Why does the ‘Effective. Power’ text crash your iPhone?

Why does the ‘Effective. Power’ text crash your iPhone?

Earlier in the week, we discovered that something as simple as a text could crash the iPhone.

Apple has published a temporary workaround on how to fix the issue and has promised a software update to fix it permanently. But we still get questions about why a text message with Arabic/Unicode crashes the iPhone.

Aeuria LS displays a stylish clock on the Lock screen [Jailbreak Tweak]

Aeuria LS displays a stylish clock on the Lock screen [Jailbreak Tweak]


One of the reasons that I crave for a jailbreak is the freedom to customize my device the way I want. There are many Cydia tweaks that will help users bring a new look to their iOS device. Aeuria LS is one such tweak that brings a stylish clock to your Lock screen.

Apple: Apple Watch won’t measure heart rate every 10 minutes when you’re in motion or your arm is moving

Apple: Apple Watch won’t measure heart rate every 10 minutes when you’re in motion or your arm is moving

Find a Gift Your Dad Will Love with these Great Father’s Day Roundup [Deals Hub]

Find a Gift Your Dad Will Love with these Great Father’s Day Roundup [Deals Hub]

Instead of struggling to figure out which remote goes to which device, just trust it all to Blumoo. With a powerful bluetooth signal that reaches 150 feet, it can talk to every part of your entertainment system so you always have control. Manage your TV, your sound system, just about every command you could imagine is just a tap away on your phone.

Deal Alert: Save $100 on iPad mini 3 at Best Buy

Deal Alert: Save $100 on iPad mini 3 at Best Buy

If you’re planning to buy an iPad mini 3 then Best Buy is offering a $100 discount for Apple’s 7.9-inch tablet. The deal is available only on select models.

Daily App Deals: 20 awesome iOS apps that are on sale or free today (May 29)

Daily App Deals: 20 awesome iOS apps that are on sale or free today (May 29)

We have some great apps for you today that are discounted for a short duration in the App Store, including Stunt Star: The Hollywood Years, Block City Wars and others. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

Apple refreshes iTunes receipts with bigger cover art, new subject field and more

Apple refreshes iTunes receipts with bigger cover art, new subject field and more

With the Worldwide Developers Conference right around the corner now, both the Rumor and News Mills are quieting down, leading up to the storm of information set to arrive soon enough.

Google Photos stuck at ‘Preparing Backup’ [Update: Fixed]

Google Photos stuck at ‘Preparing Backup’ [Update: Fixed]

I was quite excited when launched Google Photos yesterday. It is enhanced version of Google+ Photos, which was quite impressive with features like auto awesome, search etc.

How to disable Facebook Messenger’s Location Tracking

How to disable Facebook Messenger’s Location Tracking

Facebook is one of my most used apps on my iPhone. And ever since they forced me to download their separate Messenger application, both apps are part of my daily routine. Facebook, a company very familiar with privacy issues and missteps, cloaks its motives in “providing the best experience” for its users.

Those Apple vans are collecting next-gen Maps data and Street View storefronts

Those Apple vans are collecting next-gen Maps data and Street View storefronts

At the early party of 2015, rumors began swirling that Apple was out there in the wild testing self-driving mini vans. Or, simply using vehicles to gather more information for their own Maps app.