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Top 5 tips to speed up an iPhone 4 or iPhone 4s running iOS 7

Top 5 tips to speed up an iPhone 4 or iPhone 4s running iOS 7

The iPhone 4 was a huge feat in engineering for its time on both a software and hardware level. However, several years later, the iPhone 4, and even the iPhone 4s, just don't run newer software the way they used to. For many people, iOS 7 really caused the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s to show their age...
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Twitter quietly extends Bing translation to iPhone and iPad apps

Twitter has quietly extended its translation feature, powered by Microsoft's Bing, to its iPhone and iPad apps, after previously including that option in its Android version. The server-side update now allows users of those apps to view an option that, when tapped, displays a translated...
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Skype 5.0 released for iPhone with new look and improvements

The new 5.0 version of Skype is now available to download for iPhone devices, after being announced by Microsoft earlier this week. This update revamps its user interface so it looks more like its Windows Phone and Android counterparts. Microsoft claims that in addition to the UI update, Skype...
iPhone 5s is $79 this week at RadioShack, free with 4s trade-in

iPhone 5s is $79 this week at RadioShack, free with 4s trade-in

As we get into the time of the year where there are very few new mobile hardware launches, RadioShack is offering customers a chance to get the latest version of Apple's smartphone, the iPhone 5s for a two-year contract price of just $79. The promotion will let customers purchase an iPhone 5s...
T-Mobile confirms that Wi-Fi calling is coming to iPhones on their network with iOS 8

T-Mobile confirms that Wi-Fi calling is coming to iPhones on their network with iOS 8

T-Mobile has confirmed that iPhones on their network will be able to take advantage of the Wi-Fi calling feature that the US carrier has offered since 2007. Among all of the big announcements today about iOS 8 at WWDC 2014, Apple also had their customary slide of "all the rest" of the many other...
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iPhone will be able to hand off phone calls and text messages to Mac

As a part of today's WWDC announcement, Apple showed a new OS X Yosemite feature which automatically shunts phone calls and text messages from your iPhone to your Mac. This all ties in with a bunch of other useful new AirDrop-related features. Your Mac acts as a speakerphone for your calls,...
WWDC 2010 Flashback: iPhone 4, iOS 4, Safari 5

WWDC 2010 Flashback: iPhone 4, iOS 4, Safari 5

As we head towards WWDC 2014 we thought it would be fun to look back at Apple World Wide Developer Conferences past, what they introduced, and what impact they made. Today let's take a look at WWDC 2010, the first post-iPad WWDC, and the last WWDC to feature the introduction of an iPhone......
Bizarre Australian iPhone, iPad hijack serves as yet another reminder to use unique passwords

Bizarre Australian iPhone, iPad hijack serves as yet another reminder to use unique passwords

There are reports coming out of Australia about iPhones and iPads somehow getting locked down by Find my iPhone, in some cases with a message claiming the devices will only be unlocked if a AUS$100 ransom is paid. What makes this bizarre is that it appears to only be happening in Australia (and...
Swarm for iPhone review: No it isn't the same thing as Foursquare

Swarm for iPhone review: It's not Foursquare, and here's why that's great!

Swarm by Foursquare is a new social checkin and meetup up for iPhone. At first I was a little stumped. Why would I need Swarm if my friends and I already use Foursquare? However, as I started using Swarm I started to change my mind. It's a different app and it's useful for something that's both...
Amzer Double Layer Hybrid Case with Kickstand for iPhone 5c review

Amzer Double Layer Hybrid Case with Kickstand for iPhone 5c review

The Double Layer Hybrid Case with Kickstand by Amzer for iPhone 5c offers not only an easy way to watch movies and shows, but also provides some serious protection against drops. It's easy to install, comes at an extremely reasonable price, and fits well. But are there any drawbacks to buying...
USB vs. Bluetooth vs. Wi-Fi: What's the best way to tether your Mac to your iPhone or iPad?

USB vs. Bluetooth vs. Wi-Fi: The best way to tether to your iPhone or iPad!

Tethering lets you share the data connection from your iPhone or cellular iPad with your Mac, PC, Wi-Fi tablet, and other devices. There are three ways to tether to your iPhone or iPad and they are USB (via Lightning or Dock cable), Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi (personal hotspot). But which one gives you...
How to create and customize vibration alerts on your iPhone

How to create and customize vibration alerts on your iPhone

By default your iPhone uses two quick vibration pulses for a text message and a continuous steady pulse vibration for incoming calls. All other Notification Center alerts receive a single vibration. But what if you want something different so you can easily tell what kind of notification you're...
Apple bringing 8GB iPhone 5c to India

Apple bringing 8GB iPhone 5c to India

Apple will be bringing the 8GB version of the iPhone 5c to India in the coming weeks. During Apple's Q2 2014 conference call, CEO Tim Cook said that Indian iPhone sales had more than doubled. India is an emerging market where many of the "next billion" smartphone customers are expected to come...
How to fix a broken charge port on an iPhone 5

How to fix a broken charge port on an iPhone 5

If your iPhone 5 isn't charging anymore, it's possible that either liquid came into contact with your charge port, or one of the pins are broken. Other symptoms of a bad dock connector can include iTunes not recognizing your iPhone when it's plugged into the computer. If you're experiencing any...
Spotify for iPhone review: Finally, some progress!

Spotify for iPhone review: Finally, some progress!

I have an ongoing love hate relationship with pretty much every music streaming service available. I just want them to be better as none of them as a whole are the best. That's why I was excited when Spotify majorly overhauled their iPhone app. It was a chance to try the service out again and see...
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Reports of iPhone 4 death/undeath in India have been greatly exaggerated [Updated]

Update: It sounds as though reports of the iPhone 4's death in India may have been greatly exaggerated. Instead, we're hearing it's nothing more than the normal changes in inventory levels associated with the timing of manufacturing runs. Of course, given the pattern of Apple's yearly product...
Touch ID for iPhone 6, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3

Touch ID for iPhone 6, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3

There's a story going around that Touch ID sensors are being manufactured in anticipation for the iPhone 6, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3. So what does that mean? Given the history of supply-chain reporting it's hard to say. Flipping a coin is about as reliable. It's also hard to say that it...
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FreedomPop expanding interesting service plans to iPhone 5, 4S and 4

FreedomPop, an interesting upstart carrier that has built itself on offering free mobile service, has just opened up its network to both the iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and iPhone 4. Although it started out only offering service with hotspots and an iPod Touch case running on Sprint's WiMax network,...
Taking in your iPhone 5 for the sleep button fix but really want to upgrade to an iPhone 5s? There may be a $350 trade in for you!

Taking in your iPhone 5 for the sleep button fix but really want to upgrade to an iPhone 5s? There may be a $350 trade in for you!

If you're taking your iPhone 5 into an Apple Retail Store to get the faulty sleep/wake button fixed then you might just have another option available to you — a $350 trade in towards an iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c. That's $80 more than is usually offered. There is one catch though — you have to ask...
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Apple begins repair process for faulty iPhone 5 sleep buttons

Head into the iMore Forums and you'll find a few threads about the sleep/wake button not working properly on the iPhone 5. Don't worry, you're not alone. Apple has acknowledged that a small percentage of iPhone 5 users will experience a situation where the sleep/wake button mechanism will not...

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