Monday, January 12, 2015
Smartphones existed before Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone on Jan. 9, 2007. But by upending existing technology platforms, application distribution, and carrier business models, he kickstarted a new era of computing whose impact is yet to be fully understood.
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Friday, December 26, 2014
A new report suggests iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users might already be purchasing more data storage. Meanwhile, the Silicon Valley technology giant could be cashing in big.
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Amazon has landed in hot water for carrying iPhone and iPad cases emblazoned with disturbing images of war and Ebola victims that had been ripped off from professional photographers.
The New York Times staff photographer Tyler Hicks says he was shocked to discover that his photo showing a Palestinian man cradling the lifeless body of a boy killed by an Israeli bomb had somehow found its way onto an iPhone cover.
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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Apple released iOS 8.1 today, and with it comes the ability to use Apple Pay on the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus. We decided to try it out by going to two nearby businesses that already accept Apple’s NFC-powered mobile payments: Walgreens and McDonald’s.
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Record-setting iPhone sales helped Apple ring up sterling results on Monday, crushing analysts’ estimates. The company said its fiscal fourth-quarter revenue jumped 12% to $42.1 billion from the same quarter a year ago.
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Friday, October 10, 2014
I’ve had my new iPhone 6 Plus a few days now, and I’m sure my experience is far from unique, but what the what. I ordered online, and I ordered the black/grey in 64GB, which from what I’ve been reading seems like a fairly typical choice.
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Wednesday, October 01, 2014
In my attempt to purchase a Contract Free/ FACTORY UNLOCKED iPhone all I have wound up with is a bunch of confusion. Here’s how the story goes. I checked on this Extensively today.
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Your pants aren’t happy about the new iPhone 6 Plus. Along with Samsung’s mammoth Galaxy phones, Apple’s phablet mega-sized phone is starting to look like the future of mobile tech.
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
When reports first surfaced that the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were susceptible to bending after a just a few days of everyday use, it looked as if Apple had a major problem on its hands. Tech blogs and Apple haters were quick to seize on the flaw, coining the term BendGate.
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Saturday, September 27, 2014
Cracked, bent, dented, drowned — all kinds of bad stuff can happen to an iPhone. The expense from that can add up: damaged iPhones have cost Americans $10.7 billion since 2007, according to SquareTrade, a provider of insurance for personal tech. In the last two years alone, consumers have spent $4.8 billion on iPhone repairs and replacements.
Read more www.nbcnews.com
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Readers, a friendly heads up: No matter what you see or hear on the Internet, don’t cook your iPhone in the microwave. Pranksters associated with the notorious message board site 4chan created some slick-but-fake promotional materials for the so-called “Apple Wave,” described as a new feature for the iPhone 6 that allows users to charge their battery by heating it like a TV dinner.
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Sunday, September 21, 2014
When Verizon launched its “Advanced Calling 1.0” feature earlier this month (read: voice over LTE), it only worked with two phones: The Samsung Galaxy S5 and the LG G2. Now the company can add the iPhone to that list, well, at least the iPhone 6.
Read more www.engadget.com
A filmmaker documents the wait, the switch and the payout — plus a bit of NYPD rough stuff. Anybody who has stood in line waiting to buy a new iPhone knows the score: Many, if not most, of your fellow line sitters are paid to be there.
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Saturday, September 20, 2014
Last week I decided to test the most secretive, hotly anticipated smartphones on earth in a place where there was no danger of them being recognized or damaged or both: Disneyland. Both my wife and I are Disneyphiles of sorts, and visit a dozen times a year or more. I have an appreciation for it because my daughter loves to go, but also because of how carefully the place is planned, constructed and run. Disneyland is the Apple of theme parks.
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Monday, September 15, 2014
Hordes of people lucky enough to have secured pre-orders for the first iPhone 6 shipments are now flogging their prizes on eBay in a bid to rake in more than $1000 in profits. Pre-orders for Apple’s latest flagship smartphone opened at 5pm AEST on Friday.
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Saturday, September 13, 2014
Apple’s new iPhones went up for pre-order this morning, and for those who stayed up late to get their order in, it turned out to be a very long night. The vast majority had to wait until past 12:30 a.m. before the had any joy loading the Apple Online Store, and when it finally went live, many iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus options were “currently unavailable.”
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Thursday, September 11, 2014
Miss Apple’s big presentation on Tuesday? Don’t worry, you can now catch up on one of the most important parts of it with a six-minute video that shows off both the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, Apple’s two large new flagship smartphones.
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Friday, September 05, 2014
On Tuesday, Sept. 9 Apple will unveil the company’s 2014 iPhone lineup. When they do, millions will begin unloading their older handsets, including the iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 5s. How much is your old iPhone worth? That depends on the vendor you choose.
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Not too far from Apple’s Campus 2 project, a temporary structure is rising for the company’s September 9 event, and new aerial shots captured by an amateur photographer using a flying camera drone offer a closer look at the mysterious white box that has generated considerable buzz.
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Saturday, May 17, 2014
Billionaire hedge fund trader Carl Icahn has increased his holdings in Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) by 2.8 million shares - about $1.65 billion, according to a Security and Exchanges Commission filing. The move brings his stake in the company up to a total of 7.5 million shares which, as of this writing, is worth just under $4.5 billion.
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