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Monday September 28

GoPro HERO+: a wallet-friendly $200 action camera...


GoPro just further expanded its action camera lineup after announcing the HERO+ LCD back in June. The new HERO+ is an even more affordable camera that drops the LCD screen while retaining 1080p60 recording and Wi-Fi connectivity.

The HERO+ can also capture 720p60 video, 8-megapixel photos, time-lapses, and burst mode photos. Other features and specs of the camera include an durable (integrated) housing that’s waterproof down to 131 feet (40m), Bluetooth connectivity, GoPro’s new built-in trimming and sharing, QuikCapture (powering up and starting video recording with one button), and HiLight Tag for selecting key moments while filming.

If you’re looking for a very good and very inexpensive action camera, GoPro is your best bet. This would be a great Christmas gift for a kid who was into BMX or other high motion activities. I’ve been thinking of getting one for my motorcycle until I realized, the video wouldn’t really be all that exciting.


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The ultimate iPhone camera comparison: How does the...

Lisa Bettany:

In the past eight years, each new advancement in iPhone camera technology has made dramatic improvements to image quality. The new 12-megapixel iPhone 6s iSight camera is no exception. With 50% more megapixels than the last four iPhone 8-megapixel models, the iPhone 6s boasts a number of key improvements including: improved auto-focus, local tone-mapping, noise reduction, and colour separation, with that fancy “deep trench isolation” technology Apple is raving about.

In this follow-up post to my previous iPhone comparisons, I present a 9 iPhone comparison from all iPhone versions taken with Camera+ including: the original iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and the new iPhone 6s, in a variety of real-life situations to test each iPhone camera’s capabilities.

The results are predictable (after all, it’s expected the camera would get better with each generation) but seeing them on the page is very...

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Twocanoes: Winclone and Boot Runner 2 [Sponsor]

Thanks to Twocanoes Software for sponsoring The Loop this week. Makers of Winclone, the best Mac app for migrating, cloning and backing up your Boot Camp partition. This week Loop readers can use the code “theloop” to get 10% off Winclone 5, just in time to backup Boot Camp before upgrading to El Capitan. If you run Boot Camp in labs or classrooms, Boot Runner 2 from Twocanoes is a time saver for remote scheduling of maintenance reboots and an easy to use OS picker for your users. Check out the video or get the 14-day trial and see how easy Boot Runner makes...

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Apple's record setting iPhone 6s launch weekend...

With more than 13 million units sold in the first three days of availability, the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus exceeded most market expectations, and analysts responded on Monday by reacting favorably to the announcement from Apple.

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Apple announces sales of more than 13 million iPhone...

It was a good weekend for the iPhone 6s launch.

Apple on Monday announced that the company had sold over 13 million iPhone 6s and 6s Plus handsets in the opening three days of the device’s availability.

The company had previously stated it was on pace to beat last year’s 10 million unit sales record and has cleanly done so, topping its previous record by 3 million units. Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be available in an additional 40 countries beginning October 9th, albeit China will not be part of the initial rollout.

The iPhone 6s will be available in 130 countries by the end of 2015, with IHS Technology forecasting...

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Google launches Google Keep note-taking app for iOS

If you were looking for Google to create a note-taking service and launch it for iOS, this is the day you’ve been waiting for.

More than two years after launching Google Keep for Android and the Web in March of 2013 and Android Wear in June of 2014, Google Keep has now launched on iOS.

The software allows the following bits of niftiness:
– Capture, edit, share, and collaborate on your notes on any device, anywhere.

– Add notes, lists, photos, and audio to Keep.

– Organize your notes with labels and colors.

– Set and forget. Get reminded about a note at the right time or place.

– Record a voice memo and have it automatically transcribed...

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Apple posts guide to activating, deactivating...

This could come in handy.

Recently, Apple posted full instructions as to how to activate and deactivate Private Browsing in iOS 9. Private Browsing mode protects your private information and blocks some websites from tracking your behavior. Safari won’t remember the pages you visit, your search history, or your AutoFill information.

To turn on Private Browsing, open Safari, then tap Pages icon. Tap Private to turn private browsing on. While Private Browsing is on, Safari appears black or dark instead of white or gray.

If you’re using iOS 7 or earlier on an iPad, open Safari, tap Plus icon to open a new tab, then tap Private.

To turn off Private...

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Apple Explains 3D Touch with a Cool Video

3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus doesn't let your reach inside your smartphone's display. It's actually a really cool way to make things happen without needing to drill down through lots of menus, or in some cases, even opening an app. Think of 3D Touch sort of like a hyper-contextual menu. Apple figured that might be easier to explain with a demonstration, so the company put together an awesome video showing some of the ways 3D Touch can help you out.

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Over half of all iOS devices now running iOS 9

Since iOS 9 launched on September 16, analytics firm Mixpanel has been closely monitoring the adoption rate of the new OS by checking the version of devices running apps with Mixpanel's tracking code. Today, just 12 days after the launch of iOS 9, the new mobile operating system is running on 52.33 percent of all iOS devices.

iOS 8 is running on only 40.49 percent of iOS devices, while those devices stuck on iOS 7 or older operating systems make up just a tiny 7.18 percent. It's great to see that so many iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users feel that the new OS is stable and that the upgrade process is so painless. You can keep an eye on the adoption rate numbers yourself at this web page. 

If you're one of the 40.49 percent, why haven't you switched to iOS 9? Let us know in the comments.

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Second-gen Apple Watch likely to wait until mid- to...

A second-generation Apple Watch is predicted no earlier than mid-2016, and will likely feature a thinner size and better performance, according to a Cowen and Company research memo based on a recent tour of Asian suppliers.

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Apple says iPhone 6S and 6S Plus break sales records

Enlarge / The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

Apple announced today that the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus have sold a total of 13 million units in their first weekend, continuing the company's tradition of outdoing the previous year's sales every time it introduces a new iPhone model.

There are a few factors that contribute to the increased sales. First, Apple had another week to rack up online preorders ahead of the iPhone's first weekend in stores—the phones usually launch about a week after preorders begin, but this year there were two weeks between the start of...

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DealBITS Discount: Save 50% on Swift Publisher 4

See who won copies of Swift Publisher in last week’s DealBITS drawing, and if you’re not among them, read on to save 50 percent on BeLight Software’s print design software.


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Here’s How to Turn Off Apple Music’s Autopay

Apple Music may be cool, but it isn't for everyone. The three month free trial you signed up for on launch day is about to run out-on September 30th, to be exact. If you don't want to start paying US$9.99 a month for your subscription it's time to turn off autopay. You can disable Apple Music's automaticic monthly payments pretty easily from your iPhone. Read on to learn how, or if you're happy with Apple Music just keep listening and your creditcard will automatically get charged when it's time to renew.

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Complicating Details: Notable New Features in...

The operating system for the Apple Watch, watchOS 2, adds important improvements such as native apps and custom complications. Jeff Carlson reveals some of the lesser-known features and details that enhance the Apple Watch experience.


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Kakaku: Mac OS X market share in Japan declines year...

Approximately 97.9% of the total population in Japan now owns at least one personal computer, according to a survey by Kakaku, which provides price, products and other information of merchandise and services including PCs, home electronics, broadband and mobile phone telecommunication fees, food, drink, interiors and cosmetics. That's up 1.8 percentage points year-over-year.

Windows 7 was the most popular operating system with 46.3 percent market share. Windows 10 had 15.3% percent, while Mac OS X had 7.4%, according to Kakaku (as noted by, a global investment newswire). That's down from 11.26 percent in 2014 (based on data from If Kakaku's survey is accurate, Japan seems to be the exception to the rule. Overall, Macs have gained global market share for 33 out of the last 34 quarters.

Kakaku doesn't count tablets in its personal...

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A gallery of real world iPhone 6s and 6s Plus photos

David Pierce took his iPhone 6s and 6s Plus out on the streets and took a bunch of photos. None of these are retouched in any way. Tap on a picture to embiggen.

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Bad low-light photos on iPhone 6s? Try turning off...

The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have new cameras on the front and rear as well as featuring the new Live Photos mode, a combination of photo and short 3 second video, which is enabled by default. The quality of both cameras has been considerably improved, beyond the raw increase to 12-megapixel back camera and 5 megapixel front […]

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Getting a new iPhone? Here’s a bunch of 3D Touch tips

Jonny Evans, writing for ComputerWorld, pulled together a nice little collection of 3D Touch tips and tricks.

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Site claims to be offering Apple Music for Android...

UPDATE: One of our readers over at 9to5Google, with experience of using Betabound commented the following: “Centercode, who runs Betabound, has been around for over a decade running software/hardware betas. I have been through numerous tests with them. I understand the skepticism but this is a legit company.” Perhaps then, we can be a little […]

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iPhone 6s, 6s Plus Sales Top 13M During Launch...

Apple broke its iPhone launch weekend sales yet again, this time hitting 13 million units with the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. That easily tops last year's 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch weekend sales.

The Mac Observer Spin: China no doubt helped boost this year's iPhone launch weekend sales figures. If China had been part of the iPhone 6 launch last year, it's possible we wouldn't be seeing a 3 million unit increase year over year.

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iPhone 6s, 6s Plus will ship to Russia, Ireland,...

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will ship to a further 40 countries and territories starting on Oct. 9, followed by additional rollouts on Oct. 10 and Oct. 16, Apple said on Monday.

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Netflix unveils its DIY ‘Netflix and Chill’ button

Netflix has shown off a one-touch ‘move time’ button that switches on Netflix, dims the lights and puts your iPhone into Do Not Disturb mode. The button was introduced at the 2015 World Maker Faire, and the company has released the plans to enable you to build your own. It is also inviting idea for further […]

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Apple sells blockbuster 13 million iPhone 6s, 6s...

Apple's new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are off to a record breaking start, selling more than 13 million units in their first three days of availability, the company announced on Monday.

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Apple published a new Press Release

Apple just published a new Press Release:

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Apple announces more than 13 million iPhone 6s and...

Following two weeks of preorders and the public launch on Friday, Apple today announced it has sold over 13 million iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in the first three days of availability. The company had previously stated it was on pace to beat last year’s 10 million unit sales record and has cleanly done so, topping […]

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Tim Cook met with India’s Prime Minister, discussed...

Shortly after Tim Cook met with the Chinese President, Apple’s CEO has met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as expected. The Times of India reports that the two of them discussed the possibility of bringing Apple Pay to the country, and Prime Minister Modi invited Apple to set up a manufacturing base in the country. Cook was said to […]

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A (3D) touch above: The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus...

Enlarge / The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

Every two years, Apple redesigns the iPhone. And in between each new design is an "S" model, one that looks basically the same as the previous version but overhauls the insides to keep things fresh. 2015 is an S year.

New designs typically generate the bigger buzz since it's easier to convince people that something is worth an upgrade when it looks and feels new. But to its credit, Apple is careful to make these less-buzzworthy S refreshes about more than just adding speed or bumping up the camera. The iPhone 4S added Siri. The iPhone 5S brought TouchID and 64-bit support. And the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus are mostly about the pressure-sensitive screen, dubbed “3D Touch.”

Still, the right iPhone upgrade interval for most...

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Two Risky Strategies Could Threaten Apple's...

One of the ironies of my technical career is that when I first went to work for a tech company, I specifically wanted to work for a firm that was breaking the mold -- not representative of it. So, in my initial interview, I was concerned that IBM was going to buy the firm because it was the mold at that time. I was promised it wasn't, and that there was a contract that said it couldn't. Then, six months later, it did. IBM nearly failed six years after that, largely due to two strategies Apple now has embraced.

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An Apple Car may one day lack a driver (and a...

A new report from The Wall Street Times says the Apple Car will drive out in 2019, but won't be driverless as some have predicted (though it will be all electric). 

Let's assume the WSJ is right. This will be version 1.0 of the Apple Car. But what might version 2.0 be like? Version 3.0? Version 20? At some point the Apple Car may not only lack a driver behind the wheel, but also come without a steering wheel, gas or break pedals, a horn and review mirrors.

In 2014 IEEE, a technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, unveiled the findings of a survey that revealed expert opinions about the future of driverless cars, such as speed bumps to mass adoption, essential autonomous technologies, features in the car of the future, and geographic adoption. More than 200 researchers, academicians, practitioners, university students,...

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PSA: Keep an eye on your mobile data if you ever use...

If you ever use your iPhone on poor-quality WiFi networks, you may want to check your mobile data usage. As Quartz noted, a new feature introduced with iOS 9 is leading some people to see dramatic increases in their mobile data usage. Wi-Fi Assist means that iOS recognizes slow WiFi and supplements it with mobile data. […]

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How to use Time Travel in watchOS 2

WatchOS 2, the upgrade of the operating system for the Apple Watch, adds a Time Travel feature. Nope, no Back to the Future or Looper possibilities here. But you can scroll with the Digital Crown to explore events in the future (and past).

Like what, you ask? You can check on upcoming meetings or activities. You can look at info from third-party apps, such as upcoming flight information. You can check what the weather will be a few hours from now. And more.

To use Time Travel,  you'll need to use one of the watchOS 2 watch faces that support the feature. They include Chronograph, Solar, Color, Astronomy, Simple, Modular, Utility, and even Mickey Mouse.

If you have one of those watch faces enabled, you just twist the Digital Crown forward or backward to move that direction in time. Your watch face will change the time and show a little blue status icon that says Time...

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Touch ID on the iPhone 6s is fast, but not so fast...

There have been some reports that Touch ID on the iPhone 6s is now so fast that you can no longer access the lockscreen, as it unlocks as soon as you touch the home button. This is a slight exaggeration: Touch ID is indeed much faster than older models, but not quite instant, as the above […]

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iPhone 6s vs iPhone 6 – Full comparison [Video]

If you haven’t heard, Apple’s iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are finally here, but should you upgrade? Well today we’re comparing the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus… Design and hardware Starting out with design, it’ll be hard to tell the difference between any of these phones. Being […]

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Sunday September 27

Reported iOS 9 compass/gyroscope bug affects iPhone...

A potential bug discovered in Apple's latest iOS 9 release appears to be impacting certain apps running on iPhone 6s that tap into compass and gyroscope data, in some cases affecting key assets that render some features unusable.

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Rumor: 'iPhone 7' might be waterproof,...

A set of rumors out of the Far East on Sunday claims Apple is well into the prototyping phase of its next-generation handset, with current test models incorporating a waterproof design that could be applied to a non-metal frame.

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ClamXav 2.8.5

Brings back advanced preferences and improves displayed data after performing database updates. ($29.95 new, free update, 19.4 MB)


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Rumor Roundup: iPhone 7 to feature new casing...

While the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus only just became available this past week, rumors surrounding next year’s flagship from Apple are already starting to surface. A pair of postings on Chinese social networking site Weibo first spotted by Macotakara claim that the iPhone 7, or whatever it may be called, will feature several […]

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Apple Music FAQ: The ins and outs of Apple's...

Apple singlehandedly turned the digital music marketplace on its head when it launched the iTunes Store in 2003, and now it’s going after the current hottest trend: Streaming media. Apple introduced this new service, Apple Music, during its annual Worldwide Developer’s Conference earlier this year, bringing out the company’s big guns (record exec and Beats cofounder Jimmy Iovine, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software Eddy Cue, and hip hop star Drake) to show the world how Apple Music plans to compete with the likes of Spotify, Rdio, and Tidal.

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The Logic Pros: Routing 101 – creating multi-track...

In this week’s episode of The Logic Pros, after looking at some high quality hardware over the past few weeks or so, we are going back to basics with busses, aux tracks, sends and more. While Apple has made it about as easy as we can imagine for new users jumping into Logic for the first […]

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GraphicConverter 9.7.2

Brings several additions and improvements to the venerable graphic conversion and editing utility. ($39.95 new, free update, 89.6 MB)


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Inside iOS 9: Apple makes it easier to upgrade with...

In a bid to drive the already-impressive iOS upgrade rate even higher, Apple has brought a bit of OS X to iOS 9 with a new automatic installation option that will let iPhones and iPads update themselves --?at a convenient time for the user.

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Postbox 4.0.5

Enables indexing to be performed in the background and adds support for the San Francisco font in OS X 10.11 El Capitan. ($15 new, free update, 25.5 MB)


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LaunchBar 6.5

Updates support for OS X 10.11 El Capitan and adds diversity options for emojis. ($29 new, free update, 13.3 MB)


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How to watch the ‘blood moon’ total lunar eclipse...


Tonight — Sunday, Sept. 27 — you can see the first “supermoon” total lunar eclipse in 30 years. The moon will turn red, which is normal for a lunar eclipse, but this rare event will be bigger and brighter than those of the past few decades. That’s because the eclipse will coincide with a supermoon — a “very rare” alignment that won’t happen again until 2033.

Check this map to see if you live where the eclipse will be visible. If you don’t live in a visible region, or a big city with too many tall obstructions or a lot of light pollution, bookmark this page.

We won’t see the full effect here on the West Coast but if you’re lucky enough to be able to get outside and see it clearly, don’t miss it. Otherwise, like so many other things nowadays, you can watch online.


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Luna Solaria: a moon phases app

Moon Connection:

Now you can have accurate, attractive Moon and Sun details at your fingertips. View a beautiful real-time image of the current Moon phase, complete with technical data. Quickly see if the Moon is above the horizon on the Lunar Position screen, along with Moon rise and set times and precise Moon position in the sky. If you also want to know Sun rise and set times, look at the Solar Position screen.

Tonight’s total eclipse of the Super Harvest Moon could be spectacular, depending on the weather in your area. Use this free app to figure its position in your night sky.

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The After Math: That's Show Business

This week on the After Math, we look back at the week's entertainment news. That includes Amazon's big night at the Emmy awards, Oculus' new product announcements and North America's first 1TB PS4. We also contemplate whether the new Angry Birds mo...

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Inhabitat's Week in Green: Off-grid homes and...

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.

What does it take for a house to go completely off-grid? A diverse range of energy sources is key -- and...

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The Week in iPad Cases: Backpacks, for when you need..., sleeves, cases for the iPad Pro, and more!

This week’s roundup of new iPad cases also brings you a keyboard case from Zagg and Griffin’s latest Survivor case for the new iPad mini 4. Read on for more!


The Ultratough Screenguardz (iPad mini 4; $20) is a crystal-clear screen protector that precisely fits your iPad mini 4.

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Saturday September 26

Apple could face penalty in Russia over same-sex...

Apple could potentially be facing a fine upwards of one million rubles in Russia (which is only about $15,000 USD) over its inclusion of same-sex couple emoji characters on the built-in iOS keyboard. The Independent reports that police in Russia have began an investigation into Apple to determine whether the company has violated a highly controversial national ban on activity its […]

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The best iPhone 6s 3D Touch features [Video]

Apple’s iPhone 6s is finally here and it comes along with a new feature that you may not be familiar with. Today we’re checking out the best 3D Touch features. Some of you are probably thinking, how is this any different from a long press, right? Well its uses may not be very different at […]

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Sorkin apologizes for remarks about Apple's Tim...

The screenwriter behind Universal's Steve Jobs biopic, Aaron Sorkin, apologized on Saturday for his response to remarks by Apple CEO Tim Cook, who last week said that filmmakers were being "opportunistic" making movies about the Apple co-founder.

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Sorkin apologizes to Tim Cook, says they both went...

Earlier this week, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin fired shots at Apple CEO Tim Cook, who last week on Colbert called films based on the life of Steve Jobs opportunistic. “I think a lot of people are trying to be opportunistic and I hate this,” Cook said. “It’s not a great part of our world.” Sorkin then shot back […]

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iPhone 6s and 6s Plus hold up surprisingly well in...

We’ve already seen how well the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus hold up in bend tests and drop tests, and now a new video from YouTuber Zach Straley shows how well the devices fair when submerged in water. In the video, Straley submerges both the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in bowls of water, pulling […]

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STM Drifter review: Water resistant, light cargo-...

STM is a relatively well-known Australian company that makes great quality, but slightly pricey bags and cases for your gadgets. What I’ve always loved about the company is that most of its bags don’t look anything like the typical accessories you’d associate with consumer tech. They just look like regular bags, except they’re not. Nowhere is that […]

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iPhone 6s has a hidden 3D Touch feature: zoom

Early buyers of Apple’s new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus discovered that settings for 3D Touch were buried within the Accessibility section of the Settings app, and very few in number: turn on/turn off, adjust sensitivity, and test the feature. But it turns out that there’s a hidden 3D Touch setting that’s disabled by default […]

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Recommended Reading: How Oculus took Netflix to the...

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.

John Carmack on Developin...

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ICYMI: Weather in a box, cyborg drummer and more

Today on In Case You Missed It: The world's biggest 3D printer was just unveiled in Italy and it's a hefty 40 feet tall and 20 feet in diameter, earning its name, "Big Delta." Its intended purpose is to build mud huts for emergency housing. A devic...

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Gadget Ogling: Pebble Goes Round, VR Hits Movies,...

The latest Pebble looks a touch different from previous models of the smartwatch. Instead of a square screen with rounded edges, it bears a circular watch face. The Pebble Time Round also is thinner and lighter than its siblings, but it's not as water-resistant. More importantly, the battery doesn't last as long -- a couple of days rather than a week. That earns it a black mark, as long battery life is critical for an effective smartwatch. That said, to my eye, it's classier than Pebble Time and Pebble Time Steel and most other smartwatches.

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Report: YouTube's 2-in-1 subscription service...

YouTube might be launching its long-awaited subscription service as soon as the end of October, according to Recode. Google's video website already sent out emails to content owners, asking them to agree to the terms for a "new ads-free version of...

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This week on AppleInsider: iPhone 6s launch, Apple...

Apple's busy month continued not just with the launch of new iPhones and firmware updates, but also news of the first major malware infection on the iOS App Store, and rumors that an Apple car could hit roads as soon as 2019.

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The week in Apple news: iPhone 6s release,...

Apple headlines for the week ending Sept. 25, 2015

The big news: The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are here. The early reviews are in, and Macworld is hard at work with its own review. Look for it in the next few days. On Wednesday, Apple will release OS X EL Capitan, and we’ll have a review of that, as well. In the meantime, if you’re waiting in line for your new iPhone—or if you already have your new iPhone and you’re reading this on it now—you can find out the other important Apple headlines in this slideshow. Just click on the link to read the full story.

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Friday September 25

Apple's Tim Cook, Lisa Jackson placed at head...

Apple CEO Tim Cook and environment and government affairs chief Lisa Jackson joined other tech industry titans at President Barack Obama's head table for Friday night's White House dinner in honor of visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping. Cook is also expected to meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this weekend.

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PlayStation Vita TV hack gives you a way to play...

If you have a PlayStation TV collecting dust in a cabinet somewhere, this might make it useful again. A user called "mr.gas" from the Hackinformer forum has detailed how you can tweak the device to play games that it's currently not compatible with...

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US, China have an 'understanding' to fight...

Ahead of a state dinner in Washington D.C. attended by a number of notable tech CEOs (Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg and Satya Nadella, to name a few), President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced an unprecedented agreement on the topic of...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook and VP Lisa Jackson sit at...

Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook and former EPA administrator Lisa Jackson, arrive for a State Dinner reception in honor of Chinese President Xi Jinping, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Among over 200 titans of industry, finance and entertainment this evening, Apple’s Tim […]

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iOS ad blockers might be messing with your online...

Ads pay the bills for a lot of sites (including this one). But they can also be intrusive and with some of the tracking abilities available out there, a bit creepy. To combat some of that and to speed up page loads Apple introduced a Content Blocke...

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Why the iPad won’t replace the MacBook as my main...

With all the productivity features that iOS 9 brings, I decided it was time to trade up my long-in-the-tooth iPad mini 2 for an iPad Air 2 and see how the other half’s been living. So far, I’ve been impressed by the capabilities of the Air 2: Its speed, its slim and light form factor, and its gorgeous large screen. 

Honestly, the more impressive the iPad gets, the closer it approaches, well, the MacBook. But despite all of that, and even with the immense productivity enhancements made in iOS 9, I found myself thinking that I’m not about to give up my laptop anytime soon. 

Keep on truckin’ 

It wasn’t so long ago that I found myself nodding in agreement as Steve Jobs declared that some day soon tablets would be the “cars” to traditional computers’ “trucks.” That most people could get by on a tablet for the things they needed to do every day: Check their email, surf the web, watch movies, and run the occasional app. 


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iPhone 6s vs iPhone 6s Plus: Dual unboxing +...

Meet the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. I’m almost certain this isn’t the first time you’ve seen these phones, but I thought I’d give you my voice on the matter. Sure, we may be on the “S” cycle this year, but does that mean there’s nothing special to look forward to? This year, the iPhone […]

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The best 3D Touch-enabled apps available for iPhone...

Apple released its latest and greatest iPhone on Friday with an all-new pressure-sensitive 3D Touch input system that introduces novel user interactions like "peek and pop," Quick Actions, added gesture control and more. To help get new iPhone 6s owners started, we put together a list of the best apps that take advantage of the handset's unique capabilities.

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AWT News Update: September 25, 2015

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Today's the day! The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus made it into the hands of millions of eager Apple fans -- and one robot -- today. 

  • Academy Award-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin took offense to Tim Cook saying that filmmakers are "opportunistic" when making movies about Steve Jobs
  • iOS 9 is now officially on more iOS devices than iOS 8
  • The Palo Alto Apple Store is the site of perhaps the first robotic purchase of an iPhone

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Lockscreen Bug Fix Conspicuously Absent in iOS 9...

Apple has released the first update to its new iOS 9 operating system to clean up some bugs in the original version of the software. Bugs addressed in the update, iOS 9.0.1, include a system freeze on the slide to update screen, alarms and timers that would fail to go off, and frame distortion in paused videos. One bug Apple didn't address in the first update to iOS allows an intruder to bypass a device's lockscreen and access photos and contacts on it. Still, compared to some past versions of iOS, the latest version appears quite stable.

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iPhone 6s Plus: hands-on & first impressions...

Ben’s six hours ahead of me in the UK and had fallen in love with his iPhone 6s before I rolled out of bed, but UPS held my iPhone 6s Plus as requested so I was able to pick it up and spend the morning trying it out before the usual evening delivery. 3D Touch, Live […]

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Apple one of the 'Brands of the Year' at...

Apple was among 118 brands from 30 countries honored at the World Branding Awards. To win, a brand needs to have built a good reputation and trust with consumers, as 70 percent of the scoring process come from consumers voting for their favorite brands.

The Awards is organized by the World Branding Forum (WBF), a global non-profit organization dedicated to "advancing branding standards for the good of the branding community as well as consumers." It organizes and sponsors a range of educational programs, and has joint collaborations with universities and museums.

Global winners include Apple, Cartier, Coca-Cola, Facebook, Google, Guinness, HSBC, IKEA, Johnnie Walker, Kleenex, Lego, Louis Vuitton, McDonald's, Mercedes Benz, Nescafé, Nike, Rolex, Shell, Starbucks and VISA.

National tier winners from around the world include ANZ Bank from Australia, Sinopec from...

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Mac: Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Elements 14

If you’re looking for a photo or video editing solution and don’t want to break the bank with Adobe’s full “pro” editions of Photoshop or Premiere, the good news is that you can still stay in the Adobe family with its reasonably powerful “prosumer” Elements editions. Freshly updated new versions of Adobe Photoshop Elements 14 ($100) and Adobe Premiere Elements 14 ($100) gain several handy new features bringing them a bit closer to their much more powerful siblings, while also refining the user interface for more ease of use.

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iOS 9 “App Skinning” feature delayed, iCloud backup...

Well, this is sort of a kick in the pants.

One of iOS 9’s major new features, App Thinning (or “app slicing”), has been delayed due to an issue with iOS 9. App Thinning was announced at WWDC as a way to help trim down the size of large applications by letting developers mark assets for each specific type of device. When users download the app, the App Store will determine which device they have and only require them to download the assets necessary to run on their device.

Although App Thinning has been examined in TestFlight for the past few weeks, Apple has said that App Thinning will not appear until the company resolves an issue in the way iCloud handles backups....

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Tips: How to adjust 3D Touch sensitivity on your new...

Apple's new pressure sensitive 3D Touch can be adjusted for sensitivity, allowing users to require more or less force to invoke the input method. Here's how you can customize it to your liking.

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A robot walks into an Apple Store...

The line outside Apple's Palo Alto store for the iPhone 6S wasn't entirely human. A tele-presence robot brought a touch of the future.

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Aaron Sorkin slams Tim Cook: “You’ve got a lot of...

Aaron Sorkin responded to Tim Cook’s recent criticism of filmmakers who have created a number of recent Steve Jobs biopics as “opportunistic,” pushing back against the claim by highlighting Apple’s decision to manufacture its products overseas using cheap labor: “Nobody did this movie to get rich,” he said. “Secondly, Tim Cook should really see the […]

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Moving Your Apple Watch to Your New iPhone

Apple has opened the iPhone 6s spigot. If you are one of those getting a new iPhone, but you have an Apple Watch paired with your old phone, there are a few steps you need to take to make your Apple Watch and your new iPhone happy together.


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DxO ONE 20.2 Megapixel camera for iPhone and iPad

I’ll be posting more about this camera, but I’ve been using it and it’s so great.

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News: iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus: Unboxing +...

We’ve received the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus and have posted unboxing photos of Apple’s newest iPhones. We’ve also included a few shots comparing the new phones to their predecessors, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Look for our full, independent, comprehensive review on Monday....

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Apple Inc A9 chip cores in iPhone 6s and 6s Plus...

Preliminary testing of Apple's latest A-series mobile Application Processor shows that it brings a big jump in general CPU performance over last year's already speedy A8. It also advances Apple's lead in proprietary ARM core design performance over Samsung and Qualcomm.

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New videos compare Touch ID speeds on iPhone 5s, 6,...

Apple announced during the iPhone 6s keynote earlier this month that the phone would include a second-generation Touch ID system that was much faster than its predecessor. Now that iPhone buyers are starting to get their handsets delivered, it’s possible to test just how much faster. In the video below from iFixYouri, you can see […]

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The Week in iOS Apps: It's complicated

It's complicated

Apple Watches are full of complications—in the best sense of the word. Really. We’ll show you two apps featuring new complications, plus more from the iOS world. Read on!

Carrot Weather

Here’s a word you’ll get used to in the age of the Apple Watch—“complications,” used to describe small elements that appear on the watch face and offer quick access to frequently used data. The $4 Carrot Weather app is one of those “funny” weather apps, providing a snarky quip with its forecasts. The newest update adds complications for the Apple Watch—it can now show you current weather and forecasts the next few hours—as well as new 3D Touch quick actions supported in iOS 9 on the iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus.

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SoundShare: The missing piece of Apple Music

Kirk McElhearn, writing for Macworld:

A friend recently showed me an iOS app called SoundShare. This free app lets you play music and, if you want, share it with your friends. You can follow people, as you would on Facebook or Twitter, and see what they’ve listened to, while sharing what you’ve heard.

I’ve been beta testing SoundShare for a while now and, I have to say, it is a brilliant complement to Apple Music and my go-to app for new music discovery.

Give it a try. It’s free and, in my opinion, well worth your time.

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Oh Samsung

Walk along the bedraggled queue of people, and pillows and discarded bottles of water bore the same bright blue color and were emblazoned with the hashtag #NextIsNew.

“They were given to us by Apple,” a person in queue told International Business Times. A friend of his, however, was a little more savvy, quietly informing him: “No man, it was Samsung, I did a little research.”

What the fuck is wrong with this company? Instead of these types of stunts, why not try to build a better product—that philosophy is the one thing they haven’t copied from Apple.

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Tim Cook spotted at Georgetown Apple Store as Angela...

Two members of Apple’s executive team have been spotted celebrating the launch of the company’s latest smartphone with shoppers and retail employees. CEO Tim Cook was spotted in the Georgetown Apple Store hanging out and taking selfies with customers. Meanwhile, Retail SVP Angela Ahrendts was out of the country, spending her day with employees at […]

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External Link: Adam and Josh Discuss Buying an...

Confused about how to buy an iPhone 6s with all the new no-contract plans? TidBITS publisher Adam Engst and Managing Editor Josh Centers joined host Chuck Joiner on the MacJury to discuss the options. While there isn’t a clear answer that works for everyone, they offer some guidelines based on your needs.


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China's black market prices for new iPhones...

Extra charges for the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus on China's black market are a lot lower than last year when the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were released thanks to Apple's efforts to increase stock and shorten shipping time, the Chinese language news portal, DoNews reports.

iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus online orders began in China, including Hong Kong, this morning. Demand for rose gold models has been soaring because buyers said it's the only color that distinguishes the new iPhone from its predecessor, says DoNews (as noted by, a global investment newswire).

Earlier today, black market prices for rose gold iPhone 6s handsets were CNY 6,000 (about US$941) for the 16G version and CNY 8,200 for the 128G model. Black market prices for the iPhone 6s Plus were CNY 9,000 for a 64G smartphone and CNY 11,000 ($1,726) for a 128G version.

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FoneFox tests iPhone 6s Plus bendiness, comes up...

The good news is we might not have to deal with “BendGate 2.0” where the iPhone 6s is concerned.

Following last year’s controversy, Apple strengthened the weak points of its iPhone 6s handsets and added a new, stronger 7000 series aluminum to the device.

It seems to have helped.

The YouTube channel FoneFox put the iPhone 6s Plus through its bend-related paces to see what improvements had been made.

In the video, the phone is given the same bend test it was given a year ago. FoneFox’s Christian simply wraps his hands around the device and attempts to bend it in the middle. While the phone starts to bend under more and more...

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Foursquare uses its foot traffic data to predict...

Foursquare is tapping into its data of foot traffic for the first time to predict Apple’s iPhone sales as the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus launch this weekend. The company notes that it has “the world’s largest database of information on the foot traffic of people around the globe,” courtesy of its app users […]

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iPhone 6s launch draws lines, AT&T removes...

It was a good iPhone launch this year over in Berkeley, California and albeit the overnight camp out numbers for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus apparently weren’t as high as last year’s, the event still drew an enthusiastic crowd that spent both the previous afternoon and the night before.

This year proved different, as I decided to finally spend the full night as opposed to waking up abysmally early the morning of the launch and seeing where this put me. Having picked up a $20 foam sleep pad from REI, I chucked this, my camera, my sleeping bag and two pillows into the car and drove off to the Apple Store.

Upon arriving, I hunkered down with several other people who were...

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Apple Watch apps won’t install? Here are some...

While WatchOS 2 is a fine leap forward for the Apple Watch , like many software updates, it can cause problems for some users.

I’ve experienced this first-hand with my Apple Watch, which was unable to install certain native apps after upgrading to watchOS 2. These apps would begin to install, even showing an icon on the Watch’s home screen, but would then get stuck halfway through the process and eventually disappear.

The good news is that the problem is fixable, but it may take some time and effort. In my case, only a full reset of both the Apple Watch and my iPhone 6 Plus did the trick.

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How hackers can access iPhone contacts and photos...

iPhone users have yet another screenlock bypass vulnerability to watch out for, according to a new video demonstration that shows how the bug can be exploited to gain unauthorized access to photos and contacts.

The hack reportedly works on iOS version 9.0.1, which Apple released Wednesday, although some people say they are unable to reproduce it. The vulnerability makes it possible for someone who gets even a brief moment with an iPhone to rifle through contacts and photos without entering the password. Here it is in action.

Beware! iOS 9 & iOS 9.0.1 - Security Flaw - Passcode Bypass. Turn Off Siri on Lockscreen to be Safe.

It works by entering an incorrect password four times. Then, immediately after the incorrect password is entered for the fifth time, the attacker holds down the...

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9to5Toys Last Call: Amazon Prime $67, Lytro 16GB...

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Last Call Updates:  Get iPhone 6s sooner by going through this eBay store, even Rose Gold (potential tax advantages + Paypal options) Anker iPhone […]

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AppleInsider podcast goes hands-on with iPhone 6s,...

On this week's AppleInsider podcast, Dan and Victor talk hands-on wit the new Phone 6s, Mikey and Neil discuss iOS 9 adoption, Neil's favorite features of watchOS 2, and content blockers. We also discuss some of the ways the iPhone and now the Apple Watch act as assistive devices, and Mikey's appearance on MSNBC.

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iPhone 6s teardown reveals a smaller battery and...

The industrious tinkerers at iFixit got their hands on an iPhone 6s and 6s Plus and immediately tore the things apart to figure out what makes them tick.

The teardown confirmed much of what we had already deduced: The 6s has a smaller battery, 2GB of RAM, and—thanks to the technology behind 3D Touch—a heavier display. But it’s cool to get a peek inside the phone and see exactly how which pieces Apple picked to make it work (and there sure are a lot of pieces).

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Ryot in Haiti: Shot in 4K entirely on the iPhone 6s...


The film tells the story of one citizen from Jalouzi, one of the largest slums in Haiti, who is determined to bring color to the impoverished area by helping paint the entire town, literally.

Believing that color has the power to transform his community, he’s helping to paint everywhere – on houses, on buses, and the entire hillside. Armed with brushes of bright blues, pastel pinks, and sunshine yellows, he’s helping to mobilize citizens of all ages, determined to turn the grey town into a rainbow full of color to lead the way to a brighter Haiti.

I don’t care much that it was shot on any particular device. But it is a wonderful film full of hope for the future of one of the most impoverished places in the world.


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iPhone 6s diary: Day one first impressions – forget...

Put the iPhone 6s next to its predecessor, and I’d challenge anyone to tell them apart. You start to notice the difference as soon as you put your thumb on the Touch ID sensor. Apple says that the new sensor is faster, and I was surprised to find that the difference – while small – […]

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News: iFixit posts teardowns of iPhone 6s, 6s Plus

As expected, iFixit has posted its complete teardown of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6 Plus, confirming some specs while revealing a few new insights. As expected, both devices have the same general outward appearance, although the 6s is a hair larger than the 6, but only by a millimeter or two in each dimension. The iPhone 6s is stamped with a new model number, A1688, while the 6s Plus gets A1687. The new 7000 series aluminum alloy is a noticeable change…

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