How the first iPhone copied everything—and the last one did too

The first iPhone was a true breakthrough that shaped the multitouch-dominated world we live in. It took its clues from everyday objects to create a familiar experience that was instantly understood (and copied.) Years later it got stuck in those successful metaphors but, instead of working in another breakthrough,… » 12/13/13 12:26pm 12/13/13 12:26pm

This iPhone Prank Tricks People Into Thinking They're Getting a Text

You know the feeling. You and a friend are having a conversation via text and the little bubble with the blinking dots shows up indicating that she's typing. So much anticipation! You'd stare at those dots for hours waiting for a text, wouldn't you? Wouldn't it be funny if the dots just kept blinking? » 10/08/13 11:33pm 10/08/13 11:33pm

The iPhone 5S Motion Sensors Are Totally Screwed Up

Since the iPhone 5S landed in the hands of new owners a few weeks ago, there have been reports that on-board sensors like the gyroscope, compass, and accelerometer haven't been working properly on some devices. We've confirmed the new iPhone's failings on our own. It's not just off. It's embarrassing. » 10/03/13 12:39pm 10/03/13 12:39pm