StefanChong

24 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | @StefanChong | Keep up with StefanChong on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “StefanChong”

Apple Watch includes 8 GB of storage, allows 2 GB of music and 75 MB of photos

In our report last week, we reported that internal models of the Apple Watch included 8 GB of storage. We have now <b>confirmed</b> with the company that the shipping units do indeed ship with an 8 GB storage capacity. However, there are some important limitations.<p>As a user, you are only allowed to use a …

Apple Watch

The Apple Watch Battery Is Replaceable

The Apple Watch got its grand unveiling yesterday. You can read our round-up of details from Apple’s event here. But as tech watchers chewed over the price-tag for the latest luxury gizmo to be born in Cupertino talk turned to obsolescence.<p>The Apple Watch starts at $349 for the sports watch and …

Smartwatches

Warning: Your iPhone 6 Plus Can Bend, and This Video Proves It

- Sep 24, 2014<p>So, if you make a really “HUGE!” and thin handset out of aluminum and glass it could bend easily… Who’da thunk?<p>Reports are coming in …

'iPod Father' Tony Fadell Comments on Discontinuation of iPod Classic

Tony Fadell, who formerly worked at Apple and is widely known as the "father" of the iPod, today commented on the recent discontinuation of the iPod Classic in an interview with <i>Fast Company</i>, saying that he's "sad to see it go."<p>"The iPod's been a huge part of my life for the last decade. The team …

Another Report Says Apple Plans To Unveil A New iPad In October

Apple may launch an updated iPad Air in October, according to a Commercial Times report. (Via MacRumors.)<p>The report out of Asia says that Apple is also working on a new iPad Mini for next year and a super-sized 12.9-inch iPad for 2015. Bloomberg reported in late August that Apple planned to launch …

IPad Air

The Speed of the iPhone 6 Compared to Every Other iPhone

It's amazing to consider just how much the iPhone has changed from its original release in 2007 to its current iterations, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 …

How Flat Design Made The Apple Watch Possible

Flat design is good business.<p>After years of speculation, the Apple Watch is finally here. And though it runs iOS, it has its own user interface, with a home screen bursting with tiny little bubbles, each one of which represents an app. Why circular icons when Apple uses rounded squares for iPhone …

iOS 8 Hit By WiFi And Battery Life Complaints

Having reviewed the iPhone 6 and found iOS 8 to be a fast, fluid and error free experience it now seems many owners of older iPhones and iPads have not been so lucky.<p>Bloggers Tech 2 spotted this fast growing Apple Support Communities thread citing ‘iOS 8 WiFi Problems’ with comments from iPhone 5S, …

Teardown Shows Apple's iPhone 6 Cost at Least $200 to Build

More memory, more profits.<p>Apple spends $200 to $247 in parts and labor to build an iPhone 6, a teardown analysis of the device due to be released later today shows.<p>For the larger iPhone 6 Plus, the costs begin at $216 for the starting model and go as high as $263 for the 128 gigabyte model. The …

Apple airs new iPhone 6 ads “Huge” and “Cameras” featuring Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3uAoeQBpcQ]<p>Apple has started airing two new iPhone 6 ads starring the duo of Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake. Tim Cook unveiled two ads starring the pair during the iPhone 6 announcement earlier this month with ads that focused on the Health application …

The Apple Watch is thin as a Rolex

From the iPhone to the iPad, immediate reactions are always mixed on new Apple products, as the public struggles to wrap its head around Cupertino’s next bold idea. And so we hear a lot of warrantless criticism until the product actually lands on shelves.<p>One refrain we’re hearing a lot from Apple …

Apple Watch

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Sales Top Ten Million in Launch Weekend

Apple today announced that opening weekend sales of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus topped ten million units, breaking the previous record of nine million units set by the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c last year.<p>“Sales for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus exceeded our expectations for the …

iPhone 6 Adoption Easily Outpacing iPhone 6 Plus

Apple's iPhone 6 Plus may be the most talked about iPhone model due to its larger screen and bigger battery, but early adoption rate metrics (via <i>Mashable</i>), suggest more customers are choosing the smaller iPhone 6 over its bigger counterpart. How much of the difference is due to customer preference …

BREAKABILITY TEST: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

iPhone 6 Plus Camera Review: Iceland

The iPhone 6 Plus Really Isn't THAT Big

I picked up an iPhone 6 Plus from my local Apple Store this morning. Like most people, I hadn’t seen it ‘in the flesh’ before I reserved it (let alone before I paid for it) but I thought it was notable enough a device to spend some quality time with over the next year, seeing how Apple and its …

Apple's iOS 8 Keyboard Gets Flooded With Replacements

When Apple announced a new predictive typing feature called QuickType for iOS 8 earlier this summer, it looked like a copy-cat challenge to other keyboard apps that Apple had banned from its App Store. The user interface featured a trio of words above the keys, which looked eerily like the …

iOS 8 WiFi calling: here’s which carriers will offer it

WiFi calling is one of the neat features available on iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, but not everyone is ready to make it happen for you. The function still …

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 …

Simultaneous Voice/Data, HD Voice Now Available to Verizon iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Users

Verizon began rolling out its Advanced Calling service earlier this week, enabling voice over LTE (VoLTE) capabilities for select devices that support the service, which includes the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus.<p>Numerous iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users are reporting that the VoLTE service is now …

Apple takes firmer stance in denying police and authorities your data

iOS 8 brings more encryption, but does it completely shut out police?<p>Last night Apple made a huge privacy-focused publicity blitz, led by a letter to the public written by CEO Tim Cook. The message was clear: Apple cares about keeping your data secure. But there's something a bit confusing about …

Another iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Drop Test, Survived Successfully (Video)

Yesterday, we saw a drop test video, testing if Apple’s new devices can withstand an accidental drop. The test resulted in both devices having …