ReadyCase hands-on: A crowd-funded project comes to life

Uncategorized | Sunday August 18 2013 3:59 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

ReadyCase hands-on: A crowd-funded project comes to life

The ReadyCase comes with a removable flash drive that doubles as a kickstand.

(Credit: ReadyCase)

Way back in October 2012, I told you about the ReadyCase, an Indiegogo project for an iPhone case with seven handy built-in tools.

Because I was in the market for a new case for my 4S, I decided to fund it, even though it meant waiting until production began in February.

I ended up waiting quite (more…)

What the next iPhone really needs: Better battery life

Uncategorized | Friday August 2 2013 9:33 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

What the next iPhone really needs: Better battery life

(Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET)

We’re on a countdown until the inevitable Next iPhone , a moment that feels far less anticipated than last year. In 2012 we had the iPhone 5 casting a shadow of mystery: a rumored design revamp, the curiosity surrounding the first post-Steve Jobs iPhone , plus overdue features: namely, LTE and a larger screen. This year, we have rumors of slightly better cameras, colored cases, and maybe a fingerprint (more…)

Apple seeks patent to beef up mobile-device battery life

Uncategorized | Friday July 19 2013 7:01 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

Apple seeks patent to beef up mobile-device battery life

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Those of us craving better battery life from our mobile devices could see help from an Apple invention outlined in a patent application.

Published Thursday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the patent dubbed “Power management for electronic devices” suggests key ways to save or reduce the power consumed by your phone or tablet.

Your mobile device could monitor its own activity (more…)

iPhone piggy bank predicts how well you’ll do in life

Uncategorized | Saturday February 23 2013 1:52 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

iPhone piggy bank predicts how well youll do in life

The Jinsei Ginko piggy bank turns savings into a game. For your avatar’s sake, don’t lose.

(Credit: Video screenshot by Tim Hornyak/CNET)

If you’re terrible at something, just turn it into a fun activity. The Japanese did that very successfully when they turned singing into karaoke. Now they’re doing the same with saving money.

Jinsei Ginko (“Life Bank”) from Takara Tomy A.R.T.S is a digital piggy bank (more…)

My post-iTunes life

Uncategorized | Tuesday December 4 2012 4:04 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , ,

My post-iTunes life

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iTunes 11 is finally here. I hear that it’s a step in the right direction, correcting many of the missteps and redundancies that have crept into the bloated software over the years.

But I can’t really give you a full opinion on iTunes 11 because I really haven’t spent that much time with it on a personal level.

That’s because I don’t use my Mac for media.

(more…)

Unfold: Jailbreak Tweak Brings ‘Fold to Unlock’ Concept to Life

News | Thursday May 17 2012 11:44 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

posted on April 22, 2012
How To Perform Untethered Jailbreak On Your iPhone 4/3GS Without Updating Baseband Using Redsn0w For iOS 5.0.1 [Updated]
posted on December 27, 2011
Unlock For iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G On iOS 4.2.1 Released [Updated]
posted on November 28, 2010
How To Perform Untethered Jailbreak On Your iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS Running iOS 5.0.1 Using Redsn0w
posted on December 27, 2011
How To Jailbreak iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS On iOS (more…)

Has iOS 5.1.1 Improved Your iPhone’s Battery Life?

News | Thursday May 10 2012 11:41 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

posted on April 22, 2012
How To Perform Untethered Jailbreak On Your iPhone 4/3GS Without Updating Baseband Using Redsn0w For iOS 5.0.1 [Updated]
posted on December 27, 2011
Unlock For iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G On iOS 4.2.1 Released [Updated]
posted on November 28, 2010
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posted on December 27, 2011
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$399 iPad 2 With 32-nm A5 Chip Comes With Significantly Improved Battery Life

News | Sunday April 29 2012 3:00 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

posted on April 22, 2012
How To Perform Untethered Jailbreak On Your iPhone 4/3GS Without Updating Baseband Using Redsn0w For iOS 5.0.1 [Updated]
posted on December 27, 2011
Unlock For iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G On iOS 4.2.1 Released [Updated]
posted on November 28, 2010
How To Perform Untethered Jailbreak On Your iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS Running iOS 5.0.1 Using Redsn0w
posted on December 27, 2011
How To Jailbreak iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS On iOS (more…)

iPad 3 – The Most Expensive Verizon 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot Lasts For Over 24 Hours [Battery Life]

News | Friday March 23 2012 8:16 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Unlock For iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G On iOS 4.2.1 Released [Updated]
posted on November 28, 2010
How To Perform Untethered Jailbreak On Your iPhone 4/3GS Without Updating Baseband Using Redsn0w For iOS 5.0.1 [Updated]
posted on December 27, 2011
How To Perform Untethered Jailbreak On Your iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS Running iOS 5.0.1 Using Redsn0w
posted on December 27, 2011
How To Jailbreak iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS On iOS 4.2.1 Using Greenpois0n [Windows]
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Has iOS 5.1 Fixed iPhone’s Poor Battery Life Issue?

News | Monday March 5 2012 3:18 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

As far as I was told even if you save your shsh blob there wouldn’t be a way to downgrade, not 100% sure but I am sure I read this regarding iPhone 4s, which is what I and my wife have!
Mine is jailbroken and not going to upgrade till an unthered jailbreak comes out whenever that is, my wife never bothered jail breaking, but I did fix her battery issue drain which a lot we worked out was due to diagnostics and usage being ticked as automatically (more…)

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