Looks Like the iPhone 6 Charger is Getting a Redesign | Cult of Mac

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For years now, the tiny 5-watt charger that has shipped with the iPhone has gone more or less unchanged. But according to a new report out of China, this fall, Apple will ship a new, squatter charger with the release of the iPhone 6.

Like an iPhone charger on junk food, leaked pics show that the new charger will no longer be a perfectly round square, but instead longer than it is tall, with indentations on each side to make it easier to push or pull out of a wall. Continue reading “Looks Like the iPhone 6 Charger is Getting a Redesign | Cult of Mac”

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Dont Freak Out About the Facebook Messenger App | Mashable

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You might hate being forced to use Facebook Messenger — but that doesn’t mean the app is invading your privacy or part of some vast conspiracy to track all of your actions.

In the days since Facebook started requiring iPhone and Android users to download the stand-alone Facebook Messenger app to continue chatting with friends and family members, the backlash has been swift.

As Facebook is well aware, its users do not like change (see News Feed, Beacon ads, Timeline, OpenGraph, the Instagram terms of service changes, and every design change in the company’s 10-year history). So it’s not surprising to see Facebook Messenger as the number one app in the App Store (because everyone is being prompted to download it), or that it has a 1-star rating (because everyone is being prompted to download it).

Continue reading “Dont Freak Out About the Facebook Messenger App | Mashable”

iPhone 6 ‘Leaked Photos’ Boxed and Ready for Sale| The Independent

iPhone_6The images, which cannot be independently verified, are certainly more convincing than some leaks we’ve seen in recent weeks.

There’s not too long to go now until the anticipated iPhone 6 launch date of 9 September, and it is thought the device could then hit the shelves by 19 September.

These latest images show the phone and its packaging, apparently as it will come when it is ready for retail. The appearance of both phone and box are not far removed from what we’ve seen with previous iPhones – but with the expected larger 4.7” or 5.5” screen.

Continue reading “iPhone 6 ‘Leaked Photos’ Boxed and Ready for Sale| The Independent”

Apple to Hold iPhone Event on September 9 | Mac Rumors

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Apple will launch its next-generation iPhone 6 at an event on Tuesday, September 9, reports Re/code. The company has reportedly scheduled a big media event for that date and in the past, September has been a month reserved for the introduction of new iPhones. Continue reading “Apple to Hold iPhone Event on September 9 | Mac Rumors”