If you've recently picked up a shiny new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, you probably want something to protect it from drops and falls, or scratches and dings. There are tons of cases available, from the super-expensive to the slim and cheap. This week we're looking at five of the best, based on your nominations and votes.
iOS: Yesterday, the popular streaming app Popcorn Time made its way to iOS on jailbroken devices. If you're not jailbroken but still want to get in on the action, MovieBox is a similar app that you can install on any device.
Apple's iMessage is a great way to get around text messaging fees and send messages to other Apple users for free, but it's not without its problems. Unfortunately, unlike traditional SMS, the problems don't seem to magically work themselves out on their own, so here's how to fix some of the more common issues you might come across.
Every time Apple releases a new version of iOS, they include a handful of cool hidden features they don't usually cover in the press conference. This year's no different. Here are the 10 best secret features in iOS 8.
Every operating system has its share of annoyances and iOS 8 is no different. From an obnoxious U2 album to recent contacts appearing where you don't want them, here's how to fix some of the worst annoyances.
Jailbreaking is a process that changes little by little with each iOS upgrade. Rather than always publishing new guides, we're simply going to keep this one up to date. If you want to jailbreak your iOS device, you've come to the right page.
It's long been prescribed that when your iPhone's battery is running poorly that you close out all the running apps to help preserve battery life (we've mentioned it before). That makes sense if you're using a computer, but as writer (and former Genius Bar technician) Scotty Loveless points out, that's simply not the case in iOS.
Services like Twitter, Dropbox, YouTube, or Wikipedia love to release official apps for their services. More often than not, third-party developers swoop in to make better apps to access those services than the official ones. We want to collect together the best of those apps.
iOS 8 is here and while Apple added a ton of stuff, some of the best additions are Share Sheets, Safari Extensions, photo editing extensions, and widgets. Finally, we can now customize iOS just a little bit more. Here are some of the best we've seen so far.
iOS 8 is already jailbroken, which means it's time to load it up with new tweaks, hacks, and apps. A ton of classic jailbreak apps have already been updated for iOS 8, and a bunch of new ones are all already available to take advantage of its best features. Here are some worth checking out.
Handoff is Apple's new feature that integrates Yosemite and your iOS 8 device so you can start working on one device and then continue it on another. For example, you can start writing an email on your phone, then flip it over to your Mac when you realize you'd prefer a keyboard. Here's how to set it up and use it.
The iPhone has the largest selection of apps on the mobile side, but that means it's also the most frustrating to find what's worthwhile. For our fourth annual Lifehacker pack for iPhone, we're highlighting the apps that help you stay productive, connected, informed, and entertained.
Now that iOS 8 is here, it's brought with it a ton of third party keyboards that offer features that Apple's built-in keyboard doesn't. From better predictive text to cloud syncing and swipe-to-type, there are several to choose from, including some names you'll recognize. Let's take a look at the best of the best.