Free Apple TV with every heavily discounted MacBook+AppleCare bundle: Apple Price Guides updated Dec 18th (exclusive coupons)

Topic: iPhone

Samsung smartphone trade-in requests surge in wake of Apple's iPhone 6 announcements

09/11/2014, 02:09 pm

The unveiling of Apple's iPhone 6 handsets has unsurprisingly fueled a flood of trade-in requests from previous-generation iPhone owners lured by the new devices' larger displays and bonus features. But they're not the only ones preparing to make the jump -- many owners of smartphones from Apple's chief rival Samsung are also eager to upgrade their experience.

82 comments

How to back up and prepare your old iPhone for sale or trade-in ahead of Apple's iPhone 6 launch

09/11/2014, 08:09 am

With preorders for Apple's next-generation iPhone beginning tonight, AppleInsider takes a look at the precautions iPhone owners planning to sell or trade their old handset for a brand-new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus need to take before divesting themselves of their passť device.

18 comments

Apple to reportedly miss internal launch target for Chinese iPhone 6

09/10/2014, 05:09 pm

According to a report on Wednesday, Apple intended to debut the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in the important Chinese market on Sept. 9, but those plans have been delayed as the company awaits regulatory approval for the new handsets.

15 comments

T-Mobile announces 'Wi-Fi Unleashed,' promises Wi-Fi calling on all new handsets

09/10/2014, 05:09 pm

At a special media event on Wednesday, T-Mobile announced its latest "Un-carrier" initiative in "Wi-Fi Unleashed," which has the company promising Wi-Fi call and text support with every new phone sold.

20 comments

Everything you need to know about preordering your new iPhone 6 & selecting a model

09/10/2014, 03:09 pm

With two new iPhone models at two different screen sizes launching later this month, preordering the iPhone 6 may be the most difficult decision yet for Apple fans. AppleInsider is here to help with a breakdown of options before preorders begin on Friday, Sept. 12.

88 comments

Apple to collect swipe fees from banks for Apple Pay transactions - report

09/10/2014, 10:09 am

Apple's new Apple Pay system has the potential to become a huge revenue driver, as the iPhone maker has reportedly reached agreements with its partner banks to take a cut of the revenue earned from so-called "swipe fees" when consumers make purchases through the platform.

229 comments

Printable iPhone 6 pre-order picker can help you choose the right size model

09/10/2014, 09:09 am

If you weren't among the chosen few who got to handle Apple's new iPhones at the company's special event Tuesday, blindly choosing the right size iPhone 6 to pre-order later this week could prove stressful. But a new printable iPhone pre-order picker may offer a helping hand.

134 comments

Discover in talks to join Apple Pay, Swift goes GM at version 1.0

09/10/2014, 09:09 am

Apple might soon have all four major U.S. card issuers on board with its new Apple Pay service, as Discover confirmed on Tuesday that the firm is in talks to sign on. Meanwhile, Apple's new Swift programming language has hit version 1.0 as iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite near release.

49 comments

How Apple made the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus ready for one-handed use

09/09/2014, 09:09 pm

Rumors were confirmed on Tuesday when Apple launched the new iPhone lineup, with the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus landing squarely in "phablet" territory. But the company included some special user interface tweaks to make the added real estate manageable.

47 comments

Sprint to launch new 'iPhone for Life' rental option and special subscription plan

09/09/2014, 07:09 pm

U.S. wireless carrier Sprint on Tuesday announced a new iPhone hardware rental plan dubbed "iPhone for Life," in which customers pay a flat monthly fee to "rent" Apple's device rather than buy it outright.

15 comments

Reminder: Gazelle's extended iPhone price lock ends today, lock in a 45-day cash offer before midnight

09/09/2014, 04:09 pm

Readers looking to sell their old iPhone to help pay for a new iPhone 6 have until midnight to take advantage of Gazelle's extended price lock, which lets you lock in a cash offer for your old iPhones that's good for 45 days, meaning you won't be required to send it in for another month and a half. [Updated to note expiration of Gazelle's extended price lock promo]

11 comments

First look: Hands-on with the new iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus, featuring Apple Pay and Reachability

09/09/2014, 04:09 pm

Apple has gone big with its latest smartphones, with two new models set to launch on Sept. 19 sized at 4.7 inches for the iPhone 6, and 5.5 inches for the iPhone 6 Plus. Following their unveiling on Tuesday, AppleInsider went hands-on with the new iPhones to test out new features like the Apple Pay mobile wallet service and Reachability for easier one-handed use.

93 comments

NextWorth says iPhone 6 to double trade-in volumes in 2014, offers $20 cash bonus

09/09/2014, 03:09 pm

Major design changes to Apple's new iPhone 6 lineup introduced Tuesday are expected to trigger a more than twofold increase in the number of consumers trading in old iPhones for cash this year, according to NextWorth (which is also offering AI readers an additional $20 cash bonus coupon on recent models).

1 comments

'Apple Pay' is a Touch ID-based mobile wallet included with iPhone 6, rolls out in October

09/09/2014, 01:09 pm

Apple will enter the mobile payment space in a big way with this month's launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, both of which will ship with integrated near-field communications technology to allow secure wireless payments through a service called Apple Pay.

69 comments

Apple ditches 32GB capacity for iPhone 6, offers storage sizes of 16, 64 & 128GB starting at $199

09/09/2014, 01:09 pm

Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will offer users more storage than ever before, topping out at a whopping 128 gigabytes of space on high-end models of its two new handsets.

49 comments

Apple announces 4.7" iPhone 6 and 5.5" iPhone 6 Plus: New design, A8 CPU, Retina HD display

09/09/2014, 01:09 pm

Apple's hotly anticipated next generation of iPhone was officially unveiled on Tuesday in two different screen sizes of 4.7 and 5.5 inches, both sporting all-new designs and even higher resolution Retina HD displays.

289 comments

Live from Apple's "Wish We Could Say More" iWatch & iPhone 6 Event

09/09/2014, 12:09 pm

Join us as we join Apple on Sept 9, 2014 for its "Wish We Could Say More" media event, in which the company is widely expected to unveil multiple "iPhone 6" models, preview its so-called "iWatch," and introduce a mobile payment platform backed by the industry's most respected players.

108 comments

AppleInsider introduces new mobile edition designed for iPhone's Safari browser

09/09/2014, 09:09 am

Just in time for what is shaping up to be Apple's biggest keynote in years, AppleInsider introduces a major revamp to its mobile website, bringing fast HTML5 support, new content sections and a powerful redesign inspired by the latest version of Apple's iOS.

70 comments

Alleged 'iPhone 6' benchmark suggests 'A8' CPU has 1GB of RAM, is clocked at 1.4GHz

09/09/2014, 08:09 am

A Chinese user who claims to have gotten their hands on a functioning "iPhone 6" has posted pictures taken with the device's camera, along with benchmarks suggesting that Apple's next-generation "A8" processor will boast a gigabyte of RAM and will run at a speed of 1.4 gigahertz.

79 comments

Apple TV special events channel launches hours ahead of 'iPhone 6' & 'iWatch' event

09/09/2014, 08:09 am

As Apple gears up for what at least one national news channel has called a "historic" announcement, the iPhone maker has re-added its own Special Events channel the Apple TV, providing interested consumers with another avenue for watching the event unfold live.

66 comments