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Topic: iPhone

Rounding up some of the newest cases for Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

09/20/2014, 09:09 am

Apple's decision to move to an all-new --and larger --form factor for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus means that buyers will once again be in the market for new cases. AppleInsider rounded up a selection of compatible cases from the usual suspects as well as some new entrants.

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Support for Verizon's VoLTE 'HD Voice' and video calls confirmed for iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus

09/19/2014, 11:09 pm

A few days after Verizon launched its first-generation voice over LTE (VoLTE) system in the U.S., dubbed Advanced Calling 1.0, it was confirmed on Friday that Apple's latest iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models support the carrier's suite of services, including HD voice and video calling.

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Out-of-warranty repairs for iPhone 6 runs up to $299, iPhone 6 Plus up to $399

09/19/2014, 08:09 pm

Apple on Friday updated its repairs webpage to reflect current pricing for the iPhone models released today, revealing out-of-warranty fixes could cost up to $299 for the iPhone 6 and up to $329 for the 6 Plus.

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TSMC confirmed as manufacturer of Apple's 20nm A8 processor

09/19/2014, 07:09 pm

According to a report on Friday, Apple's latest 64-bit A8 system-on-a-chip, currently powering the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, is built by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., not longtime partner Samsung.

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Tim Cook unlocks the doors at Apple's Palo Alto store to kick off iPhone 6 sales

09/19/2014, 01:09 pm

As he has done in years past, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook was on-hand at his local Apple Store in Palo Alto, Calif., on Friday to help kick off sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as take pictures and joke around with fans [updated with more pics].

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How to back up your data and move it to your new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus

09/19/2014, 12:09 pm

Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are making their way into consumers' hands today, and one of the first tasks for iPhone owners will be moving their content to their new device. AppleInsider walks you through the process of backing up and restoring data using iCloud and iTunes.

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iPhone 6 launch day scenes from Apple Stores around the world

09/19/2014, 09:09 am

The first stage of Apple's worldwide iPhone 6 rollout is nearly complete and launch day seems to have been successful, with huge lines forming at Apple Stores in nine countries from Australia to the United States [updated with video].

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Hands on: unboxing and sizing up Apple's new iPhone 6 & 6 Plus

09/19/2014, 03:09 am

Apple's latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are most obviously larger than previous models. However, the new phones aren't just bigger, they're also thinner and have a rounded edge that makes them feel less bulky than other phones with big screens.

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First iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus teardowns reveal high-capacity batteries, reworked innards

09/18/2014, 09:09 pm

Coming just hours after Apple launched the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on Friday, repair firms and blogs are already performing teardowns of the two handsets to reveal major component redesigns and layout tweaks necessitated by a super-thin form factor.

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Citibank, Wells Fargo sending its customers an introduction to iPhone 6, Apple Pay

09/18/2014, 09:09 pm

Following up on a press release issued alongside the initial introduction of Apple Pay, Citibank and Wells Fargo have both started emailing customers with a "coming soon" introduction to the new mobile payment feature associated with iPhone 6.

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Australian Apple Stores met with long lines as worldwide iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sales begin, Angela Ahrendts on hand [u]

09/18/2014, 07:09 pm

Australia kicked off worldwide sales of Apple's new iPhone on Friday local time, with brick-and-mortar Apple Stores seeing extremely long lines mirroring expectedly high demand for the next-gen handsets.

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Photographer takes iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to Iceland, details major enhancements over iPhone 5s

09/18/2014, 05:09 pm

Photographer Austin Mann on Wednesday posted an in-depth look at the camera hardware and software suite offered with Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, taking the handsets to Iceland in a shootout against last year's iPhone 5s.

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Apple's iPhone 6 & 6 Plus gain radio certification in China, but release date still uncertain

09/18/2014, 09:09 am

Following the somewhat surprising news that Apple's next-generation iPhones would not launch in China --now one of the company's most important markets --on the same day as their global release, a report from the Asian nation's state-run media confirms that the devices are still awaiting regulatory approval.

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Apple opens Touch ID to third-party applications with iOS 8

09/17/2014, 12:09 pm

iPhone security and convenience have both been greatly enhanced by Apple's iOS 8, giving third-party developers the ability for the first time to utilize the secure Touch ID fingerprint sensor.

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Despite record output, Foxconn unable to keep up with massive iPhone 6 demand

09/17/2014, 06:09 am

As preorders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus continue to pour in to the Online Apple Store, partner manufacturer Foxconn is reportedly having trouble keeping up with incredibly high demand despite reaching record output levels.

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Review roundup: Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus running iOS 8

09/16/2014, 09:09 pm

As expected, reviews for Apple's new iPhone lineup hit the Web on Tuesday, with most assessments being largely positive on hardware -- especially the 6 Plus' battery life-- but giving the nod to iOS 8 for keeping the handsets ahead of the competition.

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Apple's new Watch, Apple Pay and iPhone 6 met with nervous mocking by competitors

09/16/2014, 07:09 pm

Every new product Apple unveiled last week has ignited vocal, public derision from a series of threatened competitors, including Samsung, luxury watch maker LVMH and PayPal. However, their attempts to direct attention away from Apple may likely backfire, just like earlier attempts to demonize Siri, Maps, iCloud and Touch ID.

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Apple details content migration from Android to iOS in new support document

09/16/2014, 04:09 pm

With Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus seeing wide release later this week, the company on Tuesday published a reference guide aimed at helping Android device owners migrate content to the new handsets.

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Apple's A8 SoC likely carrying new 6-core PowerVR GPU, clocked at 1.4GHz with 1GB RAM

09/15/2014, 10:09 am

Apple boasts of massive performance improvements in its latest A-series processor -- up to 84x over the first-generation iPhone -- and the company is thought to have achieved those gains by moving to a new 6-core GPU design alongside a slightly redesigned application processor, data suggests.

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Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus reach record 4 million preorders in first day

09/15/2014, 08:09 am

Apple's 2014 smartphone lineup is already off to a record start, with 4 million preorders taken for both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in their first 24 hours of availability, leading up to this Friday's launch.

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