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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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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sell 10m in three days

Apple has revealed that it sold over 10m iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets in their first three days of availability. The number is a new record for the company, beating the 9m sales of last year’s iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C across their launch weekend. The pair went …

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4m pre-orders and counting for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have already broken Apple records. The company has said that in their first 24 hours of availability on pre-order over 4m handsets had already been sold – a number that exceeds the initial pre-order supply” and breaks previous Apple records. All of which …

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EA’s Gibeau: iPhone 6 ‘on par with next-gen consoles’

The boss of EA mobile has stated that the tech offered by iPhone 6 is ‘on par’ with that seen in PS4 and Xbox One. "It was a good Christmas morning," he told Games Industry of Apple’s reveal event on Tuesday night. "We got a lot of the gifts we …

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QWOP creator reckons iPhone 6 will lead to poorer mobile games

Apple may have bowed to pressure and upped the size of the screen on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but this may be to the detriment of the games. That’s according to the creator of QWOP Bennett Foddy who told Polygon that there’s a reason why gaming is …

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VIDEO: Just how big are the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus?

If you’re planning on upgrading to the latest iPhone later this month then you’d best be comfortable with holding a bigger handset. While the iPhone 5’s 4-inch screen remains an appealing selling point for many, the market has shifted towards bigger handsets and while Apple has resisted this trend until …

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