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Topic: iPhone 6S

The best 3D Touch-enabled apps available for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

09/25/2015, 07:09 pm

Apple released its latest and greatest iPhone on Friday with an all-new pressure-sensitive 3D Touch input system that introduces novel user interactions like "peek and pop," Quick Actions, added gesture control and more. To help get new iPhone 6s owners started, we put together a list of the best apps that take advantage of the handset's unique capabilities.

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Tips: How to adjust 3D Touch sensitivity on your new iPhone 6s & 6s Plus

09/25/2015, 04:09 pm

Apple's new pressure sensitive 3D Touch can be adjusted for sensitivity, allowing users to require more or less force to invoke the input method. Here's how you can customize it to your liking.

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Apple Inc A9 chip cores in iPhone 6s and 6s Plus deliver a processor punch to Samsung, Qualcomm

09/25/2015, 03:09 pm

Preliminary testing of Apple's latest A-series mobile Application Processor shows that it brings a big jump in general CPU performance over last year's already speedy A8. It also advances Apple's lead in proprietary ARM core design performance over Samsung and Qualcomm.

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iPhone 6s launch day scenes from Apple Stores around the world

09/25/2015, 10:09 am

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus rolled out to 12 regions around the world on Friday, and was greeted by large crowds at Apple Stores in cities like New York, Toronto, and Beijing.

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First take video: 3D Touch adds new depth in navigation for iPhone 6s, 6s Plus

09/25/2015, 07:09 am

It's been eight years since the original iPhone introduced its fully finger-driven, capacitative multitouch interface, completely erasing the market for button, trackball and stylus-driven phones. This year, Apple is enhancing its iPhone multitouch with the new depth afforded by pressure sensitive 3D Touch technology.

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First take video: Faster Touch ID on iPhone 6s, 6s Plus makes login & Apple Pay virtually instantaneous

09/25/2015, 05:09 am

While Apple's first-generation Touch ID fingerprint reader was already fast when it debuted two years ago on iPhone 5s, this year's update speeds up the sensor so there's virtually no delay at all.

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First take video: Front facing Retina Flash on the new iPhone 6s, 6s Plus helps light up your selfies

09/24/2015, 11:09 pm

One of the new features introduced with iPhone 6s and 6s Plus is Retina Flash, which intelligently illuminates the display to serve as a flash for selfies. AppleInsider went hands-on to see if the tech comes close to iPhone's rear-facing True Tone flash.

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First iPhone 6s bend test shows off nearly unbendable 7000 series aluminum

09/24/2015, 11:09 pm

It seems Apple's decision to craft iPhone 6s out of 7000 series aluminum paid off, as a new video from Australia demonstrates the device can withstand what appears to be a significant amount of stress without bending.

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First iPhone 6s teardown reveals smaller battery, tightly packed components [u]

09/24/2015, 09:09 pm

Hours after Apple's iPhone 6s and 6s Plus went on sale in launch countries New Zealand and Australia, the team at iFixit tore into the new device to reveal an expectedly smaller battery and a slightly reworked internal layout.

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Verizon jumps on annual iPhone upgrade bandwagon with new trade-in offer

09/24/2015, 08:09 pm

Following the announcement of new iPhone upgrade incentives this week, first by T-Mobile then Sprint, America's largest wireless carrier Verizon debuted its own yearly upgrade path on Thursday, saying it offers benefits over lease-type plans.

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iPhone 6s, 6s Plus make official debut in New Zealand and Australia

09/24/2015, 06:09 pm

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus went on sale in New Zealand and Australia early Friday morning, simultaneously marking the products' official launch worldwide.

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Sprint vies with T-Mobile by launching $1-per-month iPhone 6s offer

09/24/2015, 02:09 pm

In an attempt to outdo T-Mobile, Sprint on Thursday announced its own discounted lease plan for the iPhone 6s, costing as little as $1 per month for a 16-gigabyte model.

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Apple issues second iOS 9.1 public beta, launches iPhone 6s iOS 9.0.1 update

09/24/2015, 01:09 pm

Apple on Thursday provided public beta testers with their second build of iOS 9.1, and also launched the iOS 9.0.1 update tailored for the soon-to-debut iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.

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Australian shopper lines up for iPhone 6s with iPad-based telepresence robot

09/24/2015, 12:09 pm

An Australian woman is using an iPad-equipped telepresence robot in Sydney to remotely secure her place in line for Apple's Friday launch of the highly anticipated iPhone 6s.

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China's fake Apple Stores alive and well, look to profit on iPhone 6s launch

09/23/2015, 06:09 pm

Thanks to lax copyright enforcement policies, growing demand for all things Apple and a lack of official retail channels, China's fake Apple Stores are experiencing a resurgence on the back of iPhone 6s preorders.

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T-Mobile CEO says iPhone 6s preorders up 30 percent over iPhone 6

09/23/2015, 09:09 am

T-Mobile USA has so far seen preorders for the iPhone 6s rise 30 percent higher than those for the iPhone 6 last year, according to CEO John Legere.

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T-Mobile trade-in plan offers iPhone 6s from $5 per month

09/22/2015, 08:09 pm

Three days ahead of Apple's big iPhone launch, T-Mobile CEO John Legere announced a promotional payment plan that presents upgrade customers with an opportunity to own a new iPhone 6s for as little as $5 per month.

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Pope visit might delay iPhone 6s preorder deliveries in NYC, Apple says

09/22/2015, 07:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday sent out emails to an unknown number of customers living in New York City, warning them that their iPhone 6s preorders might not arrive on time due to "traffic restrictions" thought to be associated with the Pope's visit to the city this Friday.

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Early reviews of iPhone 6s & 6s Plus praise cameras & 3D Touch, fret over battery life & storage

09/22/2015, 12:09 pm

Early reviews of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus posted on Tuesday were generally positive, agreeing that they're some of the best smartphones on the market, even if owners of Apple's 2014 models can safely wait until next year.

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Customer receives rose gold iPhone 6s days before launch

09/22/2015, 12:09 am

An early iPhone 6s preorder customer got a surprise on Monday when her brand new rose gold handset unexpectedly arrived at her doorstep days ahead of Apple's official public launch, currently scheduled for Friday.

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