convincingly — why smartphones are “toxic” and bad for your soul. It’s pretty funny.

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Save Your Battery: Turn Off Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and LTE When You Aren’t Using It [iOS Tips]


Several technologies on your iPhone, including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and cellular data, are made to continually check for signal when you’re out and about. Continual checking requires power, which comes from your iPhone (or iPad, or iPod touch) battery.

It makes sense, then, that turning these different wireless features off when you don’t need them can help your battery last a little longer. Here’s how to do just that.

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Woz: Apple’s Tax Practices Really Aren’t Fair

Woz thinks that Zuckerberg is quite the businessman.

Apple has received a lot of heat from the U.S. Senate lately regarding its international tax practices and off-shore cash, and you can now add Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to the list of Apple tax dissenters.

Woz said that he doesn’t think Apple’s tax practices are really fair, and suggested that Apple, and other large firms, be taxed on their income.

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Steve Jobs’s High School GPA Is Proof That Grades Aren’t Everything

Jobs had fantastic hair in high school, which is always more important than a GPA.

Jobs had fantastic hair in high school, which is always more important than a GPA.

When you die as a billionaire who created one of the most influential companies in modern history, people automatically assume that you were pretty smart. And smarts mean good grades in school, right? That’s what your teachers want you to believe.

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Why Apple And Intel Probably Aren’t Going To Team Up To Make iPhone Chips [Feature]


Intel and Apple, teaming up to make A-series chips for the iPhone and iPad? That’s what the rumors are saying, with a recent Reuters report going so far as to claim that executives from both companies have actually met to discuss the possibility of the x86 maker pumping out ARM chips custom designed by Apple!

“Intel Once Again Intel Once Again Rumored To Be Working On iOS Device Chips With Apple,”  [Read More…]