Tag Archives: iphone

Apple Considering Opening Up Default Apps is an Important Symbolic Gesture

But it really wouldn’t be the groundbreaking change some believe it to be.

If you go back and re-trace the history of iOS over the last decade plus and think about its progression in context, then Apple offering users the ability to change default apps really would be a major shift for the operating system. Along with Springboard’s still static screens of app icons, this is one of the last foundational concepts of iOS that hasn’t shifted or changed to this point. That makes Apple even considering making a change a very important moment for iOS.

Continue reading

Share This:

Review: Kanex GoPower Watch Stand with Wireless Charging Base

I’ll admit that I am extremely late to the wireless charging bandwagon. For various reasons, it just hasn’t seemed essential or at least worth the cost to invest in one. However, when I was offered the opportunity to take a look at the GoPower Watch Stand with Wireless Charging Base for review, I was intrigued to learn about what I’ve been missing.

Continue reading

Share This:

Sign Me Up For the New 6.7″ iPhone Rumors

Photo Source: Mac Otakara

Japanese blog Mac Otakara had a report yesterday about Apple’s iPhones that are coming this Fall. Sure, these rumors are almost 9 months ahead of release, but I’ll bite. Anytime we are talking about an even bigger iPhone, then I am totally on board.

Continue reading

Share This:

Apple New Year’s Resolutions

Another year has ended and a new one has begun. In the time honored tradition of marking the beginning of a another trip around the sun, it’s time  to make some New Year’s Resolutions. However, rather than make them for myself this year, I’m going to set my mind to thinking of some for Apple in 2020.

Continue reading

Share This:

You Just Got New Apple Gear. Do You Need AppleCare+?

So you just got the gift of Apple for the Holidays, or maybe you got the universal gift of cold, hard cash and you’re about to use it on some new Apple gear. Either way, one thing you should consider early on is whether you should to invest in AppleCare+.

Continue reading

Share This:

Got Questions About Your New Apple Gear? Just Ask!

Whether it’s an iPad, an iPhone, an Apple Watch or even a HomePod or AirPods Pro, a brand new Apple gift for Christmas is super exciting. However, if it’s something new to you, it can also be a bit confusing.

Continue reading

Share This:
Phil Schiller

Will Apple Remove All Ports from the iPhone Starting in 2021?

So most Apple fans have likely seen the latest rumor from Ming-Chi Kuo, who’s really on a roll at the moment. Among other things, he predicts that Apple will not just remove the Lightning Port, the last remaining physical interface left on the device, from the highest end iPhone in 2021. This would make the iPhone a 100% wireless device.

Continue reading

Share This:

Some Good News for Fans of Smaller iPhones

According to Korea’s ETNews, Apple will be shaking up the sizes of the iPhone 12 next year. The follow-ups to the Pro models will be going in different directions, with the current 6.5″ Max model growing to 6.7″ and the smaller 5.8″ version shrinking to 5.4″. Considering that the only direction for the iPhone lately has been up, this would be a notable shift.

Continue reading

Share This:

Apple May Not Pass Along Tariff Price Increases This Year

As we near the release of the next iPhone, it’s been a bad news parade for Apple. While their quarterly results announced last week were ok, they had a mini-scandal over contractors listening to recordings of Siri interactions. Far worse, their stock price has fallen off significantly in the last two days of trading based on news of a fresh round of tariffs on goods produced in China.

Continue reading

Share This:

Tips and Tricks: Reopen Recently Closed Tabs in Safari

Have you ever tapped the “X” or swiped on a tab in Safari in iOS only to remember a second later that you still needed it for something? Whether it’s instantly or hours later, it happens to me all the time. However, one of those semi-hidden little gems in iOS makes it easy to get it right back.

Continue reading

Share This:

Apple May Be Working on a New Smaller Screen iPhone

There were some Apple fans who were unhappy with the company when they killed off the iPhone SE last year, rather than updating it. This meant that there weren’t many options for those Apple users who want a smaller screen device. You can still get an iPhone 7 or 8, but you are giving up something there in terms of specs.

Continue reading

Share This: