Apple Invites Sent For September 9th Event

Apple event

Apple has sent invites for an event on September 9th, as previously rumored. The invite reads, "Wish we could say more." The event will take place at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino at 10:00 a.m. PST. Those lucky enough to be in attendance need to arrive by 8:00 a.m. and the invite suggests they arrive early. The event should end almost a year of speculation regarding Apple's new iPhone. It is highly anticipated that Apple will use the event on September 9th to introduce at least one new iPhone 6, which will include big changes to the size of the display. Most are expecting Apple to ship a new iPhone 6 that features a 4.7-inch display. If you are looking for suitable comparisons, the Moto X and HTC One M7 also … [Read more...]

Bloomberg: Apple Preparing 12.9-inch iPad for 2015

With Apple expected to introduce a much larger iPhone next month, the rumors have rightly shifted to the iPad. Amidst reports of sluggish tablet sales, Apple is reportedly prepared to have its suppliers begin production on a 12.9-inch iPad. Continuing the trend of going big, this new larger iPad is slated for an early 2015 release, according to Bloomberg sources. … [Read more...]

Apps of the Week, Star Walk II, Camu, Swing Copters and more!

Apps of the week

As we move into the dog days of summer, the App Store offers up some cool hits. This week, we point our iPhones to the sky, find fun under the sky, experience some fabulous filters, discover an appetite for arcade gaming and when we're not staring into our retina displays, we're stargazing. It's time for the everythingiCafe apps of the week for August 24th, 2014. … [Read more...]

Apple iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program To Deal With Small Number of Affected Devices

iPhone 5 battery replacment

Apple today announced a new program to address issues with poor battery life affecting some iPhone 5 devices. It's been determined that a very small percentage of iPhone 5 devices may have issues with shorter battery life or need longer charge times, a topic being discussed in our forums. For those eligibile, Apple will replace your battery free of charge. … [Read more...]

NFL Now Channel Hits Apple TV

NFL Now Apple TV

As expected, the National Football League has brought its new NFL Now channel to the Apple TV, letting fans catch up on all the latest happenings of their favorite teams and more. As with other new channels, there isn't any you need to do on your end to enable the new channel, other than fire up your Apple TV. So, what can you expect? … [Read more...]

Apps of the Week, Camoji, Albums, Hanx Writer and more!

Apps of the week

With the calendar marking an end to summer vacation, the App Store added some fantastic new titles that will have you appending your back to school shopping lists. This week, we take on Triple H, ask Tom Hanks to help us with typing, use Spring to shop for the Fall, and wow our friends with our own emoji-laden memes. It's time for the everythingiCafe apps of the week for August 16th, 2014. … [Read more...]

Photos Show Purported 5.5-inch iPhone 6L Front Panel, Battery

iPhone 6L

New photos showing various parts of the purported 5.5-inch iPhone 6L have showed up on Chinese website Apple Daily. The website claims that the larger of the two new iPhones will be called the iPhone 6L. The site has provided images of the front panel, battery and the supposed logic board. While we've seen a seemingly steady stream of part leaks for the 4.7-inch model, parts from the rumored 5.5-inch model have been sparse, calling into question the veracity of rumors that it would launch next month. The front display panel is shown next to the 4.7-inch model. It has the appearances of being narrow. The panel cover is shown being held and does not appear to look overly large, despite the phablet size. One of the more notable … [Read more...]

Apple Considering Sapphire Displays For iPhone 6

iPhone screen damage

Apple is reportedly considering using sapphire for displays on the its new iPhone due next month and the forthcoming wearable. Apple has been investing heavily in the material, working with GT Advanced Technologies, the company which runs operations at an Mesa, Arizona based manufacturing plant created by the two. Earlier this year, the two had equipped the facilities with the necessary equipment for large scale deployment of sapphire crystal parts. According to the Wall Street Journal, production of the new displays are expected to begin this month, possibly destined for the iPhone 6. … [Read more...]

How to accept or send a calendar invite on iPhone or iPad

Send Calendar invites on iPhone

The Calendar app on your iOS device can be used to share calendars between family members or collaborating with a workgroup for business. These two forms of group calendars can often lead to your receiving event invitations or wanting to send your own. The Calendars app can make for a truly collaborative hub for organizing events, meetings and more. Here's how to send or accept a calendar invite on iPhone or iPad using iOS 7/8. … [Read more...]

Extreme Close-Ups Of iPhone 6 Parts Show Tapered Display, New Buttons

iPhone 6 parts

Just weeks away from the official introduction of the next generation iPhone(s), new high resolution photos have emerged that provide a close-up look at the power button, mute switch, SIM card tray and display. Feld & Volk, a company that specializes in building custom designed iPhones, are the source of the new images. They have previously shared photos and video of the rear shell, which match up with the most recent iPhone 6 rear shell photos. The most revealing image is this close up of the display panel, which seems destined for the 4.7-inch model. It clearly shows the display having a tapered edge. Again, we're seeing parts for the smaller of the two iPhones, with no part leaks showing up for the rumored 5.5-inch iPhablet. The … [Read more...]