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Wireless Charging in the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X?

Apple’s announcement of integrating wireless charging in the new iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X seems to have become lost amongst the other upgrades like a flashy edge-to-edge screen and animojis.   It’s a turning point for Apple but technically, wireless charging has been adopted on smartphones for about five years already. Yet, what…

iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X Fast Charging at a Price?

Apple’s announcements of the features of the new iPhones 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X mentioned the integration of wireless charging. Yet, there was no mention of its new ‘fast charging’ feature.   Apple may not have chosen to reveal it to the audience but it’s definitely on their official site. All its new phones are…

A Look into 10 Years of the iPhone

The announcement of the new iPhones marks 10 years since the first iPhone was released in 2007. From the ‘S’ in the iPhone 3GS standing for ‘speed’ to the introduction of Siri and the axe of the beloved headphone jack, we’ve seen how these phones have impacted society. The first phone was called the “iPod,…

How to get the most out of your battery life in iOS 8

Apple has released iOS 8 and there’s some pretty cool new stuff! • Hide your photos without deleting them (…because no one needs to know how many pictures are sent by your loved one) • Mute text alerts from specific people only (…making messages you don’t want others to see less suspicious) • Credit card…

Even Apple is unhappy with Apple Watch battery

Apple recently introduced the new iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 Plus and the long awaited Apple Watch. The watch keeps you connected and on schedule but also offers handy functions such as an advanced health tracking app and unique design. With all its features, we bet you’re wondering how long the battery is going to…

Apple admits iPhone 5 Battery is Faulty.. But

Did you buy an iPhone sometime between September 2012 and January 2013? Finding your battery doesn’t last long but since everyone else complains you think its normal? Well you may be able to get it fixed on the house as Apple is recalling a certain batch of iPhone 5’s that have been sold with a…

How to check your pulse with your iPhone

The trend of increased smartphone and tablet use for medical purposes shows no signs of slowing down, with endless medical-focussed gadgets showcased at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Among the most popular was Masimo’s iSp02, a pulse oximeter that connects directly to most Apple i-devices. Using a sensor that is slipped onto the ring…

Iphone 5c battery “equal or somewhat better”

The much anticipated new iPhone 5 range was unveiled in California yesterday – the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 5c. Apple has introduced the more affordable model of the iPhone 5c to compete with cheaper smartphones running Android software, however at $739 for the 16GB model and $869 for 32GB, it’s hardly what you would…

Enhancing bedside manner with the iPad – the future of patient care

The iPad is quickly transforming communication within a hospital, bringing a world of information directly to the patients bedside. The increase of physician to patient interaction has been documented in a case study on  The Ottawa Hospital, where the iPad has proven to be the first truly mobile solution freeing physicians from the constraints of…