The iPhone 6 is coming. That we know and based on various sources, it will be available in two sizes, both drastically bigger than either the 3.5-inch or 4.0-inch displays found on existing iPhones. According to Apple’s own internal slides, big phones are driving sales. When you add up the persistant rumors and Apple’s own data, it seems to be a fair conclusion that this fall will represent the birth of the big iPhone. Big changes often results in big upgrade cycles. One analyst have said it will be the ‘mother lode of iPhone upgrades‘. The iPhone is seven years […]
I’m not bored with my iPhone 5s. It still works just as well as when I first cracked the plastic. There are the issues of spontaneous reboots, but I lay that blame squarely at the feet of iOS 7. Despite it doing pretty much everything and more, it’s no longer magical. It’s a great phone, but I’m ready for something new. The calendar has just moved to February. Apple’s recent product release cycle would have most guestimate a September release for the iPhone 6, which sounds like an enternity. My ability to lose interest aside, there are some very good […]
We’re still months away from an iPhone 6 release date. While the focus has been on the bigger display that has been the subject of many rumors, there are no indications yet that Apple’s going to do much differently when it comes to color and customization options. Last year’s iPhone 5s added gold as a color option, but why stop there? In a landscape dominated by black and white smartphones, veering off that path might be a good idea.
With the perceived success of Samsung’s Galaxy series, there has been a rapidly changing mindset when it comes to a super-sized handset from Apple. The laughable rumors of the iPhone Math and continuing parade of analysts claiming Apple needs to go big has some of the more prominent Apple bloggers including John Gruber, Marco Arment and Rene Ritchie busy crunching numbers on how it could be done without disrupting developers. The short answer is yes, it’s possible, but is it a good idea for Apple to start super sizing the iPhone.