iPhone Life Magazine VOL 8, NO 1

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

It’s been just over seven years since Steve Jobs announced the App Store, and yet it’s hard to imagine our lives without it. Apple officially launched the app marketplace on July 10, 2008, offering 552 apps in all. Within three days, the store had caught on, garnering more than 10 million downloads. The App Store is undoubtedly one of Apple’s most important inventions. Apps have revolutionized the way we do so many things—look no further than Uber, Tinder, or Spotify for proof. And while Steve Jobs didn’t invent mobile apps, he did successfully popularize them. The iPhone and iPad are often credited as Jobs’s greatest legacies, yet the App Store is a huge part of why they have such a loyal user base in the first place. Neglecting apps’ potential was ultimately…

2 min
staff picks

Name: Rheanne Schlee Title: Associate Editor Years at iPhone Life: 1.5 Apple Products Owned: iPhone 6s, Apple Watch Sport Office Quirk: My coworkers hear a lot about my cat Wesley. I even created a personal Instagram account for him (@wesley_the_pirate_cat) and now he has more fans than I could ever dream of having. Keyway Atlas Case (Starting at $39.99) I fell in love with the unique wooden design of this case by Keyway the first time I saw it, but I was unsure if it was rugged enough to protect my iPhone from my clumsiness. More than a year and countless drops later (onto concrete, asphalt, you name it), I'm happy to report that while the case itself boasts a few chips and cracks, my iPhone doesn’t. Olloclip 4-in-1 Lens ($79.99) This is my favorite product of all.…

3 min

THE NUMBERS 59 PERCENT According to a new study by Intel and Lineage Labs, more than half of Americans are snap-happy, taking at least one photo a day using their phones. 1.55 BILLION Facebook touts 1.55 billion monthly active users as of last September, 1.39 billion of which regularly access the social media site through a mobile device. 35 PERCENT According to a 2015 report from the Entertainment Software Association, 35 percent of frequent gamers use smartphones as their interface of choice. WHAT’S HOT IN THE APP STORE DSCO (Free) GIFS are all the rage these days—and now the makers of popular photoediting app VSCO have released an app that lets you create your very own GIF animations and share them directly to your VSCO and social media accounts. Make clips up to 2.5 seconds long, and…

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 $25! Send all captions to comics@iphonelife.com. SPRING 2016 CAPTION WINNER “Who needs Santa when you have Uber-claus?”Submitted by Jesse Narducci RUNNERS-UP: “Hold on guys, Rudolph is texting me." Submitted by Rosie Novellino-Mearns “Sure, three elves died in the manufacturing process, but look at how beautiful it is!”Submitted by Alex Cequea Thanks to everyone who sent in their funny captions!…

2 min
around the iphone life office

What is your favorite app right now? Marge, Ad Sales Coordinator: I'm a puzzle and trivia game junkie, so naturally I was excited to try World of Wizmatch (free). This great match-three game offers dozens of modes and hundreds of levels, so I’m sure it will keep me busy for quite some time. Conner, Feature Web Writer: What’s more motivating than running from Zombies? Zombies, Run! (free) is my latest anti-lazy app; I love the way it combines exercise with gaming. The next time someone asks me if I’d survive a zombie apocalypse, I’ll laugh and say it’s my workout routine. Raph, CTO: Last Christmas I received a Kindle, and I’ve been enjoying collecting books on my Kindle app (free). I love that the app lets me switch seamlessly from iPhone to Kindle,…

1 min
iphone photography contest winners

Reader's Choice and 1st Place winners will receive the following prize: The olloclip 4-in-1 Lens for the iPhone and iPod touch includes fisheye, wide-angle, and macro lenses ($79.99 value, olloclip.com). Photo Contest 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Reader's Choice Want to see your photo featured here? Enter your best shots at iPhoneLife.com/contest for a chance to win. Our editors will choose the top three entries, and our readers will choose our fourth and final winner by voting for their favorite images on Facebook. Our Reader’s Choice and 1st Place winner will receive the olloclip 4-in-1 Lens as well as a spot in an upcoming issue of iPhone Life magazine. Photo Contest Finalists…