Tag Archives: iPhone

Microsoft Office for iPhone and iPad goes free

Microsoft’s Office apps for iOS are now free. In a surprising move, reported by The Verge, the company has decided to offer its Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for free on mobile — no more Office 365 subscription required to edit documents or store them in the cloud. The new version of the apps also brings you iPhone up to speed with your iPad in terms…

iOttie Easy Flex 3 review: A versatile mount for your iPhone

If you use your iPhone for its satellite navigation capabilities in your car, or if you like to have an easily adjustable mount for your device on your desk, you’ve probably heard of iOttie — makers of a number of mounts and stands for smartphones. The company’s Easy Flex 3 is its latest attempt to revolutionize the mounting experience. The Easy…

The TiP Weekly: Mobile payment wars, Tim Cook comes out, and more…

Hello and welcome to the first installment of The TiP Weekly! Tech moves fast and it can be hard to keep up with all of the developments in the mobile industry — especially when Apple is concerned! So, every Saturday, we’re going to be bringing you all of the important stories from the week in Apple tech in an easy to digest format. Think of it as a…

Police can force you to unlock your phone with your fingerprint, but not with your passcode, says US judge

Police in the US can force you to unlock your smartphone with your fingerprint, but not with your passcode, according a Virginian judge. Steven Frucci, a Virginia Beach Circuit Court Judge, ruled that a criminal defendant can be made to give up his or her fingerprint in order to unlock their phone as part of a criminal investigation. The logic for…

Spool Dock for iPhone review: Home decor meets electronic accessory

In a world of brushed aluminum and glass, your Apple devices and associated accessories can feel a little cold. If everything looks the same in tech, there’s little room for individuality and personality. Quell & Co created something in an effort to combat this in the Spool Dock, a product that blurs the line between home decor and…

Tech21 Classic Tactical review: Minimalistic yet rugged

It’s the age old problem — I want my expensive new iPhone to be well protected, but I don’t want to make the beautiful, thin and light device feel like a brick. Ok, maybe it’s not an age old problem, but it is certainly a modern-day conundrum. Nevertheless, the Classic Tactical from Tech21 aims to be the iPhone case to solve such issues. It’s a…

5 hidden iOS 8 features that you need to know about

Since the official release of iOS 8 last month, I have been rummaging through the new features and have stumbled upon quite a few that Apple didn’t mention or recognize during the keynote at WWDC back in June.  Some of the best new features in iOS 8 are the ones you probably haven’t used (or even heard about) yet. That’s because Apple has hidden a…

Apple dominating US smartphone sales as iPhone 6 & 6 Plus demand exceeds supply, iPhone 5s sales remain strong

Apple is dominating smartphone sales in the US, according to new data from Canaccord Genuity analyst Michael Walkley (via AppleInsider). According to the data, Apple’s iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 5s were the top three selling smartphones at all four major carriers in the country last month. Walkley stated that his data showed the iPhone 6…

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to roll out into 36 more countries this month

Apple has confirmed its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will hit 36 more countries and territories before the end of the October. In a press release, it confirmed the launch dates for countries across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. The new territories will take the total to 69 for the new devices by the end of the month. Apple has…