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‘AppBuyer’ malware for iOS discovered, affects jailbroken devices

‘AppBuyer’ malware for iOS discovered, affects jailbroken devices

Palo Alto Networks has found and analyzed a new malware for iOS called “AppBuyer” that affects jailbroken iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. The malware is designed to steal a user’s Apple ID username and password and upload the information to the attacker’s server, at which point he can download apps from the App Store from that account. 

Report claims iPhone 6 GPU marginally outperforms iPhone 5s in new benchmark

Report claims iPhone 6 GPU marginally outperforms iPhone 5s in new benchmark

When the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were unveiled at the Flint Center last week, Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller touted that the smartphones have an all-new A8 chip with an M8 coprocessor that provide up to 25% faster CPU performance and up to 50% faster GPU performance than the A7 chip and M7 coprocessor on the iPhone 5s. 

Shipping estimates for some iPhone 6 models slip to 7-10 business days [Updated]

Shipping estimates for some iPhone 6 models slip to 7-10 business days [Updated]

The shipping estimates for most iPhone 6 models has slipped to 7 to 10 business days in the U.S., which means that customers pre-ordering now will likely get their new iPhones only in October, and certainly not on September 19th, which is the launch day.

Apple along with its carrier partners started accepting pre-orders for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus earlier today.

iPhone 6 Plus shipping estimates slip to 3-4 weeks [Updated]

iPhone 6 Plus shipping estimates slip to 3-4 weeks [Updated]

The iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 seems to have already sold out for launch day delivery in countries like Singapore.

In fact, the shipping estimates for the 128GB and 64GB models (only the 16GB iPhone 6 Plus is available) has already slipped to 3-4 weeks just an hour after the pre-orders went live, and despite the issues people have been facing with Apple’s website.

iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 now available for pre-order [Updated]

iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 now available for pre-order [Updated]

As expected, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are now available for pre-order.

Apple unveiled the 8th generation iPhones at the special event on September 9th alongside Apple Watch and NFC based payment service, Apple Pay.

T-Mobile announces iPhone 6 Pricing and Availability

T-Mobile announces iPhone 6 Pricing and Availability

T-Mobile on Thursday announced complete pricing and availability details for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The U.S.’s fourth-largest carrier will begin accepting pre-orders for the smartphones beginning September 12th, and launch the devices for sale on September 19th like its competitors AT&T, Verizon and Sprint. Pricing details are ahead. 

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders will start at 12:01 AM PT tonight

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders will start at 12:01 AM PT tonight

Apple unveiled the 8th generation iPhones at the special event on September 9th alongside Apple Watch and NFC based payment service, Apple Pay.

Apple also announced at the event that the new iPhones will go on sale on September 19, and customers can pre-order both models beginning September 12.

iPhone 6 to launch in several more countries on September 26th

iPhone 6 to launch in several more countries on September 26th

Apple will begin accepting pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on September 12th, followed by a September 19th launch date in the United States, France, Hong Kong, Canada, Germany, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Australia and Japan. Now, the company has confirmed that its second wave of iPhone 6 sales will start one week later. 

Apple plans to ship 80 million iPhone 6 units through the end of 2014

Apple plans to ship 80 million iPhone 6 units through the end of 2014

Apple appears to be poised for strong demand surrounding the new 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus announced at the Cupertino-based company’s product event earlier this week. According to DigiTimes, citing sources within the Taiwan-based iPhone supply chain, Apple aims to ship 80 million iPhone 6 units before the end of the year.

Sprint introduces ‘iPhone for Life’ plan that guarantees a new iPhone every two years

Sprint introduces ‘iPhone for Life’ plan that guarantees a new iPhone every two years

If you are planning on purchasing the iPhone 6 when it becomes available in a little over a week, you might want to consider Sprint for one of the best wireless deals you will find in the United States. In an attempt to win back customers that have flocked to competitors, the U.S.’s third-largest carrier has introduced a new “iPhone for Life” plan that has no upfront cost or sales tax for the smartphone and guarantees a new iPhone every two years.