iOS 8.1 on iPhone 4s: Improvements on the Way

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iOS 8 was released earlier this month, and while many users have been having issues with the update on their iPhone 6 units, performance has been a whole other issue for iPhone 4s users. Many owners of older iPhones have been reporting slowdowns ever since updating to iOS 8, mostly because the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system […]

How to Get Better iPhone 4s Performance on iOS 8

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iOS 8 was released earlier this month, and while many users have been having issues with the update on their iPhone 6 units, performance has been a whole other issues for iPhone 4s users. Many owners of older iPhones have been reporting slowdowns ever since updating to iOS 8, mostly because the latest version of […]

How to Get DuckDuckGo as your iOS 8 Default Search Engine

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For the millions of Americans who were shocked to find out that the NSA may have monitored their communications without them knowing, last year was a rough one. The initial firestorm that leaks triggered has subsided, but a growing number of Americans are still concerned about their privacy and that’s where the DuckDuckGo search engine […]

iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 4s: 5 Things Upgraders Need to Know

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With the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus now on shelves, those still holding onto the iPhone 4s have a tough decision to make: Keep the iPhone 4s or upgrade to a new iPhone. This iPhone 6 vs iPhone 4s comparison addresses the most important differences that buyers need to know about. Three years ago, […]

iPhone 6 Plus vs iPhone 4s: 5 Things Upgraders Need to Know

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With the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus now on shelves, those still holding onto the iPhone 4s have a tough decision to make. This iPhone 6 Plus vs iPhone 4s comparison addresses the most important differences that buyers need to know about. Three years ago, the iPhone 4s was the best iPhone that money […]

iOS 8 on iPhone 4s: First Impressions and Performance

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Back in June, Apple announced that it would be delivering a new iOS 8 update to iPhone and iPad owners this fall. Earlier this month, Apple confirmed the iOS 8 release date and today, the company rolled out its successor to iOS 7. With the release date now upon us, it’s time to take an […]

iOS 8 Release for iPhone: 9 Things to Expect

Here's what you can expect from the iOS 8 update for iPhone.

The iOS 8 release date arrives in the middle of the week, offering a free software upgrade to iPhone users. The iOS 8 update delivers a lot of exciting new iPhone features and it is available on the iPhone all the way back to the iPhone 4s. The iPhone 6 release brings iOS 8 to […]

Exciting iOS 8 Features Skipping iPhone 4s & iPad

Continuity, one of iOS 8's most exciting features, will skip some devices.

Apple’s iOS 8 release is now official and it will be coming to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users in mid-September. And now that it’s a official, we have a better read on which iOS 8 features will be heading where and unfortunately, it looks like iPhone 4s users and owners of some iPad models […]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy the iPhone 4s Today

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Nearly three years after its release, the iPhone 4s remains on sale on the Apple Store. And with a free on-contract price and an iOS 8 update in the works, it might be a tempting offer for some of you. While these attributes might be tempting, right now is probably the worst time to buy […]

Top 5 Phones to Consider Before Buying the iPhone 4s [August, 2014]

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The iPhone 4s is still available through the Apple Store and is still a decent choice for those looking to get into Apple’s ecosystem without paying top dollar. However, before buying the iPhone 4s this month, there are some devices that we think you need to consider. It’s been almost three years since Apple took […]

iPhone 4s vs. iPhone 6 Rumor Breakdown

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As the iPhone 4s approaches its third birthday and perhaps its final iOS update, users still clinging the the ancient former flagship are looking at their options. One of those options is the iPhone 6, Apple’s brand new 2014 iPhone release that’s expected to touch down in just a few short weeks. Here, we take […]

Top 5 Smartphones to Consider Before Buying the iPhone 4s [July, 2014]

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The iPhone 4s is closing in on its third birthday but that hasn’t stopped Apple from hawking it to consumers around the world. The iPhone 4s is still available as Apple’s free-on-contract iPhone and it’s likely tempting those that are on a budget. That said, before buying the iPhone 4s in July, we highly suggest […]

Top 5 Smartphones to Consider Before Buying the iPhone 4s [June, 2014]

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It might be getting older but the iPhone 4s is still being sold, new, on the Apple Store. And with an iOS 8 update coming this fall, the device remains an appealing alternative to the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. That said, we think there are some devices that consumers should check out before settling […]

Why the iPad 2 iOS 8 Update Matters

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Yesterday, at WWDC 2014, Apple announced its brand new iOS 8 operating system, an operating system that will be landing for a number of iPhones and iPads this fall. In a bit of a surprise, the iPad 2 will be getting the iOS 8 update, an update that we think is of a great deal […]

iPhone Models Compared: What You Need to Know

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If you’re in the market for a new iPhone, which one do you get? It’s a tough question when you don’t know much about the devices that you’re deciding over, but hopefully this guide can get you going into the right direction. Apple currently offers the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c and the iPhone 4s, while […]

How to Buy a Cheap iPhone

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Smartphones are really easy to buy at a discounted rate, but you usually have to sign your life away with a two-year contract and pay way too much money for cellular service every month. That’s one way to go about it, but if you’re in the market for an iPhone off-contract, there are still ways […]

iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 4s: Which One Should You Buy?

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If you’re in the market for a new iPhone, which one do you get? It’s a tough question when you don’t know much about the devices that you’re deciding over, but hopefully this guide can get you going into the right direction. Apple currently offers the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c and the iPhone 4s. The […]

Top 5 Smartphones to Consider Before Buying the iPhone 4s [May, 2014]

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The iPhone 4s is still widely available and it remains Apple’s cheapest smartphone option through its retail stores. With an iPhone 4s iOS 8 update likely, the aging smartphone remains a tempting option for those that don’t want to break the bank. There are, however, some devices that we think consumers should check out before […]

Apple Offers Sweet iPhone 5s Upgrade Deal

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Apple is diving deep into the iPhone trade-in market with a trade-in program of its own. On Friday, the company began offering trade-in deals for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s, giving customers up to $99 and $199, respectively, for their old devices. Unfortunately, you have to use that cash to upgrade to a newer […]

iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 4s: What We Know Right Now

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As we inch further and further into 2014, we’re starting to hear a lot more about Apple’s plans for the new year. The company’s plans supposedly include a brand new iPhone, a device that’s currently being called iPhone 6. With demand increasing by the day, we want to take an updated look at how the […]