iPhone

  • Apple Pay In Real Life

    We Tried Out Apple Pay In The Real World

    Apple released iOS 8.1 today, and with it comes the ability to use Apple Pay on the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus. We decided to try it out by going to two nearby businesses that already accept Apple’s NFC-powered mobile payments: Walgreens and McDonald’s. Read More

  • Apple’s Huge Q4: $42.1 Billion In Revenue, $8.5 Billion In Profit

    Apple’s Huge Q4: $42.1 Billion In Revenue, $8.5 Billion In Profit

    Today after the bell, Apple reported its fiscal fourth quarter financial performance, including revenue of $42.1 billion, and earnings per share of $1.42. Analysts had expected Apple to report profit of $1.31 per share, on revenue for the period of $39.85 billion. During the fiscal quarter, Apple had net profit of $8.5 billion, up 13.3% from $7.5 Billion in the same quarter last year. Compared… Read More

  • iOS 8.1 With Apple Pay Now Available, Here’s What Else It Brings To Your iPhone And iPad

    iOS 8.1 With Apple Pay Now Available, Here’s What Else It Brings To Your iPhone And iPad

    Apple’s iOS 8.1 arrives today, and it brings with it some impressive new abilities. First and foremost, at least in terms of its long-term impact, is probably the introduction of Apple Pay, the new mobile payment solution built into iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. But 8.1 also offers the ability to send/receive texts and phone calls from your phone on your… Read More

  • Chinese Government Accused Of Staging ‘Malicious Attack’ On Apple’s iCloud Service

    Chinese Government Accused Of Staging ‘Malicious Attack’ On Apple’s iCloud Service

    China’s government is being accused of trying to wiretap Apple customers in the country. Great Fire, a reputed non-profit organization that monitors Internet censorship in China, claimed today that Chinese authorities have laid a trap to snare log-in details for iCloud users via a “malicious attack.” Great Fire said that a ‘man-in-the-middle’ attack has been… Read More

  • The Galaxy Note 4 Vs. The iPhone 6 Plus: Fight!

    Two phones enter. One phone leaves. Today I present the bout of the century. In this corner, the Galaxy Note 4. In the other the iPhone 6 Plus. Can an Apple fanboy give Samsung a fair shake? Who will be victorious! Click through to find out! Read More

  • The iPhone 6 Plus Wins The Longer Race

    The iPhone 6 Plus Wins The Longer Race

    Apple’s new iPhones have been available for around a month now, and something interesting has happened with this generation: I’m forced to revisit my original reviews and change my initial impression based on later experience. After further testing of the two devices, I find the iPhone 6 Plus has become my smartphone of choice, as a surprising first choice over the iPhone 6. The 6… Read More

  • 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

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