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iPhone 6

Everything you need to know about Apple’s new 5.5-inch iPhone 6

Apple unveiled the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus at a special event on September 9th.

iPhone 6 comes with a 4.7-inch Retina HD Display with 1334 x 750 resolution and pixel density of 326 pixels-per-inch (ppi). iPhone 6 also sports an all-new ultra thin design with rounded edges. It is powered by Apple’s new A8 chip which is 25% faster and 50% more power efficient than the A7 chip used in the iPhone 5s, and also includes the next generation M8 motion coprocessor.

iPhone 6’s  iSight camera has a new sensor with Focus Pixels and new video features like 1080p HD at 60fps, slo-mo at 240 fps, and time lapse mode introduced in iOS 8.

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus go on sale in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK next Friday, September 19, and customers will be able to pre-order both the models beginning on Friday, September 12.

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed against Apple for iPhone 6 ‘Touch Disease’

Class Action Lawsuit Filed against Apple for iPhone 6 ‘Touch Disease’

Last week, iFixit reported about a ‘Touch Disease’ design defect affecting the iPhone 6 that leads to gray bars randomly appearing at the top of the display, with the touch responsiveness of the handset also being affected.

Samsung Begins iOS Beta Program for Gear S2, Gear Fit 2

Samsung Begins iOS Beta Program for Gear S2, Gear Fit 2

Way back in January of this year, Samsung officially confirmed that the Gear S2, the company’s recently launched wearable, would support the iPhone at some point in the future.

A Design Defect is Plaguing Many iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Units

A Design Defect is Plaguing Many iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Units

For many iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners out there in the wild, a design defect is apparently causing some huge issues.

Review: Apple iPhone 6s Smart Battery Case

Review: Apple iPhone 6s Smart Battery Case

When Apple launched this, the iPhone 6s (and 6) Smart Battery Case, there was much ridicule at the ‘hump’ design. After all, it’s obvious where the (ahem) battery is, there’s no obvious attempt at styling and… how much is this case again? However, after trying a number of alternatives from third parties, it turns out that Apple’s solution is far better suited to every day, in-situ, real world use. Who knew?

Speed Test Compares iOS 9.3.4 With iOS 9.3.3 on iPhone

Speed Test Compares iOS 9.3.4 With iOS 9.3.3 on iPhone

Apple rolled out a surprise iOS 9.3.4 update on Thursday, which promises to improve security on iPhones and iPads. But does it make them any faster? Find out in the speed test videos below, which compare iOS 9.3.4 with iOS 9.3.3 on the iPhone.

New Speed Test Compares iOS 10 Beta 4 With iOS 9.3.3 on iPhone

New Speed Test Compares iOS 10 Beta 4 With iOS 9.3.3 on iPhone

Apple rolled out its fourth iOS 10 beta to registered developers on Monday, and as usual, its release promised bug fixes and performance improvements. But do those changes make iOS 10 any faster than iOS 9.3.3 — Apple last public release? Find out in the tests below.

Buying the best screen protectors for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6

Buying the best screen protectors for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6


Apple’s latest iPhone models have a screen comprised of Gorilla Glass, a tough composite glass material that is resistant to scratching. For many iPhone owners, this layer of protection is not enough, and they opt to install a screen protector over the original display. This extra layer of protection ensures the display remains blemish-free and helps preserve the resale price of the phone down the line. If you’re looking for screen protectors, read on for advice on which type you should buy and recommendations on the best ones for the iPhone 6/6s and iPhone 6 Plus,6s Plus.

Chinese Company That Sued Apple for iPhone 6 Patent Infringement Is Almost Nonexistent

Chinese Company That Sued Apple for iPhone 6 Patent Infringement Is Almost Nonexistent

Recently, a Beijing regulator ruled that the design of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were infringing a patent from a local Chinese company, Baili, that sold handsets with almost the same design. It thus ordered Apple to stop selling the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the city. Apple was quick to get a stay order against the decision.

Chinese Regulator Rules iPhone 6 Copies Chinese Phone, Orders Apple to Halt Sales

Chinese Regulator Rules iPhone 6 Copies Chinese Phone, Orders Apple to Halt Sales

Beijing’s intellectual property regulator has ordered Apple to stop selling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the city. The regulator has ruled that the design of the iPhone 6 and its bigger sibling are too similar to a Chinese phone.

iPhone 6 Prototype Surfaces on eBay With Test Software, Big Price Tag

iPhone 6 Prototype Surfaces on eBay With Test Software, Big Price Tag

A prototype iPhone 6 unit has surfaced on eBay running Apple’s internal debugging software called SwitchBoard. The handset packs a red Lightning connector but no FCC markings, and you’ll need well over $5,000 spare if you’re interested in claiming it.