In addition to introducing Healthbook, TextEdit and Preview, Apple is said to be considering making changes to certain stock applications for iOS 8. According to Mark Gurman, a blogger with a strong track record at reporting on rumors, one of the primary changes could be the removal of Game Center from both iOS and OS X… (more…)
Brainwavz | In-Ear Monitor | $ 22.50
Brainwavz has always been one of my go-to companies when it came to affordable headphones and audio gear. Recently, Brainwavz has come out with quite a few new IEMs, one that took the slot right below flagship, one midrange (for them), and then there is the delta, coming in towards the low-priced spectrum. The Brainwavz Delta still proves to not only be stylish, but sound good while at it. (more…)
Oh gosh. I’m pretty sure that absolutely zero people asked for this. But it’s here. Apple has given it to us: An app feature section on the App Store entitled “Sharing Selfies.”
Personally, I’m about ready for the word “selfie” to die a slow, miserable death. I cringe when I hear it. (more…)
As anyone would often do, basketball all-star LeBron James of the Miami Heat tweeted to vent his frustration about his smartphone crashing and erasing all of his personal data. The only problem? James is paid to endorse the Samsung Galaxy Note smartphone, which just happens to be the same handset he tweeted angrily about.
“My phone just erased everything it had in it and rebooted,” tweeted James. “One of the sickest feelings I’ve ever had in my life.” Unsurprisingly, considering his deal with Samsung, the tweet has since been deleted. But this is the Internet we’re talking about, meaning that retweets and screenshots are already out there by the dozen… (more…)
Seidio | Case | $ 34.95
Seidio is a manufacturer that has a small range of cases that vary with protection. From their smaller, thinner Surface case up to their heavy duty Convert. Between these two is a case called the Dilex. All these cases come with plenty of options, color and kickstand options but also have their own holsters that are available (sold separately). (more…)
Apple has quietly reduced its iPhone return policy from 30 days to 14 days in the United States, according to the company’s official retail website. The change aligns the iPhone with Apple’s standard 14-day return policy on all other products it sells, ranging from iPads and iPods to Macs and Apple TVs. The return policy in Canada has also been shorted to 15 days.
iFans forum member kylebusch writes:
I got a pair of Beats Solo HD headphones for my birthday and they’re pretty good, but I just think these headphones are overpriced and overhyped just because they’re Dr. Dre’s. Plus I want wireless Bluetooth headphones more, so anyone have any recommendations for Bluetooth headphones around $150?
I would personally recommend checking out our dedicated audiophiles section within the iFans forums, a useful place to learn about recommended headphones to choose from. Our reviews editor Marcus Nguyen has also featured a fair share of headphones over the past few years.
Interested in the underpinnings of iOS security, but not savvy enough to understand that massive white paper Apple published? Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte discussed the paper as their main topic on episode 446 of Security Now, a weekly podcast that discusses and explains topics revolving around the security of computers. If you have any interest in Apple’s efforts to keep iOS secure, give the show a listen.
It’s not often that I stumble across a tweak that I think is going to make waves in the jailbreak community. But that happened today, and the tweak is called ProWidgets. It comes from well-known jailbreak developer Alan Yip, creator of StatusHUD 2 and AltKeyboard – and now ProWidgets. (more…)