As he has done in years past, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook was on-hand at his local Apple Store in Palo Alto, Calif., on Friday to help kick off sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as take pictures and joke around with fans [updated with more pics].
Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are making their way into consumers' hands today, and one of the first tasks for iPhone owners will be moving their content to their new device. AppleInsider walks you through the process of backing up and restoring data using iCloud and iTunes.
The first stage of Apple's worldwide iPhone 6 rollout is nearly complete and launch day seems to have been successful, with huge lines forming at Apple Stores in nine countries from Australia to the United States [updated with video].
Apple's latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are most obviously larger than previous models. However, the new phones aren't just bigger, they're also thinner and have a rounded edge that makes them feel less bulky than other phones with big screens.
Coming just hours after Apple launched the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on Friday, repair firms and blogs are already performing teardowns of the two handsets to reveal major component redesigns and layout tweaks necessitated by a super-thin form factor.
Following up on a press release issued alongside the initial introduction of Apple Pay, Citibank and Wells Fargo have both started emailing customers with a "coming soon" introduction to the new mobile payment feature associated with iPhone 6.
Australia kicked off worldwide sales of Apple's new iPhone on Friday local time, with brick-and-mortar Apple Stores seeing extremely long lines mirroring expectedly high demand for the next-gen handsets.
Photographer Austin Mann on Wednesday posted an in-depth look at the camera hardware and software suite offered with Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, taking the handsets to Iceland in a shootout against last year's iPhone 5s.
Following the somewhat surprising news that Apple's next-generation iPhones would not launch in China — now one of the company's most important markets — on the same day as their global release, a report from the Asian nation's state-run media confirms that the devices are still awaiting regulatory approval.
Despite much wishful thinking on the part of enthusiasts and even members of the tech press, full sapphire screen covers were never in the cards for Apple's iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, a new report reveals.
As preorders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus continue to pour in to the Online Apple Store, partner manufacturer Foxconn is reportedly having trouble keeping up with incredibly high demand despite reaching record output levels.
As expected, reviews for Apple's new iPhone lineup hit the Web on Tuesday, with most assessments being largely positive on hardware — especially the 6 Plus' battery life— but giving the nod to iOS 8 for keeping the handsets ahead of the competition.
With Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus seeing wide release later this week, the company on Tuesday published a reference guide aimed at helping Android device owners migrate content to the new handsets.
With 4 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units presold in their first 24 hours of availability, investors on Wall Street are increasingly optimistic about the success of Apple's next-generation handsets, with predictions for the upcoming holiday edging higher to 60 million sales in a single quarter.
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.
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.
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.
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]
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.