Apple acknowledges 1970 iPhone bug, but a fix has already been found

February 15, 2016 10:11:32 PM
Last week, a very strange bug was discovered on the more recent versions of the iPhone. A bug so bad that if you took the right steps, you could manage to brick your phone permanently. Of course, those actions involve either traveling back in time, or simply trying to get your phone to believe that it...

Apple iPad mini 3 sold for as little as $300 with 128GB storage at Best Buy

February 15, 2016 9:30:56 PM
If the Apple Watch’s recent discounts through Target, Best Buy and B&H Photo Video signal the coming of an incremental upgrade, could a new deal on the iPad mini 3 be considered confirmation of an approaching refreshed iOS tablet too? Well, not exactly, since the 7.9-incher was already rehashed last...

Apple Aware of Recent Date Bug, Promises to Fix It With Update

February 15, 2016 8:18:34 PM
Apple has publicly acknowledged the existence of a bug that may brick the iPhone or any other iOS device when the date is set to January 1st, 1970. According to a dedicated Apple Support document released on February 15th, changing the date may prevent the device from booting on the next startup. ...

Samsung’s best smartphone finally gets Google’s best Android OS

February 15, 2016 6:33:02 PM
galaxy-s6-s6-edge-android-6.0-marshmallow-update-2 Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are the best Android phones the company made to date, yet they’re not flawless. Some people criticize the absence of a microSD slot or the non-removable battery, but the phones’ most important issue is that they’re no longer on Google’s latest, and best, Android...

Bad news, the iPhone may not be the best phone to time travel with

February 15, 2016 1:53:37 PM
Oh dear, we have another iPhone bug on our hands. If you haven’t been too busy with the Lunar New Year, you probably would have noticed that there is a new iPhone exploit going around that people can abuse to brick your iPhone by simply setting the date to 1st January 1970. Yup, you can brick an iPhone...

The iPhone 5se release date may have just leaked

February 13, 2016 1:21:59 AM
The iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 could go on sale on Friday, March 18, sources claim, with the 4-inch smartphone and updated tablet speeding to shelves only days after their big unveil. The new iOS devices are expected to be revealed at an Apple event in mid-March, or so the rumor mill would have it, but...

3 simple mistakes that can break your iPhone

February 13, 2016 1:21:57 AM
donot Two iPhone hoaxes and one built-in security measure have popped up over the past week that you need to be aware of. For the most part, these warnings stick for whatever iPhone you happen to have: iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s - so don't take your chances....

Samsung to plant Trojan horse in Apple's yard

February 13, 2016 12:33:06 AM
Trojan horse a Samsung already has a bunch of its apps on iOS, but this year the company plans to bring the majority of its apps to the App Store. In fact, it's quite possible that all of Samsung's apps will be available for iPhones and iPads soon. To many, this decision comes across as counterintuitive considering...

Don’t do this: Date-setting glitch could brick your iPhone

February 12, 2016 1:44:52 PM
From licking a frozen pole to sticking a fork in an outlet, there are countless bad ideas people can tell you that you absolutely, 100% should not try – and someone’s going to try them anyway. In the smartphone world, that extends to things like putting your Galaxy Note 5’s S Pen in backwards – at least...

It’s on now: class action suit filed against Apple on Error 53 negligence claims

February 12, 2016 1:44:43 PM
Error 53 If you perhaps thought American and British lawyers were merely trying to score some free publicity with idle threats meant to intimidate Apple into settling Error 53 controversies out of court, a class action complaint registered at the US District Court for the Northern District of California on February...

Apple May Face Class Action Lawsuit Because Of iPhone Error 53 Issue

February 12, 2016 1:20:28 PM
iPhone 6S Tweet Share1 +11 Reddit Pin Email Total Shares 2 Error 53 on Apple’s iPhone has been in the news a lot this week, the issue occurs when a repair is performed on an iPhone, usually the replacement of the Touch ID sensor by a non Apple authorized repairer. People who have had their home button on...

iOS 9.3 Beta 3 Now Available In Public Beta

February 12, 2016 2:10:54 AM
iPhone 6S Tweet7 Share3 +11 Reddit Pin Email Total Shares 11 The other day Apple released iOS 9.3 beta 3 to developers and now Apple has released the software to members of its public beta testing program. iOS 9.3 brings a range of new features to the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, this include a new Night...

Firewatch could be the prettiest mystery you play this year

February 10, 2016 12:31:08 AM
Firewatch is already raising the bar for 2016. Photo: Campo Santo Firewatch is already raising the bar for 2016. Photo: Campo Santo If you’ve forgotten why it’s great to be a gamer, you just have to take one look at Firewatch. The first-person mystery set in the Wyoming wilderness is a visual masterpiece that’s being praised by just about everyone — and you can get...

Repair Expert Responds to Error 53

February 9, 2016 10:57:48 PM
Repair Expert Responds to Error 53 It’s the iPhone failure heard round the world: Error 53. Thanks to an article in The Guardian, the Internet exploded over the weekend with news about the iPhone-killing error. As we previously detailed, Error 53 mostly affects iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users who have replaced their home buttons on their own...

Apple’s iOS 9.3 Beta 3 Released To Developers

February 9, 2016 10:48:50 PM
iOS 9.3 Tweet5 Share4 +1 Reddit Pin Email Total Shares 9 Apple has released a new beta of iOS 9.3, this is the third beta that the company has released to developers. iOS 9.3 beta 3 comes with a range of new features over the current version of Apple’s mobile OS, this include the new Night Shift Mode,...
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