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  • Apple Debuts New Ads 'Huge' and 'Cameras' Starring Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake

    22 September 2014, 11:32 pm by: Husain Sumra

    Apple today debuted two brand new ads called "Huge" and "Cameras", focusing on the larger sizes of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and all of the new features of the highly praised new camera in both devices. Both ads once again feature Jimmy Fallon and Justin…
  • iPad Air 2 Rumored to Launch in October, Updated Retina iPad Mini May Come Later

    22 September 2014, 7:38 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple has plans to introduce the next-generation iPad Air in October, according to Taiwan's Commercial Times [Google Translate]. The site says the updated tablet will enter production in September, shipping next month. Commercial Times also suggests that the…
  • iOS 8 Users Seeing Issues With Battery Drain, Slow Wi-Fi

    22 September 2014, 5:59 pm by: Juli Clover

    Released last week, iOS 8 is Apple's latest operating system update, bringing several new features like Continuity, third-party keyboards, Notification Center Widgets, and more. As with any new iOS update, users have been reporting several bugs in the…
  • Apple Reportedly Planning to Shut Down Beats Music [Update: Not True]

    22 September 2014, 3:58 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple is planning to discontinue Beats Music, the streaming music service that it acquired as part of an acquisition of Beats Electronics back in May. According to TechCrunch, multiple sources that include "several prominent employees at Apple and Beats" have…
  • New Reversible USB Type-C Standard Gains Support for DisplayPort Video

    22 September 2014, 1:01 pm by: Juli Clover

    The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) today announced a DisplayPort Alternate Mode for the upcoming USB Type-C connector standard, which will let USB-Type C connectors and cables deliver DisplayPort signals. As noted by AnandTech, DisplayPort…
  • iPhone 6 Plus Display Judged 'Best Smartphone LCD Ever Tested', iPhone 6 Also Solid

    22 September 2014, 11:45 am by: Eric Slivka

    DisplayMate, which routinely performs thorough testing of display quality on a variety of electronics, has released its iPhone 6 Display Technology Shoot-Out, taking a look at the performance of Apple's latest handsets using new "Retina HD" technology. While…
  • Apple's Ultra-Slim 12-Inch Notebook Rumored to Gain USB Type C and Fanless Internals

    22 September 2014, 11:06 am by: Eric Slivka

    Following a previous report claiming Apple's much-rumored 12" ultra-slim notebook is planned to arrive in silver, gold, and space gray color options, Jack March has issued a follow-up report sharing additional details on the machine. According to March's…
  • iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Top Most Benchmarks and Battery Tests, While 6 Plus Lags in Graphics

    22 September 2014, 10:01 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    AnandTech spent the weekend benchmarking the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, comparing the duo to the iPhone 5s and competing Android handsets. The test results show that iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models are at the top of the charts in CPU benchmarks and battery life,…
  • iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Sales Top Ten Million in Launch Weekend

    22 September 2014, 8:34 am by: Richard Padilla

    Apple today announced that opening weekend sales of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus topped ten million units, breaking the previous record of nine million units set by the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c last year. ‚ÄúSales for iPhone 6 and iPhone…
  • Simultaneous Voice/Data, HD Voice Now Available to Verizon iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Users

    19 September 2014, 7:40 pm by: Juli Clover

    Verizon began rolling out its Advanced Calling service earlier this week, enabling voice over LTE (VoLTE) capabilities for select devices that support the service, which includes the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Numerous iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users are…
  • iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Use 20-Nanometer A8 Processor From TSMC

    19 September 2014, 3:47 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple's 20-nanometer A8 processor in the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus was fabricated by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), according to Chipworks (via iFixit). Chipworks has been analyzing the various parts in the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 plus…
  • iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Successfully Survive Second Drop Test

    19 September 2014, 12:36 pm by: Juli Clover

    The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were subjected to their first drop test yesterday after the two devices went on sale in Australia. While the 6 and 6 Plus fared well when dropped on their backs, the screens did see significant shattering when dropped face down on the…
  • Tim Cook Helps Kick Off iPhone 6 Sales at Palo Alto Retail Store

    19 September 2014, 12:14 pm by: Eric Slivka

    With Apple's retail stores beginning sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus today, customers have been lining up to either pick up their pre-ordered devices or take their chances on launch-day supplies without reservations. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster…
  • First Impressions of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: Sleek Look, Great Display, Unoptimized Apps Blurry, Loud…

    19 September 2014, 11:15 am by: Eric Slivka

    While the official reviews of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were published several days ago, with the devices now making their way into customers' hands we are starting to see broader first impressions of the larger iPhones. Case from MacRumors giveaway, based on…
  • iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Go On Sale in U.S. and Canada to Huge Lines

    19 September 2014, 9:07 am by: Eric Slivka

    Following launches in a number of other countries around the world earlier today, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have now begun going on sale in the U.S. and Canada, with 8:00 AM Apple launch times in the eastern and central portions of the countries having already…
  • iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Get Cracked in First Drop Test

    19 September 2014, 12:08 am by: Husain Sumra

    With the launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus already underway in several countries, many companies have begun performing tests and benchmarks on the device. PhoneBuff has taken the two devices and put them through a drop test, dropping each on its back,…
  • iPhone 6 Plus Teardown: Twice as Big a Battery as iPhone 5s [Update: 1 GB RAM Confirmed]

    18 September 2014, 10:16 pm by: Husain Sumra

    iFixIt is in the process of taking apart the new iPhone 6 Plus, currently on sale in Australia. Surprisingly, the team points out that the internal layout of the device is extremely similar to that of the iPhone 5s, except at a larger scale and with a bigger…
  • iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Launch Day: What to Expect

    18 September 2014, 7:09 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will launch in the United States tomorrow, with Apple retail stores, carrier stores, and several major retailers offering the two devices for sale. We've gathered up a list of U.S. locations that will be selling the iPhone 6 and 6…
  • Photographer Tests iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in Iceland, Demos Focus Pixels, Other Camera Improvements

    18 September 2014, 4:43 pm by: Juli Clover

    With every iteration of the iPhone, Apple aims to bring significant improvements to the device's camera. The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are no exception, packing in several new features like Focus Pixels, Exposure Control, Panorama improvements, Slo-Mo video…
  • FlightAware Offers Tool For Tracking iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Pre-Order Shipment Flights

    18 September 2014, 3:24 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple began shipping out early iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-orders on Thursday morning, and FlightAware, a site that offers live flight tracking, has created a tool that allows users to track the flights carrying their iPhones after receiving a tracking number.…
  • iPhone 6 Plus Reportedly in Very Short Supply for In-Store Launch

    18 September 2014, 2:49 pm by: Eric Slivka

    Ahead of tomorrow's launch of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in a number of countries, customers who didn't place pre-orders for delivery have been lining up at Apple's retail stores and those of its carrier and retail partners hoping to obtain one first thing in the…
  • SwiftKey's iOS 8 Keyboard Hits One Million Downloads in Under 24 Hours

    18 September 2014, 1:20 pm by: Eric Slivka

    Earlier today, we highlighted how a number of new third-party systemwide keyboard for iOS 8 are topping the App Store charts, with SwiftKey Keyboard [Direct Link] displacing Facebook Messenger from the top spot on the free iPhone app chart in the United…
  • iOS 8 Keyboards Climb to Top of App Store Charts

    18 September 2014, 12:08 pm by: Kelly Hodgkins

    With yesterday's launch of iOS 8, devices running the new operating system are now able to install third-party keyboards that work on a systemwide basis. Most of the major keyboard makers were ready for the launch, introducing iOS 8 versions of their keyboards…
  • iOS 8 Downloads Cause Spike in Web Traffic as Adoption Rate Climbs Slowly

    18 September 2014, 11:00 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Apple yesterday released iOS 8 to the public, opening the doors for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners to download and install Apple's latest version of iOS on their devices. According to The Guardian, this release caused internet traffic to surge in the UK by…
  • Apple Working with U2 on New Music Format to Boost Digital Music Sales

    18 September 2014, 8:10 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Apple and U2 have a long history of working together, producing a special edition U2 iPod in 2008 and more recently releasing the band's latest album, "Songs of Innocence," for free. According to Time, Apple and U2 reportedly now are collaborating on a new…

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