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Review: iPhone 6 Plus slays its giant Android rivals

After claiming no one would buy big phones during his iPhone 4 reveal in 2010, Steve Jobs made it pretty clear Apple had no interest in making a substantially larger smartphone anytime soon. But fast-forward to 2014, and the company Jobs founded in his parents’ garage has been forced to do just …

iPhone

Regret updating to iOS 8? You can still downgrade

Do you hate iOS 8? Maybe you’re an iPhone 4s owner who made the mistake of believing Apple when they said that iOS 8 supported your device, or maybe you’re just a luddite who hates change!<p>Either way, you’re in luck: If you regret your upgrade, you’ve got a rare opportunity to turn the clock back. …

iOS

iPhone 6 & 6 Plus beat out the competition in performance benchmarks

With the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus now officially in customers’ hands after a record opening weekend of iPhone sales, today we get a look at various benchmark results for the devices compared to the competition from AnandTech. Ahead of the site’s full technical review of the new iPhones, today it posted …

REPORT: Apple's Watch Will Come In 2 Storage Sizes

Cowen and Company analyst Timothy Arcuri spoke with Apple's supply chain to learn that the Apple Watch will most likely come in two different storage capacities: 4GB and 8GB. Arcuri revealed this information in a note to investors, according to Apple Insider.<p>Arcuri believes the 4GB edition will be …

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New Apple TV To Come With HomeKit Support

Apple are expected to launch a new Apple TV some time before the end of the year, the device could possibly be announced at Apple’s iPad event next …

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Top Most Benchmarks and Battery Tests, While 6 Plus Lags in Graphics

<i>AnandTech</i> spent the weekend benchmarking the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, comparing the duo to the iPhone 5s and competing Android handsets. The test results show that iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models are at the top of the charts in CPU benchmarks and battery life, while the iPhone 6 Plus lags in graphics …

iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus vs iPhone 5s: Full comparison (Video)

It’s iPhone season once again and most of us are faced with a tough decision. Should you upgrade or wait around another year for a better device? That may be a tough decision, but it’s always easier to see the pros and cons of both sides with a good old-fashioned comparison.<p>We’re taking a look at …

Look out, Thunderbolt: USB Type-C and DisplayPort are coming for you

USB Type-C won’t just address the perennial frustration of trying to plug in your charger upside-down, but also double as a DisplayPort connection in …

Alcohol is by far the most dangerous 'date rape drug'

The news last month that a nail varnish was being developed to detect “date rape drugs” created a media furore, attracting praise and scepticism in roughly equal measure. But this is not the first product that claims to detect drugs added surreptitiously to drinks. In recent years, others have …

Samsung's New Metal Galaxy Phone, The Galaxy Alpha, Is Coming To AT&T On Sept. 26

The phone will cost $199.99 on a two-year contact with AT&T, or $25.55 per month through AT&T's Next 18 plan or $30.65 per month if you choose the carriers Next 12 payment option.<p>The Galaxy Alpha was initially unveiled in early August, but this is the first time we're hearing about Samsung's launch …

Mobile Technology

iPhone Users Are Freaking Out After Apple Removed 'Camera Roll' And Made It Harder To Delete Photos

Previously, Camera Roll was the way that iPhone users found all of the photos they had taken using their phone. Snap a photo, and the photo appears in the Camera Roll. For years, that's how it's worked. But with iOS 8, Apple decided to do something different.<p>On iOS 8, all photos you take go to a …

The iPhone 6

When dummy units of both models began leaking in June they were derided as ugly and bulky and when specifications appeared they were attacked for being underpowered compared to the competition. Now as reviews fly in the new iPhones are being heralded as the best mobile phones ever made. This is a …

iOS 8: The Best Apple Keyboard Replacements

There is much to be admired in iOS 8, but one of the most useful and long overdue new features is support for third party keyboards. Following my iPhone 6 review I’ve now spent some time with the flood of replacements that have hit the App Store in the last week and broken down my favourites. But …

This Netflix app purposely spoils 30 of the biggest films and TV shows

Try this at home<p><i>Behind this door lie some of the biggest spoilers in TV and film. What you are about to see cannot be unseen</i>.<p>Spoilers. A piece of information, delivered via utterance or a vignette of clips, that gives away future plot points and potentially casts earlier scenes in a different …

New reversible USB Type C (rumored for 12-inch MacBook) will offer full DisplayPort functionality

The next-generation USB “Type C” standard that became available to manufacturers last month will also offer a “DisplayPort Alternate Mode”, enabling the new USB cables to “deliver full DisplayPort audio/video (A/V) performance, driving monitor resolutions of 4K and beyond, SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1) …

Sony's PlayStation TV coming to US on October 14th

$99 for a box that plays Vita games and supports PS4's Remote Play<p>The PlayStation TV set-top box will make its US debut on October 14th, Sony announced today. The hardware itself is priced at $99.99, but Sony is also offering a bundle that packs in a DualShock 3 controller, 8GB memory card, and <i>The</i> …

The best Time-lapse, 240-fps Slow-mo, & 60-fps HD videos from the first weekend of iPhone 6

With the release of iOS 8 and the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, a ton of new video shooting features are now available to iPhonographers including Time-lapse mode, 240-fps Slow-mo mode, 60-fps HD capture, and Cinematic Video Stabilization. Apple demoed some of these video shooting features …

Microsoft Lets Eligible Students Sign Up for Free Office 365

Microsoft has announced a new self-serve program for students at eligible schools that allows them to sign up for a free Office 365 license on their own. The offer is available first in the US and will roll out globally later this year.<p>The new program builds on the Student Advantage initiative that …

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Thanks To Apple's Financial Geniuses, The iPhone 6 Isn't Just A Smartphone — It's A Magic Profit Machine

Apple has basically, quietly, raised the price of the new iPhone.<p>How?<p>By shipping the basic model iPhone 6 and 6 Plus with such limited memory that buying one would be like buying a Porsche with a VW Beetle engine.<p>As Apple guru John Gruber pointed out last week, Apple is selling the basic $199 …

iPhone

iPhone 6 Sales Pass 10 Million Mark in First Weekend

Apple does it again.<p>Apple has announced sales of the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus passed the 10 million mark in just three days.<p>The weekend …

Defend Your Home With Artificial Intelligence

The Canary security system learns about your daily routine -- and picks up on anything out of the ordinary.<p>You’re out of town for the weekend, and you want to keep tabs on your home. You could set up a sophisticated security system -- with live video feeds, multiple sensors, and remote access -- …

I Got Wasted and Took a Scientist's Hangover Survey. Here's What I Learned.

Beer before liquor . . . before missing my stop on the subway . . . before waking up feeling lousy . . . before filling out forms in the name of science. Never been sicker.<p><b>I awoke with the dreadful, familiar thirst</b>, headache, and a total unwillingness to do anything but lie in bed and stare deep …

Alcohol

Hearables: Why the ear will make wearables 'stick'

<i>Dr. Steven LeBoeuf is the President and co-founder of Valencell and an expert and pioneer in precision biometric data sensor technology,</i><p>The market for fitness wearables is strong, but remains niche.<p>According to a Gallup Healthways Well-Being Index, nearly 125 million Americans exercise regularly, …

PlayStation TV — Sony's Vita-powered microconsole — hits in October

U.S. gamers can play Vita and PlayStation Portable software on their big screen starting next month.<p>Sony announced today that it will release PlayStation TV for $100 on Oct. 14. This is the company’s new set-top box (or microconsole) that will enable players to buy and play games as well as videos …

Chrome iOS update enables third-party app extensions, iOS 8 support

Google today updated its Chrome browser for iPhone and iPad with support for iOS 8’s new third-party App Extensions feature. That means that Chrome’s sharing menu will now show additional sharing options from apps you have installed supporting the new App Extensions feature. We previously put …

Watch The Evolution Of The iPhone From The Original To The 6 In One GIF

By Dan Solomon1 minute Read<p>The iPhone 6 is already in the palms of many of the people reading this right now, who are following these words on a …

iPhone 5

iPhone 6 Plus Display Judged 'Best Smartphone LCD Ever Tested', iPhone 6 Also Solid

DisplayMate, which routinely performs thorough testing of display quality on a variety of electronics, has released its iPhone 6 Display Technology Shoot-Out, taking a look at the performance of Apple's latest handsets using new "Retina HD" technology. While DisplayMate's Ray Soneira has not shied …

Reachability: A gimmick or an effective way to use the bigger iPhone 6 with one hand?

I’ll be honest: When I heard Apple say the word “Reachability” during the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus launch event, I winced. The function, which is meant to …