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Apple is replacing the cameras on some iPhone 6 Plus handsets

Folk who bought an iPhone 6 Plus between September 2015 and January of this year might be eligible for a free rear camera replacement. Some handsets sold in the period have been found to contain a potentially faulty component in the camera, resulting in sometimes blurry photos. Those who reckon …

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Netflix rolls out 1080p streaming on iPhone 6 Plus

An iPhone 6 Plus specific version of the Netflix app is now available on the App Store. The chief feature is full 1080p video streaming, although the app will also mirror some others such as Apple’s own email app in making use of the smartphone’s extended screen real estate to …

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Apple ups iPhone 6 Plus manufacturing due to stronger than expected demand

The ratio of iPhone 6 Plus to iPhone 6 manufacturing has been shifted in favour of the former, a report claims. Digitimes says that Apple has enjoyed greater than expected demand for its super-sized iPhone and has a result shifted some of the resource previously dedicated to the iPhone 6 …

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iOS 8.0.2 fixes mobile reception and Touch ID bug

Apple has released a new iPhone firmware update that addresses the bugs introduced in its first revision. The 8.0.1 update released earlier this week caused significant problems with mobile reception and Touch ID, forcing some users to fiddle with a workaround to revert their handsets back to 8.0. The now …

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Apple says only nine iPhone 6 Plus owners have complained of bent handsets

Incidents of iPhone 6 Plus handsets being bent in normal use are extremely rare”, Apple has said. Addressing the #Bendgate controversy for the first time, Apple insists that it took several steps to prevent handset bending during the design of the device, including the use of steel and titanium inserts …

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iOS 8.0.1 update breaks iPhone 6 reception and Touch ID

Apple has pulled its latest iOS 8.0.1 update after the software broke two key iPhone features. The iterative software update borked Touch ID across many handsets that support it – the iPhone 5S and both iPhone 6s. More worrying it also left some iPhone 6 users unable to connect to …

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‘Smartphones are not designed to be put in your pocket’

The controversy surrounding Apple’s allegedly bendy iPhone 6 Plus is unfounded due to the design of modern smartphones. That’s according to analyst Chris Green who has made the shock claim to the BBC that modern phones don’t belong in pockets at all. "This is not an issue that Apple – …

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iPhone 6 Plus versus iPhone 6 – $100 more to buy, $16 more to produce

The price disparity between Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is not representative of the extra costs incurred in its manufacture. That’s according to a new IHS report, which claims that despite costing $100 more to buy in the US (and 80 more in the UK) it only …

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iPhone 6 Plus users complain of bent handsets

It isn’t an Apple launch without some sort of alleged hardware fault storm. Following in the footsteps of the famous #AntennaGate back in 2010, a new controversy that is increasingly being referred to as #BendGate is seeing users complaining of their iPhone 6 Plus handsets being bent by tight pockets. …

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The iPhone 6 is Apple’s sturdiest smartphone yet

SquareTrade has subjected Apple’s new iPhone 6 to a range of stress tests and found that the device is Apple’s sturdiest ever handset. In the video below the smartphone was subjected to a range of tests designed to mimic the hazards experienced in day-to-day life – including water resistance, the …

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