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iPhone Life Magazine Vol 5, No 5

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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editor’s message

Making the GradeI took Calculus my senior year of high school. Though the class was full of infuriatingly smart overachievers, I was a slacker who was more interested in daydreaming. I never did the homework, I slept during lectures, and I did just the bare minimum necessary to pass the class. My only motivation was that, were I to fail and get kicked out of the class, I wouldn’t be able to play on the tennis team. Like most high schoolers, I didn’t have a 10-year master plan. I didn’t ponder the significant life lessons that I could potentially take away from the wonderful world of mathematics; no one my age did. Nevertheless, halfway through the academic year, I had an experience that shook me out of my case of…

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meet our writers

Todd BernhardFounder, No Tie Software todd@toddbernhard.com Article page 14Cornelius FortuneAward-Winning Journalist arlingtonstories@gmail.com Article page 70Kevin McNeishiOS Developer and Trainer kevinm@oakleafsd.com Article page 82Siva OmWeb Designer and Writer siva@iphonelife.com Article page 46Daniel W. RasmusStrategist and Industry Analyst dwrasmus@danielwrasmus.com Articles pages 54, 64, 79Rebecca SantiagoWriter and Editor santiago.rk@gmail.com Article page 35John TomaProfessional Photographer jktoma@gmail.com Article page 61Brittany VincentFreelance Writer brittanylynnvincent@gmail.com Article page 39Mike WewerkaFounder of TechHog.commike@techhog.com Article page 32iPhone Life StaffDavid AverbachPublisher and CEO david@iphonelife.com Articles pages 18, 74Nina BenjaminAssociate Editor nina@iphonelife.com Articles pages 30, 42Alex CequeaEditor in Chief alex@iphonelife.com Article page 20Hal GoldsteinSenior Editor, Founder hal@thaddeus.com Articles pages 58, 96Jim KarpenOnline Editor/Columnist jim_karpen@iphonelife.com Articles pages 26, 49, 85 ■…

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istats, news, and other tidbits

THE NUMBERS 88Douglas C. Engelbart, inventor of the computer mouse, passed away on July 2, 2013, at the age of 88. Engelbart created the first computer mouse in 1964 and unveiled it in 1968 at the Fall Joint Computer Conference in San Francisco. The idea occurred to him while brainstorming ways to move an onscreen cursor at a computer graphics conference. Apple helped to make the mouse a standard computer accessory when they shipped it as part of the original Macintosh in 1984.GOD MILLIONDuring their opening keynote at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Apple shared some surprising statistics Among them was the fact that the company has sold 600 million lOS devices to date. This number is a significant leap from last year’s total of 350 million.Around the OfficeWhat…

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caption contest: 1

//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 $20 iTunes Gift Card! Send all captions to comics@iphonelife.comJuly/August 2013 Caption Winner:"No need, wicked stepmother, I have already been poisoned by Apple!" Submitted by Jennifer EdwallRunners-Up:"OK, Glass... tell Siri I asked for a backspace position on Apple, not a basket of poison apples."Submitted by Daniel Enos"OK Glass, get me the phone number for the local prince!"Submitted by Brad HamiltonThanks to everyone who sent in their funny captions—we had a blast reading them all! ■…

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photo contest winners

To enter our iPhone photograpy contest and get the voting details, please visit iphonelife.com/contest, or email your iPhone or iPad photo to iphotos@iphonelife.com.Photo Contest 1st Place2nd PlaceBy Jeremy Powery3rd PlaceBy Makaylie CoblePhoto Contest FinalistsBy Jose Luis RojasBy John DeRosaBy Jason CoulsonBy Jon GardnerBy Sudhanshu SonwaneBy Marc GeyerBy William Walton ■…

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lucky number 7?

Once again,Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) has come and gone. But the real magic will happen in a few months, when Apple’s new (and perhaps improved) operating system is released to the public. The highlight of the conference, which sold out in a record 71 seconds, was the announcement and demo of iOS 7, which will arrive in the fall. While Apple didn’t announce any new iPhone or iPad models at WWDC, this complete redesign of iOS attempts to make existing iDevices seem brand new. As we’ll discuss below, this could be a good or bad thingMuch has been made of system designer Jony Ive’s overhaul of the iPhone interface Apple users have praised his clean and simple product design aesthetic for years. With OS 7, that design methodology…