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iPhone 6 Leaks Reveal Interesting Changes

Aug 19 2014, 12:29am CDT | by

It appears as though Apple has even given USB an upgrade

The iPhone 6 is still largely a mystery, although there have been plenty of leaks that give us clues about the kinds of things that we can expect. The most recent leak has shown us something that no...

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iPhone 6 Leaks Reveal Interesting Changes

Aug 19 2014, 12:29am CDT | by

It appears as though Apple has even given USB an upgrade

The iPhone 6 is still largely a mystery, although there have been plenty of leaks that give us clues about the kinds of things that we can expect. The most recent leak has shown us something that no one was expecting, however.

Many people in the industry point out that when Apple makes a change, the rest of the world follows. That is why it is so interesting that they have apparently redesigned the way USB works. Their own version of USB technology, which is believed to be packaged with the iPhone 6 and based on a patent that was filed in 2013, is entirely reversible, eliminating an annoyance that almost every technology user is familiar with.

This reversible USB cable is out of line with the USB Implementers Forum, although it is not something that many will complain about. This new cable is about the size of current Micro USB cables and delivers speeds of up to 10Gbps. The only problem is that it will not fit in existing USB ports, which are included on all computers currently. Much like the introduction of the Lighting port, this could be the source of a small controversy, although Apple typically does what it sees as best regardless.

This change was not something that people saw coming, showing that there might be a few more surprises when the iPhone 6 is officially released. That release date is still a bit of a mystery, although it is believed to be coming at the end of 2014.

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New iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 incorporate NFC chip for Apple Pay in apps, but not in-store tap-to-pay transactions

Oct 24 2014 7:44pm CDT | Source: Apple Insider

Apple's newest iPads feature one of the same chips used by iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to handle tap-to-pay NFC transactions, but the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 only support Apple Pay within apps, sparing users the embarrassment of carrying around ...
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9to5Toys Last Call: 13-inch MacBook Air from $800 w/ .edu email, Camera+ for iOS free inside Apple Store app, more

Oct 24 2014 7:23pm CDT | Source: 9to5Mac

Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Apple 13.3-inch MacBook Air 1.4GHz/4GB/128GB: $850 or $800 w/ .edu email (Reg. $999) Camera+ for iOS now available for free inside the Apple Store app ($2.99 value) VisionTek packs a high-performance Solid-State Drive into a USB 3.0 flash drive Dyson’s first blade-less humidifier keeps your fam ...
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Ralph Nader to Apple CEO Tim Cook: Pay other companies’ workers double and cut their hours in half

Oct 24 2014 4:30pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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Amazon Adds Apple Pay to its Rewards Visa Credit Card

Oct 24 2014 4:26pm CDT | Source: Pad Gadget

Apple Pay continues to expand to additional service providers and online retailers with Amazon joining the group less than a week after Apple Pay went live. While the overall success of Apple Pay is still unclear, the addition of Amazon signals that the biggest players in the online marketplace are satisfied with it and willing to let customers take advantage of the secure new service. I haven’t b ...
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Apple Pay tops Tim Cook's to-do list in China

Oct 24 2014 3:53pm CDT | Source: Mac World

Apple CEO Tim Cook says bringing the recently launched Apple Pay system to China is his top priority for doing business the country. Apple Pay launched on Monday in the U.S. and allows iPhone 6 users to make “tap-and-go” payments at compatible terminals in retailers. It hasn’t expanded outside the U.S. yet, but international expansion is on the cards. The NFC (near-field communication) technology it uses is already standard in some countries. Cook made his re ...
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Nearly half of Gazelle's early iPhone upgrades ordered Apple's larger, more expensive iPhone 6 Plus

Oct 24 2014 3:41pm CDT | Source: Apple Insider

In yet another piece of favorable news surrounding Apple's recent entry into the phablet space, the nation's leading electronics buyback service said Friday that almost half of its early 2014 iPhone trade-in customers who pre-ordered a new iPhone 6 chose to purchase one of the larger, more premium-priced Plus mode ...
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This week in accessories: 6 great case choices for your new iPad Air 2 and more

Oct 24 2014 3:18pm CDT | Source: App Advice

Welcome back our weekly look at some of the latest and greatest iOS device accessories to hit the market. Since the iPad Air 2 officially launched earlier this week, were bringing you six case choices for the new tablet and more.Engage Folio from X-DoriaThis interesting take on the usual iPad folio features a clear rear shell that helps the tablet shine through. The cover offers built-in magnets that will automatically turn the iPad on and off. Availab ...
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Buy Apple and sell Google if you can own only one

Oct 24 2014 2:28pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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New ‘MasterCard Nearby’ app lets Apple Pay users easily locate merchants

Oct 24 2014 2:01pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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Mossberg reviews Apple Pay: ‘Worked smoothly and quickly’

Oct 24 2014 12:30pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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Bijon Kumar Pramanik is an experienced technology writer working since years in the consumer electronics field.

 

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