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A research firm called IHC has recently torn down Apple's new iPad Air 2 to find out how much money the guys from Cupertino spend on the hardware for their flagship tablet. As usual, the net cost of components is much lower than the actual price of the device, however, we should not forget that this cost does not include the price of assembly, transportation costs etc. Anyway, the experts claim that Apple spends about $275 on the 16GB version of the iPad Air 2, which is one dollar more than the net price of the last-year iPad Air. Keep in mind that this is the basic model; all the other are more expensive to assemble.
Ahead of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch this September, Apple's iPhone 5c became the top selling smartphone in Britain. In fact, this handset was so popular that it even outsold the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the iPhone 5s. And that is an impressive result, I must admit.
According to the latest report from a research firm called Consumer Reports, Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus is not as bendable as it was believed. It took 90 pounds of force to bend the recently-released 5.5-inch iPhone and about 70 pounds of force to deform its 4.7-inch sibling. The larger handset is actually stronger, which is a bit of surprise for me.
More than ten million people have already purchased Apple’s iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. Naturally, they began using their new smartphones. Several days after the official release, a number of reports appeared on the Internet that suggested that the larger 5.5-inch device can bend in the pocket of pants if a user forgets to take the handset out of it. There are even some images showing a bent iPhone 6 Plus. You may take a look at them below.
Although both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus can boast of the NFC chip, it appears that the guys from Cupertino plan to use it only for making their payments service Apple Pay workable. Other possible ways of utilising the Near Field Communication technology won't be supported, which means that the developers won't get access to the iPhone's NFC antenna and won't be able to create third-party apps based on the advanced communication technology. The information was shared by Apple's spokeswoman, so I guess we can believe it.
Alongside the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and the Apple Watch release on Tuesday, the guys from Cupertino announced their long-anticipated payments service called Apple Pay. As I've already told you, the system is based on the Near Field Communication (NFC) technology and uses Touch ID for making each payment as secure as possible. Several new details about Apple Pay surfaced on the Internet on Friday and I feel that I should share them with you.
According to the laest reports from people familiar wiith the matter, Apple may be currently planning to launch a new 27-inch iMac with 5K Retina display as soon as this fall. Such a rumor has been shared by WitsView researchers, who cite Apple supply chain insiders. Whether we can believe today's piece of news is still a question without an answer.
As you probably know, Apple on Tuesday released its new iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and the long-anticipated wearable device called Apple Watch. I have already told you about the smartwatch, however, some new details surfaced online and I feel I should share these details with you.
Following a leaked image showing a 2.915 mAh battery for the upcoming 5.5-inch iPhone 6 that appeared on the Internet last week, a new video was shared today by a French website called Nowhereelse.fr, which shows us that same part for Apple's handset. The leaked part looks genuine and goes in line with all the previous rumors about the device. Moreover, the French reporters cite Chinese supply chain insiders in their post, so I think we can believe the video, which is, by the way, available below.
According to he latest report from The Information, Apple's long-anticipated iWatch may get a pretty weak battery. As noted by the author of the report, who is Jessica Lessin, even Apple employees close to the development of a wearable device "set low expectations" for its battery life.
Several images have surfaced on the Internet that show us new leaked parts for the upcoming iPhone 6. The photos come from the reliable luxury modified iPhone vendor called Feld & Volk. This is not the first time this company shares images of the leaked parts, so I guess we can believe them.
Several new images have been recently shared by Nowhereelse.fr, which show something what appears to be a battery for the upcoming 5.5-inch iPhone 6. What is interesting about the leaked part is that it can boast of the capacity nearly two times larger than that of the battery of the iPhone 5s. For those, who don't know: the battery capacity of the iPhone 5s is 1.560 mAh, while the same specification of the next-gen iPhone 6 with 5.5-inch screen is 2.915 mAh.
A new video has recently appeared on the Internet, which shows us something very similar to the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 rear shell. The back panel looks just like it should look and goes in line with all the previous reports and leaked images. The short clip has been shared by Nowhereelse.fr and I must admit this is the first hands-on video that shows us this particular leaked part for the upcoming handset. This source is reliable, which means you can believe what you see. The video is available below, so you may take a look if you want.
It is Sunday today and that means I have to tell you about the most popular posts of the past seven days. There're many interesting articles, so let's not waste time and take a look at them.
Luxury modified iPhone vendor Feld & Volk has recently shared a video of what appears to be partially working iPhone 6. The firm representatives say that they managed to assemble the device shown below from the leaked parts they got from Apple's suppliers.