Category Archives: iPhone

The Top 10 reasons iPhone is better than Android (or Samsung)

The Top 10 reasons iPhone is better than Android (or Samsung)

So it’s been a big week in news so far with Apple announcing the WWDC June 2 and David Letterman announcing that he’s retiring next year. In honour of The Late Show we’d like to present our own Top Ten list. Behold the Top Ten reasons iPhone is better than Android (Insert Drumroll…….) iPhone isContinue Reading

3D Flyover finally added for Perth, Australia on Apple maps

3D Flyover finally added for Perth, Australia on Apple maps

  When Apple dumped Google Maps in favour of their own mapping solution when they launched iOS 6 they made a real mess of it but one of the positive things they did do was to introduce “Flyover”. Flyover basically gives you a 3D representation of the city your looking at. Apple launched with onlyContinue Reading

Images of what could be iPhone 6 prototype leak online

Images of what could be iPhone 6 prototype leak online

  Images have leaked today from China of what appear to be the iPhone 6. There is just no way to tell though if they are real or fake. MacRumors: “It is entirely unclear whether the device in the images is a legitimate iPhone 6 part or a fake. Early prototypes of the iPhone 5sContinue Reading

The perfect Valentines Day present – a bra that can only be opened with true love (and an iPhone)

The perfect Valentines Day present – a bra that can only be opened with true love (and an iPhone)

  Nice find by Cult of Mac - It’s a bra with an electronic clasp that will only open once your iPhone detects that you are in true love: “The bra works by measuring the wearer’s heart rate, and sending the reading to an iPhone app. The app then determines the true-love quotient and – ifContinue Reading

iTunes Radio is now available in Australia

iTunes Radio is now available in Australia

Australia is the first country outside of the U.S. to get iTunes Radio. You can access it through your Music App on your iPhone or iPad or through iTunes on your Mac. I’ve been using the U.S. version now since it launched and have to say it’s been awesome, replacing for me both Rdio andContinue Reading

Is this what the iPhone 6 looks like ?

Is this what the iPhone 6 looks like ?

  If Apple follows its routine from previous years then we can expect to see a redesigned iPhone 6 announced around October this year. The questions now turn to exactly what can we expect. Most people including myself are hoping for a larger screen. A colleague of mine recently crossed over to the dark sideContinue Reading

Flappy Bird’s creator has had enough and removing the app

Flappy Bird’s creator has had enough and removing the app

Ok, I have to admit, I might be one of the few people that hadn’t downloaded Flappy Birds, the free game by developer Dong Nguyen. The game has an extremely simple premise – tapping on the screen makes a tiny bird flap it’s wings and you then have to navigate through a maze of pipes. SoundsContinue Reading

Apple posts “On the runway with iPhone 5S” video

Apple posts “On the runway with iPhone 5S” video

  Apple has just posted a video to it’s YouTube page entitled “On the runway with the iPhone 5s”. The video shows the Burberry Spring/Summer 2014 collection “shot with stunning clarity. On iPhone 5s.” Enjoy!

Apple rumoured to launch bigger screen iPhones this year

Apple rumoured to launch bigger screen iPhones this year

(Photo: ADR Studio) Apple could be developing 2 bigger iPhones to launch later this year. Gizmodo reports: “Rumors of larger iPhones that take a page from the Android phablet handbook have been swirling around for a while now, andthe WSJ is now chiming in with reports that two are coming this year. One with a screen biggerContinue Reading

How to block adult content and websites on the iPhone and iPad in iOS 7

How to block adult content and websites on the iPhone and iPad in iOS 7

(Photo: Brad Flickinger - flickr) My little girl has had her iPad since she was two years old (yes I know I’m one of those parents), most of the games she plays are educational and we also use it to read books together. Her 6th birthday is coming up and I was showing her for the firstContinue Reading

Skip the check-in and unlock your hotel room with your iPhone

Skip the check-in and unlock your hotel room with your iPhone

  This is just too cool – Starwood Hotels & Resorts are letting your unlock your hotel rooms with your iPhone. The Wall Street Journal reports: “Guests arriving at the Aloft Hotel in Manhattan or one in Silicon Valley will soon be able to do something hotels have dreamed about offering for years: walk pastContinue Reading

The OtterBox Armor Series waterproof case for iPhone 5 has been my go to case for Summer

The OtterBox Armor Series waterproof case for iPhone 5 has been my go to case for Summer

  I’ve been looking for the perfect case to protect my iPhone 5s this Summer and my last case the Siedio OBEX waterproof case just didn’t fill my with enough confidence for me to use for any extend period of time. That has all changed now that I have received my review unit of the OtterBoxContinue Reading

Yahoo has updated their weather app to now be available on the iPad

Yahoo has updated their weather app to now be available on the iPad

  I’ve been looking for a good weather app for my iPad for ages. The stock app for the iPhone is fine but I’ve always loved Yahoo!’s weather app and have been longing for it to come over to the iPad. Finally my wishes have been granted as they have updated their app to be universalContinue Reading

50 Voice commands you can use Siri for in iOS 7

50 Voice commands you can use Siri for in iOS 7

  PhoneBuff have put together a great video showcasing 50 different commands that Siri is cable of in iOS 7.  I bet you don’t know all of them – I didn’t! (Source: PhoneBuff, Photo:AppleInsider)  

Siedio OBEX Waterproof Case Review

Siedio OBEX Waterproof Case Review

As Summer approaches I’ve decided it’s time I take a look at some of the best waterproof cases out there to protect my “i” stuff and luckily our good friends at MobileZap are always happy to send us over units for review. For the last week I’ve tried out the Seidio OBEX Waterproof Case for my iPhoneContinue Reading

Could Apple be developing a curved iPhone with a bigger screen

Bloomberg is reporting that Apple is developing new iPhones that feature curved glass and larger screens: “Two models planned for release in the second half of next year would feature larger displays with glass that curves downward at the edges, said the person, declining to be identified because the details aren’t public. Sensors that canContinue Reading

Apple posts new ad for gold iPhone 5s – Metal Mastered

Apple has posted a new ad on it’s YouTube page promoting it’s gold iPhone 5s called “Metal Mastered”. The ad proves at least one thing – Apple knows how to market a product! Check it out the ad below:

Apple confirms issues with iMessage in iOS 7

  The internet has exploded with people venting their frustration with iMessage after upgrading to iOS 7 (it  took me over 3 days just to get it to activate), well now Apple are admitting they have a problem: We are aware of an issue that affects a fraction of a percent of our iMessage users,Continue Reading

Apple posts “Extended Cut” of iPhone 5c “Greetings” ad

Apple has posted the extended cut to it’s iPhone 5c ad “Greetings”. The ad shows the diversity of Apple’s iPhone customers and gives some insight into the people Apple is targeting with the iPhone 5c.

Apple posts new ad for iPhone 5c and iOS 7

  Apple has posted a new ad on it’s YouTube page promoting the iPhone 5c called “Designed Together” showing off the new features of iOS 7 and how well they integrate with Apples new line of colourful phones.

Apple posts iPhone 5c ad – Plastic Perfected

Apple has just posted it’s first ad for the iPhone 5c – Plastic Perfected to it’s Youtube page. “Introducing iPhone 5c. A completely new expression of iPhone that’s not just for lovers of color. It’s for the colorful.”

Burberry teaser shot on iPhone 5s

  Burberry’s London Based fashion show is today and while your waiting you can take a look at this teaser they have posted to YouTube all shot on the iPhone 5s. – Pretty Nice “A glimpse of the upcoming Burberry Prorsum Womenswear S/S14 show – Monday 16 September at 2.30pm London time -http://www.Burberry.com”  

Apple posts “All New iSight Camera” video on YouTube

  As well as uploading the launch videos for the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S, Apple has also just uploaded a video for the all new iSight Camera in the iPhone 5S. Take a look below.

Apple launches 64 bit iPhone 5S with Touch ID

    Apple has also launched the premium iPhone 5S which boasts some pretty amazing features: 3 colours – Gold, Silver and Space Grey 64 bit – World First for a smartphone A7 chip – twice as fast as the previous model Better Camera – including a world first new “True Tone” flash, auto stabilisation,Continue Reading

Apple’s reveals iPhone 5C

Apple has been busy overnight. They launched a new line of the iPhone as expected called the iPhone 5C “for the colourful”. The iPhone 5C will be available in 5 colours and features a 4 inch Retina display powered by Apple’s A6 chip. The phone also features an 8mp camera and will be available inContinue Reading

Leaked photo of iPhone 5S user guide shows “Touch ID sensor”

Leaked photo of iPhone 5S user guide shows “Touch ID sensor”

  We’re getting close now to Apple’s special event to reveal the iPhone 5S and 5C and the leaks keep coming. This photo has come from french site Nowhereelse.fr and is apparently a user guide for the new iPhone. Interestingly it refers to the fingerprint sensor as a ”Touch ID sensor” and shows the rumoured silver ringContinue Reading

Apple puts up banners at it’s town hall ahead of iPhone event

Apple puts up banners at it’s town hall ahead of iPhone event

  The banners have gone up at Apple’s Cupertino HQ town hall where they will unveil the new iPhone within hours. Apple is expected to announce the new iPhone 5S with dual LED flash and fingerprint sensor in 2 new colours – champagne and graphite as well as a new range of lower cost butContinue Reading

Is this what the new iPhone home button will look like?

Is this what the new iPhone home button will look like?

Could this be what the new iPhone home button will look like? Martin Hajek has mocked this image up based on some leaked photos of the new iPhone 5S packaging. Apple is rumoured to have redesigned the home button to accommodate a fingerprint sensor. Head over to his site to see the full gallery. We’llContinue Reading

It’s official – Apple announces September 10 Media Event

It’s finally official –  Apple has just sent out invitations to a Media Event on September 10. The invitation features a lot of coloured bubbles and tagline “This should brighten everyone’s day” almost certainly hinting at the new iPhone 5C (the C for colour) which should be available in a variety of different colours andContinue Reading

Apple to add fingerprint security to new iPhone

Apple to add fingerprint security to new iPhone

It looks like the rumours about Apple adding a fingerprint sensor to the new iPhone are true. iOS 7 Beta 4 released earlier today has a new folder in it called “BiometricKitUI” and includes a description of a “Photo of a person holding an iPhone with their left hand while touching the Home button with theirContinue Reading