Tag Archive: iPhone


AT&T launches 2-for-1 sale on iPhone 6s and Galaxy S6

There’s never been a better time to scoop up the new iPhone 6s if you’re on AT&T. The carrier announced this morning that it’s having a huge ‘buy one get one free’ promotion that includes top of the line Android devices like the Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy Note 5, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. […]

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Apple spams older iPhone owners with upgrade ads

Apple is selling an enormous amount of iPhones right now, but in its efforts to get an extra holiday sales bump it’s pushing an unsolicited pop-up notification to owners of older iPhone handsets — informing them of how “ridiculously powerful” the iPhone 6s is. The ad appears when users visit the App Store. It shows […]

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Rivals pile on to mock Apple’s ugly iPhone battery case

Apple made a minor design faux pas with its newly-launched iPhone Smart Battery Case, so of course all of the company’s rivals are doing the mature thing and getting on with their own work, knowing that joining the pile-on will only come back to bite them. Wait — that’s not what’s happening at all! In […]

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New iPhone app Yallo lets you record your conversations

When I first became a reporter, I bought one of those little mics you could suction-cup to a telephone to record interviews. That was some gadget, except for having to tape it to the handset because the suction cup sometimes popped off. You can still buy this kind of microphone or use your smartphone with […]

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Apple makes a splash with new waterproof iPhone patent

Apple today published an intriguing patent application with a unique method for waterproofing future devices — by covering ports, like those for USB or headphones, with self-healing seals. Described as an, “electronic device with hidden connector,” the invention describes how self-healing elastomeric material could seal each of the ports, which would then be opened by puncturing […]

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5 Apple accessories every bit as crappy as the iPhone battery case

The consensus view of Apple’s newly launched hunchback iPhone battery case is that it should ideally be hidden from human view, spending its life in isolation ringing bells in Notre Dame. Immediately upon release, the Internet filled with loud, angry protesters saying this kind of thing would never have happened in Steve Jobs’ day (and […]

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Want USB on your iPhone? There’s an adapter for that

Apple’s Lightning to USB connector has ostensibly been about connecting your iPad to a camera to import images directly to your tablet. Now, with iOS 9.2, it looks like the same adapter can be used on your iPhone to get photos onto your smaller-screened device. There’s even some evidence that the Lightning to USB adapter […]

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Tim Cook is big fan of iPhone battery case’s lovely little hump

Tim Cook saw all the complaints fanboys levied against the ugly new Smart Battery Case his company unveiled this week, but the Apple CEO is defending the controversial new product, claiming Apple’s designers  used ‘great insight’ to solve a crutial flaw facing most battery cases. “The guys had this great insight to put the bend […]

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Pro Tip: How to sign PDFs on your iPhone

There are times when you need to sign a contract or other document that comes over via email. You could print it out, sign with a pen, and then scan it back to the recipient, of course, but that takes forever. Might as well fax it. If you get a PDF form via the Mail […]

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New iPhone app helps you form your dream band

Alex Gorokhovskiy is like a lot of musicians – broke and in search of compatible bandmates. But instead of investing in recording demos or outfitting his own group, he’s spending on everyone else who has ever wanted to play music and be in a band. Gorokhovskiy created the social media app Encore Music, which is […]

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