An iPhone Saved a Man's Life in the UK

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A Cheshire man was able to survive a close-range shotgun glass because of his pocketed iPhone, which absorbed most of the damage:

Fortunately, the victim’s mobile phone took the brunt of the shot and, as a result of this, he survived. This is remarkable – had that phone not been in his pocket at that time he would undoubtedly have died.

Gift of the Day: Grandma Gets Chocolate iPhone for Christmas

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While most young people would be super excited to unwrap an Apple iPhone box on Christmas day, Grandma was not so pleased.

"I'm really not equipped to handle this," she said, noting that she uses a landline.

Fortunately for her, it wasn't exactly an iPhone, but it was still pretty sweet.

Instagram's New Hyperlapse App Will Let You Create Amazing Steadicam-Style Videos. For Free.

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The new app, released today, uses photographic algorithms that tie in with the iPhone's own gyroscope to stabilize videos as you take them. The result is cool time lapse footage like you see above. Currently an Android version is in the work as well.