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The Biggest Selling Point of iPhone 6, Or Not

Finally, iPhone 6 is coming on September 19 ( or not? ). And everybody is excited. Maybe just me and all the Apple die hard fans.

Tim Cook and and the rest of the gang are actually more anxious. We heard Senior VP Eddy Cue said “ Later this year, we’ve got the best product pipeline that I’ve seen at Apple in my 25 years at Apple.” Seriously? Yes, seriously and iPhone 6 is one of them.


Artist's impression of the new size of iPhone 6 in comparison with earlier versions.

Artist’s impression of the new size of iPhone 6 in comparison with earlier versions.

Unemployed Couple Sells Baby To Buy iPhone

An unemployed couple from Shanghai, China sold their 3rd child for 50, 000 yuan ( US$8, 205 ) and thereafter bought iPhones, luxury shoes and other expensive items.

News agency China Daily reported  the couple identified by their surnames, Zhang and Teng are facing prosecution for human trafficking after successfully selling their baby girl through online site Baidu Post Bar.

Apple’s iPhone 5S And 5C Hit 9 Million Mark

Apple’s iPhone 5S and 5C hit 9 million mark in just three days after launch. It has again beat the odds and overwhelmingly exceeded analysts’ expectation. This is a record breaking sales, much higher than 5 million sales of predecessor iPhone 5 last September 2012.

In a press release  today , Apple CEO Tim Cook said, “This is our best iPhone launch yet―more than nine million new iPhones sold―a new record for first weekend sales. The demand for the new iPhones has been incredible, and while we’ve sold out of our initial supply of iPhone 5s, stores continue to receive new iPhone shipments regularly. We appreciate everyone’s patience and are working hard to build enough new iPhones for everyone.”

How To Identify Which Model Of iPhone or iPad You Have When Updating To iOS 7

This is not actually required when you are updating on the device itself because it will download the appropriate version for you but some prefer to update via iTunes or manually. This information becomes useful due to Apple having devices that are identical physically where even the model is difficult to find.

So how do we identify which model of iPhone or iPad do we have?

Please note that the model number can be found at the lower back cover of the device!

64-bit Smartphones: What it means to the Users?

Apple boasted the new iPhone 5S with its 64-bit A7 chip operating system during their much awaited event last week. For most of the consumers, this might sound new or totally strange to them. So, what does this new number mean to the users? Does it really matter? Or is it  just a hype perpetrated by Apple to instill excitement in the consumers mindset.

In the personal computing world, the term 32-bit and 64-bit refer to the type of central processing unit, operating system, driver, software program, etc. that utilizes that particular architecture.