Articles Tagged with iphone

New ‘Kill Switch’ To Become Standard In Cell Phones

Kill switch in cell phone to be the new anti-theft measure.

Cell phone theft is on the rise in many countries. In the U.S., pressures from law makers and consumers have pushed companies to acknowledge the need for countermeasures. After July 2015, all new wireless devices associated with the companies that are part of the agreement will have access to a ‘kill switch.’ Although many believe… Read more »

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: More ‘Pings’ Inspire More Optimism


Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 seemingly vanished into thin air over a month ago, proving once again that truth is often stranger than fiction. Also proven once again is the relentless optimism of searchers who, despite lead after lead and hope after hope being crushed, continue their diligent and professional work in their search for Flight… Read more »

iOS 7.1 Will Kill Your iPhone Battery — Unless You Do This

Tips to preserve iOS 7.1 battery life.

iOS 7.1 — in many ways — is a welcome update to the iPhone and iPad operating systems. However, if you hope that the update will improve battery life, you might want to lower your expectations. Many who have installed the iOS 7.1 update have found that not only is the battery life not improved… Read more »

Wake Up And Smell The Bacon…App [VIDEO]

Bacon App

Oscar Mayer, the company well-known for their hot dogs (which have a very catchy song), has announced the creation of a brand new app for iPhone users. To many people, the sounds and smells of a hearty breakfast is what it takes to wake up. Usually the sizzling sounds and aroma of bacon is the… Read more »

Umoove iPhone App Game Uses Eyes And Facial Recognition To Play

Umoove iPhone App Game Uses Eyes And Facial Recognition To Play

The Umoove iPhone app is a new type of game that uses your eyes and facial recognition in order to play… no other buttons necessary! As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Umoove is a company out of Israel developing their technology for multiple implementations. Founded in 2010, their facial recognition technology has progressed to the… Read more »

BlackBerry Says ‘NO’ to Ryan Seacrest

Seacrest and hit Typo

Ryan Seacrest, host of American Idol, obviously thought this was an idea that showed some ‘talent,’ but BlackBerry is not having it. Seacrest invested in TYPO, which makes a cover for the iPhone 5 series that links to the phone through Bluetooth and turns your iPhone into a quasi BlackBerry with a full keyboard. It’s… Read more »

Apple Signs Historic China Deal: Shares Jump – But Should They?

iPhone 5Cs

Apple has now officially announced signing a deal with the world’s biggest cellular operator, China Mobile, who will sell their iPhones for the first time. The hardware giant will start selling it’s line of iPhones officially in the world’s most populous country very soon, taking orders from December 25, according to AppleInsider. The cellphones will… Read more »

Blackberry Missed Justin Bieber Boat Among Other Belatedly Bad Decisions

Blackberry Turned Down Justin Bieber As A Brand Ambassador

Could Justin Bieber have made a difference to Blackberry’s fortunes had they taken up his offer to become their brand ambassador in 2007? This is the question many are now asking. Blackberry isn’t totally dead yet, but obituaries are already being written. The latest takes the form of Businessweek’s cover story which features an oral… Read more »

Curved iPhone: Bigger Screens Are More Fun

curved iphone

Apple have plans to release two new curved iPhones, which will include bigger screens featuring curved glass, and sophisticated sensors that are highly sensitive to pressure. The two models slated for release in the last half of 2014 will feature larger curved glass screens. Furthermore, they will introduce sensors which can tell the difference between… Read more »

Couple Sell Baby Daughter To Buy iPhone And Shoes

Couple Sell Baby

Yes people, you read the headline correctly! In the latest bizarre news story to come out of China, a young couple actually sold their baby daughter for around $8,500 to buy iPhones and designer shoes. Miss Zhang and Mr Teng are the couple in question, they placed adverts in local newspapers and online stating that… Read more »

iPhone: Walmart Cuts Price of ‘Lose Your Fingers’ 5S Model


While most of the publicity surrounding Walmart’s heavy discounting of the new iPhone is concentrated on the cheaper 5C model, they are also cutting the price of the top end 5S model. Some people are already dubbing the 5S the ‘Lose Your Fingers’ model because of an un-anticipated side effect of its unique fingerprint scanner…. Read more »

iPhone Fingerprint Reader Leaks Online [Photo]

Apple iPhone Fingerprint Reader

Among all of Apple’s rumors this year, the most popular is an iPhone fingerprint reader for the upcoming iPhone 5S. Now thanks to a newly leaked photo, we get our first look at the highly touted piece of technology. Leaked by, the photo showcases the bare hardware component for the fingerprint reader. The picture… Read more »

iPhone 5S Release Date Rumors Confirmed By Apple Employee Calendar?

iPhone 5S Release Date Rumor Confirmed By Apple Employee Calendar

The iPhone 5S release date rumor may have inadvertently been confirmed by the Apple employee calendar. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the Apple iPhone 5S release date is rumored to be set for September 20. Apple is already gearing up for the iPhone 5S release date by introducing an iPhone trade in program. The… Read more »

Nearly Complete iPhone 5S And iPhone 5C Photos Surface

Apple iPhone 5 and iPhone 5C

Nearly complete iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C photos surfaced on Friday morning. The photos, of which there are nearly 70, were supplied by well-known tech leaker Sonny Dickson. The images not only show nearly complete iPhone models; they also chose a range of colors for the iPhone 5C. The photos feature a range of components… Read more »

Apple iPhone 5C Compared To iPhone 5 In Leaked Video

iPhone 5C Leaked video

The Apple iPhone 5C has been spotted in a new leaked video. Released by insider Sonny Dickson the video does a quick comparison between the already available iPhone 5 and the soon to be released “low-cost” iPhone 5C. Before the high-definition video was released, the only footage we had of the iPhone 5C were a… Read more »

Apple’s iPhone To Be Unveiled In September

Apple stock rallies after tweet by billionaire Carl Icahn

The news of the Apple team going back to the drawing board for the improved iPhone hasn’t been a secret. According to a report from AllThingsD, Apple plans to unveil their newest iPhone device, the iPhone 5s on September 10. As for the certainty of its unveiling date, AllThingsD is the most reliable source for… Read more »

iPhone 5S To Feature Dual LED Flash, Rumor Claims

iPhone 5S

The iPhone 5S will feature a dual-LED flash, according to the newest rumor to circulate around the web. The new camera option is meant to help customers take better pictures in low-light conditions. While the iPhone 5 takes great photos, those pictures only turn out with the desired result when proper lighting is utilized. Low-light… Read more »

Low-Cost iPhone 5C Packaging Spotted In China

Low Cost iPhone 5C

A user at the Chinese discussion forum WeiPhone has posted what they claim is the plastic retail packaging for Apple’s rumored low-cost iPhone 5C. The device is also known as the iPhone Lite. The iPhone 5C, as it is rumored to be named (the C stands for Color), has been “spotted” in several rumored but… Read more »

Fake iPhone Chargers Causing Deadly Charger Electrocutions

Fake iPhone Chargers Causing Deadly Electrocutions For Users

In the past few days, there have been reports of multiple Apple iPhone charger electrocutions. In one case, a woman was killed, and in another, a man has been put into a coma. While the past few incidents have been reported in China, Mashable states that these charger electrocutions happen all the time. There are… Read more »

iPhone Electrocutions Continue, Second Person Zapped In China

iPhone Charger Electrocution

Ten days ago, a man in China was the victim of iPhone electrocution, and now he’s laying in a coma inside a Beijing hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU). According to a Beijing Wan Bao report posted on July 18 the man was shocked while attempting to charge his Apple iPhone. As the iPhone electrocution occurred,… Read more »

Apple iPhone 5S: A Collection Of Rumors

Apple iPhone 5S Rumors

The Apple iPhone 5S is expected to be announced soon, and that means the rumor mill is heading into full spin mode. Every year around this time, “insiders” and “sources close to Apple” begin to hint at the potential for new and exciting smartphone advances. This time around, the “S” in iPhone 5S points to… Read more »

Apple Porn Lawsuit Compares iPhone Sex To Human Trafficking

Apple Porn Lawsuit Compares iPhone Sex To Human Trafficking

An Apple porn lawsuit is claiming “unfair competition” between iPhone porn and sex with the lawyer’s own wife. No, really. Since Apple has been known for its lawsuits against competitors, maybe this Apple porn lawsuit is karma’s “revenge porn” that will balance things a little. Chris Sevier is an attorney in Nashville is suing Apple… Read more »

iPhone 5S, 6 Chips Rumor Claims Apple Will Buy Manufacturing Plant

iPhone 5S, 6 Chips Rumor Claims Apple Will Buy Manufacturing Plant

iPhone 5S rumors claims Apple iPhone Systems On Chip (SoC) designs will be manufactured internally by Apple. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 5S rumors say the next generation iPhones will likely be launched during the autumn and summer, respectively. Apple has already changed the iPhone with iOS 7′s new… Read more »