Tag Archive: iPhone


U.S. senator calls for ban on gun which looks like an iPhone

New York senator Charles Schumer is speaking out about a .380 caliber gun disguised as an iPhone, which he says is a “disaster waiting to happen.” Schumer called on the federal Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to look into the weapon — and possibly ban it — before […]

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Apple will sell its 1 billionth iPhone this summer

Apple will sell its one billionth iPhone this summer and is likely to sell its 2 billionth by 2020, claims a new report. Provided these numbers are accurate (and the first is almost certainly correct), it’s a timely reminder that — even during a period when the term “peak iPhone” is being thrown around — Apple’s astonishingly […]

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New iPhone 7 concepts have vastly different takes on the future

Now that Apple has ruined all of our fun by showing us what the iPhone SE looks like, we can go back to obsessing over iPhone 7 concepts. We have two new ones for you to check out; one of them seems way more likely than the other, but they’re equally fun. We’re sure these […]

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iPhone SE is more bendy and breakable than iPhone 6s

The iPhone SE may have the brains of the iPhone 6s, but not the brawn. It took only 160 pounds of force to bend the iPhone SE’s frame in a new durability test pitting Apple’s tiny new iPhone against the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The new 4-inch iPhone stands up well fairly well against […]

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iPhone SE only costs Apple $160 to build

When it comes to building iPhones, it really pays to use old parts. The iPhone SE only costs Apple about $ 160 to build and assemble, based on the latest findings from an IHS teardown that discovered one the display, Apple cut costs down to less than half by using the same four-inch screen found on […]

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How (and why) to disable LTE on your iPhone

Why would you want to disable the fast mobile network speeds of LTE? Sometimes you’ll hit an area with spotty LTE coverage and your iPhone will bounce between 3G, LTE, or even EDGE. That can kill your battery and you’ll want to disable LTE to avoid that. You might even want to just turn off […]

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How to save iPhone storage by limiting the Messages app

If you’re running out of local or iCloud storage space on your iPhone (or iPad), it may be time to check and see how much space the Messages app is taking up. By default, your iPhone or iPad is set to save any messages you send and receive forever. This can result in iPhone out […]

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2016 iPhone shipments may fall well below expectations

According to well-connected KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is likely to disappoint on its total number of iPhone shipments this year — with numbers set to fall below 200 million, compared with 232 million handsets last year. Kuo predicts Apple’s total number of iPhone shipments will be between 85 mill and 95 million handsets in the […]

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How to Disable LTE on iPhone (and Why You Might Want To)

If your iPhone has LTE networking, and most do these days, there are some situations where you may want to disable the LTE cellular network. This can be helpful in a variety of cases, from a self-imposed data throttle of sorts, to even gaining a more stable connection in a situation where you may notice … Read More

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How to Disable LTE on iPhone (and Why You Might Want To)

If your iPhone has LTE networking, and most do these days, there are some situations where you may want to disable the LTE cellular network. This can be helpful in a variety of cases, from a self-imposed data throttle of sorts, to even gaining a more stable connection in a situation where you may notice … Read More