Five years after Siri launched with iPhone 4S, Apple is reportedly preparing to open its virtual assistant platform up to third-party developers through a dedicated SDK, and might dive deeper into AI services by embedding the technology into a speaker type device similar to Amazon's Echo.
Though #ShotOniPhone6s might be the current rage, iPhone has been taking amazing photos for years. You might recognize Lisa Bettany from her ridiculously great Instagram account, or her famous app, Camera+. Either way, she's done a lot to both show and help the state of the art of photography on iPhone. Show More Summary
A few years ago, I set off on an incredible around the world adventure attempting to capture 15 countries with my iPhone 4S and my app, Camera+. I never got around to sharing all the behind the scenes videos, so I thought I would start now despite the slightly datedness of using an “ancient” iPhone model. Show More Summary
From iPhone 4 and beyond, I’ve never skipped out on buying a flagship iPhone. The white AT&T iPhone 4 in May 2011 was my first model, then iPhone 4s in November a month after its launch. Starting with iPhone 5, I’ve bought every flagship...Show More Summary
Apple reportedly plans to shake up the materials used for the iPhone in 2017, abandoning the aluminum casing it has used for years and returning to the glass chassis championed with the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s.
I remember using Glooko way back when I had the old iPhone 4s cable (I actually found it in one of my supply boxes yesterday) that connected to my freestyle meter. I honestly don’t know how long I’ve had that account, but I’m glad that I do. When I first had my t:slim, Glooko and […]
Most of us upgrade our phones once every two years, if not earlier. But what if you bought an iPhone 4S or a Samsung Galaxy S II all the way back in 2011 and were so happy with it that you decided to keep it as your primary device for...Show More Summary
Ever since Apple introduced Siri voice control in the iPhone 4S, Mac users have been wondering: when's our turn? Well, that day might finally be near. Sources for 9to5Mac claim that Siri will be a "tentpole" feature of OS X 10.12, which is expected to show at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (usually in June) and release a few months later. Show More Summary
Apple has stopped selling to iPhone 4s and 5c models to customers in India, The Economic Times reports. The move essentially doubles the price of an entry-level iPhone in the country, from the 12,000 rupees charged for the iPhone 4s to 24,000 rupees for the iPhone 5s. Show More Summary
Apple is no longer offering the iPhone 4s and iPhone 5c in India. While the phones are past their prime, Apple has a strong brand presence in India, leading to healthy sales of older iPhones. The iPhone 4s was selling for as low as ?12,000 ($175), in direct competition to budget Android handsets from local vendors. Show More Summary
After slashing the price of iPhone 5s in India last year, Apple has reportedly stopped selling entry-level iPhone 4s and iPhone 5c models in favor of a smartphone lineup more closely aligned with mature markets.
As Apple continues to look to India as a market for extraordinary growth, it has now stopped selling the iPhone 4s and iPhone 5c in the country in an effort to raise the average selling prices of its devices and increase profits. The Economic Times reports that Apple made the decision due to its profitability and average […]
My absolute favorite version of the iPhone has always been the iPhone 4s. From a everyday use perspective, the glass that made up the back was totally impractical (I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen busted backs on iPhone 4s’s), but it added to the overall aesthetic of this device. Show More Summary
Are you still running an older version of iOS on your iPhone 4s or iPhone 5 because you're worried that the newer release will make your device slower? The latest iOS 9.2.1 update may be just what you've been waiting for.
Apple said that iOS 9 will bring performance improvements to all iOS devices, including older models that were slowed down by the iOS 8 update. However, when all said and done, it turned out that iOS 9 wasn’t able to dramatically increase overall speed, no matter how much optimization it underwent. Show More Summary
Some informal testing reveals that if you’re still rocking an old iPhone, you should probably upgrade to iOS 9.2.1. The good people at iApple Bytes put three different models of iPhones (4S, 5, and 5S) up against each other in a variety of tests designed to see which of them was faster with starting up, […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
The iOS 9.2.1 update can potentially make iOS 9 a smoother experience for people with older iPhones, according to a new series of YouTube videos featuring side-by-side comparisons with devices running iOS 8.4.1.
Apple is ending the year facing a class action lawsuit.The Cupertino, Calif., company was slapped with the lawsuit on Tuesday. The suit contends that one of its software updates, iOS 9, deliberately slows down older iPhone models.The lead plaintiff, New York resident Chaim Lerman, accuses Apple...
The lawsuit alleges Apple's latest mobile operating software upgrade slows down the iPhone 4S.
Apple prides itself on supporting old iPhones whenever it releases a new version of iOS, but did the company knowingly slow them down to get users to upgrade to the newest iPhones? Plaintiff Chaim Lerman, who filed a class action lawsuit...Show More Summary