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Is iPhone 6s really worth the upgrade?

With Apple’s next-generation iPhones going on sale just after midnight PST, it’s time to decide whether you’re going to upgrade.<p>The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are by far the biggest ‘S’ upgrades so far, with new 3D Touch displays, faster A9 processors, improved Touch ID, and the best iSight cameras yet. …

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iPhone 6S vs LG G4

With an unusual design, powerful camera and super-sharp display the LG G4 was really built to stand out, and while in some ways it did so for the …

A New Apple Feature Will Quickly Eat Up Your iPhone Storage

Live Photos turn your photos into mini videos–and will reportedly take up twice as much space as a regular photo.<p>If you have a 16 GB iPhone, odds are you do a fair amount of digital housekeeping every month. I know I do: My photos, videos, iMessages, and sometimes apps themselves wind up getting …

How to get ready for your iOS 9 upgrade the right way

Whether you’re getting a new iPhone 6s or not, you’re going to want to upgrade to iOS 9 to take advantage of everything Apple’s new mobile operating system has to offer.<p>iOS 9 is ready to revolutionize your mobile life, but there are a few things you should do before making the leap. Here’s how to …

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Tim Cook Talks iPhone 6s, Social Responsibility, and More on 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert'

Apple CEO Tim Cook appeared on the "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" tonight, with the interview covering a number of topics including the iPhone 6s, the possibility of an Apple Car, and Cook's and Apple's efforts in social responsibility.<p>During the portion of his monologue highlighting the …

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iOS 9 Hidden Features: Settings Search, Selfie Folder, Home Sharing for Music, Go Back to App, and More

There are quite a few major changes in iOS 9, like split-screen multitasking for the iPad, improvements to search and Siri, under-the-hood performance boosts, and revamped apps, but there are also dozens if not hundreds of lesser-known tweaks and refinements that make the iOS 9 experience better …

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How to fix iOS 9’s Slide to Upgrade bug

Some users trying to upgrade to iOS 9 this week have run into a serious problem: After the download happens, they find themselves stuck on the “Slide to Upgrade” screen upon restart. This bug renders their iPhones unusable, which is about the least useful state for an iPhone to be in.<p>But Apple has …

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Can Apple Breathe New Life Into The iPad?

Five years after reinventing the tablet market, the iPad has grown stale while the competition keeps innovating.<p>I don’t know about you, but I’m in desperate need of some new gadgets. My 2011-era MacBook Pro just doesn’t pack the same punch when I’m editing video, and the battery of my …

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Last-minute Apple rumor claims iPad Pro will cost $799

Well, let's get this over with. In what is likely the last Apple rumor we'll see today — hours before the start of today's event, which starts at 10 …

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Apple announces new iPhone 6s accessories: leather and silicone cases, metal docks

Following the announcement of the new iPhone 6s today, Apple debuted several new accessories for the upcoming smartphone. The company announced that the existing silicone and leather cases will be available in five new colors, while a new line of metal docks will be available in colors matching the …

iOS 9 will be available for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch September 16th

An official announcement of new iPhones usually means a release date for the latest version of Cupertino's mobile operating system as well. Today was no different as Apple announced that iOS 9 would be available as a free download September 16th. When it arrives next week, you'll be privy to new …

The biggest change coming to the iPhone

Apple just demoed a brand new feature coming to the new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus.<p>3D Touch will give users shortcuts to features they use frequently by pressing on the home screen or within applications. Here's how it works.<p><i>Produced by Matthew Stuart</i><p><b>Follow</b> <b>TI</b>: On Facebook

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The Apple Pencil Is The iPad Pro’s Secret Weapon

Apple unveiled the iPad Pro, a bigger, more powerful iPad. While in many ways it looks and feels like a bigger iPad Air, the iPad Pro has a secret weapon — its stylus. Apple calls it the Apple Pencil.<p>When Steve Jobs first introduced the iPhone, he said that nobody wants a stylus, and that the best …

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First Look: What's inside matters in new iPhones

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Don't let looks deceive you.The new iPhones look the same as last year's models on the outside. But changes on the inside …

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iPhone 6s gets a reduction where it really hurts

Apple announced a slew of iPhone upgrades yesterday, but battery life sure wasn’t among them!<p>As we suspected ahead of time, Apple’s official iPhone 6s video shows that it boasts a 1,715 mAh battery — down from the 1,810 mAh of its predecessor.<p>You’ll want to skip to 2:53 to see the iPhone 6 battery …

Apple's Tim Cook finally steps out of Steve Jobs' shadow

Apple came under fire on social media for introducing a souped up stylus, which Steve Jobs openly hated. But Tim Cook is unperturbed - he is building his own legacy.<p>When Apple revealed its new, giant iPad Pro with a special accessory called Apple Pencil yesterday, the crowd in the San Francisco …

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KGI: iPhone 6s Plus constraints due to display production issues

While the 4.7-inch iPhone 6s on some U.S. carriers is still available for delivery on the September 25th launch date, nearly all of the larger, 5.5-inch iPhone 6s Plus models are now scheduled to deliver in 3-4 weeks for new orders. According to KGI Securities, this is not entirely due to high …

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Apple's 'Move to iOS' App Likely Rebranded Version of Existing Android App

Alongside the launch of iOS 9 yesterday, Apple debuted a new Android app called "Move to iOS." The app is designed to help Android users transfer their content from an Android device to an iOS device. According to <i>Phandroid</i>, the app may not be developed by Apple and instead be a rebranded version of …

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The best things in life aren’t free, except for this brand new MacBook Air [Deals]

The feeling of unboxing a brand new computer is one of the good things in life, one that usually comes with a steep price tag. That might change today, because right now you can enter a sweepstakes to get your hands on a brand spanking new 13-inch MacBook Air for the price of air itself (that’s …

New Apple Watch colors, bands and a Hermes partnership; watchOS 2 shipping Sept. 16

Apple just announced a pair of gold finishes for the Apple Watch; new wristbands in a line of fall colors; new bands from the fashion house Hermes; and that watchOS 2 will ship Sept. 16.<p>At its special press event in San Francisco, Apple executive Jeff Williams showed off new gold and rose gold …

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Short and sweet: All the new magical stuff from Apple’s big event

From the iPhone to the iPad to the Apple TV, Cupertino’s constellation of magical devices just got a little more magical.<p>Did you expect all that Apple goodness? Most of what we heard today already churned through the rumor mill: the plus-size iPad Pro; new Apple Watch finishes and bands; a …

Full Apple upgrade won’t come cheap

Apple rolled out one drool-worthy new gadget after another Wednesday.<p>The iPad Pro? Want.<p>A Hermes Apple Watch? Gotta have.<p>The new Apple TV? Gimme!<p>If you’re like me, you’ll want one of everything Tim Cook and crew showed off in Apple’s September showcase. But if you get one of everything, it is going …

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iOS 9.1 adds new emoji for tacos, burritos, unicorns and more

While the just-released iOS 9.1. beta is light on major features, it does contain some big additions for the iPhone’s emoji keyboard.<p>Tons of new emoji were added in iOS 9.1 as part of the system’s update to Unicode 8.0 standards, which includes support for burrito, taco and unicorn pictograms. …

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Bill Graham Civic hosted Apple’s biggest hyperbole-fest ever

We get that yesterday’s Apple event was a marketing thing, which is why every presentation began with whoever was onstage telling us how “thrilled,” “excited” or “really happy” they were to be there. And the exaggeration just continued from those intros.<p>Here are some of the most outlandish and …

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You Asked: Can My Phone Kill My Car Battery?

When you plug your phone into your car to charge it up — especially when the car’s engine isn’t running — a feeling of dread can sneak into your …

Apple’s ‘Hey Siri’ Event Roundup: Upgraded iPhone 6s, Bigger iPad Pro, Revamped Apple TV + Apple Watch updates

Apple’s Wednesday, September 9th event is shaping up to be one of the largest in the company’s history. The Cupertino-based company is planning to unveil several major new products on stage, including a pair of new iPhones with revamped internals, a sequel to the Apple TV, a larger version of the …

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Apple Invites Press To iPhone Event On September 9th

“Hey Siri, give us a hint” is about all the hints we’re going to get on what’s coming up at the next Apple event. And of course some artwork that four people in a basement will comb over thousands of times for hidden messages. Some say new iPhones, new Apple TVs and both.<p>No matter what gets …

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Touch ID built into iPhone display one step closer as third-party company announces new tech

The possibility of Apple embedding the Home button into the display of a future iPhone model got a step closer today as a third-party company announced technology that allows fingerprints to be read through Gorilla Glass.<p><i>TNW</i> reports that Sonavation has developed ultrasonic fingerprint sensors …

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