From the original iPhone to the iPhone 6, ‘Marimba’ was the default ringtone. Then beginning with the iPhone 7 and iOS7 it became ‘Opening’, and ‘Reflections’ with the iPhone X onward. But this isn’t about ‘Marimba’ or ‘Reflections’, this is about ‘Opening’. And I regret opening my phone and answering
This is some security cam footage from an electronics store in Fujian, China, starring a woman who chews through the security cord of an iPhone 14 Plus in order to steal it. The woman managed to leave the store with the phone, but set off the security alarm in the
This is a short video from photographer vato, whose wife allegedly changed his unlock screen to this (although the way she’s tucked into bed in the photos and laughs when he shows her I suspect it was actually he who did it). I like the clock behind the photo feature,
An alleged glitch in Apple’s ‘Find My iPhone’ feature has led numerous people in the Richmond, Texas area to the door of resident Scott Schuster, who then has to explain to them that he doesn’t have their phone. Sounds like a great place to set up shop with a trench
This is some home security cam footage of a charging iPhone 4 spontaneously combusting. Now I know what you’re thinking, “An iPhone 4, really? Those came out way back in 2010 — they probably aren’t even compatible with today’s electricity.” And I’d be inclined to agree with you if I
Presumably inspired by socially distanced birthday parties, Blower is a $2 iPhone app that can blow out a candle by holding the speaker up to the candle. What a time to be alive and celebrating another trip around the sun! The app works by generating pressure waves from the phone’s
These are two videos of South Korean a cappella group Maytree performing Windows and iPhone sound effects with nothing but their mouths. Most impressive. For reference, when I was in business school my classmates and I once passed an egg down the line using nothing but spoons in our mouths.
In things I didn’t really need to see news, this is a video of Ireland based Phone Fix Craft (a phone repair business) owner Julius Caveckas deep cleaning and repairing an iPhone, with a lot of macro shots for extra grossness. Honestly, my phone is at least twice that dirty.