We’ve heard some weird and not-so-wonderful excuses for poor sporting performance in the past, but this gem from NBA player Matt Bonner is probably one of the best. Having suffered with a poor shooting percentage throughout the past NBA season, Bonner decided to set the record straight as to the reason. Apparently, it’s Apple’s fault. And no, we’re not making this one up.
In this day and age it seems many of us live our lives on Facebook, not only using it as our digital rolodex but also keeping a running tally of who our friends are and what they are up to. That’s all well and good, but while Facebook tells you when someone wants to be your friend it is much more coy when someone goes the other way, and wants to unfriend you.
It’s been an interesting 24 hours in the world of security, with the ominously named Hacking Team themselves being hacked, resulting in 400GB of its data being strewn across the Internet. Inside that data people are finding all kinds of things, not least a price list which details the services Hacking Team offered to those willing to pay the cash – including governments.
Sometimes you would be surprised what people will do when they have a jailbroken iPhone. Some changes to iOS, via some super cool tweaks it has to be said, make the experience better for a variety of reasons whether they be functional or aesthetic. WatchNotifications, a jailbreak tweak costing a dollar and available to download from the Cydia store, falls firmly in the latter category.
iOS 8.4 download links have just gone live for supported iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Full changelog along with instructions on how to download iOS 8.4 is detailed below.
While the world awaits iOS 9 and having just released iOS 8.4, Apple has today ceased signing iOS 8.3, meaning those with iPhones, iPads and iPod touches who want to revert to the second-to-newest version of iOS are now unable to.
In its ongoing effort to boost Facebook’s credentials as a video sharing service, the social network has begun testing a brand new floating video player, allowing users to watch their favorite cat snippets and scroll through their News Feed at the same time.
Apple TV owners can now sit back, relax and enjoy all of the spills and thrills that shows like Ray Donovan, Homeland, and Penny Dreadful offer without having to pay for an expensive monthly cable television service. Previously available as ‘Showtime Anytime’ on Apple TV for those with a cable TV subscription, CBS has now flipped the switch and brought an all new Showtime app to Cupertino’s set-top box, this time allowing users to access the service for a monthly fee with no cable subscription required.
In an announcement that is sure to cause at least some concern to shareholders, Samsung has announced that it expects its Q2 2015 profits to be down four percent on the same period last year. Despite launching a strong portfolio of smartphones during the period, it would seem that Korean based Samsung has misread the potential demand for the devices and admits that sales of the Galaxy S6 have failed to live up to expectations in a competitive marketplace resulting in a profit drop for the seventh consecutive year.
Apple’s Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services is seemingly at it again, dropping internal company knowledge tidbits via Twitter. Eddy Cue, who last week replied to a number of tweets confirming that Apple Music could potentially be introduced in a new developer beta of iOS 9 has again used his verified Twitter account to answer iOS related queries from the public. This time around Cue has confirmed that Apple is working internally in an attempt to reintroduce the recently removed Home Sharing for music feature back into iOS 9.
Here’s how to set Beats 1 radio station as your alarm on iPhone. The channel will automatically start playing whenever your alarm clock goes off.
Here’s how to quickly send SMS, iMessage or WhatsApp message system-wide from anywhere on your iPhone.
Here’s how to enable WiFi tethering Personal Hotspot feature for free on Verizon iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5s, 5. With this feature enabled you can use your mobile data plan with other devices without incurring tethering cost.
The Apple Watch may be waterproof to some extent, but even Apple doesn’t recommend swimming while wearing it. Apple CEO Tim Cook famously claimed that he showered while wearing the smartwatch, but even though some users have reported being able to go so far as to take a swim with the device, we’re not sure we would trust Apple’s waterproofing quite so far.
When you make the decision to head on over to your local Apple Retail Store and purchase a brand new iPhone 6, you probably have a lot of expectations. You expect it to come with the latest version of iOS. You expect it to serve up all of the features and functionality that are specifically mentioned in the marketing literature. You expect it to be fit for purpose. What you don’t expect is for it to be innocently placed on charge during the night and then explode into a ball of flames right in front of your eyes. However, that’s exactly what Miss Tsang from Tai Wai got with her iPhone 6 Plus.
Update: iOS 8.4 has been released, and so is TaiG v2.3 jailbreak for iOS 8.4. iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5s, 5c, 5, 4s, all iPads and iPod touch 5 are supported. You can download it from below and then follow our guides on how to jailbreak your device on iOS 8.4.
The official unveiling of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 may be a few months away, but it looks as though the South Korean company is well on its way to converge its design philosophies to head down a very specific aesthetic route across all ranges. A leaked 3D CAD file which purports to show the design and visuals of Samsung’s next-generation Galaxy Note gives us the clearest indication yet that Samsung is planning on launching the Note 5 with heavy visual inspiration borrowed from its current Galaxy S6 flagship smartphone.
iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus keynote and release date has been purportedly leaked. The device will go on sale one week after the keynote event.
GoPro has announced its “smallest, lightest and most convenient GoPro, yet.” The GoPro Hero4 Session action camera is 50% smaller, 40% lighter and will combine a meticulously compact design with a simple one-button capture solution. In addition to the fact that the Hero4 Session comes in significantly lighter and smaller package than the previous Hero4 Black and Silver solutions, potential consumers will also love the fact that no external waterproof housing is required as the Hero4 Session is waterproof out-of-the-box.
Here’s how you can block the annoying Facebook games and apps invites on iOS, Android, mobile and desktop in a few simple steps.