‘Swing Copters,’ from the creator of ‘Flappy Bird,’ launches on August 21

‘Swing Copters,’ from the creator of ‘Flappy Bird,’ launches on August 21

In the early part of 2014, a lot of drama got kicked up around an iOS-based game called Flappy Bird. It eventually led the developer of the title, Dong Nguyen, to pull the game from the App Store. It eventually returned, but now Nguyen has a new game on the way: Swing Copters.

Analyst claims Apple could sell 75 million iPhone 6 units by end of 2014

Analyst claims Apple could sell 75 million iPhone 6 units by end of 2014

Everyone’s expecting the iPhone 6 to unleash a huge, pent up demand, as people who’ve long waited for an iPhone with a larger display rush to purchase the device. RBC Capital Markets estimates that this demand could push iPhone sales numbers as high as 75 million from the September to December period.

Apple releases OS X Yosemite Preview 6 to Developers

Apple releases OS X Yosemite Preview 6 to Developers

Apple today released OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 6 to registered Mac developers.

Gazelle locks in iPhone trade-in pricing until September 9

Gazelle locks in iPhone trade-in pricing until September 9

Apple is set to have an iPhone 6-based announcement on September 9, when the company will unveil their new flagship handset(s) for the year. So, that means people are already planning on how to get rid of their old iPhones. For anyone who is interested in using the online trade-in site Gazelle, they’ve got a handy deal set up.

AdThief malware infects over 75,000 jailbroken iOS devices, steals ad revenues from developers

AdThief malware infects over 75,000 jailbroken iOS devices, steals ad revenues from developers

A new malware by the name of AdThief is infecting jailbroken iOS devices. The malware injects itself as a Cydia Substrate extension, and steals ad revenues from developers by swapping advertising identifiers.

Schematic hints at NFC support in iPhone 6

Schematic hints at NFC support in iPhone 6

When it comes to yearly refreshes for the iPhone, one of the most common elements is recurring rumors. For fans of NFC, which has been a no-show on iOS-based devices to date, this could be the year that the functionality finally shows up.

Jailbreak Tweak Roundup: SocialNoteShare, SmartBatteryPercentage, Lullaby and ClassicLabels

Jailbreak Tweak Roundup: SocialNoteShare, SmartBatteryPercentage, Lullaby and ClassicLabels

We’re back with another jailbreak tweak roundup featuring SocialNoteShare, SmartBatteryPercentage, Lullaby and ClassicLabels. If you have a few minutes to spare, get out that iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and join us ahead for a detailed overview of all four tweaks, each of which is available on Cydia now.

NCMemo is a quick memo widget for Notification Center [Jailbreak Tweak]

NCMemo is a quick memo widget for Notification Center [Jailbreak Tweak]

Apple confirmed in June that iOS 8 will have support for Notification Center widgets, but there are a number of jailbreak tweaks available for those that are impatient. For instance, NCMemo is a new iOS extension that adds a quick memo widget to Notification Center on iOS devices. We have a rundown of the package, including where you can install it from, ahead. 

Apple patent filing confirms fully reversible Lightning cable

Apple patent filing confirms fully reversible Lightning cable

Following a report over the weekend that provided a first look at what could be a next-generation Lightning cable with a reversible USB connector, a new patent filing has been uncovered that all but confirms the existence of the fully reversible cable. 

Drive Smart With This Smartphone Windshield Mount [Deals Hub]

Drive Smart With This Smartphone Windshield Mount [Deals Hub]

It’s important to remember never to text and drive. Using your phone for any purpose while behind the wheel is a risk you shouldn’t take. But we do understand how handy a phone can be while on the road. You can communicate, navigate, and stay entertained without having the phone in your hand. iStablizer Glass Mount makes it possible, and it’s on sale now in the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.