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Teardown analysis reveals iPhone 6 production costs

Teardown analysis reveals iPhone 6 production costs

23 September, 2014 | comments (65)

Hot on the heels of last week’s iFixit treatment, Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus became subject of a more detailed teardown analysis. Performed by the research firm HIS, the breakdown reveals estimates about the smartphones’ production costs, as...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6 Plus appears prone to accidental bending

Apple iPhone 6 Plus appears prone to accidental bending

23 September, 2014 | comments (479)

It appears that the Apple iPhone 6 Plus is prone to bending under typically benign circumstances. A number of reports around the web suggest that Cupertino’s first phablet has bent its chassis while sitting in a user’s front pocket. With the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Week 37 in review: Oppo N3, Note 4, iPhone 6, Sony $1.2B loss

Week 37 in review: Oppo N3, Note 4, iPhone 6, Sony $1.2B loss

20 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. In the past Week 38 the Galaxy Note 4 pre-order and availability information surfaced. Additionally, DisplayMate praised the...


Samsung sold one million Galaxy S5 units in Germany

Samsung sold one million Galaxy S5 units in Germany

19 September, 2014 | comments (51)

Samsung announced that it sold one million Galaxy S5 units in Germany. Coincidentally (or not?), the Korean giant delivered the news about its achievement the same day Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus became officially available (Germany is one of...

Tags: Samsung, Android


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 (26)

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 starts retail sales of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple starts retail sales of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

19 September, 2014 | comments (66)

Pre-orders for the new Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus started a week ago but some people prefer to buy their gadgets in person. The lines are long though, as usual, and many people in line have been queueing for a couple of days now. Apple is...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen, Rumors


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 (107)

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...

Tags: Apple, iOS


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 (83)

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


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 (239)

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...

Tags: Apple, iOS


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...

Tags: Phones4u


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 (286)

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...

Tags: Apple, iOS


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