With the redesign of iOS 7, the color mode to differentiate when a switch is set to on or off has changed. The color of a switch that's off is white, and the color for a switch that's on is green.
Previous versions of iOS also had an On or Off indicator in view when a switch was moved to one side or another. Alas, those labels are gone in iOS 7, but you can add a different type of label should you prefer it. For some, be it due to disabilities or other personal preference, the color-only … Read more
Walmart will sell the so-called "cheap" version of the smartphone for $45 with a two-year contract. The phone normally goes for $99 with a contract.
Just before Apple's latest smartphones went on sale last month, Walmart rolled out a discount for both the colorful iPhone 5C and the higher-end, more expensive, iPhone 5S. The iPhone 5C cost $79 and the iPhone 5S went for $189 -- both with a standard two-year contract. The chain … Read more
AT&T's wholly owned prepaid carrier Aio Wireless is now offering the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C.
The company on Friday started letting customers order Apple's new handsets online and in stores. The iPhone 5C starts at $549.99, while customers who want the iPhone 5S can get their hands on that device for a starting price of $649.99.
cMemory is an attractive, easy-to-use, and very fast memory management tool for your iOS device that can be immensely useful for developers and power users, alike. The app offers only two major functions, but both are incredibly useful in certain situations and a must have for those that frequently find their device slowing down or who need to benchmark operation of certain apps.
When you open cMemory, a slickly-designed home screen will pop up showing you a few stats about your memory use, including current memory available, current memory being used, and total memory on board. You can tap the … Read more
Best Buy is offering a deal on certain Apple and Samsung smartphones this weekend. Basically, all shoppers willing to buy the devices in-store will get a free $50 gift card from the big box retailer.
The gift card can go toward buying any model of Apple's new iPhone 5C or certain Samsung Galaxy smartphones, including the Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note 2, and the Galaxy S3. That means the iPhone 5C 16GB will cost $50 and the Samsung Galaxy S4 16GB will cost $150 with a two-year contract. No contract Galaxy S4 and S3 devices are also available.
In efforts … Read more
The method to carry out either task has changed a bit from previous versions of iOS, but it's still just as easy.
When in a conversation in the Messages app and you want to delete or forward a message that was sent to you, you simply tap and hold on the message bubble until the options "Copy" and "More..." come up.
Tapping on "More...&… Read more
The iPhone 5C has the same processor, rear camera, and Retina Display as the iPhone 5. But Apple didn't just slap a series of colorful plastic cases on last year's phone. On the inside, the 5C is a unique device, with hardware upgrades and design elements from both the 5 and the new 5S.
On the outside, it's the iPhone 5C's choices of colorful polycarbonate case that really set the phone apart from the 5 and 5S. And thanks to this case, it's also slightly longer, wider, thicker, and a bit heavier than the other two iPhones.
But peel back the case, and the 5C reveals itself to be a unique device… Read more
Given that the Bay Area's home to countless entrepreneurs, computer programmers, and just plain geeks, it's no surprise that our local hotels are starting to follow suit. Hotel Zetta's just a couple blocks away from the CNET headquarters and is helping lead the way by making technology a priority in the hospitality industry. They keep it fresh with Wii Street U, Livescribe Echo smartpens, and an old phone booth equipped with a tablet for skyping. They also sport some old-school vibes like Ataris and record players. Oh yeah, and there's a giant Plinko game that takes … Read more
When Apple unveiled the iPhone 5S, one of the main feature sets shown off during the presentation was the camera improvements. Two of the new features stood out more than others, were slo-mo videos and a new Burst Mode.
Burst Mode will take photos at up to 10 frames per second on the 5S, so you don't miss the best shot. This comes in especially useful when taking a photo of a child, or an action shot and timing isn't easy.
To use Burst Mode on the iPhone 5S, you launch the Camera app and ensure that you'… Read more