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Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus kicks off in China on October 17

Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus kicks off in China on October 17

30 September, 2014 | comments (5)

The Chinese regulator approved the iPhone 6 for sale in the country just a few hours ago and Apple has rushed to announce the new generation iPhones' pricing and availability. Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will become officially available...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Chinese regulator approves iPhone 6 for sale in the country

Chinese regulator approves iPhone 6 for sale in the country

29 September, 2014 | comments (12)

Apple can now officially sell iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China. The Cupertino giant received a license that allows the duo of smartphones to be used on the country’s networks. The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple is already working on iOS 8.1, 8.2, and 8.3

Apple is already working on iOS 8.1, 8.2, and 8.3

29 September, 2014 | comments (34)

Apple has gotten us used to one big iOS release per year, followed by a ".1" update a few months later. The big one is tied to the company's new mobile device launches - like, for example, iOS 8 debuted this year alongside the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iPhone 6 sales in China tipped to begin on October 10

iPhone 6 sales in China tipped to begin on October 10

28 September, 2014 | comments (42)

According to a new report, Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus might go on sale in China on October 10. The devices’ launch in the vital consumer market is yet be officially confirmed. The October 10 sales launch was allegedly revealed in an...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Week 39 in review: iPhone 6 Plus bending, Galaxy Note 4 launch

Week 39 in review: iPhone 6 Plus bending, Galaxy Note 4 launch

26 September, 2014 | comments (4)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major news of the week, which you might have missed. In Week 39 the spotlights were primarily on Apple again with the iPhone 6 Plus experiencing nasty bending issues. Many rival companies went...


Apple iOS 8.0.2 is now seeding to devices worldwide

Apple iOS 8.0.2 is now seeding to devices worldwide

25 September, 2014 | comments (79)

Slightly over 24 hours after the ill-fated iOS 8.0.1 update, Apple is seeding iOS 8.0.2 to compatible devices worldwide. As expected, the latest iOS build fixes the issues caused by its predecessor. In addition to providing remedy for the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6 official sales kick off in a number of countries

Apple iPhone 6 official sales kick off in a number of countries

25 September, 2014 | comments (46)

Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus officially hit the shelves in over twenty new markets. Cupertino’s duo of smartphones was initially available in the United States, UK, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, and...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple officially responds to the iPhone 6 bending controversy

Apple officially responds to the iPhone 6 bending controversy

25 September, 2014 | comments (277)

Apple finally broke its silence about the iPhone 6 Plus bending controversy that took over the tech world over the past couple of days. The Cupertino giant told Re/code that the problem is “extremely rare.” Despite all the noise surrounding...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple released and quickly pulled out iOS 8.0.1 firmware update

Apple released and quickly pulled out iOS 8.0.1 firmware update

24 September, 2014 | comments (105)

Apple released and quickly pulled out iOS 8.0.1 firmware update. The reasons for the sudden halt of the update process were iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus reception and Touch ID issues, caused by the latest OS build. Apple iOS 8.0.1 was...

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Apple iPhone 6 has a more secure TouchID than iPhone 5s

Apple iPhone 6 has a more secure TouchID than iPhone 5s

24 September, 2014 | comments (56)

Tech security blog Lookout's Marc Rogers has hacked the Apple iPhone 6's TouchID fingerprint scanner using a stolen print (his own), cyanocrylate (super glue) and fingerprint tape and has an interesting tale of the event. The same Marc Rogers...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Teardown analysis reveals iPhone 6 production costs

Teardown analysis reveals iPhone 6 production costs

23 September, 2014 | comments (64)

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 (477)

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


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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iPhone 6 sales reach record 10 million in first weekend

iPhone 6 sales reach record 10 million in first weekend

22 September, 2014 | comments (255)

Today, Apple has proudly announced that it sold over 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units over the first weekend during which they were on sale. This apparently represents a new record for first-weekend iPhone sales, according to the...

Tags: Apple


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


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...


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...

Tags: Apple, iOS


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 (25)

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