[Rumour] iPhone 6 to launch in South Africa on October 23rd

iPhone 6 SA Launch Date

We have received word that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are to be launched in South Africa on Thursday, October 23rd 2014. According to our source, Vodacom have already received an undisclosed amount of iPhone 6's, and are currently holding it at their warehouse. The iPhone is said to launch on on the 23rd of October, with the contract deals to be revealed a week before this. Vodacom are said to be already gearing their staff up for the launch, and are also doing their best to ensure ... 

iOS 8 – Five Free Notification Center Widgets

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We take a look at the new iOS 8 Notification Center Widget possibilities in iOS 8, and give 5 free suggestions on which apps support this new feature. Launcher If it's app and contact shortcuts in your Notification Center you're after, Launcher is the app for you. The app features some nifty options, such as adding a Facetime contact shortcut, on top of normal calls, as well as SMS shortcuts, and Maps direction launchers. Launcher is the first "must-have" app for iOS 8 that puts ... 

iOS 8.0.2 released bringing back Healthkit and adressing cellular and Touch ID issues

iOS 8.0.2

Apple has released iOS 8.0.2 which addresses issues raised in the previous iOS 8.0.1 update, completely banishing the previous update in the process. The main issues iOS 8.0.2 also brings back Healthkit app, which were temporarily retracted due to an inherent bug in iOS 8.0. If you still find yourself on iOS 8.0.1, make sure to update as soon as possible to this newer iOS 8.0.2 version for the most stable experience. Here's the official change log from Apple. This release contains ... 

[How-to] Delete/Downgrade the iOS 8.0.1 OTA update that was pulled by Apple

iOS-8-0-1

UPDATE (25 September): Apple have now banished this update, and released iOS 8.0.2 which replaces this firmware revision. Apple today released iOS 8.0.1, which was quickly pulled shortly after due to user complaints rnging from No Service issues, to Touch ID not functioning. The purpose of the iOS 8.0.1 was ironically to fix a few bugs from the iOS 8.0 update, however it seems like it introduced some new ones. And they're not small bugs either. If you would like to downgrade back to iOS ... 

Apple Releases iOS 8.01 Update – Do not install

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Apple Releases iOS 8.01 (OTA) ARTICLE EDIT: Shortly after releasing iOS 8.0.1, Apple pulled the update due to user reports of various problems after updating to 8.01, including no service, wifi, and touch ID not working. We would hold off for now. Apple have since released iOS 8.0.2, which completely replaces iOS 8.0.1. Apple releases iOS 8.01 to fix bugs with Phone, Keyboard, Videos in Safari. Phone: Addresses bugs with call forwarding and freezing when accessing visual ... 

The iPhone 6 Plus is bendable using just your hands!

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After reports surfaced the net on the iPhone 6 Plus having bent in users front pockets, a video on YouTube actually demonstrates the process. A user on MacRumours shares his experience: Yesterday, I left at 10am with the iPhone in my left FRONT pocket of my suit pants. I drove 4 hours to a wedding, which also involved a lot of sitting during dinner etc but also 2-3 hours of dancing. I left at 2am and went to bed, driving home 4 hours back. Another user posts a similar story: My friends ... 

iOS 8 Battery Life Saving Tips

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Remember our previous article on how to get the maximum battery life out of your device on previous iOS versions? Well we've adapted it for iOS 8 in an attempt to once again help you squeeze the most juice out of your iOS 8 device. If you find yourself running low on battery half way through the day, why not give these battery saving tips a go and let us know how they work for you in the comments section below? We personally experienced up to 30% more battery life when performing the ... 

Skype Update for iOS 8 adds call-answering from Lock Screen

Skype on iOS 8

Skype has been updated to version 5.5 for iOS 8, which brings with it some iOS 8 specific features. Users are now able to answer calls form their lock screen by swiping left on the notification, and choosing from options such as "Voice, Video, Answer and Decline". Users can also interact with notifications once the phone has been unlocked. What's New in Version 5.5 Optimized for iOS 8 Interactive notifications: manage calls and messages from the lock screen, banner notifications and ... 

10 Million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units sold already

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Apple have released an official press statement announcing that they have sold 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices in just 3 days of having been launched, setting a new sales record. This comes after a record-breaking 4 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 devices were pre-ordered before launch day last Friday. Something worth noting is that this figure excludes the entire China market as Apple seeks out approval for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models to sell in China. This is ... 

iPhone 6 vs Liquid Nitrogen doesn’t end well

iPhone 6 Liquid Nitrogen

Ever wondered how an iPhone 6 would hold up to being soaked in Liquid Nitrogen and hit by a sledgehammer? No, us neither. But we're about to find out anyway. YouTube user RatedRR has purchased six, yes six, iPhone 6's to torture in all different ways imaginable. Liquid nitrogen, iPhone 6 drop test, and the popular "will it blend?". Find the results herewith. Liquid Nitrogen Test https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UjmqErytJc Water Dunk & Drop ... 

Apple Wave microwave charging hoax explodes iPhones around the world

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A hoax that went viral, claiming that with the newly released iOS 8 update, users could charge their iPhone by putting it in the microwave, has claimed the lives of multiple iPhones around the world. In case you couldn't guess, putting your electronic device in your microwave is not the best idea. The hoax Resembling that of an official Apple advert, the "Wave" hoax suggested that Wave "allows your device to be charged wirelessly through microwave frequencies" and told users to place it in the ... 

[Watch] iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Unboxing

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We thought we would share two of our favourite iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus unboxing videos. If you can't wait to get your hands on one, or want to get a better idea of what the device looks like in real-life, and when held in the hand (especially in the case of the iPhone 6), then check out these two videos! iPhone 6 Unboxing The iPhone 6 is the smaller device here, with a screen size of 4.7 inches. The device is showcased in a variety of different angles and ... 

iPhone 6 Pre-Order Picker lets you print out a life-size iPhone 6

iPhone 6 Pre Order Picker

We came across a handy PDF called the "iPhone 6 Pre-Order picker", posted up by an AppleInsider reader, which lets you print out a life-size iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to assist you in your decision on what device to get. While the printable PDF doesn't illustrate the thickness of the devices, they are thinner than any other iPhone at 6.9mm and 7.1mm for the 6 and 6 Plus respectively. How to print your life-size iPhone 6 You can grab the PDF from here. Note: Be sure to print the PDF ...