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  • Gaming On The iPhone 6 Plus

    The iPhone 6 Plus Is Great For Gamers

    With the iPhone 6 Plus, Apple has stepped into the “phablet” category by scaling the hardware of the 6 up while (in some ways) scaling the software from the iPad down. The result is a device that you can use all day to do some of the quick tasks we always do on our phones while also consuming media as you would on a tablet. Read More

  • iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Arrive In China On October 17

    iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Arrive In China On October 17

    Apple has announced the official launch date for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in China. On October 10, customers will be able to pre-order the devices from Apple’s site. On October 14, they’ll be able to put earlier orders in at Apple’s retail locations, and devices will become available for pickup on October 17. Read More

  • A Manual iPhone Camera, Finally

    A Manual iPhone Camera, Finally

    Finally is a funny word, especially when it comes to Apple. I try to avoid using it because I’m cognizant of the fact that Apple’s pacing is often a lot different than the hive mind’s idea of what it should be. Just see how long it took to implement third-party keyboards in a way that was satisfactory security-wise for an example. Read More

  • Apple Pulls iOS 8.0.1 Update After Bug Knocks Out Cell Service And Touch ID On iPhone 6 Models

    Apple Pulls iOS 8.0.1 Update After Bug Knocks Out Cell Service And Touch ID On iPhone 6 Models

    Update: Apple has pulled the iOS 8.0.1 update from availability, a fix is likely incoming. For now, it appears to only affect iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users. An Apple spokesperson provided us with the following statement: “We have received reports of an issue with the iOS 8.0.1 update. We are actively investigating these reports and will provide information as quickly as we can. In… Read More

  • How Much Better Is Each New iPhone’s Camera? Here’s An Excellent Comparison

    How Much Better Is Each New iPhone’s Camera? Here’s An Excellent Comparison

    It’s easy to say that the iPhone’s camera has gotten better over time — that’s pretty much a given. But how much better? Lisa Bettany, co-founder of Camera+, decided to put it to the test. Eight generations of iPhone, lined up in a row… all taking the same photo. The results are pretty damn neat. The differences start to get a bit less massive as you reach the… Read More

  • Apple Sells 10 Million iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Devices During Launch Weekend

    Apple Sells 10 Million iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Devices During Launch Weekend

    Apple has officially confirmed a total of 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sales during their initial weekend on sale. This is a new record for an iPhone launch, besting the 9 million iPhone 5s and 5c sales from that launch last year, and far outpacing the 5 million new iPhone 5 devices sold back in 2012. Analyst estimates for launch weekend sales ranged from between 7-8 million from… Read More

  • How To Sell Your Old iPhone

    It’s new iPhone season again and you can expect to see a rush of older iPhones flood the market. It’s a buyers market, but that doesn’t mean the sellers can’t have some fun. If you’re looking to make a quick buck, however, you can easily pop up on your favorite sales site to make back a bit of your investment. I, personally, have funded a few new iPhones with… Read More

  • Storehouse Arrives On The iPhone

    Storehouse Arrives On The iPhone

    Storehouse, the 2014 Apple Design Award winning long-form photo-sharing service from former Apple designer Mark Kawano, has launched its app for the iPhone. This comes almost four months after the startup raised $7 million in A-series funding from SherpaVentures and seed investors True Ventures, Lerer Ventures and Designer Fund in order to expand their reach beyond the iPad. Read More

  • iOS 8 Now Available, But Plan To Be Patient

    iOS 8 Now Available, But Plan To Be Patient

    Apple’s iOS 8 mobile operating system is now rolling out to devices eligible for the update. It’s available both over-the-air, and by plugging your device into iTunes for a wired update, but don’t panic if you can’t see it right away, or if you’re having trouble actually downloading the software: Apple typically stages the rollout of big updates like this one to… Read More

  • Apple’s iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Cases Offer Comfort And Light Protection With Few Concessions

    Apple’s iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Cases Offer Comfort And Light Protection With Few Concessions

    Apple launched both its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus today, and along with the new smartphones it also debuted new cases for each. The follow the simple precedent Apple set out when it created the iPhone 5s leather cases: simple, solid color designs that are thin and have no moving parts, yet offer a degree of additional protection to the fit and finish of your devices. The new cases for… Read More

  • iOS 8 Review: Refinements And Relaxed Limitations Add Up For A Better Experience

    iOS 8 Review: Refinements And Relaxed Limitations Add Up For A Better Experience

    Apple’s iOS 8 is arriving tomorrow, and while it isn’t as overtly dramatic a change as iOS 7 was last year, it’s still a big update with lots of new features and tweaks. Using it on the new iPhone 6 hardware revealed lots to love in the new mobile OS from Apple, some easing of restrictions that could lead to big advantages for third-party apps, and a lot of potential to… Read More

  • iPhone 6 Review: Meet The New Best Smartphone

    iPhone 6 Review: Meet The New Best Smartphone

    Apple has two new iPhones debuting today, including the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 is the heir apparent to the flagship line of Apple smartphones, as it comes in at the same price point as the iPhone 5s, but Apple has done something new this year by introducing a premium priced iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 is still plenty premium, however, and its 4.7-inch screen is likely going to be a better fit… Read More

  • AT&T To Get iPhone 6-Friendly Wi-Fi Calling In 2015

    AT&T To Get iPhone 6-Friendly Wi-Fi Calling In 2015

    The iPhone 6 supports WiFi calling. But does your carrier support it? If you’re in the U.S., the answer to that is probably “not yet”. But fear not, AT&T customers! You’ll be getting in on the WiFi fun too… eventually. Read More

  • Watch All The Videos Apple Showed During Its Keynote

    Watch All The Videos Apple Showed During Its Keynote

    That was a lot to process at today’s event, and Apple had to break it all down with a series of videos strung throughout its keynote. For many (including yours truly), Apple struggled to provide a consistent stream of the event, so a lot of the shorter videos weren’t even seen by those following the announcements. Read More

  • The iPhone 6 And Apple Watch Keynote Video Is Now Available For Replay

    The iPhone 6 And Apple Watch Keynote Video Is Now Available For Replay

    Earlier today, Apple offered a live stream of its iPhone 6 and Apple Watch launch event, but if you missed it (or want to watch it again), the full video of the event is now online. During the live stream, Apple ran into numerous issues, ranging from streams that cut out in the early parts of the event to basic audio issues (many viewers heard a live translation into Mandarin Chinese dubbed… Read More

  • The New iPhones Come September 19 With Better Pricing For Storage

    The New iPhones Come September 19 With Better Pricing For Storage

    As with previous years, the new iPhone 6 launches for $199 on contract for the 16GB model. But if you want more storage, Apple is offering better pricing tiers than before: going up to $299 gets you 64 GB, and $399 gets you a whopping 128 GB of storage. The bigger iPhone 6 Plus offers the same storage options, though all prices are $100 higher, as the device starts at $299. Read More

  • Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus Is A 5.5-inch, 1080p Phablet

    At today’s event at the Flint Center in Cupertino, Calif., Apple announced two new sizes of iPhone. As per rumors we’ve been seeing since early this year, the new models come in 4.7- and 5.5-inch versions, making this the first iPhone announcement in which Apple has announced more than one device size at a time. Read More

  • Live From Apple’s iPhone Event In Cupertino

    Live From Apple’s iPhone Event In Cupertino

    Apple is holding an event today in Cupertino that kicks off at 10 AM PT, and we’re already here at the Flint Center holding it down. Next to the theater is the giant cube-like white mystery building that Apple has constructed on the site specifically for this show, whose purpose is yet to be revealed. We’ll be posting photos and updates (with Matthew Panzarino on the keyboard… Read More

  • Apple Dominating Shipping Capacity Out Of China With New iPhones

    Apple Dominating Shipping Capacity Out Of China With New iPhones

    According to several sources, Apple has already begun flexing its supply chain muscles by shipping so many units of upcoming devices from its manufacturing facilities to sales outlets that it is causing delays for other manufacturers. Apple shipments via major concerns like FedEx and UPS are said to be ‘incredibly high’ for the holiday quarter, pointing to a massive number of… Read More

  • Apple Patents A Way To Make Sapphire Screens Even Stronger

    Apple Patents A Way To Make Sapphire Screens Even Stronger

    Apple has a new patent (via AppleInsider) that could help explain leaked videos showing a front screen material that is incredibly durable, and resistant to bending, scratching and shattering. The screen is thought to be based on manufactured sapphire, a material that has a toughness rating above glass, but a new patent reveals how Apple might be stacking the odds in its favor with a process… Read More