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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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Getting ‘Your issuer does not yet offer support’ error while adding credit or debit card to Apple Pay? Here’s why

Getting ‘Your issuer does not yet offer support’ error while adding credit or debit card to Apple Pay? Here’s why

Apple Pay, Apple’s NFC based mobile payments solution launched this Monday, alongside iOS 8.1. The Apple Pay set up process requires you to add your credit or debit card from the Passbook app, but many people are reporting problems while doing this.

Vine updated to version 3.0, adds support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, iOS 8 Extensions and more

Vine updated to version 3.0, adds support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, iOS 8 Extensions and more

More and more apps are being updated to support not only iOS 8 and all of its inherent abilities and features, but also the larger-screened iPhones. Vine can now officially be added to that growing list.

Apple Pay works abroad with a U.S credit card

Apple Pay works abroad with a U.S credit card

Yesterday, Apple released iOS 8.1 with Apple Pay bringing NFC-based payment to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners in the United States that already works in a bunch of retail stores.

While Apple clearly mentions that Apple Pay works only in the United States, it looks like it is easy to get the feature to work in other regions of the world as well as reported by many users on the Whirpool forums.

Apple looking to ramp up iPhone 6 Plus production due to strong demand in China

Apple looking to ramp up iPhone 6 Plus production due to strong demand in China

Thanks to the strong demand of the iPhone 6 Plus in China, Apple is looking to dedicate more of its production resources to building its biggest iPhone yet. 

Tim Cook: Demand for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is ‘far outstripping’ supply

Tim Cook: Demand for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is ‘far outstripping’ supply

At its fourth quarter earnings call today, Tim Cook addressed the imbalance between the demand and supply of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus by saying that the demand is “far outstripping” the supply. 

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus midnight launch in India gets unprecedented response

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus midnight launch in India gets unprecedented response

Along with China, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus also went on sale in India on the 17th of October. The two devices launched in India to a good response, with Apple’s authorised resellers opening their stores from 12AM midnight to queues of customers, who wanted to get their hands on the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus before anyone else.

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus go on sale in China with quiet lines, while Uber offers delivery to some in Shanghai

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus go on sale in China with quiet lines, while Uber offers delivery to some in Shanghai

As expected, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have officially gone on sale in China. While the region saw quite a few reservations and official pre-orders, it sounds like the launch itself was pretty quiet at many locations.

Chinese store selling iPhone 6 offers to make your pant pockets bigger

Chinese store selling iPhone 6 offers to make your pant pockets bigger

When the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were launched last month, the smartphones were put through a pocketability test to see how comfortable carrying the two smartphones were in skinny jeans and otherwise. While the iPhone 6 is pretty much your average sized smartphone with its 4.7-inch display, the larger 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus belongs more to the phablet category and isn’t as easily pocketable.

Instagram and Rdio updated with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus support

Instagram and Rdio updated with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus support

After a number of weeks passed in which iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users twiddled their thumbs in anticipation of their favorite apps getting updated with support for native resolution on the new smartphones, it appears that the floodgates have finally opened in terms of developers releasing iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus compatibility updates for apps.

Facebook app now supports iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Facebook app now supports iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

As is par for the course with their four-week update cycle, Facebook has released the newest software upgrade for its iOS app, with a focus on supporting Apple’s newest flagship handsets.