Tag Archives: iOS

Apple said to be working on mainstream home automation hardware

  Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, has promised new product categories this year. We have already seen this coming to life with Apple’s solution to home automation. The company is said to have a team working on a variety of hardware products for the homes of users that will be integrated with the companies existing devices that are already on the market….

iOS 8 beta 3 may not launch until Tuesday, July 8 [Report]

  iOS 8 beta 3 will not occur until Tuesday, July 8, according to a report from BGR. That would put beta 3 coming in three weeks after the release of beta 2, which normally doesn’t happen this early on in the beta testing period. Apple normally begins pushing out versions of their beta releases about every two weeks and then moving to…

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…

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…