Tag Archives: iPhone 6 plus

Apple releases iOS 12 and watchOS 5 updates

The iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4 are launching this week, but if you’ve decided to keep your current iPhone or Apple Watch rather than upgrade, Apple’s got something new for you, too. Apple has released iOS 12 and watchOS 5 to the public. You can now download both updates over the air, with iOS 12 available by going into Settings > General > Software Update on your iPhone or … [read full article]

Apple confirms it’ll replace your iPhone’s old battery, regardless of diagnostic test result

If you’ve got an iPhone with an older battery and you’ve been thinking about taking Apple up on its $29 battery replacement offer, there’s some more info about it that you should be aware of. Apple said today that it will replace the battery on an iPhone 6 or later for $29, even if it passes the company’s diagnostic test that shows that it retains less than 80 percent of its original capacity. Also of note is … [read full article]

Apple now offering $29 iPhone battery replacements

If you’ve got an iPhone 6 or later and were planning to have your battery replaced at a discount next month, it looks like your wait has been shortened considerably. Apple today confirmed that it is now offering $29 battery replacements to qualifying iPhones. “We expected to need more time to be ready,” Apple explained to TechCrunch, “but we are happy to offer our customers the lower pricing right away. Initial supplies of some replacement … [read full article]

Apple explains why it slowed down iPhones with older batteries, says it’ll offer discounted battery replacements

Apple found itself in a bit of a controversy last week, when some reports about it slowing down iPhones with older batteries came out. The company confirmed that was doing so at that time, and today it shed a bit more light on the situation. Apple today posted a message to further explain why it slowed down iPhones with older batteries and what it plans to do in the future. With the update to iOS … [read full article]

Apple unleashes iOS 11 update

iPhone and iPad owners, grab your devices, because it’s time to update to iOS 11. Apple has released iOS 11 to the public, complete with new features and improvements to existing features. There’s a new Files app to organize and access files on your device and in the cloud, an updated Control Center that you can customize to fit the way that you use your device, and a Do Not Disturb for driving that’ll disable notifications … [read full article]

T-Mobile Fourth of July deals include Galaxy S6 edge for $330, phone-tablet bundle savings

The Fourth of July weekend is very nearly here, and if you were thinking about celebrating America’s independence by buying a new phone, T-Mobile’s got some deals for you to check out. First up, T-Mo is taking a full $350 off of the price of the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge. That leaves the S6 edge at a price of $329.99, or $0 down and 24 payments of $13.75 each. T-Mobile says that this deal is only … [read full article]

T-Mobile launching new promos that offer tablet savings, 10GB family plan

If you need some new devices to help you take advantage of those new Binge On and Music Freedom free streaming services, T-Mobile is happy to help you out. Starting tomorrow, April 6, T-Mobile will offer up to 50 percent (up to $200) off of a tablet when you buy a flagship Apple, Samsung, or LG smartphone on an Equipment Installment Plan. To get the discount, you … [read full article]

iOS 9 officially released by Apple

If you’re using an iPhone or iPad, it’s time to update, because Apple has released a major new version of iOS. Yes, iOS 9 is now available for download on a variety of devices. Apple’s new software is available to the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 4s, as well as the iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini … [read full article]

iPhone 6 Plus Review – Apple’s outstanding entry to the “phablet” market

I use “phablet” in quotation marks for one reason: While a year or two back, the term could be used for a specific area of the smartphone market, in 2014 that’s not so easy to do. Where there was once a line of size distinction, it’s now blurred. Device screen sizes range from 4.5-inches to 5.7-inches, and many of today’s flagships devices are those with displays above the 5-inch mark. But in Apple’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile US took 20% of online iPhone 6, 6 Plus carrier pre-orders [Update]

According to a report by Slice Intelligence, T-Mobile took 20% of the online iPhone 6 and 6 Plus U.S. pre-orders outside Apple.com. And although it wasn’t the biggest seller of iPhones that weekend, it did manage to outperform its market share. Of all the carrier pre-orders, T-Mobile sold 19% of iPhone 6 orders and 20.1% of the iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders between September 12-14. It doesn’t sound, or look like a lot when … [read full article]