Dr. Mac’s First Look at the iPhone 6s

1:25 PM, Sep. 29th, 2015 · · iPhone

Dr. Mac got an iPhone 6s last Friday; his initial impressions are in Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves Episode 143, a delightful little ditty he likes to call, "Dr. Mac's First Look at the iPhone 6s." It wasn't all wine and roses (Spoiler alert: He thinks the Rose Gold looks too pink). But after a rocky start, the Doc is pretty happy with his newest gadget.  

iPhone 6s/6s Plus: How to Use 3D Touch

8:55 AM, Sep. 29th, 2015 · · iPhone

How to use 3D Touch on your iPhone 6s

Today's Quick Tip is all about some nifty ways you can Peek and Pop your way to screen-pressing happiness with the fancy new iPhones. Yes, we know that sentence makes us sound crazy (at best). We blame Apple for giving their features such…interesting monikers.

10 Apps with 3D Touch for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

8:45 PM, Sep. 28th, 2015 · · iPhone

If you have a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus, you may be itching to play with 3D Touch, the whole-screen implementation of Force Touch that comes in the new devices. We put together a list of ten apps to make it easy for you to check it out.

Russian Police Worried iPhone Emoji will Give Kids the Gay

5:50 PM, Sep. 28th, 2015 · · iPhone

Apple's emoji collection caters to the openminded and tolerant crowd

What's the worst thing Apple could Possibly do? If you're the police in Russia's Kirov region, that would be including same sex couples as emoji on the iPhone. The police are investigating whether or not the same sex emoji violate Russia's law banning what they see as propaganda promoting homosexuality to children.

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Investigating Apple over emoji shows exactly how out of control Russia's attack on the LGBT community has become.

iPhone 6s, 6s Plus Sales Top 13M During Launch Weekend

8:59 AM, Sep. 28th, 2015 · · iPhone

Apple's iPhone 6s breaks launch weekend sales figures

Apple broke its iPhone launch weekend sales yet again, this time hitting 13 million units with the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. That easily tops last year's 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch weekend sales.

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China no doubt helped boost this year's iPhone launch weekend sales figures. If China had been part of the iPhone 6 launch last year, it's possible we wouldn't be seeing a 3 million unit increase year over year.

Here Are All the iPhone 6 Cases We Tried & Fit Our New 6s [Update]

9:05 PM, Sep. 25th, 2015 · · iPhone

iPhone 6s shipped on Friday, and the first thing we did (after setting up our new devices, of course) was test out iPhone 6 cases to make sure they fit. The iPhone 6s is 0.2 mm thicker than the iPhone 6—case manufacturers have been quick to say iPhone 6 cases will fit iPhone 6s, but we wanted to test it for ourselves. [Updated with the Seidio Obex Waterproof Case.]

Can’t Get Your iPhone 6s on Your AT&T MicroCell? Here’s the Fix

6:47 PM, Sep. 25th, 2015 · · iPhone

If your brand new iPhone 6s isn't connecting to your AT&T MicroCell, you aren't alone—and this isn't a new issue. Last year when the iPhone 6 came out we detailed what it takes to get your new phone to connect to your MicroCell, and you'll need to follow the same steps again this year, even if your phone number hasn't changed. The short version: There's a whole lot of resetting going on. The not-as-short version: read on to learn how to reset your MicroCell, and hopefully this won't be an issue next year when AT&T's Wi-Fi calling support is available in more cities.

Upgrading to an iPhone 6s? Don’t Forget to Backup First

10:58 AM, Sep. 25th, 2015 · · iPhone

If you're getting a new iPhone be sure to back up your old one first

iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus pre-orders are arriving today, and you can buy Apple's latest smartphone in stores now, too. Before you activate your shiny new iPhone, however, you need to back up your old one. That'll ensure you see everything you expect on your new phone after you finish the setup process.