The iPhone 6 is finally here and we decided to celebrate this incredible day with a giveaway!!! Not only that, but we decided to make it an iTunes $50.00 Gift Card giveaway! That way, you can grab some new apps, music, or your favorite TV shows or movies and have it all paid for!
One of the most popular questions in the media has been the actual size of the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus. We put our heads together and came up with an awesome idea to help answer this question! Read the contest rules below for the answer.
Simply post a photo of your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus next to an "everday-average" object to show off the size and scale of Apple’s newest phone. The photo itself must include "iPhoneForums.net" and your username somewhere in the shot. The iPhoneForums.net text can either be written, displayed on the iPhone or you can print out our logo. (logo file is here:http://www.iphoneforums.net/img/iphoneforum-6.png)
We've taken a few photos of our personal iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to give you some ideas and kick this giveaway off! There will be no limit on how many photos you can submit, and iPhoneForums.net staff will ultimately pic our favorite from all of the entries.
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Apple has managed once more to reach record sales of its new iPhones. The launch weekend for Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus was the strongest start yet, reaching 10 million units sold in the first three days of availability. Apple CEO Tim Cook said the following:
"Sales for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus exceeded our expectations for the launch weekend, and we couldn't be happier. We would like to thank all of our customers for making this our best launch ever, shattering all previous sell-through records by a large margin. While our team managed the manufacturing ramp better than ever before, we could have sold many more iPhones with greater supply and we are working hard to fill orders as quickly as possible."
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus went on sale last Friday in the U.S., Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the U.K. and it is scheduled to go on sale in 20 additional countries this Friday, Sept. 26. Thus, Apple is planning its fastest iPhone roll-out ever, as the latest iPhones will become available in a total of 115 countries by the end of 2014.
What better way to test out the brand new iPhone 6 Plus camera, then to get some footage of the ocean. The Plus' camera is an amazing piece of technology, no tripod was used while filming this, although the image stabilizer made it seem that way. Enjoy the camera test, filmed in Half Moon Bay, California.
After standing 19 hours in line, I have finally acquired the gold iPhone 6 Plus. As you guy can tell I was extremely tired when I got back to the office and forgot to edit a few seconds out of the beginning, but let it stay there to remind you all of the horrors that are iPhone camp outs. Enjoy the unboxing!
The video above is both humorous and gut-wrenching. A newscaster in Perth, Australia, decided to interview the first person to get an iPhone 6 in that city right after he left the store. She insisted he open up his box and show her the precious cargo inside, but, just as he did so, he nervously dropped it onto the ground.
You can't quite tell how badly it was damaged, but it was obvious that it didn't come away unscathed. You can't help but wonder what they were thinking at the same time you feel sorry for him. Do you think, the media (or Apple) offered to replace it?
We know there are a ton of folks out there who will be jumping ship from Android to try out the amazing new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Besides having larger displays, the iPhone now has a ton of incredible new features. For all of the new (or returning) iPhone users, we know that one of the first things you will need to do is get your Android contacts over to your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.
We wanted to make that easier for you, so we have included a quick tutorial on the process. We even found a video which helps walk you through the process. The video is an older one, but most of the steps should be nearly identical. If you run into problems, be sure to ask for help in the forums. That's one of the big reasons why iPhoneforums.net is here!
These are the quick steps to transfer FROM an Android to iPhone:
Step 1 - Copy/Sync your contacts on your existing phone with Gmail/Google Sync
Go to Google Sync
Select your device from the Google Sync setup instructions menu and follow the steps to sync/move your contacts
Confirm all of your contacts have been sync'd by visiting Gmail on the web, and then continue to the next step
Step 2 - Use iTunes to sync your Gmail/Google contacts to your new iPhone
Connect your iPhone to your Mac / PC
Select your iPhone from your device list of iTunes
In the 'Summary tab' - If you're using 'iCloud' to sync & backup change to 'Use your computer'
Click the 'Info' tab
From the 'Sync contacts with...' options:
- Select Sync Google Address Book (Mac) or Google Contacts (PC) and sign in.