Apple devices that aren’t compatible with iOS 8

Uncategorized | Wednesday May 28 2014 7:54 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Apple ‘s iOS 8 brings a number of new software enhancements to the iPhone and iPad. Unfortunately, a handful of its older mobile devices won’t be able to run the update.

Apple devices that arent compatible with iOS 8


Apple devices that arent compatible with iOS 8

Apple devices that arent compatible with iOS 8

Apple devices that arent compatible with iOS 8

Apple devices that arent compatible with iOS 8

Apple devices that arent compatible with iOS 8

Apple devices that arent compatible with iOS 8

Mophie Space Pack: Battery pack that also amps your iPhone’s storage (hands-on)

Uncategorized | Monday January 13 2014 12:06 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Mophie Space Pack: Battery pack that also amps your iPhones storage (hands-on)

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Nestled among the many, many iPhone accessories at CES 2014 was one that could be one of the most useful of all: the Mophie Space Pack, a battery pack case for the iPhone 5 and 5S with an additional 16 or 32GB of storage. If you consider that battery life and extra storage space are two of the biggest problems with using an iPhone exclusively as a camera, the Space Pack is perhaps the best (more…)

Mophie Space Pack: battery-pack that also amps your iPhone’s storage (hands-on)

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Mophie Space Pack: battery-pack that also amps your iPhones storage (hands-on)

(Credit: Scott Stein/CNET)

Nestled among the many, many iPhone accessories at CES 2014 was one that could be one of the most useful of all: the Mophie Space Pack, a battery pack case for the iPhone 5 and 5s with an additional 16 or 32GB of storage. If you consider that battery life and extra storage space are two of the biggest problems with using an iPhone exclusively as a camera, the Space Pack is perhaps the best (more…)

iPhone cases that do more than protect your iPhone

Uncategorized | Sunday December 15 2013 4:45 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

iPhone cases that do more than protect your iPhone

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If you’re going to diminish the beauty of your iPhone by covering it with a case, it seems like that case should do more than merely protect the phone from the perils of gravity. Surely case makers can outfit their wrappers with useful amenities like can openers, welding torches, and java dispensers. (iKeurig, anyone?)

Okay, maybe those examples are a little extreme, but there are some iPhone (more…)

The leather keychain loop that’s also a smartphone stand

Uncategorized | Wednesday September 4 2013 6:58 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

The leather keychain loop thats also a smartphone stand

The best use of leather since the bullwhip.

(Credit: Objekten) (Credit: Objekten)

My neverending quest for the ultimate smartphone stand just got a little closer to ending.

The Objekten Keyring is a simple leather loop that affixes to your keychain. It’s good not only for hanging your keys on a hook, but also for whipping the entire ring around on your finger when you get bored.

Also, it’s (more…)

Apple patent filing may lead to iPhone that predicts your needs

Uncategorized | Friday February 22 2013 6:17 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Apple patent filing may lead to iPhone that predicts your needs

Apple 's iPhone 5.

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Your iPhone could one day switch to vibrate mode, adjust its own volume, and wake from sleep mode without you lifting a finger.

A patent application published today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office suggests a phone or other device empowered with “situational awareness.” Dubbed “Electronic device with automatic mode switching,” the filing describes ways that (more…)

Vimeo buys app that turns your video stills into animations

Uncategorized | Tuesday February 12 2013 5:40 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Vimeo buys app that turns your video stills into animations

Different than Twitter’s Vine, Echograph is designed to let people easily create GIFs with details that are animated (the lights here would flash, for example). See the promotional video at the end of this story to get an idea of how it works.

(Credit: Vimeo; screenshot by Lance Whitney/CNET)

Vimeo has brought aboard a new app (and new people) that can transform your videos into animations.

The company (more…)

Fund this: An iPhone game controller that’s also a case

Uncategorized | Monday December 31 2012 3:52 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

Fund this: An iPhone game controller thats also a case

The WynCase clips onto your iPhone or iPod Touch to provide tactile controls for a variety of games.

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Too many great iPhone games suffer from digit interruptus: onscreen controls force your thumbs or fingers to block too much of the action. Plus, there’s no tactile feedback. meaning you don’t get the button-mashing goodness associated with the best console and arcade games.

(more…)

iOS 6 fixes bug that let stolen iPhones receive iMessage texts

Uncategorized | Monday November 19 2012 12:40 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

iOS 6 fixes bug that let stolen iPhones receive iMessage texts

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An iMessage security hole discovered earlier this year has reportedly been patched in iOS 6.

Revealed in February, the bug allowed texts through iMessage to continue to appear even after the phone’s account information had been wiped, the SIM card deactivated, or the password changed. This meant that a stolen iPhone could still receive text messages intended for the device’s owner.

(more…)

Hurricane Sandy safety: There are apps for that

Uncategorized | Tuesday October 23 2012 11:44 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Hurricane Sandy safety: There are apps for that

Kitty Code's Hurricane app provides all the information you need to monitor the storm.

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As Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, it’s time to start thinking about your safety — and that means stocking up on helpful apps.

First up, turn your iDevice into a flashlight. CNET’s Lance Whitney just rounded up flashlight apps for the iPhone , which could prove to be the handiest (more…)

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