Tag Archives: iPhone

My 5 favorite iOS 8 Notification Center widgets

With iOS 8, Apple has brought hundreds of new features to its mobile operating system. One such feature that has proven popular with power-users already is the addition of widgets. Rather than confusing the home screen grid with moving widgets and live tiles, Apple has opted to stow them away in Notification Center. While this might not please everyone,…

iPhone 6 Plus put through extreme torture tests

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have only been on sale little over a week and have only been in customers’ hands since last Friday, September 19. However, not all of the lucky people who lined up and managed to get their hands on one of the 10 million iPhones sold over the weekend have used the device to its full potential. Instead, some have decided to…

Apple: Record breaking 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sales

Apple today announced that it has sold 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units. This figure includes the 4 million pre-orders previously announced. The new iPhone models went on sale on Friday, September 19, to long lines around the world. This year, in particular, it seemed iPhones were both highly desirable and limited in supply with many…

Every iPhone model compared in side-by-side speed test video

An interesting video emerged over the weekend showing side-by-side speed comparisons featuring all 10 models of iPhone. YouTuber EverythingApplePro ran various tests simultaneously on the iPhones, including the original iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus. The clip, embedded…

iPhone 6 A8 chip made by TSMC, not Samsung

After the very public spats between the two companies, it is hardly surprising that Apple has chosen to replace Samsung as the provider of its chips to power iPhones. Following yesterday’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus teardowns by iFixit, Chipworks has confirmed that the A8 processor found in the new models is manufactured by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing…

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus go on sale to long lines around the world

Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hit retail store shelves and, like every year, queues of expectant customers lined the streets in order to be the first to get their hands on one. This year, given the huge updates to the iPhone lineup, the lines were longer than most in recent memory. Sales kicked off at 8am local time across the globe, with thousands of…

iPhone 6 first impressions and comparison images

iPhone 6 is here and I, like many others across the world, got up early to ensure I got my hands on one. (Well, I actually got up early to ensure I got my hands on one during my 8-9am reservation slot). All around the globe, people are getting the chance to hold and test out the iPhone 6 for the first time and garner their first impressions of the…

iPhone 6 unboxing in pictures [Gallery]

The iPhone 6 is finally here! After months of rumors, reports, speculation, leaks and general chatter, the new 4.7-inch iPhone is finally upon us. I was lucky enough to get my hands on a Space Gray iPhone 6 this morning thanks to Apple’s in-store reservation program here in the UK (not going to lie, it felt great to walk past the hoards of people in…