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Devastated Australian Drops His New iPhone 6 on Live Television

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SYDNEY — It is the moment nightmares are made of.

Just as you get your hands on the hottest product of the day, you falter. The news crews are too much, the attention overwhelming, you start to shake. Next thing you know, that beautiful piece of Apple technology is heading for the hard, cold cement.

Poor Jack, he never had a chance

This is what happened on Friday morning to the poor fellow in Perth, Australia. After lining up all night, Jack was the…

Devastated Australian Drops His New iPhone 6 on Live Television

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SYDNEY — It is the moment nightmares are made of.

Just as you get your hands on the hottest product of the day, you falter. The news crews are too much, the attention overwhelming, you start to shake. Next thing you know, that beautiful piece of Apple technology is heading for the hard, cold cement.

Poor Jack, he never had a chance

This is what happened on Friday morning to the poor fellow in Perth, Australia. After lining up all night, Jack was the…

Your iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Questions, Answered

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The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus officially go on sale on Friday. So how do you decide between the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and its larger, 5.5-inch counterpart, the iPhone 6 Plus?

To help make your purchasing decisions easier, Mashable is hosting a live MashTalk Hangout on Air on Thursday at 2 p.m. ET, to answer all your questions about size, specs, performance and much more. We’ll also give you a hands-on look at both

Your iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Questions, Answered

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The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus officially go on sale on Friday. So how do you decide between the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and its larger, 5.5-inch counterpart, the iPhone 6 Plus?

To help make your purchasing decisions easier, Mashable is hosting a live MashTalk Hangout on Air on Thursday at 2 p.m. ET, to answer all your questions about size, specs, performance and much more. We’ll also give you a hands-on look at both

10 Apps That Make the Best Use of iOS 8

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iOS 8 has been touted as Apple‘s biggest overhaul to the operating system since its launch

However, unlike iOS 7, which had a significantly different look and feel than its predecessors, many of iOS 8′s biggest changes are not immediately noticeable after downloading the update

That’s because some of the most radical differences— like third-party keyboards, extensions and other features designed to give…

Apple Confirms HealthKit Bug, Delays Launch

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One of the biggest new features of Apple‘s latest mobile operating system iOS 8 is HealthKit platform, the company’s first major step into the health and fitness space. While the company has been calling on developers to connect their apps and its data to its hub, you can’t download any HealthKit-enabled apps from the Apple App Store just yet.

Apple told Mashable in a statement Wednesday that the company detected a bug in the platform and it’s not ready for launch.

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How to Download iOS 8 Without Deleting Any of Your Data

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If you’ve tried downloading iOS 8, or know anyone who has already done so, you’re probably familiar with the biggest complaint: The download is huge

It’s not that iOS 8 occupies a ton of storage on your iPhone or iPad (iTunes says the file is about 1.2GB), but rather that the download itself needs up to 5.7GB of free storage to be completed.

As a result, people are scrambling to delete pictures, apps and music in order to make room for iOS. The…

Xpire’s App Makes All Your Social Media “Ephemeral”

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What You Should Do Before Downloading iOS 8

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Apple will launch iOS 8 software for the iPhone and iPad on Wednesday, but before you download the upgrade, set some time aside to prevent any glitches that might surface.

The upgrade — which should be available around midday ET on Wednesday, if last year’s arrival is any indication — promises a collection of useful new features, including time-lapse capture for video, a smarter Siri, a dedicated health app, a battery usage indicator, interactive notifications and a better keyboard

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Report: NFC on iPhone 6 Will Only Work With Apple Pay

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One of the key new features of the iPhone 6 and the larger-screened iPhone 6 Plus is the inclusion of NFC (near-field communication) technology, which powers Apple Pay. In many phones, NFC not only enables mobile payments, but also allows users to quickly pair speakers and apps.

But according to a Cult of Mac report, Apple is restricting the use of NFC to its new Apple Pay platform. This means iOS developers and accessory makers will be unable, as of now, to incorporate NFC into their apps…