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Speck cases for iPhone 6: Review and giveaway

Lucky you! You're going to see a pile of reviews of new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus accessories over the next couple of months. One of the more respected names in the accessory business for Mac and iOS devices is Speck, and the company sent along four of their new cases for the iPhone 6. We're going to...

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Scanbot for iOS gets an update and improves your scans

Scanbot (US$1.99) advertises it can pretty much eliminate your desktop scanner, and it's hard to argue with that. My colleague Steve Sande looked at an earlier version of Scanbot and was impressed (he scans all paperwork that comes into his home with Scanbot), as am I with this latest iteration. The...

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Hey, Siri, please stop listening

iOS 8 makes Siri smarter and more accurate, but one feature of the newly improved virtual assistant has become a bit more annoying that it probably should be. The "Hey, Siri" command, which lets you activate her without touching your phone, as long as it's plugged into a power source, seems to...

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iOS 8-ready: More apps are updated

iOS developers continue to update their apps to take advantage of iOS 8. Here's a list of a few more that you might want to check out. Wunderlist (our full review here) has been updated with a new "Today" widget for the iOS 8 Notification Center, plus the new extension lets you quickly add a...

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Waiting on those 6 Plus Cases

As TUAW editor-in-chief Victor Agreda, Jr. put it, my new iPhone 6 Plus is a dropportunity waiting to happen. I've put in an order for a new case to protect my baby (review to follow when it finally shows up.) Until then, I've had to make do, creating the abomination of style shown in the above...

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Three days with the iPhone 6 Plus

I've now had enough time with the iPhone 6 Plus to really get a feel for the device, so I thought I'd follow up Friday's "quick look" with a more detailed look at what's to like or dislike about the big new iPhone. Battery Life The folks at iFixit took apart a 6 Plus immediately after they...

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Screenshot shows the immensity of the iPhone 6 Plus

The iPhone 6 Plus is an enormous phone, and this screenshot posted on Twitter by Brian Henderson puts Apple's 'bigger than bigger' tagline into perspective. "Screenshot from the original iPhone compared to a screenshot from an iPhone 6 Plus. Crazy" @kyleve http://t.co/VBY3BIPWic ... #pixel...

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Apple sells record-breaking 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus units in first weekend of sales

Apple today announced it sold 10 million new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets in the first full weekend of sales since the device launched on September 19. This compares to five million first weekend sales of the iPhone 5 and nine million for the iPhone 5s and 5c. "Sales for iPhone 6 and...

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All the best hardware and app reviews last week on TUAW

Last week was a busy one with new hardware and apps making their way into TUAW's virtual office. Here's a quick roundup of our recent reviews you may have missed. App Reviews Stay organized and creative with the free version of NoteLedge Start the 2014-2015 PGA Tour season with the Golf...

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Sorry Samsung, report indicates that Apple's new A8 processor is being manufactured at TSMC

After nearly three years of reports, rumors, and scoops which never panned out, it's been confirmed that Apple's new A8 processor is in fact being manufactured by Taiwan Semiconductor (TSMC). Latest news from @Chipworks: The A8 processor was fabricated at TSMC and uses a 20 nm CMOS manufacturing...

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iPhone 6 models expected to spur wave of Android switchers

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus went on sale today and the lines at Apple Stores around the world are absolutely insane. At Apple's flagship Fifth Avenue store in New York City, for example, the line at one point spanned a full 12 city blocks. It's safe to say that the iPhone 6 models are quite...

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iPhone 6 Plus first impressions

While recording an episode of the British Tech Network Mac Show this morning, I was happy to hear my doorbell ring as I knew that meant that the UPS truck had arrived with my iPhone 6 Plus. After a hurried run down to the front door to sign for the phone, I was able to do a live unboxing. Unlike...

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Paging Colonel Panic to the White Courtesy iPhone

TUAW love Colonel Sanders and kernels of popcorn, but as far as colonels and kernels go, you probably don't want a kernel panic on your brand new iPhone 6. Reader Jason Lang sent in this screen of sadness. Normally, iOS devices automatically reboot on kernel panics but this one did not. I wrote...

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Tweets and pics from iPhone lines in US and Canada

We asked, you sent 'em. If you're in line tonight (or tomorrow morning) and can send us a picture of the line at your iPhone store on our Twitter account (@TUAW, hashtag #tuawiphone6), you may end up in this post! We'll keep updating as the night wears on... and so it begins... @thetech_guy:...

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Exclusive: iCracked will buy your old iPhone from you while you're in line for your iPhone 6

If you're planning on standing in line at an Apple Store for an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus tomorrow morning, you might be able to actually sell your old iPhone while you wait and have money available to buy the new device. iCracked has a brilliant idea they're trying out tomorrow. They'll have techs on...

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