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Topic: iPhone

Apple's A8 SoC likely carrying new 6-core PowerVR GPU, clocked at 1.4GHz with 1GB RAM

09/15/2014, 10:09 am

Apple boasts of massive performance improvements in its latest A-series processor -- up to 84x over the first-generation iPhone -- and the company is thought to have achieved those gains by moving to a new 6-core GPU design alongside a slightly redesigned application processor, data suggests.

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Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus reach record 4 million preorders in first day

09/15/2014, 08:09 am

Apple's 2014 smartphone lineup is already off to a record start, with 4 million preorders taken for both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in their first 24 hours of availability, leading up to this Friday's launch.

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Samsung calls Apple's iPhone 6 Plus a Galaxy Note imitation in new ad

09/15/2014, 01:09 am

In a new commercial released on Saturday, Samsung expectedly calls Apple a copycat for releasing a larger-screened iPhone, specifically the iPhone 6 Plus, saying the new handset comes three years after the Galaxy Note introduced the "phablet" form factor.

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iPhone trade-in roundup: Apple, Amazon, Best Buy, BuyBack World, Gazelle, NextWorth, uSell, Target & Walmart

09/13/2014, 01:09 pm

Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are now officially available for pre-order, but buyers still need to decide what to do with their old device. As in years past, AppleInsider takes a look at nearly a dozen big-name buyback services and retailers looking to attract your iPhone trade-ins over the next several weeks. [Updated Pricing, Offers]

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iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus preorder delivery dates slip as AT&T sees biggest-ever pre-sale launch

09/13/2014, 01:09 am

Exactly one day after preorders for went live, demand for Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus remains high, as evidenced by continued slips in shipping estimates and the announcement of a record-breaking preorder launch from AT&T.

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Apple's iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus use H.265 codec for FaceTime over cellular

09/12/2014, 09:09 pm

While Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have drawn attention for their new form factors and flashy Retina HD displays, the handsets boast substantial under-the-hood advancements, including support for the highly efficient H.265 video codec.

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'We're sorry:' Apple experiences numerous iPhone 6 preorder problems from crushing demand

09/12/2014, 01:09 pm

Just like every previous iPhone launch, Friday's kickoff for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus preorders was marred by a series of glitches, issues and errors that left a number of customers frustrated with Apple and its carrier partners' inability to keep up with overwhelming demand.

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AT&T to support Wi-Fi calling for Apple's iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus in 2015

09/12/2014, 01:09 pm

While T-Mobile will be the only U.S. carrier to support Wi-Fi calling on Apple's new iPhone 6 series handsets at launch, it will not remain alone for long as market leader AT&T announced that it will roll out the technology on its own network next year.

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Overnight preorders of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus set new record for Apple

09/12/2014, 12:09 pm

Apple on Friday revealed that preorders for its 2014 iPhone lineup, which have only been available for less than 12 hours, reached a new overnight record, setting the stage for what could become its biggest-ever launch weekend once the devices become available Sept. 19.

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UnionPay partnering to bring Apple Pay to China with iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus

09/12/2014, 09:09 am

Though the Apple Pay system will debut initially in the U.S. alone in October, Apple reportedly has plans in place to begin expand its mobile wallet service internationally to China through partner China UnionPay Co.

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Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus now available for preorder [ux2]

09/12/2014, 04:09 am

Apple and its partner wireless carriers on Friday initiated preorders for the latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets, though the purchase process was a harrowing experience for customers who saw persistent issues with the Online Apple Store.

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Online Apple Store down ahead of iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus preorders

09/12/2014, 12:09 am

Apple's online store was taken down Thursday night as the company braced for what is expected to be a flood of preorders for its recently-announced next-generation handsets, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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Apple Pay nets favorable transaction fees from banks, denied support from Walmart and Best Buy

09/11/2014, 11:09 pm

A detailed look at Apple's new Apple Pay mobile and online payments solution reveals the reasoning behind decisions from credit card issuing banks to not only adopt the service, but offer low per-transaction fees.

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Apple's capacious iPhone 6 models to drive higher sustained ASPs, analyst says

09/11/2014, 07:09 pm

Based on unlocked iPhone price checks, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster believes Apple's latest handsets will see higher sustained ASPs thanks to upgraded storage capacities and the new top-end iPhone 6 Plus model.

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iPhone 6: First impressions after using Apple's "bigger than bigger" phone

09/11/2014, 06:09 pm

Apple's eighth iPhone event introduced two new larger-screened, larger-capacity new phones, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, along with a continuation two of the world's top selling models, iPhone 5c and 5s, now at a reduced price.

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Apple to offer in-store iPhone 6 pickups for online preorders

09/11/2014, 05:09 pm

Departing from its usual product launch operations, Apple will have iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models waiting at brick-and-mortar stores on Sept. 19 for customers placing preorders online.

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With new cameras, Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are a boon for mobile photographers

09/11/2014, 03:09 pm

With the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple added numerous features designed to make life better for users. Photographers are no exception, getting goodies like phase detection autofocus and optical image stabilization --†AppleInsider took a look at all of the imaging upgrades coming to the next-generation handsets.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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