Tag Archives: iPhone

  • iPhone users complain iOS 11 slows down their apps

    Apple is catching some heat over the release of the new iOS 11. A litany of iPhoneusers are reporting experiencing a significant drop in performance after updating to the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system. The issues range from reduced battery life to noticeably slower app performance, according to numerous posters on Reddit. Among other things, users are complaining that apps either […]

  • Keep your iPhone in your pocket and shoot with this little guy instead

    So, here’s a conundrum: You love your iPhone camera, but sometimes, you want to shoot a little more adventurously, say, as you bike down a mountain. You think GoPros are cool enough, but they’re kind of expensive, and well, everyone’s got one. You could let the indecision cripple you and sink slowly into despair. Or, you could check out […]

  • Here’s when the next iPhone will (almost definitely) go on sale

    As sure as kids going back to school and leaves changing color, September is also the time of year when Apple reveals new iPhones to the world. Now that we have a good idea of when it will happen — a new report says Apple will make its annual offering to the smartphone gods on Sept. 12 — we […]

  • The iPhone SE should continue to be a part of Apple’s line-up

    Yesterday, Cult of Mac reported on a claim stating that Apple has no plans to refresh the iPhone SE this year. Today, another article from 9to5Mac reports that a new iPhone SE will arrive in August this year, a couple of months before the iPhone 8. However, the article’s title also states that the source for the report is “sketchy”. Whether […]

  • Scammers scare iPhone users into paying to unlock not-really-locked Safari

    Apple yesterday patched a bug in the iOS version of Safari that had been used by criminals to spook users into paying $125 or more because they assumed the browser was broken. The flaw, fixed in Monday’s iOS 10.3 update, had been reported to Apple a month ago by researchers at San Francisco-based mobile security […]

  • Everything we think we know about the next iPhone

    The iPhone turns 10 this year, which means it’s time for Apple to shake things up. (No more dongles, please.) Thankfully, a number of rumors from the past several months suggest that a major redesign might be in store. Let’s dive in. Three new iPhones As we wrote in November, Apple will reportedly release three […]

  • OnePlus launches an iPhone 6S case

    The latest third-party cover for the iPhone 6S has come from an unlikely source – affordable smartphone peddler OnePlus. Yes, you read that right, but the Chinese company has an ulterior motive: flogging one of its own devices. The £15.99 Sandstone cover comes bundled with an invite for the OnePlus X, so you’re essentially paying extra […]

  • iPhone 6S preorders ‘on pace’ to beat last year’s 10 million record

        One weekend in, the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus are in high demand. Apple says preorders for the smartphones, which began Saturday, are “on pace” to beat the first-weekend sales record (10 million) set last year by the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. This data point is a bit different than the PR strategy […]

  • This app notification is a new breed of obnoxious

    If you’re a frequent downloader of apps, you’ve probably found plenty that needlessly pester you with useless notifications. From “Rate me!” pleas to self-promotion, these incessant interruptions are often intermixed with notifications you actually care about, making the all-or-nothing decision to deny the app its notification ability a tough one. That decision doesn’t seem to […]

  • Boiling an iPhone 6 in Coca-Cola, for science

    In case you didn’t know: Destroying expensive things has become its own little subgenre on YouTube in recent years, and the iPhone is one of the gadgets that content creators absolutely love to torture in all kinds of, um, “interesting” ways. It’s been a while now since the iPhone 6 debuted, and it seems that […]

  • Drunk Tech Review reviews the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

    Drunk Tech Review is at the forefront of the drunken tech journalism movement. Okay, they’re probably the only members of the drunken tech journalism movement — at least openly — but they do good work. Someone has to review tech from the stand point of a knowledgeable but degenerate drunk. Will the phone last you […]