Samsung has released a new advertisement for the upcoming Galaxy Note 4 smartphone this afternoon, ahead of the handset’s launch in October. The one-minute spot details how the Galaxy Note used to be ridiculed by tech publications for having such a large screen, yet now Apple is imitating the product line with its own 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus.
Apple began accepting pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on September 12th, receiving an unprecedented number of orders overnight. It now appears that the first batch of those orders are beginning to ship to customers, as Verizon has issued notices to those who pre-ordered with a tracking number and estimated delivery date.
The first segment of a two-part interview with Apple chief executive Tim Cook aired on The Charlie Rose Show last night, in which the head of the world’s most valuable company spoke about creating a larger iPhone, building a health-based service, the Apple-IBM deal, the legacy of Steve Jobs and doubling-down on the secrecy of new products.
Just days ahead of the public release of iOS 8 for compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models, Apple appears to have pushed back iCloud Photo Library to a beta feature and removed it from the iOS 8 Golden Master version seeded last week. Apple has also removed any references of iCloud Photo Library from its website.
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus use H.265 High Efficiency video encoding for FaceTime calls; will use less cellular data
If you’ve gone through the tech specs comparison of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with iPhone 5s, then you may have noticed that the new iPhones supports H.265 video encoding, also known as High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) for FaceTime calls over cellular network.
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.
AT&T has just issued a press release stating the today’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus pre-order launch was their biggest day ever.
AT&T’s CEO had earlier claimed that the carrier has already secured “hundreds of thousands” of preorders for the new iPhones.
After taking the stage at the Flint Center to unveil the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch earlier this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook has participated in a two-part interview on The Charlie Rose Show. Ahead of the full-length question-and-answer session, of which the first segment airs tonight, the show has shared three short video clips in which the chief executive talks about Steve Jobs, Apple TV and the Beats acquisition.
On Tuesday, September 9, Apple held a media event at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, and unveiled a plethora of new products. One of them was the Apple Watch, a new wearable that’s both stylish and loaded with features. It also comes in 18-karat gold, if you really want to show off.