Tag Archive: iPhone


10 ways to break your iPhone

Sometimes if your iPhone is just in too good condition, it helps to break it in a little. The initial scratch or screen break relieves a lot of pressure. But maybe you ran out of good ideas about how to break it. We’re here to help. 1. Boil it in Coke 2. Drop it in lava 3. […]

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Set up your new iPhone the right way

Whether you’ve gotten yourself a new iPhone SE, iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus (or even a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus), there are some essential things you’ll want to do to set it up right away. Granted, we’re biased toward our own process, but after so many years setting up iPhones, we’ve […]

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Tim Cook drops by Palo Alto Apple Store for iPhone SE launch

The iPhone SE isn’t drawing as big of lines today as the wait to reserve a Tesla Model 3, but Tim Cook still decided to check-in on at least one Apple Store to gauge interest in the tiny new device. Apple’s CEO was spotted at the Palo Alto Apple Store this morning talking to customers […]

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iPhone SE unboxing: Our first look at Apple’s new tiny dynamo

The iPhone SE finally arrived on my doorstep this morning, and I couldn’t wait to get Apple’s new 4-inch iPhone out of the box. Get our first impressions of the tiny dynamo in Cult of Mac‘s iPhone SE unboxing video below. Apple certainly didn’t think “outside the box” for the iPhone SE’s design — it’s […]

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iPhone SE and iPad Pro go on sale with little fanfare

After being made available for pre-order last week, the 4-inch iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro are available to buy in Apple Stores today — although unlike many Apple launches, this one doesn’t seem to have been met with massive queues. The smaller iPhone starts at $ 599 in the U.S., while the smaller iPad Pro will […]

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FBI will help unlock another iPhone in Arkansas murder trial

Having reportedly gained access to the iPhone 5c at the center of the San Bernardino shooting case, the FBI has agreed to use its newfound hacking abilities to aid an Arkansas prosecutor unlock an iPhone and iPod belonging to two teenagers who stand accused of murdering a couple. According to Faulkner County Prosecuting Attorney Cody […]

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6 ways to stop Facebook app from draining your iPhone battery

Every day I hear at least one complaint about the Facebook app wreaking havoc on iPhone battery life. Unfortunately, this isn’t breaking news — it seems to re-surface, with a new level of severity, every couple of months. Not only does Facebook use tons of battery when left unchecked, it can also take up insane […]

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Foxconn confirms $3.5 billion takeover of iPhone display maker

Foxconn is cementing its importance to Apple by finalizing a deal to acquire a majority interest in struggling iPhone display maker Sharp for a reported 389 billion yen — or $ 3.5 billion. The multi-billion dollar bailout of Sharp was originally reported as being completed back in February, only to be placed on hold after previously undisclosed liabilities threatened […]

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Justice Department may be forced to disclose iPhone hacking secrets

The U.S. Department of Justice briefly gained the upper hand over Apple this week when it made it clear that it was in no rush to reveal how it hacked the iPhone at the center of the San Bernardino shooting case — thereby stopping Apple from plugging that particular vulnerability. However, it seems that Apple’s […]

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‘Whackadoodles’ offered to help FBI crack iPhone

Details are emerging about how exactly the FBI managed to get into San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook’s device without the so-called “govtOS” it had been demanding from Apple. ABC News has spoken to unnamed sources who have outlined the process through which the government finally cracked the stubborn encryption on the iPhone 5c. And while […]

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