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Review: NanoSkin Offers 360-Degree Protection without the Bulk

You would think, with all the cases that have been made for iPhones, over the past decade, most of which I've reviewed, that I've seen it all. But I hadn't seen what Zendo did with its <b>NanoSkin ($24.95)</b>. Most two-piece cases have a seam or opening exactly in the middle of the perimeter of the …

Screen Protector

'Leaked' Nintendo NX controller is driving gamers crazy

Nintendo has been incredibly tight-lipped about its upcoming console, codenamed NX, so naturally, we gamers are analyzing any tidbit of information to death.<p>Needless to say, alleged leaks of a prototype controller are driving the internet crazy.<p>A redditor by the name of perkele37 today posted a few …

The Best Time To Take Your Supplements

Creatine, glutamine, and protein are three of the most popular supplements for gaining lean muscle and strength. But what are the best times to take …

25 new iOS 9 features that are rocking our world

Get excited about the little things<p>Apple’s newest iOS is far from a drastic overhaul, and that’s OK. Sometimes it’s the most subtle tweaks that have …

Apps

21 tiny design features that show Apple's incredible attention to detail

Some of these features are incredibley useful and make its products more enjoyable, while others are purely cosmetic. Regardless of the value they add to the overall experience, it's fascinating to learn about the lengths Apple goes to when it comes to design and product development.<p>Here are 21 of …

Procreate for iPad Updated: Palm Support & More

<b>Procreate</b> is touted as ‘the most powerful and intuitive digital illustration App available for iPad’, and it’s had a big recent update that makes it even more powerful and takes advantage of some of the new features of iOS 8 and the power of the new iPad Air 2.<p>The app is exclusive to the iPad and …

Skilled Artist Plus Procreate iPad App Equal Best Portrait Ever

How does a picture of actor Morgan Freeman wind up featured here on iPhone Life? Well, while he is undoubtedly a respected and immensely gifted performer, the reason you see his face here is because this image was created with only fingertips, talent, an iPad, and an amazing app called <b>Procreate</b></b> …

Time-lapse Photography

Get to the point with the new Adonit Jot Dash stylus

Adonit is adding another great option to its popular line of styluses compatible with the iPad and iPhone.<p>The new Jot Dash sits firmly in the middle …

iOS Apps

Review: HyperLink Stainless Steel Apple Watch Band

I bought the Apple Watch Sport because I didn't want to spend the big bucks on the stainless steel model only to replace it a year later when Apple comes out with a new version. I'm not alone either, as the Sport model is the best seller. But that doesn't mean I don't want the look and feel of a …

Smartwatches

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Public Health

Top 5 VR Games for iPhone

VR-iPhone Top 5 AppStore VR Games<p>Bought a brand new Zeiss VR One or just assembled your Google Cardboard, but can't find any good Games in the Apple …

Get to know the iPad's new 'split-view' feature in iOS 9

Ever wanted to run two apps at the same time on your iPad? Well, now you can.<p>First we covered slide-over, now let's check out split-view. Both are features that give the iPad some much needed <i>oomph</i> in terms of doing more than consuming content.<p>Whereas slide-over let you briefly interact with an app …

Apps

Why the new Apple TV will kill your Xbox or Playstation

A new report gives us our best insight yet into the radically improved Apple TV expected to be launched next month, including the fact that it will ship with a motion-sensitive controller similar to the Nintendo Wiimote — but a hell of a lot sleeker. And that’s just to start.<p>In an exhaustive report …

App Store

Forgotten Cleveland: Eerie Photos of Abandoned Buildings by Seph Lawless

Travel<p>Forgotten Cleveland: Eerie Photos of Abandoned Buildings by Seph Lawless<p>By Stephanie Valera<p>June 23 2014 03:38 PM EDT<p>weather.com<p>Most travel …

Here's what it's like to use Facebook's virtual assistant, 'M'

Facebook unveiled ‘M’ its virtual assistant that lives in Messenger this week, which is a conversational assistant that can do anything from tell you jokes to ordering concert tickets.<p>M is still in beta and is not available for everyone yet but Jackson Fall, head of product at Wealthcoin, already …

San Francisco

iPhone 6s Rumor Roundup: What to Expect from Apple's New iPhones

As September quickly approaches, iPhone 6s rumors swirl and grow ever-more grandiose. We now know the announcement will be held on Wednesday, September 9, at 10 a.m. CST, with pre-sales rumored for the 11th and the iPhones expected to reach store shelves by September 18. After WWDC in June, with …

Phones

Moggles just launched on Indiegogo

Moggles, short for mobile goggles, is a Virtual Reality Console. Made to fit your pocket. It gives you an easy and accessible way of exploring the …

Virtual Reality

Head to Head: The Air-Fi Touch vs Revo Wireless

When it comes to headphones, who wants a tangle of cables if you don't need them? And who needs buttons, when touch-sensitive headphone controls are the wave of the future? This week we're taking a look at two of my favorite pairs of Bluetooth, touch-controlled, on-ear headphones, to see how they …

Audiophile

The coming iPhone 6s might cool off hot iPhone 6 sales all too soon

Leaks about the specs of the new iPhone 6s have been emerging for weeks, and it’s looking like the new device will be a solid upgrade to the current iPhone 6. But it may show up too soon.<p>The new phone will likely be announced this September. Reports earlier this month said that production of the …

You can watch a threesome in virtual reality, if you know where to look

The fast growing virtual reality content space has typically focused on gaming and travel, but a new entry into the field in the U.S. is taking …

I ditched Spotify to use Apple Music — and I don't miss it

While record labels were busy filing lawsuits against Napster, Apple had launched its iTunes music store, where listeners could buy and download music legally from the convenience of their own home. There was nothing quite like it at the time.<p>Now, about 12 years later, Apple is hoping to make a …

Zuckerberg: telepathy is the future of Facebook

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg thinks that you will soon be able to send emotions directly to your friends.<p>In a Q&A session held (where else) on …

28 Cool Tools You Can Make From JUST Plants

Imagine. You’re stuck in the woods with nothing but a knife and the clothes on your back. No food. No shelter. Nada.<p>Would you be able to survive? How …

Simple Ways To Make Salt Water Potable

Image source: Allianz.com<p>Our earth is rightly called the blue planet because of its abundant store of surface water. However, only 2.5 percent of it …

Off-grid

Register your unique Apple Music nickname before it's too late

If you’re just tuning to Apple Music now, you’ll want to secure your own unique nickname for use when commenting on sharing playlists, before someone else grabs it.<p>The quickest way? Launch Music on your iOS device and tap the profile button in the top left corner to view your account details. Then …

Apple Music

Instagram’s All-New Search & Explore Features Will Change How You Use Instagram

By helping you discover photos more easily, the social network is going to feel like a news app, a travel guide, and much more.<p>More than 300 million people use Instagram. They share more than 70 million photos a day. But for most of us, those gigantic numbers don’t mean much: We live in our own …

Apple plans to increase iTunes Match limit to 100,000 songs

There are lots of cool new features in iOS 9 — including a bunch that Apple hasn't even announced — and we've just found another to add to the list. iTunes Match subscribers will soon be able to store up to 100,000 songs in iCloud, up from the 25,000-song limit that's been in place since the …

What Siri wishes she could tell you (You're Doing It All Wrong!)