So you’ve got a new phone. And you love it more than anything else in the whole world.
That’s what it’s like with new phones, right? They are things of great beauty and perfection that you want to stand on a plinth, surrounded by cushions, in a temperature-controlled room protected by security guards with lasers, accessible only by your fair hands.
In short, when you get a new phone, you want to look after it, in order to keep it in that brand new condition, help it to perform at its best [...]
Apple says that the first batch of smart home devices running its HomeKit software will start shipping in June—despite a recent Fortune report to the contrary. According to the Wall Street Journal, an Apple spokesperson says that we’ll get our first taste of Apple-crafted home automation within a few short weeks.
Said Apple’s Trudy Muller:
“HomeKit [hardware certification] [...]
Apple has made it extremely easy to backup your Apple Watch, in fact, it’s so easy that you don’t even have to do anything. Your Apple Watch will automatically backup to your companion iPhone. So whether you backup your iPhone to iTunes or iCloud it will have the latest data from your Apple Watch and can be easily restored.
According to an Apple support document published today, here’s the types of data that is (and isn’t) included in your Apple Watch backup.Here’s what your Apple Watch backup [...]
When it comes to predicting the future of our gadgets, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is usually one to watch, since his predictions tend to come true—or pretty close to it. For weeks, he’s been making predictions about Apple’s efforts to make a new version of the iPhone 6, casually referred to as the iPhone 6s, and Tuesday is no different.
According to Kuo, as reported by a post on AppleInsider, the new iPhone 6s will [...]
It’s getting warmer, and that means summer is almost here. And with summer comes that most beloved of events for Apple fans: WWDC, which will be set for this coming June. There, we’re likely to see a new version of iOS, its mobile operating system for the iPhone and iPad. A post on 9to5Mac says that Apple will probably have iOS 8.4 on offer—but iOS 9 is moving forward for its own debut before too long.
The post is pretty [...]
Did you get your Apple Watch? Have you been enjoying it fully, frolicking through the fields, checking your pulse, texting your friends, sending them rude drawings? Does your battery die sooner than it should? If so, Apple knows, and it’s come up with some possible solutions.
Users have taken to Apple’s forums or Twitter to complain of Apple Watch battery problems, mainly revolving around chargers that don’t actually charge. One user offered up a two-step solution he got from Apple in support chat, helpfully condensed by a Monday [...]
For months, rumors have ping ponged back and forth about whether or not Apple would be making a smaller version of the iPhone 6—and on Tuesday, those rumors swung back the other way, with Digitimes reporting once again that a 4-inch iPhone was on its way.
According to the post, AU Optronics “is expected to supply 4-inch panels and is currently prepping 4.7- and 5.5-inch LTPS In-Cell [...]
The best rumors are iPhone rumors, right? Well, MacRumors has a few, brought to us courtesy of analyst Ming Chi Kuo from the firm KGI Securities. According to Kuo, Apple will bring a new version of its Force Touch technology it into the next generation of the iPhone—a rumor we’ve heard before. However, Kuo believes that the change would be so significant, that Apple would go ahead and call it the iPhone 7.
According to the post, Kuo claims that the new iteration of the Force Touch sensor would be different than the one Apple [...]
The popular music festival, Coachella, is fast approaching and if you are going to be attending then you need check out these seven tips on how to keep your iPhone’s battery from dying during your favorite artist’s set. Not going to Coachella? That’s ok, these tips, which were put together by the minds at Färbe Technik and BestTechie, can still help you with eeking out every last drop of juice you can get from your phone’s battery.Identify What is Draining the Battery: Updates to iOS 8 allow Apple users to [...]
Rumors that Apple is planning to release a smaller version of the iPhone 6—which may be called the iPhone 6C—continue to swirl. A post on FutureSupplier (via 9to5Mac) on Monday claims to show a couple of images that seem a whole lot like it’s depicting the rear casing of a new iPhone—specifically one that fits the description we’ve heard of the iPhone 6C so far.
The evidence, such as it is, really isn’t ironclad or anything. Mainly, we’ve got a few subtle differences in this [...]