iWatch Release Date

You won’t be able to buy an iWatch until 2015

By on August 29, 2014 at 12:10 PM.

You won’t be able to buy an iWatch until 2015

It has been all but officially confirmed that Apple will introduce its hotly anticipated wearable device at the press event on September 9th, but you probably won’t be able to get your hands on one until next year. According to Re/code, sources close to Apple say that the iWatch won’t hit the market for at least another few months. More →

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iPhone 6 Rumors: NFC

Even more iPhone 6 reports detail one of its most important features

By on August 29, 2014 at 11:41 AM.

Even more iPhone 6 reports detail one of its most important features

Unlike previous iPhone generations, the iPhone 6 will pack an NFC chip that will offer users access to wireless payments and possibly other neat NFC-related tricks, a feature that has only been available on smartphones running other operating systems so far. After a Wired story on Thursday confirmed the NFC features of the iPhone 6 – something previous components leaks also hinted at before – reports from The Financial Times and well-known insider John Gruber have further detailed Apple’s NFC plans for the iPhone. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

$37 worth of awesome paid iPhone apps you can get for free right now (8 apps total)

$37 worth of awesome paid iPhone apps you can get for free right now (8 apps total)

By on August 29, 2014 at 10:45 AM.

Another week is coming to an end and it’s been a huge one for iPhone and iPad owners looking to save some money on great apps. We’ve shared dozens of apps with you this week that are worth a combined $232, and every single one was available for free. In fact, some apps from Thursday’s post are still free. Now, we’re going to bump this week’s total up to nearly $270 with eight more paid iOS apps you can download right now without paying a cent. More →

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iPhone 6 Rumors: Front Glass Panel

New leak shows high-quality iPhone 6 pictures, featuring front glass panel and case

By on August 29, 2014 at 10:20 AM.

New leak shows high-quality iPhone 6 pictures, featuring front glass panel and case

iPhone 6 components are leaking left and right, with French online publication iPhonote having picked up new images from Weibo that allegedly show the front glass panel and the rear metal shell of the upcoming 4.7-inch new iPhone – earlier on Friday, pictures of the same rear shell and purported A8 chip were also shared online. More →

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iPhone 6 Rumors

New iPhone 6 photo leak shows fully assembled housing… and it’s still ugly

By on August 29, 2014 at 9:05 AM.

New iPhone 6 photo leak shows fully assembled housing… and it’s still ugly

We have good news and we have bad news, Apple fans. The good news is that you’ll soon finally be able to get your hands on an iPhone with a significantly larger display, as Apple has sent out invitations to its big iPhone 6 event set to take place on September 9th. The bad news is that from the looks of things, the new iPhone with a significantly larger display is also going to be significantly uglier than its predecessor. More →

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iPhone 6 Mystery Building

Apple is building a huge, mystereous structure for the iPhone 6 event

By on August 29, 2014 at 8:30 AM.

Apple is building a huge, mystereous structure for the iPhone 6 event

Apple on Thursday officially confirmed what we already knew —that the iPhone 6 fall announcement event will take place on September 9th — by sending out a simple press invitation that featured the date of the event and a cryptic message that read “wish we could say more.” In addition to inviting the media to the highly anticipated iPhone event, Apple has also been doing something else, MacRumors reports, and that’s building some sort of giant structure for the iPhone 6 unveiling. More →

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iPhone 6 Sapphire Display 5.5 Inch

Finding a sapphire iPhone 6 might be easier than you thought

By on August 28, 2014 at 5:00 PM.

Finding a sapphire iPhone 6 might be easier than you thought

It looks like the back-and-forth regarding whether or not there will be sapphire in the iPhone 6 display is going to continue until Apple finally answers the question once and for all on September 9th. 9to5Mac shared an investment note on Wednesday from PTT Research Forensics stock analyst and GTAT investor Matt Margolis in which he claims that every 5.5-inch iPhone 6 will come with a sapphire display, but only high-end 4.7-inch models will get the sapphire treatment. More →

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App Store

Six years in, the mobile app market is already mature

Six years in, the mobile app market is already mature

By on August 28, 2014 at 4:04 PM.

It’s tough to remember an iPhone without third-party apps, but sure enough, the ability to download from the App Store didn’t arrive until iOS 2.0 in the summer of 2008. Though the iPhone 3G wasn’t nearly the global phenomenon that the iPhone brand as a whole is today, it was still quite clear that what Apple had just opened was the modern-day gold rush. Curious users flocked to the App Store on a daily basis — back in my time at Engadget, a few editors even pored through every single app release on a given day to see what was worth downloading. Now, with thousands being published every 24 hours, that same tactic is simply untenable. More →

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Steve Wozniak Interview Apple iWatch

Here’s what Apple has to do to sell Woz on the iWatch

By on August 28, 2014 at 3:45 PM.

Here’s what Apple has to do to sell Woz on the iWatch

Apple cofounder and all around geek legend Steve Wozniak is not a fan of most smartwatches he’s seen so far. In fact, Wozniak revealed earlier this year that he so hated Samsung’s first-generation Galaxy Gear that he decided to sell the device on eBay after less than a day. In a new interview with CNET, the man affectionately known as Woz reveals what he thinks Apple should do to bring get people to buy its first-ever wearable device. More →

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4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Price

Spanish carrier claims Apple will charge more for both the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6

By on August 28, 2014 at 3:03 PM.

Spanish carrier claims Apple will charge more for both the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6

How much are you willing to pay for a bigger iPhone, Apple fans? G for Games directs our attention to a new report out of Spain that claims both the 4.7-inch version and the 5.5-inch version of the iPhone 6 are going to cost more than the iPhone 5s. More →

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iPhone, iPad and iWatch Wireless Charging

Apple has figured out a brilliant way to wirelessly charge iPhones, iPads and iWatches

By on August 28, 2014 at 1:41 PM.

Apple has figured out a brilliant way to wirelessly charge iPhones, iPads and iWatches

Apple is constantly trying to improve the battery performance of its devices, including iPhone, iPad and MacBook, working on various ways to either increase efficiency or provide alternative charging methods. For example, the company has a patent describing ways of intelligently adapting iPhone power consumption to cater to a user’s daily needs, but also at least one patent on charging a device’s battery using solar power.

Now, Patently Apple has discovered a new Apple patent application related to battery charging that describes a brilliant way of wirelessly charging a device without compromising its design. More →

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5.5-inch iPhone 6 Release Date

The iPhone 6 you’re waiting for might not be unveiled on September 9th

By on August 28, 2014 at 1:01 PM.

The iPhone 6 you’re waiting for might not be unveiled on September 9th

Apple is expected to announce its new iPhone 6 models on September 9th during a special media event that’s yet to be confirmed, and that could also bring the introduction of the company’s first smartwatch. But a new report from China says that only one iPhone 6 model will make it to the show. More →

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