Duh: Of Course the iPhone 6 Plus Can Bend in Your Pocket

Duh: Of Course the iPhone 6 Plus Can Bend in Your Pocket

 Josh Valcarcel/WIRED Some iPhone 6 Plus users are discovering their handsets do something Apple isn’t advertising: Bending. Yes, a few phablets are bowing slightly after being kept in back pockets and then sat upon. You could say it’s a pocket-sized controversy, and you’d (mostly) be right. Considering the device is just over a quarter-inch thick and made largely of aluminum, a flexible metal, the fact this jumbo...

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8 Generations of iPhone Cameras, Side by Side

8 Generations of iPhone Cameras, Side by Side

Though the new iPhone is called the iPhone 6, we’re actually on the 8th generation of iPhone that has existed. But who cares about that. Let’s just see how much the camera—maybe the most important feature on the iPhone after messaging—has improved over those 8 generations. Hint: a lot. Lisa Bettany compared the new iPhone 6 camera to those of the iPhone 5S, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S,...

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How to fix iOS 8 WiFi issue

Why Your iOS 8 Wi-Fi Is Weird and How to Fix It

A platform upgrade always comes with its fair share of bugs, and per Apple Forums, one of the issues popping up with iOS 8 is slow Wi-Fi. But fear not, apparently there’s an easy fix. Now, not everyone is experiencing sluggish internet connections on iOS 8—some of our staffers said they were, others didn’t notice anything different. But on the forums, users are saying their Wi-Fi...

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GIZMODO iPhone 6 Review: The Phone That Lured Me Back to Apple

EXPAND I’d rather get this out of the way up front: the iPhone 6 is the best smartphone you can buy. In fact, it’s better than that. The iPhone 6 convinced me to switch back to Apple. It feels strange to say this, but the last time I owned an iPhone, it was a 3GS. That wasn’t intentional; it just sort of happened. Like many...

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iPhone 6 Plus is the Best Tablet I’ve Ever Used

iPhone 6 Plus is the Best Tablet I’ve Ever Used

EXPAND Six years ago, I sat on my girlfriend’s couch, casually flipping her new iPhone 3G end over end. I was pondering why anyone would buy an iPhone over my clearly superior T-Mobile G1 handset. Yes, I was an Android nut, a former Sidekick owner who believed that smartphones should have physical keyboards and be held horizontally for maximum effect. In other words, I wanted a laptop that fit...

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Samsung moves up Galaxy Note 4 launch in response to strong iPhone 6/Plus sales

  Samsung has reportedly decided to move up the launch of its new Galaxy Note 4 smartphone following a positive reaction and strong first week sales from Apple’s new larger iPhones 6 models.The KoreaTimes cited an unnamed employee in Samsung’s marketing department who said “the positive reaction from consumers to those two Apple devices prompted us to launch the Note 4 earlier than previously scheduled.” The...

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The Blue Man Group iPhone 6 Unboxing

http://sploid.gizmodo.com/blue-man-groups-iphone-6-unboxing-video-is-really-fun-t-1638078851 This is not your ordinary iPhone 6 unboxing video. This one is quite unorthodox and fun, like the guys who made it: The Blue Man Group. So don’t expect them to reveal anything you don’t know about the phone. Just sit back, relax, and enjoy the show.


5 Genius this You Can Do With Your Old Smartphone

5 Genius Things to do With Your Old Smartphone

1. Turn it into a video surveillance system for your house Just download the free Presence app on your old iOS device, pair it with your new fancy iPhone, and voila! You now have a top-notch security camera and motion detector thanks to the fantastic video capabilities of your old gadget. You can use it to keep an eye on your home base in real time, and...

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Samsung Making Less Chips for Apple, and Loosing Sales to New Android Start Ups!

SamsungA factory worker testing two new Samsung Galaxy phones.   Samsung is still making about 40% of the processors used in the iPhone 6, according to an analysis by iSuppli that was provided to Re/code. iSuppli is a research firm that tears down gadgets and determines how much they cost to produce. A few months ago, reports started coming out that Apple was shifting its chip...

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12 Ways to Improve Your iPhone's Battery Life With iOS 8

12 Ways to Improve Your iPhone’s Battery Life With iOS 8

Making the most out of your iPhone’s battery (updated for iOS 8) Although iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus land with better or the same battery life as their predecessors, they can’t compare to some of the other devices on the market, which can last in some cases for days at a time. iOS 8 comes with a number of improvements but also new features...

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