Archive for May, 2014

Bypass iCloud Activation

While Find My iPhone is activated on your iDevice (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) with iOS 7, the password and Apple ID you’re using for iCloud is stored on Apple’s activation service and linked with our phone. Continue reading


Following the announcement that Apple was acquiring Beats Electronics, the audio accessory company is not slowing down, announcing a new version of its most popular set of on-ear headphones. The new Beats Solo² offers a new physical design and improved acoustics that promise to deliver “a wider range of sound and enhanced clarity.” Continue reading

We’ve seen plenty of modders build gaming PCs into their desks, but what about those of us without any DIY skills? Lian-Li has stepped in, offering the DK-01 and DK-02, a pair of Table PC chassis that straddle the intersection between high-end technology and furniture. Continue reading

One of the best parts of our jobs here at WIRED is that we get to test all the new things as soon as they come out. But we often only get a few days to play with something before having to write about it. That can be difficult—getting a clear assessment of an object’s worth when you have to crank out a written review in less than a week. Continue reading

We know the internet as a 2-D screen, but in reality, the web is an immensely physical thing. The cloud isn’t an ephemeral, immaterial place where our pictures just happen to hang out, but rather a series of massive servers, wires and equipment tucked away in high-security buildings. It takes a lot of stuff—power and space—to make sure things run smoothly. Continue reading


With the introduction of the O+ Air, O+ USA has officially entered the competitive market of octacore smartphones powered by Mediatek. Both global and local handsets have been releasing a lot of the MT6592 chip since the start of the year so it’s interesting to see how they packaged their device. Continue reading

Lenovo ventured into the smartphone market with numerous models ranging from low-end to flagship. Here we have the Lenovo Vibe Z K910L, Lenovo’s Snapdragon 800 offering for consumers with top of the line specification that competes with the likes of LG G2 and Nexus 5. Read our full review to find out if this smartphone from a Chinese computer manufacturer can live up to its promise. Continue reading


We tested the Nokia Lumia 630 for a few days, and it opened our eyes to the fact that the Windows Phone 8.x series OS and Nokia smartphones are viable and fun alternative to Android and Apple. Continue reading

cherry mobile superion scope lte

In addition to the CM Ultra, Cherry Mobile also unveiled their first LTE-enabled tablet, the Cherry Mobile Superion Scope LTE. Continue reading


Honda today announces the availability of its refreshed models in the Civic lineup. This marks the company’s third model launch of this year, and introduces a slew of factory-installed accessories that come as standard. Meet the Civic 2.0 EL MUGEN and Civic 1.8 E Modulo. Continue reading