AT&T Will Give You $200 Minimum for Your Old iPhone 4

As expected, would-be iPhone 6 owners are currently wading through a torrent of trade-in and upgrade offers. It's all very, very confusing. But AT&T is being clear about one thing: If you trade in an iPhone 4, 4S, 5, or 5C, you will get at least $200 credit towards a new device*. » 9/11/14 1:36pm 9/11/14 1:36pm

Sorry, But Your iPhone 4 Just Became Obsolete

At Monday's WWDC keynote, Apple announced a flurry of fun new features. With OS X Yosemite and iOS 8, your Mac and iPhone are closer than ever, opening the door to the Future of Computing. Too bad iPhone 4 users won't get to enjoy any of it—and neither will anyone with an even older phone. » 6/02/14 4:08pm 6/02/14 4:08pm

DODOnotes iPhone Notebooks: Sometimes Nothing Beats a Pen and Paper

The whole hip pocket notebook fad is getting a little tired, but DODOcase—the makers of some gorgeous premium cases for the iPhone, iPad, and other devices—might have just revived it with its new DODOnotes iPhone-friendly notebooks. » 5/16/13 5:00pm 5/16/13 5:00pm

Iridescent Skins Let You Just Tilt To Change Your iPhone's Color

If you're tired of the iPhone's boring black or white color options, but would also like to avoid a bulky case or letting Colorware have at it with your device, you might want to check out Clear-Coat's new color-changing Aurora skin. » 4/05/13 6:20pm 4/05/13 6:20pm

The Only Case I Would Consider Using With an iPhone (Updated)

Update: Judging by the overwhelmingly negative reviews, this product looks good but it's crap. I definitely wouldn't consider it now. » 1/31/13 1:40pm 1/31/13 1:40pm

Best Buy Is Selling the iPhone 4 for a Measly $50

If you're shopping for a very good smartphone on a shoestring budget, and having the latest hottest greatest thing isn't your primary interest, Best Buy is letting the iPhone 4 go for just $50, a pittance! » 8/23/12 1:00am 8/23/12 1:00am

Apple Retail Stores Will Price-Match iPhone Discounts Offered by…

In a move of unanticipated benevolence, Apple Inc. retail stores have instructed employees to offer a discount of $49.01 to any customer sighting a lower price offered by a wireless carrier for the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 models. » 8/09/12 9:30pm 8/09/12 9:30pm

Proof That the iPhone 4 Could Have Been a Sony Product—According to…

FWD highlights an early iPhone 4 concept design created by Apple's designer Shin Nishibori. It unequivocally confirms what I've repeatedly said since the introduction of the iPhone 4: it feels like an old school Sony product. Just like the iPhone 5 design or my custom wooden iPhone 4, which feels like a 70s Betamax VCR » 7/27/12 1:16pm 7/27/12 1:16pm

Binder Clip Case Boosts Your iPhone's Note Taking Capabilities

Not even Siri's voice-recognition capabilities can match the efficiency of jotting down a quick note on a piece of paper. So we like this simple binder clip adorned iPhone case that keeps a small stack of paper close at hand. » 7/12/12 1:20pm 7/12/12 1:20pm

The $4 iPhone Paper Speaker Booster We Want To Hate But Kind Of Love

It can't compare to the sound quality you'll get from a hefty speaker dock, or even the compact Jambox, but neither of those options are as eco-friendly, or cheap, as this foldable paper cone that slips over the end of your iPhone 4. » 6/27/12 9:20am 6/27/12 9:20am

Your Launch Day iPhone 4 Warranty Is Expiring Soon

Did you buy an iPhone 4 with AppleCare around launch day back in 2010? Bad news, your warranty's about to expire. Good news, Apple is pretty generous with replacing defective phones. Head over to Cult of Mac for a list of common replacement-triggering maladies. » 6/18/12 4:40pm 6/18/12 4:40pm

iPhone 4 Mirror Back Replacement Is Perfect For Both Makeup and Cocaine

This is going to be a huge hit: an iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S back replacement. Not a case, but a real mirror that replaces your current iPhone's back cover. And they are only $30! » 5/10/12 7:14pm 5/10/12 7:14pm

Right Angle iPhone Dock Is a Beautifully Unobtrusive Travel Accessory

Yet another device that smartphones, like the iPhone, have made obsolete are alarm clocks. The only minor issue being that you need some way to prop them up to check the time, and Bracketron's MetalDock does exactly that, with style. » 5/08/12 11:00am 5/08/12 11:00am

The Best Display Under Bright Light: It's Not Your iPhone

Brightness ratings and contrast ratio make for lovely tech spec reading when you're shopping for a new device. But neither tells you how usable a display will actually be in everyday ambient light situations. So DisplayMate put some of the more popular options to the test. » 5/08/12 9:00am 5/08/12 9:00am

Apple Might Replace Your Broken iPhone 4 with an iPhone 4S

If you bring your broken black iPhone 4 to the Apple Store, you might get a fresh iPhone 4S as your replacement phone. What?! Yep, because of supply constraints, many Apple Stores don't have any black iPhone 4 units (16GB/32GB) in stock so they have been instructed by Apple to give customers an iPhone 4S instead. » 5/07/12 9:34am 5/07/12 9:34am

Wrap Your iPhone In This Adorable 8-Bit Bumper

Does the iPhone 4's Retina display make you nostalgic for the days when VGA was the equivalent of cutting-edge graphics? Well Big Big Pixels has the cure with its adorably pixelated 8-Bit bumper case that will transport your iPhone back to the Atari days. » 4/25/12 5:40pm 4/25/12 5:40pm

How to Unlock the iPhone 4S Right Now

Hacker Loktar_Sun has discovered how to easily unlock your iPhone 4S—and any other iPhone. The unlock will free you from your carrier's tyranny, which is great news, especially while traveling or switching companies. We have tested it and it works. » 4/22/12 6:00pm 4/22/12 6:00pm

191 Pieces of Proof that Instagram Is Just Tops

The best camera is the one you have on you...especially if it has all the addictive, contrasty, soon-to-be-parodied nostalgia of Instagram. Here are your best shots from this week's Instagram Shooting Challenge. » 4/18/12 2:00pm 4/18/12 2:00pm

Take Notes While Saving Your iPhone's Battery With This Nostalgic Case

Before touchscreens and tablets came along, Magna Doodle was the easiest way for a kid to draw without a pencil and paper. Which is why somewhere deep down we have a soft spot for what is otherwise a ridiculous iPhone case. » 4/14/12 5:00pm 4/14/12 5:00pm