Is Insuring Your iPhone 5S Worth It?

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Source It used to be that the only things that needed insurance were houses, cars, and other really expensive purchases. The idea of insuring something as “trivial” as a smartphone would have been an overkill a mere 5 years ago, but times, they are a’changing. While we do see more people with iPhones on the Read more…

Apple’s iPhone 5c Loses Its Shine

Apple's iPhone 5c Loses Its Shine
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Apple’s iOS 7 vs. Google’s Android 4.4

Apple's iOS 7 vs. Google's Android 4.4
Apple’s iOS 7 vs. Google’s Android 4.4 (via slashdot) Now that Apple’s iOS 7 is in the wild, it’s perhaps time to compare it with Google’s upcoming Android 4.4 (codenamed “KitKat,” as in the candy bar). As with previous versions of Android, this latest iteration is named after a sweet confection… Read more…

iPhone 5S users moan of Windows style “blue screen of death”

iPhone 5S users moan of Windows style "blue screen of death"
iPhone 5S users moan of Windows style ‘blue screen of death’ (via http://newsrule.com) EARLY ADOPTERS of Apple’s flagship iPhone 5S smartphone might be wondering whether their device is in fact running Microsoft Windows, with some users reporting a ‘Blue Screen of Death’ (BSOD). The Verge reports that a handful of users have been… Read more…

A New iOS 7 Feature May Cause Data Usage to Spike, Here’s How To Fix It

A New iOS 7 Feature May Cause Data Usage to Spike, Here's How To Fix It
A New iOS 7 Feature May Cause Data Usage to Spike, Here’s How To Fix It (via BestTechie) The other day I received a phone call from my mom, “Our data usage for this month increased a lot, we are already using over 4GB of our 6GB limit,” she said to me.  I could tell Read more…

iPhone and iPad users discover an iMessage bug in iOS 7

iPhone and iPad users discover an iMessage bug in iOS 7
iPhone and iPad users discover an iMessage bug in iOS 7 (via The Inquirer) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER Apple’s iOS 7 mobile operating system reportedly has tripped up some iPhone and iPad users with an iMessage bug. Over on the Apple support forums a number of iPhone and iPad users are reporting that they are unable to Read more…

Do the New Apple iPhones Cater to Both Frugal and Spendy Customers?

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  Image credit Since Apple’s new iPhone 5C and 5S models appeared in retail stores on September 20, there has been much speculation about the company’s direction. Apple is known for its hard stance on pricing. The company seems allergic to discounting and sale pricing. Prices hardly budge during Black Friday and other shopping holidays. Read more…

Apple Looking To Solarize The iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch?

Apple Looking To Solarize The iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch?
Apple Looking To Solarize The iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch? (via Clean Technica) Originally published on Solar Love. Apple recently posted a job announcement for a thin films engineer for its mobile devices division, making some people think that the mobile giant might be looking to develop some solar-powered devices. Surely, if… Read more…

Will the iPhone 5C Cannibalize the iPhone 5S?

Will the iPhone 5C Cannibalize the iPhone 5S?
Will the iPhone 5C Cannibalize the iPhone 5S? (via slashdot) How many people are ordering Apple’s new iPhone 5C? As noted by CNET, Apple hasn’t released data on the number of iPhone 5C units it presold in the device’s first 24 hours of availability—a first for the iPhone since 2009. Why is that? Reporter… Read more…

When excellence simply isn’t good enough for Apple

When excellence simply isn't good enough for Apple
When excellence simply isn’t good enough for Apple (via Pando Daily) By Kevin Kelleher On September 10, 2013Nearly a year ago, Apple’s stock was trading at $705 a share, capping a fourfold increase over the previous three years. That peak price came only a few days after Apple introduced the iPhone 5. At the time,… Read more…