Apple 2014 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Apple Articles for 2014

What are the Real Differences Between iOS and Android?

For newbies, it's easy to assume that the difference between owning an iOS device and an Android device is like night and day. In reality, it's not.

8 Easy Ways to Back Up Your Smartphone’s Photos

It's natural to take lots of photos with today's ever-improving smartphone cameras, but sooner or later you're going to run out of space to hold them all -- unless you[...]

Need a Refund for In-App Purchases on Your iPhone? Apple Owes You Money, Says FTC

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, or FTC, has forced Apple to pay more than $32 million to reimburse customers - mostly parents - who were charged with in-app purchases in[...]

Why You Should Install iOS 8.1.1 on Your iPhone 4s

Doubtless some users of the aging iPhone 4s are nervous about installing the new iOS 8.1 update, but our testing indicates that doing so is both safe and practical.

Best iPhone Apps: Focus Keeper

Billed as "a timer that will track and increase your productivity without burnout," Focus Keeper is more than a simple stopwatch app.

Moms, Dads, & Grads: What Is the Best Smartphone?

Smartphones are not all alike, nor are smartphone users. Subtle differences in the design, UI, and services make some smartphones better suited for certain tasks than others, while the demands[...]

Apple iPhone 6 Plus Review

The 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus marks Apple's first foray into the world of phablets. It shares many of the best aspects of both iPhones and iPads that have come before[...]

Can You Really Work from a Smartphone with Microsoft Office Mobile?

Microsoft Office Mobile for iOS and Android is now free, but how useful is it on a small touchscreen? Can users actually work from their smartphones in a pinch?

Facebook Announces “Paper”, A Gorgeous New Way to Use Facebook

Facebook has just unveiled Paper, a beautiful new iPhone app that makes using the social network, well, a joy.

SteelSeries Stratus Review: High Comfort, High Cost

SteelSeries has come up with the first official wireless iOS game controller. But does high dollar mean high quality? Read on to find out.

Apple and Samsung Beat All Other Phone Makers in Brand Loyalty

It may not come as a surprise, but a new report indicates Apple has the highest rate of brand retention among smartphone manufacturers with 76% of iPhone users replacing their[...]

An iPhone Charger for Your Keychain: ChargeKey Review

The Chargekey from Nomad is designed to fit on a keychain, giving users a Lightning cable charger wherever they go. It's a great companion for travelers and is convenient when[...]

iOS 8 Coming this Fall with New Keyboards and Connectivity Features

Judging by its new features, Apple iOS 8 is all about connectivity and communication between not only users, but apps and other programs, and it's obvious that Apple is looking[...]

Apple iPhone 6 Review

With its larger display and more rounded design, the iPhone 6 has Apple adjusting to the rest of the smartphone market. Has the transition been a smooth one? Here's our[...]

Everything We Think We Know About the iPhone 6

(UPDATED) It's common knowledge that a new iPhone (or two) will arrive by year's end, but a steady stream of rumors are slowly piecing together what Apple may have up[...]

Apple iPhone 6 Could Sport a Very Hi-Res 5.5-Inch Screen

The next iPhone could be significantly larger than the current ones, and have a higher-resolution display as well.

Best Black Friday Smartphone Deals 2014

Lots and lots of smartphones will see significant discounts over the next few days, so to help you sort through the madness, here are the best Black Friday deals we[...]

Best iPhone Apps: smartSCAN

As one of the few free PDF converters available in the iOS App Store, smartSCAN allows users to turn any document into a PDF file with just their iPhone.

Best iPhone Apps: Google Docs

Google Drive's word processing functionality has been spun out into a new app called Google Docs. We take it for a spin and see if anything's changed.

Best iPhone Apps: Yesware

Yesware is a nifty productivity booster that lets enterprise users see who is clicking on and engaging with their emails.