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Topic: iPhone

Both Samsung and TSMC confirmed as Apple A9 SoC manufacturers, Samsung version 10% smaller

09/28/2015, 05:09 pm

It appears Apple divvied out orders for its A9 system-on-chip design, deployed in the latest iPhone 6s and 6s Plus handsets, to both Samsung and TSMC, though Samsung's version boasts a significantly smaller footprint thanks to advanced fabrication technologies.


iPhone 6s, 6s Plus will ship to Russia, Ireland, Spain & 37 more countries Oct. 9

09/28/2015, 08:09 am

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will ship to a further 40 countries and territories starting on Oct. 9, followed by additional rollouts on Oct. 10 and Oct. 16, Apple said on Monday.


Apple sells blockbuster 13 million iPhone 6s, 6s Plus units in launch weekend

09/28/2015, 08:09 am

Apple's new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are off to a record breaking start, selling more than 13 million units in their first three days of availability, the company announced on Monday.


Reported iOS 9 compass/gyroscope bug affects iPhone 6s augmented reality apps [u]

09/28/2015, 01:09 am

A potential bug discovered in Apple's latest iOS 9 release appears to be impacting certain apps running on iPhone 6s that tap into compass and gyroscope data, in some cases affecting key assets that render some features unusable.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.