iPhone 6 Plus Too Big, Here’s What You Can Do

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Did you just got your 'bigger than bigger' iPhone 6 Plus and feeling a bit of buyer's remorse? Or maybe the smaller iPhone 6 is not small enough. Regret is not something that often goes hand in hand with buying a new iPhone. A Samsung phone, maybe. In all seriousness, these days are filled with joy and at worst, minor complaints about battery life. This year is different. Since the first iPhone release, changes to our beloved iPhones were often improvements that didn't drastically change how we hold or use our phones. Software has certainly impacted usability, but the hardware always allowed for one-handed use. The jump to a 4-inch display, still allowed for our thumbs to narrowly reach each quadrant. As Android phones grew, big phones were … [Read more...]

6 Cheap iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Cases You Can Buy Today

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Regardless of which iPhone 6 you've bought, it's going to be a big time upgrade from your old iPhone with its dainty, but cute 4-inch or less screen. These phones have massive displays, which should provide for a more immersive experience. This being the year where Apple has made major changes to the iPhone, some case makers are a bit behind, so your favorite case manufacturer may not have cases available on day one, when you first crack the plastic and unbox your new phone. While you wait for a Speck CandyShell, LifeProof, (insert your favorite case), you may be inclined to tempt fate and go case-free. If you're looking for the peace of mind that comes with having some level of protection, there are a good number of cheap iPhone 6 and … [Read more...]

Early Reviews Show Preference For iPhone 6 Over iPhone 6 Plus

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Last night, as is the yearly ritual, the embargo broke on reviews of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. If you've pre-ordered a new iPhone or on the fence, I highly recommend you read some of the great work done by each of these authors. This isn't the first year that Apple has released two iPhones. But last year was entirely different, with the unapologetically plastic iPhone 5c and the flagship iPhone 5s. They were distinct, different and had different audiences. This year, we get two polarizing models, both flagships. It may be the first time a major manufacturer has released two vastly different sizes of a flagship phone. While there are slight differences in the software, the hardware is largely the same. The iPhone 6 Plus benefits from … [Read more...]

Should you upgrade to iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus

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As the calendar hits September, it often marks the introductions new iPhones and this year is no different. They hype surround the event was at an all-time high and subsequently, pre-orders for this batch of new devices saw frustrating customers scrambling to get their orders in, resulting in over 4 million pre-orders during the first 24-hours of being on-sale. People are ordering the iPhone 6 in record numbers. Tim Cook calls them "the best iPhones yet." Honestly, that's a claim that's rightfully made every year. It doesn't help folks who are pondering the question, "Should I upgrade to the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus?" We'll try to help guide you through that process, highlighting what's new, what matters most and how you can successfully … [Read more...]

iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Still Deliver 9/19, 6 Plus Slips To 3-4 Weeks

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Apple's iPhone 6 pre-orders were scheduled to begin promptly at 12 midnight on the West coast, which made for a late night from customers anxious to place their order for either the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. Instead of proceeding quickly through checkout, customers at Apple's online site were met with a message that the store would be right back, cycling through a number of languages. Instead of ordering phones, customers were learning new langauges, while burning the midnight oil. In all seriousness, it led to a massive amount of frustration, which was not helped by waking up in the middle of the night. It left customers fleeing to carrier websites, often having better luck accessing their account and ordering new phones. … [Read more...]

How to check eligibility and upgrade to iPhone 6 or 6 Plus

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The yearly iPhone cycle, it's where we all look lovingly at the shiny, new devices from Apple. At the same time, our old phones somehow become old and outdated, despite months of devoted service. It wasn't long ago, that I walked out of the Annapolis Apple Store with a gold iPhone 5s, a phone that has now lost its luster in the glare of the iPhone 6 Plus. Once you decided on the color, best storage option and which model to buy, the next move is to check eligibility for the all-important subsidy and a plan of action to upgrade to the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. We'll help guide you through the process, highlighting costs, value and impact on your current plan.A comprehensive look at how to check your eligibility, the cost of the … [Read more...]

iPhone 6 Storage Capacity: Apple Takes Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

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The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus deliver on much of what consumers have been wanting from Apple. The biggest being the display. If they were to release a single 4.7-inch iPhone 6, it would have addressed most of the market clamoring for a bigger phone. They went one step further, delivering a massive 5.5-inch display on the iPhone 6 Plus. Now customers who are upgrading have tough decisions on which iPhone 6 to buy. As we see with each new year of iPhones, purchase decisions revolve around which color and storage capacity. Yet again, those are part of your decision process. Amidst all of the upgrades, Apple changed the storage capacity options. With an increasing number of premium smartphones offerings starting at 32GB, there have been no … [Read more...]

How to download U2′s ‘Songs of Innocence’ for free

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Apple today announced two new iPhones, the Apple Watch, Apple Pay and the public availability of iOS 8. At the conclusion of the event, Apple CEO Tim Cook was joined on stage by U2 that included an exchange with lead-singer Bono. The two proceeded to announce that U2's new album "Songs of Innocence" would be available as a free download for all iTunes customers. With half a million iTunes customers, it's the single biggest album giveway in the history of music.Downloading U2's New Album From iTunesOpen iTunes Under 'Quick Links', select 'Purchased You should see U2 Songs of Innonce Tap on the Cloud icon with an arrow The album will now download, for free, to your Mac or PC.Download from your iPhone or … [Read more...]