Tag Archives: iPhone 6

iCarbons Review: The best iPhone skins on the market

Historically, I’ve avoided skins on my iPhone. In my experience, they’ve been poorly made, have peeled, bubbled or scuffed within days of application, and generally aren’t worth purchasing however cheap you can find them. I had heard of iCarbons before but never used one myself — Cam took a look at one last year for the iPad Air — and since…

iPhone 6 Plus captures 41% of phablet sales in US

Market research group Kantar Worldpanel states that its data shows the iPhone 6 Plus capturing 41% of “phablet” sales in the USA for the August to October quarter. Despite being on sale for just over a one month of the three month period analyzed by Kantar, iPhone 6 Plus managed to grab a sizeable chunk of device sales for smartphones sized 5.5-inches…

T-Mobile unveils Cyber Monday iPhone deals: Free storage upgrades

T-Mobile has taken wraps off its Cyber Monday promotion and it will be a pleasing one to iPhone fans. For today only, customers buying selected iPhone models will get a free storage bump. That means, if you buy the 16GB iPhone 6, you’ll be given a 64GB version at no extra cost. Sweet. Here is what T-Mo is offering, while stocks last: Buy an iPhone 6…

KGI: Apple to sell 71.5 million iPhones in Q4, iPhone 6 sales double 6 Plus

Apple is forecast to sell 71.5 million iPhones in the fourth quarter of 2014 due to strong seasonal demand, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via AppleInsider). The figure is buoyed by strong demand for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus but the analyst believes that shipments will decrease drastically for Q1 2015. For comparison, Apple sold 51…

Twelve South SurfacePad for iPhone 6/6 Plus review

Few accessory companies have earned as much space in my office as Twelve South. Having a manufacturer focussed on – and dedicated purely to – making great products for Apple devices is refreshing. Too many big companies try and make every single type of case for every single device. Not Twelve South. Its products are unique, and you won’t find anything…

iPhone 6 reportedly outselling iPhone 6 Plus 3:1

A new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) claims that the new iPhone 6 is outselling the iPhone 6 Plus at a rate of 3-to-1. According to the company’s research, the iPhone 6 accounted for 68% of iPhone sales in the first 30 days of going on sale. The iPhone 6 Plus accounted for just 23%-24%. It’s worth noting that the iPhone…

Twelve South debuts SurfacePad for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Twelve South, makers of fine accessories for Apple products, has today unveiled its SurfacePad folio for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. SurfacePad, made of premium leather, is the perfect, lightweight way to protect your iPhone without adding a bulky case to the device. The SurfacePad is not just a pretty cover, though. Inside, it features two card slots…

iPhone 6 NFC could be used for more than Apple Pay in the near future

The NFC technology included in Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus might be used for more than Apple Pay in the near future. The Near Field Communication hardware inside the latest iPhones is currently limited to Apple’s mobile payment system, but the company is actively seeking to expand its utility into areas such as public transit tickets and building…

Tech21 Classic Tactical review: Minimalistic yet rugged

It’s the age old problem — I want my expensive new iPhone to be well protected, but I don’t want to make the beautiful, thin and light device feel like a brick. Ok, maybe it’s not an age old problem, but it is certainly a modern-day conundrum. Nevertheless, the Classic Tactical from Tech21 aims to be the iPhone case to solve such issues. It’s a…