Best iPhone Camera Accessories

5 gadgets you can buy on Amazon that will take your iPhone 6 camera to the next level

By on January 30, 2015 at 12:25 PM.

5 gadgets you can buy on Amazon that will take your iPhone 6 camera to the next level

On Thursday we covered a very cool new gadget that can clip onto an iPhone or any other smartphone, tablet or laptop, and it completely changes the way your device captures photos. Unfortunately, the accessory isn’t yet available for purchase and it isn’t scheduled to begin shipping until early this summer. In the meantime, iOS apps can only do so much, but people looking to really up their iPhone 6 photography game already have a variety of nifty accessories to choose from.

Here are five of the coolest ones you can currently get on Amazon: More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free right now (save $42!)

By on January 30, 2015 at 11:35 AM.

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free right now (save $42!)

Another busy week is coming to a close and here on the East Coast, we survived the blizzard that never was. What better way to celebrate than with a fresh list of cool paid iPhone and iPad apps that can be downloaded for free for a limited time? Yesterday’s list was an awesome one, and a few gems are still available for free if you hurry.

Today, we have eight new apps for you that normally cost a combined $42 to download, but they’re all completely free for a short time. More →

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iPhone Camera Accessory

Cool new accessory completely changes the way your iPhone captures photos

By on January 29, 2015 at 3:50 PM.

Cool new accessory completely changes the way your iPhone captures photos

The images below are stills taken from a video, and no apps or clever visual effects were added. Instead, they were captured using a nifty new iPhone accessory called the “Trippy Clip,” which can clip onto any iPhone, iPad, Android device or even a laptop. The device is a small, inexpensive accessory that is currently in development, and it’s set to launch this summer. More →

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8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are all free for a limited time

By on January 29, 2015 at 10:45 AM.

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are all free for a limited time

We had some truly great paid iPhone and iPad apps for you yesterday that were all on sale for free for a limited time, and if you visit yesterday’s post you can still grab a few of them without paying a dime. Today, however, we have eight new paid iOS apps to share with you, and they’re all free downloads right now if you hurry. We definitely have some gems for you today, and one of our favorite word games is up first.

As always though, you had better download anything that looks appealing as soon as possible, because these sales could be over at any minute. More →

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iPhone Volume Measurement Video

Video shows how your iPhone has gotten progressively louder over the years

By on January 28, 2015 at 7:30 PM.

Video shows how your iPhone has gotten progressively louder over the years

Have you noticed that your iPhones have been getting progressively louder every time you upgrade? There’s a very good reason for that: It turns out that the iPhone’s speakers have been more-or-less getting louder with just about every new generation. More →

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Cheapest Flights

This brand new free iPhone app finds you cheap flights by predicting the future

By on January 28, 2015 at 1:35 PM.

This brand new free iPhone app finds you cheap flights by predicting the future

Travelling is stressful enough without the added pain of wondering if you’ll be able to afford this month’s rent if you book a direct flight to your destination. Air travel can be remarkably expensive, to the point where there are hundreds of websites dedicated to finding you the best price for a plane ticket. Most of them operate in much the same way, by scouring airlines’ websites and searching for the best prices on flights that meet your search criteria.

But now there’s a brand new iPhone app that takes a very different approach to finding you cheap flights: It predicts the future. More →

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iPhone vs. Android: What to Buy

15 reasons Android can be better than the iPhone

By on January 28, 2015 at 11:10 AM.

15 reasons Android can be better than the iPhone

Smartphone preference is always a hot topic among enthusiasts, with the iPhone vs. Android rivalry being the most obvious one since the smartphone revolution started by the original iPhone eight years ago. While Google’s Android is the most popular smartphone OS by market share, Apple is still a significant adversary, one that has never been beaten when it comes to smartphone profits. In fact, Apple on Tuesday announced record and estimates-smashing revenue, and most importantly, iPhone sales.

In light of this, Business Insider‘s 15 reasons why Android phones are better than the iPhone is an interesting read. More →

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7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are all free downloads right now

By on January 28, 2015 at 9:55 AM.

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are all free downloads right now

Yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free included some real gems, including a few that are still free if you hurry. For Wednesday, however, we have a fresh list with seven new paid iOS apps that are all on sale for free. Today’s list has some particularly good apps, and the first one listed below could quite possibly blow your mind.

But if you want them for free you had better rush, because these sales could be over at any time. More →

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Return Lost iPhone with Siri

One of Siri’s coolest tricks can help you quickly return a lost iPhone

By on January 27, 2015 at 3:30 PM.

One of Siri’s coolest tricks can help you quickly return a lost iPhone

Unless you’re the sort of person who keeps a lost iPhone you found in a bar — that’s still called stealing, by the way, and you might not get away with it — you can definitely try to return the device to the rightful owner  with the Find My iPhone functionality. The process is quite easy, and you don’t even have to unlock the phone to do it, as Siri can provide a more than helpful hand. More →

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iOS 8.1.3 Download

Apple releases iOS 8.1.3 update – download it now!

By on January 27, 2015 at 12:58 PM.

Apple releases iOS 8.1.3 update – download it now!

If you have a reasonably new iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, today is your lucky day. Forget about the blizzard ravaging the East Coast, Apple just released a brand new version of its iOS operating system to the public. More →

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8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads for a limited time

By on January 27, 2015 at 10:35 AM.

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads for a limited time

If there’s a better way to spend a day off in a blizzard than downloading awesome paid iPhone and iPad apps for free, we don’t know what it is. As various parts of the East Coast continue to be pummeled by snow and wind on Tuesday, we’re doing our best to take your minds off of the storm with eight solid paid iOS apps that are currently completely free to download. As always though, these sales could be over at any time, so be sure to hurry. More →

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iPhone vs. Android: How to Recover Deleted Photos

How to recover deleted photos from iPhone, Android, and other devices

By on January 23, 2015 at 2:05 PM.

How to recover deleted photos from iPhone, Android, and other devices

One reason why the iPhone is one of the most popular cameras on Flickr (second only to Canon in 2014) is that Apple realized a long time ago people love taking photos with smartphones, and it has constantly improved the cameras in its iPhones and iPads since launching them.

Similarly, other handset makers have released smartphones that are getting better and better at taking photos and recording videos. But being able to instantly snap a picture using your phone does come with some potential problems, such as accidentally deleting pictures from the phone’s built-in or user-replaceable storage system.

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Apple Phone Activations Q4 2014

The iPhone annihilated the competition in the fourth quarter of 2014

By on January 23, 2015 at 1:15 PM.

The iPhone annihilated the competition in the fourth quarter of 2014

If you’re in the U.S. and you activated a phone in the last quarter of 2014, chances are good that it was an iPhone. Based on the latest analysis from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), Apple’s phones accounted for 50% of all phone activations in Q4 2014, an astounding 28% jump over the previous quarter. More →

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