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Topic: iPhone 6

Even before launch, Apple Pay the 'player to beat' in mobile payments, Morgan Stanley says

10/07/2014, 09:10 am

Though Apple Pay isn't even available to consumers yet, investment firm Morgan Stanley expects that Apple's mobile wallet service will become the industry standard and help drive wider adoption of NFC-based payment systems.

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Supposed iPhone 6 prototype going for more than $100K on eBay

10/06/2014, 07:10 pm

A purported Apple iPhone 6 prototype put up for auction on eBay last week is currently commanding a high bid of more than $100,000 with a little under three days left to go.

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T-Mobile CEO John Legere says iPhone 6 demand 'unbelievable,' not affected by bogus 'bendgate'

10/06/2014, 01:10 pm

Colorful T-Mobile chief John Legere called demand for Apple's new iPhone 6 "unbelievable" during a recent interview, later hinting that the scrappy fourth-place wireless carrier may have profited from the launch more than any other.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 delivers poor graphics performance vs. Apple iPhone 6 Plus

10/04/2014, 05:10 pm

While boasting an "Octa Core" Application Processor option and an extremely high resolution display, Samsung's new Galaxy Note 4 falls flat in running GPU intensive apps and games--particularly in comparison to Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.

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Deals: 25% off Otterbox iPhone 6 cases, $799 & $899 MacBook Airs, $100-$400 off 2014 MacBook Pros

10/04/2014, 01:10 pm

Discount coupons for an extra 3% off all MacBooks are joined for a few days by $25% off coupons on Otterbox iPhone 6 cases. Meanwhile, the $799 (11-inch) and $899 (13-inch) MacBook Airs have returned in a price match sale that students can use to their advantage to snag the same models for $699 & $799 at Best Buy.

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Samsung riffs on iPhone 6 'Bendgate' woes in new Galaxy Note 4 ad

10/02/2014, 08:10 pm

True to form, Samsung on Thursday released a commercial touting the new Galaxy Note 4 phablet by capitalizing on negative reports criticizing Apple's latest iPhone 6 models for being too "bendy."

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Reservations for Apple's iPhone 6, 6 Plus in China reportedly hit 2 million in first 6 hours

10/02/2014, 03:10 am

News outlets in mainland China are reporting that initial reservations for Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models across retailers and the nation's three mobile carriers have reached the two million mark.

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Horsepower of Apple's A8 & iPhone 6 extend iOS's gaming lead over Android's Google Play

10/01/2014, 07:10 am

While many new Android flagships sport hardware specifications that appear competitive with recent iPhones, top rated iPhone games remain conspicuously missing from Google Play, a problem that Apple's new Metal API and 64-bit Application Processors threaten to only make worse going forward, despite Android's lead in unit shipments overall.

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Evercore raises Apple price target to $125, sees bigger iPhones leading to bigger sales

09/30/2014, 11:09 am

Bigger iPhone 6 screens are likely to result in a bigger upgrade cycle for Apple, in the eyes of Evercore Partners, which increased its price target to $125 on Tuesday and advised investors to buy in.

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Despite faster A8, higher pixel count of iPhone 6 Plus drives lower FPS benchmarks

09/30/2014, 02:09 am

With 2.1 million pixels, the Retina HD resolution of iPhone 6 Plus demands a lot more GPU performance than either iPhone 6 or iPhone 5s to render 2D and 3D graphics at its native resolution, resulting in benchmarks with--in some cases--lower frames per second rendering results in native resolution GPU tests.

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Apple's iPhone 6 to arrive in China on Oct. 17 after receiving regulatory license [u]

09/29/2014, 10:09 pm

Apple's latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones will hit the important Chinese market on Oct. 10, as the country's regulatory agency in charge of communications issued a license to start devices sales Tuesday local time.

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Going big: a review of Apple's new 4.7" iPhone 6 vs. the 5.5" iPhone 6 Plus

09/28/2014, 01:09 pm

With its latest 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone models, Apple is for the first time launching two new smartphone form factors simultaneously, broadening the usual upgrade cycle choices beyond storage capacity and color. It also makes deciding that much more difficult.

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Apple expected to begin selling iPhone 6 in China on October 10

09/27/2014, 05:09 pm

Reports from the People's Republic of China indicate that Apple is preparing to introduce iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on October 10, following final approval from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

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Adapting to change: a review of Apple's larger 4.7-inch iPhone 6 vs. the smaller 4-inch iPhone 5s

09/27/2014, 09:09 am

The jump from the iPhone 5 series's 4-inch form factor to the 4.7-inch display on the iPhone 6 is a big change that might not appeal to everyone. Thankfully, Apple offers a 14-day return policy, and still continues to sell the 4-inch iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, for those who might find themselves with an oversized case of buyers' remorse.

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After Apple Inc. dodged the iPhone 6 Plus BendGate bullet, detractors wounded by ricochet

09/27/2014, 02:09 am

Bloggers who invent and inflate "controversies" and "scandals" for Apple are increasingly achieving the opposite of what they are setting out to do.

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Consumer Reports test shows iPhone 6 Plus less 'bendy' than iPhone 6, suggests 'Bendgate' may be overblown

09/26/2014, 10:09 pm

Adding its voice to the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus "Bendgate" debate, Consumer Reports on Friday released results of a scientific test showing the handsets may not be as "bendy" as some claim.

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BMO sees Apple selling 189M iPhones & 12M Watches in fiscal 2015, raises target to $110

09/26/2014, 10:09 am

With high hopes for the newly released iPhone 6, BMO Capital Markets has increased its price target for Apple stock to $110 with a recommendation that investors buy in ahead of a big 2015.

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Apple extends iPhone 6 and 6 Plus rollout to 22 new countries

09/26/2014, 01:09 am

Following Apple's record-breaking iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch last week that resulted in stock-outs at many worldwide Apple Stores, the company will open sales of its latest handsets to an additional 22 countries on Friday.

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Apple quality control manager responsible for iOS 8.0.1 also tied to Maps app debacle

09/25/2014, 08:09 pm

According to a new report, the quality assurance manager in charge of Apple's buggy iOS 8.0.1 update was also leading a team accountable for the much maligned Maps app launched with iOS 6 two years ago.

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Apple takes press on tour of iPhone test facility to address 'Bend-gate' [updated with video]

09/25/2014, 06:09 pm

Shortly after releasing a statement regarding iPhone 6 Plus bending issues, Apple on Thursday invited journalists to take a tour of its normally off-limits "torture test" building, where the latest models are exposed to a battery of durability assessments.

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