Apple surprised everyone Tuesday morning with the release of its first ever battery case for the iPhone. Dubbed the Smart Battery Case, it promises to notably increase talk, Web, and video time on Apple’s latest smartphone, but it comes at the cost of a rather unusual and unattractive design.
Despite offering seemingly inferior specifications on paper, the iPhone 6 holds its own against faster Android competitors when it comes to gaming, even beating the new Samsung Galaxy S6 by a wide margin in some games.
With Thursday’s unveiling of the new 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K Display, Apple now offers “Retina” quality displays in all product categories: phone, tablet, laptop, and desktop. While the benefit of a Retina display varies greatly depending on the overall size of the panel and distance from the average user’s eyes during use, we were curious about how the new Retina iMac’s display compared to other Retina displays in terms of pixel density.
Many models of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are still in short supply, but instead of manually checking with every iPhone retailer to see if your desired model is in stock, let the service iDeviceChecker do the hard work for you.
TekRevue’s Jim Tanous joined architect and podcaster Neal Pann and host Chuck Joiner on the latest episode of MacJury to discuss the good, bad, and potentially ugly aspects of Apple’s latest smartphones.
Voice over LTE (voLTE) is the long-awaited feature that will not only improve call quality, but also let iPhone users on CDMA networks use voice and data simultaneously. Verizon has just enabled the featured for supported smartphones; read on to find out how to enable voLTE on your Verizon iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
Apple’s new iPhones are notably larger than their predecessors, and some users may find it difficult to comfortably reach every on-screen button or menu, especially while using the iPhone one-handed. To increase one-handed usability, Apple has introduced a new feature exclusive to the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and iOS 8: “Reachability.” Read on to learn how to enable and use the feature.
Apple later today will unveil the next generation iPhone lineup, and the expected 4.7-inch model may be 16 to 20 percent faster than the current iPhone 5s, according to Geekbench results published by Weibo user zzray, who has reportedly obtained a working iPhone 6.
TekRevue’s Jim Tanous joined the MacJury last week to discuss all things iPhone 6 with guests Kelly Guimont, Julio Ojeda-Zapata, and host Chuck Joiner. Topics include what to expect from Apple’s next iPhone, how the rumors stack up against the iPhone’s current competition, and the panel’s most desired features.