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The life and death of an iPhone from an iPhone's perspective

Imagine all the things that our phones get to see. I mean, they’re pretty much with us every step of the way. It can be a camera for concerts, a music player for parties, a distraction on dates, the only light source for the lonely nights at home, and everything in between. To see things from our phone’s perspective… » 7/13/15 1:18pm 7/13/15 1:18pm

iPhone 6 survives crazy drop test from a wingsuit 7,000 feet in the air

Because dropping the iPhone 6 on the sidewalk is not enough and because soaking it in liquid nitrogen to shatter it and shooting it with a .50 cal is a little too unfair, RatedRR decided to do the ultimate drop test for the new iPhone: dropping it while skydiving in a wingsuit thousands of feet in the air. » 9/24/14 8:14pm 9/24/14 8:14pm

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