Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Pre-Order figures hit 4 million

iPhone 6

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Monday announced that iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus pre-order figures crossed 4 million devices in the first 24 hours. This is a brand new record for Apple Inc. (AAPL). The company in an official statement said that the initial demand has far exceeded the supply available and many customers who ordered their phone will receive it … Read More

iPhone 6 launch date for India October 17

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus

Update: The article has been edited with correct information from Apple’s website. The website earlier showed availability as September 26 but now has been updated to show the correct release date for customers in India. Just a few hours ago Apple wrapped up its special media event. As expected the company announced two new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 … Read More

iPhone 6 Event News Attracts Campers at Flagship 5th Avenue Store

iPhone 6 campers

With less than 5 days left for Apple to announce iPhone 6 at a media event, the excitement to be the first ones to own the device has resulted in campers lining outside Apple’s flagship 5th Avenue store. Since the introduction of the original iPhone, it has become quite customary for customers to line outside Apple’s retail stores. However, this year the “tradition” … Read More

iPhone 6 Specs Leak Suggests 1GB RAM and NFC

iPhone 6 Schematics

According to the latest rumours based on schematics posted by GeekBar, Apple’s upcoming iPhone 6 could feature NFC and include 1GB RAM. Rumours about Apple including NFC aren’t new there have been many reports even before the introduction of iPhone 5 suggesting that Apple was looking to include Near Field Communications technology. However, Apple introduced AirDrop and PassBook but left out NFC. This year … Read More

iPhone 5S Features to Include Fingerprint Sensors, NFC E-Wallet?

Where is iPhone 5S Fingerprint sensor

According to a report from China Times, Apple is looking to include both fingerprint sensors and NFC (Near Field Communication) e-wallet features to the iPhone 5S. Apple has reportedly drafted a contract with Taiwan’s Chipbond Science and Technology in order to develop the fingerprint sensors. The report also notes that both the fingerprint sensors and the NFC capabilities will work … Read More

Air Canada Adds iOS 6 Passbook Support For Boarding Passes

Air Canada Adds iOS 6 Passbook Support For Boarding Passes

Apple’s new Passbook feature, introduced with the latest iOS 6 is compatible with a host of apps on the Apple App Store, and is capable of storing boarding passes, gift cards, tickets, and even prescription, putting them all in one place for easy access. Upon release of the new Passbook app on iPhones and iPod touches, the only airlines that … Read More

iPhone 5 Front Panel Photo with Home Button and Front Camera Installed

iPhone 5 front panel leak

Over the past several months, numerous photos have surfaced online, with websites suggesting that they are genuine parts to Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5. Rumors have also pointed to a media event for the release date announcement of iPhone 5 on September 12th. The most recent leak comes from Apple.pro, which has posted a set of images of what appears to … Read More

Google Beats Apple To NFC Payments With ‘Google Wallet’

Google Wallet Apple iPhone NFC

With all the buzz being that Apple will bring NFC to the iPhone during its next, inevitable revision we all pondered what a world would be like where we all paid for things just by waving our smartphones at a terminal. That future could well be a reality, but it’s not Apple that will be the first to market but rather its new arch rival – Google.

iPhone 5 Won’t Feature NFC or “E-Wallet” Payments, Apple Tells Carriers

Despite recent rumors, a report in The Independent today, which cites sources with mobile carriers in the U.K., says that Apple has abandoned plans to debut near-field communications (NFC) technology in its forthcoming iPhone 5. In a meeting with British operators, Apple explained that it was concerned with a lack of clear standard for NFC services across the mobile industry. … Read More

New hints of NFC Financial Transactions with iPhone 5?

The German telecom company T-Mobile has a few powerpoint presentations floating around with shots of an iPhone with a big VISA logo showing on the screen. It seems that they are confidently touting the fact that they, at least, are sure that we can expect NFC (Near Field Communications) technology for day to day financial transactions as part of Apple’s … Read More

iPad 2 to Boast NFC, Carbon Fibre Case & 7-inch Model?

More rumors speculating the technical specifics of Apple’s iPad 2 have emerged today, as a report from iLounge lists a few details which may be introduced when the device is announced. Although the information comes from an iLounge source that has proven to be reliable in the past, the information provided lists features that we don’t think we’ll see in … Read More

Apple To Bring NFC Mobile Payments to iPhone 5 and iPad 2?

We’ve know for some time that Apple has a concept which aims to turn your iPhone into a virtual wallet – as well as your camera, gaming device, web device and phone! Near Field Communications (NFC) components have been expected to make an appearance in the iPhone 5 for some time. NFC is a method for data exchange between our devices … Read More

Google’s CEO shows off Nexus S at the Web 2.0 Summit

Google Nexus S

Speculation as to whether Google would launch a follow up to its semi-popular Nexus One Handset has been rife for quite some time, but we can finally put it all to bed. A combination of some snooping by the team over at Engadget and Google CEO showing off a mystery handset at the Web 2.0 Summit last week seems to … Read More

iPhone 5 to use NFC to Function as Mac User Account Key?

iPhone 5 NFC

Cult of Mac have picked up on an interesting tidbit about a possible second use for the NFC capabilities expected to be included in the iPhone 5. And that would be an ability to function as a virtual key to your Mac user account, so that you can hijack any Mac and make it behave just like your Mac at … Read More