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 one for just $99 if you sign a two-year contract. This is a big deal if you don’t want to save some cash up front, but is the iPhone 5s still worth buying?
While the iPhone 5s was seen as a modest upgrade from the iPhone 5 (especially without a major redesign), it’s still a device that saw many “firsts” for the iPhone, including Apple’s Touch ID [...]
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 wallet service to take on the growing market of digital payment systems that have already been released by companies like Google.
Apple Pay allows you to store your credit card information on your iPhone and use it to buy stuff at any store that supports Apple Pay. The iPhone 6 has an NFC chip that allows you to tap the pay terminal at a store to instantly buy goods. It’s [...]
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 in their apps. Now Apple is delivering iOS 8.1. iOS 8.1 on the iPhone 5s doesn’t suddenly mean users of last year’s iPhone will be able to pay for their purchases with the Apple Pay mobile payments service, however it does add a feature or two a fix a mountain of bugs.Installing iOS 8.1
With the debacle that was the iOS 8.0.2 update just a few weeks ago, Apple [...]
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 off to a new owner, and it is surprisingly better than the iOS 8.0.2 iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 performance.
In this iOS 8.0.2 iPhone 5s review I’ll share what works and what doesn’t and help you decide if you should install iOS 8.02 or wait for the rumored iOS 8.1 release that could come in the next few weeks.
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 help you decide if you should install iOS 8.0.2 or wait for the iOS 8.1 release.
This small update adds support for HealthKit, which lets apps talk tot he new iOS 8 Health app, fixes some issues with third-party keyboards and includes other tweaks. It is not a major update and doesn’t deliver any speed boosts, but it is an essential one if you want to use all the new [...]
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 comes in. With iOS 8, Apple has made it very easy to use DuckDuckGo as the default search engine on its line of iPhones and iPads. We’re going to show you how to get DuckDuckGo as your iOS 8 default search engine so that your searches stay private.
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