All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘iPhone 6’

New iPhones Will Have Force Touch Tech – Report

At this point, it doesn’t matter how hard you tap your iPhone screen – as long as it’s hard enough for the device to sense it. With the next generation of iPhone, you may have to think about just how hard you’re pressing your device because the pressure you exert may influence the action it takes. According to a new …

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‘Bendgate’ Proving Bigger Than Apple Cares to Admit?

When people started complaining about their brand new iPhone 6s bending in their pockets, Apple was quick to play it down. Saying that warping was “extremely rare” through normal use, Apple said that only nine customers had complained about bending iPhones. Well, here’s 300 bent iPhones 6s. Bendghazi lives – and it’s a bit more serious than Apple wants to …

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iPhone 6 Plus Supply Issues Loom as Holidays Approach

If you’re looking to get your hands on a new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus before the holiday season is in full swing, you may want to order one sooner rather than later – especially if it’s the iPhone 6 Plus you’re after. Demand is outpacing supply for the new iPhone 6, and Apple CEO Tim Cook isn’t exactly …

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iPhone 6 Cases: Check Out The Coolest Must-Own Cases Around

Worried about a bending iPhone? If you take the initiative to protect your new smartphone it won’t be a problem. Depending on your budget, a good case will probably run you an average of $30. Given how many hundreds of dollars the iPhone is worth, this is practically a bargain. It will certainly save you time and tears in terms …

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iPhone 6 Lands in China October 17

Apple has announced that the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus will be available to purchase in China on October 17. Pre-orders will kick off on October 10. “We are thrilled to bring iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to our customers in China on all three carriers at launch,” said Apple’s CEO Tim Cook. “With support for TD-LTE …

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Tim Cook In Hot Water For Bending iPhone And Botched OS Updates

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook is taking the heat for the recent publicity stumbles his company has made. Bending iPhones and botched OS updates are causing users to rethink their commitment to the company. “I just wish that Tim Cook had a better handle on things,” Mac customer Jason Nochimson told Bloomberg News. Nochimson discovered that the latest OS update left …

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iPhone 6: Should You Get Insurance?

iPhone 6 fever is fading as most of those who stood in line for hours and pre-ordered their new toy now have it. The next thing new owners of an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus will deal with is what to do if (or when, for some of us) it gets dropped, cracked, drowned, or in this case, bent. Should …

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iPhone 6, Plus Bend Their Way into More Countries

Last Friday, Apple’s new smartphone lineup, the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus, launched in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK. Today, add 22 more countries to the list of places where people can buy the new devices. The new iPhones have just launched in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, …

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iPhone 6 Owners Adapt to Larger, Bendier Devices

It seems that iPhone fans always find a nit to pick with every new edition of the world’s most popular smartphone. Most years these gripes are minor, requiring no acknowledgement from Apple. Others are significant enough (like the iPhone 4’s antenna problems) to cause class action lawsuits and push Apple to give away free peripherals. This year’s big iPhone 6 …

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iPhone 6 Plus Is NOT A Phone For Pockets Say Unhappy Customers

This is probably one of the more bizarre complaints about the new iPhone 6 Plus (we’ll get to the old standbys in a minute), but according to some unhappy Apple customers the newest phone fails in a unique way. Allegedly the Plus phone bends if you put the device in your pocket. Before you get confused, it’s not a matter …

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Apple Is Really Proud of How ‘Huge’ the New iPhone Is

In 2010, Steve Jobs famously said that nobody wants to buy a huge phone. Well, in so many words. Here’s what he actually said, via Engadget: In response to a question at its press conference today about whether Apple could’ve done anything to avoid its antenna issues with the iPhone 4, Steve took the opportunity to rip on bigger rivals, …

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iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Sales Set New Record

Apple revealed that it sold over 10 million new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models during the first three days of availability. This probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise, but that’s a record breaking opening weekend for iPhones. Before the devices became available, Apple had already set a record with pre-orders. “Sales for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 …

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iPhone 6 Plus Going for Embarrassing Amount of Money on eBay

No. Nope. Naaaaaaah. I know there’s no iPhone 6 Plus stock left and the phone is so cool that even dead people are singing its praises. But no. Just wait a couple weeks. Read a book. Go fly a kite. Take LSD. Do literally anything other than pay $5,000 for a new iPhone.

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iPhone 6 Is So Awesome Joan Rivers Is Shilling It from the Grave

If you want to know just how incredible the new iPhone 6 is, just ask Joan Rivers. The celebrity comedian and fashion critic is raving about the new device on her Facebook and Instagram accounts, calling it “beautiful” and a “great achievement in design”. Of course. You’re right. Joan Rivers died two weeks ago. Still… Dead comics society MT @olivia_solon …

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First Guy to Buy an iPhone 6 Is a Huge Butterfingers

Today’s the day for Apple fanatics. Those who chose not to pre-order the new iPhones are have been standing in lines across the world for hours – oftentimes overnight – just to get their hands on the coveted devices on launch day. In Perth, a man named Jack Cooksey was the first person in the city to buy one. And …

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iPhone 6 Release Day Arrives, and You Better Hope You Pre-Ordered the 6 Plus

It’s iPhone 6 release day, and as is the case with many Apple product launches, people are lining up at stores around the world to get their hands on the new devices. Of course, if you pre-ordered your new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus you can just sit back and wait for it to arrive in the mail. It …

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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. iPhone 6 – Which is Better?

This year’s new iPhone models will hit stores tomorrow. Pre-orders of the devices have already broken Apple’s previous records, meaning sales are likely to set new records as well. The only question remaining is, given the relatively incremental improvements seen in this year’s model, is the iPhone still the best smartphone on the market? Looking at those pre-order figures, it’s …

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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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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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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 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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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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New iPhone Preorders Now Live on Apple.com, Carrier Sites

UPDATE: Looks like the iPhone 6 Plus, the 5.5-inch model, is already sold out. As promised, you can now preorder the new iPhone 6 or its larger cousin the iPhone 6 Plus from Apple, various carriers, or other retailers. You can start your iPhone preorder directly from Apple right here. You have the option to choose free shipping or in-store …

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iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus Features

The iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus were debuted by Apple today to a very excited fan base. The new iPhones are bigger, as was rumored, now with the option of a 4.7 or 5.5 inch screen. These larger screens pack impressive resolutions of 1334 x 750 and 1920 x 1080 respectively. But size is not the only thing …

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Denny’s Mocks Apple’s Livestream Incompetence

As you probably know, Apple held a big press event today to unveil the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch (as well as Apple Pay and a new U2 album). The company made a huge deal about the event, complete with a big countdown to the livestream of the event (which of course could only be …

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Apple Pay Announced, 220,000 Retail Locations On Board

Apple announced a new payment solution at its big iPhone event on Tuesday. It’s called Apple Pay, and enables iPhone users to pay for goods and services both online and off. The feature, available on the new iPhone models, uses NFC, which is at the top of the iPhone, and it stores payment information and uses Passbook. Of course data …

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iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Hit Stores Sept 19, Preorder This Friday

Today was Apple’s big iPhone 6 announcement day, and for the most part it’s gone according to what many rumors predicted. Apple did in fact unveil two new iPhones today – a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and a 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus. Both sport the new Apple A8 processors, improved display capabilities, new cameras, and more. For more on the specs, …

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iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Revealed At Apple Event

At its big press event today, Apple unveiled the long-anticipated iPhone 6 as well as a bigger iPhone – the iPhone 6 Plus. CEO Tim Cook called the news the “biggest advancement in the history of the iPhone”. I feel like he’s said that before. They have Retina HD displays with “ion-strengthened” glass. Display sizes are 4.7″ and 5.5″. Pixels …

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Here’s How to Watch Apple’s iPhone 6 Event

The tech world turns to Cupertino today, as Apple is holding yet another September press event expected to showcase new hardware. The event is scheduled to kick off at 1 pm EST (10 am PST) and Apple has chosen to put a stream online. That’s the good news. The baddish news is that you can’t stream the event on Chrome …

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