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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... >>

TimeAppsule mobile lets you send messages, pics and videos locked to open at a certain time

TimeAppsule mobile lets you send messages, pics and videos locked to open at a certain time

By 16 December 2013

TimeAppsule is the world’s first app that lets users give time-locked gifts which open when the sender decides. Within the virtual capsule can be placed photos, videos, voice recordings, an invitation to a set location and personal messages. With the... >>

Hands-on: Lego Builder Case for iPhone 5S review

Hands-on: Lego Builder Case for iPhone 5S review

By 11 December 2013

Smartphone cases are serious business. They are there to protect your phone from drops and scrapes, to keep your most precious gadget safe through the toils of daily abuse. But serious doesn't have to be boring and nothing says that better than the Lego... >>

Olloclip Macro 3-in-1 Photo Lens for iPhone 5 and 5S is out now

Olloclip Macro 3-in-1 Photo Lens for iPhone 5 and 5S is out now

By 11 December 2013

Olloclip has announced a new Macro 3-in-1 Photo Lens that works with the iPhone 5 and 5S to offer enhanced up-close camera shots. The already excellent camera on the iPhone 5 and 5S can be improved by using lenses, and for close-up macro shots this set... >>