by Leah St. Lawrence Courtesy of Interstitial My first experience with VR ever was holding my iPhone 4s two inches away from my eyes to look around my bedroom at a school of poorly rendered digital fish. This happened years ago, and needless to say, I was not impressed. Show More Summary
Before the iPhone X, the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s were Apple’s only iPhones that used a glass sandwich design. The glass back looks and feels great, or so I’ve heard. I’ve been using the handset for nearly two months, and one of the first things I did was to snap a protective case on it. Show More Summary
Looking to equal or beat Apple in the aftermath of its iPhone battery apology, iFixit has dropped the price of its do-it-yourself battery swap kits to $29 or less. More significantly this includes kits for the iPhone 4S, 5, 5s, and 5c, which are excluded from Apple's discounted battery replacements.
ANALYSIS: When Amazon debuted Alexa back in 2014, it hardly looked like a threat to Apple’s established “personal digital assistant” Siri. Four years earlier, Apple bought Siri for $200 million, debuting the iPhone 4S in 2011 as the first phone with an AI assistant. Everyone expected Siri to improve over time. Instead, Siri’s cofounders left Apple, and Siri bounced from […]
When Siri first hit the scene in 2011 -- as the flagship feature on the iPhone 4s, no less -- it was a novel piece of software to say the least. The early version of Siri wasn't terribly powerful, but it was able to answer relatively basic queries and handle rather simple tasks such as setting reminders. Show More Summary
While 2013's iPhone 5s is the oldest device to support iOS 11, the device takes a smaller performance hit with the new software than the iPhone 5 does running iOS 10, or the iPhone 4S running iOS 9, according to benchmarks shared on Tuesday.
Lots of people are asking, “Why did Apple name the new devices iPhone 8 and X (ten)? Why didn’t they call the iPhone 8 the iPhone 7s like usual?” Apple has had a pattern over the years: iPhone 3G, iPhone 3Gs; iPhone 4, iPhone 4s; iPhone 5, iPhone 5s… You get the point. The correlating […]
A woman from Wisconsin and insurance company State Farm are suing Apple for $US75,000 ($94,742), claiming the tech giant sold her a "defective" iPhone 4S that caused a fire in her home -- not unlike Samsung's Galaxy Note7. More » ...
U.S. insurance giant State Farm on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Apple alleging a "defective and unreasonably dangerous" iPhone 4S caused a house fire in Wisconsin in 2016.
Every iPhone has come with a hole in its bottom. Did I say hole? I meant charging port. First it was the 30-pin port on the iPhone "2G" in 2007, which lasted until the iPhone 4S in 2011. And then it was the Lightning port, which hasShow More Summary
From Siri's debut on the iPhone 4s to the first large-screen model
As expected, Apple on Monday unveiled a new version of its virtual assistant Siri at its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote. Siri, which was introduced in 2011 as an exclusive feature of the iPhone 4S, currently works on iPhones, iPads, Apple TVs, Apple Watches, and Mac computers. Show More Summary
Not since the discontinuation of the iPhone 4s has Apple sold a handset with an all-glass back, but that's rumored to change this year with the flagship "iPhone 8." In the years between those two models, advances in glass production technology have made it so an all-glass "iPhone 8" could be more robust than you might assume.
It's been over three years since voice actress Susan Bennett came forward and revealed that she was the original female voice of Siri on iOS, which first debuted on the iPhone 4s in 2011. In a recent interview with Typeform, BennettShow More Summary
Want to waste some money? There's an iPhone on eBay right now that will most certainly help you achieve that. It's an iPhone 4s, the glass on both its front and back are completely shattered, but — and this is apparently the thing that...Show More Summary
A bit of magic realism shot entirely on an iPhone 4S. Continue reading on Film School Rejects »
Following a report that the iPhone 8 may return to the stainless steel frame last used in the iPhone 4s, the majority of readers say they’d prefer a flat-sided phone over one with curved edges. In our poll, 53% opted for flat sides against 37% for curved. more… Filed under: Apple
A rumor out of East Asia on Tuesday suggests Apple's next-generation iPhone will ditch aluminum for a chassis forged from stainless steel, a material the company last used to build a handset with iPhone 4s in 2011.
The off-duty police officer who killed the Russian ambassador in Turkey was shot by Turkish special forces minutes after the crime. He had an iPhone 4S on him, and now, according to MacReports and Habertürk, Turkish authorities asked for Russia’s help to unlock the iPhone. Show More Summary