Tag Archive: iPhone


You won’t have to remove your iPhone case to use these lenses

Lens attachments for your iPhone can bring a fresh point of view to your photos but there are drawbacks. Some force you to remove the phone’s protective case to properly fit the lens. Others require a sticky mounting plate. The mount for the Iris lenses by Photojojo looks like a little girl’s ponytail holder with […]

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Mini shock-absorbers could save your next iPhone from a nasty drop

Apple’s always on the lookout for ways to improve the resiliency of its devices. For this reason, the U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office today published a new patent application from the company — calling for retractable drop-proof bumpers to be built into future iPhone housing, capable of doubling as a flotation device in case your handset accidentally lands in […]

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Bing’s redesigned iPhone app focuses on instant answers

Microsoft released a completely revamped Bing app for iPhone today with a redesigned home page and a much larger emphasis on instant answers to search queries. Finding what you’re looking for now takes much less time.  It’s possible that this release is a stepping stone to the iOS debut of Cortana, Microsoft’s answer to Google […]

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Your iPhone is the key to this smart padlock

Buy a shiny new padlock and hold in your hand something that hasn’t changed much since the Romans used them 500 years before Christ. The ubiquitous lock has a u-shaped shackle that connects to a body containing a mechanism that locks and unlocks with a key or combination wheel. Keys get lost and combination codes […]

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Apple could sell an updated iPhone 5s with better internals

There have been plenty of reports about a possible new 4-inch iPhone in the works. A new report, however, claims that the device is essentially an “iPhone 5s Mark II,” and even runs through the supposed internal components of the handset. Best of all, it’s reportedly ready for production and can be shipped any time […]

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Pro Tip: Max out your iPhone battery life with this extreme trick

My iPhone 6 Plus is a battery hog. I routinely get around 12 hours off of one full charge. I carry around external battery packs to make sure I’m not short when it matters. I’d do pretty much anything to increase the amount of battery I have left at the end of the day, including […]

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This spliff-holding iPhone case is anything but half-baked

A good iPhone case protects your handset from the blunt force of a fall. Then there’s the case that protects the force of your blunts. The iHit is a case for the iPhone 6 and 6s with a slide out odor-free compartment that can stash up to five pre-rolled marijuana cigarettes. It is the latest […]

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4-inch iPhone 6c tipped for release in mid-2016

A 4-inch iPhone 6c is rapidly becoming the iPhone equivalent to the Sasquatch — something much discussed, but never actually witnessed. However, according to China’s IHS Technology Research Director Kevin Wang, we should keep faith because this mythical device is really on the way — and will be with customers by the middle of next year. […]

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iPad Pro packs enough pixels to fit an iPhone screen between its icons

The iPad Pro’s display is huge. 5.6 million pixels huge. It’s hard to comprehend just how gigantic a display with ‘78% more display area than the iPad Air 2’ is, so developer Dennis Munsie put it into the perspective by showing that there’s actually more pixels inbetween the iPad Pro’s app icons, than there are […]

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Powerful little stand charges Apple Watch and iPhone together

I think I expected too much of the Trident Valet, but now that we’ve gotten past our initial squabbling, I think we’ll be just fine. The Apple Watch stand/case/charger, which has its own self-contained charger and an auxiliary port that lets you power up a second device while you top off your watch, will not […]

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