Do not, under any circumstances, ‘charge’ your iPhone in a microwave

Do not, under any circumstances, ‘charge’ your iPhone in a microwave

The internet is a tricky place. Some things can find their way to viral status, and fool many people, in a blink of an eye. Last year, it was all about a waterproof iPhone. This year, though, a hoax involving microwaves has started to catch on.

Report shows iOS 8 apps crash 78% more often than iOS 7.1 apps

Report shows iOS 8 apps crash 78% more often than iOS 7.1 apps

Now that iOS 8 is out in the wild, courtesy of Apple launching the platform last week, people are starting to compare the new to the old. In this case, one report states that apps running on iOS 8 have a higher tendency to crash than apps on iOS 7.1.

iPhone 6 camera compared to previous iPhone generations

iPhone 6 camera compared to previous iPhone generations

The iPhone 6 has a great camera. Apple has worked diligently every year, with every new iPhone iteration, to improve the camera when compared to its predecessor. Now, the developers behind the popular camera app, Camera+, have done a massive comparison photo shoot between the iPhone 6, and every other major generation before it.

iPhone 6 Plus put through a ‘bend test’

iPhone 6 Plus put through a ‘bend test’

Early on Tuesday, September 23, a series of reports surfaced that cited several owner complaints about the iPhone 6 Plus, and the new handset bending in their pockets. Now, a new YouTube video has been posted, putting the large device through a “bend test,” to see how it fares.

Apple has acquired magazine publishing platform PRSS

Apple has acquired magazine publishing platform PRSS

Apple is no stranger to buying companies. In fact, since fiscal 2013 they’ve acquired upwards of 29 of them. While many were high-profile, like Beats Electronics, and others made the news cycle as well, there were several others that remained unknown.

New rubber gasket around buttons make iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus more resistant to water and dust

New rubber gasket around buttons make iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus more resistant to water and dust

iFixit did an iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus teardown last week, and found that Apple has added a new rubber gasket around volume and power buttons to better protect it from water and dust.

Security researcher hacks Touch ID in iPhone 6, claims consumers are safe for now

Security researcher hacks Touch ID in iPhone 6, claims consumers are safe for now

The principal security researcher at Lookout, Marc Rogers, hacked Touch ID in 2013 with the iPhone 5s, and now Rogers has done it again on the iPhone 6. While he makes it look easy, Rogers still believes that consumers are safe — for now.

Time-lapse in iOS 8 gets dissected in new in-depth look

Time-lapse in iOS 8 gets dissected in new in-depth look

One of the new features within iOS 8 is tied to the Camera, and it’s called time-lapse. With it, a single button allows a user to shoot and generate accelerated sequences of photos taken over a period of time, making slow changes appear to take place faster. The results, as demonstrated since its release, are fantastic.

How to take screenshots of webpages on iPhone or iPad with Awesome Screenshot Safari extension

How to take screenshots of webpages on iPhone or iPad with Awesome Screenshot Safari extension

Apple’s new Extensibility framework in iOS 8 opens up a whole new area of things you can do with your iPhone and iPad. Awesome Screenshot is a new iOS extension from the developers of a popular Chrome extension with the same name, that lets you take screenshots of webpages in Safari.

Which iPhone 6 did you buy?

Which iPhone 6 did you buy?

Apple’s new iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 went on sale on Friday, and sold a record-breaking 10 million units over the launch weekend.

When the new iPhones went up for pre-order, I was surprised to see that a majority of you wanted to buy the iPhone 6 Plus.