Apple apparently knew all about the iPhone 6 bending issue but kept saying that there were no engineering issues with the smartphone. The information, revealed from internal documents filed in court, brings the spotlight back to the Bendgate controversy.
Apple May 25, 2018
An iPhone 6 Plus exploded in an unidentified Las Vegas store in May. No one was hurt, and the cause of the explosion was likely an overheated battery.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 12, 2018
Apple is reportedly replacing defective iPhone 6 Plus units with the iPhone 6S Plus. Conditions apply for the free upgrade offer to take effect, but handsets deemed as beyond repair will get immediate replacement.
Apple January 22, 2018
Apple is out of iPhone 6 Plus batteries, so owners will not be able to avail the $29 battery replacement program until at least late March. Supply problems are also starting to affect the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s Plus.
Apple January 12, 2018
Apple’s discounted battery replacement service for slow iPhones have begun. Here’s how to schedule an appointment or send in your iPhone to get the battery replaced for just $29.
Apple January 2, 2018
In a Reddit thread, an iPhone 6s owner said that the device's performance significantly improved after a battery replacement. Does this mean that Apple is purposely throttling older iPhone models to make their degraded batteries last longer?
Apple December 12, 2017
An iPhone 6 Plus owner in Florida reports spontaneous explosion caused by her phone in the middle of the night and demands answers from Apple. Is this really an isolated incident?
Apple February 2, 2017
A new report claims that Apple's iPhone 7 Plus has been the company's most popular 'Plus' model. The handset accounted for 40 percent of all iPhone 7 sales during the December quarter.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 31, 2017
A family in Texas is holding Apple accountable for the death of their daughter in a car crash involving a driver distracted by FaceTime. Texas does not have any law preventing motorists from using their smartphones while driving in its highways.
Apple December 31, 2016
Apple acknowledged that some iPhone 6 Plus units are affected by the so-called iPhone Touch Disease and it's launching a program to address the issues. The repair is still not free, but at least it costs much less than it used to.
Apple November 18, 2016
Walmart is offering pre-Black Friday 2016 deals on a number of iPhones. Customers can get the iPhone 6 for $399 and the iPhone 6 Plus for $499 from Walmart.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 5, 2016
Apple was in hot water again, as three more law firms joined the class-action lawsuit involving the company’s 'Touch Disease.' The engineering flaw involves unresponsive screens on the bendy iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices.
Apple October 12, 2016
A number of iPhone 6 Plus owners have reported a flickering gray bar at the topmost screen of their phones, causing the display to be unresponsive. Their phones are suffering from 'touch disease,' an engineering flaw Apple is yet to acknowledge or remedy.
Apple October 4, 2016
An iPhone 6 Plus explodes in the back pocket of a student at Rowan College in Burlington County, New Jersey, catching fire enough to leave a hole in his jeans.
Apple October 3, 2016
The iPhone 7 Plus has already been unveiled, but how does it compare to Apple's previous generation phablets? Is it really worth upgrading to the iPhone 7 Plus from the iPhone 6s Plus and 6 Plus?
Apple October 1, 2016
Apple is facing a class-action lawsuit, as reports are mounting about iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices packing unresponsive screens. The plaintiffs are still few in number, but the suit could gain traction soon.
Business Tech August 31, 2016
It appears as if Apple is in another iPhone defect debacle, just as it is readying its iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Many iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners are reporting serious issues affecting the handset's screens.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 24, 2016
Developer Nick Lee has created an iPhone case prototype that is able to successfully run Android directly on the Apple smartphone.
Gadgets June 9, 2016
Walmart announced a significant price cut on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Users switching to Straight Talk can enjoy unlimited talk, text, data and more.
Apple May 12, 2016
Verizon is offering the iPhone 6 Plus and the LG V10 at a discount of $100 on a two-year contract. The carrier is also offering $200 off the iPad Pro under the same terms.
Gadgets February 15, 2016
Apple is upgrading its trade-in program to allow customers to receive credit for purchasing new iPhone models for iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units that have broken screens, buttons and cameras. In some cases, buying a new iPhone is cheaper than having repairs done.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 5, 2016
Best Buy has announced that it is offering the most popular Apple products at Black Friday pricing. This includes discounts on iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, 6, 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, Air, mini 4 and Apple Watch.
Gadgets December 11, 2015
A man from Atlanta was forced to take off his pants when his iPhone 6 Plus caught fire. Why did his smartphone spontaneously combust?
Society December 7, 2015
United Airlines has announced that it will implement widespread use of the iPhone 6 Plus for its flight attendants and representatives for things like boarding pass-printing and check-ins.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 2, 2015
Are you in the market for the latest mobile devices? T-Mobile is offering up to $100 off on popular devices such as the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Note 5 and a whole lot more!
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 7, 2015
Skype 6.5 for Android and iOS has released a new video filters feature to help spice up video messages. Furthermore, 3D Touch has also been added for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus owners.
Apps/Software October 31, 2015
Apple will launch a new repair program covering the iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6s Plus this week. iPhones with certain problems will be shipped to an off-site repair center where customers receive a loaner iPhone 6 to use while waiting for repairs to complete.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 27, 2015
A company recently unveiled new screen protectors which tout the ability to heal scratches within a second. The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are lucky to be picked by Innerexile as first products to use its self-repairing screen protectors.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 27, 2015
Apple launched a new commercial for iPhone 6s, and the pink gold version appears briefly in the hands of Jamie Foxx. The cameo of the Hollywood star spices up the ad that presents the 3D Touch feature.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 20, 2015
A researcher revealed that the Facebook app for iOS is causing the iPhone battery to drain as it is tracking the location of the users. In response, Facebook said it is presently investigating reports of excessive battery drain brought about by the iOS app.
Apps/Software October 19, 2015
DxOMark took the iPhone 6s camera out for a spin, and the results show it’s not any better than many Android phones on the market. Has Apple’s longstanding reign over smartphone cameras come to an end?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 14, 2015
Apple has reportedly incorporated Bluetooth 4.2 support to the iPhone 6, 6 Plus and iPad Air 2. Bluetooth 4.2 promises to offer higher efficiency, a speed boost as well as improved security.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 12, 2015
Apple released its iPhone 6s and 6s Plus devices in 36 additional countries and territories on Friday, including Mexico, Russia, Portugal and Taiwan.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 9, 2015
Torture tests on the new iPhone flagships have never been brutal, literally speaking. In the latest round of tests, Apple’s iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus faced their toughest challenger yet, no other than top ranking middleweight contender Luke Rockhold.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 3, 2015
The latest iOS 9 release from Apple seemed to have brought with it some bug-related issues that are affecting certain apps found on the iPhone 6s which rely on the device’s compass and gyroscope data.
Apps/Software September 29, 2015
Apple says preorders for its latest iPhones will surpass the record its previous iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices set last year when they sold 10 million units in its opening weekend.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 14, 2015
The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are reported to have finally been given the RAM boost that many people have been waiting for in Apple’s devices.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 12, 2015
Apple came out with a ton of new features and hardware updates for devices ranging from the new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus to Apple TV.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 9, 2015
Huawei has officially introduced its new Mate S flagship with one main rival in sight: Apple's iPhone 6 Plus. Here's a brief specs comparison to see how the two phablets stack up against each other.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 3, 2015
Usually, a bendable smartphone screen is seen as a bad thing. However, this new phone actually takes advantage of a flexible screen to change the way we use apps.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 28, 2015
Longtime rivals Samsung and Apple are back in the competition as devices such as the Galaxy Note 5 and the iPhone 6 Plus are compared based on the performance of their cameras.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 27, 2015
Apple will replace a limited number of iPhone 6 Plus smartphones sold between September 2014 and January 2015 due to an iSight defect in the rear camera.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 24, 2015
Apple has announced that a small number of iSight cameras on the iPhone 6 Plus are faulty and will turn out blurry photos. To remedy this problem, the company has announced that it will replace affected cameras for free.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 24, 2015
Apple iPhone 6 Plus owners that are experiencing blurry pictures taken with the smartphone's camera could be part of a replacement program.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 22, 2015
Samsung is releasing the Galaxy S6 Edge+ in a few days. Should Apple be worried about the iPhone 6 Plus? You be the judge.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 19, 2015
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