iPhone 5 Battery Letting You Down? Apple Might Replace It—For Free

If your iPhone 5's battery just doesn't have the kick that it feels like it should, you might be able to get a new one for free. Apple has found that an apparently small batch of iPhone 5s (not the S or C) that "may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently." You can check if yours… » 8/22/14 6:31pm 8/22/14 6:31pm

Why Your iPhone Needs a "Good Samaritan" Button

Smartphones have become a necessary appendage in our digital lives. They're our cameras, GPS navigation, alarm clocks, wallets, personal assistants, trainers, and favorite time killers. But if someone suddenly finds themselves without one, a cloud of worry and confusion overtakes them. "How do I check my email?" "Is… » 7/02/14 3:40pm 7/02/14 3:40pm

Considerate iPhone Thief Returns Handwritten List of Stolen Contacts

What really sucks about losing your phone—besides losing the phone—is that you also lose a whole bunch of your data. But to help ease that pain, a iPhone thief in China copied down a list of all his victim's contacts (by hand!) and returned it to its rightful owner. All 1,000 of them. » 11/25/13 10:30am 11/25/13 10:30am

Report: Apple Working on Two Big iPhones, For Whatever That's Worth

    There is a long, proud lineage of Apple product rumors, reaching back to before the original iPhone. Some come true, most do not. The latest, from Bloomberg, seems likely to split the difference: Two new, bigass iPhones being developed in some Cupertino subbasement, ready for release next fall. » 11/10/13 9:20am 11/10/13 9:20am

    Photoshop Contest: Make All the Things Out of Apple's Horrible 5C Case

    For the most part, the one thing the internet has been able to agree on this week is that Apple's new iPhone 5C case is an affront to the eyes and all that is decent. But for whatever reason, Apple wants you to stick it on your phone! Fine, your iPhone's inconspicuous enough, but what if we applied Apple's fun new… » 9/12/13 4:56pm 9/12/13 4:56pm