Author Archives: Chris Burns

Chris Burns is currently head editor for SlashGear and executive editor for Android Community. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Chris Burns responsible for editorial decisions made for the USA-based day-team of SlashGear and sister-site Android Community. Follow him on Twitter @ t_chrisburns and inside Google+ at http://chrisburns.co/+ for tech, gadget, and design news galore.

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pricing and release dates official

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pricing and release dates official

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been priced this morning with the iPhone 6 - the smaller - replacing the iPhone 5s. The iPhone 6 will be available for $199 for a 16GB edition with a 2-year contract, $299 for a 64GB edition, and $399 for a 128GB edition. Remember that these are not off-contract prices - we’ll get those later.

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Apple A8 chip detailed: 64-bit 2nd gen

Apple A8 chip detailed: 64-bit 2nd gen

This morning Apple revealed the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 Plus, and the chip that’ll be bringing them intelligence. You’ll find the Apple A8 Chip inside both of these machines - that’ll be 64-big second-generation processing power. That’ll be brought to you on a super tiny 20-nanometer process, too.

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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus official

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus official

It's time - the iPhone 6 and its larger sibling, the iPhone 6 Plus, are official. This morning Tim Cook took the stage at Apple’s special event to greet the audience with a thank you - "those words mean a great deal to us." Summoning the past with a mention of how they launched the iMac in the Flint Center - the same place we’re sitting now - we get the sense that this event is important.

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Fashion brands tip iWatch at Apple Event

Fashion brands tip iWatch at Apple Event

This morning it was confirmed - believe it or not - that Marie Claire is at the Apple Event expected to reveal the iPhone 6 and iWatch. This brand is almost certainly not alone in its origin and aim - attending the event, essentially confirming the idea that Apple will be revealing the iWatch today. Or at least something very fashion oriented. Perhaps Beats-related.

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Moto 360 teardown: one tiny surprise

Moto 360 teardown: one tiny surprise

If you expected to find a whole lot more inside the Moto 360 this week than you’d seen in our Motorola Chicago tour last week, you’re in for a shock. As iFixit shows us this week, with a score of 3 out of 10 on the repairability gauge, this isn’t the sort of device you want to take apart.

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