Tag Archive: iPhone


iPhone 6s enters ultimate stress test against UFC fighter

We can all remember the first time an errant roundhouse kick shattered our brand new iPhone. But how well does Apple’s cutting-edge iPhone 6s fare when put through the wringer by real-life UFC middleweight fighter Luke Rockhold? The result of that wacky premise is one of the stranger iPhone stress-test videos I’ve seen this year — […]

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Apple lowers its iPhone 6s orders for the holiday quarter

The iPhone 6s smashed records in its first weekend on sale, selling a massive 13 million handsets in just three days. However, integrated circuit makers in Apple’s supply chain are complaining that Apple is reportedly lowering its number of orders for this year’s holiday season. Apple is said to have ordered between 75-80 million iPhone […]

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The magic that makes iPhone 6s so water-resistant

No, it’s not a collective delusion — the iPhone 6s really is more water-resistant than its predecessors. In a new teardown carried out by our friends at iFixit, the iPhone 6s was found to include a gasket-style “mystery adhesive” around the handset display, specially designed to keep water out. As iFixit noted: “Apple takes this […]

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iPhone 6s availability map shows some interesting gaps

Apple’s new iPhone 6s is poised to take most of the world by storm — and the rest by mail. The company claims that its latest gadget, which had its initial launch on Friday, should be available in 130 countries by the end of the year, and our survey of regional Apple home pages gives […]

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Apple rakes in $513 for each iPhone 6s Plus it sells

According to analysis from research firm IHS Technology, the iPhone 6s Plus costs Apple an estimated $ 236 to make — but nets the company an impressive $ 749 when it goes on sale. That’s $ 513 markup per handset, if you’re keeping track at home. It’s worth noting that IHS’s figures don’t take into account other Apple […]

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Handy map shows how iPhone 6s will conquer the world

Apple is already looking ahead to how the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will take over the world, according to our survey of individual countries’ region-specific Apple sites. If you don’t live in one of the first 11 countries that received the new phones on Friday, you may not have long to wait, as our […]

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4 iPhone 6s cases to show off your love for rose gold

It seems iPhone 6s customers are having a love affair with the new rose gold color option. Numerous reports indicate that it’s the most popular color choice for this year’s iPhone release. It’s all shiny and new as soon as you get it, but ten minutes later you realize you’re probably in the market for […]

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Handy map shows how iPhone 6s will conquer the world

Apple is already looking ahead to how the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will take over the world, according to our survey of individual countries’ region-specific Apple sites. If you don’t live in one of the first 11 countries that received the new phones on Friday, you may not have long to wait, as our […]

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Virtual reality on your iPhone is just a Shot away

For all that is written about Virtual Reality, most of us have never donned that funky headset to experience it. The sensation behind the VR viewer might be cool, but it remains to be seen if the hardware will find its way into every home. The founders of a startup company called Shot might have […]

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Scam victim finds the s in iPhone 6s stands for ‘sugar’

What kind of person hands over $ 750 for two new iPhone 6s handsets from a person they’ve just met on the street? Apparently the kind of person who’s then surprised that the bag supposedly carrying his new iPhones instead contains a large bag of sugar, that’s who! The unnamed “victim” in this particular scam was […]

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