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Apple knocks $25 off of maximum iPhone trade-in value

Now the most credit you can get for trading in your old iPhone to Apple is $225, which is down from $250, or $270 in Canada. The change is currently shown on Canadian retail store pages and U.S. sites, but expect the change to be happening elsewhere in the world too. Apple's trade-in program...
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AppleCare+ purchase window extended to 60 days for iPhone and iPad

Apple is reportedly increasing the amount of time buyers of its iPhone and iPad products can take before choosing whether or not to purchase its $99 AppleCare+ extended support from 30 days to 60 days. The new policy, which was previously rumored, will certainly give buyers of Apple's two...
Apple shines a light on 'Parenthood' in new iPhone 5s ad

Apple shines a light on 'Parenthood' in new iPhone 5s ad

Apple has released a new commercial for the iPhone 5s called Parenthood. Set to the song Life of Dreams by Julie Doiron is shows a variety of parents and children learning, playing, laughing, and coming together better because of the iPhone. Part of the new series of ads Apple began running...
Happy 7th birthday, iPhone!

Happy 7th birthday, iPhone!

On June 29, 2007 people were lining up in droves outside Apple Stores to be among the first to own a wide-screen iPod, a revolutionary phone, and a breakthrough internet communicator. To own an iPhone. It was a very different world back then. What few smartphones there were typically had small...
iPhone DIY repair: Ultimate guide to replacing the battery in your iPhone

How to replace your iPhone battery: The ultimate guide

Everything you need to know to DIY (do-it-yourself) replace a dead or dying battery in your iPhone! If you've got an iPhone that's past warranty and getting on in years, your battery probably doesn't hold a charge like it once did. Perhaps your battery has died completely and your iPhone won't...
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GE to sell Link LED lightbulbs controlled by Wink iPhone app

General Electric has announced plans to sell a new family of LED lightbulbs, the Link, that can be controlled remotely anywhere in the world by the new Wink app as part of their connected home efforts. Combined with the app, which is available for download for the iPhone, GE states, "Link...
Why a 32GB iPhone costs $100 more

Why a 32GB iPhone costs $100 more

Apple's updated iPod touch lineup separates 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB capacity models by $50 price increments. That's new for Apple in the iOS device lineup. Previously for the iPod touch, and still for the iPhone and iPad, capacity models are separated by $100 price increments. There are some other...
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Box update for iPhone and iPad adds Box Notes feature

Box has added support for its Box Notes feature to its newly updated iPhone and iPad apps, which will allow multiple users to share and collaborate on online notes at the same time. Box actually launched Box Notes in May for its web browser customers, but now iOS app users can open previously...
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Apple's larger next-gen iPhones reportedly said to go into production next month

Apple's suppliers will reportedly begin mass producing the next-generation iPhone 6 — which will allegedly be available in a 4.7-inch and a 5.5-inch variant — in the month of July, with an estimated shipping date set for September. Although not new information, it is consistent with other rumors...
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...
WWDC - Calls on Mac OS X Yosemite

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,...
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...
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These iPhones and iPads take advantage of Verizon XLTE

So, you're wondering if your Verizon device works with that shiny new XLTE network that just went live in your area? Well, here's a list of iOS devices that can currently take advantage of the added speed from AWS spectrum. Of course as new phones and tablets come out, we can expect that they'll...
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...

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