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iPhone 6 (and 5s) found less bendy than iPhone 6 Plus

Earlier this week it was revealed that if you bend your iPhone 6 Plus, it will bend. This shocking news took the world by storm, but left some people wondering if other phones would also flex under pressure. To answer the question, YouTuber Unbox Therapy attempted to repeat his earlier experiment …

How To: The 5 Best Hidden Safari Features in iOS 8 for Your iPhone

Apple's new iOS 8 has a ton of new features, and so does their revamped Safari app, only some of the features aren't quite as obvious as others. In …

iOS

iPhone 6/Plus cameras ranked joint 1st in highly-respected DxOMark Mobile tests

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus cameras have taken joint first place in the influential DxOMark Mobile ranking of smartphone cameras – three points ahead of the two Android smartphones which previously headed the list, the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z3.<p>DxO Labs tests the image quality of literally …

Hillside House by SB Architects

SB Architects designed the Hillside House in Mill Valley, California.<p>Project description<p>Nestled in the hills of Mill Valley, California, just across …

How far has the iPhone’s display come? This screenshot says it all

The iPhone has come a long way since its original 3.5-inch, 480 x 320 display. Now the iPhone 6 Plus ships with a massive 5.5-inch, 1920 x 1080 “Retina HD” display with individual pixels that are basically indiscernible to the human eye.<p>The above screenshot shows an original iPhone screenshot …

Threshold Between the City and the Mountain Park: Syncline House in Colorado

Conceived as a threshold between the city and the mountain park, the massive <b>Syncline House</b> developed by <b>Arch11</b> near Boulder, Colorado is a modern …

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 …

Wi-Fi

How to create nested folders in iOS 8 (Video)

Keeping your home screen organized can sometimes be a difficult task. Folders are great, but what if you’re looking for a deeper level of order? Luckily, we’ve seen a few glitches over time that have helped.<p>Hidden in iOS 8 is a glitch that allows you to nest folders within folders. This can be …

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 …

First iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Reviews: 'Thin and Sexy', 'Bigger and Better', Impressive Battery Life Up to 2 Days

At its September 9 iPhone event, Apple provided multiple publications with iPhone 6 and 6 Plus review units. The embargo has now lifted on review posts, so we have gathered some of the relevant excerpts from each site in order to highlight general release reactions to Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 …

Inspiring Design Scheme Showcased by 285 Chaplin Crescent Residence in Canada

On a snowy backdrop, <b>285</b> <b>Chaplin Crescent residence</b> developed by <b>Zeca Homes Inc.</b> in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, looks like a cozy refuge. A mix of …

Apple announces record 4 million preorders for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in first 24 hours

Apple has just announced that preorders for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have topped all previously set records, achieving 4 million sales in the first twenty-four hours. In the press release, Cook said he is thrilled that customers love them “as much as we do”.<p>Apple® today announced a record number …

OS X Yosemite Public Beta 3 and Developer Preview 8 are now available

Apple has made the third public preview of its upcoming OS X Yosemite operating system available to the one million beta testers via its AppleSeed program.<p>OS X Yosemite Preview 8 Build 14A361c has also been seeded to developers and is available for download in the Mac App Store or from the Mac Dev …

Data Suggests Apple’s New A8 Processor Boasts 6 Core GPU

- Sep 15, 2014<p>Analysis by <i>AnandTech</i> suggests that Apple’s new A8 System on a Chip is likely equipped with an Imagination six-core PowerVR Series6XT …

'Incredible' Response to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus as Apple Sets Overnight Pre-Order Sales Record

Despite some significant hurdles that saw the U.S. Apple Online store remaining down until almost 3 AM Pacific Time and issues with ordering in the <i>Apple Store</i> app, it appears that Apple has set a new record for iPhone orders with last night's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-orders.<p>An Apple representative …

iOS 8 SMS sharing between iPhone and iPad will now arrive in October

SMS handoff between devices running iOS 8, as well as Macs running OS X Yosemite, is one of the major features of Continuity on both operating …

14 things we learned from Tim Cook’s revealing interview with Charlie Rose

It’s rare that we get to see inside the mind of Apple CEO Tim Cook. It’s even rarer when what he says appears to be largely unscripted and candid.<p>The PBS show <i>Charlie Rose</i> aired part one of its interview with Cook over the weekend, and the hour-long talk is probably the most revealing conversation …

Apple reveals new iCloud pricing, but you still only get 5GB of space for free

It used to be that if you compared iCloud pricing to other online storage services, Apple didn't look so hot. (Twenty bucks a year for 10GB?! Bye, Felicia.) Now, in a bid to better compete with bigwigs like Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive, Apple is revising its iCloud plans so that they're a …

Purported working iPhone 6 appears online, shows new Passbook icon depicting mobile payments

A user on Weibo has uploaded a set of photos and a video of what looks like a working iPhone 6 (update: Here’s a video review of what looks like the same phone). The device’s software does not have the same tells as the Android fakes seen many times before. It features a new looking Passbook icon, …

Sony announces iPhone-compatible QX1 and QX30 smartphone camera accessories

The QX1 supports Sony's detachable E-series lenses. The QX30, on the otherhand, is an updated of Sony's QX10 accessory, featuring a 30-times optical …

Stunning San Francisco Remodel Deeply Infused with Natural Light

A remodel can easily bring out the contemporary possibilities in old houses. Take as example this San Francisco home imagined by Dijeau Poage …

Imposing Zero-Energy Family House in Oregon, USA: Skyline Residence

Engineered to generate as much solar-electric energy on-site as the home consumes annually, <b>Skyline Residence</b> is an example of modern sustainable …

Dunrobin Shores / Christopher Simmonds Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Simplicity and openness define the experience of being in this modest home. To the river, a continuous …

Architecture

Moment Brings High-End Camera Lenses To Your iPhone

Even as the image quality and feature set of the iPhone’s camera have improved dramatically over the years, one obvious limitation remains: with the phone’s slim profile making a zoom lens impractical, you’re stuck shooting every scene with the camera’s 30mm equivalent lens. Moment, a Seattle-based …

Grey hull of the iPhone 6 shows off striking new antenna design

When you start to see assembled iPhone 6 devices basically powered on, you know it’s getting late in the rumor mill cycle. Basically every part imaginable for Apple’s forthcoming smartphone has leaked ahead of its September 9th unveiling.<p>Now hi-quality shots of what looks like a near finished …

AT&T Offers $100 Bill Credit for New Next Line Activations

As of today, both new customers and existing AT&T subscribers who activate a new line with a smartphone using AT&T's Next upgrade program will get a $100 bill credit.<p>Whether you already have an AT&T account, or you're choosing AT&T for the first time, it's easy to receive a $100 bill …

New Photos Confirm iPhone 6 NFC Chip From NXP

- Aug 29, 2014<p>Numerous rumors and reports have been swirling about recently that Apple’s upcoming iPhone 6 will include a near field communications …

Leaked iPhone 6 pics give best look yet at device

Here we go again: iPhone 6 leaks. This time is like most other times we’ve talked iPhone 6, with the rear shell and front glass being shown off. The …

Mobile Technology

More High-Quality Photos Show 4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Rear Shell with Colored Bands

New high-quality photos said to be of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6's rear shell have been shared by <i>Nowhereelse.fr</i> (Google Translate), showing us what may be a finished back from the device. Notably, this newest component appears to have its rear bands colored in to fit with the rest of the device, perhaps …