iBetterCharge for Mac: For People Who Forget to Charge Their iDevices

iBetterCharge for Mac: For People Who Forget to Charge Their iDevices
I only know of one person who regularly forgets to charge her iPhone. In spite having a more-than-decent portable battery charger, her phone often still goes dead – simply because she forgets to charge. Now I suppose that there is always an exception to the rule, and I will go out on a limb and Read more…

“Bad Apple” Petition Hopes to Stop Apple From Using Harmful Chemicals

Bad Apple
Apple is certainly no stranger to complaints – from every angle. This time, the company is facing pressure from activists, who claim that Apple’s factories in China are using chemicals that are harmful to factory workers.   Source The campaign is dubbed “Bad Apple” and is led by two groups: China Labour Watch (no stranger to Read more…

How to Set Up a Gmail Account in iOS 7

How to Set Up a Gmail Account in iOS 7
Have an iPhone and need to set up your Gmail account in it? This quick tutorial will walk you through the basics of getting your Gmail account up and running in iOS 7 as well as a few additional tips and tricks to make Gmail awesome on the iPhone. 1. Gmail Settings First The first Read more…

Patent Granted: “Attack Detection Mode” on iPhones

Attack Detection Mode on iPhone
It wouldn’t be right to end the week without another cool patent granted to Apple, right? The Attack Detection Mode on iPhones is something that everyone should be excited about, as it’s not just another feature that would make things more convenient for this generation of instant gratification seekers. If it does get implemented, the Read more…

Does CarPlay Really Matter?

carplay failure
Early Monday morning Apple announced CarPlay; a new way to use your iPhone and car to listen to music, talk on the phone, receive text messages, and get turn-by-turn directions via Apple Maps. This giant step from Apple seems to be a great new way to use iOS 7 and your car, but does CarPlay Read more…

iPhone With Wraparound Display a Future Possibility

iphone with wraparound display
It’s always interesting to see what new patent Apple has been granted, if only to dream about even cooler stuff that we may actually throw our money at have in the future. In the past months, we’ve seen patents for the “iPen“, smart magnet technology for the iPad, and biometric headphones. Who knows when – or Read more…

How To Stop iOS From Connecting to Unwanted Wi-Fi Networks

How To Stop iOS From Connecting to Unwanted Wi-Fi Networks
With the recent security flaw in iOS that affected users connecting to public Wi-Fi, it brought to light the issues with connecting to any Wi-Fi network you can find. If you connected to a network on purpose or even by mistake and now you don’t want to be on it anymore, the simple fix is Read more…

2007 iPhone Launch Reimagined

Remember this? (I suppose that’s a silly question…) An explainer marketing agency experienced some extra creative moments, probably inspired by the birthday of Steve Jobs, and reimagined the 2007 iPhone launched. In many ways, it is totally different from the original, but in perhaps just as many ways, it retains the essence of that momentous Read more…

Could Your iPhone Run Your Next Mac?

Could Your iPhone Run Your Next Mac?
With the latest release of the iPhone 5S, iOS devices have stepped into 64-bit territory. This boost in processing power, more than any other device currently on the market, could give Apple the juice it needs to run notebook and even desktop computers right from the iPhone via a dock. The question is, does it Read more…

German Smoke Messaging Service: For When Your Telco Sucks

smoke messaging signal
I think that it is a universally acknowledged fact that there is no such thing as a brilliant, reliable telco. They will always boast of being the best, having the fastest LTE, and blah, blah, blah; but when it matters most (like when you’re really late for what could very well be the best date Read more…