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The first stage of Apple's worldwide iPhone 6 rollout is nearly complete and launch day seems to have been successful, with huge lines forming at Apple Stores in nine countries from Australia to the United States [updated with video]. Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus first hit store in Australia, where customers queued up in front of Apple Stores across the country hours in advance. AppleInsider reader Katie sent in the panoramic below showing the inside of Apple's...
Apple's latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are most obviously larger than previous models. However, the new phones aren't just bigger, they're also thinner and have a rounded edge that makes them feel less bulky than other phones with big screens. Compared alongside the 4 inch iPhone 5s, the new 4.7 inch iPhone 6 and 5.5 inch iPhone 6 Plus look a lot bigger, although they're not nearly the size of even the 7.9 inch iPad mini. iPhone 6 unboxing While otherwise fancier...
Coming just hours after Apple launched the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on Friday, repair firms and blogs are already performing teardowns of the two handsets to reveal major component redesigns and layout tweaks necessitated by a super-thin form factor. iPhone 6 Plus teardown. | Source: iFixit In Japan, Apple blog Mac Otakara has completely disassembled the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 version, revealing an intricately designed interior with all-new components squeezing into a slightly...
Two leading U.S. medical records firms, Athenahealth and Cerner, are said to be working with Apple on the development and deployment of apps integrated with the iOS 8 HealthKit framework. Representatives from both medical records providers confirmed the partnership with Apple, saying they are working toward integrated HealthKit solutions, Reuters reports. According to the publication, Athenahealth and Cerner are looking to roll out systems capable of remotely...
Following up on a press release issued alongside the initial introduction of Apple Pay, Citibank and Wells Fargo have both started emailing customers with a "coming soon" introduction to the new mobile payment feature associated with iPhone 6. Citibank notes that 200,000 stores "and counting" will offer "quick and easy payments" via Apple Pay using customer's existing credit or debit card accounts, with no need to apply for a special account. The bank also states that...
Australia kicked off worldwide sales of Apple's new iPhone on Friday local time, with brick-and-mortar Apple Stores seeing extremely long lines mirroring expectedly high demand for the next-gen handsets. As seen in the photo above supplied by AppleInsider reader Luke, Australian Apple Stores saw masses of eager customers line up before doors opened at 8 a.m., about one hour ago as of this writing. In this case, at least 500 people queued up outside the Chadstone...
With its rollout of iOS 8 on Wednesday, Apple opted to handle a majority of traffic through its in-house content delivery network (CDN) instead of meting out traffic to third-party systems. Internet monitoring firm DeepField said Apple used its own content delivery infrastructure to handle "a significant portion" of iOS 8 traffic yesterday, marking the first time the company tapped its CDN for a large-scale rollout, The Wall Street Journal reports. Prior to the...
Photographer Austin Mann on Wednesday posted an in-depth look at the camera hardware and software suite offered with Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, taking the handsets to Iceland in a shootout against last year's iPhone 5s. Image cropped for space. | Source: Austin Mann While a number of reviews have noted improvements with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus cameras, none have taken the handsets into the field for extensive real-world testing. Mann, in partnership with The...
Capturing photos isn't the only image-related process to get a boost in iOS 8. Apple's latest mobile operating system also makes postprocessing easier and more powerful, with a new Photos app and the addition of editing extensions. The iOS Photos app has long had rudimentary editing tools, but they were just that -- rudimentary. Most seasoned photographers turned to apps like VSCO Cam, Photoshop Touch, and Snapseed for their more advanced features and left the stock...
Starting with iOS 8, developers are now able to bundle and sell their applications together, allowing users to buy a number of apps at once from the App Store at a discounted rate. A new Bundles section can be found on the iOS App Store's main Featured page, where collections range from games to photo editing tools to productivity apps. The pages for each bundle even inform users how much money they will save by buying the collection. For example, the Final Fantasy...
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