iPhone Life Magazine Vol 6, No 6

The only magazine dedicated to iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users. Each regular issue is chocked full of reviews of apps, accessories and Apple handhelds. It’s also loaded with tips and how-to’s, user profiles, business solutions, and more. To read it on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch download the free “Zinio Newsstand & Reader App” from iTunes App Store

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4 Issues

in this issue

2 min
editor’s message of presentations & presents

We have a lot to fill you in on this issue! With two brand-new iPhones fresh off the presses, mobile accessory makers launching products in time for the holidays, and the release of the Apple Watch just around the corner, it’s an exciting time to be an Apple fan. As Apple unveiled its stream of new products in early September, iPhone Life reported live as the event unfolded from the CTIA Super Mobility Week conference in Las Vegas, where thousands of mobile retailers, carriers, and distributors gathered to network in the sweltering desert city. While at CTIA, a thought kept returning to me —that in the mobile world, great ideas are a dime a dozen, while great execution is hard-won. Apple’s smartwatch is just one example of this. Like with the iPhone and…

1 min
meet our writers

Alexandra Koktsidis Freelance Writer akoktsidis@gmail.com Article page 22 Melissa Kravitz Freelance Writer melissabethkravitz@gmail.com Article page 70 Nick Miller Tech Writer nicalexmiller@gmail.com Article page 64 SivaOm Web Designer and Writer siva@iphonelife.com Article page 74 Kate Palbom Freelance Writer and Editor katepalbom@gmail.com Article page 34 Daniel W. Rasmus Strategist and Industry Analyst dwrasmus@danielwrasmus.com Articles pages 54, 55 Rebecca Santiago Writer and Editor santiago.rk@gmail.com Article page 32 iPhone Life David Averbach Publisher and CEO david@iphonelife.com Article page 26 Jim Karpen Online Editor/Columnist jim_karpen@iphonelife.com Articles pages 19, 62 Donna Cleveland Editor in Chief donna@iphonelife.com Article page 68 Sarah Kingsbury Web Editor sarah@iphonelife.com Article page 58 Hal Goldstein Senior Editor, Founder hal@thaddeus.com Article page 80 Rheanne Schlee Associate Editor rheanne@iphonelife.com Articles pages 39-52 Write for iPhone Your name here iPhoneLife.com/share…

2 min
istats news, stats, tidbits & more

The Numbers $970 MILLION Twitch, one of the most popular live gamestreaming services today, was recently bought by Amazon for $970 million in cash. 43.6 PERCENT According to broadband analytics company Qwilt, Twitch uses the most bandwidth of all live-streaming site in the US by a wide margin, accounting for 43.6 percent of all live-streamed Internet content. Unique Accessory OmSignal Up & Running Kit ($199) This futuristic fitness kit, featuring a high-performance compression shirt, tracking module, and USB charging cable, may not look like much at first glance, but it’s revolutionary in its ability to monitor your activity levels, giving you real-time insights on your health and performance throughout the day. The shirt and sweat-resistant data module work together to record your body biometrics and vital signs, transmitting data wirelessly to your iPhone even when it…

1 min
quick news

Apple Pays Tribute to Robin Williams Following the August 11 suicide of Robin Williams, the universally loved comedian earned a rare spot on Apple’s website, where the company included a section titled “Remembering Robin Williams” and expressed its sympathy and gratitude in a short, touching paragraph. Apple went on to dedicate a section of the iTunes Store to Williams’s most popular films. CEO Tim Cook tweeted, “Heartbroken by the news of Robin Williams’ passing. He was an incomparable talent and a great human being. Rest in peace.” Celebrity iCloud Hack Apple’s privacy measures were recently thrust into the spotlight when hackers broke into numerous female celebrities iCloud accounts and published their private images online without their consent. Though Apple denied any breach in its systems, including iCloud, it’s clear that the accounts were…

1 min
caption contest

mikailamaidment.com YOUR CAPTION HERE Send us a clever caption for the cartoon above, and we’ll feature our favorite entries in the next issue. The winner will receive a $25 iTunes Gift Card! Send all captions to comics@iphonelife.com. NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2014 CAPTION WINNER Phone: “Hello, I’m your online date.” Woman: “I was hoping for an upgrade.” Submitted by David Ramirez RUNNERS-UP: Phone: “She’s as pretty as I hoped she’d be.“ Woman: “He’s as thin as I hoped he’d be.” Submitted by Bob Kielhorn Phone: “I picked these fresh from the garden…” Woman: “Oh, another date with a guy who just seems phoney!!!” Submitted by Mark Friedman Thanks to everyone who sent in their funny captions!…

1 min
around the iphone life office

Raph, CTO: This holiday (or right after it, I’m sure) I’ll be using Couch-to-5K ($1.99) to get back into shape after eating far too much delicious food. I’ll also be using Sleep Cycle power nap ($1.99) to recharge after heavy feasting. David, CEO: I recently subscribed to Spotify Premium ($9.99/month), so I will be using it to rock out to some Christmas carols. I also use Clear ($4.99) to keep track of gift ideas throughout the year to make shopping for presents less stressful. Janet, Sales Specialist: I’ll be enjoying Amazon Music with Prime Music (free) this holiday season, which gives Prime members free access to curated playlists and more than a million songs. Free music from Amazon is awesome! Marge, Ad Sales Coordinator: The iDevices Kitchen Thermometer ($79.99) is sure to come…