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New mockup video compares 4.7, 5.5 inch iPhones

A video posted by Danny Winget shows a comparison of the two latest iPhone mockups against similarly sized Android phones. While there is no official news about the iPhone 6, the current rumors say that Apple will release a 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch version of the next iPhone. The mockups presented in the video match the supposed leaks that we have seen…

Speck CandyShell AMPED for iPhone 5/5s [Review]

Speck, one of the leading case makers for mobile phones, recently released their newest case, the CandyShell AMPED case.  It’s supposed to double the volume of your iPhone 5/5s speakers while giving your phone added protection against drops and falls with its two protective layers. The AMPED case doesn’t require any extra battery power; it instead…

iPhone 6 production pushes Foxconn to hire 100,000 new employees

Apple’s most prolific (and notorious) manufacturing partner Foxconn has reportedly hired 100,000 new employees to meet the demands of the iPhone 6’s production. The report, from Economic Daily News claims that Foxconn has increased its workforce by nearly 10% in anticipation of iPhone 6 demands. Similarly, Apple’s sapphire glass supplier, GT Advanced…

How-to: Easily send files from your iPhone to your Mac using AirDrop

As many of you know, iOS 7 brought in a whole slew of new features and design tweaks; one of those new features being AirDrop. The only thing about it was that you could only send files between iOS devices. Now with iOS 8, you can easily send files from your iPhone to your Mac, which comes in quite handy. It’s simple to do, actually. Whether its a…

Untethered iOS 7.1/7.1.1 Jailbreak released

Reports this afternoon have surfaced claiming that a public Jailbreak for iOS 7.1-7.1.1 has been released by dev team PanGu out of China. According to iDownloadBlog, the Jailbreak tool is currently Windows-only, with a Mac version in the works. PanGu’s website is in entirely Chinese, with the exception of buttons labeled “Mac OS” and “Windows,” which…

Initial review of TouchPal’s iOS 8 keyboard

  I was lucky enough to be one of the first few beta testers to try out the TouchPal third-party keyboard for iOS 8. In order to download the beta version of this keyboard, you have to be invited and you also have to be running iOS 8 beta 1 or 2 (preferably beta 2). Note: I am using an iPhone 5s running iOS 8 beta 2. In my first few days…

5 ways to save battery in iOS 8

So as we know, with Beta software comes poor optimisation. Take our very own Darren Butz, who managed to use 75% of his battery life in just 3 hours and 10 minutes of usage!   That’s some pretty poor performance right there, and the trend is visible across the board. It’s well known that surrendering yourself to Beta testing leaves you…

10 sensors that will most likely be included in Apple’s iWatch

Recent iWatch rumors have reported that Apple’s iWatch will boast 10 or more sensors, but many are left to wonder what those sensors are and what they will do. Seeing as 10 sensors is a lot to try and fit into a device so small, it will be interesting to see what Apple has up their sleeve. For now, we can almost guarantee that many, if not most, of the…

First photos of purported 5.5-inch iPhone 6 display part emerge

Apple is reportedly set to release both a 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 in the fall. While most of the leaks, dummy models and case designs have centred around the 4.7-inch model, new images have emerged today purporting to show the larger 5.5-inch iPhone 6’s display part. Serial leaker Sonny Dickson provided 9to5Mac with a pair of photos claiming…