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by iDan at Sep 19, 2014
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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.

Rules:
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 Appleā€™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.
by iDan at Jun 7, 2010
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Welcome to iPhoneForums.net - The Premier iPhone Forum and fan site dedicated to the one and only Apple iPhone. Our community one of the best resources for all iPhone News, iPhone Questions, iPhone Help, iPhone App Reviews and general iPhone Discussions. The first step would be to REGISTER so you can take advantage of all the features we have to offer. Registration is free and only takes a few seconds! Be sure to checkout these areas of the site:
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by PhilSynowiec at Sep 19, 2014
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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.
by PhilSynowiec at Sep 19, 2014
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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!
by wicked at Sep 19, 2014
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The winner of our Otterbox iPhone 6 case giveaway is luis0321! Congratulations!!! :D

Space Gray is a great color Luis and good choice on the Commuter Wallet case! You definitely can't go wrong with any of the Otterbox iPhone 6 case lineup!

Thanks to everyone who took the time to participate! And a special thanks to our friends over at Otterbox for sponsoring this giveaway!

We'll be doing other giveaways in the near future so stay tuned!

Otterbox - The #1 selling case for smartphones in the US & Canada
by dgstorm at Sep 19, 2014
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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?
by dgstorm at Sep 19, 2014
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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
  1. Go to Google Sync
  2. Select your device from the Google Sync setup instructions menu and follow the steps to sync/move your contacts
  3. 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
  1. Open iTunes
  2. Connect your iPhone to your Mac / PC
  3. Select your iPhone from your device list of iTunes
  4. In the 'Summary tab' - If you're using 'iCloud' to sync & backup change to 'Use your computer'
  5. Click the 'Info' tab
  6. From the 'Sync contacts with...' options:
    - Select Sync Google Address Book (Mac) or Google Contacts (PC) and sign in.
  7. Click the 'Configure' button
  8. Enter your Google / Gmail username and password
  9. Click OK
  10. Sync your iPhone
by dgstorm at Sep 19, 2014
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For around a year or more, the media was inundated with rumors that Apple's iPhone 6 and/or iPhone 6 Plus would come with a sapphire glass display. In fact, it was even confirmed that Apple built a factory designed to do exactly that. However, when the final reveal occurred, that turned out not to be true. Why would Apple build a factory to crank out sapphire glass, if they didn't plan on using it on their most popular product?

It turns out the truth is quite simple. Amongst a number of other factors, the main reason is because it will take several years before the new factory can ramp up production to high enough levels to develop sapphire glass displays for the volume of iPhones that Apple sells. There's even more to it than just that though, and we found a handy infographic that shares quite a bit of info regarding sapphire glass and the reasons why Apple couldn't use it just yet.

Because of its size, we couldn't host the graphic in the OP of this story, so please check out the full graphic in the thread below.

Source: VisualCapitalist