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iPhone6 and iPhone6 Plus

Discussion in 'Bits & Bytes' started by SixofNine, Sep 9, 2014.

  1. Arc

    Arc Full Member

    Lets just look at some facts.

    Apple Gains Market Share In US Against Android Ahead of iPhone 6 Release : Tech : Latin Post

    When they say iOS that is synonymous with the Apple iPhone. When they say Android that is represented by a plethora of different brand phones. The makers and models vary in performance and reliability.

    In term of brand iPhones continues to dominate the US market.

    Subjectively iPhones when compared to a comparable release tech phone competitor more than holds it own in rating or evaluation reviews by authoritative sites.
     
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2014
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  2. SixofNine

    SixofNine Jedi Sage Staff Member

    Be careful opening that box today. :D

     
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  3. tke711

    tke711 Oink Oink Staff Member

    That's why I have it delivered by UPS. Can then open the box over carpet. Lol
     
  4. Allene

    Allene Registered User

    I ordered the iPhone 6 the other day and renewed my contract, which expires on 10/11/14. I'm getting $200 back in a trade-in of my iPhone 5 later on.
     
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  5. tke711

    tke711 Oink Oink Staff Member

    Took UPS long enough ,but just got my shiny new iPhone 6. :)

    Off to setup/sync....
     
  6. Brazbit

    Brazbit Nah... It can't be.

    I can't believe that no one else thought of making a bendy phone first. That wasn't even listed as a feature. Well played Apple... Well played.
     
  7. Sir Joseph

    Sir Joseph Registered User

    I have a bendy phone, and it's not an Apple. But then again, it was one of the tech specs and not a surprise. :whistle:
     
  8. tke711

    tke711 Oink Oink Staff Member

    I can't believe anyone is surprised that the giant iPhone 6 Plus, made of aluminum, would bend if your squish it into a jeans pocket. Duh!

    My Dad broke his old Galaxy Note the same way which is why he got rid of it.
     
  9. SixofNine

    SixofNine Jedi Sage Staff Member

    I made a mental note "Do not sit on smartphone" back when I bought my first one, and continue to follow that practice. :)

    On a more serious note, do not install iOS 8.0.1.

    Apple’s iOS 8.0.1 Update Knocks Out Cell Service And Touch ID | TechCrunch

     
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  10. tke711

    tke711 Oink Oink Staff Member

    I can verify that this is happening. No cellular right now on my iPhone 6 with 8.0.1 installed. :(

    Going to wait a bit to see if they release fix quickly, otherwise I'll have to manually restore back to iOS 8.0.

    Apple REALLY fucked this up.
     
  11. SixofNine

    SixofNine Jedi Sage Staff Member

    With respect to the "bending" issue, I do like the hashtags that have popped up: #bendgate and #bendghazi. :tongue-39:

    Tweet from a mashable columnist who owns a 6 Plus (article link).

    bendgate.jpg
     
  12. SixofNine

    SixofNine Jedi Sage Staff Member

    Here's one fix.

     
  13. tke711

    tke711 Oink Oink Staff Member

    LOL...regular restore isn't working in iTunes either. Glad I downloaded iOS 8 and can manually restore.

    What a cluster....
     
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  14. Sierra Mike

    Sierra Mike The Dude Abides Staff Member

    Is it too late to return the phone for a Sambung S5? :D
     
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    Biker Administrator Staff Member

  16. ethics

    ethics Pomp-Dumpster Staff Member


    You will get your service back WHEN YOU FINISH LISTENING TO YOUR FREE U2 ALBUM!!!
     
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  17. tke711

    tke711 Oink Oink Staff Member

  18. Allene

    Allene Registered User

    GROAN! What is going to be on my iPhone 6 when it arrives? 8.0 or the other one?
     
  19. tke711

    tke711 Oink Oink Staff Member

    Probably just 8.0. Plus, by then 8.0.2 will be released.
     
  20. Allene

    Allene Registered User

    Phew, thanks!
     

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