We saw plenty of great feedback following yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, and there are even still a few sales in that post that haven’t ended yet, so be sure to check them out. Today, of course, we have a fresh batch of iOS apps on sale. There are eight apps on today’s list and as always, these sales might only last for a few more hours so hurry if you want to save! More →
Microsoft is still struggling in the smartphone business, where it’s a distant third player, well behind Google and Apple when it comes to market share. But the company is certainly doing a lot better when it comes to smartphone applications, as Microsoft has some very popular mobile apps available on both iPhone and Android. And the company is reportedly going to launch a new iPhone app soon called Flow that might change the way you email and text. More →
A survey commissioned by AT&T reveals that smartphone owners are doing a lot more things on their devices they’re not supposed to do than just texting while driving. More →
Ever since the launch of the iPhone 5, consumers have been waiting patiently for an official dock from Apple. Two and a half years later, we can finally buy one. Apple quietly put the iPhone Lightning Dock up for sale on the Apple Store website on Tuesday morning for $39.00 with an expected shipping time of 1-3 business days. More →
In the age of smartphones, it seems odd that text messages would be sent to wrong numbers as often as they are. There are some instances where wrong number texts make sense. For example, when someone changes phones and gets a new number, it stands to reason that whoever ends up with their old number might get a few messages intended for the number’s original owner.
But wrong number texts happen much more frequently than that, and thankfully for us, they’re often hilarious. More →
There’s no question that we had some great paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free in Monday’s list. In fact, if you hurry back to that post, you can still download a few of them without paying a dime. Today, however, we have a fresh new list of seven paid iOS apps that are all on sale for a limited time. More →
Admit it or not, you’re addicted to your smartphone — in fact, chances are you’re reading this on a mobile device right now. If smartphone addiction weren’t bad enough, you’ll also have to know there’s one other potential side-effect of using the smartphone: A new report from Time says smartphones also make us more easily distracted. In fact, it seems that the more we interact with our mobile devices while we’re supposed to do something else, the more difficult it is for our brains to focus back on the matter at hand.
Over the weekend, Tim Cook was the keynote speaker at the George Washington University graduation. In typical fashion, the bulk of Cook’s speech focused on broad and important themes such as equality, social change, civil rights, and correcting injustices where and whenever it arises.
“Sidelines are not where you want to live your life, Cook said. “The world needs you in the arena. There are problems that need to be solved. Injustices that need to be ended. People that are still being persecuted.”
But before Cook got into the meat and potatoes of an otherwise inspiring speech, he couldn’t help but have a little but of fun at the expense of anyone in the crowd who just so happened to be carrying a non-iPhone smartphone, which in this day and age pretty much means Android and Windows Phones (sorry BlackBerry).
It’s time to start off another week on the right foot with a great list of paid iPhone and iPad apps that are on sale for free. We showed you dozens of deals last week, and this week we’re kicking things off with a list of eight paid iOS apps that can all be downloaded without paying a dime. As always, these sales could be over a week from now or a minute from now, so be sure to hurry. More →
With millions of new people continuing to buy Apple’s iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and other iPhone models each month, it’s important for us to remember that there are tons of great tips and tricks newer users simply don’t know about. Even when we cover handy tips and tricks on the site, it can be important to address them again down the road for these new users. It also helps existing users, of course, who can often forget about cool iPhone features because there’s just so much to remember in iOS.
Today, we want to bring one simple hidden iPhone feature to your attention that can be used to perform any one of six different functions in a fraction of a second. More →
On Friday afternoon, 9to5Mac shared a leaked internal document from Apple which indicates that several classic devices will become obsolete on June 9th. For those of you who aren’t aware, Apple eventually stops offering support for its older devices through its retail stores and approved service providers within 5-7 years after manufacturing has been discontinued. More →
There’s no getting around it — the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are the best smartphones Samsung has ever produced. Still, the freight train that is the iPhone is showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon, a feat made all the more impressive given that the holiday shopping season is behind us and new iPhone models are likely to be introduced in just about four months.
The Apple Watch is an amazing wearable device, even though it has certain flaws such as battery life and third-party app performance. The device also has a variety of hidden tricks and features that become apparent the more you use the device. But there’s also one hidden feature of the Watch that Apple hasn’t really talked about, and it’s one that could come in handy in many situations. More →