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How to turn your iPhone into a VR headset with Google Cardboard

How to turn your iPhone into a VR headset with Google Cardboard

During this year’s Google I/O, along with a variety of gadgets, Google also handed each attendee a cheap Virtual Reality headset that was just made out of cardboard. The cardboard headset paired with a smartphone and the right apps provides a really neat 3D experience.

Walmart now selling iPhone 5c for just 97 cents, slashes iPhone 5s to $79

Walmart now selling iPhone 5c for just 97 cents, slashes iPhone 5s to $79

With less than three weeks until Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 6 at a September 9th media event, Walmart is now selling the iPhone 5c for just 97 cents and has discounted the iPhone 5s to $79 for the next 90 days. 

Xiaomi’s new MIUI 6 skin looks awfully familiar to iOS

Xiaomi’s new MIUI 6 skin looks awfully familiar to iOS

Last month, we shared a story that revealed seven different ways that Chinese handset maker Xiaomi has blatantly copied Apple. The undeniable similarities have led many to label Xiaomi as the latest Apple copycat, a title that is usually reserved for Samsung. Xiaomi doesn’t seem to care much about this criticism, however, moving forward with its new MIUI 6 skin that looks awfully familiar to iOS. 

Flight reportedly evacuated after iPhone catches fire on plane

Flight reportedly evacuated after iPhone catches fire on plane

While there have been multiple incidents of iPhones combusting over the years, the circumstances surrounding this latest dangerous situation are a little different. This time around, an iPhone managed to force a flight to be evacuated after an iPhone caught fire on the plane.

Improved battery life tops most people’s iPhone 6 wishlists

Improved battery life tops most people’s iPhone 6 wishlists

If you have ever experienced walking the thin line of having 1 percent battery life remaining, and you probably have, then you probably agree with a recent survey that identifies improved battery life as the most highly desired feature on the upcoming iPhone 6. 

AT&T takes $200 off iPads with new iPhone purchase through Next Program

AT&T takes $200 off iPads with new iPhone purchase through Next Program

AT&T has released a new sales promotion that discounts cellular iPads by $200 off when a customer purchases a new iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c through its Next early upgrade and financing program. Read ahead for details and eligibility requirements. 

Apple Stores to begin selling iPhones through Early Upgrade Programs on August 20th

Apple Stores to begin selling iPhones through Early Upgrade Programs on August 20th

According to the well-connected blogger Mark Gurman, who has a respectable track record at reporting on Apple’s upcoming plans, a significant number of Apple Stores will begin selling the iPhone through carrier financing programs beginning August 20th. 

California’s smartphone anti-theft bill now pending governor approval

California’s smartphone anti-theft bill now pending governor approval

In February, we reported that California was introducing a bill that would soon require all smartphones and tablets to employ anti-theft technologies. A few months later, the Senate passed that bill. Now, the potential law rests in the hands of the California governor. 

iPhones could hide camera and flash in earpiece grille in future models

iPhones could hide camera and flash in earpiece grille in future models

Patent applications may not be a guaranteed way to find out what’s coming from a company anytime soon, but they can give pretty big hints at what is at least possible. In a new patent application, we could be seeing Apple moving one step closer to a notification light for iPhones.

U.S. Department of Transportation another step closer to banning in-flight cellphone calls

U.S. Department of Transportation another step closer to banning in-flight cellphone calls

At the end of 2013, there was word that the Department of Transportation, and the airlines themselves, were trying to determine whether or not making a phone call during a flight would be a good idea or not. Now, several months later, it looks like they’re nearing an answer.