Performance tests of every iPhone ever made — iPhone 7 is said to be 120 times faster than the original 2G, which came out nine years ago that’s a lot of progress in less than a decade. Here’s a terrific suite of tests on every iPhone Apple has shipped: boot time, speed benchmarks, camera quality (and low light performance), Touch ID response, camera launch times, operating temperature, sound output, and more. What a nifty video – and nicely narrated. Nine years of iPhone development before our eyes.
Monster Message Pack — Halloween is only a little over a week away. Many people enjoy decorating this time of year whether it be jazzing up homes and yards or one’s iPhone. Customisation has long been limited on the iPhone but with iOS 10, Apple greatly revamped iMessages to allow various effects and stickers (as apps that can be downloaded from within the Messages app itself). Monster Maker (NZ$1.49/US99c) developed by independent developer William Robinson, and like other sticker packs, there are numerous graphics and GIFs that you can include in your Messages to others on iOS 10.
Apple is fed up with counterfeit cables and chargers on Amazon —
A lawsuit filed against Mobile Star claims up to 90 percent of Apple-branded cables and chargers offered on Amazon are phony.
IBM launches first MobileFirst education app for the iPad — IBM has announced the first IBM MobileFirst for iOS education app: IBM Watson Element for Educators, which enables a new level of engagement for teachers by providing a holistic view of each student at their fingertips, including data on interests, accomplishments, academic performance, attendance, behaviors and learning activities.
How to Use Emergency SOS in watchOS 3 — Under watchOS 3, you can automatically summon emergency services by just holding down the side button.