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Make Your iPhone Automatically Dial Someone's Extension

We don’t remember phone numbers too often nowadays because our smartphones remember them for us. But what about when you need to dial an extension, too? Rather than write it down in a note, Yahoo! Tech reveals a simple way to make your iPhone do the work for you.


Ask LH: If My Phone Gets Replaced Under Warranty, Will It Be Upgraded?

Hey Lifehacker, I saw yesterday’s question about warranty repairs for older iPhones, and I have a related issue. I have an iPhone 4s, and the contract doesn’t finis until April 2015. If Apple stops making the iPhone 4s when the “iPhone 6″ comes out later this year, how can I get a replacement if the phone stops working under warranty?


Ask LH: Can My iPhone 5 Be Fixed Under Warranty?

Hey Lifehacker, I purchased an iPhone 5 when it came out in Australia on a Telstra plan back in 2012. Unfortunately, something seems to be off with the charging contacts (perhaps they’ve been eroded away) now because whenever I connect my Lightning cable, I need to wiggle it around and get it just so in order to get a charge going. I’m worried that the problem will continue to get worse so I was wondering if there was some king of statutory warranty I could hold Apple or Telstra to in order to have my iPhone fixed?


Dealhacker: Get Carmageddon For Free On iOS

Heads up splatter fans: the infamous roadkill-generator Carmageddon is currently available for free on iOS devices. Read on to find out why it’s one of the most notorious games in existence.


Jawbone UP24: Will These New Features Entice You To Upgrade?

Jawbone’s followup to its popular UP fitness wristband has finally entered the Australian market. Priced at $179, the UP24 adds a handful of improvements to its predecessor including a sturdier wristband, automated data updates and Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity. But is it an essential upgrade? Here are our first impressions.


iOS 7.1 Makes Your iPhone 4 Usable Again

When iOS 7 was released, iPhone 4 users experienced a dramatic slowdown that in many cases left devices nearly unusable. Thankfully, according to Ars Technica, the just-released iOS 7.1 fixes a bunch of problems and makes iOS 7 actually work on the iPhone 4.


App Deals Of The Day: Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone

USB Scanner discounted on Android, Doodly now free on iOS, Lecture Capture now free on iPad, Events For Me for free on Windows Phone, plus lots more. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Get Better Results From Your Touch ID By Scanning Your Fingers Right

The iPhone 5s has a handy Touch ID sensor that lets you unlock your phone by scanning your finger. It’s great when it works, but it doesn’t work all the time for some people. Fortunately, Macworld has a guide for getting the best scans of your fingers.


Make The iPhone Recognise Your Finger Better With This Quick Trick

Apple’s fingerprint sensor, Touch ID, isn’t flawless for everyone. If you find yourself having to rescan your finger more often than you like, this workaround might help.


How To Make A Perfect Parallax Wallpaper In iOS 7

The parallax wallpaper in iOS 7 is one of people’s biggest annoyances with the operating system, but that doesn’t mean everyone hates it. If you enjoy the effect where the wallpaper moves around a little behind the icons, CNET put together a guide on making the perfect wallpaper that actually works properly with parallax.