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iPhone 5s vs. Amazon Fire Phone: Which should you get?

iPhone 5s vs. Amazon Fire Phone: Which should you get?

The iPhone 5s has been on the market for a while now and remains a perennial best seller around the world. The Amazon Fire Phone is brand new, just in the U.S., and only on AT&T at the moment. Both command a premium price. The iPhone has a bleeding edge 64-bit processor, a great camera, Touch...
Innocell Plus and Holster review: More than double your iPhone 5/5S battery life

Innocell Plus and Holster review: More than double your iPhone 5/5S battery life

More than double your iPhone 5/5S battery life with this battery pack I've found an affordable battery case and optional holster that takes my mind off my iPhone 5S battery once and for all. It's Seidio's Innocell Plus. I have to admit that Samsung's "Wall Huggers" ad resonated with me, as an...
iPhone 5s continues reign as world's best-selling smartphone, Galaxy S5 who?

iPhone 5s continues reign as world's best-selling smartphone, Galaxy S5 who?

The iPhone 5s has been on the market for nearly 9 months, and in that time it has reigned as the best selling smartphone around the world. For nine months straight, in any given quarter, no phone has sold more units than the iPhone. Or so says Counterpoint Technology Research Firm. That's...
How to use burst mode with the iPhone camera

How to use burst mode camera to capture all the action with your iPhone or iPad

The Camera app on your iPhone makes it easy to take photos. But what if things are moving? Jumping, blinking, dancing, fidgeting, flipping? Not only do you have to worry about avoiding motion blur, you want to make sure you capture the action at just the right moment — the high point of the slam...
Samsung's latest ad shows just how irresistible the iPhone truly is

Samsung's latest ad shows just how irresistible the iPhone truly is

I'm not sure what Samsung was thinking with their latest Galaxy S5 ad. They're once again desperately, cynically trying to call iPhone owners stupid for, what they feel, is having fallen for a reality distortion field that favors fruit logos over functionality. You. Me. Our friends. Our families...
iSkin exo case for iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s review and giveaway!

iSkin exo case for iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s review and giveaway!

iSkin has long been a staple when it comes to iPhone and iPad accessories. Some of my favorite cases ever made have been the iSkin brand. They've always seemed to stand up to the test of time for me and stayed on my devices a heck of a lot longer than other cases ever did. I recently put iSkin's...
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...
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...
Verizon iPhone LTE

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...
Apple's Nokia hire shows it takes iPhone photography seriously

Apple's Nokia hire shows it takes iPhone photography seriously

I have a confession to make. Up until fairly recently, I absolutely hated the camera on iPhones. It wasn't until I got an iPhone 5s that I finally felt like I wasn't fighting the iPhone to take a good picture. That's why I'm excited about recent news that Apple hired camera talent from Nokia....
Apple reportedly moving from iPod touch to iPhone 5s for EasyPay retail system

Apple reportedly moving from iPod touch to iPhone 5s for EasyPay retail system

Apple is apparently rolling out some changes to the EasyPay point of sale system found in Apple Retail Stores, phasing out the current iPod touch and its card reader. EasyPay will instead utilize an iPhone 5s going forward. An updated credit-card reader will be attached to the devices, which will...
iPhone trade-in guarantees a minimum $200 credit for your iPhone 5c or iPhone 5s upgrade at Best Buy through Sunday.

Best Buy guarantees $200 trade-in value when you bring your old iPhone and upgrade to a new iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c

Best Buy is offering a promotion that will give users a chance to bring in an old working iPhone and upgrade to a new iPhone 5s for free. The deal lasts through Sunday, May 11. Customers can bring in any working iPhone and get a $200 minimum guaranteed credit for their trade-in, which could...
Apple Stores reportedly preparing major iPhone upgrade promotion

Apple Stores reportedly preparing major iPhone upgrade promotion

Apple could be preparing for a major iPhone upgrade promotion event at Apple Stores starting as soon as May 8. Mark Gurman, reporting for 9to5Mac: Apple will be contacting upgrade-elgible iPhone users with older iPhone models via email to come into their local Apple Store to update to a new...
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...
Prong battery case for iPhone 5/5s includes built-in wall jack

Prong battery case for iPhone 5/5s includes built-in wall jack

Battery cases are great — they extend the usability of your iPhone for hours past what you get with the built in battery. But when the battery case runs out of juice, you're hosed, at least until you can charge it back up. Prong aims to fix that with the PWR case for iPhone 5 and 5s, coming this...
Apple launches 'Powerful' new iPhone 5s ad

Apple launches 'Powerful' new iPhone 5s ad

Apple has released a new iPhone 5s ad called "Powerful". It's set to the song Gigantic by the Pixies, the ad highlights the iPhone 5s' utility with several kinds of musical instruments and vocals, as a connected controller for lighting, gaming, and rocket launching, for slow motion video,...
RadioShack drops iPhone 5s pricing to $99 or score one for free when trading in an iPhone 4S

RadioShack drops iPhone 5s pricing to $99 or score one for free when trading in an iPhone 4S

Like most things in the technology world, if you wait long enough a good deal is bound to be found eventually. Such is the case with the iPhone 5s as starting Friday, RadioShack is reducing their pricing for the latest iPhone down to $99 in-store with a qualifying two-year plan on AT&T,...
iPhone 5s vs. Galaxy S5 vs. HTC One M8: Camera shootout!

iPhone 5s vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. HTC One M8: Camera shootout!

iPhone 5s vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. HTC One M8: The ultimate smartphone camera showdown! Smartphone cameras are getting better and better every day. We've already put the iPhone 5s and the HTC One M8 head to head, so it's only fair we give Samsung's Galaxy S5 the same treatment. Even though...
How to use a manual passcode instead of Touch ID

How to turn off Touch ID and revert to a passcode or password

Touch ID tries to balance convenience with security by letting you unlock your iPhone 5s with only a fingerprint. However, that won't be the right balance for everyone. Whether you simply don't like or trust biometrics, or it's just not right for your current situation and circumstances, Apple...
How to remove fingerprints from Touch ID on your iPhone

How to remove fingerprints from Touch ID on your iPhone

Touch ID lets you quickly and easily unlock your iPhone 5s and make iTunes purchases simply by placing your finger on the Home button. It's even a great way to temporarily give someone access to your iPhone without having to give them your passcode. Whether it's a co-worker on a trip, a family...

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