42 min ago
46% of Apple mobile devices now running iOS 8
Apple recently released iOS 8 and now the company has shared some details on just how the update is performing with regards to platform penetration. According to data from Apple, 46 percent of consumers have updated to iOS 8.
1 hour ago
Chrome for iPhone and iPad gets updated for iOS 8, can now share stuff with other apps
Google has released an update for its Chrome app for iPhone and iPad. The popular web browser now supports third party app extensions to post and share content with other installed apps. The team behind the browser has also implemented iOS 8 support, perfect for those who are upgrading to the latest software release.
5 hours ago
What makes the iPhone 6 bigger than big? New ads say the camera and... the hugeness!
Apple has released two more iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus ads, Huge and Cameras. Part of the Bigger than Big series launched at the Apple Event on September 19, both once again feature the vocal stylings of Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon, but this time focus on screen size and photography.
10 hours ago
iPhone 6 Plus vs. Nokia Lumia 1520 camera shootout!
We've already seen how the iPhone 6 Plus camera shapes up against the iPhone 6, but what about the real competition? You know, phones Apple doesn't make? Well, our buddy Mark Guim over at Windows Phone Central has taken the time to do a quick shootout between Apple's biggest phone and the biggest Nokia phone to date, the Lumia 1520.
13 hours ago
The incredibly empowering technology of iOS 8 and switches
Terrific video by Christopher Hills showing how iOS 8 and the Switch controls have improved his life. While many of us have been extremely happy with how everything from Extensibility to Continuity have made our lives easier and our workflows faster, it's important to remember how assistive technology's are giving people new opportunities and possibilities.
13 hours ago
Best apps to show off your new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus!
Now that you've got your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus in your hand, you'll probably want to load up on the best apps that take advantage of the larger screen real estate. While all App Store apps work on the 6 and 6 Plus thanks to scaling, we all know that the ones that are optimized look loads better. That's why we've done the dirty work for you in order to find the ones we think look amazing on the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus!
14 hours ago
Apple rumored to be considering a Beats Music rebranding
Apple may be preparing to sunset the Beats Music streaming service brand, which it had acquired along with its purchase of Beats Electronics. This may simplify Apple's music streaming as it currently operates iTunes Radio alongside Beats Music, and offering a simpler, combined service could be better.
14 hours ago
Which new iPhone did you get? [Poll]
Apple released the brand-new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus last weekend and sold a whopping 10 million of them. Before they launched, the iMore community was split almost exactly 50/50 on which one you wanted to get — big or bigger. Since things can change, however, we wanted to circle back around and see what your final choice was when you have money and phones in hand. So, which one did you go with?
Did you get the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 or the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus? Which color did you get, gold, silver, or space gray? Which capacity, 16GB, 32GB, 128GB? And did you change your mind when it came time to buy, or did you stick with your gut?
Vote up top and give us the details below!
15 hours ago
iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 6 Plus camera shootout!
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are almost identical in every single way, with only a few exceptions. While both models got an updated sensor, iPhone 6 Plus also features optical image stabilization, or OIS for short. The iPhone 6 does not feature OIS. So the question becomes, does it really make that big of a difference? And more importantly, should it affect your purchasing decision if you take a lot of photo and video on your iPhone? That's exactly what we're going to find out!
15 hours ago
The Talk Show: Twenty One Thousand Words, with Rene Ritchie
I had the enormous pleasure of joining John Gruber for this week's episode of The Talk Show. We discussed the Apple Event, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and iOS 8.
You can stream it via the dingus above, and subscribe to it via Daring Fireball.
16 hours ago
New USB Type-C connector and cable can also offer DisplayPort support
When products that use the recently finalized USB Type-C connector and cable start launching in smartphones, tablets and notebooks, they will also be able to support DisplayPort audio and video, thanks to a newly announced agreement between the USB 3.0 Promoter Group and the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA).
17 hours ago
Display for the iPhone 6 Plus tested and judged to be the best smartphone LCD ever
An in-depth technical analysis of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus displays show they are the very best LCDs being used on mobile today. These tests span color accuracy, brightness, resolution, pixel density, viewing angles, reflections, and lots more. The Samsung Galaxy S5 and Note 4 are the best OLED displays out there right now.
17 hours ago
How to use Family Sharing for calendars in iOS 8
Family Sharing in iOS 8 makes it easy to share a lot more than just App Store and iTunes purchases. One of the biggest headaches for many families is coordinating schedules. From soccer practices to ballet recitals to a night without the kids, Family Sharing can also help you make sure everyone's where they need to be, when they need to be there. Once you enable Family Sharing, a shared calendar is automatically created for you. All you have left to do is start using it!
18 hours ago
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: Can you use them one-handed?
One of the biggest questions surrounding Apple's new, big and bigger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus — aside from whether or not they'd fit in your skinny jean pockets — is whether or not you can still use them in the traditional one-handed manner. iPhones have always been prized by typers and swipers on the go. Those with feet to pavement and other hands to the coffee cup. Yet with 4.7- and 5.5-inch screens, and casings to match, how well do the new iPhones hold up to that legacy?
19 hours ago
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus speaker sound challenge!
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are here and while we've heard a lot about their new 4.7- and 5.5-inch Retina HD displays, we haven't heard as much about their speakers. Are they louder? Are they clearer?
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