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iPhone 6, 6 Plus Reviews Overwhelmingly Positive

Apple’s new iPhones – the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus – are getting rave reviews from the tech media, as expected. The tech media loves its iPhones, and these are after all the “biggest advancement in the history of the iPhone,” as Tim Cook put it. Everyone and their mothers are voicing their opinions on the devices now, …

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New iPhones to Drive Record Smartphone Shipments

The incredible smartphone market growth seen over the past seven years has begun to slow, but sales of the devices are still increasing. Major tech manufacturers are still relying on the segment for a significant portion of their device sales, though smartphone prices are dropping and the quality of high-end devices is improving at a slower rate. Market research firm …

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Here’s How to Delete That U2 Album from Your iTunes

Reviews of legendary band U2’s 13th studio album Songs of Innocence have been mixed, but the response by many iTunes users who were gifted a free copy last week has been anything but. If you’re one of the growing chorus of people who’d rather not be stuck with an album you didn’t ask for – free or not – Apple …

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Apple Pay Will Be the Only Use for Your Shiny New iPhone’s NFC

Although Near Field Communication (NFC) has plenty of uses, from sharing data to pairing and operating apps and household objects, the only function of NFC that you’re going to be able to utilize with your shiny new iPhone 6 is Apple Pay. The company confirmed to Cult of Mac that the NFC chip in the new iPhone 6 and iPhone …

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Apple Watch to Drive Smart Watch Adoption

The long-awaited Apple Watch is finally here. Apple last week officially unveiled its first smart watch, immediately propelling what was a tech-geek fashion statement into the mainstream. The Apple Watch shares many software features with established smart watch brands such as the Sony SmartWatch and Samsung’s Galaxy Gear. Where Apple’s product shines, as always, is in its hardware design. The …

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iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Top 4 Million Pre-Orders On First Day

Apple announced that it saw a record first day of iPhone pre-orders for the 6 and 6 Plus, getting four million of them in the first twenty-four hours. The company actually told Re/code on Friday that it saw a record number of pre-orders on the first day (they went on sale at 3:01 AM Eastern), but they didn’t give the …

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iPhone 6 Plus Pre-orders May Be Delayed By Weeks

The iPhone 6 Plus will go on sale September 19th, but was available for pre-order on Thursday. Of course, Apple set a new record for pre-order sales and has placed a strain on the existent supply of iPhone 6 Plus models. The iPhone 6 Plus now shows a delivery time of up to a month, but if you can settle …

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iPhone 6 Preorders Set a New Apple Record

Early this morning, Apple diehards looking to score a sweet iPhone 6 Plus preorder found, much to their chagrin, that the 5.5-inch model of the new iPhone was sold out. Already! Of course, Apple routinely sells out of their new devices on preorder day. Despite site crashes and glitches, anxious upgraders were still able to place a staggering amount of …

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Apple Pay Is Missing Some Key Retailers

Apple announced new payments platform Apple Play at its big iPhone/Apple Watch event on Tuesday. The feature, which makes use of the NFC technology present in the newest iPhone models, will allow consumers to pay for goods and services online and offline by scanning their phones rather than swiping traditional credit and debit cards. Apple Pay might just be the …

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Are You Impressed With The Apple Watch?

This week, Apple introduced the world to the Apple Watch. Opinions are mixed as you’d expect. Some think the device marks the turning point for the company as the true beginning of the Tim Cook era, and that the device will be largely successful. Others think it’s a big disappointment or an otherwise unnecessary product destined to fail. What do …

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iPhone 6 Plus Is Already Sold Out, Apple Ups Shipping Times

If you’re planning on preordering a new iPhone 6 Plus, you’ll likely be disappointed by this news. The iPhone 6 Plus, Apple’s 5.5-inch model of its new iPhone, is apparently sold out. Apple has already updated its shipping times on the phone, for all color models and storage sizes, to 3-4 weeks. The phone is originally slated to ship next …

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NFL Announcers Keep Calling Microsoft’s Product-Placed Surface Tablets ‘iPads’

Oftentimes, a brand can become so ubiquitous that people stop thinking of it as a brand of a specific product, and instead begin to associate the brand as inherent to said specific product. You probably do it all the time – sometimes without noticing. For instance, in the south, it’s common to call any soft drink a “Coke”. Not just …

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