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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...

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Apple iOS 8 reaches 46% of iDevices in less than a week

Apple iOS 8 reaches 46% of iDevices in less than a week

23 September, 2014 | comments (45)

It has been less than a week since Apple unleashed iOS 8 to the masses and already it's running on 46% of all iOS devices linked to the Apple App Store. The numbers are from the official Apple developer portal. Naturally, as iOS 8 numbers are...

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Apple Watch to have 512MB RAM, 4GB storage

Apple Watch to have 512MB RAM, 4GB storage

23 September, 2014 | comments (23)

A report out of investment research firm Cowen and Company has attempted to ascertain a more detailed look at the specifications of Apple's Watch with an examination of the device's supply chain. At this stage of production, it has been revealed the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


DisplayMate proclaims iPhone 6 displays the 'Best performing LCD'

DisplayMate proclaims iPhone 6 displays the 'Best performing LCD'

23 September, 2014 | comments (182)

When it comes to displays, Apple has always had a great track record. It was the first smartphone manufacturer to start the high pixel density craze with the iPhone 4 Retina display and Apple's displays have usually been highly calibrated and color...

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Verizon enables Voice over LTE on the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Verizon enables Voice over LTE on the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

20 September, 2014 | comments (33)

Verizon has announced that it will be enabling Voice over LTE or VoLTE feature on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Verizon launched its VoLTE network earlier this month and so far the only phones that could use it were the Samsung Galaxy S5 and...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Verizon


Apple details out-of-warranty repair costs for the iPhone 6 family

Apple details out-of-warranty repair costs for the iPhone 6 family

19 September, 2014 | comments (55)

Apple quietly detailed out-of-warranty repair costs for the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. The charges are separated into three categories – screen damage, battery and power, and other repairs. Replacing the display of an iPhone 6 will set...

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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 (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...

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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 (105)

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 (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


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 (83)

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...

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The new iOS 8 starts rolling out today

The new iOS 8 starts rolling out today

17 September, 2014 | comments (157)

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 (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...

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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 (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...

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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...

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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...

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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 (14)

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...

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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...

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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...

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