Look, we all know that cheating is bad. It goes without saying. But if that doesn’t bother you and you’re sick of seeing all the kids in your neighborhood run around snatching up all the Pokemon while you lazily shovel potato chips into your face, we’ve got just the cheat for you. It lets you use the official Pokemon Go app to play the game just like everyone else uses, but you’ll be able to have your character walk around independently of your actual location. In other words, you won’t even have to stop shoveling those potato chips into your face to catch that rare Pokemon three towns over. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. More →
Something interesting has been happening behind the scenes here at BGR over the past couple of weeks. As we’ve been sharing more and more leaked photos and videos of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 7, more and more people have been emailing us with a curious concern. Here’s an example of a leaked video that shows the new Note 7 in action, and almost every time we publish one, we get emails from people concerned about rumors that the only available version of the Galaxy Note 7 will have curved edges on either side of the display.
We love the edge design — it makes the large Galaxy S7 edge shockingly comfortable and easy to use with one hand. But apparently not everyone is into it, and people are worried that there won’t be a flat option for the Galaxy Note 7.
Well, perhaps this newly leaked photo will put your mind at ease. More →
If all goes according to plan, we’re currently about a month and a week away from seeing Apple’s next-generation iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus get official. A recent report from a reputable source has pegged September 16th as Apple’s release date for the new iPhone 7 models, which means an announcement will likely come on the Tuesday or Wednesday prior to that date. Monday September 5th is Labor Day, so Apple certainly isn’t going to host a press conference on the 5th. That means that we can expect to see the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus become a reality on either Tuesday September 6th, or Wednesday September 7th.
Of course, you don’t have to wait that long at all to get up close and personal with Apple’s upcoming new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. More →
Remember back in April when we told you about a nifty trick that let you completely change the look of your iPhone’s home screen without having to jailbreak your device? For some odd reason, using a very small image as the wallpaper on your iPhone caused iOS to hiccup and display all of your device’s folder icons as circles rather than the standard rounded squares.
Well, this bizarre glitch is back and it still works on the latest version of iOS, which Apple just released last week. More →
What goes up must come down, and Apple is in the midst of a tough lesson in gravity at the moment. The company’s second-quarter earnings report this past April marked the first time Apple had ever reported a decline in iPhone sales. Of course, the decline was expected by anyone who was paying attention — after astronomical iPhone 6 sales fueled by pent-up demand for iPhones with larger displays, there was simply no way Apple was going to be able to keep pace with an incremental “S” upgrade. What was unexpected, however, was how dramatic that sales decline would be.
With the second quarter behind us and serious questions surrounding the future of Apple’s core business swirling, all eyes were still fixed on the iPhone ahead of Tuesday’s fiscal Q3 earnings report. More →
Chinese iPhone hackers just released a new jailbreak tool for the latest versions of iOS and not one day later, we already have a better option.
On Monday we told you about the newly updated Pangu jailbreak tool, which offered anyone with a Windows PC a means to jailbreak an iPhone or iPad running any version of iOS from iOS 9.2 through to the just-released iOS 9.3.3. There are some big caveats beyond the need for a Windows PC though, namely that this was a “semi-untethered” jailbreak that require a few extra steps each time a phone is rebooted.
Now, just one day later, there’s a new and improved jailbreak that could be the simplest way to jailbreak and iPhone that we’ve seen in years. More →
Following yesterday’s post — where you’ll find several freebies that are still available for download, mind you — we’re back with yet another installment in our series covering paid iPhone and iPad apps that go on sale for free. We’ve selected the best of the bunch for Tuesday, and they’re all laid out for you in the post below. More →
Can there possibly still be any questions left unanswered after all of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus leaks we’ve seen over the past month or so? As impossible as it might seem, there actually are still several questions that remain unanswered. We know what Apple’s new iPhones will look like and we might even know exactly when they’re set to be released thanks to a big leak earlier this week. But there are some big mysteries that remain, and we’ve been waiting for one leak in particular to arrive so that what is perhaps the biggest iPhone 7 mystery out there might finally be solved.
The good news is that the leak we’ve been waiting for is finally here. The bad news is that unfortunately, it doesn’t bring us any closer to getting answers. More →
Apple’s iPhone has been my main cell phone ever since just after the first model was released back in 2007. To be honest, I don’t see that changing anytime soon. While it was a bit rough around the edges in the early days, Android has grown into a refined and stable mobile platform. It also continues to be more versatile than iOS will ever be, and Android phone makers have come out with some gorgeous hardware that matches or even bests Apple’s iPhones in many ways. But iOS still offers a user experience and a third-party app ecosystem that are both vastly superior to Android in my opinion, and the hardware isn’t half bad either — especially with the new and improved iPhone 7 on the horizon.
That said, there are still plenty of Android features that make me jealous, and that rings especially true for the newest Android feature Google just introduced. More →
We may very well have reached the peak of the iPhone 7 rumor cycle, Apple fans. At this point, unless just about every reliable Apple source out there has been grossly misguided, we know almost everything there is to know about Apple’s upcoming next-generation iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. We know what they’ll look like, we know about a host of new features they’ll likely include, we know about most of the biggest changes compared to this year’s iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, and we even probably know exactly when Apple’s new iPhones will be released.
As much as Apple fans already know, however, they still haven’t grown tired of getting early peeks at next-gen iPhone 7 models. And now, a new video gives us what is undoubtedly our best look yet at the upcoming new iPhone 7. More →
The irony wasn’t lost on me when I realized the most annoying thing about the Apple Watch shortly after I purchased one last year. It was the charging cable. Well, the 27 minutes it took to open and refresh any app was probably the most annoying thing, but the charging cable was a close second. The good news was the fact that the Apple Watch finally came with a charging cable that was actually long enough to reach from a wall outlet to a table, unlike any other iOS device Apple has ever released (hence the irony). The bad news was that it was a proprietary wireless charger, so it meant yet another cable to carry around while traveling. Forgetting it was all too easy, and wouldn’t be long before the first time I traveled and left my Watch charger behind.
Thankfully, someone finally created the Apple Watch charger Apple should have released from the get-go. More →
It’s a tiny bit amusing that despite everything we know about Apple’s upcoming next-generation iPhone, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus/Pro, there are still some pretty basic things we don’t know.
We know just about exactly what the iPhone 7 is going to look like, and we also know what the larger iPhone 7 Plus will look like. We know the phones will lose the 3.5mm audio port and gain thinner housings with redesigned antenna lines that are much easier on the eyes. We also know that both phones will feature new and improved cameras, though the camera on the Plus model will be a much bigger upgrade than the one on the smaller iPhone 7.
But ironically, we still don’t know one of the most basic things about these two upcoming new phones: We have no idea what they’ll be called. More →
Monday marks the start of yet another week packed full of paid iPhone and iPad apps that are on sale for free. Today we’ve got plenty of good ones for you to check out, includes some fun games, a great task manager that integrates seamlessly with Google, an app that’ll clean up your phone book, and plenty more. More →