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Apple Releases iOS 8.1 Beta 2 to Developers

Posted on 08/10/2014 by Chris Hauk


Apple released the second beta of iOS 8.1 to developers on Tuesday. The second beta release, (Build12B407), comes just over a week after the release of iOS 8.1 Beta 1 to developers.


Belkin Router Can’t Access The Internet? Here’s a Workaround

Posted on 07/10/2014 by Chris Hauk


Starting around 7:25AM Pacific time Tuesday morning, owners of Belkin routers began complaining of the inability to connect to the Internet. Belkin has confirmed there is an issue, and has issued a workaround for affected users.


AAA Study Shows Siri May be More Distracting to Drivers Than Other Hands-Free Systems

Posted on 07/10/2014 by Chris Hauk


While most drivers believe that using a hands=free system to access their smartphone while driving is safer than directly using the device, a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that hands-free systems, such as Apple’s Siri, still causes a high-level of mental distraction while behind the wheel.


iPhone 6 Plus Users: Blink May Be The Keyboard For You

Posted on 07/10/2014 by Chris Hauk


Let’s face it. The iPhone 6 Plus is BIG phone. (Its HUGE!) Many users have found they have a bit of a problem reaching their thumb a-a-a-a-a-ll the way over to the opposite side of the built-in virtual keyboard while typing. The Blink Keyboard from Ethan Long Software may be the answer to your prayers.


LTE Speed Showdown: iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 5s

Posted on 07/10/2014 by Chris Hauk


Apple claims both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have faster LTE download speeds than the iPhone 5s. Both devices are capable of reaching 150Mbps, thanks to being equipped with the Qualcomm MDM9625M LTE chip, which supports LTE Advanced.


iOS 8 Adoption Sits at a Mere 47% Nearly Three Weeks After Release

Posted on 07/10/2014 by Chris Hauk


It’s been almost three weeks since the release of Apple’s iOS 8 mobile operating system, and the adoption rate sits at a mere 47% of all iOS devices. The numbers, from Apple’s App Store support page, indicates iOS users may be wary of the bugs that have plagued the launch of iOS 8.


Alleged iPhone 6 Prototype Up For Auction on eBay

Posted on 06/10/2014 by Chris Hauk


An alleged iPhone 6 prototype is up for sale on auction site eBay. High bid is currently $94,100 USD, and climbing. (As of 11AM Easter time.) Auction photos show the device running a different version of iOS, one that looks similar to that of factory test mode, shown in previously leaked images of iPhone 6 prototypes.


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