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May 4, 2015 • Reviews

Ventev Toughglass Colorframe: Stylish Protection for your iPhone 6 (Updated)

Since the day I brought my new iPhone 6 home I have had a screen protector on it. And until the other day when I received some new screen protection to review I had not realized just how scratched my original screen protector was. Out with the old, in with the new, in the form …

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April 20, 2015 • Reviews

Totallee’s Scarf Case for iPhone 6 Plus Is BARELY There

I’ve been through plenty of cases, but one thing that I always look for is the minimalism. There’s so many options; waterproof, shock-protection, you name it. But one that honestly intrigued me, the guy who wants ultimate protection, is labeled the “thinnest”. And I like it. At only 0.355mm thin (yes, it’s truly that thin), Totallee’s …

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April 14, 2015 • News

Apple’s Released the First Beta of iOS 8.4

It looks as if Apple is going to have a beta going at all times. With less than a week since 8.3 was released, Apple has already released the beta for iOS 8.4.

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April 11, 2015 • News

Thanks to iOS 8.3, Sprint Customers Can Make Calls Over WiFi

Thanks to the most recent iOS 8.3 update pushed by Apple earlier in the week, if you have an iPhone on the Sprint Network, you’ll be able to actually make calls over Wi-Fi, for free.

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April 10, 2015 • Reviews

Loop Straitjacket iPhone 6 Case Review – Perfectly Minimal

I hate phone cases, but know for most people they are a real need – and for our kids we mandated full-protection cases when we got iPhones a few years ago. I’ve reviewed cases before, and promptly removed them! So having Loop Straitjacket STILL on my iPhone for more than two months after installing it …

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April 9, 2015 • News

Apple releases iOS 8.3 With Wireless CarPlay, Diverse Emojis, and more

After being in beta for a little over two months, Apple has decided to release iOS 8.3 today, which include some MAJOR new features and enhancements, and of course, the obvious bug fixes.

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April 3, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

The SAFE Wallet Is an Innovative Approach to the Wallet Case

If you’ve been looking to minimize the things you carry in your pockets, and are a fan of wallet cases for your phone, you might be interested in the BulletTrain SAFE Wallet Case for the iPhone 6 that was just successfully funded, pulling in over $22,000 over at KickStarter.

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March 27, 2015 • News

Could a Jailbreak for iOS 8.2 Come This Saturday?

A little over a week ago, Apple pushed their iOS 8.2 update to the public, and many jailbreakers, including myself were left wondering if we would see Cydia on our iDevices if we updated.

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March 23, 2015 • News

Layout App Is Instagram’s latest Stand-Alone App for iPhone

Looks like Instagram is taking a cue from Facebook and releasing more apps for their major app by debuting their standalone Layout app that essentially does most of what competing app, PicStitch already does.

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March 17, 2015 • News

Apple Reportedly Gearing Up for Online Television Service

In a new report from The Wall Street Journal, Apple seems to be in the talks to launch an slimmed-down online television service which would have around 25 channels with some major names like ABC, CBS, and Fox, and heavy hitter cable channels like E!, and Syfy.

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March 15, 2015 • News

The Scarf is the Thinnest Case for the iPhone 6/6+

For those of you who enjoy the feel of a naked iPhone, but still want a bit of protection with minimum bulk, you may be in luck. California based accessory maker Totallee has “The Scarf”, the World’s thinnest case.

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March 13, 2015 • Reviews

Incipio’s Trina Turk iPhone 6 Plus Case Review: Beautiful Protection

It’s not often that you’ll come across a case for the iPhone 6 Plus that is protective, svelte, fashionable, and reasonably priced, but the Trina Turk iPhone case line accomplishes all that and more. Wisely leaving their base case production to the very accomplished folks at Incipio, these cases feature Trina Turk‘s eye-pleasing patterns.

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March 12, 2015 • News

iOS 8.3 Beta Is Open to the Public! [Download]

Apple recently released a public beta for iOS 8.3 that anyone can sign up to check out. Prior to today, you had to be a part of Apple’s Beta Software Program which was open to developers only at the time. But as of today, the iOS 8.3 Beta operating system is now open to all …

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March 9, 2015 • Editorials, News

Late to the iPhone 6 Plus Party? 5 Reasons I Love It, 5 Reasons I Don’t!

When a hot tech product launches, everyone rushes to get it, all tech sites scramble to review it right away … but often that is the last anyone hears about it. But with updates so easy to process now, more and more products mature nicely over time. Now 5 months post-launch I have an iPhone 6 …

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March 6, 2015 • Outdoors, Reviews

Get Ready for Summer with the Pear Training Intelligence Kit

With warm weather allegedly on the horizon, it is time to start getting out and getting into shape. Pear Sports has developed a $99.95 kit turning your iPhone or Android phone into a training station. With heart rate monitoring and knowing your fitness goals, the app will use real-time coaching to help you meet your …

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March 4, 2015 • Editorials

Do You Pick Gadgets Based on the Accessories?

This week’s flurry of news and smartphone announcements, combined with the impending launch of the Apple Watch, has me thinking a great deal about my next phone. Now, Android versus iOS versus Windows Phone is one part of the debate, but even when I narrow it down there’s another piece: how many accessories are out …

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March 2, 2015 • News

VLC for iOS Returns! The Do-All Media Player for All Devices

After being pulled from the App Store in 2011, and a brief return before being removed in 2014, the popular open source media player “VLC for iPhone” is now back! VLC allows you to play nearly every kind of video format you can possibly think of.

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February 25, 2015 • News

Get the Most Out of your iPhone’s Control Center with Return

Coming soon to the ModMYI repo on Cydia is RETURN, a tweak by the Developer of Boxy 2, and certified minimalist William Vabrinskas. What Return does is simply display the most recently opened apps above your Control Center. This of it as your Control Centers App Switcher. And for someone who tends to use my …

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February 25, 2015 • Crowdfunding, News

Prong Introduces the PWR Case for iPhone 5 & iPhone 6

Today, Prong revealed their PWR Case is now available for the iPhone 6 through pre-orders on IndieGoGo, and will also begin shipping the iPhone 5/5S PWR Case to fulfill pre-orders.

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February 21, 2015 • Reviews

Henge Docks Gravitas Review with iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Inserts

The Henge Docks Gravitas for iOS devices is, by far, my favorite phone and tablet dock. The problem is that the review unit came wasn’t designed for the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus. Fortunately Henge Docks has the Life After Device program and is rolling out new inserts that work with current devices. That means …

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February 17, 2015 • How to Do It Yourself!

Jailbreak That iPhone: Why I Chose Freedom for My Device

As an iPhone holder since the iPhone 4S, I’ve always wanted one thing from my Apple device, freedom. Coming from an HTC Thunderbolt, which at the time was innovative (unlimited data? Who does THIS anymore!?), which at the time I had rooted courtesy of the Cyanogen jailbreak.

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