iOS 7 makes my iPhone 5 feel brand new [REVIEW]

iOS 7 Review

Even if you aren’t buying a new iPhone this week, you’ll feel like you did if you upgrade to iOS 7. It’ll be available free on Wednesday (9/18/13), and here’s a preview of what’s in store.

iOS 7 brings a lovely and updated new design to Apple’s recent products. Of course, affection for iOS 7’s new typefaces, icons and backgrounds is a matter of taste, but my first impression was one of a modern, clean, airy environment. Continue reading

Apple sneaks out new docks for iPhone 5S, 5 and 5C

iPhone 5s dock,  iPhone 5c dock

Amid the flurry of iPhone announcements on Tuesday, Apple didn’t mention the new dock that fits the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5, and a similar dock that fits the iPhone 5C.

For mysterious reasons, Apple skipped the whole dock thing when it rolled out the iPhone 5 with its new Lightning connector in September, 2012. But now the docks are back, looking a lot like their ancient pre-Lightning predecessors from days of yore. Both will be available for $29 at Apple stores on September 20. Continue reading