Sunday, January 06, 2013
Are you finding your iPhone 5 battery life just doesn’t go as far with iOS 6.0.2 as it did prior to installing this week’s update? If so, you may not be alone, judging from posts on Apple’s support forums. AppleInsider is reporting that “a small number of users” on Apple’s official support forums appear to be having battery life issues with their iPhone 5 following the iOS 6.0.2 update rolled out on Tuesday.
Read more www.maclife.com
When the first iPhone was released on AT&T’s network, it was widely criticized for being a lousy phone despite its powerful capabilities as a tiny touch-screen computer. Now it might gain a reputation for being a subpar clock.
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It seems we have more evidence that the iPhone has come of age as a true gaming platform — sitting next to the Xbox and other consoles — thanks to the zombie apocalypse.
Telltale Games, a venture-backed San Francisco-based startup, appears to be making money hand-over-fist for a cinematic game called “The Walking Dead,” based on the comic series. Many game-review outlets — such as Wired, Spike TV and Metacritic – have declared it the “game of the year” for its storytelling and choose-your-own-adventure style.
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Zeppelin, a jailbreak tweak, showed us that it was easily possible to change the carrier logo of your iOS device, whether it be an iPhone or a 3G/4G iPad but non-jailbroken users were left out.
Read more absinthejailbreak.com
Ladies and gents, it has landed. Yes, Auxo, the highly anticipated jailbreak tweak that reinvents the iOS app switcher has gone public on Cydia.
Read more www.idownloadblog.com
The most popular resolution each New Year is to lose weight or get in shape. The App Store is filled with apps for weight loss, fitness and nutrition tracking. So which are among the best? Which will help you achieve your goals this year and beyond? Read on for the best apps to lose weight on the iPhone. We’ve also included some high tech iPhone accessories that are worthy of consideration as you begin your weight loss journey.
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We made it. 2013! A whole new year and a slew of possibilities ahead. Sure, we all start off the year making the same resolutions – spend money more wisely, go to the gym, eat healthier, spend more time with family and friends, travel more, etc. but how many of us actually follow through on these goals? Look no further than your smartphone to help turn New Year’s resolutions into successes.
Read more bostinno.com
Your iPhone is always with you, and that makes it the perfect tool for tracking milage so you’re ready when the time comes to claim your expenses or work on your taxes. But what’s the perfect mileage tracking for the iPhone?
Read more www.imore.com
Saturday, January 05, 2013
Apple OLED rumors never die. This time these are rather different rumors. According to a Chinese tech blog, Apple and Intel are jointly developing a bluetooth smart watch. This new iWatch (or whatever they’ll call it) will have a 1.5” touch PMOLED, apparently made by RitDisplay.
Read more www.oled-info.com
Find My iPhone and Find My iPad are security features that make it simple to locate lost iOS devices by tracking them on maps through GPS. A potential problem is that after a device has been lost, or perhaps more accurately, after a device has been stolen, GPS or Find My iPhone can be turned off which thereby disables the Find My iPhone service’s ability to track the missing device.
Read more osxdaily.com
If you’re the kind person who likes to watch phone drop test videos, you’ve probably seen a few for the iPhone 5 by now. But have you seen one in which the device was dropped from 100,000 feet?
Read more www.webpronews.com
Do you really need a 64GB iPhone? My friends, that is the $100-$200 question that you may find yourself asking one day soon, standing at the counter of the AT&T or Verizon store, clueless as to your iPhone storage needs.
Read more www.huffingtonpost.com
27-year-old Nadav Nirenberg from Brooklyn had his iPhone 4 stolen recently, but he got it back thanks to some quick thinking. All that he needed was a fake OkCupid profile showing off a busty 24-year-old, and a hammer.
Read more thenextweb.com
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Siri doubles as a great hands-free helper with some extremely useful voice commands, but sometimes Siri can really mangle pronunciation of names that aren’t outright obvious. If you’re finding that Siri routinely either mispronounces a name or doesn’t understand a request regarding a certain contact, try adding special phonetic spelling fields to the troubled contacts:
Read more osxdaily.com
The official guide to Fishlabs‘ award-winning open space shooter Galaxy on Fire 2™ is now also available on the iPhone. The extensive compendium, which has been developed in cooperation with Steel Media Ltd., offers a comprehensive, interactive and appealing overview of the GOF2 universe to newbie pilots and veteran players alike. With tons of insider information about the main game and its two add-ons Valkyrie™ and Supernova™, the guide marks an essential addition to the best sci-fi shooter and trader on the App Store!
Since the release of Apple’s own mapping solution found on iOS 6, the app has received generally unfavorable reviews. Most critics have described Apple Maps as inaccurate and lacking in features compared to Google Maps. But after Apple ditched Google Maps as the native mapping app for iOS after around five years, users had little choice for the past several months.
Read more www.ifans.com
GO SMS 1.5.0-1: GO DEV Team has released GO SMS 1.5.0-1 for iPhone iOS 6 at BigBoss Repo. GO SMS v1.5.0-1 is an iPhone Tweak which allows you to enjoy the all time #1 messaging app, GO SMS, on Android platform is now available to iOS users.
Read more www.iphonefamily.net
Apple has been awarded a patent for the design of the original iPhone. It was designed by Steve Jobs and Jony Ive. The original iPhone had am aluminum back, much like the iPhone 5 does now.
Read more ismashphone.com
Since the initial excitement after the iPhone 5?s launch, we have seen very little of the purported Android powered clones which were all over the news at the time, but of the few we have seen this quad-core model could be the best.
Read more www.gizchina.com
Apple has released an iOS update for the iPhone 5 and iPad mini, bringing the iOS version for those devices up to 6.0.2. The release notes for the iPhone note only that an unnamed Wi-Fi bug has been fixed.
Read more www.macrumors.com