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History of iPhone 5c: The most colorful iPhone yet

History of iPhone 5c: The most colorful iPhone yet

Leading up to the iPhone 6 event we're updating and expanding our series on the history of the iPhone, continuing with the most colorful one yet — the iPhone 5c The invitation for Apple's 2013 iPhone event played off the dot motif from the whimsically animated video Tim Cook had shown off at...
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iWatch reported to see September 9 reveal alongside iPhone 6

Apple's long-rumored wearable — the iWatch — has been pegged for a September 9 launch alongside the long-rumored iPhone 6. The device is expected to be more than just a "smartwatch", however, with significant health and fitness integration with HealthKit. John Paczkowski of Re/code also claims...
History of iPhone 5: The biggest thing to happen to iPhone

History of iPhone 5: The biggest thing to happen to iPhone

Leading up to the iPhone 6 event we're updating and expanding our series on the history of the iPhone, continuing with the biggest thing to happen since the original — the iPhone 5 WWDC 2012 came and went without any new iPhone announcements, re-affirming that that 2011 hadn't be a fluke and...
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T-Mobile to cut prices on iPhones by up to $50 starting Wednesday

A leaked memo sent to T-Mobile team members today reveals that the wireless carrier plans to cut the price on all of its iPhone models by up to $50 starting on Wednesday. The memo, as posted by Tmonews, shows that the price cut will affect the iPhone 4 and 4s and the iPhone 5, 5s and 5c models...
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Instagram's bringing stabilized time-lapse video to iPhone with Hyperlapse

Instagram's second app is coming, and it's called Hyperlapse. The app combines some really intelligent video stabilization with time lapse techniques. It's not unlike the hyperlapse stabilization demoed by Microsoft earlier this month, except that it's coming as an app for your iPhone. Unlike...
History of iPhone 4S: The most amazing iPhone yet

History of iPhone 4S: The most amazing iPhone yet

Leading up to the iPhone 6 event we're updating and expanding our series on the history of the iPhone, continuing with the most amazing one yet — the iPhone 4S Nothing about 2011 was normal for Apple. Tim Cook had introduced the Verizon iPhone 4 at the beginning of the year and Apple had...
History of iPhone 4: Changing everything — again

History of iPhone 4: Changing everything — again

Leading up to the iPhone 6 event we're updating and expanding our series on the history of the iPhone, continuing with the device that changed everything — again — the iPhone 4 Steve Jobs returned to the WWDC keynote stage on June 7, 2010. He'd introduced the iPad earlier in the year, and...
History of iPhone 3GS: Faster and more powerful

History of iPhone 3GS: Faster and more powerful

Leading up to the iPhone 6 event we're updating and expanding our series on the history of the iPhone, continuing with the more powerful iPhone 3GS Steve Jobs didn't give the WWDC keynote on June 8, 2009. He was away on medical leave. So, a team of Apple executives soldiered on without him....
History of iPhone 3G: Twice as fast, half the price

History of iPhone 3G: Twice as fast, half the price

Leading up to the iPhone 6 event we're updating and expanding our series on the history of the iPhone, continuing with the faster, less expensive iPhone 3G At WWDC 2008 on June 9, after finalizing the details of the upcoming App Store, and summing up the original iPhone's achievements, the...
History of iPhone: Apple reinvents the phone

History of iPhone: Apple reinvents the phone

Leading up to the iPhone 6 event we're updating and expanding our series on the history of the iPhone, starting with the original! On January 9, 2007 the late Steve Jobs put sneaker to Macworld stage to give one of the most incredible keynote presentations of his life — a life filled with...
Skeptics Guide to the Universe 475: iPhone performance

Skeptics Guide to the Universe 475: iPhone performance

Evan Bernstein was kind enough to invite me to join Steven Novella and the rest of the panel for a segment on this week's episode of Skeptics Guide to the the Universe. The topic was the recent "iPhone slow" conspiracy theory making the rounds, and we spent about 10 minutes discussing it. The...
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Alleged images of 'iPhone 6L' showcase 2915 mAh battery, display and logic board

Apple is heavily rumored to be considering two different screen sizes for the iPhone 6, with one model claimed to feature a 4.7-inch display and the other a 5.5-inch screen size. While there have been a steady stream of leaks referencing the 4.7-inch model, there hasn't been much in the way of...
'iPhone slow' explained: The truth about iOS updates

'iPhone slow' explained: The truth about iOS updates

The charge that iOS updates deliberately slow down older iPhones gets regurgitated every so often. It's a sensational charge so it gets sensationalized. Most recently some research into correlation vs. causation in big data analytics and how it shouldn't be misinterpreted was — wait for it —...
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Microsoft's new SNIPP3T iPhone app is part of its plan to expand Bing search

This weekend, Microsoft quietly launched SNIPP3T for the iPhone, an app that grabs news and information on the internet about celebrities. As it turns out, it comes from Microsoft's Bing team in an effort to expand the search service's influence beyond the web browser. Microsoft says that,...
iPhone 6 rumored to have 802.11ac, NFC, 2GHz A8 chipset, and more!

iPhone 6 rumored to have 802.11ac, NFC, 2GHz A8 chipset, and more!

With the iPhone 6 event expected for September 9, rumors are going to give us a whole new definition of crazy. We're not talking an espresso machine in the Lightning port here, but we are talking a harder — though not sapphire hard — screen, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, near-field communications (NFC), a 2...
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Big football fans might want new NFL Now iPhone and iPad app along with Apple TV

The new NFL Now app for the iPhone and iPad has been released, along with a version of the app for Apple TV that was previously announced. Here's a quick breakdown of the app's features: Hundreds of new videos daily Personalized stream for you, by you Deepest NFL video library anywhere...
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Latest comScore numbers show jump in iPhone use in the US

The research firm comScore has released its latest report on the smartphone industry market share in the United States, this time for June 2014. The new info shows that the leading smartphone OEM in the US continues to be Apple, claiming 42.1 percent of all US smartphone owners in June for its...
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Look out UberPool; Lyft launches Lyft Line carpool service on iPhone

The Lyft car service has just announced it has started a new carpool feature called Lyft Line, for a number of iPhone users. This news comes just one day after its biggest rival Uber announced a similar service, UberPool. Like UberPool, Lyft Line is designed to help people save some money when...
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StubHub Music iPhone app goes live in the US, Canada and UK to help music lovers

StubHub, the online ticket service, has officially launched its new StubHub Music app exclusively for iPhone owners, allowing them to discover new artists and music along with other services. After a soft launch in June, the app is now available for all US, Canada and UK residents to download...
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UK Virgin Media users can watch Sky Movies and Sports on iPhone and iPad

UK Virgin Media users who are also signed up with subscriptions to Sky Movies or Sky Sports can now watch these channels on the go, via the Sky Movies and Sky Sports apps for the iPhone and iPad. Virgin Media says: "Customers with Sky Movies subscriptions can view all 11 Sky Movies...

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