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Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 22, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 22, 2014

When the iPhone 4 was released in June 2010, people noticed that holding the device in a normal, natural way caused it to drop calls. Apple’s suggestion? If it doesn’t work when you hold it a certain way, don’t hold it that way! It wasn’t the message new iPhone 4 owners were expecting, but it was prescient. The ...

Consumer Reports: The iPhone 6 is Not as Bendy as the Internet Says

Consumer Reports: The iPhone 6 is Not as Bendy as the Internet Says

Last week, the Internet erupted with photos of bent iPhone 6s, and a very-viral video of a guy creasing an iPhone 6 Plus with his bare hands. It seemed like a serious concern, yet everything about the uproar was highly unscientific. We don’t like unscientific, so we promised then that we would use our lab equipment to ...

Have an iPhone 6? Apple Says, “Bend Over”

Have an iPhone 6? Apple Says, “Bend Over”

Right after the iPhone 4 was released (back in June 2010), people noticed that holding the device in a normal, natural way caused it to drop calls. I remember this well because not only was it a fact that I personally verified, but it was a fact the late Steve Jobs "Lenny Bruced" his way through. He put out a statement that ...

Apple May (or May Not!) Replace Your Bent iPhone

Apple May (or May Not!) Replace Your Bent iPhone

By now you’ve probably heard about #Bendgate, the silly name for an issue that some new iPhone 6 Plus owners have been reporting where the device warped while in their pockets. So far the problem seems to be fairly isolated, but we struck up an Apple support chat anyway to see how it’s covered by the company’s ...

Apple is Releasing iOS 8.0.2 in the ‘Next Few Days’

Apple is Releasing iOS 8.0.2 in the ‘Next Few Days’

Apple says it's working "around the clock" on a fix to its 8.0.1 update, which went out Wednesday and proceeded to wreak havoc for owners of the company's newest iPhones. Apple now says a working version of that update will be ready "in the next few days." In the meantime, the company has outlined a way to restore both cell ...

Study: Apple’s Touch ID is Still Vulnerable to Be Hacked

Study: Apple’s Touch ID is Still Vulnerable to Be Hacked

There's a lot that's new in Apple's just-released iPhone 6, but one feature hasn't changed: Faked fingerprints can still fool the Touch ID fingerprint sensor. Security on the Touch ID fingerprint reader has been tightened, but only marginally, said Marc Rogers, chief security researcher at Lookout Mobile Security. "I don't ...

Shelly Palmer Talks About and Shows Off the iPhone 6 Plus on Good Day Wake Up

Shelly Palmer Talks About and Shows Off the iPhone 6 Plus on Good Day Wake Up

Shelly Palmer chats with Teresa Priolo and Ben Simmoneau on Fox 5's Good Day Wake Up about the iPhone 6 Plus. ...

Shelly Palmer Talks About and Shows Off the Samsung Chromebook 2 on Good Day Wake Up

Shelly Palmer Talks About and Shows Off the Samsung Chromebook 2 on Good Day Wake Up

Shelly Palmer chats with Juliet Huddy and Ben Simmoneau on Fox 5's Good Day Wake Up about the Samsung Chromebook 2. ...

iPhone 6 & iOS 8: 10 Hidden Features You Missed

iPhone 6 & iOS 8: 10 Hidden Features You Missed

Apple keynote presentations are a mecca for new product announcements, where CEO Tim Cook and his fellow VPs discuss every little detail of the newest iPhone — well, maybe not every little detail. There is only so much time for Apple to discuss new products, and they only have time to cover the major talking points. ...

Apple Sold 10 Million iPhones During iPhone 6 Launch Weekend

Apple Sold 10 Million iPhones During iPhone 6 Launch Weekend

Apple said it sold more than 10 million iPhones in the first weekend after its new models went on sale on Friday, underscoring strong demand for phones with larger displays. Chief Executive Tim Cook said the company could have sold even more if supplies had been available. Analysts had estimated first-weekend sales of up to ...