Nobody bothered to tell London-based university students Carrie Bale, Doug Hindson and Jooyoung Ry that skeuomorphism is out and flat design is in. It’s a good thing, too. Otherwise, we would never have seen Skew, a gem of a video created by this trio.
I didn’t get the utility of a device with a curved display. Many of you also wondered the same thing when we reported over the weekend that Apple was working on 4.7-inch and 5.5-inchÂ iPhones with curved displays.Â
The New York Police Department has been putting up flyers outside Apple Stores asking iPhone owners to upgrade to iOS 7.
The reason? The NY police wants all iPhone owners to have Activation Lock, the new iOS 7 feature that makes it impossible for a thief to erase an iPhone without knowing the owner’s Apple ID login information.
One of the main reasons for iPhone warranty claims is cracked and broken screens.
With the iPhone 5, Apple addressed part of the problem by replacing the glass back casing with anodized aluminum with inlays along the top and bottom made ofÂ Â ceramic glass (on the white and silver model) or pigmented glass (on the black and slate model).
On Friday, China’s state run TV network, CCTV, called out Apple’s “shady” iPhone replacement policy in its yearly consumer protection show. The show specificallyÂ criticised how Apple replaces faulty iPhones with refurbished units instead of new ones. It alleges that this policy isn’t followed in regions like the U.S. and Europe, and is hence discriminatory to Chinese consumers.