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Video: Check out Apple’s iOS 8 tricks that will let you easily use the iPhone 6 with just one hand

Apple’s “bigger than bigger” iPhone 6 models will soon be available in stores, and while many potential buyers have been waiting quite a while for …

Preview: Transmit Coming to iOS 8 with Share Extension, Touch ID, Document Provider, and More – MacStories

Panic's popular file management app for OS X, Transmit, is coming to iOS 8 as a full-featured adaptation for the iPhone and iPad. Built for iOS 8, Transmit will take advantage of new technologies such as share extensions, Touch ID, and document providers, offering iOS users an integrated experience …

The definitive guide to finding out if you’re eligible for an iPhone 6 upgrade

The most hotly anticipated smartphone duo of the year is about to go from rumor to reality and the biggest question on Apple’s fans’ minds will shift …

One of the iPhone 6’s most important new features was just confirmed in a massive leak

What do you see when you look at the images above? At first glance, they might not appear to be terribly important — just two images of iPhone home …

How does the Apple Watch stack up against Android Wear?

Comparing Apple's first wearable to its biggest competitor<p>Apple unveiled its big attempt at defining what a smartwatch should look like today with the introduction of the Apple Watch. There are already quite a few competitors vying to define what should go on your wrist, however: Google beat Apple …

Hands-On With the New Larger iPhones

The Samsung Galaxy Note showed smartphone makers that the world really wanted a larger computer in its pocket. Today Apple complied with the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus. Apple’s going big.<p>The edges of the larger iPhones remind me of the iPhone 3GS. I like the contours of the iPhone …

Meet the new iPhones: bigger screens but thinner, faster, smarter and cheaper

As expected, the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus offer more screen space, with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screens respectively.<p>The exciting thing?<p>Apple has pulled off a major engineering miracle: they’re also thinner, faster and smarter than their older cousins — and you don’t have to be richer to get …

How to Upgrade to iOS 8 Right Now

The official release of iOS 8 isn't until September 17th, but you can install the final version right now even if you're not a developer. Here's</b> …

You're Going To Love The iPhone 6

I've tested and reviewed dozens of smartphones over the years. But a few things have remained consistent: The iPhone has the best physical design, app selection, and operating system. The competition, like Android phones from Samsung and HTC, has big, beautiful screens but software and apps that …

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Should you upgrade to the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus?

2014 iPhone buyers guide: How to decide if you should upgrade to the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus!<p>When new iPhones are introduced one of the toughest …

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Tough Choices: iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus?

I knew I'd be excited about the new iPhone 6, but I didn't expect to be torn between the two new iPhones announced at today's Apple Keynote: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Maybe you can help me choose?<p><b>Size</b><p><i>For comparison, the iPhone 5s has a 4-inch Retina display, is 4.87" tall and 2.31" wide.</i><p>iPhone 6: …

SwiftKey Custom Keyboard Launching with iOS 8 Next Week – MacStories

SwiftKey, makers of a popular keyboard for Android devices and third-party app for iPhone and iPad, have today confirmed that their custom keyboard for iOS 8 will launch alongside Apple's major OS update next week, on September 17th.<p>Previously announced after WWDC in June, SwiftKey for iOS 8 has …

The best iPhone 6 & 6 Plus cases already available to buy online

As we always do, we’ve compiled a list of the best iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus cases already available to order. With preorders for the device kicking off this Friday through most carriers and major retailers in launch countries, a number of great case makers have already started selling …

Bigger is better: 8 reasons to choose the iPhone 6 Plus

Apple is going big with the iPhone this year. Two million photo-aligned pixels big!<p>The sight of Apple’s new mammoth iPhone 6 Plus might inspire a lot of witty genitalia jokes thanks to its 5.5-inch display, but Apple will be laughing all the way to the bank, as the iPhone 6 Plus has the potential …

iCloud Beta Site Gains Apps for iCloud Drive, Settings

Apple today updated its iCloud Beta site for developers, adding two new web apps for iCloud Drive and Settings ahead of the public launch of both iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite.<p>The iCloud Drive web app lets users view all of the documents that they've stored in the cloud, and provides options to upload …

What The Font? Analyzing The New Apple Watch Typeface

Apple showed off more than a wearable yesterday. They introduced a new typeface. But what do we know about it?<p>Yesterday, Apple unveiled its first wearable: a small smartwatch with a 1.5-inch display that caught the eyes of font buffs because it has a new custom typeface. Forget the watch, that …

How to Get a Free iPhone 6 and Some Cash, Too

If you’re desperate for an iPhone 6, then you’re in luck: Competing trade-in programs between major U.S. carriers have made it so that many customers …

Apple Aiming to Ship 80 Million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Units By End of 2014

Apple is aiming to ship a combined total of 80 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units by the end of this year, reports <i>Digitimes</i>. To achieve this goal, the company has reportedly asked its supply chain partners to ramp up component production. Barring any production issues, Apple is aiming for 10 …

SwiftKey Reveals Apple iOS 8 Version and Launch Date

Apple's forthcoming iOS 8 received a major speed boost in the way of texting on Wednesday when SwiftKey unveiled its latest version for the next-gen …

8 Things You'll Love About Apple's New iOS 8

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

It’s finally here: Apple’s first foray into wearable technology is called Apple Watch

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>After months of intense speculation, Apple announced its smartwatch platform at an event in Cupertino, California on Tuesday. …

Apple iOS 8 Launching September 17 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

Get ready to upgrade to the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system.<p>At its annual Worldwide Developers Conference earlier this year, Apple …

Apple Watches can speak to one another

Intercommunication – Apple Watch to Apple Watch – is something Apple seems to have been adamant about when they first started designing the devices. …

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The iPhone 6 Will Have Apple's Most Advanced iPhone Camera Yet

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will boast even more advanced cameras than Apple’s previous phones.<p>The new phones will have an eight megapixel camera, …

Apple Offers More

More. We were promised more by Apple and by the blogosphere, and today, we got it. The iPhone 6, a larger version of the iPhone 5, was a given, thanks to the success that Samsung and others have received by filling in that gap. But in addition to that, Apple didn't stop with just "one more thing" …

Apple Watch: 10 Things to Know

The rumors were true—Apple is indeed releasing a smartwatch. The Apple Watch (sorry, “iWatch” fans) will be the first big new product line Apple has …

When and where to buy the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

There are two new iPhone models that will be available for purchase soon. The iPhone 6 is equipped with a 4.7-inch Retina display, while the larger iPhone 6 Plus has a 5.5-inch Retina display. In addition to being slimmer and lighter, both models also include a 64-bit A8 processor with improved …

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Hands On With the Apple Watch, Sort of

The Apple Watch is real and thank heavens it’s not called the iWatch. But it is entering a very crowded market, and during my very short time with it in demo mode, it seemed to have the same issue as watches from LG and Samsung. Too thick.<p>The watch comes in two sizes. I tried out the larger one. …

What Apple's New Products Say About the Future

Along with new software and hardware, the company revealed their vision for an entirely new way of interacting with devices.<p>Apple piled on new product announcements today, unveiling two larger, thinner iPhones, a new payments service, and a long-awaited watch.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook was giddy on stage, …