Apple mops up iOS mess with new update

Apple mops up iOS mess with new update

One day after a bungled iOS update disrupted key features on thousands of iPhones, Apple on Thursday issued a follow-on version of the software to set things right. The newest update, iOS 8.0.2, is available immediately. The bruise to Apple’s public image— also dinged in the last few days by the discovery that itsiPhone 6 Plus can be bent — may take longer to heal. “iOS 8.0.2...

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iPhone 6 Plus meets all standards

iPhone 6 Plus meets all standards

Apple responded Thursday to reports that its newly released iPhone 6 Plus is susceptible to bending, one day after the tech giant was forced to pull back a new software upgrade for the same device after users complained of numerous glitches in the operating system. Users claim new iPhones susceptible to bending iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus break sales record Apple’s iOS 8: 8 new...

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The early verdict on the Apple Watch

The early verdict on the Apple Watch

Original Article at: http://www.techradar.com/reviews/phones/mobile-phone-accessories/apple-watch-1264567/review Most of us expected the Apple Watch to appear in 2015, but it’s made a (semi) surprise launch with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. It sadly won’t be seen until next year though, which means this is a deliberate ploy by Apple to make sure you’re not buying a Samsung, LG or Moto 360option in the run up to Christmas. But there’s a pretty...

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A Quick fix for iOS 8

A Quick fix for iOS 8

UPDATE, September 24, 2014: Apple has just pulled today’s new iOS 8.0.1 update from its Developer Center and users are no longer able to download it as an over-the-air update. DON’T PANIC EARLY IOS 8.0.1 UPDATERS – HERE’S THE FIX: If you updated immediately before hearing about the problems with iOS 8.0.1, here’s what to do. Connect your phone to iTunes and back up your data....

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Apple Pulls iOS Software Update

Apple Pulls iOS Software Update

In a rare move Wednesday, the Cupertino, Calif., electronics maker yanked an update to its latest iPhone, iPad and iPod software hours after making it available. Some owners complained the software had disrupted their phone’s ability to make calls and disabled the TouchID fingerprint sensor used to unlock devices. The software glitch followed reports that customers accidentally bent the iPhone 6 Plus—Apple’s largest and at $750 without...

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha metal-frame phone unveiled

Samsung Galaxy Alpha metal-frame phone unveiled

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Alpha, its first smartphone with a metal frame offering a “luxury look and feel.” “It’s an entirely new look,” said a blog post unveiling the new phone on the company’s U.K. website Wednesday. Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones have traditionally been made of plastic, prompting criticism that they look and feel cheap compared with competitors in the higher-end smartphone market, such as the HTC One(which,...

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Blackberry Launches New Phone . . .

Blackberry Launches New Phone . . .

BlackBerry released its new Passport phone today, a keyboard smartphone with a 4.5-inch​ screen aimed at corporate users. John Chen, charged with turning around Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry since last November, has said the company’s future rests on rebuilding its relations with the enterprise market, long a core of its business. The Passport is on sale starting today, available only at Telus until Oct 1. Users will pay $200 for the phone...

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Everything You Need to Know About the Apple Watch

Everything You Need to Know About the Apple Watch

ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT The wearable space just got bigger. Way bigger. Apple debuted its long-awaited wearable Tuesday, simply called Apple Watch. There are actually three products: Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport, and Apple Watch Edition. The differences between them are only apparent in the different materials (including aluminum, 18K gold, and pink gold) and wrist strap choices, which vary between feminine, masculine and youthful. The Apple...

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Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Came to a Wrist Near You

Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Came to a Wrist Near You

The Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch is real. The slightly bulgy piece of wristwear works in conjunction with Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets so you’re not pulling them out of your pocket every time they ping or vibrate. The Galaxy Gear unveiled at IFA today notifies you of incoming emails, texts, and messages via a Bluetooth 4.0 + BLE connection. A preview of the alert shows up on...

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