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iPhone Life Magazine Vol 5, 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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simply the best

Since this issue is all about the best of 2013, I’d like to tell you a story about a personal best I reached this past year. About a year ago, I got the urge to do something out of the ordinary and attempt a Guinness World Record. I knew that breaking a world record would be an enriching, unforgettable experience, but also extremely difficult. I searched through hundreds of weird, amazing, inspiring, and downright bizarre records, looking for something I might be able to sink my teeth into. Late last year, I found the record I wanted to break. And before I could lose my nerve, I contacted Guinness to sign up.Roughly 8 months later, this past June, I attempted to break the Guinness World Record for Longest Speech Marathon.…

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meet our writers

Nate AdcockSystems Test Engineer natestera@gmail.com Article page 73Jacqui LaneTech Journalist jacqui.frye@gmail.com Article page 86Daniel W. RasmusStrategist and Industry Analyst dwrasmus@danielwrasmus.com Article page 68Rebecca SantiagoWriter and Editor santiago.rk@gmail.com Article page 78John TomaProfessional Photographer jktoma@gmail.com Article page 83Brittany VincentFreelance Writer brittanylynnvincent@gmail.com Article page 89iPhone Life StaffDavid AverbachPublisher and CEO david@iphonelife.com Article page 18Nina BenjaminAssociate Editor nina@iphonelife.com Articles pages 41-55Alex CequeaEditor in Chief alex@iphonelife.com Articles pages 21, 25-39Hal GoldsteinSenior Editor, Founder hal@thaddeus.com Article page 96Jim KarpenOnline Editor/Columnist jim_karpen@iphonelife.com Articles pages 14, 56 ■…

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News, Stats, Tidbits & moreThe Numbers56 Percentage of American adults who own smartphones. (Pew Internet & American Life Project, 2013)7 BILLION+ Number of mobile devices on Earth by the end of 2013 (that’ll be more devices than there are people!). (Cisco, 2013)75 Percentage of Americans who bring their phones to the bathroom. (Digiday, 2013)50 Percentage of mobile shoppers who believe they are better informed than store associates. (Motorola, 2013)Around the OfficeWhat’s Your Favorite App of 2013?Alien Blue (Free,bit.ly/UTVWLW). I’m a frequent Redditor, and Alien Blue makes it easy to browse reddit.com from my iPhone.Pocket (Free, bit.ly/T2esQJ). I use it to store recipes and save articles, so I can read them when I have more time.Amazon Mobile (Free, bit.ly/10owq6B). I have Amazon Prime, and using the app makes it easy—almost too…

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caption contest :]

mikailamaidmentart.blogspot.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 $20 iTunes Gift Card! Send all captions to comics@iphonelife.com.Nov/Dec 2013 Caption Winner:"Jack and Jill went up the hill to get a better signal..." Submitted by Stan PorterRunners-Up:"Oh, man! This still has Apple Maps BETA on it!" Submitted by Brad Hamilton"Look Jill, I don’t care how much longer Route 2 is—I just got my crown fixed from the last time we took the ‘shorter route.’”Submitted by Nick EngleThanks to everyone who sent in their funny captions—we had a blast reading them all! ■…

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iphone photography contest winners

To enter our iPhone photograpy contest and get the voting details, please visit iphonelife.com/contest.The Top 3 Will Receive the Following Prizes:Gallery-quality print of their photograph courtesy of canvaspop.com ($80 value).An OlloClip quick-connect lens solution for the iPhone and iPod Touch that includes fisheye, wide-angle and macro lenses ($69.99 value, olloclip.com).Photo Contest 1st PlaceBy Debbie Redondo ■…

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apple’s new iphones

After months of leaks, some major details of Apple’s September 10 launch event were well known. But still Apple managed a stunning performance, showing yet again how visionary the company is capable of being.The new iPhone 5S has features that no other smartphone offers, and camera features that aren’t found on any other camera, smartphone or otherwise. These new features again illustrate Apple’s focus on making its phone great rather than introducing multiple sizes or adding features that most people don’t use. Apple also introduced the iPhone 5C, a lower-cost iPhone with a polycarbonate shell that’s available in five different colors. It’s basically the iPhone 5 with a fresh new personality and some new features.Apple also announced the availability of iOS 7, the software that runs on Apple’s devices. It…