Tag Archives: replacement

Apple opens iPhone 5 battery replacement program after defect spotted

Apple today has published a support page detailing that a “very small percentage” of iPhone 5′s have a battery that requires more frequent charging and may not last as long as non-effected batteries. The program allows owners of effected devices to have their batteries replaced free of charge either in an Apple Store, through mail, or at an authorized…

Rumor: Apple’s Boston office working on Siri’s voice recognition, possible Nuance replacement

Apple, to not many people’s knowledge, has an office located near MIT’s campus in Boston. Well, reports coming from Xconomy are saying that this office could possibly be being used to work on Siri, as many of the job descriptions regard speech recognition. According to the report, there are some “notable names in speech technology” making their ways into…

AOL joining Google Reader replacement bandwagon, launches private beta

There’s talk of a few different companies building replacements to Google’s “dead-man-walking” service, Reader. Reader is set to go offline in around 9 days, so companies are starting to ramp up testing of each’s respective new services. Feedly has already launched a publicly available version of its new service, and Digg Reader is set to be launching…

Apple TV Wi-Fi problems? There’s a replacement program for that…

If you have a 3rd generation Apple TV experiencing connection issues, you’ll be glad to know that Apple has kicked off a replacement program to swap out those with issues for fault-free devices. The specific issue was one whereby the Apple TV either would connect via Wi-Fi, or couldn’t maintain a stable connection. It’s not affecting everyone, but for…

TiP Daily: Jan 8, 2013 [VID]

Jake Rosati

TiP Daily Jan 8, 2013: Two separate rumors suggest that Apple will release a cheaper iPhone in 2013, iPhone5Mods is now offering transparent iPhone bodies, and more! – Low-cost 5-inch iPhone: http://tinyurl.com/ancjhdl – Cheaper iPhone, via WSJ: http://tinyurl.com/b76dre5 – Translucent iPhone: http://tinyurl.com/an2dw9q – Follow me on…

Apple hardware SVP sells $10.7 million in stock

Dan Riccio, Apple’s new Senior Vice President of Hardware Engineering, sold $10.73 million in company stock this week. A total of 19,726 shares were sold, with another 1,000 given away as a charitable donation. The sales took place yesterday and today, and were detailed in a regulatory filing. This sounds like a lot, and you might think it’s the…

Report: New Advertising Identifier not working in iOS 6

As I’m sure many of you are aware, with the onset of iOS 6, Apple no longer allows developers and advertisers to collect the UDIDs of devices. Instead, in the field of advertising, Apple implemented the “Apple Advertising Identifier.” According to a few reports however, it does not seem to be working properly. Something strange to note though is that it…

Change your iPhone 4S into an iPhone 5 with this accessory

If you really really can’t wait to rock the iPhone 5′s glass/aluminum two-toned design, have an iPhone 4 or 4S, and are willing to engage in minor warranty-breaking behavior, listen up. iPhone5mod.com is currently shipping a “conversion kit” that will give your iPhone the look we’ve only seen in leaked pictures. According to the site, “This iPhone…

How to: Use AssistiveTouch [VID]

This week Daniel gives a quick rundown of AssistiveTouch. This feature is awesome for anyone with a damaged or broken device with physical buttons that don’t work. Main site: http://www.todaysiphone.com Facebook: http://facebook.com/todaysiphone Follow Daniel on…