Month: January 2013

The most common places to accidentally demolish your iPhone

If you thought that dropping your iPhone on the subway or down a sewer grate was among the top ways to break these devices, think again. A recent study by warranty provider Squaretrade found that 51 percent of all iPhone accidents occur at home. According to the study, 21 percent of all iPhone accidents occur…

The most expensive iPhones in the world

If you thought your new iPhone was expensive, wait until you hear about these pricey gadgets. A recent article for Dopeclusive featured some of the world’s most expensive iPhones, which were created by some top luxury designers. The iPhone 4G Diamond Edition comes from Stuart Hughes of Goldstriker International, and it looks pretty much exactly…

Retrieving stolen iPhone takes a brutal turn

Many people get their Apple devices stolen every day. Recently, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg went so far as to blame the city’s increase in overall crime rate on iPhone thefts, as 40 percent of all robberies occurring there now involving smartphones. The Daily Mail recently reported that one 26-year-old construction worker from San Diego,…

iPhone owner gets creative to recover lost device

Many people have had an experience with a lost or stolen Apple device, and in more cases than not, these devices aren’t ever recovered. The Blaze recently reported the story of one crafty owner who took creative measures to recover his stolen iPhone. The source told the story of 27-year-old musician Nadav Nirenberg, who had…

Top ways to break your MacBook

Most people know that some easy ways to break a MacBook include chucking it across the room or dropping it in a lake, but there are far more creative ways to damage your favorite device. An article from CNET outlined some of the more unusual ways to break a MacBook. “In many respects, a laptop…

Battery life fixes for the iPhone

Battery and charging issues are commonly reported problems for iPhone users. People often note that their iPhone does not hold a charge, their battery life significantly decreases, their device overheats while charging or that their device is all around “dead.” While sometimes a new battery or iPhone may be required, there are a number of…

How to access a locked iPhone by restoring to factory setting

It can be surprisingly easy to find yourself locked out of your own iPhone. Stories abound of people recovering lost devices, buying used devices with unknown passcodes already implemented or simply not remembering passcodes. One quick fix for those who have purchased a used iPhone is to reset the device to its default settings. This…

DIY repairs for corrupted iPods

Apple products can be complex, and repairing them is oftenbetter left in the hands of professionals who understand how all the different components work. However, there are a few things you can tryyourself if you are experiencing any problems with your Apple iPod touch. A common issuewith the iPod comes from loading corrupted music files…

How to protect your iPhone

While in a perfect world our devices would never break or suffer any damage, in reality accidents happen. Apple continues to make advances in its iPhone models to protect against the elements and human error, but there are a few extra steps you can take to keep your device safe from harm. One of the…

How to take care of your iPad

The iPad is being used around the globe across a wide selection of industries, and the device serves as a favorite companion for many consumers. As your iPad becomes more central to all kinds of tasks, there are a few things to keep in mind when looking to extend the life of your device. Many…