Q: How do I disassociate my phone number from iMessage? I recently broke my hand-me-down iPhone 4S mid-contract and I’ve had to revert back to using an old cell phone. Now when friends with iPhones (almost everyone I know) try to send me an SMS I never get the message. Show More Summary
Hi Lifehacker, I am trying to find a good cheap smartphone for around $200. Right now the iPhone 4S seems like a good option, though I realise there’s a risk it will not be able to run iOS 9 when that appears at the end of this year. Is it a good idea to get a refurbished iPhone? More »
There's something awful about being in love with an outdated piece of technology, but I will hold onto my iPhone 4s until the day it dies. You may find yourself asking why, but the answer is simple. The iPhone 4s is the best designed phone Apple has...
Okay, I’ll admit it. I was one of those tech-pundits who looked on with disdain over the past few years as more and more smartphones made the transition to ever larger screens. For years I clung to my iPhone 4S thinking it was the perfect...Show More Summary
Post by Maressa Brown If you're an Apple fan like me, you're well-aware that today was THE day we were supposed to FINALLY get some serious, concrete details about the new iPhone -- aka the iPhone 4S. (not the iPhone 5 many of us were hoping for). Show More Summary
Post by Emily Abbate There are many things on this earth I absolutely adore, but could totes live without. You know, like my curling iron, my morning pumpkin spice coffee, and large quantities of Yellow Tail Merlot. My iPhone 4, however, is not one of those things. Show More Summary
Post by Emily Abbate The news about the iPhone 4S wasn't exactly what Macheads had been hoping for. And can you blame us? After months and months filled with iPhone 5 hopes and dreams, Apple crushed them with a "new" version of the...Show More Summary
Apple has hired Dana Massie, a digital signal processing expert from Audience, a company that specializes in audio processing. Their voice processing technology was used in the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. Massie has actually previously worked at Apple as a manager, and will be rejoining the company as a system-on-a-chip (SoC) audio architect. Show More Summary
Playing at the Another Hole In the Head film festival on December 15 is Juan Ortiz’s indie Jennifer Help Us, which was shot entirely on an iPhone 4s! “Jennifer Help Us is a story about a vengeful high school senior, whose violent kidnapping of a fellow student, collides with her town’s haunted house and its […]
If you are planning on purchasing a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus at Virgin Mobile this holiday shopping season, you are all but out of luck. While it sells the over three-year-old iPhone 4s, the prepaid carrier has not added the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus to its smartphone lineup and lists last […]
When Apple first released iOS 8 to the general public, more than a few people with older devices such as the iPhone 4S, iPad 2, and iPad mini noticed that it slowed their devices down to a crawl. When Apple … Read more ›
Apple released an update to iOS 8 earlier this week that promised performance increases on older devices like the iPhone 4S, iPad 2, iPad Mini, and iPod Touch. Ars Technica took a look at the numbers and found some disappointing results. Read more...
If you have an iPhone 4S or an iPad 2, you probably shouldn’t have upgraded to iOS 8. But in case you did and are stuck with subpar performance on your device, you should definitely install iOS 8.1.1 to at least get some marginal improvements on your older Apple devices. Show More Summary
Following the launch of iOS 8 back in September, many iPhone 4s users reported widespread issues ranging from slow performance to choppy animations. With Monday's release of iOS 8.1.1 promising "increased stability and performance improvements...Show More Summary
Heavy users will see some improvement, but iOS 8's worst regressions remain.
Apple has officially released iOS 8.1.1 to the public, a minor maintenance release that notes “bug fixes” as well as “stability and performance improvements” for the older iPhone 4S and iPad 2 models. iOS 8.1.1 is available as an over-the-air update or by updating via iTunes on a Mac or PC. ...
Monday, Nov. 17, Techradar reported that Apple has released another update for their mobile Operating System, the iOS 8.1.1.
This may surprise some of our readers, but the iPhone 4s is still wildly popular. Sales of the device accounted for 25% of iPhones sold in the first three months of 2014, and that's just new phones. There are still a sea of users out there with...
After two weeks of testing, Apple has released iOS 8.1.1, a minor update that includes several bug fixes. Apple first seeded the iOS 8.1.1 beta to developers on November 3. iOS 8.1.1 is available immediately as an over-the-air download. Show More Summary
Apple on Monday pushed out an update for its mobile operating system in the form of iOS 8.1.1, with the headline improvements coming for users of older devices like the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S.