The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus spiked in sales for Apple globally, according to a new report. For the three months ending in October, Apple’s share of smartphone sales in Europe rose by 5.7 percentage points from a year ago to 20.7 percent thanks to the new iPhones, which market researcher Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reported.
After Apple launched their iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the company sadly remains unable to meet the huge demands from consumers. In November, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster (courtesy of BusinessInsider) wrote in a research note that only 58% of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models were in stock at retail stores nationwide. Meaning, two months after the product launch, 42% were still unavailable for public sale.
The case you choose for your iPhone 6 simply says a little about you. Taking a glance at a person’s iPhone case can tell you if they’re quirky, or into fashion, or whether they spend a lot of time outdoors. Even the color, material, and case’s style can reflect on the hobbies and habits of a person who owns that phone. But, sometimes you may want something convenient and unique which can be hard to find at times. If you’re looking for a case that really offers special features that other cases just don’t have, there are three new cases that might do just that.
Want to order an iPhone 6 through Apple’s website, especially for the upcoming holidays? Well, you now have to wait just a few days for it to ship, for Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus order page in the US now shows a ship time of three to five business days. This goes for the 16GB and 64GB models in all three colors (silver, gold and space gray), and from all four major carriers — Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint.
Recently reported by the Times of India, which reported that Apple doesn’t operate their own retail stores in India, home to 1.3 billion people, and instead simply relies on a network of re-sellers. And it seems as if the company decided to go big in India with a network of 500 new re-seller stores.
Apple on Friday added 9 new locations to their Flyover feature in Maps courtesy of MacRumors. These landmarks were added to France, Sweden, New Zealand, and a few in the United States. Flyover allows users to simply pinch to zoom in and pan around high resolution views of more than a hundred different places and landmarks. And with this new additions to Maps, users can now view a total of 101 supported locations.
There are some new rumors that are surfacing up about Apple, and how they are working on a new 4-inch iPhone model for next year, according to many sources. Courtesy of G4Games which says that the Cupertino firm is aiming to release the smaller form factor device in the second half of 2015.
Apple earlier had announced to developers on Wednesday evening (December 3rd) that their iTunes Connect service on December 22nd through December 29th, will simply be unavailable as part of the holidays.
New reports from Kantar data shows some pretty interesting things about the iPhone 6 Plus. The recent report from source shows that the iPhone 6 Plus managed to take a 41% share of all US phablet sales for the August to October quarter, despite only being on sale for a little over one of those months and significant supply constraints.
New reports say that Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent, which covers a futuristic iPhone protection system that can recognize when a phone is dropped, once dropped, this technology can calculate an estimated point of impact and simply shift the device’s center of gravity to avoid striking or falling on a sensitive component.