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Topic: iPhone

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Top iOS ad blocker Crystal lets advertisers pay to bypass restrictions

09/24/2015, 05:09 pm

Crystal -- currently the most popular ad-blocker on the iOS App Store -- is allowing advertisers who pay for the privilege to bypass the app's filters, a report said on Thursday.


Google Keep comes to iOS, Pixelmator 2.1 adds support for iPad multitasking & 8K images

09/24/2015, 04:09 pm

Google officially brought its Keep notetaking platform to iOS on Thursday, while the Pixelmator Team updated its namesake iOS image editor with features like full multitasking on the iPad.


Rose gold iPhone 6s models said to represent as much as 40% of preorders

09/24/2015, 02:09 pm

Though it is only one of four colors available, the new rose gold iPhone 6s is said to be the most popular option for preorders, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities.


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.


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.


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.


Questionable rumor claims Apple's next-gen 'A10' processor could switch to six cores

09/23/2015, 05:09 pm

Apple's next-generation mobile processor may be called the A10 and leap ahead to a six-core architecture, according to a rumor from Chinese microblogging site Weibo.


Pebble Time Round smartwatch moves to circular, thin design with two-day battery life

09/23/2015, 03:09 pm

Pebble on Wednesday opened up preorders for the Pebble Time Round, a new smartwatch model that not only changes to a circular face but shrinks the size of the Time to make it extremely thin and light.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Sports Illustrated lands pre-release iPhone 6s Plus to capture SF Giants

09/22/2015, 03:09 am

Apple's latest iPhone 6s family isn't slated to reach the public until Friday, but Sports Illustrated obtained an early access 6s Plus to shoot a preview of high resolution shots at San Francisco Giants baseball games at AT&T Park.


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.