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Ex-Apple Store Genius posts iOS battery saving technique guide

Scotty Loveless is a former Apple Store employee, where he worked as a Genius and iOS technician. He also has a blog at Overthought.org, where he happened to write a post titled “The Ultimate Guide to Solving iOS Battery Drain.” He has, over the years of working at the Apple Store, researched how to best combat the effects of battery drain on iOS devices,…

iPhone 6 renderings created using leaked schematics

A set of awesome renderings has been created based on leaked schematics of the iPhone 6. Last month schematics were obtained from Japanese publisher MacFan that detailed designs for two brand new iPhone models, a 4.7-inch device and a 5.7 inch device. We have no way of determining whether or not these schematics do represent a future Apple device(s),…

How To: Add more languages, and Emoji, to your iOS keyboard

If you’re multi-lingual, and have friends or family that you communicate with in different languages, it can be useful to have multiple language keyboards on you iOS devices. Fortunately, there are many, many language keyboard options in iOS and the best part is the ability to quickly switch between them when necessary. Here’s how to add more…

Check out Samsung’s latest iPad-bashing Galaxy Pro ads [videos]

We’re used to it by now. Samsung releases a TV ad to show off how poor the Apple equivalent is to its product. Whether it’s the Galaxy S4′s ability to transfer files with a simple tap, or the fact that its  followers don’t line up like sheep for the new releases (they totally do), it’s not shy in taking a swipe at Apple. This time out it’s the…

Developers notified of WWDC ticket lottery results

For Apple developers, one of the most exciting events of the year is the Worldwide Developers Conference, also known more popularly as WWDC. The event is the annual conference where Apple usually announces the brand new version of iOS (this year, expected to be iOS 8), and sometimes reveals new devices such as a new MacBook Air, or even give us a sneak…

Stay connected better while driving with Mobile Home [Review]

If you drive a lot, such as myself, something you may do is use your phone while driving. We all tend to admit that it isn’t the safest thing to do, however we all (or at least, most of us) seem to do it anyway. With this, however, I found that I was keeping my eyes on the road more than before because I was using Siri instead of holding my phone in my…

Gon App Review: A simple, good-looking physics game

Gon is a simple, delightfully designed, physics based game with a decent amount of character to help separate it from the plethora of iOS games on the App Store.  Gons are a species of cute, round, furry characters from another time and space. The Gons’ time travelling device malfunctioned and they ended up somewhere at the beginning of all time….

Internal Samsung document shows beating Apple was “#1 Priority”

During the most recent Apple-Samsung trial that kicked off in San Jose last week, internal documents used as evidence have already revealed that Apple is aware of customer demand for a larger-screened iPhone. Now, internal Samsung documents have divulged the Korean company’s desire to “Beat Apple”. The document describes Sammy’s “lessons learned”…

5 apps I couldn’t live without – Nic’s choices

Despite loving everything about my iPhone and the iOS platform, I’ve never been the sort to constantly browse the App Store with the hope of finding something new and quirky. I’m more laid back, happy with what my iPhone can already do and not really bothered with what else is out there. I do, however, have a handful of apps installed that I…