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iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus Teardown Shows Larger Battery, NFC Chip

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Repair firm iFixit has completely disassembled the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. As shown in their videos, the internals of both the phones are very similar, with the components adjusted according to their shell sizes. iPhone 6 Plus contains a huge 2915 mAH battery, whereas iPhone 6 has a 1810 mAH rated battery. Comparing it with iPhone 5S that has a 1500 mAh battery, the higher rating in the new phones is in line with bigger screen sizes of 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch. The performance test showed the batteries performed better than the ones in previous models. Read More

Everything About Apple’s New Payment System

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The other rumoured service that was expected to launch at Flint Center today was the new payment method that uses the NFC technology. During the event, besides introducing the new phones and Apple Watch, Apple also introduced Apple Pay that will replace Apple wallet. Apple Pay allows users to hold iPhone 6 closer to a sensor to initiate payment and then confirm the payment by using the Touch ID sensor at supporting locations. The system uses the NFC technology via NFC chip built into iPhone 6. The list for supporting locations currently includes Subway, Staples, McDonalds, Walgreens, Whole Foods and Disney. Read More

Apple In Discussion With Nordstrom For Mobile Payments

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Apple is working upon various solutions to launch its mobile payment service in a big way. Besides technological integrations like NFC and the latest rumours about its tie-ups with American Express, Master, Visa and PayPal, Apple is also in discussion with Nordstrom for being its mobile payment partner, reports Bank Innovation. There have been rumours in the past citing Apple’s talks with other big retail brands as well for widening its reach for Mobile Payments. Read More

Sony Unveils Xperia M2 Aqua — Mid-Range Waterproof Phone

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Today, Sony announced a new phone, a mid-tier waterproof device known as the Xperia M2 Aqua. The specifications of the device are quite similar to the Xperia M2 (apart from the waterproofing, of course), with a low resolution qHD 4.8″ display, a Quad Core Snapdragon 400 Processor clocked at 1.2GHz, 1GB RAM, a 2300mAh battery, and an Exmor RS 8MP rear facing camera. Read More

Leaked Images Of iPhone 6 Logic Board

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Photos via Nowhereelse.fr.

Images of internal components of 4.7-inch iPhone 6 are getting leaked as we approach the launch of the next-gen iPhone. French website Nowhereelse.fr has leaked the photos of the logic board of 4.7-inch iPhone 6. According to the source who shared the images with Nowhereelse.fr, the logic board will include support for both near field communication (NFC) and a faster 802.11ac Wi-Fi. Read More