Category Archives: iPhone 6s

iPhone 6 SE box leacked

iPhone 6 SEDid you hear the joke that iPhone 7 has so few new features that it’s really an iPhone 6 SE? Well, get ready not to laugh because there’s photographic evidence that this may be an actual model name.

The pics reportedly come from China and show no obvious signs of Photoshopping (which doesn’t preclude skilled Photoshopping).

Most specs on the back of the box have been wiped out, so there’s no easy way to tell if this is just a followup to the iPhone SE or if it’s what the rumor mill has been calling “iPhone 7.” (more…)

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iPhone 7 design same as 6s

falling iPhone salesWe’ve heard a lot of rumors about the upcoming iPhone 7 duo lately, and today there’s a new one out. Unlike most, however, this comes from a usually trustworthy source, namely the Wall Street Journal.

The publication cites “people familiar with the matter” saying the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will not be very different compared to their predecessors, the iPhone 6s (pictured below) and 6s Plus from last year. This means Apple will break its self-imposed tradition of coming out with big revamps of its flagship once every two years. (more…)

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Orders reduction for iPhone parts extends into another quarter

SurveyMonkey-Consumer-Service-Satisfaction-Report-Samsung-AppleTOKYO — Apple will continue its reduced production of iPhones in the April-June period in light of sluggish sales, according to parts suppliers notified of the plan.

Slow sales of the flagship iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, which debuted last autumn, have forced Apple to adjust inventories. It lowered production for the January-March quarter by about 30% from the year-earlier period. With sales still sluggish, the U.S. company has told parts suppliers in Japan and elsewhere that it will maintain the reduced output level in the current quarter.

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iOS 9.3 beta 7 now available to developers and public beta testers

iPhone 6sApple has started seeding the iOS 9.3 beta 7 release for developers and public beta testers. This is the last beta release of the OS before its expected public release next week.

The iOS 9.3 beta 7 includes a new Night Shift mode that changes the display temperature at night for less eye strain. Another new feature is the Touch ID and password-protected items in the Notes app.

Finally, there are new CarPlay features and expanded 3D Touch options on apps, which now includes the Settings menu. (more…)

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iPhone 6s is four times more popular than the 6s Plus!

iPhone 6s chartAccording to a research conducted by Localytics, the iPhone 6s is selling far better than the iPhone 6s Plus in the first week of availability. The iPhone 6s has been four times more popular than its larger sibling. The two devices already account for 1.9% of all Apple smartphones currently in use, but the iPhone 6s holds 1.5%, while the iPhone 6s Plus has just 0.4%.

Just a week ago, Apple set a new 13M record with the sales of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in their first three days of availability. In the first three days of sales, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus managed to hit 10 million sales combined. (more…)

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