Saturday, January 05, 2013
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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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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:
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
Unlike emails which are stored on the cloud, SMS’s are saved on your phone and if anything were to happen to your phone, you’ll never see your precious SMS’s ever again. Because the iOS is such a closed system, you won’t be able to find an app that can backup and restore deleted SMS’s for you.
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SAN DIEGO — A man and woman who attempted to sell an iPhone through a Craigslist ad were wounded when the man who answered their ad shot them during a robbery attempt. The couple arranged to meet the potential buyer at about 11:30 p.m. Monday in the parking lot of McDonald’s restaurant on Friars Road near Qualcomm Stadium.
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Most gamers remember the first time they played a Grand Theft Auto title. It was eye opening as it introduced players to an open world or crime. It’s weird to think a game that was on consoles 10 years ago is on a mobile platform, but now gamers can revisit the ‘80’s with Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.
Read more www.digitaltrends.com
The iPhone is coming to Brazil. Again. Earlier this month, Apple finally brought its iconic handset to the country, but it turns out there’s now a second manufacturer planning to release a handset under the same name. That’s because IGB Electronica SA (under its Gradiente brand) today announced an “iphone” of its own.
Read more www.theverge.com
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Google-owned YouTube rolled out “Capture” on Monday, an iPhone- and iPod touch-centric iOS app that lets users film and share short video clips through various social media websites like Facebook and Twitter, offering yet another alternative to Apple’s first-party Camera app.
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Apple has released what is reportedly its final iOS 6.1 beta a few minutes ago, when it pushed out iOS 6.1 beta 4 for all iOS devices including the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Apple TV. Existing beta users can access the latest update via the General > Software Update section of the Settings.app.
Read more www.idownloadblog.com
Siri can already be used to complete some pretty nifty tasks, including fetching sports scores or directions across town, but having the virtual assistant manipulate things in your physical space is something entirely different. As Hack A Day reports, by combining some special Siri software with an ultra-cheap Raspberry Pi computer, forum goer DarkTherapy has come up with something truly brilliant.
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Photography lovers, enthusiasts, professional photographers and iPad and Smartphone Fans alike, smile more! The popular 500px app photo application, usually designed only for the iPad, has gone universal! This is because the photography application is now compatible for both the iPhone 5 and iOS 6 devices and is now available on Apple’s iTunes store.
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Monday, December 17, 2012
Fabulously Retro‘s Daniel Nicolae is back with another stunning, skeuomorphically splendid app for the iPhone. We’ve already taken a look at their previous apps — Meernotes and Meernotes 2, here on Beautiful Pixels and looking at their UI you already have a very good idea of what Rollie will be like.
Read more beautifulpixels.com