Out-Of-Warranty Repairs Cost For iPhone 6 Is $299 And iPhone 6 Plus Is $399

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On Friday, along with launching two new iPhones, Apple updated the repairs page on its website with out-of-warranty quotes. The out-of-warranty repairs for iPhone 6 can cost up to $299 and for iPhone 6 Plus $329. These are respectively $30 and $60 more than the repair pricing for iPhone 5S/5C/5 which is just $269. Apple is providing One Year Limited Warranty for all new purchases; however, this does not cover accidental breakage. User has the option to buy AppleCare+ extended warranty at $99 for two years which allows for two accidental damage repairs at an additional $79 service fee for each repair. Read More

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

Apple Watch Packaging Doubles As iPhone Dock

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The next Apple product to hit the market in 2015 is the Apple Watch. The Apple Watch is not just a watch or an additional notification product in sync with iPhone but much more. It has a health kit, home automation and Apple Pay features that make it unique and stand out from other similar devices. This time, how the Cupertino company will design its box will most probably get leaked before the watch reaches the market. But design companies have started to put their thoughts around it.  Evelio Mattos of Design Packaging has released a fantastic Apple Watch packaging design by taking it one step further. Read More

Rhonna Designs Magic For iOS — Snaps With A Magical Touch (Review)

Rhonna Designs MagicEver imagined what it’s like to have a prodigious photo studio within your grasp? Well, if editing images is your thing, it’s about time you met the Rhonna Designs Magic App. Developed by Rhonna Farrer, this remarkable App is simply breathtaking. From a light textural edit to a watermark or logo on your snaps, you can now match your creative edits with a crisp magical touch. Unlike numerous photo-effects Apps in use today, Rhonna Designs Magic exceptionally combines an array of fascinating features. Read More

Steve’s Private Jet Is Now Ive’s

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Apple’s senior vice president of design, Jonathan Ive, flies in his private Gulfstream jet. The jet was previously owned by Steve Jobs in his last years. According to a report by Business Week, Ive bought the 15-seater dual-engine private jet from Steve’s wife Laurene Powell Jobs at a discount. Ive along with Steve Jobs did the interiors of the plane and Ive joked to one of his friend that “At least I don’t have to redesign anything.” Read More

Apple Updates Its Apps To Support iOS 8

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As Apple has officially launched iOS 8 with a relatively new look and feel and new features, it has also updated its iOS Apps to go with the latest version of the OS. This includes iWork productivity suite that has Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. Besides the usual bug fixes and stability improvement, the new update for iOS 8 support has integration with iCloud drive. Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are chargeable Apps and available for $9.99 each. Read More

Five Great Features To Check Out In iOS 8

ios8_logo2iOS 8 is finally here and we, at TheAppleGoogle, have had a great time playing with it and trying out all that is new and exciting with this biggest update ever since the App Store. We must admit that all that was laid out during WWDC has made it to the operating system (apart from that little bug in HealthKit), and it is as good as was promised. There are plenty of new features to try out; here we have laid out our top 5. Read More

You Don’t Need To Delete Data On Your Device To Install iOS 8

iOS 8The much-awaited iOS 8 has arrived and as you try to download it you find the update asks for at least 4.6GB of free space. Whatever capacity of phone you have, this is undoubtedly huge. So you either delay installing the update as you now have to prioritise which Apps or photo or video to keep and which to delete or just delete whatever you can, constantly analysing if the required free space is available or not. In reality the update file size is just close to 1GB but to download and run the update it requires more free space. Read More

Tim Cook Writes About Apple’s Privacy Policy

timcookAfter a recent interview with Charlie Rose where CEO Tim Cook discussed Apple’s privacy policy along with other things, he has published a letter on Apple’s website. The letter talks about Apple’s commitment to provide privacy and security to users data on iOS and Mac devices besides iCloud.

“Security and privacy are fundamental to the design of all our hardware, software, and services, including iCloud and new services like Apple Pay,” Cook writes in the letter. Read More

OnePlus One StyleSwap Covers Cancelled

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe OnePlus One is popular because of its high-end specs and extremely subsidized price tag, but another feature that had quite a few people excited was their upcoming StyleSwap covers. StyleSwap covers are basically replacements for the back cover on the OnePlus, and they were supposed to come in different materials, like bamboo, kevlar etc. Unfortunately, due to ‘production issues’, OnePlus has been forced to have a change of heart, as they announced that they have abolished this plan for now. Read More