5 Things You Can Do Right Now To Personalize Your iPhone

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We all share the excitement that comes with a new phone. The unboxing, the fresh scent of new tech and all of the fun stuff that comes with a new iPhone. All too often, the excitement dies down. You're left with an iPhone that looks no different from everyone else in your office or school; a technological companion that while functional, is no longer the Apple of your eye. If I had to guess, I'd say that I pick up my iPhone 180 times per day. Okay, I may not be average, but suffice to say that you are probably picking up and looking at your iPhone quite often throughout the day. Yet so often, we do very little to make it our own, other than jamming it with all of our stuff. There are easy things you can do right now to personalize your … [Read more...]

Video Shows iPhone 6 Front Panel Compared to iPhone 5s

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In recent weeks and months, there have been no shortage of iPhone 6 mockups, based on the purported leaked schematics. Recent reports suggest the dummy units suffer from low build quality and are not accurate,specifically the 'stripes' that grace the back of the device. Today we are seeing what appears to be an actual part leak of the iPhone 6. Chinese website iFanr provides us with a video look at the alledged glass display of the iPhone 6 in comparison with the current iPhone 5s. … [Read more...]

Phone 6, 5.5-inch iPhone Air Release Date Reportedly Set For September 25th

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A new report via China.com claims Apple will release the iPhone 6 on Thursday, September 25th. Citing internal sources, this varies from previous reports claiming a German carrier was informed of a September 19th release date. Apple will reportedly introduce two new iPhones on September 15th, a date which isn't in keeping with the typical Tuesday event schedule. Then again, nothing is typical when it comes to the iPhone 6, which will see Apple breaking from the traditional single device release. Sure we had the iPhone 5c last year, but all signs point to the company release two sizes of the flagship model. One will feature a 4.7-inch display and the other offering a massive 5.5-inch display. … [Read more...]

Will Apple cut storage prices on iPhone 6?

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If you missed it last week, Apple updated their iPod touch line to include a new version of the 16GB entry-level model. It now includes a rear camera and color choices, bringing the specs in line with the 32Gb and 64GB versions. Despite its premium pricing of $229, he previous low-end model was severely knee-capped when it was first introduced, with no choice of colors and no rear camera. Prices have also been adjusted to a more reasonable $50 difference between each model. Value increases as you move up the line, with the most expensive 64GB iPod touch offering the most value at $299. Only $100 separates the 16GB from the 64GB. When you compare pricing to the iPhone 5s, each incremental jump costs you an extra $100. Double. That's a nice … [Read more...]

iPhone 6 Final Design Differs From Mockups

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As we proceed into the summer months, we are getting increasingly closer to the release of the iPhone 6. Over the past few months, we've seen numerous mockups of the iPhone 6, all of which have been based on leaked schematics. There has been much debate about the veracity of the design and today we get clarity as to differences between the mockups and the final design.Japanese newspaper Nikkei confirmed the round shape, which has favorable comparisons the 5th generation iPod touch. They question the completeness of the mockup, which appear to be of low build quality. There are unnecessary gaps between the home button the display. Speaking of the display, it also has gaps that don't transition well to the aluminum. One theory … [Read more...]

Apple Highlights Parenthood In New iPhone 5s Commercial

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Apple debuted a new commercial for the iPhone 5s titled 'Parenthood' last night. The ad is part of their continuing "you're more powerful than you think" campaign. Apple's film focuses on the various aspects of parenthood and how the iPhone 5s can be both helpful and enrich the experience for parents and children. It is set to "Life of Dreams" by Julie Doiron, which is available on iTunes. … [Read more...]

Apple To Kill Off Aperture and iPhoto, To Be Replaced By Photos

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When Apple introduced Photos at WWDC 14, it seemed that logical that it would be the successor to iPhoto. Now comes word from Apple via The Loop, that Apple is indeed replacing iPhoto with Photos for OS X coupled with iCloud Photo Library. Pro photographers and enthusiasts will have to look for an alternative for Aperture. Both iPhone and Aperture will no longer receive updates, with development stopped. … [Read more...]

Walmart Drops Price Of iPhone 5c to $29, iPhone 5s to $99

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Starting today, Walmart has dropped the price on both the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S. The iPhone 5C is now priced at $29 and the iPhone 5S at $99. The new prices are not a temporary price cut, so you can expect other retailers to follow. These aren't the lowest prices we've seen, but those have always been temporary promotions. Prices for other models were not announced, but expectations are for those to also see price cuts.The moves by Walmart come as we move towards the summer season and eventual release of the oft-rumored iPhone 6. If you absolutely need a new iPhone, these are fantastic prices. If you can wait or have strong desire for a larger display, it makes sense to wait it out. Apple has been following a fall release schedule … [Read more...]

128GB iPhone 6 Limited To 5.5-inch Model?

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Apple has yet to offer storage capacity greater than 64GB on the iPhone, but that could be changing with the iPhone 6. Reports have Apple considering a 128GB option, which would be limited to the larger 5.5-inch model. This move could be in addition to changes at the lower end, with the base model now offering 32GB, something which would extend to both of the new iPhones. … [Read more...]