Even if you think you know everything about the iPhone, there’s a good chance you don’t know these five tricks. Business Insider has put together a video of five “hard-to-find” iPhone tricks that it says are known only to “power users.” While this may or may not be the case, we’d never heard of these tricks ourselves and we imagine that you’ll find them useful as well. More →
If you would have told me a few years ago that Google would be the company behind some of the best mobile software in the world – across all mobile platforms — I would have laughed in your face. Google has been the search king for more than a decade and there’s no question that its advertising products are gold, but early versions of Android were… not great.
Fast forward to 2015, however, and Google is the brains behind some of the most beautiful and useful apps on the planet. More →
We interrupt your regularly scheduled program to issue a brief plea. Please, for the love of whatever it is you love, stop whining about iOS 8.2 and the new Apple Watch app it added to your home screen. Seriously, we cannot stress enough how absolutely, positively, pathetically ridiculous you sound.
We idly sat by when people complained about things like not being able to delete stock iOS apps and seeing U2’s album automatically appear in the Music app, but come on… enough is enough. More →
Looking to expand the capabilities of your precious iPhone or iPad? We help you each and every weekday with a new list of paid iOS apps that are on sale for free, and we have another solid one for you today. These limited-time sales could be over at any minute, so be sure to download anything that looks appealing right away.
A new report from The Intercept claims that both the CIA and British intelligence have, for years, been working hard to skirt around the “layers of encryption” that Apple has implemented on the iPhone.
The revelations, sourced from Edward Snowden, detail for the first time just how laser focused the CIA has been in not only cracking encryption on the iPhone, but on the Mac as well. More →
Google is continuing its hostile takeover of your iPhone with the release of its Calendar app this week. Previously only available on Android, Google Calendar hit the App Store on Tuesday, giving iPhone users another reason to drag a first-party Apple app into an unused folder, never to be opened again. More →
Apple’s big Apple Watch event was clearly the highlight of the day on Monday for Apple fans, but we also gave you another reason to get excited: a bunch of paid iPhone and iPad apps that were on sale for free for a limited time. Today, we’re back with a fresh new list that definitely includes some great apps — but they’re only free if you hurry, because these sales could end at any time.
Apple on Monday announced details for its brand new product, the Apple Watch, a device that’s expected to become another big success for the company. Even though Apple might have a tough time convincing users they actually need to strap a tiny screen on their wrists, something other smartwatch makers are struggling with as well, a new study suggests the iPhone maker will be far more successful than rivals. More →
Well what do you know? After holding off on iOS 8.2’s release a touch longer than initially expected, Apple has pushed iOS 8.2 out to the public. As we noted in an exclusive report last week, iOS 8.2 brings plenty of enhancements, stability improvements, bug fixes and more to Apple’s mobile devices. It also includes a number of improvements to the Health app, Apple Watch compatibility and some more behind-the-scenes changes. More →
The big news today for Apple fans is obviously the huge Apple Watch event Apple is hosting today, but we’re still taking the time to put a nice little list together of solid paid iPhone and iPads apps that are on sale for free. Someday soon we may be able to include Apple Watch apps that are on sale as well, but until then you’ll have to settle for these seven nifty iOS apps that will work wonderfully on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. More →
When Apple introduced the ability to disable some of the animation effects that were bothering people in iOS 7, it also introduced a loophole in iOS that enabled a very cool little trick many iPhone and iPad users really enjoy. It wasn’t exactly Apple’s intention, but it also isn’t hurting anyone so Apple hasn’t seen a need to fix it.
One of the consistent gripes from iPhone users is that their favorite device offers puny battery life compared to offerings from Samsung, LG and other big smartphone manufacturers. In an interview with The Financial Times, Apple design boss Jony Ive offers what seems like a really strange explanation for why Apple won’t build a thicker phone with a bigger battery. More →