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Topic: iPhone 6S

Siri security flaw on iPhone 6s & 6s Plus grants access to Contacts and Photos without passcode

04/04/2016, 07:04 pm

A newly discovered Siri search handling bug allows nefarious users to bypass passcode protected lock screens on iPhone 6s and 6s Plus handsets, granting easy access to Contacts and Photos data. The vulnerability is likely applicable only to a subset of devices, however.

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Apple's iPhone shipments 'likely' to fall below 200M in 2016, insider says

04/04/2016, 08:04 am

With lower-than-expected demand for the iPhone 6s, a soft iPhone SE launch, and dual-camera designs from competitors expected to beat the 'iPhone 7 Plus' to market, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes iPhone shipments could fall below 200 million units this year.

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Buy now or wait? Apple's new iPhone SE vs. the rumored 'iPhone 7'

03/30/2016, 11:03 am

It's one of the most common questions any prospective smartphone buyer asks: Should I buy now, or wait? The launch of the iPhone SE -- an uncharacteristic-for-Apple mid-cycle upgrade -- makes the answer slightly more complex this year.

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Apple's iPhone SE vs. iPhone 6s: Does price outweigh size?

03/29/2016, 12:03 pm

Featuring a 4-inch Retina display and starting price of $399, the newly unveiled Apple iPhone SE is noticeably smaller and cheaper than the 4.7-inch iPhone 6s. However, despite obvious differences in size, there are a great deal of similarities under the hood between the two. Here's a closer look at how well the iPhone SE competes with its big brother based on price, hardware and intended use.

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Why Apple is announcing a new 4-inch 'iPhone SE' in March

03/19/2016, 11:03 am

For Apple, 2016 is already shaping up to be an unprecedented year, with the company set to launch an entirely new iPhone model earlier than ever. Here are a few key reasons why this is a wise move.

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Imagination Technologies says cost & job cuts linked to slower iPhone sales

03/17/2016, 09:03 am

Imagination Technologies, the British firm responsible for the graphics technology in Apple's iOS devices, on Thursday announced job cuts among other cost-cutting measures, hoping to stem a downturn it linked partly to slowing iPhone shipments.

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Apple enlists help of Cookie Monster to highlight 'Hey Siri' in new iPhone 6s ad

03/16/2016, 08:03 pm

Apple on Wednesday shared a new iPhone 6s ad starring Sesame Street's Cookie Monster and focusing on "Hey Siri," a new hands-free control function introduced last year.

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Winners of AppleInsider's iPhone 6/6s Smart Battery Case giveaway announced [Paul, William L., Laura S., Mitch W. and Walter M.]

03/08/2016, 12:03 pm

AppleInsider would like to congratulate the winners of our latest giveaway, Paul, William L., Laura S., Mitch W. and Walter M., each of whom snagged one of Apple's new iPhone 6/6s Smart Battery Case in the color of their choosing.

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Apple focuses on 3D Touch, Live Photos in latest iPhone 6s ads

02/17/2016, 08:02 pm

Apple on Wednesday released a pair of iPhone commercials touting the time-saving benefits of 3D Touch and the new Live Photos image format, two features exclusive to the company's latest generation iPhone 6s handsets.

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'Bon Appetit' photographers shot all of March issue on Apple's iPhone

02/16/2016, 04:02 pm

Showcasing the power of the most popular camera in the world, professional photographers for Bon Appetit shot the food magazine's latest issue entirely with Apple's iPhone, with the publication calling it "the hippest pocket camera around."

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Munster: iPhone to return to growth in 2016 despite macroeconomic worries

01/26/2016, 11:01 pm

Explaining Tuesday's earnings call, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster said Apple's repeated allusions to macroeconomic headwinds might have "spooked" investors despite a better than expected guide on iPhone, but the analyst sees light at the end of the tunnel.

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Rising iPhone ASP in Q1 hints at healthy iPhone 6s sales

01/26/2016, 05:01 pm

In first quarter financial results announced on Tuesday, Apple's average selling price (ASP) for the iPhone rose to $690.50, suggesting a fairly healthy demand for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus which launched in September.

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Data suggests Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program has moved 250K units

01/22/2016, 02:01 pm

New data from Citizen's Financial Group suggests Apple's loan partner has financed some 250,000 iPhones through the newly launched iPhone Upgrade Program, according to calculations from investment firm Piper Jaffray.

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Apple promises fix for iPhone 6s, 6s Plus not displaying accurate battery data

01/16/2016, 08:01 pm

In a new support document, Apple has acknowledged a problem in which an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus may not show the right battery percentage as power drains.

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Samsung working to copy iPhone 6s Live Photos feature for next Galaxy S7

01/15/2016, 05:01 pm

Samsung hopes to maintain its "lead by following" style of innovation for this year's Galaxy S7 launch by copying the Live Photos feature Apple developed for iPhone 6s, but the planned feature may not be done in time for the flagship's launch.

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Inside iOS 9.3: Apple's native apps gain new 3D Touch shortcuts on iPhone 6s

01/12/2016, 09:01 am

The upcoming release of iOS 9.3 will bring new 3D Touch shortcuts to Apple's built-in apps on the iPhone 6s, most notably giving users the ability to quickly update App Store installs, or access battery or Wi-Fi settings.

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Piper Jaffray lowers March iPhone estimates to 55M, sees return to growth in fall 2016

01/12/2016, 12:01 am

Ahead of Apple's upcoming quarterly earnings report, investment firm Piper Jaffray lowered iPhone shipment estimates to 55 million units for the current quarter, but maintains AAPL is the year's top stock pick.

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This week on AppleInsider: 'iPhone 7' rumors, iPhone 6s production cuts, stock market troubles & more

01/09/2016, 02:01 pm

News stepped to a fast pace at the beginning of 2016, with numerous rumors about the iPhone 7, and worries about Apple's stock price and the prospects for iPhone 6s sales.

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Core Apple manufacturer Foxconn sees December revenues down 20 percent

01/08/2016, 10:01 am

Apple's primary assembly partner, Hon Hai -- better known as Foxconn -- saw its revenues drop approximately 20 percent in December, on top of missing full-year sales predictions from analysts.

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Real world iPhone 6s adoption data contradicts Apple supplier channel check rumors

01/07/2016, 02:01 pm

The product mix of iPhone models in Apple's real world installed base of users shows smooth adoption of iPhone 6s models and no evidence of a decline in demand that would require unexpected production cuts. This publicly available data severely undercuts the supply chain rumors supporting a narrative of "Peak iPhone" and reactionary order slashing.

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