Tag Archives: Apple

Apple releases iOS 7.1.1 with Touch ID improvement (again) and more

Apple has just released iOS version 7.1.1, which of course is a small update as it is simply bumping the number from the previously released iOS 7.1. It appears it is just a bug fix update, as you can tell from the change log below. You can get this update either by going on your computer and plugging your phone into iTunes and selecting “Update” or by…

iPhone 6 renderings purport 6c plastic design

Recently, MacRumors posted renderings of what the iPhone 6 could look like, based on leaked schematics. Now, the same designer has offered up some awesome renderings of what the iPhone 6 could looked like, but based on the iPhone 5c, rather than the 5s. The renderings are very interesting because as we know, last year Apple released the iPhone 5s and the…

iPhone 6 manufacturing images reveal 4.7-inch screen [Rumor]

Photos released from Nowhereelese.fr appear to show manufacturing moulds of the iPhone 6 that would suggest a 4.7-inch form factor. The photos offered give iPhone measurements of 64mm x 138mm (roughly). A superimposed iPhone 5s image reveals that the mould would house a device with a 4.7-inch display, arguably confirming rumors that the iPhone 6 will…

iPhone 6 may be $100 more expensive than predecessors claims analyst

According to reports this morning, Apple is negotiating with carriers in order to raise the price of the iPhone 6. Peter Misek, analyst at Jefferies claims that Apple is negotiating a $100 increase on the starting price of the iPhone 6. The iPhone 5S currently retails at a minimum price of $199 from Apple’s website, sold on contract with AT&T, Sprint…

Report: Human Interface VP Greg Christie is leaving Apple due to “friction” with Jony Ive

Mark Gurman, the well-known Apple blogger that often has leaks which pan out to be accurate more times than not, is now laying out some interesting news. According to Gurman, Greg Christie, the guy who came up with “slide to unlock,” is leaving Apple. Why would someone who has influenced the iPhone be leaving Apple? Jony Ive, apparently, is the reason. The…

iPhone 5s and HTC One (M8) outperform Samsung Galaxy S5 in benchmark tests

Raw CPU and GPU performance doesn’t necessarily translate into a better user experience, but benchmark tests can be a good indicator of the level of performance you can expect from a device. AnandTech has completed a thorough technical review of the new Samsung Galaxy S5 and, in the site’s usual style, the device has been put through its paces in 39…

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),…