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Apple releases iOS 8.1.1–Jailbreakers stay away!

Nov 17th - This afternoon Apple released iOS 8.1.1 with bug fixes and increased stability and performance improvements for the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S. You can download the update by opening

Will my iPhone or iPad support iOS 8?

Jun 6th - Apple has notoriously supported their older iPhones and iPad's for years after they are introduced. Their ability to offer free upgrades for all these devices at the same time year after year has always been one of their more attractive "features." It has always been in their best interest to keep everyone on their newest software versions

Best Buy upgrading your old iPhone 4 to a 5S for free

May 11th - Today is the final day to take advantage of a sweet trade-in offer at BestBuy. If you are currently an owner of an iPhone 4 or newer and you have a contract eligible for an upgrade with either Verizon or Sprint, you can bring it down

T-Mobile to carry iPhone beginning April 12th, HD Voice, ‘impressive’ LTE speeds

Mar 26th - Just as expected, T-Mobile, the last major US carrier to sell the iPhone, will begin selling the device on April 12th. T-Mobile customers will be able to purchase a 16GB iPhone 5 for $100 down, and 24 months of $20 payments strapped to the backend. However, as an attempt to differentiate themselves from other carriers, […]

Cricket/Leap Wireless selling fewer iPhones than expected

Feb 28th - BGR is reporting that Cricket/Leap Wireless, a regional US carrier, will have only purchased half of it’s first-year commitment of iPhone by this June. In June of 2012 Cricket began selling the iPhone 4 and 4S after signing on to buy $900 million in iPhones over an undisclosed period of time in a deal with […]

Apple releases iOS 6.1.1, evad3rs counter with updated Jailbreak

Feb 11th - This afternoon Apple released iOS 6.1.1 update.  This latest update is specifically targeted at the iPhone 4S only, and is expected to fix the battery issues iOS users have been experiencing as well as poor 3G performance and some enterprise issues.  Apparently it had gotten so bad overseas that Vodafone released a statement in which they […]

iPhone 5 Handles Javascript Twice as Fast as iPhone 4S

Sep 19th - AnandTech has published results from the SunSpider Javascript benchmarking tool with testing done on the iPhone 5. What they found is a pleasant surprise. They found that the iPhone 5 ran through the test with a score of 914.7ms, which is better than any other device on the list. Here is that list: This is […]

Next-Generation iPhone to Launch at Same Price as Previous Subsidized iPhones?

Sep 10th - As if there was any doubt, 9to5Mac is reporting that Apple will introduce six new models of the next-generation iPhone (iPhone 5) with an internal identifier of “N42”. This new device will ship in white and black variants and will be offered at the same $199/$299/$399 price points as the iPhone 4S that preceded it. […]

Next-Generation iPhone Battery Compared to Battery in iPhone 4S

Sep 5th - More and more parts are leaking ahead of the expected launch of the next-generation iPhone at next week’s scheduled media event. Well, iResQ has now posted photos of the next-generation iPhone’s rear shell and associated battery. They also compare this new battery to the battery built into the iPhone 4S. As shown in the photos, […]

Assemblies and Mockups of Next-Generation iPhone Appear, Compared to iPhone 4S

Sep 3rd - Let’s start out by taking a look at a post from Sohu (via Nowhereelse.fr) which includes a series of photos of the parts destined to be included in the next-generation iPhone. Of particular note, one photo shows many of the components that have been circulating, assemble into one piece. Parts such as the flex cable […]

My School Year in Tech

Aug 28th - I reported last year that my MacBook Pro died and how I subsequently purchased a MacBook Air to replace it. I use it heavily in my day-to-day work and at school. For school, much like last year, I use my MacBook Air to do design work such as posters in Indesign, and photo editing in […]