Month: October 2012

Sure, iPhone repair isn’t quite the same as jumping a motorcycle over a burning building. But, just as a stuntman might advise you not to try the latter at home, you may want to leave the former to the experts as well. We received this 8GB iPhone 3GS from a Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin customer who…

If you’ve found yourself picking up your iPhone instead of your laptop when you want to go online, you’re not alone. According to a new study from research firm IDC, consumers are increasingly using mobile devices instead of PCs to access the Internet. The study found that the number of people in the United States…

As anyone who has been in the midst of a serious game of Doodle Jump while boarding the plane can attest, it can be frustrating to have to turn off your phone for take-off. Yet federal regulations clearly state that passengers on commercial airlines have to power down their devices until planes reach an altitude…

We’ve found there’s just about no end to the creative places people find to use their iPads, whether in the kitchen or the workplace. Regardless of the function you’ve found for your tablet, though, there’s most likely a mounting solution designed to help you out. A recent AV Network article rounded up a series of…

With Hurricane Sandy knocking out power along the East Coast, many iPhone owners may find themselves unable to charge their phone. Whether you’re caught in the storm or planning to take an extended camping trip, though, there are a few ways you can extend your iPhone’s battery life if you don’t have access to electricity.…

The image of the business user hooked to his or her BlackBerry may soon be a thing of the past. In a recent presentation at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, Peter Sondergaard, Gartner’s senior vice president of research, told the audience that iPads will outnumber BlackBerrys in enterprise use by 2014, according to AllThingsD. Noting that CIOs…

No, the Fusion Drive is not some spaceship accessory from your favorite sci-fi movie. The feature, which arrives in a number of devices Apple announced during its October 23 media event, is actually just a cutting-edge piece of hard drive technology. The Fusion Drive bridges the fast performance of flash memory with the affordability and…

If you’ve ever gotten the impression that fans lining up for iPhones may be more excited by the devices than their religious tradition, you may be right. According to one anthropologist who spoke to TechNewsDaily, the fervor surrounding Apple product launches, such as the one on October 23, is similar to that of a religion.…

Remember when McDonald’s stopped keeping track of the number of billions of hamburgers it had sold on its signs? That moment could be coming soon for Apple, too, based on the numbers it unveiled at its October 23 media event. The company reported that there have now been 35 billion App Store downloads. Additionally, the…

Apples and worms have always gone hand-in-hand, and, at its media event on October 23, Apple made it clear that the company has one set of worms in mind: bookworms. During an event that debuted a range of new products, Apple CEO Tim Cook took time to highlight a series of updates to the company’s…