iPhone 6 – Why You Shouldn’t Upgrade

iPhone Comparison

Last week, Sam gave his expert advice on why upgrading to the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus is a good idea and who it is a good idea for. Today, I’ve got a different opinion on the matter. For the first time since my first iPhone, I won’t be upgrading to the most current model after my contract is up. The biggest reason is size. However, there are a few more reasons that pushed me into the decision to wait.

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Communicating Using the Apple Watch

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The Apple Watch looks pretty amazing but it is still just an iPhone accessory and as such will take some getting used to in the way you use it along side your phone. Apple is framing the Apple Watch as an extension of the iPhone experience and this is probably the best way to think of it.

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This Week’s App Store Editor’s Choice: Spider-Man Unlimited

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Old Spidey is back and ready for a new adventure. This time, the multiverse is taking action against the Sinister Six, led by the Green Goblin. Also this time, Spider-Man and his other-dimension selves are running for their lives in a free-to-play title with a twist.

Spider-Man Unlimited is a free endless runner style game that actually has an end. That is, players reach an end goal for each level instead of simply running the distance.

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Apple Pay – How it Will Change the Way We Buy

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Pre-ordering the iPhone 6 may have had its share of challenges this morning but that didn’t stop the masses from sending in their money. For many iPhone users this may be the last Apple Store purchase they make without Apple Pay, and that is an interesting prospect.

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Apple’s iPhone 6 Preorders Went About as Smoothly as the Live Stream, 6 Plus Sold Out

iPhone 6 Plus Sold Out

At precisely 12:01 a.m. this morning, Apple was supposed to make the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus available for preorder. According to a number of reports, that just didn’t happen. In fact, it took until approximately 12:20 a.m. for the online retail store to be “open” for business. The site didn’t really get on track until nearly 3:00 a.m.

Additionally, third-party carriers were having issues keeping up with demand. AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon had reports of website crashes. Now that everything is running more smoothly, the iPhone 6 Plus models are sold out. 

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Apple Watch Will Encourage You To Get Active

Apple Watch Fitness

The Apple Watch will come with many features, like mobile payment, messaging, maps, and person-to-person doodling. One big feature that Apple hopes will literally change lives is its fitness integration. Thanks to a series of sensors on the back of the shell, the internal accelerometer, and GPS and Wi-Fi on your iPhone the Apple Watch can measure your total body movement. Plus, it comes stock with two fitness apps that are specially designed for whatever activities fit your lifestyle.

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iPhone 6 – Why You Should Upgrade

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If the specs are to be believed then the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will provide over 10 hours of LTE browsing and the same for HD video viewing. On a fairly typical day I run out of battery on my iPhone 5s before I get home and I often turn off everything extra to get the absolute most out of it. There are a lot of reasons to buy the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but for me it hinges on the hope that the battery will be able to keep up with my connected lifestyle.

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PadGadget’s Flashback Friday: Dragon Quest I

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In the mid 1980s, a fun little role-playing adventure game (RPG) swept across Japan and won the heats of RPG-ers. Shortly there after, it crossed the ocean under the name “Dragon Warrior” in the U.S. It became so popular that it spawned a series of games, a few of which have already made it to iOS.

This week, Square Enix has brought the adventure game to the App Store for the first time under its original nomenclature, “Dragon Quest.”

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Apple is Giving You U2’s New Album Whether You Want it or Not

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At about 11:50 a.m. PT on Sept. 9, Apple announced to the world that U2’s new album “Songs of Innocence” would be free for everyone with an iTunes account. It took about 10 minutes for the free content to appear in the iTunes Store, but it did appear and it is free. I downloaded it onto my MacBook Pro and started listening to it while writing an article about it.

During the Apple media event, Cook stated, “Every iTunes customer gets this incredible album for free… It is available throughout the day in your iTunes library. All you have to do is click and you can begin listening.” He noted that it will also be on iTunes Radio and Beats Music.

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Samsung doesn’t Miss a Beat with Apple Bashing in Latest TV Commercials

Samsung Commercial It Doesn't Take A Genius

Within 24 hours of Apple’s product launch, Samsung has followed up with a series of commercials that poke fun at Geniuses. The 30-second advertisements are clever and might give you a chuckle. However, what they don’t do is show a single Samsung product. It is like we are watching someone who has been dumped, making a fool of themselves by making up stuff about their former lover. When is Samsung going to get over it?

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