Wednesday, November 27, 2013
If you’re shopping for a new iPhone this holiday season, Apple has two new handsets to choose from. The iPhone 5s is the higher-end model, but are its upgrades worth the extra US$100?
Read more www.gizmag.com
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Jonesing for a shiny new iPhone but bummed out that Apple doesn’t want your old handset after you splashed it with the garden hose last summer? Good news, the company appears to be loosening up on trade-ins with water damage.
If you’re switching from iPhone to Android, you have picture-perfect problem. Over the course of your time with the iPhone, you’ve taken tons of photos with its stellar iSight camera. You certainly don’t want to lose those pictures when you make the move to Android, and need a way to get those pictures on your new phone quickly and easily. Fortunately, Google’s Google+ social network will have your pictures backed up to your Google account in no time if you follow these steps.
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Friday, November 08, 2013
First, there was Braven’s 6-series, defined by the 650. Then, there was the 8-series, started by 850 HD. Now Incipio’s speaker brand has introduced Braven 710 ($170), the first 7-series Bluetooth wireless speaker, and not surprisingly, it sits somewhere between the two lineups in terms of features, size, and design — yet it’s currently selling for the same price as the 650.
Read more www.ilounge.com
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s phone conversations are far more interesting than our own, but it’s no reason to be complacent. “We’re basically turning citizens into human intel for the country. Welcome to the Surveillance State,” said software developer Andrew Stone.
Read more www.currentargus.com
Today we were present at the Gemalto Security for Mobile Banking Conference in London. The conference gave a good overview of concerns and solutions in the mobile security space. Gemalto provides a large portion of the worlds smartcard, simcard and banking security solutions.
Read more site.itude.com
Back in June, Apple started offering iPhone display replacement and other repairs at its Apple retail stores. 9to5Mac reports that Apple is planning to offer in-store display replacement for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c as well.
Read more www.iphonehacks.com
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Have you searched for your business using voice search on your smartphone? If you have an iPhone or an iPad, ask Siri for a phrase that should suggest your business, as well as searching for your business by name.
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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
More and more toddlers — even babies — are spending part of their day looking at and interacting with smartphones and tablets. A recent survey found that 38 percent of children under 2 had used mobile devices like iPhones, tablets or Kindles.
How young is too young for an iPhone?
Read more learning.blogs.nytimes.com
In reporting its latest quarterly earnings today, Apple announced record fourth-quarter sales of iPhones—33.8 million, up 26 percent from 26.9 million in the same quarter last year—along with virtually flat iPad sales of 14.1 million this quarter, up from 14 million last year.
Read more www.engadget.com
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Apple released iOS 7 just over a month back, and the all-new user interface has received its fair share of criticism and even given some folks a headache. Thankfully with the release of iOS 7.0.3, Apple has given users an option to stop the headaches.
Read more www.iphonehacks.com
Every new piece of hardware and every new software release contains bugs. Some affect lots of users. Some affect a small minority of users. Some only show up once users start adding applications and, well, actually using the new stuff the way users do.
Read more www.gottabemobile.com
Friday, October 25, 2013
Apple online stores in various locales around the world have begun going down in preparation for the second phase of the iPhone 5s and 5c global rollout, notes MacRumors. Just as with countries in North America and Europe in September, lines have also begun forming at Apple resellers in the 35 additional countries.
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3D was the big craze a couple of years ago, and it’s still a big deal at cinemas, but it hasn’t really caught on. Seene is a new iOS app that brings 3D to the iPhone, but in a form that doesn’t require glasses, or any special screens. Instead, it just uses the iPhone camera, and a little bit of app development skill to capture more of a scene, and compose it into 3D.
Read more applenapps.com
Thursday, October 24, 2013
I have recently had my iPhone 5 replaced at the apple store due to an antenna failure. At the time it was running iOS 7 and upon handing it over to receive the new one, iCloud was disabled and the phone was then erased and restored.
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Soon after iOS 7 came out, a pair of holes in the lockscreen were outed and then quickly fixed in iOS 7.0.2. It turns out that Apple didn’t fix future problems of this sort proactively, because the just-announced iOS 7.0.3 closes three more locked-phone holes.
Read more nakedsecurity.sophos.com
Yesterday Apple added a new keychain feature to iCloud for users of OS X Mavericks and iOS 7.0.3. Your Mac and iPhone have always had a keychain, which stores passwords for you so that you don’t have to retype them every time you reconnect to WiFi or check your email. But now iCloud can be used to keep this keychain in sync across all of your devices.
Read more jimmymacsupport.com
Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, announces the recent release of Kaspersky Safe Browser for iOS, a new free app to ensure users are safe while surfing the web on their iPhone and iPad devices.
Read more www.ilonggotechblog.com
Lusting after the gold iPhone 5s but love Android too much? Fear not as Goophone is here to fulfil your wishes. The Chinese company, known for releasing cheap clones of the iPhone running Android, has released its latest handset – the Goophone i5S.
Read more www.techgreatest.com
During the iPad event, Apple promised that they have twenty updates ready for their apps, and three more have just been released. It started with iLife & iWork, and has now spread to Podcasts, Find My iPhone, and iTunes Movies Trailers.
Read more applenapps.com