Saturday, September 20, 2014

  • Upcoming arcade game Brain Guzzler will feast on iOS Sept. 25

    Check out the trailer for this brain-numbing arcade game, and we'll notify you when it's released. Upcoming arcade game Brain Guzzler will feast on iOS Sept. 25 is a story by AppAdvice.com AppAdvice - iPhone, iPad, iPod, App Reviews + News

  • Best custom keyboards for iOS 8: Customize how you communicate!

    Now that you've got iOS 8 installed, one of the very first things you should do is try out some new keyboards, right? However, with the flurry of App Store updates that are happening, that's a task in itself. So if you're only interested in the best iPhone and best iPad keyboard apps…

  • Where did the Camera roll go in iOS 8? And how to find your Photos

    Following the iOS 8 update, many users were confused after they found that the Camera Roll in the Photos app had disappeared, and had instead been replaced by a Recently Added Photos album. Continue reading →

  • iPhone 6 Teardown reveals A8 chip, 1GB RAM and 1,810 mAh battery

    The team at iFixit, a website that is best known for providing in-depth hardware teardowns of various products, was on hand for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch in Melbourne, Australia. The team quickly posted a detailed iPhone 6 Plus teardown, and it has now followed up with an iPhone 6…

  • iOS 8 bugs we've found till now

    iOS 8 added tons of changes, included huge additions to the SDK, that developers use to build apps, and a lot of new user-facing features as well. As with every x.0 release, iOS 8 has a number of bugs, which we list below. Continue reading →

  • You can finally talk and use data simultaneously on new Verizon iPhones

    Ever since it lost the exclusive right to sell the iPhone in the United States in 2011, AT&T  has touted a key advantage that its network has over Verizon's: the ability to talk on the phone while using data from another app simultaneously. While simultaneous voice and data became possible…

  • Verizon iPhone 6 gets VoLTE enabled

    Verizon Wireless has quietly enabled VoLTE for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners, finally allowing for simultaneous voice and data use on the carrier's handsets. The functionality, which can be turned on in the iPhone's settings, shifts voice calls to over the 4G data connection. To enable…

  • Man says he stood 44 hours in iPhone 6 line to win back wife

    A Polish-born man in the UK says he split with his wife recently and getting an iPhone 6 might provide a path to getting her back.

  • From iPhone to iPhone 6 Plus — In pictures!

    The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are here, and they build on the design foundation Apple has laid since the original shipped in 2007. From then, to the rounded plastic iPhone 3 and iPhone 3GS, to the glass backed iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s, to the taller unibody iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s, to the bigger,…

  • Having trouble with Wi-Fi calls and Handoff calls? Read this!

    Handoff and Wi-Fi calling are two new features of iOS 8 (and the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus). Unfortunately they don't play very well together. If you've run into problems getting Handoff to work right after trying Wi-Fi calling, here's how to fix it. Handoff is a new set of iOS 8…

  • Expand the convenience of the iOS 8 Notification Center with these widget-enabled apps

    Check the latest sports scores, news headlines, your fitness activity, and much more almost instantly with these widget-enabled apps. Expand the convenience of the iOS 8 Notification Center with these widget-enabled apps is a story by AppAdvice.com AppAdvice - iPhone, iPad, iPod, App Reviews + News

  • Todays apps gone free: iTV Shows 3, Fresh Reversi, PhotoViva and more

    Todays AGF list includes a TV show tracker, a board game, and a photography app. Todays apps gone free: iTV Shows 3, Fresh Reversi, PhotoViva and more is a story by AppAdvice.com AppAdvice - iPhone, iPad, iPod, App Reviews + News

  • Watch this iPhone 6 Slo-Mo Video of Wine Pouring at 240 FPS

    Apple made a number of improvements to the 8-megapixel iSight camera on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, including an option of recording slow-motion video at 240 frames per second. The results are simply fantastic, and we've shared a demonstration video of slow-mo wine pouring ahead that you…

  • How to use Reachability for easier one-handed use on iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6

    One of the nice things about the previous generation iPhones was that they were great for one-handed use.When Apple launched the iPhone 5 with a taller 4-inch display, it acknowledged that the need for extra screen real estate, was genuine, but the only thing prevented them from moving towards…

  • Gold iPhone 6 units selling for upwards of $3,600 on Chinese black market

    While the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are now available in the United States, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and a number of other countries as of this weekend, the smartphones have yet to make their debut in China due to regulatory approval delays. The result is a lucrative black…

  • How iOS 8 can help you take control of your iPhone's battery life

    Seasonal issues concerning battery life have become a expected part of each new iOS release. But with iOS 8, Apple has included at least one new feature that will make battery performance issues much easier to diagnose. How iOS 8 can help you take control of your iPhone's battery life originally…

  • Holodecks, Heaven's Gate, Everything About the iPhone 6, and More

    This week's tech news was absolutely dominated by the iPhone 6 and iOS 8 hitting the streets. We brought you all of that news, but we also dug deep into a wacky holodeck, the maddening search for the perfect air conditioner, a wet, naked soak in sensory deprivation, and more. Let's review!…

  • Gillmor Gang: Slight of Hand

     The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, John Taschek, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. The new big iPhone and its younger less bigger brother hit the streets, along with the iOS refresh that will link the shipping devices to a late October iPad update and next year's iWatch. From the…

  • Had trouble using Siri before? Try it on iOS 8 and you might find huge improvements

    If you've ever tried using Siri but have been frustrated by its accuracy, you should try giving it a new chance after installing iOS 8. In fact, according to one longtime iPhone user who has a motor speech disorder called dysarthria, Siri has improved so much with iOS 8 that he's able to…

  • The Onion's iPhone 6 vs Galaxy S5 Is the Only Review You Need to Read

    The new iPhones have just hit the streets , and you know what that means: A million reviews comparing the Cupertino fruit stand's newest smartphone to its toughest competition. Don't waste your time. The Onion's hilarious comparison is the only one you need to read . Read more...

  • The 10 phones that fueled the big-screen revolution

    It's safe to say that Steve Jobs was off the mark when he declared that no one would buy big smartphones -- they've become popular enough that Apple itself is now making large iPhones. But how did these supersized devices escape their niche status to...

  • Apple Cauterizing HealthKit At Launch Shows How High The Stakes Are 

     Last week, in the fevered cauldron of iPhone 6/6+ reviews, iOS 8 rolling out and shiny new iPhone hardware going on sale it was easy to miss the glitch in Apple's oh-so-choreographed release matrix: a bug in its new HealthKit develop tool. Read More

  • AppleCare repair and replacement costs are out: Under Apple's protection plan, new screen comes in a

    AppleCare repair and replacement costs are out : Under Apple's protection plan, new screen comes in at $109 for the iPhone 6, $129 for the 6 Plus; out-of-warranty battery replacement is $79; and broken phone replacement runs $299 for the 6, $329 for the 6 Plus. [ AppleCare via iMore ] Read…

  • Don't panic: Those iPhone 6 carrier trade-in deals are still available

    iPhone fans, you can still take advantage of carriers' hot deals, but see the new devices in person to ensure you're getting the right one, says CNET's Marguerite Reardon in this edition of Ask Maggie.

  • Video Claims to Capture iPhone 6 Handoffs in Chinese Mafia

    Congratulations on buying your new iPhone—now give it to someone else. According to the video above, alleged members of the Chinese mafia are reaping the benefits of other people waiting in line to buy the new iPhone for them. Read more...