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Half of all phones stolen in London are iPhones

The iPhone is one of the most coveted phones in the UK. The sleek and stylish sensibilities of Apple's flagship product have attracted consumers in their millions. Nonetheless, the popularity of the handset also has some downsides. Government research based on London Metropolitan Police datasets from August 2012 to January 2014 found that over half of

By | September 17th, 2014|Categories: iPhone, Technology research|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Half of all phones stolen in London are iPhones

How to block a phone number on an iPhone running iOS 7

A particularly useful feature on new iPhones is the 'Block this Caller' function. If you're being drunk-dialled by a former lover, or if you're receiving telemarketing calls relentlessly, or just if there's someone you particularly dislike, you can put your mind at ease and give your ear a rest with just a few swipes of

By | August 8th, 2014|Categories: iPhone|Tags: , |Comments Off on How to block a phone number on an iPhone running iOS 7

iOS 8 will allow users to enter credit card details with their camera

An impressive update to iOS 8 should make paying for goods online far simpler. 9to5mac.com originally uncovered the feature, which allows people to use their phone's camera to scan in their bank card. The details on the bank card will then be used to fill in online payment boxes through Safari, eliminating human error. No

By | June 16th, 2014|Categories: iPad, iPhone|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on iOS 8 will allow users to enter credit card details with their camera

How to put an iPhone or iPad into recovery mode (iOS 7)

Has your iPhone or iPad stopped working? Do you need to restore a backup? There's no need to panic or make a claim on your gadget insurance just yet - put your device into recovery mode, recover it and then take it out of recovery mode again. The following advice works for all Apple devices

By | June 6th, 2014|Categories: iPhone|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How to put an iPhone or iPad into recovery mode (iOS 7)

Have the plastic cases made the iPhone 5C more damage-resistant?

When Apple launched the all new iPhone 5C, they heavily promoted the phone's new features. But in addition to the usual selling points, Apple highlighted the all-new plastic case, a first for an iPhone. The plastic case was chosen for this phone to keep down manufacturing costs and to compete with Android phones. The most

By | May 7th, 2014|Categories: iPhone|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Have the plastic cases made the iPhone 5C more damage-resistant?

Apple insider reveals the early origins of the iPhone

Apple's iPhones are an economic powerhouse in themselves, with around 500 million of the smartphones sold across the globe since their release and with the iPhone one of the most sought-after products in history. The iPhone 5S and 5C are incredibly advanced products, yet Apple is still set to release a successor in the near

By | April 25th, 2014|Categories: iPhone|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Apple insider reveals the early origins of the iPhone

New HTC One M8 offers both beauty and brains

HTC has officially unveiled the HTC One M8 smartphone and has received immediate praise for the gadget's sleek design and huge range of features. The HTC One M8 has a curved body made from a single 90% metal sheet, which integrates all the GPS, BlueTooth, Wi-Fi, radio and other antennas into the metal casing. It

By | April 16th, 2014|Categories: Mobile phone|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on New HTC One M8 offers both beauty and brains

Is the White House dropping BlackBerry and looking for other secure smartphones?

Barack Obama's love for his BlackBerry has been much-commented on, but BlackBerry's fortunes have waned in recent years, and recent press reports have indicated that the smartphone giant is set to suffer another blow by losing its most famous advocate. The Wall Street Journal reports that the White House is looking at LG Electronics and

By | April 4th, 2014|Categories: Mobile phone|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Is the White House dropping BlackBerry and looking for other secure smartphones?

iOS 7.1 update causes glitches on iPhones and iPads and headache for some Apple users

Apple rolled out its iOS 7.1 update on Monday March 10th, hoping to deliver new features, improve the interface and patch up a few bugs. While it succeeded on its first two ambitions, the third looks like it's been a mixed bag, with iPhone and iPad users complaining that the software update is causing all

By | March 28th, 2014|Categories: iPad, iPhone|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on iOS 7.1 update causes glitches on iPhones and iPads and headache for some Apple users

Rumours abound about up-and-coming iPhone 6

It seems like only yesterday that Apple released the iPhone 5C and 5S, but rumours are already flying about the up-and-coming iPhone 6, which is expected to launch later in the year. Gadget Cover has gone through the rumour-mill to come up with some predictions about Apple's future handset. Display It's almost certain that the

By | March 26th, 2014|Categories: iPhone|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Rumours abound about up-and-coming iPhone 6