News tagged ‘3D’
Customers have recently begun receiving their pre-ordered iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus units. Although these devices are brand new and are supposed to work perfectly well, a number of users have faced various problems with Touch ID, 3D Touch, power and speakers.
A new teardown performed by IHS experts has revealed that Apple spends about $236 on the production of the 16GB iPhone 6s Plus. In particular, the component costs are equal to $231.50 and the money spent on the assembly of the device make $4.50. This year’s flagship device is $16 more expensive to produce that its predecessor, the iPhone 6 Plus. The component costs are a bit higher this year as Apple has added a number of new components to the device, namely, the 7000 aluminum, 3D Touch display and Taptic Engine.
Apple has officially announced that it sold more than 13 million iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus units during the first three days of availability. Apple CEO Tim Cook has even said that this year’s sales are ‘phenomenal’.
Apple’s iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus can boast of a new feature called Live Photos. To work, this feature requires a 3D Touch display and iOS 9. However, thanks to a tweak called PhotosLive, you can create beautiful live images on your older jailbroken iPhone running iOS 8. Below you can take a look at the short video shot by Jeff Benjamin of
Following the teardown of the fourth-generation iPad mini and the updated Apple TV set-top box, the iFixit team has finally revealed the internal components layout of the recently-launched iPhone 6s. Below you can take a look at the photos of the disassembled phone and get more information about its parts.
Apple’s iPhone 6s is reportedly 11% heavier than the iPhone 6, sources claim. Even though Apple is using a lighter and stronger 7000 series aluminum, because of the new 3D Touch display the weight of the device increased a bit. The display of the iPhone 6 weighs 12g and the new iPhone 6s display that features support of 3D Touch technology weighs 29g. The weight of the iPhone 6s Plus display has increased from 19g to 40g.
Looks like the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus sales will beat the last-year’s record 10 million launch weekend sales. Apple has just acknowledged that the customer response turned out to be high at the start of sales and that the pre-orders were incredibly strong in the countries of the first wave of launch.
At the most-recent media event devoted to new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, Apple also unveiled a completely new device called the iPad Pro. We've already told you about the specs of the 12.9-inch tablet and showed you a bunch of photos depicting the device. Today it is time to demonstrate some exclusive hands on videos with the larger-screen tablet. We've gathered the most interesting of them and created a separate dedicated post.
Apart from seeding OS X 10.11 El Capitan GM to developers for testing, Apple has also released iOS 9 GM and the first iOS 9.1 beta.
Just as we expected, Apple has announced new iPhone models. The devices are called the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. From the point of view of external design, the handsets look nearly identical to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, however, in terms of hardware these are completely different gadgets.
It is Sunday today, which means it is time to discuss the most popular posts of the past seven days. It was very difficult to choose only ten articles since this week turned out to be full of events and rumors worth your attention.
As noted by reliable insiders, the long-awaited iPhone 6s will feature a new enhanced version of Force Touch. The new display will reportedly be called ‘3D Touch Display' and support three levels of touch, sources add.
According to a recent performance test conducted by Tom's Guide reporters, Apple’s iPhone 6 is no longer world’s fastest smartphone. As proved by the results shown in the chart below, the device manufactured by the guys from Cupertino managed to get only the third place. The first and the second spots are occupied by Samsung Galaxy S6 and LG G4.
According to the latest report from The Wall Street Journal, the guys from Cupertino will officially announce their brand new Beats-based streaming music service as soon as next week. This piece of news goes in line with previous reports from reliable insiders that suggested the new streaming music service will be unveiled at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in June. In case you don't know, the conference kicks off next Monday.
As you probably know, Apple’s NFC-based payments system called Apple Pay is currently available only in the United States of America. The guys from Cupertino are working hard to increase the number of partners supporting their service. A strong indication of their effort is the fact that they are constantly updating the list of supported banks and financial institutions. According to the latest document published by Apple, Apple Pay has recently begun working with 35 new banks in the USA. The total number of partners among financial institutions is now close to 300. If to take into account the number of retailers and shops across the USA, the total number will be even larger.