Apple has announced their upcoming iPhone event, which will be happening September 9th, and has sent out invites to the press. We knew, like always, that Apple will be releasing soon their upcoming iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. The event invite also indicates that Siri might be a star at the event with “Hey Siri, give us a hint”.
There have been some rumors around these devices, like always, and though there isn’s anything confirmed yet, rumors say they will be including a more resistant shell and Force Touch. If you’re saving up to get one of these new iPhones, make sure you mark September 9th on your calendar.
Phoenix and SessionM’s mobile insights platform, mXP, revealed some interesting data that shows 12% of Android users are planning to switch to iOS when the iPhone 6S/7 is released. The short study was based on a single question on more than 39 thousand random users on August 11th. From these users, 42% had Android devices and 58% had iOS.
The question asked was “Are you planning on buying the new iPhone this fall?”, which was sent to these users through the mXP platform. Here’s how they answered:
From those who participated, 12% answered that they would either definitely switch or at least they are considering it. Of course, we will have [...]
After Apple’s disastrous Bendgate scandal after the launch of the iPhone 6, it’s definitely expected that the company will look to make their new 6s a much stronger product. Thanks to a new video from Unbox Therapy, we now know that will indeed be the case. Lew was able to get his hands on an iPhone 6s shell and put it through a pretty tough bend test.
After checking off some readings that he had done of the actual materials being used, the bend test pretty much shows the upcoming iPhone’s outer shell should withstand a lot more than its 2014 counterpart. Obviously, we would still recommend you not sit on your phone whenever possible, but if you do, it [...]
Germany has just become the focus of Apple fans all the world as two of their top carriers have tipped off a possible launch date for the next iPhone. According to German Apple news site Macerkopf, carriers are expecting the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus to be available starting Friday, September 18.
Earlier reports have indicated Apple would be announcing its new iPhones on September 9, so having availability for its new devices nine days later makes definite sense. The iPhone 6, for example, was introduced on Tuesday, September 9, with pre-orders starting that Friday, September 12. It then launched on Friday, September 19 of last year. It appears the iPhone 6s will follow a very [...]