All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘iPhone’

Apple Reducing iPhone 5C Production By Half [Report]

Last month, Apple launched the iPhone 5C as the cheaper alternative to the iPhone 5S. Normally, the company would just reduce the price of the existing iPhone 5 and call it a day, but the iPhone 5C represented its effort to try something different this time around. As it turns out, different is not always better. Chinese Tech site C …

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Apple Wants To Fix iOS 7 iMessage Glitch

The recent iOS 7 update has caused quite a stir; some are incredibly happy with the overhaul, spilling over with compliments about the new interface and updates. However, in the realm of most folks on the internet, who like to complain about almost everything, the iOS 7 update may just be worse than the government deciding to shut down like …

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iOS 7 Making You Nauseous? Jimmy Kimmel Can Help

Soon after Apple released iOS 7, some users complained of dizziness, nausea, and headaches. And it wasn’t just from the inability to download the damn thing. People claimed that the new operating system was making them feel sick – literally. With iOS 7 came new app animations that feature a hyper-zoom and a new “Parallax” motion that allows the background …

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Pinnacle Achieved: You Can Unlock the New iPhone with Your Peen

Last year, when Apple unveiled the iPhone 5, reviews of the device reached their logical conclusion as some guy had sex with one. Not really, but he pretended to – and it was funnyish. Now, in a life-affirming twist of reality mimicking (admittedly immature) art, we have confirmation that you can in fact unlock your new iPhone 5S with your …

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iPhone 5S Manufacturing Costs Estimated at $199

After the launch of the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C last week, Apple (predictably) sold record numbers of the smartphones over the weekend. This is despite rumors of low manufacturing yields due to difficulties surrounding the new fingerprint scanner in the iPhone 5S. Now, with the smartphone finally in the hand of consumers, analysts can estimate just what kind of …

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Of Course Somebody Already Shot The iPhone 5S

Apple launched the iPhone 5S on Friday, and it went on to have the best weekend yet for an iPhone launch. Now that’s all well and good, but we can’t properly have an iPhone launch without somebody doing something terrible to it. That’s where RatedRR comes in. Over the weekend, RatedRR bought a golden iPhone 5S and decided to do …

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Slate: Your Smartphone is Built with Blood

Slate published a story this week that may turn a few heads with the release of the new iPhone iterations: the biggest manufacturing trade group in the United States is in the midst of a court battle with the Securities & Exchange Commission over whether or not consumers should be made aware of the primary sources of the minerals used …

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iPhone 5s Touch ID Fingerprint Technology Apparently Hacked In Just A Day [Video]

Well, that didn’t take long. The iPhone 5s was released on Friday with its Touch ID fingerprint-scanning security technology, and it looks as though it may have already been hacked. In fact, it had already been done by Saturday, when the Chaos Computer Club (based in Germany) claimed to have done so, providing a video as evidence. “A fingerprint of …

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iPhone 5S Fingerprint Scanner Already Drawing Scrutiny From Lawmakers

The iPhone 5S just launched today, and fans are already happily scanning their fingerprints into the devices’s new Touch ID system. Apple (and science) claims it’s perfectly secure, but lawmakers aren’t so sure. The Hill reports that Sen. Al Franken has sent Apple a letter regarding the fingerprint scanner technology in the iPhone 5S. As you would expect, he’s concerned …

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iOS 7 Download Problems Run Rampant

Apple released the iOS 7 update on Wednesday, and some users have had a lot of issues when trying to update their devices. Not only are many users having trouble downloading the iOS 7 update, they are having difficulty activating the download as well. While any Apple update is going to have glitches, some users are reportedly spending hours and …

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It’s iPhone 5s And 5c Release Day

The day is here. Eager consumers can now get their iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c. At least some of them can. Word is that supplies of the gold model are limited, so if that’s the one you want, you can try your luck. Either way, the release date is upon us. Here’s what people are saying about the iPhone 5s …

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Google Wallet Finally Available For iPhone

Google just announced its first Google Wallet app for iPhone, which is available for iOS 6 and up. It’s interesting that they waited until IOS 7 was released, if 6 is supported as well, but either way it’s here now. The release follows a major update to the Android app, which brought some new loyalty programs with it, as well …

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