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Get notified when the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus are in stock with this website

Get notified when the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus are in stock with this website

If you’re finding it hard to get the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus in stock in stores near your area, you’ll find a new website called 6tracker very useful.

Watch this cool video that compares all iPhones ever made

Watch this cool video that compares all iPhones ever made

The first iPhone was released in 2007, and in these 7 years, Apple has made exponential progress, with CPU performance improving by 50x, and GPU performance improving by 84x.

Apple sold a record-breaking 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units over launch weekend

Apple sold a record-breaking 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units over launch weekend

Apple has just announced that it has sold more than 10 million units of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus over the opening weekend.

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus went on sale last Friday, September 19 in 9 countries including United States, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and the UK.

iPhone 6 Teardown reveals A8 chip, 1GB RAM and 1,810 mAh battery

iPhone 6 Teardown reveals A8 chip, 1GB RAM and 1,810 mAh battery

The team at iFixit, a website that is best known for providing in-depth hardware teardowns of various products, was on hand for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch in Melbourne, Australia. The team quickly posted a detailed iPhone 6 Plus teardown, and it has now followed up with an iPhone 6 teardown as well.

Gold iPhone 6 units selling for upwards of $3,600 on Chinese black market

Gold iPhone 6 units selling for upwards of $3,600 on Chinese black market

While the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are now available in the United States, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and a number of other countries as of this weekend, the smartphones have yet to make their debut in China due to regulatory approval delays. The result is a lucrative black market in which gold iPhone 6 units are selling for as much as $3,600 in the world’s most populous country.

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch in China could be delayed until early 2015

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch in China could be delayed until early 2015

While there has been unprecedented demand for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in several countries, with over 4 million pre-orders on the first day alone, Apple could be missing out on a huge opportunity in China this year. According to the 21st Century Business Herald, the two smartphones may not launch in the world’s most populous country until early 2015 due to difficulties in gaining regulatory clearance in the nation. 

Apple confirms NFC is limited to Apple Pay on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple confirms NFC is limited to Apple Pay on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

While the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus feature an NFC chip under the hood, an Apple spokesperson has confirmed to Cult of Mac that the technology will be limited to powering the Apple Pay mobile payments platform. The technology will not be accessible by developers for third-party apps, and the spokesperson declined to comment on other potential uses of the antenna in the future. 

‘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.