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iPhone Life Magazine Vol 6, No 4

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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Thaddeus Computing, Inc.
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editor’s message

The Power of PlaceLately, I’ve found myself pondering the distinct influence location has on how we use our iPhones. I hadn’t given this concept much thought until my recent trek from the quaint, quiet cornfields of Fairfield, Iowa (where iPhone Life is headquartered), to sunny, crowded Los Angeles. Because iPhone Life is not only a mobile-friendly workplace but also one that embraces flextime and telecommuting, I was lucky enough to escape the cold Midwestern winter, which former editor in chief Alex Cequea liked to call “apocalyptic,” for Venice Beach, where, thanks to Airbnb, my husband, our dog, and I called a converted garage apartment home for six weeks.After a few days in LA, I had reorganized my iPhone’s Home screen to display a whole new set of apps from what…

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meet our writers

Steve BossRadio Host on KRUU FM 100.1 greattaste@kruufm.com Article page 62Paula BostromMedia Broadcaster and Journalist mtnscubagirl@yahoo.com Article page 74Cornelius FortuneAward-Winning Journalist arlingtonstories@gmail.com Article page 64Jordan JoyntDigital Producer joynt.jordan@gmail.com Article page 72Kevin McNeishiOS Developer and Trainer kevinm@oakleafsd.com Article page 92Siva OmWeb Designer and Writer siva@iphonelife.com Article page 79Rebecca SantiagoWriter and Editor santiago.rk@gmail.com Article page 58Bryan SchmiedelerProgrammer bryanschmiedeler@appleinfocus.com Article page 76John TomaProfessional Photographer jktoma@gmail.com Article page 90Brittany VincentFreelance Writer brittanylynnvincent@gmail.com Article page 88Bob WeiliPhoneographer and Author egraphic@ix.netcom.com Article page 68iPhone Life StaffDavid AverbachPublisher and CEO david@iphonelife.com Article page 26Nina BenjaminExecutive Editor nina@iphonelife.com Articles pages 29-56Hal GoldsteinSenior Editor, Founder hal@thaddeus.com Article page 96Donna ClevelandManaging Editor donna@iphonelife.com Articles pages 4, 29-56, 84Jim KarpenOnline Editor/Columnist jim_karpen@iphonelife.com Articles pages 16, 22, 40, 46, 48, 55, 86 ■…

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News, Stats, Tidbits & moreTHE NUMBERS$100,000Crazed gamers took to eBay in search of Flappy Bird-equipped phones after creator Dong Nguyen pulled his ultra-addictive game from the App Store in February. While actual prices fetched for the phones peaked in the low four digits, one bid reached as high as $100,000 before it was pulled by eBay. Hasty spenders may be regretting their purchases, as Nguyen recently announced he will be launching an updated version of Flappy Bird with a multiplayer option as early as this summer.500 MILLIONApple has sold over 500 million iPhones since it first released the phone in June of 2007, according to the company’s latest reports.32 PERCENTFacebook and YouTube now account for 32 percent of data sent to and from mobile devices, according to a report by…

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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 $25 iTunes Gift Card! Send all captions to comics@iphonelife.com.July/August 2014 Caption Winner:"And she says her boyfriend is the one who never listens!" Submitted by Jeanne CadoretteRunners-Up:"The only exercise I get when working out with Jane is my patience." Submitted by Christine Cahalan"Social media? More like anti-social media." Submitted by Patrick WhiteThanks to everyone who sent in their funny captions! ■…

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around the iphone life office

New Apps We’re Into Right NowDonna, Managing Editor: Facebook’s Paper app (free), dubbed “the thinking person’s Facebook,” promotes smarter social media consumption, aggregating interesting articles alongside your news-feed with a sharp, magazine-like presentation.David, CEO: If you haven’t yet heard of 2048 (free), a game in which you join numbered tiles, I’m sorry to do this to you! This game is so addictive, I’m almost reluctant to recommend it. I started playing last week and haven’t been able to put it down. It will consume your soul!Marge, Ad Sales Coordinator: The new Clear app for iPad ($4.99) has been incredibly helpful in keeping me organized. I set up my upcoming week on Sunday and add to my list as things come up. I am now able to manage all my errands…

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iphone photography contest winners

To enter our iPhone photography contest and get 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).Photo Contest 1st PlaceBy Connie Gardner Rosenthal2nd PlaceBy Joe Bryant3rd PlaceBy BJ HalloranEditor’s ChoiceBy Hilary NickersonBy Ben HolzwartBy Reisa MatsudaPhoto Contest FinalistsBy Oswaldo DiazBy DeMario PickensBy Theresa WhatleyBy Sam MelendezBy Ian ChristopherBy Melissa HeinonenBy Reisa MatsudaWant to see your photo featured here? Enter at iphonelife.com/contest and get your friends to vote on Facebook for your photographic masterpiece. ■…