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Apple’s sapphire crystal supplier files for bankruptcy

Apple’s supplier of sapphire crystal has filed for bankruptcy. GT Advanced, the company responsible for producing the scratch proof material for future device screens has release a statement announcing that it will be filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 11 — this means that the company will be able to continue “business as usual” until it can clear issues…

iPhone 6 Plus review – My hands and eyes are finally happy [video]

I’ve reviewed the iPhone 6 Plus on video for PhoneDog and a full written review for TmoNews over the past week or so. In short, it’s the iPhone I’ve been waiting for. Although for many years, I don’t think I knew that. Having used and loved many 5-inch-plus Android devices over the past 9-12 months, I knew that really like big screens. I may have been…

iPhone 6 Video Review

The iPhone 6 has been out for a couple of weeks now and the reviews are in. Is the larger size of the new iPhone 6 an advantage or disadvantage? The iPhone 6 is undoubtedly the most powerful iPhone that Apple has ever released. In addition to the larger display, the iPhone 6 packs a whole lot of new features including an upgraded camera, sensors, and…

Apple to hold new iPad event on October 16 at Town Hall

iPad Air and Mini

Apple will hold an event on Thursday, October 16 to unveil new products in its iPad lineup, according to Re/code. Sources tell the publication that the Cupertino company will also use the event to show off rumored Retina iMacs and OS X Yosemite. In comparison to its jam-packed September event, the October event will be a laid-back affair. Held at…

Find your nearest store with iPhone 6 and 6 Plus stock with iDeviceChecker

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are still in short supply with people still struggling to get ahold of one. It can be arduous checking the Apple Online Store or visiting your local retailer to check on supply levels, often to no avail. With iDeviceChecker, you can easily check that your desired device is in stock at stores near you. Simply enter your ZIP code…

Apple reportedly wants to make Beats Music subscriptions cheaper

Apple wants to make Beats Music subscriptions cheaper, according to a report by Re/code. The company has apparently begun negotiations with record labels in an effort to bring down the price of Beats Music for customers and entice new users. Sources say Apple is talking to the big music labels about a new set of rights and features it would like to…

Samsung reportedly producing Apple’s next-generation A9 chip

Samsung’s semiconductor business head has reportedly confirmed that the company will begin producing processors for Apple (as well as Qualcomm and AMD), using its 14-nanometer process by the end of 2014, according to ZDNet (via 9to5Mac). Kim Ki-nam, president of the Korean electronic giant’s semiconductor business and head of System LSI business,…