Tag Archive: Doesn’t


FBI reveals unlocking tool doesn’t work on iPhone 5s and higher

The iPhone unlocking tool used by the FBI to unlock the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone 5c can only be used on “a narrow slice phones” the agency admitted. FBI Director James Comey revealed that litigation between Apple and the federal government has ended, but the tool the agency purchased to unlock the device does not […]

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iPhone SE proves size doesn’t matter [Reviews]

I forgot how good it feels to hold 4 inches of magic in my hands. Spending the past year and a half with the luxurious 5.5-inch screen of the iPhone 6 Plus and 6s nearly convinced me that bigger really is better. But after using the iPhone SE, I’m starting to rethink everything I love […]

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4 features the Apple Watch 2 doesn’t need

After the rumblings and grumblings that we’ll get our first look at the Apple Watch 2 in as soon as three months, the Internet is ablaze with all of the great features the update “should” have. But let’s not go overboard, here, because not all of these suggestions would make the new wearable better. We […]

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The leather band for the Apple Watch doesn’t mind a good soaking

Apple doesn’t do a lot of explaining on the website about its watch bands. You get a gallery of styles with mention of material and a price, all under the headline, “Thoughtfully Designed Bands.” Apparently, great thought goes into water exposure. Avid Apple product deconstructor Greg Koenig recently put Apple’s quilted Venezia leather Loop band […]

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Apple doesn’t need glitz and glamor when it’s got the goods

Wow. That was a big deal. For a mere “s” upgrade, Apple went way above and beyond with today’s big product showcase. Three major product lines have been not just upgraded, but reinvented, and finally there’s a reason to buy the one that has been languishing — the Apple TV, which is now a gaming […]

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Your smartphone doesn’t have to be useless while it’s charging

It’s pretty difficult to use your smartphone while it’s standing vertically. That’s why when we place our phones on a dock or stand, we tend to neglect them until they’re done charging. Challenging this habit are the makers of the Tilt stand, who seem to think you should be able to use your phone while it’s […]

Siri’s first voice doesn’t think much of his replacement

We’re used to having virtual assistants like Cortana diss Siri, but it’s not everyday you hear one Siri voice insult another. In a new interview, three former Siri voice actors talk about their experiences becoming instantly recognizable voices around the world. While most of it is as you would expect, Siri’s original U.K. male voice […]

Operation inventor doesn’t have a ‘Broken Heart’ over lack of royalties

John Spinello stuck a safety pin in a light socket. He was 3 and never forgot how the shock “flipped me over backwards.” As an adult, he turned that moment of mischievous curiosity into a board game that shaped the… Read more ›

Google Play’s massive lead over the App Store doesn’t pay off

Android’s massive lead in market share is translating into a staggering number of app downloads, with Google Play serving 85 percent more apps than the App Store during the second quarter of 2015. But despite that, iOS is holding onto a significant lead where… Read more ›

Steve Wozniak doesn’t own an Apple Watch (yet)

Steve Wozniak, one of Apple’s co-founders, does not yet own the company’s recently released smartwatch. “They haven’t shipped it yet,” he said in a recent interview that also covers his thoughts on artificial intelligence, driverless cars, and Segways. Wozniak is… Read more ›