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  • 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…
  • Long Lines Forming for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Launch in Australia

    18 September 2014, 5:10 am by: Richard Padilla

    With Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus going on sale in the first group of launch countries beginning on Friday, September 19, long lines have already started to form across the world as many anticipate the release of both devices. Apple retail customers…
  • Apple Aims for Greater Transparency With Comprehensive New Privacy Site

    17 September 2014, 9:47 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple today launched a new privacy site that outlines all of the privacy features of Apple's products and services, offers tips on managing privacy, details government information requests, and explicitly states Apple's Privacy Policy. The site comes…
  • Apple Releases OS X 10.9.5 With Reliability Improvements, Safari 7.0.6

    17 September 2014, 8:00 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple today released OS X 10.9.5, after approximately a month of testing and two months after the release of OS X 10.9.4. The update, which is recommended for all Mavericks users, improves the reliability of VPN connections that use USB smart cards for…
  • List of iOS 8 Apps With Touch ID Integration

    17 September 2014, 7:36 pm by: Juli Clover

    iOS 8, released to the public earlier today, included a slew of new APIs for developers. One of those APIs opened up Touch ID to third-party apps, letting developers use the fingerprint scanner for authentication purposes within apps. Quite a few apps have…
  • Comprehensive List of iOS 8 Apps with Notification Center Widgets

    17 September 2014, 6:12 pm by: Juli Clover

    iOS 8 was released today, which means hundreds of app developers are releasing newly updated apps that take advantage of all the APIs introduced with the operating system upgrade. Those include third-party keyboards, which we covered earlier today, and app…
  • 'Epic Zen Garden' Metal Demo Shown Off at WWDC Now Available for Download

    17 September 2014, 4:41 pm by: Juli Clover

    At its Worldwide Developers Conference in June, Apple unveiled Metal, an API designed to improve game performance on iOS. Epic Games took the stage during the event to show off Epic Zen Garden, a game built using the Unreal 4 Engine and the Metal API. The…
  • Apple Confirms HealthKit Bug, Promises Fix by End of September

    17 September 2014, 4:17 pm by: Eric Slivka

    Just before the public launch of iOS 8 earlier today, we noted that Apple had begun pulling HealthKit-related apps from the App Store, apparently due to a last-minute issue that cropped up in the new operating system. The issue has put a significant dent in…
  • List of Third-Party Keyboards Now Available for iOS 8 Users

    17 September 2014, 3:32 pm by: Juli Clover

    iOS 8, released to the public today, includes an API that allows developers to create system-wide third-party keyboards for the first time, which will let users select from a range of different keyboards with unique functions. We've rounded up a list of the…
  • iOS 8 Hidden Features Video: Battery Usage By App, Hidden Photos, Siri Hands-Free, and More

    17 September 2014, 2:31 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple released iOS 8 to the public today, giving millions of users their first look at the new operating system. Along with all of the major features, like Continuity, Notification improvements, Messages upgrades, and the introduction of third-party…

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