10 Common iPhone 5s Problems & How to Fix Them

Do not discount the size of the iPhone 6 Plus.

Several weeks ago, Apple released the iOS 8.1 update for iPhone and iPad bringing new features and fixes for iOS 8 problems to iPhone and iPad users. Despite Apple’s best efforts, iOS 8.1 problems continue to linger for iPhone 5s users and today we take a look at how to solve common iPhone 5s problems […]

iOS 8.1 on iPhone 5s Review

Important details to know about the iPhone 5s iOS 8.0.2 update.

Unlike the huge changes that proceeded it with the iOS 8 for iPhone 5s update, the iOS 8.1 for iPhone 5s doesn’t change a lot of things for iPhone 5s users. To be clear, for owners of Apple’s two latest iPhones, the updates changed everything. This is the update that included the new Apple Pay, mobile […]

iPhone Touch ID Not Immune to Police Warrants

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A nifty feature that was first introduced on the iPhone 5s is Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor, making it easier to unlock your device and purchase apps and games in the App Store. However, while the police cannot make you unlock your iPhone with a passcode, they can force you to use Touch ID to […]

iOS 8.1: 5 Things iPhone 5s Users Need to Know

If you can handle the larger size, the iPhone 6 Plus display is beautiful.

Earlier this month, Apple released its second major iOS 8 update in the form of iOS 8.1. iOS 8.1 brings new features and bug fixes to iPhone users including owners of the iPhone 5s. With iOS 8.1 moving into its second week of existence, we want to take a look at the five most important […]

Is the iPhone 5s Still Worth Buying?

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The iPhone 6 is now out in full force after over a month of being on the market. It’s Apple’s latest flagship smartphone and while many consumers are looking to buy the latest and greatest, other buyers are looking at older iPhones for a cheaper deal. Apple still sells the iPhone 5s, and you can grab […]

Apple Pay on iPhone 5s: Not Without an Apple Watch

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Apple Pay was launched earlier this week alongside the release of iOS 8.1. While the latest update is compatible on the iPhone 5s, it turns out that Apple Pay is not. Instead, you’ll have to have an Apple Watch to get Apple Pay to work on older iPhones. Apple Pay is the company’s own digital […]

iOS 8.1 on iPhone 5s: Impressions & Performance

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It seems like only yesterday Apple unleashed iOS 8 on the world. The release included some of the most exciting features we’d ever seen arrive in a mobile software update. There were new options for quickly accessing favorite contacts and the ability for developers to use the Touch ID fingerprint reader on the iPhone 5s […]

iOS 8.0.2 on iPhone 5s Review

Important details to know about the iPhone 5s iOS 8.0.2 update.

The iOS 8.0.2 update runs best on the iPhone 5s out of all a wide array of Apple devices, which is a surprise and good news for owners looking for the latest version of iOS on the year-old iPhone. I spent the past week using iOS 8.0.2 on the iPhone 5s before I ship it […]

iOS 8.0.2 on iPhone 5s: Impressions & Performance

Here's a closer look at iOS 8.0.2 performance on the iPhone 5s.

The iOS 8.0.2 update arrived on the iPhone 5s top fix several iOS 8 problems, but it’s not a perfect update. This comes almost two weeks after the iOS 8 release and days after a botched iOS 8.0.1 update that Apple pulled. We’ll walk through how the iOS 8.0.2 update performs on the iPhone 5s and […]

How to Get DuckDuckGo as your iOS 8 Default Search Engine

Although the iPhone 6 screen doesn't include a 1080P HD display it's still nice.

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 5c: The iPhone That Isn’t Worth Buying for $0

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The iPhone 5c is the most affordable iPhone Apple sells, but you should avoid at all costs. While it’s free with a two-year contract, I cannot recommend this device to anyone since Apple crippled it. Read on to why we don’t recommend buying the iPhone 5c and what you should buy instead. The iPhone 5c debuted […]

iPhone 6 Plus vs iPhone 5s: 7 Things Buyers Need to Know

Here's what buyers need to know about the iPhone 6 Plus and the iPhone 5s.

The iPhone 6 Plus is an exciting device, but it is a major step up in size and price from the iPhone 5s. For buyers who are trying to decide between the iPhone 6 Plus vs iPhone 5s, here’s a look at seven important details and areas you need to look at. Apple announced the iPhone […]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy the 16GB iPhone 5s

The iOS 7.1 update adds some new features and fixes several bugs.

With the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus now on sale, Apple’s changes to its iPhone lineup are in effect. That means that the iPhone 5s is now much cheaper than it once was. While the 16GB iPhone 5s might be tempting at its $99 price point, there are some reasons why you shouldn’t buy […]

How to Buy a Cheap iPhone 5s

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With the iPhone 6 officially announced and arriving on September 19, now is the best time to take advantage of the last-generation and buy an iPhone 5s for cheap. If you don’t care about having the latest and greatest smartphone, you may be the wisest of us all. Waiting a year in order to pick […]

Why Selling Your iPhone 5s Is Better Than Trading It In

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With the iPhone 6 now unveiled and prepared to launch to the public, you might be interested in getting rid of your iPhone 5s and getting the new iPhone 6, and trading programs are making it really easy to do just that. There are many businesses dedicated to allowing users to trade in their old […]

iPhone 6 vs iPhone 5s: 5 Things Buyers Need to Know

Here's how the iPhone 6 vs iPhone 5s size compares.

If you are looking to buy a new iPhone in 2014 you need to compare the iPhone 6 vs iPhone 5s. For some buyers this may be to discover why the iPhone 5s is $100 cheaper and for others it is to figure out if it is worth an early upgrade to the iPhone 6. […]

How to Sell Your iPhone 5s

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The iPhone 6 has officially been announced and it’s set to arrive on September 19. If you’ve decided that you’re going to upgrade from your iPhone 5s, here’s how to sell it so that you get the most cash possible out of it. There are multiple ways to sell your old iPhone 5s, and with all […]

iOS 8 on iPhone 5s: Impressions and Performance

Here's a closer look at the iOS 8 performance on the iPhone 5s.

The iOS 8 update is here and iPhone 5s owners are already installing the latest update so that they can gain access to many new features that fix complaints about group messaging, add in support for third-party iOS 8 keyboards and much more. After spending a week using the final version of iOS 8 on […]

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 […]

Can I Return my iPhone 5s for the iPhone 6?

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The iPhone 6 has been announced and it’s set for a September 19 release. However, if you don’t keep up with news on the update cycle of products, then you might have been unlucky enough to buy an iPhone 5s right as the iPhone 6 was announced, but there’s nothing that can’t be undone. We’ve all […]