5 huge changes iPhone 6 owners will have to adapt to
Are you ready for Apple's upcoming iPhone 6 and iPhone phablet? Are you sure about that?
Apple will unveil the iPhone 6 in a week during a special media event that has already been confirmed by the company, but that doesn’t mean the iPhone 6 leaks have stopped. In fact, after Feld & Volk last week released a video showing a fully assembled 4.7-inch iPhone 6 model (with help of the available alleged iPhone 6 components that can already be found in the wild), YouTube channel Rozetked has posted an even longer video showing a similarly assembled iPhone 6 unit, complete with commentary. More →
It’s almost time to breathe a big sigh of relief, Apple fans — we’re now exactly a week away from seeing Apple unveil what very well may be the most hotly anticipated iPhone models the company has ever built. Consumers have been clamoring for years for iPhones with significantly larger displays, and in 2014 it looks like they’ll finally get what they want. Apple is expected to unveil two new iPhone models that will launch this fall, a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and an even bigger 5.5-inch iPhone phablet.
As much as people have been looking forward to new iPhones with larger displays, however, there are some big adjustments that will have to be made and we’re not entirely certain that everyone has considered them. More →
Hacking into iCloud and swiping nude photos of various celebrities isn’t a one-night operation — it apparently takes months of planning. The Daily Mail notices that a man who has claimed responsibility for this week’s big iCloud photo heist has posted details about how long it took to supposedly pull off the hack. The man, who is now apparently being investigated by the FBI, apparently headed up a group of hackers who were collectively responsible for the theft. More →
Google has traditionally dropped the ball when it comes to timely releasing Nexus device accessories, but this might change once the HTC Nexus 9 is launched. Echoing reports that suggested the upcoming high-end Nexus tablet might get a variety of case accessories, including a keyboard folio, Android Police has discovered more details about the device’s brand-new keyboard accessory. More →
Personal data from various celebrities – nude photos and videos allegedly belonging to many well-known personalities from various entertainment businesses – have been stolen by a hacker or group of hackers and posted online a few days ago, an event known online as “the Fappening.” While some celebrities denied the leaked pictures, others confirmed their existence, and it looks like both Apple – whose iCloud service might have been somehow compromised in this particular hack – and the FBI are investigating the matter, The Register reports. More →
Microsoft is back at making fun of Apple products in a new TV ad that stars Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana, the two voice-activated virtual assistants available on iOS and Windows Phone, respectively. In the new commercial, Microsoft is actually using the verbal duel between the two assistants to promote the HTC One (M8) for Windows – a recently released high-end handset – by comparing it to Apple’s existing flagship handset, the iPhone 5s. More →
The band members of Spinal Tap always talked about “the fine line between stupid and clever,” and that’s about all we can think of while watching this latest Ice Bucket Challenge video produced by chemist Muhammad Qureshi, who decided to one-up everyone else who has taken the challenge so far by pouring liquid nitrogen all over his head. More →
The success of the PlayStation 4 in the international market has been well-documented, but that doesn’t mean Sony’s latest home console is without its own unique flaws. In our review last fall, we noted that the app stream on the dashboard was going to become problematic as the PS4’s library began to expand, yet Sony still hasn’t found a way to address the issue in any of its recent updates. In the meantime, the company plans to distract us with dashboard themes. More →
One of the most anticipated next-gen titles of the holiday season is already out… but just not on the platforms we want it. Rockstar Games announced at E3 2014 that Grand Theft Auto V would be making the transition to the PS4, Xbox One and PC this fall, but three months later, we haven’t heard or seen any new signs of the highly anticipated port. Rumors began to spread that GTA V might be delayed, but Rockstar wants to ensure fans that the game is still on track. More →
Beats headphones aren’t exactly beloved in the audiophile community and yet Dr. Dre’s company still gets away with charging an obscene $300 per pair for its Beats Studio Headphones. Why? A new MKBHD video that went viral over the weekend does a nice job of breaking things down: Basically, Beats can get away with charging so much more for its headphones thanks to the magic of branding. More →
Kickstarter has become a wonderful way to watch hilariously deluded people fail to achieve their completely ridiculous dreams. Thanks to the dedicated crew at Reddit’s /r/shittykickstarters community, we’ve found for more incredible anti-gems for you to check out that will hopefully never find enough suckers to get successfully funded. More →
After numerous reports revealed that the Motorola Shamu is actually the next Nexus smartphone, and that the Nexus 6 smartphone may be quietly released as the Nexus X later this year, Phone Arena has discovered even more proof that Motorola is indeed working on such a device. More →
In light of this weekend’s massive celebrity photo leak, mobile security is bound to be a major topic of discussion in the weeks to come. How can we keep our private data safe if actors and actresses whose lives often revolve around keeping things private are this vulnerable? With the amount of information we store on our phones, in our email, in cloud storage, we’re always going to be at risk, but there are ways that hackers can get private data from us without accessing any of our devices. More →