Tag Archives: iPhone

Apple rolls out iOS 8.2 beta 3

Just over a week after iOS 8.2 beta 2, Apple has made beta 3 available to iOS developers. Much like beta 2, the latest update mainly fixes some more bugs in preparation for a public launch in 2015, which will coincide with the release of the Apple Watch. The update was first made available over-the-air, but is now on Apple’s Dev Center website for…

iCarbons Review: The best iPhone skins on the market

Historically, I’ve avoided skins on my iPhone. In my experience, they’ve been poorly made, have peeled, bubbled or scuffed within days of application, and generally aren’t worth purchasing however cheap you can find them. I had heard of iCarbons before but never used one myself — Cam took a look at one last year for the iPad Air — and since…

iCarbons Global Giveaway: 3 iPhone skins up for grabs!

You may have heard of iCarbons before — the company specializes in wrapping tech and gadgets in all manner of skins colorful skins. We’ve previously taken a look at their excellent iPad Air skin which we summarized as being as close to perfect a skin can be. Apart from looking incredible and adding a little bit of personality to your…

iPhone 6 Plus captures 41% of phablet sales in US

Market research group Kantar Worldpanel states that its data shows the iPhone 6 Plus capturing 41% of “phablet” sales in the USA for the August to October quarter. Despite being on sale for just over a one month of the three month period analyzed by Kantar, iPhone 6 Plus managed to grab a sizeable chunk of device sales for smartphones sized 5.5-inches…

T-Mobile unveils Cyber Monday iPhone deals: Free storage upgrades

T-Mobile has taken wraps off its Cyber Monday promotion and it will be a pleasing one to iPhone fans. For today only, customers buying selected iPhone models will get a free storage bump. That means, if you buy the 16GB iPhone 6, you’ll be given a 64GB version at no extra cost. Sweet. Here is what T-Mo is offering, while stocks last: Buy an iPhone 6…

How the Apple Watch may improve future iPhones

With each generation of devices, Apple makes improvements in one way or another. Whether it’s a complete redesign or simply an “s-cycle” release, there is always some kind of technology that can either be improved or added to a new release. Apple is also fortunate to have several popular device lines that can learn from each other. In fact, the original…

iPhone 5c reported to be discontinued in 2015

Apple will discontinue the iPhone 5c next year, according to Industrial and Commercial Times (via MacRumors). The taiwanese publication purports that the company will stop producing the unapologetically plastic device in the middle with suppliers Windstorm and Foxconn winding down manufacturing of the colorful device. The report comes just days after…

BlackBerry wants you to ‘Trade Up’ from your iPhone to a Passport, offering up to $550 for old devices

Has the BlackBerry Passport got you itching to switch back to a QWERTY-clad smartphone? If so, BlackBerry has got a deal for you. The company is set to launch its Trade Up program on December 1 and is offering iPhone users up to $550 in credit when they trade in the device for the newly-launched Passport. The BlackBerry Passport Trade Up initiative…

Apple releases new “Reservations” and “Gamers” advertisements

As we approach Black Friday and the holiday season, advertisements will be vying for our attention more than usual. Apple has released two new TV advertisements today, titled “Reservations” and “Gamers.” They continue the series of ads featuring Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon. The advertisements follow the signature Apple model of showing the product…