For years, it seemed like the iPhone was getting bigger before our very eyes. A shape change starting with the iPhone 5 gave us a more rectangular shape and more screen real estate to go along with it. The loss of the physical "Home" button in later generations did the exact same thing, as did the release of the larger 6"+ "Plus" and "Max" models years later. While a 6.7" iPhone may be … [Read more...]
iPhone 5C Becomes Vintage
When the iPhone 5C was originally released on September 20, 2013, it immediately became a top seller for the tech giant. Both the 5C and its counterpart, the 5S, sold a combined nine million units over the first three days alone - setting a record in terms of initial sales. It remained one of the top three best selling phones in the United States for a full three months after its launch, an … [Read more...]
iPhone12 Mini vs. the iPhone SE
If you're interested in getting a smaller more pocket-size iPhone, the clear choice was the affordable iPhone SE released earlier this year. But now the launch of the iPhone 12 Mini, there is a new newer smaller iPhone in town. Which should you go for? Whenever Apple unveils the latest upgrade to its iPhone, you can count on there being more than one type of model from which to … [Read more...]
Pinterest App Widget
By far, one of the most exciting updates that Apple brought to the iOS 14 operating system had to do with widgets - the small, graphics-heavy tiles representing all of our favorite apps that put the information we need to know right at our fingertips. Now, it's easier than ever to check the weather or get those sports scores without opening a dedicated app. In fact, you don't even have to … [Read more...]
New Apple Packaging: What’s Missing?
Apple has made a big change with the packaging of the new iPhone 12… There are 2 things missing. And it's likely that Apple will continue this practice on all future iPhones… Typically, an iPhone comes with a variety of accessories in the box including Apple's own earbuds (not to be confused with their more expensive AirPods), a charging cable, and a charging brick to plug into a wall outlet … [Read more...]
Can Police Hack Into Your iPhone?
In the United States, police need to ask a judge for a search warrant before they can look through your belongings. They must demonstrate why they suspect you may have committed a crime or are helping criminals. Then, they are allowed to search your property, such as to examine the contents of your office, including private documents and messages stacked on your desk. But as people come to rely … [Read more...]
5G Battery Drain
5G is so much more than just another marketing term. By delivering speeds that can reach up to 10 gigabits per second in many places (meaning that connections are literally 100 times faster than on 4G), 5G brings with its lightning-fast download speeds, lower latency, and better support for the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, virtual reality and all of the related concepts that … [Read more...]
Meet iPhone 12
You can order an iPhone 12 directly from Apple on Amazon here. It's available in Red, Black, Blue, Green or White. In sizes 64GB, 128GB and 256GB. … [Read more...]
Should You Wait for iPhone 13?
Apple just introduced the iPhone 12 last week, and already people are talking about the next iPhone… iPhone 13. While the iPhone 12 has some nice new upgraded features, there are still a few surprising compromises. Compromises that will probably be fixed in the iPhone 13. The iPhone 13 is expected to have a reduced sized notch at the top of the screen and will have 120Hz ProMotion refresh … [Read more...]