Apr 082014

Apr 072014

Scotty Loveless, a former Apple Store Genius Bar employee, has posted ‘The Ultimate Guide to Solving iOS Battery Drain’.

I worked on the Genius Bar for almost two years, and the most difficult issue to solve was short battery life. It was extremely difficult to pinpoint the exact reason why someone’s battery was draining.

I made it my mission to discover the specific reasons for iOS battery drainage. This article is a product of my years of research and anecdotal evidence I gathered in the hundreds of Genius Bar appointments I took during my time as a Genius and iOS technician, as well as testing on my personal devices and the devices of my friends. Continue reading »

Apr 072014

Apple opened its first retail store in Turkey, the store is located in Istanbul’s Zorlu Center. The two story complex design includes a monolithic glass roof that is shaped into a cube with Apple’s logo on top, a decorative pool between the glass and surface.  is very similar to Apples 5th Avenue store in New York City Continue reading »

Apr 022014

According to a report Nikkei, Apple is in talks with Japan’s Renesas Electronics to purchase a unit of the company, Renesas SP Drivers, a unit that designs chips for smartphone displays. The chips determine a display’s quality, performance, and overall energy efficiency. Continue reading »

Apr 012014

But even though it’s largely down to us to keep tabs on things like battery and data use, there are still plenty of apps out there that can help, and one of the better ones for iOS has just gone free for a limited time.

DataMan is not only incredibly accurate and thorough, but offers a very palatable user interface that remains in-keeping with the overall aesthetic of iOS 7. Once installed, it not only lets you keep track of how much data you’re using, but can also forecast, based upon your activity, how much you will use in the future. Continue reading »

Mar 282014

Apple will open its first official Apple Retail Store in the Zorlu Center Mall located in Istanbul, Turkey on April 5th. The official announcement came in emails to customers and a banner in the physical store. Continue reading »

Mar 272014

Apple has filed an application for a patent with the USPTO on Thursday for  “transparent texting” technology which lets users see what is happening in front of them while texting. Apple’s also filed for a patent application back in 2012 and credits Stephen T. Payne as its inventor. Continue reading »

Mar 262014

For the first time Apple has publicly shared some details of the iPhone’s development. This comes just a few days before next week’s patent infringement trial with Samsung Electronics. Greg Christie, the person in charge of coming up with the iPhone, speaks to the Wall Street Journal in an interview and gives us rare insight at how Apple functioned in 2007 including an interesting conversation he had with then Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Continue reading »

Mar 252014

Apple offering refunds for recent in-app purchases if they were made by a minor. This is one of several steps the company has taken in to curb inadvertent in-app purchases by children. The email sent to iTunes account owners gives instruction on how to receive a refund if a purchase inadvertently was made by a minor. You can login to your iTunes account and fill out a form.  Apple will process the request and give a refund if necessary. Continue reading »

Mar 242014

NPR’s channel, which should be live today, will offer a free stream, 24 hours a day, which mixes live news with segments from pre-recorded shows like “All Things Considered” and “The Diane Rehm Show.” NPR officials say that within weeks, some of the broadcaster’s local stations should begin offering their own channels, with a similar mix of live and taped news. Continue reading »