A hard reset basically force-reboots your iPhone, which is useful if the device is freezing, throwing up errors, or has stopped responding completely. DFU mode, on the other hand, restores an iPhone if a reset or standard Recovery Mode doesn’t solve the problem you’re experiencing. The iPhone 7 has a different hard reset and DFU mode activation process to earlier iPhones because the physical-click home button has been replaced with a Force Touch-based Taptic Engine, […]
Apple iPhone 6S handsets have been flying off the shelves in their millions since September, and there’s every reason to think they’ll continue to be a huge hit right through 2016. Despite that, the iPhone 6S isn’t hugely different from the previous iPhone 6, and looking at the two handsets you’d think they’re identical. But in fact, the 6S is 11 per cent heavier, due to the technical wizardry packed into that 3D Touch display. […]
Apple has finally released its latest iteration of iOS which boasts a slew of new features that promise a better user experience on iPhones, iPads and iPod touches. New additions in iOS 9 such as the News app and Multi-tasking capabilities have been making the headlines, but there’s a whole lot else going on that you might not know about, which is why I wrote up these 20 iOS 9 tips for Lifehacker readers.
Apple introduced two new ranges to its iPhone line-up for 2014 and both of them are bigger than ever. Personally I’m not a fan of the larger sizes, and even Apple once believed that the 4-inches of the iPhone 5 represented the perfect dimensions for a handset, but the company has pandered to the market nevertheless. Regardless, in the run-up to Christmas it all translates to lots of iPhone gift-giving and as usual this time […]