A Simple Silicone Sleeve Turns Your iPhone Into a Game Boy

The touchscreen generation might not know any better, but those of us who grew up with Game Boys know that physical control pads and buttons will always trump on-screen alternatives. Entire this slide-on silicone sleeve, called the G-PAD, that turns your smartphone into an even better handheld gaming machine. » 4/14/14 3:40pm Monday 3:40pm

How to Make Your iOS Notifications Smarter with IFTTT

iOS notifications are great for keeping you up to date with whatever's happening in your apps, but they get overwhelming quickly. With If This Then That, you can now refine those notifications so they're less intrusive, smarter, and more useful. Here's how. » 4/09/14 9:59am 4/09/14 9:59am

Mophie Space Pack Review: All the iPhone Storage You Need (Plus Bulk)

Mophie invented the battery charging iPhone case eons ago, saving legions of email addicts from mid-day phone death. With its new Space Pack case, Mophie hopes to once again give iPhone users something they've never had before: Extra storage space. » 4/07/14 2:00pm 4/07/14 2:00pm

Reuters: Larger iPhone 6 Screens to Enter Production by May

Rumors of larger iPhones have been swirling around for some time now, and the WSJ recently suggested that two would arrive some time this year. Now, a Reuters report suggests that those rumored larger screens may go into production as soon as May. » 4/01/14 3:41am 4/01/14 3:41am

Just Tap Your Phone On Every Wall and This App Will Draw a Floorplan

It's not a bad idea to measure a room before you go out and buy a bunch of new furniture. And if you've got an iPhone, that becomes less of an ordeal because you can trade your tape measure for this slick app called RoomScan. It automatically generates floorplans by simply tapping your phone on every wall. » 3/21/14 9:20am 3/21/14 9:20am

I Want These Gorgeous Wood Panels on My iPhone Right Now

Those two little glass panels on the back of the iPhone 5 are a little silly. They look pretty cool, I guess. But what are you supposed to do if they break? It's definitely not worth getting a new phone. Well, thanks to a sympathetic designer, you now have a very pretty option: wood. » 3/20/14 12:40pm 3/20/14 12:40pm

A Simple Adapter Lets the iPhone Assist in Eye Exams

We've already got machines that give ophthalmologists a close-up view of the inside and outside of the human eye. The problem is they're big and heavy, expensive, and rarely accessible to those in third world nations. So researchers at Stanford University have created a simple iPhone add-on that lets almost anyone,… » 3/16/14 6:00pm 3/16/14 6:00pm

This Slim iPhone Case Works Like a Real-Life Tricorder

You've seen the iPhone accessory that can check your blood pressure, as well as the one that can monitor your heart rate. There's even one that can turn your phone into an electrocardiogram (ECG). But, now, there's an iPhone case that can do all of that—and more. Meet Wello. » 3/06/14 12:40pm 3/06/14 12:40pm

The Non-Jailbreakers Guide to Emulation on iOS

Technically speaking, you're not supposed to be able to install emulators on an iPhone to play classic games. But that doesn't mean it's not possible. Here's how to install emulators on any iOS device, no jailbreak required. » 3/05/14 12:50pm 3/05/14 12:50pm