Pegtron Rides the iPhone Wave to Big Profits

10:12 AM, Mar. 23rd, 2015 · · iPhone

Pegatron's annual net profit is up 53.4 percent year over year, and that's thanks to Apple's iPhone 6. The company builds iPhone for Apple, and that partnership has been paying off with profits hitting US$466.8 million.

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As long as iPhone sales stay strong, Pegatron is doing great. Considering revenue is down substantially for its other manufacturing categories, however, the company could find itself hurting if iPhone sales drop, or if Apple takes its assembly needs somewhere else.

Brute Force Device can Find Your iPhone Password

2:17 PM, Mar. 20th, 2015 · · iPhone

Bypassing your iPhone's passcode before it auto-deletes all of your data seems to be a possibility now thanks to a new device that uses a brute force attack system. The device can run through every four-digit unlock code combination in about 111 hours, and once completed, gives whoever has your iPhone access to all of your information.

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Devices like this can essentially negate all the work Apple has done so far to make our iPhones more secure and less enticing to criminals. Hopefully this is something Apple can find a fix for, and if we're lucky it'll be something that they can do with software instead of hardware. If not, we'll have to wait for a future iPhone release to see a fix.

iOS 8: Using the Lock Screen to Manage Your Email

8:55 AM, Mar. 20th, 2015 · · iPhone

Did you know you can use your iPhone or iPad's lock screen to mark an incoming email as read or send it to the trash? It's true, and if you've received a particularly private email, you can even dismiss the notification for it without unlocking your device. Both privacy and convenience tricks are here in today's Quick Tip!

Nintendo Finally Embraces iPhone Gaming and Still Blows It

5:15 PM, Mar. 19th, 2015 · · iPhone

When I heard Nintendo was finally going to bring its games to the iPhone and iPad, my first thought was, "Shut up and take my money!" My second thought was, "They're going to find a way to screw this up." Turns out I was right: Nintendo figured out exactly how to fail on the iPhone, and ran with it.

98% Off iOS and Xcode Developer Training

4:44 PM, Mar. 17th, 2015 · · iPhone

98% Off iOS and Xcode Developer Training

We have a great deal on the iOS & Xcode Developer Training course: it's a lifetime subscription for $99—98 percent off retail. It has more than 720 video levtures on iOS languages Swift, Objective-C, and more. And more courses are added every month. With more than 65 hours of content, you can learn from beginner levels to advanced levels, and stay up to date.

iBOLT’s iPro2 is a Great Car Docking Station for Modern iPhones

12:40 PM, Mar. 17th, 2015 · · iPhone

iBOLT iPro2 Car Dock

iBOLT has released a new car dock for iPhones (5 thru 6 Plus) called the iPro2. Many people will find that it is the perfect dock for their needs. iBOLT seems to have thought of everything, even including an integrated Lightning connector. It even works with an iPhone in a heavy duty protective case.