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Leaked iPhone 6 LCD backlight confirms 4.7-inch display? [Rumor]

A freshly leaked iPhone 6 LCD blacklight panel picked up by Nowhereeelse.fr may have confirmed that Apple’s next iPhone will feature a 4.7-inch display. The images show an LCD backlight, which when compared to an iPhone 5s backlight is noticeably larger, purportedly with dimensions matching the rumored 4.7-inch display. The panel’s connector has been…

5 iOS 7 tips & tricks you might have missed

  When iOS 7 launched last fall, many iOS users only noticed the cosmetic changes that the new OS entailed along with some of the other major new features, such as faster processors, improved camera tweaks, and Touch ID. However, Apple did more than what meets the eye. Some of the minor changes Apple made are worth mentioning as well and many of…

Report: Apple set to unveil smart home automation platform at WWDC

According to a report from the Financial Times, Apple is set to unveil a smart home automation platform at WWDC that would allow an iPhone to control lighting, security systems and other connected appliances. Apple will reportedly allow other companies to make products specifically designed for the iPhone’s smart home features, with certain…

Apex 2 Tweak Transforms Your Apps into Mini-Folders

Over the years of iOS, the fundamental concept of the home screen has remained unchanged. The icons have evolved, wallpapers have been added, but the biggest change it has seen was the addition of folders. A new tweak, Apex 2, builds off the concept of folders, but I don’t think it needs to exist. The tweak, whether or not necessary, itself is good, but it…

Apple still wants Beats to help with transition to streaming

The potential acquisition of Beats Electronics by Apple was all the talk last week. The potential $3.2 billion buy-out was huge news, but there was unfortunately no official or new information coming from either party since the original news surfaced. However, a new report has surfaced today, which claims that a large part behind the acquisition of…

3 great tips for increasing email productivity in iOS Mail app

Lately, we’ve seen some great applications come to the iPhone that try to increase productivity during the work day. Some of these serve as replacements for the default apps that come on every iPhone. Tempo is a great calendar app for business users, and Mailbox came onto the iOS scene as a way to reach the fabled “Inbox Zero”. However, it’s just…

Apple responds to iMessage issue, fix coming in future software update

Apple has formally acknowledged an iMessage issue faced by those who switch away from iOS to another mobile platform and do not disable iMessage on their iPhone before switching. The issue arises when an iPhone user trades in their phone for, say, an Android device, but retains the same phone number that Apple’s messaging system recognizes as an…

Microsoft wants its Surface Pro 3 to replace your iPad and MacBook

Microsoft just announced a new, 12-inch version of its Surface line of tablets: the Surface Pro 3. Showcased today at the company’s event in New York, head of the Surface team Panos Panay unveiled a tablet with  an impressive set of improvements over previous generations. The Surface Pro 3 has a 12-inch screen with a 2160 x 1440 resolution at…