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iPhone 6, 6 Plus pre-orders sell in record numbers

    Early this morning, Apple opened up pre-orders for the next generation iPhones. And despite issues getting it off the ground, reports suggest this could be Apple’s biggest ever pre-order weekend. iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-orders have sold in record numbers. In a statement to Re/code, Apple claimed “Response to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6…

Apple Watch dimensions analyzed

Although Apple announced that they will be releasing Apple Watches in 38 mm and 42 mm sizes, the dimensions stopped there. Fortunately, Paul Sprangers has estimated those dimensions for the 42 mm model by measuring Apple’s photos from their website. The body of the watch will be approximately 36.2 mm wide by 42 mm tall, and 10.6 mm thick. The heart…

Apple releases iOS 8 feature availability list

As Apple adds more features to iOS, many of those features involve local data, language recognition, or legal agreements. As a result, Apple is unable to provide these features for every region and language, at least right away. Fortunately, Apple has shared a list of iOS 8 features that aren’t available for everyone. This should be helpful for customers…

In-store pickup available for iPhone 6 preorders

According to 9to5Mac, it is confirmed that Apple will be offering in-store pickup for iPhone 6 preorders. These preorders can be picked up from most stores on the release day, September 19th. 9to5Mac has confirmed this with multiple Apple stores, and online Apple store customer service people. On launch day, Apple will have two lines at its stores….

iOS 8 Golden Master released to devs

If you’re a developer, or a curious user registered on someone else’s Dev Account, you’ll be pleased to know that the final version of iOS 8 beta has been released. Dubbed the Golden Master, it’s essentially the same software we’re going to see go public next week when the iPhone 6 lands on the market. At time of typing, it’s not available as an…

Apple introduces 5.5″ iPhone 6 Plus

Like the iPhone 6, the 5.5″ iPhone 6 Plus has an IPS Retina HD display with better colors, A8 processor, built-in app scaling, LTE-A, voice over LTE, 802.11 ac Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi calling, an M8 motion coprocessor, an improved camera, and Apple Pay. The iPhone 6 Plus will start at $299 for 16 GB, $399 for 64 GB, and $499 for 128 GB on contract. It can be…

Apple invites fashion reporters to September event

After renting out the Flint Center for next week’s event, Apple is clearly expecting to fill more seats than usual. Reuters says that part of that expanded audience will be an “unprecedented number” of fashion editors and bloggers. The article mentions Marie Claire magazine, fashion site Refinery29, and InStyle magazine as examples. Apple is clearly…

What to expect from Apple’s September 9th event

Apple’s September media event is right around the corner and this year, like most in recent memory, we’ve been inundated with leaked information, alleged device parts and a whole bunch of rumors. Nothing is certain until Apple shows it off on stage but Darren and myself have each written up our event wish lists, from the likely to the ludicrous. Now,…

Marc Newson officially joins Apple’s design team

Esteemed designer Marc Newson has been hired to work with Jony Ive and the rest of Apple’s design team. Ive and Newson are good friends, and have previously collaborated on products for Bono’s (RED) auction. They designed and customized several products for the event, including a red Mac Pro, and a Leica camera. In a statement to Vanity Fair, Jony Ive…