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8 awesome paid iPhone apps you can get for free right now

By on October 13, 2014 at 10:20 AM.

8 awesome paid iPhone apps you can get for free right now

We finished last week with eight great paid iPhone and iPad apps that were available to download for free for a limited time, and we’re starting off a new week exactly the same way. Today’s batch of paid iOS apps that are on sale for free has a particularly wide scope, covering everything from productivity apps and a creative calendar app to photo editors and one of our favorite route trackers. And as always, if you want them all for free, you’d better hurry. More →

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iPhone Ethan Messaging App

There’s a messaging app that’s even more ridiculous than Yo

By on October 12, 2014 at 9:30 AM.

There’s a messaging app that’s even more ridiculous than Yo

If you think Yo is one of the silliest apps ever created — although some people might find certain special uses for it — you’d be wrong, because at least with Yo, you can sort-of communicate with your friends. The silliest messaging app ever created might be Ethan, available as a free download from the App Store, that only serves one strange purpose, and that’s to communicate with Ethan… and Ethan alone. More →

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iPad iPhone Google Search Results

Just how big is the popularity divide between the iPhone and iPad?

By on October 10, 2014 at 10:45 PM.

Just how big is the popularity divide between the iPhone and iPad?

Next week brings the introduction of the brand new iPad. The hype seems to be a bit less than that of the iPhone 6 reveal. So just how much do Apple fans care about the iPad versus the iPhone? It turns out, the difference is pretty huge.

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Toilet Art

This hilarious iPhone and Android app was designed to be used on the toilet

By on October 10, 2014 at 9:30 PM.

This hilarious iPhone and Android app was designed to be used on the toilet

We might not always talk about it, but smartphone users have developed the habit of always using their handsets while in the bathroom. Now, a new app wants people to stop hiding behind closed doors and proudly share art they draw on their surroundings while using public and private rest rooms around the world. More →

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iPhone 6 Accessories Record Profits

Apple isn’t the only company getting rich off of the iPhone 6

By on October 10, 2014 at 6:15 PM.

Apple isn’t the only company getting rich off of the iPhone 6

With record iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales comes the equally impressive sales of iPhone accessories. In the two weeks following the announcement of the iPhone 6 lineup, accessory sales reached a record $249 million, according to the latest data from market research firm NPD Group.

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Best Free iPhone Apps

8 awesome paid iPhone apps you can download for free right now (save $32!)

By on October 10, 2014 at 10:20 AM.

8 awesome paid iPhone apps you can download for free right now (save $32!)

Another week has passed us by, but not before BGR sneaks in one last round of nifty paid iPhone and iPad apps that are on sale for free for a limited time. Thursday’s list had a few gems on it, and some of them can still be downloaded for free if you move quickly. Today, however, we have a fresh batch of eight apps that are definitely worth checking out. Pick and choose the ones you like or download them all and save $32 in the process — either way, you should hurry because there’s no telling when these sales will end. More →

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iOS 8 Features

This great iOS 8 tip will make your iPhone read text to you

By on October 9, 2014 at 3:11 PM.

This great iOS 8 tip will make your iPhone read text to you

We’ve covered dozens upon dozens of great iOS 8 tips over the past month or so in an effort to ensure that users get the most out of their iPhones and iPads after updating them. After all, iOS 8 includes hundreds upon hundreds of user-facing and behind-the-scenes changes, many of which can potentially have a big impact on how you use your iOS device. We try to zero in on one tip or trick that is particularly interesting or helpful from time to time, and today we’ll discuss how to get your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to read text aloud so you can focus elsewhere. More →

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iOS 8 Features

10 iOS 8 features you might want to disable

By on October 9, 2014 at 11:35 AM.

10 iOS 8 features you might want to disable

Since iOS 8 was released to the public last month, we have seen dozens of guides that show off tips and tricks to help users take full advantage of all the new features. These guides are clearly useful since iOS 8 is packed with so much great new functionality, but none of them really take into account the millions of people who might not think all of those new features are so great. For the many iOS users out there who aren’t as open to change, or who want to get rid of some of the new things they might not have a use for, there are 10 iOS 8 features in particular that you might want to disable. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

7 awesome paid iPhone and iPad apps that are free for a limited time (save $56!)

By on October 9, 2014 at 10:20 AM.

7 awesome paid iPhone and iPad apps that are free for a limited time (save $56!)

Thursday is a new day and with it, new paid iPhone and iPad apps have been made available for free for a limited time. Solid paid apps on sale for free have been a bit scarce this week, but things definitely picked up on Thursday and we’ve put together a great list of seven iPhone and iPad apps that are normally worth a combined $56, but you can download each and every one of them for free right now if you hurry. More →

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Chromecast iOS App Update

Google updates the Chromecast iOS app with a bunch of great new features

By on October 8, 2014 at 8:15 PM.

Google updates the Chromecast iOS app with a bunch of great new features

Google on Wednesday updated its popular Chromecast app for iPhone and iPad users, adding plenty of new features for users to play around with. It previously announced the feature named Backdrop at Google I/O but this new update adds a whole lot more.

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Detroit Man Trades House For iPhone

Detroit man will give you his house for an iPhone 6… but it’s not as great a deal as it sounds

By on October 8, 2014 at 4:15 PM.

Detroit man will give you his house for an iPhone 6… but it’s not as great a deal as it sounds

It’s no secret the demand for the iPhone 6 is huge, but what would you be willing to trade to get one if you don’t have the funds to buy one? Over in Detroit, one homeowner who can’t get rid of his house and is willing to trade it for an iPhone 6 Plus.

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iPhone Sapphire Display Covers

Don’t hold your breath for a sapphire-protected iPhone display

By on October 8, 2014 at 7:45 AM.

Don’t hold your breath for a sapphire-protected iPhone display

GT Advanced Technologies’ unexpected Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing might spell trouble for Apple’s iPhone-related sapphire plans, KGI Securities’ Ming-Chi Kuo said in a note to customers seen by AppleInsider. The analyst, who accurately predicted many details about unreleased Apple products in the past, says GTAT’s problems won’t affect Apple’s Apple Watch production plans, but that they may impact Apple’s future iPhone production plans. More →

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Bending iPhone iOS Features

Why you’ll be annoyed if your future iPhone doesn’t bend

By on October 7, 2014 at 10:35 AM.

Why you’ll be annoyed if your future iPhone doesn’t bend

Apple’s iPhone 6 models have been recently criticized for bending in certain places following a specific kind of applied pressure, but a newly discovered patent seems to indicate that some of Apple’s future mobile devices may indeed come with screen-bending features that are anything but an accident. Awarded on October 7th and first discovered by AppleInsider, U.S. patent No. 8,855,727 describes mobile devices with flexible displays that can be bent to trigger certain content-repeated features. More →

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