Apple released the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 8
last month. While most of the changes are subtle, there are some interesting hidden features that can come in handy. Here's a look at some tips, tricks, and features that will help you out.
The Galaxy S5
makes the most sense as a rival to the iPhone 6
, but, with a larger screen, it could match up just as easily against the iPhone 6 Plus
. Join Gizmag, as we compare the two phones' features and specs.
With this year's batch of iPhones, Apple finally has a Galaxy Note competitor in the iPhone 6 Plus
. But how does the smaller iPhone 6
compare to the Note 4
? Let's compare their features and specs.
Although there are already plenty of add-on lenses
that allow you to take better photos with your smartphone, they all ultimately still utilize the phone's existing lens and image sensor ... which typically aren't as good as those found on stand-alone cameras. The Relonch Camera, however, is designed to address that shortcoming. It's a proper camera that uses your docked iPhone as its brains.
Is there anything smartphones can't do? Besides have taken over our lives as communication and entertainment hubs, a growing use of the devices is in eye healthcare. Guided by a socially-inclusive ethos, New York-based Smart Vision Labs has created a low-cost, portable iPhone-based gadget to help people in developing countries to diagnose vision problems.
For the next year, Apple has four iPhones to sell you. Maybe you're thinking about upgrading and wondering which iPhone is best for you? Let Gizmag lend a hand, as we compare the features and specs of the four iPhones you can buy today.
The iPhone 6 is bigger and better than those the came before it. Gizmag has been testing it out in the real world and has this review of a phone that isn't perfect, but might come close.
Apple was in no rush to start making big-screened smartphones. But now that the company's first phablet is here, was it worth the wait? Let's take a look, as Gizmag reviews the iPhone 6 Plus.
Got a new iPhone 6 Plus
or Galaxy Note
phablet? You're probably loving the extra screen real estate. Phones may have become bigger, but the human body hasn't got the memo yet – our fingers and thumbs are the same stubby, inconvenient length as ever. But fear not! The Thanko thumb extender gives you a whopping 15 mm (0.59 in) of extra reach.
The team behind the Oculus Rift
may be in no rush to unleash its set of futuristic goggles, but that hasn't stopped a flurry of like-minded parties tossing their virtual reality headsets into the ring. The Toronto-based design studio Metatecture is the latest to get on board, developing a headset called AirVR that is designed to work with the latest iOS devices and offer a low-cost virtual reality experience.