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Topic: iPhone 6

Apple may fix aging battery issues, prevent random shutdowns by slowing down iPhones

12/11/2017, 12:12 pm

It appears that some iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s family devices may see slower processing speeds as a result of a battery that has reached the end of its operational life, with some users getting a speed-up upon replacement -- but the slow-down and consequent speed-up isn't universal, and there may be other factors at work.

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Apple iPhone dominates Flickr's year in review as top brand, largest camera supplier

12/07/2017, 11:12 am

The iPhone dominates all other manufacturers and devices on Flickr's annual year in review roundup, with all of the service's top 10 devices in use occupied by various iPhone models.

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Users continue to experience sluggishness, battery life problems in iOS 11 after multiple updates

10/25/2017, 11:10 am

Problems with battery life and instability proliferate on social media and Apple support forums after the launch of iOS 11, but have persisted through three sub-point updates, don't seem to have a common cause, or are easily rectifiable.

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LTE Apple Watch Series 3 boosts minimum required device to iPhone 6 for initial setup [u]

09/13/2017, 11:09 am

The Apple Watch Series 3 adds LTE but at a cost to older iPhone owners -- the iPhone 5s won't be able to set up or communicate with the device at all.

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iPhone 7 & 7 Plus seen edging out iPhone 6s lineup in US to become Apple's most-used models

08/03/2017, 04:08 pm

Just ahead of an anticipated "iPhone 8" and "iPhone 7s/7s Plus" reveal, newly-published research shows Apple's iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are the most used iPhone models in the U.S. with a 34 percent of the install base.

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Smuggler busted with 102 Apple iPhones by Shenzhen, China customs officials

07/18/2017, 11:07 am

A woman has been arrested in mainland China for smuggling 42 pounds of contraband into the country from Hong Kong, including 102 iPhones and fifteen high-end watches.

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Analyst sees 'iPhone 8' super cycle falling just short of 2016 iPhone 6 sales heights

07/11/2017, 10:07 am

One analyst firm has broken from the pack, and is cautioning investors that it fears that the "iPhone 8" so-called "supercycle" may be overblown, and that the sales for fiscal year 2018 will fall just short of those lofty heights.

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Spanish media claims iPhone 6 with Secure Enclave unlocked by Cellebrite in course of investigation

07/06/2017, 01:07 pm

Media reports are claiming that an iPhone 6 that was dredged out of the water in Spain has been unlocked by Cellebrite, and if accurate would be the first publicized report of Apple's Secure Enclave having been penetrated by third party hacking tools.

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EE commences sales of new 32GB iPhone 6 model in United Kingdom

05/24/2017, 11:05 am

The re-released iPhone 6 with 32 gigabytes of storage has surfaced again in a new country, with the smartphone going on sale in the United Kingdom for the first time with its unusual capacity through carrier EE, suggesting the device's relatively unannounced sales are not being confined to just emerging markets.

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Chinese court overturns patent ruling, enabling continued iPhone 6 sales by Apple

03/25/2017, 06:03 pm

The Intellectual Property Court in Beijing has overturned a ruling that found Apple violated a patent belonging to a Chinese tech firm, Shenzhen Baili -- and in the process, removed the threat of a city-wide ban on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sales.

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Deals: 32GB Apple TV for $129 ($20 off); iPhone case blowout from $2.99; 13" MacBook Pro for $1,349 ($150 off)

03/23/2017, 02:03 pm

Apple deals are rolling in this week with instant discounts on 4th gen 32GB Apple TVs ($20 off) and 13-inch MacBook Pros with function keys ($150 off). B&H is also slashing prices on iPhone 6/6s/Plus cases with free shipping and prices starting at $2.99. Quantities are limited, though.

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Apple to start Indian iPhone manufacturing within next two months

03/23/2017, 09:03 am

Apple's Indian manufacturing will finally begin within the next 4 to 6 weeks at a Wistron plant in Bangalore -- and more ambitious plans are already being hatched.

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Apple's revival of iPhone 6 with 32GB storage continues with sales in Belarus

03/16/2017, 10:03 am

The re-release of the iPhone 6 with 32 gigabytes of storage is expanding into another territory, after launches in India, China, and Taiwan in recent months, with a premium reseller offering the unusual-capacity handset to customers in Belarus beginning next week.

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Amazon begins selling iPhone 6 with 32GB storage in India

03/06/2017, 10:03 am

A version of the iPhone 6 that includes 32 gigabytes of storage has resurfaced in another country, with Amazon exclusively selling the smartphone in India from Monday, following similar sales in China and Taiwan offering the device with the new storage capacity.

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Taiwan Mobile opens preorders for limited release of gold iPhone 6 with 32GB storage

03/03/2017, 10:03 am

Taiwan Mobile has started to accept pre-orders for a limited-edition release of the iPhone 6, with the Taiwanese carrier offering the gold version to customers on March 10 with 32 gigabytes of storage, a capacity that Apple hasn't offered in western markets.

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Apple's iOS 10.2.1 addresses unexpected iPhone 6, 6s shutdowns

02/23/2017, 07:02 pm

Apple on Thursday revealed an iOS point update that was released a month ago includes a bug fix for an issue causing iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus and 6s Plus device owners to experience unexpected shutdowns.

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Apple, ad agency sued over voice sample used in iPhone 6 TV commercial

01/25/2017, 03:01 pm

The lead singer of '70s a capella group The Persuasions is suing Apple for using a song by Jamie xx in an iPhone 6 TV commercial, claiming the ad violates his "right of publicity" due to the track containing a sample of his voice.

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Apple denies imminent iPhone 6 battery exchange program in the works

01/17/2017, 10:01 am

After rumors circulated claiming that the iPhone 6 family will be the next recipient of a battery exchange program, AppleInsider has been told that the report is incorrect, as there is apparently no justification for a wide program to fix issues.

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Apple asks Beijing court to lift iPhone 6 sales ban, reverse patent infringement ruling

12/08/2016, 02:12 am

Apple on Wednesday appeared in Chinese court to defend its iPhone 6 from patent infringement charges leveled by now insolvent tech firm Shenzhen Baili, arguing that the Beijing Intellectual Property Office defied legal convention in its decision to ban sales of the device.

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Shanghai consumer agency reports spontaneous iPhone 6 fires, Apple refutes claim

12/06/2016, 03:12 pm

With a battery repair program already in place, Apple is under more fire from consumer protection agencies in Shanghai, with eight claims of iPhone 6 fires -- but Apple blames external damage for the problem after inspection of the afflicted devices.

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