The market for used iPhones is fraught with risk, because you may end up paying hundreds of dollars for a locked off device, or worse — one that appears legit but can’t make calls. However, Apple has just revealed an iCloud tool that lets you check a device’s activation lock status
On the road, you only have one chance to capture a genuine moment — and you don’t want to blow it. Enter burst mode. While using the camera, simply hold down the shutter button (as opposed to tapping it once). A counter will come up, showing you how many photos you’ve taken. And you can take hundreds, considering the iPhone’s sensor and image signal processor allow it to take 10 photos per second. Beats trying to get an elephant to do the same pose again so you can get the shot.
When Steve Jobs introduced the very first iPhone, he said, “We’ve designed something wonderful for your hand, just wonderful.” That was a phone with a 3.5-inch screen, a small enough to be held and operated with the fingers on one hand. He insisted that the company had designed the perfectly proportioned gadget, even as rivals running Google’s (GOOG) Android operating system began rolling out bigger phones. “You can’t get your hand around it,” Jobs harrumphed over the inferior products. “No one’s going to buy that.”
On September 9, Apple announced new iPhones, an Apple Watch, a new payment system, and the mandatory acceptance of a mediocre new U2 album for anyone with an iTunes account.
If you’re looking at your iPhone or iPad Music app, carefully weighing up whether to avoid scrolling down past T in the Artists tab, or just putting your device out of its misery by smashing it with a hammer, WAIT!
It’s possible, by jumping through some stupid hoops, to remove Songs Of Innocence entirely!
Back in February, we showed you how to play classic NES games on your iPhone without having to resort to a jailbreak. If your mobile Nintendo game fix still isn’t satisfied, you might want to give GBA4iOS a try. There are versions for both iOS 6 and iOS 7, but the instructions to download the app are the same: set your iPhone back at least one day, head to the website to download the app, open GBA4iOS at least once and then set the date back to normal.