Tagged with: iPhone

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 24, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 24, 2014

You probably know that you can set custom ringtones for different contacts on your phone, but did you know that you can set custom vibration patterns for them, too? As long as you have an iPhone running iOS 7, you can easily set this up and know exactly who’s calling you without looking at your phone. To try it out, go ...

Your iPhone May Soon Adjust its Battery to Your Behavior

Your iPhone May Soon Adjust its Battery to Your Behavior

BlackBerry CEO John Chen recently dismissed iPhone users as “wall huggers” due to his suggestion that they constantly have to hug walls looking for electricity sockets to stop their phones running out of battery midday. Two patents published Thursday show that Apple is not taking similar criticism lying down, as it ...

Apple Launches 8 GB iPhone 5C in Europe, Globally Revives iPad 4

Apple Launches 8 GB iPhone 5C in Europe, Globally Revives iPad 4

Apple has refreshed its entry-level devices on Tuesday, introducing an 8GB iPhone 5c and reintroducing the iPad 4. The 9.7-inch Retina display iPad 4, once again for sale on Apple's website, becomes the company's new entry-level larger tablet, and will only be available with 16GB memory in either black or white. The ...

An iOS Security Fix Leaves Your iDevice Vulnerable Instead

An iOS Security Fix Leaves Your iDevice Vulnerable Instead

A change that Apple imposed to make iOS 7 more secure instead has dramatically weakened the security of devices running that mobile operating system, a security researcher has charged. At the CanSecWest conference here last week, Azimuth Security researcher Tarjei Mandt said that Apple made a major mistake when it changed ...

Analyst: The iPhone 6 May Have Weather-Detecting Sensors

Analyst: The iPhone 6 May Have Weather-Detecting Sensors

Electronics analyst Sun Chang Xu reports on her Weibo account that the next iPhone may add a pressure, temperature and humidity sensor. G for Games relayed the report and points out that the "pressure" in this context is certainly atmospheric, not blood pressure: "According to Sun Chang Xu (news chief analyst at ESM-China), ...

Rumor: Apple is Launching an 8 GB iPhone 5C This Week

Rumor: Apple is Launching an 8 GB iPhone 5C This Week

News of the change first appeared in a purported internal email from German wireless carrier o2, which will list the handset for sale at €509 ($707), €60 under the current €569 ($791) cost of the 16-gigabyte model. The communique was obtained by German blog stadt-bremerhaven.de. There is no word on what affect such an ...

Report: iOS 8 Could Simplify Notification Center, Overhaul Core Apps

Report: iOS 8 Could Simplify Notification Center, Overhaul Core Apps

Besides adding new Maps, Healthbook, and iTunes Radio applications, Apple plans to enhance and refine the functionality of some of its current pre-bundled applications and features for iOS 8. Here is a list, provided by sources, of some of the refinements Apple is considering for select applications and system functions in ...

United Airlines Providing Free In-Flight Entertainment on Your iDevice

United Airlines Providing Free In-Flight Entertainment on Your iDevice

Starting this April, United Airlines will roll out a new personal device entertainment system onboard select aircraft for Apple's iPhone and iPad running iOS 7 exclusively at launch time. With the new service United Airline customers will be able to choose from over 150 movies and nearly 200 TV shows and watch them free of ...

Here’s What iOS 8 Looks Like (Right Now, Anyway)

Here’s What iOS 8 Looks Like (Right Now, Anyway)

The above screenshot claiming to represent iOS 8 just showed up on a Weibo account. Even though the source of the images is absolutely uncertain, I have confirmed with several sources that these shots are legitimate. Earlier today, I detailed the new Preview and TextEdit apps shown above, and I previously discussed ...

How to Fix Your iPhone’s Weird Auto-Correct Choices

How to Fix Your iPhone’s Weird Auto-Correct Choices

I don’t know about you, but sometimes my iPhone’s autocorrect drives me ducking crazy. Take, for example, my cat’s name: Leeloo. Despite typing the name on a semi-daily basis, somehow my phone still tries to autocorrect “Leeloo” to “lee loo.” Back in the days of iOS 6, my phone used to autocorrect any ...