Tag Archive: Owners


U.S. iPhone owners are cheapskates when it comes to apps

If you want to strike it rich on the App Store, here’s a hint: make a game. Americans who own an iPhone spent an average of $ 35 on apps and in-app purchases last year, only instead of forking over cash for productivity or education apps, the majority of that money goes to gaming. App marketing […]

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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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These are the features Apple Watch owners love most

The average Apple Watch user checks his or her timepiece four to five times an hour, and are most likely to use the device’s Maps function, according to two separate studies. Carried out by Wristly.com and researchers at the University of Stockholm’s Mobile Life Centre, the two surveys quizzed Apple Watch owners on their typical usage, […]

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‘Chipgate’ app returning to fuel iPhone owners’ fears

The app that Chipgate made famous is returning to the App Store after a brief hiatus. Developer Lirum Labs has told Cult of Mac that its diagnostic tool, that can tell people which A9 processor their iPhone 6s contains, is back by popular demand. “As the App was an old version, some crashes were reported, […]

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Jimmy Kimmel’s iPhone 6s gag makes Apple owners look foolish

We’re all pretty excited about the upcoming release of the iPhone 6s, Apple’s latest and shiniest hardware. And it seems that some people are so excited about the new phone that it makes them forget a bunch of things — like what an original iPhone looks like. Kimmel sent an interviewer out on the street, […]

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iPhone owners snap up all of Samsung’s test drive devices

Samsung has been forced to postpone its Ultimate Test Drive promotion that gives iPhone owners the opportunity to try out its latest devices free for 30 days. The South Korean company says it ran out of test drive devices in just a few hours after “overwhelming demand.” Samsung kicked off the promotion just a few days ago, […]

iPhone users are 50% dirtier than Android owners

iPhone owners are 50 percent dirtier than Android users, according to a new study commissioned by the U.K.-based online retailer Brighthouse. Brighthouse tested 170 items as part of its study, including game controllers, remote controls, laptop computers and 38 different phones — with 24 being iPhones and 14 being unspecified Android devices. A “hygiene score” […]

Sorry, Apple Watch owners, there’s no Snapchat app on the way

Developers have been eager to capitalize on the Apple Watch hype, with thousands of apps already available, but according to Snapchat’s CEO, it’s going to be a long time until you’re able to check your snaps on Jony Ive’s timepiece.… Read more ›

MacBook Pro owners: check your screens

MacBook Pro owners the world over are complaining that the anti-reflective display coating on their mid-2012 to mid-2014 models is just rubbing off. And to our eyes, the problem seems bad enough to warrant a recall. The complaints are being… Read more ›

iPhone 6 Plus owners use twice as much data as those who buy the iPhone 6

The bigger the screen, the more data you use. That’s the maxim that anyone looking to min-max their data plan every month should follow if they want to keep their bills low. According to a new report from Citrix, if… Read more ›