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Watch the iPhone 6 get smashed in drop tests

Watch the iPhone 6 get smashed in drop tests

It’s the first day the iPhone 6 has been out in the wild, and what do people do? They smash it! They call them "Drop Tests," aimed in some cases to freak out iPhone fans in line for the device, and in others to actually, truly test the device’s ability to withstand the ground. Disclaimer: Andy Samberg has not yet done a "happy birthday to the ground" to the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. We’ll be waiting on that one.

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Satechi Selfie Arm: phone on a stick

Satechi Selfie Arm: phone on a stick

The next generation in monopod technology is here - the Selfie Arm. Made by Satechi to allow you to take advanced selfies as often and as professionally as you want, this device works with most smartphones on the market today. Ellen wishes she had this when she snapped the Galaxy Note 3 selfie earlier this year.

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Relonch Camera case for iPhone lets you take Fancy Photos

Relonch Camera case for iPhone lets you take Fancy Photos

Digital photography isn't all just about megapixels, which some smartphone OEMs would like you to otherwise think. But even then the iPhone's cameras could perhaps do a bit better. That's were Relonch comes in, an iPhone accessory that its makers claim lets you take Magazine-class photos and instantly upload them to the cloud, hopefully only if you tell it to.

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iOS 8: how to download, when to expect

iOS 8: how to download, when to expect

What to expect when you’re expecting iOS 8 for your device in the next 24 hours is the alternate title for this article. What you’re going to need to know is very little. Most of your iOS 8 upgrade will be automated. You just need to sit back, relax, and think about what you’ve done.

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Are 5% of Android users really switching for the iPhone 6?

Are 5% of Android users really switching for the iPhone 6?

I’m not sure if you’re aware, but Apple is just about ready to unveil the next iPhone — and it’s a big deal (pun intended). At 4.7-inches, the iPhone 6 wants to appeal to customers who like bigger smartphones. Many of those folks are Android users, who already enjoy a myriad of devices with large screens. According to a new survey, a small but notable portion of Android users are set to buy the iPhone 6 when it comes out.

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Apple issues replacement for defective iPhone 5 batteries

Apple issues replacement for defective iPhone 5 batteries

If you have an iPhone 5 and noticed your battery suddenly dying on you faster than usual, you might be one of the unlucky few to have a defective battery unit in your hands. This might just be your lucky day, or month, as Apple will be replacing those batteries completely free of charge. Provided, of course, the serial number on your iPhone matches Apple's list of affected units.

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iPhone 6 may come with another new cord

iPhone 6 may come with another new cord

When the iPhone 5 was first introduced, Apple also showed off the Lightning cord (and port) for the first time. This was a new cord for the Apple smartphone and tablet universe, and it was another new cord that users had to purchase if they wanted more than the one cord that came in the box to charge their device and transfer wired data. It may be time to do that once again.

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Samsung digs into Apple at airport wall outlets

Samsung digs into Apple at airport wall outlets

This week we’re seeing Samsung extend their "wall huggers" campaign for those smartphone users who hang out around power plugs with some "wall hugger" advertisements. You may see these little signs appearing near or directly around wall outlets in airpots, showing consumers what they’re missing, so to speak.

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