“What’s the best smartphone?” It’s a question I hear at least once or twice a week. »
Well, OK, it’s not the kind of dongle you’d expect. The paperback sticky note is a pad of paper that sticks to the back of your iPhone 6, allowing you to (gasp) use your phone as an actual, real notepad as well as a computer. »
If you don’t feel like pressing the Home button, you can call up Apple’s digital assistant app with a “hey Siri” voice command in iOS 9—as long as your iPhone is charging or you’re using an iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus. Those limitations are designed to prevent battery drain, but you can actually access the shortcut… »
It’s every smartphone owner’s worst nightmare: while climbing onto your motorcycle your phone accidentally falls out of your pocket and lands perfectly underneath your bike’s rear tire right before you’re ready to do a burnout to impress your friends. But it turns out it’s not the end of your device. »
If you update your gadgets as much as I do, you probably have a small collection of older devices with low resale value lying around. Don’t toss them or sell them! If you don’t already have an integrated multi-feature entertainment center in your car (or if you hate what you have), you might find that your old… »
Yeah, Apple has prophets, but considering that Apple Stores are basically modern-day temples, it kind of goes with the territory. This particular tech soothsayer, Ming-Chi Kuo, accurately predicted 9 months in advance that Apple was creating a stylus, and he’s been called the “Best Apple analyst on the planet,” so… »
Apple has been found guilty of using a technology, patented by the University of Wisconsin-Madison way back in 1998, in its chips without the proper permission — and it could cost it close $1 billion.
If it seems like your iPhone has been running a bit slower the last couple of weeks, it could all be in your head. Some interesting Google Trends data may explain what’s known as the “Slow iPhone” phenomenon.
As an Apple-toting photographer, the thing I look forward to most about each iPhone update is the camera. This year’s 6s and 6s Plus promised not only higher resolution, but better all-around pics, 4K video, and more. Now that there are other terrific smartphone cameras in the mix, the iPhone has to try extra hard to… »