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Apple promises to fix iOS 7's 'white screen of death' in future software update

Apple promises to fix iOS 7's 'white screen of death' in future software update

By 23 January 2014

Apple has promised to fix the "whitescreen of death" bug that's affected iPhones running iOS 7 since September.  The bug causes the iPhone to "soft reboot" out of nowhere, interrupting tasks for between 30 to 60 seconds as you wait for the home screen... >>

Apple and Samsung dominate US smartphone market with 68 per cent share

Apple and Samsung dominate US smartphone market with 68 per cent share

By 16 January 2014

Apple and Samsung's strength in the US smartphone market is continuing to grow in dominance, according to research group NPD. The duo now account for 68 per cent of smartphones owned in the US as customers look toward flagship handsets like the iPhone... >>

Mophie Space Pack expands your iPhone's storage as well as its battery life

Mophie Space Pack expands your iPhone's storage as well as its battery life

By 7 January 2014

Mophie has announced a new case that will not only give your battery a boost, but also expand the storage available for your iPhone. The Mophie Space Pack was announced today at CES 2014 in Las Vegas. The new case will come in two capacities, 16GB or... >>

Apple acquires company behind SnappyCam, to improve iPhone's camera

Apple acquires company behind SnappyCam, to improve iPhone's camera

By 5 January 2014

Apple has acquired SnappyLabs, the company behind SnappyCam, an app for the iPhone that can take full-resolution photos at 20 to 30 frames per second. TechCrunch first reported the deal, and it was later confirmed by Apple in the boilerplate statement... >>

Top 5 apps to turn your iPhone 5S into a fitness tracker

Top 5 apps to turn your iPhone 5S into a fitness tracker

By 30 December 2013

When Apple released the iPhone 5S in September, one of its main features was the new M7 processor. Separate from the main A7 CPU, the M7 processor's function is to collect sensor data from integrated accelerometers, gyroscopes and compasses. Essentially,... >>

Fitbit adds fitness tracking to its iPhone app, thanks to M7 processor

Fitbit adds fitness tracking to its iPhone app, thanks to M7 processor

By 30 December 2013

Fitbit updated its iPhone app on Monday to take advantage of the iPhone 5S M7 motion processor, much like the Nike+ Move app released earlier this year. The Fitbit update allows users to track their activity without Fitbit hardware, which costs about... >>

Apple could introduce a voice-based photo search using Siri

Apple could introduce a voice-based photo search using Siri

By 30 December 2013

An Apple patent hints at the next step for Siri where it can tag and search through photos using voice controls. The "Voice-Based Image Tagging and Searching" feature, as it’s referred to in the patent, would be able to find pictures based on strings... >>

Apple and China Mobile ink long-awaited iPhone deal

Apple and China Mobile ink long-awaited iPhone deal

By 22 December 2013

Apple and China Mobile have agreed to a long-awaited deal that will put the iPhone on the world's largest carrier.  As part of the "multi-year" agreement, China Mobile will offer the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C from China Mobile's network of retail stores... >>

Jailbreak tool released for iOS 7, bringing tweaks and utilities with it

Jailbreak tool released for iOS 7, bringing tweaks and utilities with it

By 22 December 2013

A jailbreak tool for iOS 7 has been released by the "evad3rs" team, allowing iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad users to customise the iOS software. The "evasi0n 7" jailbreak is "untethered" meaning users can turn off their device without losing the jailbreak. ... >>

OptUX would give one-handed controls to larger screened iPhone 5S

OptUX would give one-handed controls to larger screened iPhone 5S

By 17 December 2013

If making the jump from the iPhone 4S to the iPhone 5S is daunting, or has already proved annoying, OptUX is the interface that would fix it. This allows one-handed use by intelligently recognising in which hand you’re holding the phone. But we say... >>