Tag Archive: Dropped

iOS 12.4.2 Update Released for Older iPhone & iPad Models Dropped by iOS 13

Apple has released iOS 12.4.2 for iPhone and iPad models that were not compatible with iOS 13 and the later iOS 13.1 for iPhone and iPadOS 13.1 for iPad updates. iOS 12.4.2 is therefore only available for iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus, and iPod … Read More

Canon just dropped a nuke in the megapixel war

Canon has developed a CMOS camera sensor that records a 250-megapixel image. Not that this should kill your excitement about the 12 megapixels you’re going to get with the camera on the new iPhone 6s, but take a moment to consider the number. How do we even fathom 250 megapixels? Canon, in its press release […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Dropped iPhone 5 films its watery descent to the ocean floor

An iPhone 5 user from San Diego almost lost his Apple handset after accidentally dropping it into the sea. “My brother tried throwing my phone to me,” Gregory Papadin told British newspaper The Mirror. “It ended up going straight under…Read more ›

Uber just dropped off an iPhone charger and NFL star at my door

Tourist are invading Phoenix like locus this weekend thanks to the Waste Management Open and Super Bowl. So while all the snowbirds are running around the valley, watching golfers, snapping pics of gridiron superstars, and taking in the unbelievable Phoenix…Read more ›

This kid just dropped the first iPhone 6 in the world

iPhone 6 lines have gotten absolutely nuts in the build up for tomorrow launch, but one kid in Perth Australia named Jack has already walked out of the Apple Store with the first iPhone 6 in the world. And he dropped it.…Read more ›

Dropped an iPhone in Water? Here’s How to Save It from Water Damage

Dunking a $ 650 electronic device into water is a pretty terrible feeling. The standard advice is to dry it off and stuff it into some rice, then cross your fingers and wait. But does that actually work? After accidentally dropping my iPhone for a swim into a pool of water where it was fully submerged, I had the unfortunate opportunity to test out the iPhone-in-a-rice-bag hypothesis, and I have good news; it actually works!

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iPhone App Downloads Dropped 13% In February Following Holiday Spike


iPhone app downloads dropped significantly last month following a spike over the holiday season. According to app marketing platform Fiksu, downloads dropped 13% to 5.2 million per day in February, from 6.01 million per day in January.

Fiksu’s Cost Per Loyal User Index also showed that app marketing costs had fallen as well. Publisher acquisition costs for users that open the app three times or more fell from $ 1.56 in January  [Read More…]

Greenlight’s ‘Silly Sideshow’ Lawsuit Against Apple Has Finally Been Dropped

The sage between prominent Greenlight Capital investor David Einhorn and Apple continues.

Over the last couple of weeks a ‘silly sideshow’ has been playing out between Greenlight Capital and Apple Inc. Greenlight Capital’s CEO, David Einhorn, has been trying to force Apple to offer preferred stock plans by suing Apple in court, while Tim Cook and Apple disagree with his proposals.

Even though Einhorn has won at least one small victory over Apple in court,  [Read More…]

Updated Skype App Will Reconnect Your Dropped Calls Automatically



Using Skype to subvert your monthly voice minutes is great when the service. Every now and then you get a dropped call because of crappy Wifi or cellular reception though and then you have to go back in and make the call all over.

A new update for Skype just hit the App Store today, and it makes calls a lot better. Rather than having to redial a number when  [Read More…]

The Economist Dropped A Story On Mike Daisey When The Facts Didnt Check Out

Economist contributor and Macworld senior contributor Glenn Fleishman is a fan of Mike Daiseys monologues, and was interested in writing about The Agony & The Ecstasy of Steve Jobs. But Fleishman spiked the story when some of the facts didnt check out.   Daiseys monologue has been widely credited with kickstarting the current controversy about Apple and the tech industrys supply chain in China. Investigations by the New York Times  [Read More…]