iPhone 6 Plus put through a ‘bend test’

iPhone 6 Plus put through a ‘bend test’

Early on Tuesday, September 23, a series of reports surfaced that cited several owner complaints about the iPhone 6 Plus, and the new handset bending in their pockets. Now, a new YouTube video has been posted, putting the large device through a “bend test,” to see how it fares.

Apple has acquired magazine publishing platform PRSS

Apple has acquired magazine publishing platform PRSS

Apple is no stranger to buying companies. In fact, since fiscal 2013 they’ve acquired upwards of 29 of them. While many were high-profile, like Beats Electronics, and others made the news cycle as well, there were several others that remained unknown.

New rubber gasket around buttons make iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus more resistant to water and dust

New rubber gasket around buttons make iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus more resistant to water and dust

iFixit did an iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus teardown last week, and found that Apple has added a new rubber gasket around volume and power buttons to better protect it from water and dust.

Security researcher hacks Touch ID in iPhone 6, claims consumers are safe for now

Security researcher hacks Touch ID in iPhone 6, claims consumers are safe for now

The principal security researcher at Lookout, Marc Rogers, hacked Touch ID in 2013 with the iPhone 5s, and now Rogers has done it again on the iPhone 6. While he makes it look easy, Rogers still believes that consumers are safe — for now.

Time-lapse in iOS 8 gets dissected in new in-depth look

Time-lapse in iOS 8 gets dissected in new in-depth look

One of the new features within iOS 8 is tied to the Camera, and it’s called time-lapse. With it, a single button allows a user to shoot and generate accelerated sequences of photos taken over a period of time, making slow changes appear to take place faster. The results, as demonstrated since its release, are fantastic.

How to take screenshots of webpages on iPhone or iPad with Awesome Screenshot Safari extension

How to take screenshots of webpages on iPhone or iPad with Awesome Screenshot Safari extension

Apple’s new Extensibility framework in iOS 8 opens up a whole new area of things you can do with your iPhone and iPad. Awesome Screenshot is a new iOS extension from the developers of a popular Chrome extension with the same name, that lets you take screenshots of webpages in Safari.

Which iPhone 6 did you buy?

Which iPhone 6 did you buy?

Apple’s new iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 went on sale on Friday, and sold a record-breaking 10 million units over the launch weekend.

When the new iPhones went up for pre-order, I was surprised to see that a majority of you wanted to buy the iPhone 6 Plus.

Apple aiming to revamp Beats Music and showcase rebranding in February, according to ‘industry scuttlebutt’

Apple aiming to revamp Beats Music and showcase rebranding in February, according to ‘industry scuttlebutt’

On Monday, September 22, it was reported that Apple would be shutting down Beats Music, and putting focus on other areas (like iTunes Radio). Soon after, it turned out that Apple may simply be reconsidering a rebranding of the existing music streaming service. Now, a new report corroborates that belief.

The best third-party keyboards for iPhone

The best third-party keyboards for iPhone

Having used a bunch of Android devices for the past few years, I’ve enjoyed a bunch of features on Google’s platform, that I’m glad to see on iOS 8 — most notably third-party keyboard support. This opens up new input methods, personalized dictionaries, multi-language support, customization options and more for users to play with, and there are already a bunch of keyboards available in the App Store to try out. So what are they like to type with, and are they worth getting used to? And which one comes out on top?

FXNOW channel is available now on Apple TV

FXNOW channel is available now on Apple TV

In late July, it was rumored that Apple would be adding the FXNOW channel to their Apple TV lineup, and along with it something called “Simpsons World,” which would be a one-stop shop for all Simpsons content. On Tuesday, September 23, at least half of that came to fruition.