A clever but impractical way to organize your iPhone’s Home screen

A clever but impractical way to organize your iPhone’s Home screen

There are several ways to organize apps on your iPhone and iPad’s Home screen.

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April Fools Roundup: Apple buys iFixit, iPhone beard unlock, Translate to Emoji and more

April Fools Roundup: Apple buys iFixit, iPhone beard unlock, Translate to Emoji and more

Today is April Fools’ Day, which means that many tech companies have released their well-prepared April Fools pranks, which range from fake acquisition news to emoji translation to unlocking an iPhone with your beard.

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Soldier gets a replacement iPhone after the original allegedly saved his life in a bomb explosion

Soldier gets a replacement iPhone after the original allegedly saved his life in a bomb explosion

While serving his country in Afghanistan, Staff Sergeant Shaun Frank’s team was attacked by a suicide bomber. Although he survived to tell the tale with shrapnel injuries, the doctors who attended him later suggested that it was the Apple iPhone 5 in his pocket which probably saved his life. Three months after the incident, he has now received a free iPhone from Apple.

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Here’s how much an iPhone would have cost in 1991

Here’s how much an iPhone would have cost in 1991

The introduction of the iPhone has been a huge leap not only in the field of smartphones, but in the broader technology industry as well. An analysis by Tech Policy Daily tries to find out how much the iPhone, with its revolutionary features, would have cost in 1991.

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Steve Wozniak says Apple should make an iPhone running Android

Steve Wozniak says Apple should make an iPhone running Android

In an interview to Wired, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said that Apple should consider releasing an Android phone, which would let the company compete in two “arenas” at once.

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A day in the life of a skeuomorphic iPhone is cleverly captured on film

A day in the life of a skeuomorphic iPhone is cleverly captured on film


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.

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Beats Music streaming service launching in January 2014, reserve your username today

Beats Music streaming service launching in January 2014, reserve your username today

Beats Music, the new music streaming service said to be “heavy” on curation, will be launching in January next year, and has already started letting users reserve their usernames.

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Are Curved Displays on Smartphones a gimmick? Display Expert doesn’t think so

Are Curved Displays on Smartphones a gimmick? Display Expert doesn’t think so

When Samsung and LG launched smartphones with curved displays I dismissed them as a gimmick.

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-inch iPhones with curved displays

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The NYPD really wants you to upgrade to iOS 7

The NYPD really wants you to upgrade to iOS 7

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.

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How the iPhone’s iconic “tri-tone” text alert sound was created

How the iPhone’s iconic “tri-tone” text alert sound was created

There’s an interesting story dating back to more than a decade ago behind the iPhone’s default “Tri-tone” text alert, as told by its creator Kelly Jacklin, a long-time engineer at Apple.

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