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iPhone Life Magazine Vol 6, 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

United States
Thaddeus Computing, Inc.
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4 Issues


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editor’s message

Goodbye, Friends. I’ll Miss You!Have you ever felt a calling that you couldn’t ignore? Dared to follow your dreams, no matter how illogical or unwise they seemed? Friends, my dreams have come calling, and I cannot let their invitations go unanswered. For almost three years, I’ve had the honor and privilege of serving as Editor in Chief of this fine publication, and I’ve had the pleasure of running Mango Life Media along with my friends and highly capable individuals in their own right, David Averbach and Raphael Burnes.Taking over a 26-year-old publishing company while we were still in our 20s was an opportunity that David, Raph, and I simply couldn’t pass up, and the last few years have taught us lessons we could have only learned as entrepreneurs.You’ll Never Know…

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meet our writers

Becca LudlumBlogger and Speech Therapist rebeccaludlum@cox.net Articles pages 72, 82Tommy LyTech Writer ly.tommyt@gmail.com Article page 80Kevin McNeishiOS Developer and Trainer kevinm@oakleafsd.com Article page 85Siva OmWeb Designer and Writer siva@iphonelife.com Article page 59Daniel W. RasmusStrategist and Industry Analyst dwrasmus@danielwrasmus.com Articles pages 78, 92Rebecca SantiagoWriter and Editor santiago.rk@gmail.com Article page 52Brittany VincentFreelance Writer brittanylynnvincent@gmail.com Article page 56iPhone Life StaffDavid AverbachPublisher and CEO david@iphonelife.com Article page 22Nina BenjaminAssociate Editor nina@iphonelife.com Articles pages 43-48Alex CequeaEditor in Chief alex@iphonelife.com Articles pages 26, 34-41, 88Hal GoldsteinSenior Editor, Founder hal@thaddeus.com Article page 96Donna ClevelandAssociate Editor donna@iphonelife.com Articles pages 43-48Jim KarpenOnline Editor/Columnist jim_karpen@iphonelife.com Articles pages 16, 20, 30 ■…

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news, stats, tidbits & more

THE NUMBERS9 MILLIONA new report from Market Intelligence Firm IDC forecasts that tablets will outsell PCs globally by 2015 for the first time ever, to the tune of 9 million additional units. The firm estimates that tablet sales will top 301 million units, while PC sales will cap out at 294 million.11 HOURSA new cross-platform report from Nielsen shows that the average American adult spends roughly 11 hours a day with electronic media. Watching TV, listening to the radio, and using a smartphone are the top three activities, respectively.41.6 PERCENTApple continues to dominate the U.S. smartphone market, with 41.6 percent share. The closest competitor, Samsung, has 26.7 percent.#CarPlay Talk Overheard on Twitter@maclegion Would you want Apple’s new CarPlay in your car? I Like and give a resounding yes! :)@foochuck No…

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“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.May/June 2014 Caption Winner:"Damn! Who knew they would take this personal assistant stuff so seriously?" Submitted by Nicholas de PaulRunners-Up:"Life used to be much simpler—my parents just had to make phone calls." Submitted by Bryan Brown"So much to do, so little iME." Submitted by James KellyThanks to everyone who sent in their funny captions! ■…

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around the iphone life office

Alex, Editor in Chief: I’ve been using the Full Fitness app ($1.99) to structure my workouts. I can look up the types of exercises I want to do and watch little videos showing me the right form. It’s perfect!Tim, Software Developer: I recently started playing Temple Run 2 (free) again. I’d only played briefly in the past, but this time it’s got me hooked. I need to complete those challenges!Marge, Ad Sales Coordinator: I am loving the IBT16 Bluetooth Rechargeable Mini Speaker Cube ($49.99) from iHome Audio! I can take it anywhere in the house and rock out while getting things tidied up.Donna, Associate Editor: My new favorite app is Cal (free), from the makers of Any.DO. It pulls in all of my to-do items from Any.DO and displays them…

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iphone photography

To enter our iPhone photograpy contest and get the voting details, please visit iphonelife.com/contest.The Top 3 Will Receive the Following Prizes:An olloclip Quick-Flip iPhone 5 case ($50 value, olloclip.com)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).Correction: In our March-April 2014 issue, we incorrectly attributed the 2nd place photo to Jeffrey Acomb, and the 3rd place photo to Steve Vavricka. Jeffrey’s picture was of the snowcovered bridge with footsteps, and Steve’s picture was the panoramic shot of the bay. We regret the error, and apologize for the mistake. ■…