When Apple made the move to bigger 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch displays, the consensus was that this would help the company increase iPhone sales by attracting Android users, who by then had grown used to large screen sizes.
Yesterday, a research paper put light on new malware called ‘WireLurker’ that is affecting Mac and iOS devices in China. WireLurker attacks iOS devices through USB cables that are attached to a Mac, and works even on non-jailbroken devices.
OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 have a new feature called Phone Relay, that lets you take incoming iPhone calls on your Mac, as long as both devices are nearby and signed into the same iCloud account.
Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus goes on sale in South Korea and 22 other countries this Friday, October 31. So the country’s three biggest mobile carriers including SK Telecom, KT Corp and LG UPlus started accepting pre-orders for the new iPhones began last Friday.
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.
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.