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Goldgenie offers 24ct gold-plated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Goldgenie offers 24ct gold-plated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

19 September, 2014 | comments (7)

Choice is always good for consumers even if those consumers are looking to spend thousands of pounds on a gold-plated iPhone. We've seen Amosu's offerings now it's time to look at what Goldgenie has to offer to people with an aversion to non-noble...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus benchmark results are out

Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus benchmark results are out

19 September, 2014 | comments (45)

Now that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are about to hit the stores, the two phones have undergone the Geekbench test suite. The popular benchmark stresses the phone's CPU and RAM by going through numerous tests to determine the final single-core...

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Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus take on the drop test

Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus take on the drop test

19 September, 2014 | comments (57)

The new iPhone 6 family brings bigger screens but that only means there's more screen to crack if you drop the precious gadget. So how do the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handle being dropped? That's what drop test videos are for. The best-case...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Misc


iOS 8 is already running on more than 16% of devices

iOS 8 is already running on more than 16% of devices

18 September, 2014 | comments (60)

iOS 8 started rolling out to the masses yesterday at 10 am PT. So it's only around 24 hours old at this point. However, it's already present on more than 16% of Apple mobile devices, according to data from analytics firm Mixpanel which tracks mobile...

Tags: iOS, Apple


The new iOS 8 starts rolling out today

The new iOS 8 starts rolling out today

17 September, 2014 | comments (132)

You've heard all about iOS 8 now you can experience it for yourself - the new version of the operating system is out of beta after months of testing and is about to start rolling out to devices worldwide. The new iOS is compatible with iPhone 4S...


Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have just 1GB of RAM

Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have just 1GB of RAM

17 September, 2014 | comments (232)

Apple made a big deal of the number of transistors in the latest A8 chipset at the announcement event. Now we're sure it will run things smooth on the new Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus even if its GPU may not bring gaming graphics to the next...

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JR: Smartphones shipment to reach 1.2 billion in 2014

JR: Smartphones shipment to reach 1.2 billion in 2014

16 September, 2014 | comments (11)

Analyst company Juniper Research estimates that global smartphone shipments for 2014 will reach 1.2 billion units. That's a 19% increase compared to 2013 when global smartphone shipments were estimated at 985 million. The growth in smartphone...


Custom firmware brings iOS 7 features to really old iPhones

Custom firmware brings iOS 7 features to really old iPhones

16 September, 2014 | comments (34)

iOS has a growing developer community and while it's very far from the jungle of custom ROMs available for Android, here's a start. The Whited00r firmware brings iOS 7 look and feel to devices that are no longer supported by Apple. The supported...

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NFC on the iPhone 6 only works with Apple Pay

NFC on the iPhone 6 only works with Apple Pay

16 September, 2014 | comments (64)

The Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus come with NFC connectivity that makes the Apple Pay service work. However, that's just about what the connectivity protocol will be used to, at least in the beginning. This is confirmed by an Apple...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6 won't meet demand until November

Apple iPhone 6 won't meet demand until November

16 September, 2014 | comments (111)

Apple's is on the verge of filling stores with its latest iPhone (the "smaller" iPhone 6) and as experience has taught us there is a lot of demand for the latest iGadget. But according to sources Apple will not be able to meet initial iPhone 6...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders exceed 4 million in 24h

Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders exceed 4 million in 24h

15 September, 2014 | comments (209)

Apple unleashed the pre-order campaign for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on September 12 and now the company boasts four million orders have been made in the first 24 hours. The demand is more than Apple anticipated and as a result, while...

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US carrier AT&T won't offer Wi-Fi calling until 2015

US carrier AT&T won't offer Wi-Fi calling until 2015

14 September, 2014 | comments (15)

Without a doubt, Wi-Fi calling is a nice perk to have on your phone. For one, it allows you to make regular GSM calls on your Wi-Fi network in regions where the cellular coverage is spotty and signal is bad. It also lets you make calls as if you are...

Tags: iOS, AT&T


iPhone 6 A8 GPU benchmark suggests it's behind the curve

iPhone 6 A8 GPU benchmark suggests it's behind the curve

12 September, 2014 | comments (281)

The first Apple iPhone 6 benchmark results have popped up and they're from the GPU testing Basemark X suite. The iPhone 6 scores 21,204 points, which is just marginally better than the score of its predecessor. The iPhone 5s manages a score of...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6 Plus stock depleted, iPhone 6 still holding up

Apple iPhone 6 Plus stock depleted, iPhone 6 still holding up

12 September, 2014 | comments (127)

As you know, today is the day Apple’s latest iPhone 6 smartphone duo went on pre-order. Booking your unit was hardly the smoothest experience, but despite the server hiccups Apple managed to go through the initially available iPhone 6 Plus...

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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus now on pre-order on Apple store

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus now on pre-order on Apple store

12 September, 2014 | comments (48)

The iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus are just about to go up for pre-order on the Apple Online Store in the US. If you have been waiting to purchase the phone, now is the time. The iPhone 6 is priced at $199, $299, and $399 for the 16, 64, and...

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T-Mobile details pricing on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

T-Mobile details pricing on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

11 September, 2014 | comments (70)

T-Mobile announced pricing details of the Apple iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. The Big Magenta will have Cupertino’s smartphone duo available for pre-order tomorrow, on September 12. The 4.7” iPhone 6 will be available with $0 down and 24...

Tags: Apple, iOS, T-Mobile


Apple Watch to require daily charging

Apple Watch to require daily charging

11 September, 2014 | comments (112)

The Apple Watch finally became official this week during an Apple event that was one of the most elaborate yet. One big question that remained afterward, however, was battery life. Recently, Apple spokesman Nat Kerris revealed that the Watch...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Amosu Call of Diamond iPhone 6 has a giant diamond Apple logo

Amosu Call of Diamond iPhone 6 has a giant diamond Apple logo

10 September, 2014 | comments (61)

Alexander Amosu may have jumped the gun on the iPhone 6 announcement but he saved the big guns for today. An Apple iPhone 6 studded with 6,127 small diamonds and one massive diamond cut exactly to the shape of the Apple logo. The Apple logo is...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Misc


EE, Vodafone, and Three UK announce iPhone 6 pre-orders

EE, Vodafone, and Three UK announce iPhone 6 pre-orders

10 September, 2014 | comments (26)

UK carriers EE, Vodafone, and Three UK have announced today that they will offer the new iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus to buyers on pre-order before it officially goes on sale on September 19. All three carriers will start taking pre-orders on...

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Apple seeds iOS 8 Gold Master to developers ahead of Sept 17

Apple seeds iOS 8 Gold Master to developers ahead of Sept 17

10 September, 2014 | comments (14)

Apple had a big day yesterday - it unveiled two new iPhones - iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. It also detailed the long rumored Apple Watch. And just as expected, Apple also announced the availability of the upcoming iOS 8 - September 17. The iOS 8...

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