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Topic: iPhone 6

Three more lawfirms join class action over 'touch disease' affecting iPhone 6

10/09/2016, 07:10 pm

An additional three lawfirms are now participating in a class action suit first launched in August, which accused Apple of failing to acknowledge or do free repairs for a so-called "touch disease" affecting some owners of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.


New lawsuit accuses Apple of turning blind eye to 'touch disease' on iPhone 6 & 6 Plus

08/29/2016, 03:08 pm

A new class action lawsuit against Apple claims that the company has been aware of the so-called "touch disease" on 2014 iPhones for some time, and unfairly refused to repair affected devices at no cost.


Sources: iPhone 6 series 'touch disease' now accounting for about 11% of Apple Store repairs

08/26/2016, 02:08 pm

Exclusive AppleInsider research points to about 11 percent of an Apple Store's daily iPhone service traffic to be related to the so-called "touch disease" problem, eclipsing all other individual issues dealt with by retail personnel on a day-to-day basis.


Touch controllers on iPhone 6, 6 Plus failing in specific way for some users

08/23/2016, 03:08 pm

A handful of users of the Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are reporting manifestation of display aberrations and inconsistent touch functionality -- and a screen replacement doesn't fix the problem.


Chinese firm that had iPhone 6 sales suspended in Beijing 'barely exists,' investigation finds

06/22/2016, 02:06 pm

Shenzhen Baili -- the company that recently won a Chinese patent ruling over the iPhone 6 -- is now a shadow of its former self, a report said on Wednesday.


Chinese bureau finds Apple copying smartphone patents with iPhone 6 design

06/17/2016, 09:06 am

The design of Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is too similar to the 100C phone by Shenzhen Baili, and violates that company's patents, the Beijing Intellectual Property Office ruled on Friday.


Apple unable to repair iPhone of teen lost at sea

05/12/2016, 01:05 am

A team of Apple engineers worked "around the clock" to return missing Florida teen Austin Stephanos' iPhone back to working order after it was submerged in sea water for some eight months, but on Wednesday the device was deemed unrepairable.


Android remains king of crashes, once again seeing more device failures than Apple's iPhone

05/11/2016, 10:05 am

Android phones continued to see the most devices failures in the first quarter of 2016, although the gap with iPhones shrunk hugely quarter-to-quarter, according to a research study published on Wednesday.


Apple 'seems willing' to help repair, access iPhone of teen lost at sea

04/25/2016, 11:04 pm

Eight months after two Florida teenagers disappeared on a fishing trip in 2015, an iPhone recovered from the pair's recently discovered boat might yield answers as to their fate. And Apple is reportedly willing to help.


iPhone SE vs. iPhone 6: How Apple's cheaper, more powerful phone shakes things up

04/17/2016, 05:04 am

Although they're still on sale, and potentially tempting, there's really no reason you should be buying an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus in early 2016 -- even if you're not interested in the iPhone SE.


FBI agrees to help crack iPhone 6 and iPod tied to Arkansas murder trial, but method unknown

03/30/2016, 09:03 pm

The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday agreed to assist prosecutors in unlocking an iPhone 6 and iPod linked to an Arkansas murder trial, but whether the agency is is leveraging its newfound iPhone exploit is unclear. in cases beyond San Bernardino.


Winners of AppleInsider's iPhone 6/6s Smart Battery Case giveaway announced [Paul, William L., Laura S., Mitch W. and Walter M.]

03/08/2016, 12:03 pm

AppleInsider would like to congratulate the winners of our latest giveaway, Paul, William L., Laura S., Mitch W. and Walter M., each of whom snagged one of Apple's new iPhone 6/6s Smart Battery Case in the color of their choosing.


Apple acknowledges 'Error 53' glitch, says it's part of Touch ID security [u]

02/05/2016, 01:02 pm

Apple on Friday publicly acknowledged an unusual "Error 53" message, triggered by updating an iPhone 6 to iOS 9 or later after having the phone's Touch ID sensor fixed by an unofficial technician. [Updated]


Apple stock closes first negative year since 2008, but Wall Street upbeat

12/31/2015, 06:12 pm

Despite record-breaking quarterly earnings and continued market growth in the face of withering industry headwinds, Apple stock closed out 2015 down for first time since 2008, though analysts remain positive on the company's near-future prospects.


New PayFinders app for locating Apple Pay merchants reports 750% increase in users in two days

12/27/2015, 06:12 pm

A new app designed to crowdsource an interactive map of businesses that accept Apple Pay just reported adding 12,673 new merchants in North America, 95 percent of them being small businesses. In parallel, its developer reported that the new app's users have increased an incredible 750 percent over the past two days, indicating a lot of interest in Apple Pay.


Review: Gamevice Lightning-connected gaming controller for iPhone is unique, too expensive

12/24/2015, 09:12 am

With a clever Lightning-connected design and solid construction, we're mostly impressed by the Gamevice gaming controller for iPhone. But with a $100 price tag, a risk of not fitting future iPhone models, and broken controller forwarding support from Apple in iOS, we feel it's an extremely niche device.


First look: Gamevice is a unique, collapsible, Lightning-connected iPhone game controller

12/20/2015, 05:12 am

Gamevice is the first Lightning-connected controller case we've tested for Apple's larger iPhones, fitting both the iPhone 6 and 6s series, as well as the larger Plus variants. It accomplishes this with a unique, collapsible design that helps it stand out from other options on the market.


Review: Apple Smart Battery Case for iPhone 6 & 6s

12/12/2015, 11:12 am

Apple's Smart Battery Case will certainly get the job done, but it includes some baffling design decisions, and just isn't a great value compared to third-party products.


First look: Apple's lightweight 3.6oz Smart Battery Case for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6

12/08/2015, 03:12 pm

Coming as a surprising hardware launch on Tuesday, the new Apple Smart Battery Case is a compelling new option for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s users looking to get more uptime out of their handset. AppleInsider offers a closer look at the new $99 accessory.


Lightning-connected Gamevice gaming controller for iPhone debuts in Apple Stores

12/08/2015, 10:12 am

iOS gamers have a new hardware controller option now available at Apple's retail and online stores: Gamevice, an attachable and collapsible gamepad that's compatible with the iPhone 6 and 6s, as well as the larger 6 Plus and 6s Plus.