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Nexus 6 passes through the FCC, ahead of pre-orders opening on October 29

Since the October 15 Nexus 6 unveiling, Google has been tight-lipped about when exactly the Nexus 6 will be released. Thanks to some recently discovered FCC documents, we now have some new information to help us speculate some more. First reported on Reddit, the FCC filing shows us a Motorola …

Android News

Tim Cook talks Apple Pay, Apple Watch and security on final day in China

On the final day of Tim Cook’s four-day visit to China, he told state news agency <i>Xinhuanet</i> that Apple Pay was top of the list of things the company wanted to take to China.<p>“China is a really key market for us,” said the CEO. “Everything we do, we are going to work it here. Apple Pay is on the top …

Apple Retina 5K iMac Has a Screen That Can Stop Traffic

There is a lot to like about Apple's 27-inch iMac With Retina 5K Display. In addition to having the fastest processor that Apple's ever put in an …

The Best Deals For Trading In Your Old iPad

The updates aren't earth-shattering, but Apple has added some under-the-hood improvements that supposedly enable its newest full-sized iPad run more smoothly.<p>If you're in the market for a new iPad and want to trade in your old one, here's a look at what some of the most popular trade-in venues and …

iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 Now Available for Preorder

Now that the dust has settled from Thursday's (not so magical) iPad event, Apple's latest iterations of the device — the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 — …

Apple enables unique passwords for apps that tap into iCloud

Do you use third-party apps like Outlook that access Apple's iCloud but don't support two-factor authentication? You'll now be forced to enter a specific password for each one. Following a notorious celebrity hack, Apple updated iCloud with an extra security layer used to protect accounts by …

Sorry, you can no longer downgrade from iOS 8 back to iOS 7

If you hate iOS 8 -— whether because it runs like crap on your device, you miss your jailbreak, or because it’s significantly more buggy — you’ve previously had the option to downgrade back to iOS 7.1.2 if you wanted to.<p>But bad news. That ship has sailed. Apple has stopped signing iOS 7.1.2, making …

iOS

Apple iPhone 6 goes on sale around the world

Doors open at Apple stores across the globe as the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hit the shelves.<p>As the world turns and the sun rises Friday, Apple stores worldwide have opened their doors to massive crowds seeking the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus .<p>This year's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are most …

Apple Store

The iPhone 6 Will Make or Break Apple in China

When Apple CEO Tim Cook took one of many regular trips to Beijing in January, he wasn’t surveying the company’s many Chinese factories or hobnobbing …

LG G3 will soon be offered in Moon Violet and Burgundy Red, starting in August

When LG first took the veil off the LG G3 in May, the company introduced the handset in five colors: Shine Gold, Metallic Black, Silk White, Burgundy Red and Moon Violet. Since then, we’ve seen the LG G3 arrive to all major markets across the globe including all four major U.S. Carriers, but …

Mobile Technology

Apple Watch Already Facing Questions Concerning User Privacy

Though it won't be released until early 2015, Apple's new wearable device is already facing public scrutiny over privacy issues. Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook asking several questions about how the Apple Watch will operate and requesting a …

Apple Releases Third OS X Yosemite Public Beta, Developer Preview 8

Apple today released the third Yosemite public beta for beta testers, following the release of the second Yosemite public beta on August 21. Developer Preview 8 has also been released for developers, two weeks after the seventh Developer Preview was released.<p>The software update can be downloaded …

Verizon Will Let You Upgrade Two Months Early So You Can Buy An iPhone 6

Thankfully, that means if you're not due for an upgrade quite yet, you may be in luck.<p>Verizon's new promotion will you upgrade up to two months early, and yes, you're able to use that deal to buy an iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, according to 9to5Mac.<p>Here's the exact wording of the promotion:<p>As a …

PayPal takes a swipe at Apple Pay security over iCloud celebrity photo leaks

PayPal appears to be calling out Apple and its newly announced mobile payment service Apple Pay with an ad appearing in The New York Times print edition (via Pando Daily) indirectly reminding people of last month’s disastrous iCloud photo leak when a list of celebrities found their personal photos …

Apple begins shipping iPhone 6 Plus units out of China

We can confirm via several different people who ordered the device—including some of the 9to5Mac staff—that Apple has begun shipping iPhone 6 Plus units to customers. As expected, looking up these shipments with their UPS tracking numbers (or, in this case, reference number) reveals expected …

Unlocked Galaxy Note 4 Lands In The UK 13th October

The unlocked version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 recently went up for pre-order in the UK, and now UK retailer Clover, has announced that they will …

Galaxy Note

Five reasons why you shouldn’t buy a smartwatch yet

With the long anticipated release of Apple Watch this past week, the company behind it put a lot of coal in the engine of the wearable train. For a …

How You'll Buy a Big Mac With Your iPhone at a McDonald's Drive-Through

The Golden Arches gets a tech upgrade.<p>McDonald’s was one of Apple’s big-name partners when the iPhone maker announced the launch of its mobile payments system, Apple Pay, earlier this week.<p>But when Apple said the partnership would allow McDonald’s customers to pay with their iPhones at the …

First day iPhone 6 preorders set a new record for Apple

We’d heard that the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were receiving record preorders, but what exactly does this mean in terms of numbers?<p>According to a new press release from Apple, the total number of pre-orders for the iPhone 6 family of devices is in excess of a whopping 4 million units — twice the number …

iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus arrive in 22 more countries on September 26

• Austria<br>• Belgium<br>• Denmark<br>• Finland<br>• Ireland<br>• Isle of Man<br>• Italy<br>• Liechtenstein<br>• Luxembourg<br>• Netherlands<br>• New Zealand<br>• Norway<br>• Portugal<br>• Qatar<br>• Russia<br>• Saudi …

Apple: Record 4 Million Pre-Orders of iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus Made in 24 Hours – MacStories

Apple announced this morning that they had seen a record number of first day pre-orders with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, with over 4 million pre-ordered in the first 24 hours. Apple notes that the demand well exceeds the initial pre-order supply and many iPhone customers aren't scheduled to …

iPhone

Apple Watch gets trademarked in Europe

While the rest of us were celebrating the unveiling of Apple’s much-anticipated smart watch on Tuesday, Apple’s European legal team was busy rushing to file six trademark applications for the name “Apple Watch.”<p>Of these applications, four featured the Apple logo in front of the word “Watch,” while …

Apple Watch