Posts Tagged ‘iPhone’

Google Now for the iPhone Takes on Siri

Google Now for the iPhone Takes on Siri

Google Now, the search giant’s mobile assistant, has officially made its way to the iPhone in the latest update to the Google Search app for iOS. Up until now, the feature was only available on Android devices running version 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or higher. The tool uses information gathered from your location and browsing history ...

Smartphones: Your “Remote Control for Life”

Most college kids these days spend an exorbitant amount of time on their smartphones. When the Facebook app became available 24/7, it was basically game over for productivity. Fortunately, these amazing little devices are good for more than just stalking that chick from Anthropology of Social Classes, and may soon have an even larger hand ...

Volkswagen’s iBeetle is All About iPhone Integration

Rumors of Apple creating everything from a television to a watch have become common, but a new partnership with Volkswagen is bringing the company one step closer to an iCar. Unveiled at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show in China, the German carmaker’s new iPhone-integrated iBeetle features a dedicated dashboard docking station and a special Beetle ...

Hack Tricks: iPhone

Hack Tricks: iPhone

Hack Tricks are a HackCollege.com original series that aims to show you three tricks in one quick video. You can find us on Youtube. This week, we’ll take a look at three iPhone tricks that aren’t all that well-known. We cover how to set a custom vibration pattern on your iPhone, how to make a ...

T-Mobile Wants You to Trade Up to a New iPhone

After the recent launch of its contract-free service plans and on the eve of its official offering of the iPhone 5, T-Mobile is making another attempt to sway smartphone users to its network with an iPhone trade-in program. As of April 12, the day the iPhone 5 will go on sale from T-Mobile, iPhone 4 ...

Making The Switch: A Week On Windows Phone

Like many people of our tech-driven society, I am a creature of habit. I like what I like, and I am rarely influenced to change my preference at the suggestion of a peer. I currently have an iPhone 4s, and I’m very accustomed to it. It does what I want, exactly when I want it ...

Minute Hacks: How to Extend Your Phone’s Battery Life

Minute Hacks: How to Extend Your Phone’s Battery Life

Smartphone batteries deliver a constant charge of 1 watt to your phone over a span of 5 hours, so the trick to upping your precious voltage is to reduce the amount of power your phone uses per hour. Here’s how to extend your phone’s battery life. 1. Check your display settings and reduce your screen ...

Should You Bring Your iPhone to T-Mobile?

Alongside the launch of its contract-free service plans and LTE network, T-Mobile announced it would be offering the iPhone 5 to its customers beginning April 12. The move officially brings the iPhone to all four major U.S. carriers, begging the question: Are you getting a good deal? Crunching the numbers of the other three major ...

Keep Track Of Your Gadgets With HipKey

This little $90 gadget could save you hundreds of dollars in iPhone or iPad replacements — HipKey is a nifty little device that pairs with your gadgets, and lets you know when you’re drifting a little too far away from them. HipKey isn’t limited to just iDevices, in fact you can keep track of most ...

Best Unlimited iPhone 5 Plan?

With news of Straight Talk officially offering the iPhone 5 under its unlimited no-contract service for $45 a month, it’s hard to not be tempted by such a low monthly payment. And with no contract, there’s nothing stopping you from switching teams if the service isn’t up to snuff. Well, the one thing that may ...

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