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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 (65)

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 (211)

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...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Phones4U goes into administration after getting dropped by carriers

Phones4U goes into administration after getting dropped by carriers

15 September, 2014 | comments (46)

In a stunning development, high street UK mobile phone retailer Phones4U has gone into administration. This comes after both Vodafone and EE refused to extend their carrier contracts with Phones4U, effectively bringing an end to the retailer in its...

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Week 37 in review: Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Watch

Week 37 in review: Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Watch

13 September, 2014 | comments (4)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 37 was all about Apple's big announcement event where the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Watch went official. Additionally,...


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 (284)

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 (128)

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...

Tags: Apple, iOS


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


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


Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Watch coverage roundup

Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Watch coverage roundup

09 September, 2014 | comments (237)

Apple's event is over and matched the number of iPhones from last year – the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus finally brought the long-awaited screen boost, but that's certainly not all there's to them. There was another device on stage too - the Apple...

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Apple officially announces the iPhone 6 Plus with a 5.5

Apple officially announces the iPhone 6 Plus with a 5.5" display

09 September, 2014 | comments (586)

The Apple iPhone 6 Plus is now official. It's built around a 5.5" IPS LCD display with an Retina HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels or, in other words 1080p). The pixel density is 400 ppi and iOS 8 has been tweaked to take full advantage of the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple unveils the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 with Retina HD screen

Apple unveils the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 with Retina HD screen

09 September, 2014 | comments (296)

Tim Cook took the stage at the start of today's event and almost immediately announced the new iPhone 6. The Apple iPhone 6 is based on iPod touch looks and has a 4.7" screen. The screen is protected by "Ion-strengthened glass", which is curved...

Tags: Apple, iOS


SIM-free iPhone 6 prices: the two models start at €700 and €800

SIM-free iPhone 6 prices: the two models start at €700 and €800

09 September, 2014 | comments (104)

You sure didn't think that Apple's greatest iPhones this year will come cheap, did you? Both new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available starting Sept 19 (US, UK, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, and Singapore), but you...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Gold-plated iPhone 6 by Alexander Amosu now available

Gold-plated iPhone 6 by Alexander Amosu now available

09 September, 2014 | comments (38)

Apple will unveil the iPhone 6 in a few hours but if you have £2,400 to spend you can order one right now – complete with 24ct Yellow and Rose gold plating by Alexander Amosu. The listing says the iPhone 6 will be out in 2 days and if you order by...

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China Mobile jumps the gun with an ad of the two iPhone 6s models

China Mobile jumps the gun with an ad of the two iPhone 6s models

09 September, 2014 | comments (46)

China Mobile is already advertising the Apple iPhone 6 in its two varieties with a 4.7" and 5.5" display. A tipster sent us a photo of a carrier banner placed on a street in China. As you can see, this is the first time we see an official...

Tags: Apple, iOS


The Apple iPhone 6 event is tonight: here's the preview

The Apple iPhone 6 event is tonight: here's the preview

09 September, 2014 | comments (96)

We've been staring intently at the countdown timer for the Apple event, which starts in a few hours' time but before Apple exec take the stage it's time to summarize what we've seen of the upcoming handset and what (little) there is left...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Alleged Apple iPhone 6 specs revealed by China Mobile

Alleged Apple iPhone 6 specs revealed by China Mobile

08 September, 2014 | comments (104)

Less than a day before the official announcement, the alleged specs of the Apple iPhone 6 leaked out. The information was posted online by China Mobile – the largest wireless carrier in the world. Curiously, the leaked specs of the hotly...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


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5.5" iPhone 6 to run iOS optimized for landscape apps

08 September, 2014 | comments (61)

The upcoming 5.5" Apple iPhone 6 will ship running iOS 8 and the company could potentially make use of the larger screen and make it run apps in landscape. Using the Apple SDK iOS simulator, developer Steven Troughton-Smith has managed to run it at...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Yet more videos of a working Apple iPhone 6 surface

Yet more videos of a working Apple iPhone 6 surface

07 September, 2014 | comments (144)

Yesterday we saw several photos and a 10-second video of the upcoming iPhone 6, now the same source has released four slightly longer videos. Apple will unveil the iPhone 6 this Tuesday but with the massive amount of leaks we've been having there...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Alleged iPhone 6 pricing in Hong Kong gets revealed

Alleged iPhone 6 pricing in Hong Kong gets revealed

03 September, 2014 | comments (84)

Alleged pricing of the yet to be revealed Apple iPhone 6 made the rounds online. The leaked numbers reveal the potential price tags of both the 4.7” and the 5.5” model. The Apple iPhone 6 with 4.7” display will purportedly cost 6,663 HKD...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors