iphone

Ask LH: Should I Buy An iPhone 4S In 2015?

Hi Lifehacker, I am trying to find a good cheap smartphone for around $200. Right now the iPhone 4S seems like a good option, though I realise there’s a risk it will not be able to run iOS 9 when that appears at the end of this year. Is it a good idea to get a refurbished iPhone?


Get Your iPhone's Touch ID Working Again By Retraining It

Apple’s Touch ID is great — when it works. If you’re having some trouble with your iPhone recognising your fingerprints, it’s time to train it a little more.


Briefly: Pop Danthology 2014, Telstra Fined $102k, Old Terror Hoax Lives On

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: 2014′s best pop music mashup, get the movie Pacific Rim on Google Play for free, stupid 13-year-old internet hoax gets a terror injection.


Briefly: Ice Cream Time-Lapses, Mustache Removal, $399 iPhone 5c

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Get an iPhone 5c for $399, how to remove your mustache without shaving, melting ice cream.


Toggle Your iPhone's Brightness With A Home Button Triple Tap

iOS: We all know that easily changing the brightness of your phone is handy for night usage. In iOS 8, you can set your home button to toggle your screen brightness level on your iPhone or iPad.


How Apple's Launch Strategy Makes Your iPhone More Expensive

Apple’s release of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus felt like its biggest launch in years. But just how big was it — and how does its launch strategy mean you potentially end up paying more for your phone?


Connect Any External Microphone To Your iPhone With A Powered USB Hub

If you want good quality audio in an interview recorded on an iPhone or need to add a voiceover for the video you’re editing on your iPad, it’s best to connect an external microphone. Here’s how to do it.


Ask LH: How Can I Find Out Which Carriers Have iPhone 6 Stock?

Hey Lifehacker, Is there an easy way to check iPhone 6 availability by carrier?


Everywhere In Australia Opening Early To Sell You An iPhone 6 Or iPhone 6 Plus

If you want an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus and haven’t already pre-ordered one, the only way to get your hands on one on launch day, Friday 19 September, will be to hit an Apple store or a phone retailer. Here’s a complete list and map of all the stores that are opening early to sell the device.


Planhacker: Every Australian iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Plan From Optus, Telstra, Virgin Mobile And Vodafone

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus can be pre-ordered now, and go on general sale from Friday 19 September. If you’re planning to buy on contract, we’ve rounded up every single one of the offers from Telstra, Vodafone, Virgin Mobile and Optus in an interactive spreadsheet and a series of tables so you can easily compare the total cost and features and choose the one that’s ideal for you.