Month: August 2013

Operating system upgrades for Apple may hit iPad later

Apple's upcoming September announcement will likely feature the reveal of the final version of iOS 7, an operating system that will support all of the company's devices, including the iPad, iPhone and iPod. This will support iPhones 4, 4S and 5, as well as the fifth-generation iPod touch, Pad 2, iPad mini, and both Retina iPads. However, 9to5Mac…

Beyond the next iPhone and iPad:; possible upcoming Apple releases

New announcements for the iPhone are coming in the next month, according to multiple reports, but what about beyond that? According to a note from Citi Research, we could soon be seeing an iPad Mini Retina and the iPhone 6 as well. CNET reported that a note to investors from Citi said the Mini Retina could come in…

Dogs now receiving iPad lessons

Are you willing to let Rufus use your iPad? According to The Wall Street Journal, there are now classes in New York City that aim to instruct dogs on how to use Apple tablets. Dog trainer Anna Jane Grossman started giving these lessons to dogs last year where dogs will learn how to apply their nose to…

Apple seeing gold with new iPhone… literally

The hype about the new iPhone is becoming very real as the September announcement date draws closer, and there has been a lot of talk about adding gold as a new color option alongside the current black and white sets the devices are known for. This would be the first new color available for the iPhone since 2007,…

iBreak stories: Easy fix for noisy iPad

One customer from New York sent over their third-generation 64GB iPad recently after noticing that when the volume was turned up for any form of media, including video chats, music and app sounds, there was a static sound that should not be there. Sound would play, but the user wanted iPad repair to have the static and crackling sound fixed. The customer said he…

What do customers want on the new iPhone?

The new iPhone is set to be unveiled in September, but what are customers actually looking for in the device? According to USA Today, the No. 1 request from customers is better battery life. They spoke with users of the Apple devices who said a battery that drains too quickly is no fun. For those who…

iBreak stories: Bullying cracks screen

Many children now have iPhones to stay in touch with their friends, family and other loved ones, but this is quite an expensive and sensitive device to be leaving with young ones at all times. One recent iResQ customer from Massachusetts had to send in their white iPhone 4S after the lens was smashed due…

Tablets could be great for education

We're far beyond the age of blackboard and chalk, as students and teachers are now seeing a greater breadth of use of tablet devices in the classroom. The Telegraph reported that more schools are starting to replace textbooks with new technology, and teachers are starting to become "learning enablers​," leading children through material instead of lecturing at them. With…

Price of older iPhones drops in wake of announcement

For those in need of iPhone repair services for an older device, now is the time to start fixing it up for sale, according to Jason O'Grady of the ZDNet Apple Core blog. According to new information from uSell.com, a website for the sale of used electronics, those who want to sell their device can likely make an…

Is there a new iPhone coming soon?

It's that time of year again – a new iPhone may soon grace the world with its presence. Or at least that's what Joshua Brustein of Bloomberg Businessweek said. With not much time remaining in summer, Apple's next announcement may be very quickly approaching. For those with older devices who may not be interested in a…