iPhone 6 Tricks You Probably Don’t Know But Should

iPhone 6 Tricks You Probably Don’t Know But Should

iPhone 6 Tricks You Probably Don’t Know But Should The launch of the iPhone 6 has plunged Apple headlong into yet another battle with technology rivals Samsung, with the former holding a significant advantage heading into the Christmas market. Not only did the combined sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus exceed 21 million units in the four …

iOS 7.1 jailbroken but only on the iPhone 4

iOS 7.1 jailbroken but only on the iPhone 4

Demoed in a YouTube video, the untethered jailbreak works on the latest version of iOS, though devices with A5 chips or higher apparently are out of the running for now. An enterprising hacker has jailbroken iOS 7.1, at least as seen on a YouTube video. Posted by self-dubbed “insane programmer” winocm, the silent video shows a jailbroken iPhone 4 powering up in …

Apps on iPhone 5S more crash-prone than other models

Apps on iPhone 5S more crash-prone than other models

Apps crash twice as often on the iPhone 5S, compared with the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5C, according to data from a mobile app analytics company. The mixture of new software and hardware improvements is enough to make apps running on the iPhone 5S more crash-prone than those on other iPhone models. Apps running on the iPhone 5S crash twice as often …

Will iOS 7 make my old iPhone like new?

Apple has given the operating system for its iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches a new look with the introduction of iOS 7. But is the software alone enough to satisfy eager Apple fans who are constantly looking to upgrade to the next generation of iPhone? I take a look at some of the new features available in the software. And …

Apple’s iOS 7 may go black, white and flat

  (CNN) — Rumors that Apple is preparing major design changes with iOS 7 continue to heat up, with new reports suggesting a more muted and flat design aesthetic. Last October, Jonathan Ive became responsible not only for the look and feel of Apple hardware, but also its software. By most accounts, Ive is not a fan of the skeuomorphic heavy design cues that currently dominate iOS. While …

Five ways Apple has lost its bite

The breathtaking expansion of the world’s most successful technology company has skidded to a halt. Tonight Apple is expected to post its worst financial results for a decade, with profits falling for the first time since 2003, and revenues flat on last year. It’s less than two years since Tim Cook took over from Steve Jobs, but Apple’s creative juices appear to have dried …

Messaging on chat apps now more popular than SMS texting

A growing number of mobile users are turning to chat apps to communicate with friends and family, shunning text messaging plans that once served as major cash cows for wireless providers. Daily traffic from services like iMessage, BlackBerry Messenger and WhatsApp – classified as over-the-top (OTT) messaging services – has already surpassed SMS traffic according to recent data released by Informa Telecoms and Media. …