iPhone Life Magazine VOL 7, NO 3

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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in this issue

2 min
to rome with love (and my iphone)

A little over a year ago, I had the good fortune to visit Rome. I visited the Italian capital’s great historic landmarks, strolled along the Tiber River each day, and sipped cappuccino in the morning and Aperol Spritz in the afternoon. It was one of the richest experiences I’ve ever had, and also one that opened my eyes to how many opportunities mobile technology provides for travelers. I found that my iPhone held the key to almost everything I did while I was there. I used Yelp to find the best pizza and gelato (Frigidarium, hands down) and to discover new dishes, such as beef carpaccio drizzled with truffle honey and the authentic Roman pasta dish, Cacio e Pepe. I navigated the city using Apple Maps, which let me cache routes while…

1 min
meet our writers

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2 min
istats, news, and other tidbits

THE NUMBERS $850 MILLION Apple is showing its support for renewable energy by signing an agreement to buy $850 million in solar power from First Solar, enough energy to supply power not only to Apple’s headquarters but to all of its California offices, stores, and a data center. 1 MILLION Popular ride-hailing service Uber has set the ambitious goal of creating 1 million new jobs for women by 2020. Currently, women comprise only 14 percent of Uber’s workforce of over 160,000 drivers. UNIQUE PRODUCT Sophia Smart Skipping Rope ($59) This recently funded Kickstarter product blends wearable tech with the classic jump rope, connecting to your iPhone using Bluetooth and tracking your jumps, speed, and calories burned via sensors in the handle bars. You can use its app to challenge friends to competitions. WHAT’S HOT IN THE APP STORE Robin…

1 min
quick news

Episode of Modern Family Shot Entirely with Apple Devices The popular sitcom Modern Family recently took on a new challenge— shooting an episode using the iPhone 6 and new iPads. In the episode titled “Connection Lost,” character Claire Dunphy uses Face Time to talk to family members as they track down their missing daughter Haley. Executive producer Steve Levitan said it was a challenge to get the lighting right for the iDevice cameras, but that he was impressed with the results. “The phone’s quality is quite good,” he said. “It’s just amazing what’s happened to smartphones in five years.” Smartphone Accessory Diagnoses HIV and AIDS Biomedical engineers at Columbia University have created a smartphone accessory and app that accurately diagnoses HIV and AIDS, and costs under $35 per unit to produce. The palmsized…

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. MAY/JUNE 2015 CAPTION WINNER "I got your text, Leonardo. I’ll try to make my smile more mysterious." Submitted by Ron Salzberg RUNNERS-UP: “If I keep hanging here all day, there is no way I am hitting my step goal!” Submitted by Anthony Sequeira “Google Glass, please tell me whether I am a painting of a beautiful woman or a portrait of a man?" Submitted by Jennifer Edwall Thanks to everyone who sent in their funny captions!…

1 min
around the iphone life office

Donna, Editor in Chief: I’d like to visit so many places in the world, but traveling is expensive. I’ve been enjoying using Hitlist (free) lately, which lets me make a list of destinations and notifies me when there are good deals on flights. Rheane, Associate Editor: It’s hard to find an app that lets me plan future trips and browse inspiring visual content, but that’s exactly what Trover (free) does. Now I can make a list of all my dream destinations while also fueling my wanderlust with location-specific images. Noah, COO: I use Xpense Tracker ($4.99) when traveling for business to keep my finances in order. It lets me take pictures of all my receipts, track my mileage, convert all expenses into my currency of choice, and send a report to the…