Topic: iPhone 6
10/11/2014, 05:10 pm
The largest pharmacy chain in the U.S., Walgreens, has allegedly sent out an internal corporate memo asking employees to prepare for the launch of the iPhone 6-based Apple Pay service next Saturday, Oct. 18.
10/10/2014, 06:10 pm
Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus officially went up for preorder in China Friday morning and initial reports say the country's top three wireless carriers accepted one million orders in the first six hours of availability.
10/10/2014, 09:10 am
The debut of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus wasn't just a boon for Apple's bottom line, as accessory makers also benefitted greatly from the debut of the new, larger iPhone models, according to the latest data from the NPD Group.
After incorrect report on Apple's use of sapphire on iPhone 6, WSJ claims Apple changed plans last minute
10/07/2014, 07:10 pm
Less than two months ago, Daisuke Wakabayashi of the Wall Street Journal reported that Apple was "betting $700 million" on a plan to use sapphire screens on its upcoming iPhones. After being proven wrong, the writer now claims that Apple radically reversed its plans just weeks before the new devices went on sale.
10/07/2014, 06:10 pm
As new information about GT Advanced Technologies' dire financial straits slowly comes to light, a report on Tuesday claims Apple held back a $139 million loan installment from its partner sapphire supplier for unknown reasons, possibly leading to the firm's filing for Chapter 11 protection.
GT Advanced CEO faces scrutiny for selling stock ahead of Apple's sapphire-less iPhone 6 announcement
10/07/2014, 01:10 pm
The day before Apple announced the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with glass screen covers, the CEO of GT Advanced Technologies sold $160,000 worth of his now-struggling company's stock, shares of which subsequently tanked due to the lack of a sapphire cover on the latest iPhones.
10/07/2014, 09:10 am
Though Apple Pay isn't even available to consumers yet, investment firm Morgan Stanley expects that Apple's mobile wallet service will become the industry standard and help drive wider adoption of NFC-based payment systems.
10/06/2014, 07:10 pm
A purported Apple iPhone 6 prototype put up for auction on eBay last week is currently commanding a high bid of more than $100,000 with a little under three days left to go.
10/06/2014, 01:10 pm
Colorful T-Mobile chief John Legere called demand for Apple's new iPhone 6 "unbelievable" during a recent interview, later hinting that the scrappy fourth-place wireless carrier may have profited from the launch more than any other.
10/04/2014, 05:10 pm
While boasting an "Octa Core" Application Processor option and an extremely high resolution display, Samsung's new Galaxy Note 4 falls flat in running GPU intensive apps and games--particularly in comparison to Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.
10/02/2014, 08:10 pm
True to form, Samsung on Thursday released a commercial touting the new Galaxy Note 4 phablet by capitalizing on negative reports criticizing Apple's latest iPhone 6 models for being too "bendy."
10/02/2014, 03:10 am
News outlets in mainland China are reporting that initial reservations for Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models across retailers and the nation's three mobile carriers have reached the two million mark.
10/01/2014, 07:10 am
While many new Android flagships sport hardware specifications that appear competitive with recent iPhones, top rated iPhone games remain conspicuously missing from Google Play, a problem that Apple's new Metal API and 64-bit Application Processors threaten to only make worse going forward, despite Android's lead in unit shipments overall.
09/30/2014, 11:09 am
Bigger iPhone 6 screens are likely to result in a bigger upgrade cycle for Apple, in the eyes of Evercore Partners, which increased its price target to $125 on Tuesday and advised investors to buy in.
09/30/2014, 02:09 am
With 2.1 million pixels, the Retina HD resolution of iPhone 6 Plus demands a lot more GPU performance than either iPhone 6 or iPhone 5s to render 2D and 3D graphics at its native resolution, resulting in benchmarks with--in some cases--lower frames per second rendering results in native resolution GPU tests.
09/29/2014, 10:09 pm
Apple's latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones will hit the important Chinese market on Oct. 10, as the country's regulatory agency in charge of communications issued a license to start devices sales Tuesday local time.
09/28/2014, 01:09 pm
With its latest 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone models, Apple is for the first time launching two new smartphone form factors simultaneously, broadening the usual upgrade cycle choices beyond storage capacity and color. It also makes deciding that much more difficult.
09/27/2014, 05:09 pm
Reports from the People's Republic of China indicate that Apple is preparing to introduce iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on October 10, following final approval from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
09/27/2014, 09:09 am
The jump from the iPhone 5 series's 4-inch form factor to the 4.7-inch display on the iPhone 6 is a big change that might not appeal to everyone. Thankfully, Apple offers a 14-day return policy, and still continues to sell the 4-inch iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, for those who might find themselves with an oversized case of buyers' remorse.
09/27/2014, 02:09 am
Bloggers who invent and inflate "controversies" and "scandals" for Apple are increasingly achieving the opposite of what they are setting out to do.