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Are Kill Switches Really Enough To Deter Smartphone Thieves?  

When California became the first state to require new smartphones to have a built-in kill switch — a way to disable and brick a device when it goes missing — it seemed like the days of rampant smartphone theft were finally over. After all, who would sell a completely bricked iPhone to some sucker person, amirite?


This Tiny iPhone Charger Has 128GB Of Extra Storage Built Right In

Leaving home without your smartphone’s charging cable is as disastrous as forgetting the device itself. That’s why ultra-compact charging cables are suddenly so popular, and with 128GB of extra storage onboard, PhotoFast’s new MemoriesCable might be the only one iPhone users will want to consider.


Why Does Asking Siri To Charge Your Phone Call The Cops?

Utter the words — and we don’t suggest you do — “charge my phone 100 per cent” to Siri, and your iPhone will try and call emergency services, after a five-second grace period in which you can cancel it. But why?


The New Gold iPod Is More Interesting Than It Looks 

Starting today, you can buy a gold iPod Touch. It’s actually not as lame as it sounds. Beneath its golden shell, the iPod is starting to look a little bit like the low-cost phones that so many of its competitors are working on, too.


Short Film: The Life And Death Of An iPhone From An iPhone's Perspective

Imagine all the things that our phones get to see. I mean, they’re pretty much with us every step of the way. It can be a camera for concerts, a music player for parties, a distraction on dates, the only light source for the lonely nights at home, and everything in between. To see things from our phone’s perspective is like being able to open a time capsule for specific years of our lives.


iOS 9 Now Explicitly Encourages Selfies

If you needed further proof that 2015 is the Year of the Selfie, look no further than the latest beta of iOS 9, which among other things, has brought a dedicated selfie folder to your iPhone.


'iPhone Keeps Restarting' Glitch Is Driving The Internet Crazy

At first I thought it was just my old 5s — in the middle of an activity, it freezes for a few seconds, blanks out to the Apple screen, and restarts. Then friends reported the same restarts with varying iPhone models and iOS versions. Now the problem is so common, it’s become a meme unto itself.


iOS 9 Preview: Well, This Was Long Overdue

This year’s update to Apple’s mobile operating system isn’t a blockbuster release full of controversial design; in fact, the biggest iOS update of the year, Apple Music, is already out. But that doesn’t mean you should write iOS 9 off just yet.


Apple Wants To Create A Way To Share Files With High Fives

Remember how fun Bump was in the early days of iPhones? Probably not because it was silly and kind of dumb, but based on a new Apple patent application, you could soon be exchanging any kind of data with any type of gesture, from hugs to high fives — and it actually makes sense.


Force Touch Is Reportedly Coming To iPhone

Ahoy, an Apple rumour! Unnamed sources tell Bloomberg Business Apple has begun production on an iPhone model equipped with Force Touch, the same haptic feedback feature that made its debut this year in the Apple Watch and the company’s new MacBook.


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