First iPhone 5c Reviews: ‘Feels as Solid as the 5s’, ‘Most Beautiful iPhone Since the 4 and 4s’
At Apple's media event last week, Apple handed out some iPhone 5C unites to various publications. The embargo on reviews has now been lifted and reactions are now being posted. Here are some interesting excerpts that highlight some of the reactions to the iPhone 5C. For reactions to the iPhone 5S, check out this article.
David Pogue, The New York Times
The budget model, the new iPhone 5C, comes in five colors ($100 for the 16-gigabyte model with a two-year contract, $550 without). It’s essentially identical to last year’s iPhone 5, except that its back and sides are a single piece of plastic ...
iPhone 5S Reviews: Two-Tone Flash Produces ‘Lovely Results’, Touch ID a ‘Genuinely Awesome’
The first iPhone 5S reviews are coming in, and here are some excerpts:
Jim Dalrymple, The Loop
Setting up a fingerprint is as easy as resting your finger on the Home button and following the onscreen instructions. The button will vibrate when it’s reading; lift your finger and rest it on the button again; and repeat until it’s done. Very simple.
Speed increases are something we expect with new Apple products, but the iPhone 5s goes above and beyond expectations. In addition to the faster processor, the iPhone 5s is also the world’s first 64-bit phone. These changes make the 5s up to twice ...
Apple Releases iOS 7 with UI Redesign, Multitasking Screen, iTunes Radio and Much More
Apple released iOS 7 to the public today, making it available for download on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Users can install the update by either connecting the device to iTunes and clicking the "Check for Updates" button or directly on the iOS device under Settings -> General -> Software Update.
iOS 7 adds over 200 new features and includes the biggest redesign of the user interface so far. One new features is called Control Center, which can be accessed by sliding up from the bottom of the screen and gives access to settings like Bluetooth, Wireless, Brightness and other useful ...
Live Coverage of Apple’s 2013 iPHone Media Event
Apple's media event begins at 10AM Pacific Time / 1PM Eastern Time. Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C and give a final overview of iO 7 before it launches to the public. It doesn't look like Apple will be providing a live video stream of today's event, but we will update you with a link if they do.
For live blogging of the event, the following tech sites will be providing coverage: Engadget, Ars Technica, Mac Rumors and The Verge. Also be sure and check back with us for highlights of today's announcements. Be sure to follow us on ...
Posted on January 28, 2014 by eli courey
Guests arriving at the Aloft Hotel in Manhattan or one in Silicon Valley will soon be able to use their iPhone as a key to enter their rooms. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. plan to offer this feature in a few of their hotels before the end of the quarter. Guests will receive a […]
Posted on January 26, 2014 by eli courey
Jason Kinsella and Charlotte Bakken have recreated a design classic with a modern twist. This project is testament to how a brand can sometimes move in a full circle. Kinsella and Bakken (both big fans of LEGO) recreated a scale model of the 1984 classic, Apple Macintosh. Then with a few simple adjustments to the […]
Posted on January 26, 2014 by eli courey
Here are some simple instructions on how to replace the OS X Dock trash can with an icon of Apple’s new Mac Pro, which many have been saying resembles a trash can. 1.) Go to Machintosh HD > System > Library > CoreServices > Dock 2.) Right click and “Show Package Contents” — Go to […]
Posted on January 3, 2014 by vincent oliver
Although more Android devices are sold every day, Apple’s iOS remains the most used for mobile web devices. The iPhone had a jump of 1.8 percent in web traffic between December 20 and December 29, giving it an overall 54.3 percent share of total mobile web traffic. The iPad had a minor share loss, but […]
Posted on December 13, 2013 by vincent oliver
The iPhone 5S was the top-selling smartphone at AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile for September, October and November of this year. The iPhone 5S came out in the second half of September and has been extremely popular with customers. Samsung’s Galaxy S4 holds second place across all carriers and the iPhone 5C comes in third. […]
Posted on November 21, 2013 by eli courey
The city of Cupertino granted final approval to Apple for it’s new campus. While the city council had already unanimously agreed to the contraction in October, it gave its formal approval on Tuesday. Construction will begin later this year starting with the demolition of the Hewlett-Packard office buildings currently on the site.
Posted on November 20, 2013 by eli courey
Two new channels have been added to the Apple TV, Yahoo Screen and PBS. Yahoo Screen features shows like the Daily Show, Colbert Report, Saturday Night Live among others.
Posted on November 11, 2013 by eli courey
Bloomberg claims that Apple is working on two next-generation iPhones with larger curved glass screens. The new iPhones will feature a 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screen and include enhanced touch sensors that incorporate pressure sensitivity. Both models are reported to be released late 2014. Please keep in mind that Bloomberg is often wrong about Apple rumors, […]
Posted on October 31, 2013 by eli courey
Apple’s latest generation iPad, the iPad Air, will be available on Friday, November 1. The device features a 9.7-inch Retina display in a thinner and lighter design. Weighing on pound, the iPad Air is 20 percent thinner and 28 percent lighter than the fourth generation iPad. The iPad Air cost $499 for the 16GB model, […]
Posted on October 17, 2013 by eli courey
Apple announced that the company hired Angela Ahrendts, CEO of British luxury fashion house Burberry. Her title at Apple will be Senior Vice President of Retail. Press Release: Angela Ahrendts, CEO of Burberry, will be joining Apple in a newly created position, as a senior vice president and member of our executive team, reporting to […]