Apple wins Outdoor Lions Grand Prix at Cannes for ‘Shot on iPhone 6′ campaign

By Cody Lee on Jun 23, 2015

Apple picked up the top prize in the Outdoor Lions category at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity this week for its recent “Shot on iPhone 6″ ad campaign. The annual event, often referred to as the world’s biggest ad festival, features thousands of ads from around the world to be showcased and judged.

The win marks the second Cannes Grand Prix award in three years for Apple and its longtime advertising partner TBWA\Media Art Lab. Additionally, the duo also picked up five Gold Lions awards for specific posters from the “Shot on iPhone 6″ campaign, which showcases photographs shot using Apple’s latest handset. Read More

 

The best waterproof cases for iPhone 6

By Lory Gil on Jun 20, 2015

Now that summer is here, it is time to start planning for all of those water activities you love. Whether you are zooming down a 50-foot slide at a water park or simply relaxing at the beach around a bonfire with friends, you need protection for your iPhone and waterproof protection is an added bonus.

For the past few months, we’ve been spotlighting a variety of cases and accessories for the iPhone 6. We are hoping to introduce you to many of the most popular products on the market so you can choose which one is right for you. Today’s accessory roundup is a list of what we believe are some of the best waterproof cases for iPhone 6 on the market. Feel free to add your personal favorites in the comments section. Read More

 

Elenker Armor Defender waterproof case for iPhone 6 is an inexpensive alternative

By Lory Gil on Jun 19, 2015

When it comes to waterproof cases for the iPhone 6, we are often faced with spending a lot more than we want to for solid protection. Either that, or we are stuck with the pouch style option, which works great, but doesn’t look as good.

Elenker’s Armor Defender is a low-cost waterproof case that protects your iPhone 6 underwater, in a sandstorm, and while skiing down the mountainside. Plus, it has a handy kickstand so you can prop it up while lounging poolside. Read More

 

Incipio Feather Case for iPhone 6 is ultra thin and protective

By Lory Gil on Jun 18, 2015

Due to the larger size of the iPhone 6 frame, it is more important than ever to have a case that is as slim as possible. However, ultrathin does not usually provide protection beyond scratch resistance.

Incipio’s Feather case is ultrathin and offers some minor protection from drops thanks to its foam padded lining. Of course it is ultrathin so don’t expect miracles. Read More

 

The Tethys Ultrapouch keeps your iPhone 6 safe and dry at the pool or the beach

By Lory Gil on Jun 16, 2015

Whenever I am planning on going near a body of water, my thoughts turn to whether my iPhone will survive the adventure. No matter how careful you are, there is always a chance that your precious technology will find its way to a watery grave.

The Ultrapouch is a universal case that seals your smartphone in, keeping it safe from the dangers of water damage. Head out to the beach knowing that your iPhone 6 wont get wet. Read More

 

The best minimalist cases for iPhone 6

By Lory Gil on Jun 16, 2015

We’ve been writing about a variety of accessories for the iPhone 6 for the past few months. These posts are to let you know what is out there so you can make better-informed decisions when choosing what to buy.

This is an accessory round up of what we believe are some of the best minimalist iPhone 6 cases we’ve been spotlighting lately. If you don’t see your favorite one on the list, feel free to add it in the comments section. Read More

 

Apple posts four new ‘Shot on iPhone 6′ videos

By Cody Lee on Jun 15, 2015

Apple has added four new clips to the World Gallery films section of its “Shot on iPhone 6″ microsite. The company launched the Shot on iPhone 6 campaign earlier this year, showcasing beautiful photos and videos taken with its latest smartphones.

The new videos are very similar to the previous ones, in that they are 15 seconds long and accompanied by an analogous soundtrack. They were captured by photographers from countries around the world, including the US, Australia and Norway. Read More

 

Bumpies Minimalist Corner Case keeps your iPhone 6 mostly naked

By Lory Gil on Jun 13, 2015

Since the dawn of the iPhone, there have been arguments about whether you should protect your iPhone with a case or leave it completely uncovered to show off its beautiful design. What if there was a way to have the best of both worlds? Well, there is.

Bumpies Minimalist Corner Case is not a case at all. It is actually four small griping pieces of shock-absorbing material that stick to the corners of your iPhone 6, leaving the rest of the beautifully designed smartphone completely naked. Read More

 

Apple brand leather case for iPhone 6 is an elegant minimalist solution

By Lory Gil on Jun 12, 2015

Very few other companies, especially in the tech industry, are able to fully capture the essence of minimalism quite the way Apple does. It is about more than just simplicity. Apple manages to merge elegant beauty with restraint.

The iPhone 6 Leather Case is a great example of Apple’s ability to combine a stylish aesthetic with simply beauty. The case provides protection from scratches, while maintaining the minimalist design we appreciate from the company. Read More

 

iPhone 6s rumors: supplier hints at 7000 Series aluminum body, TSMC building A9 chips

By Christian Zibreg on Jun 11, 2015

A new rumor from Asia suggests that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), one of the world’s largest semiconductor foundries, is ready to kick off mass production of Apple’s in-house designed ‘A9′ mobile processor for the new iPhones, tentatively called an ‘iPhone 6s’ and ‘iPhone 6s Plus’.

At the same time, another rumor from Apple’s supply chain has reaffirmed that 2015 iPhones will have a chassis made from 7000 Series aluminum, a custom alloy the Cupertino firm originally developed for the Apple Watch Sport. Read More

 

The FRiEQ Universal Bag Case protects your iPhone up to 100 feet under water

By Lory Gil on Jun 11, 2015

Sure, a good waterproof case will make you feel better when hanging out by the pool or hiking down by the river, but what about taking your iPhone 6 into the ocean for a snorkeling vacation video?

FRiEQ has a Universal Bag Case that is completely waterproof up to 100 feet so you can take it on an underwater adventure or a dip in the Jacuzzi. Read More

 

Tech Armor HD Clear Ballistic Glass Screen Protector for iPhone 6

By Lory Gil on Jun 10, 2015

As much as we want to keep our iPhone 6 screen totally unobstructed by anything that takes away from the smooth look and feel, we still want to protect our display from unfortunate accidents, like scratches or cracks.

Tech Armor has a Ballistic Glass Screen Protector that keeps your iPhone 6 screen from accidents while maintaining the feeling of smooth glass and clarity of the HD screen. Read More

 

Samsung takes jabs at iPhone 6 in latest ad salvo

By Christian Zibreg on Jun 4, 2015

In a pair of new television commercials, Samsung is back at what it does best: bashing Apple’s iPhone. Promoted under the tagline “six is greater than six,” the 30-second videos highlight three features of Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge: wireless charging, a wider-angle lens on the selfie camera out the front and a curved screen which displays tidbits of information across the edges of Samsung phones.

I’ve included both ads for your viewing pleasure. Read More

 

Hide your credit cards inside the Stowaway iPhone 6 case

By Lory Gil on Jun 4, 2015

When you head out to the bar, or run up to the store for some bread, you don’t necessarily need everything in your wallet. Sometimes, you just want the necessities; ID, credit card, and maybe your health insurance info if you are prone to mishaps.

Incipio’s Stowaway case for iPhone 6 is the perfect case to store your cards and keep your pockets free so you can keep more important things in them, like quarters for the laundromat. Read More

 

MXtechnic ultrathin keyboard case for iPhone 6 is a low-cost alternative to on-screen typing

By Lory Gil on Jun 2, 2015

Whether you are trying to win a speed texting contest or writing an article for your blog from your iPhone 6, the on-screen keyboard is not exactly a highly productive feature. To get the most out of your typing experience, you may want to invest in a keyboard case

MXtechnic makes an ultra-thin, slide-out, wireless keyboard case that gives you a more tactile typing experience than the on-screen keyboard on the iPhone 6, and the price tag makes it even more appealing. Read More

 

This tweak lets you customize your third-party notification sounds

By Josh Pasholk on May 28, 2015

iOS isn’t known for its ability to be customized, so it’s no surprise that you can’t change the sound for third-party notifications without a jailbreak tweak. CustomNotificationSound by snakeninny, the developer who brought us LowPowerBanner, does exactly that. Read More

 

The SyncStand is a sleek and stylish charging dock for your iPhone 6

By Lory Gil on May 27, 2015

Whether charging your iPhone 6, syncing it with iTunes, or simply gazing longingly into its front-facing camera, you may be in the market for a stand to display your device with. The Sinjimoru Aluminum SyncStand is a sturdy holder for your iPhone 6 that has a sleek design to compliment your Apple product. You don’t have to worry about whether this stand is MFi compatible since you use your own cable for syncing and charging. Read More

 

AmFilm Premium HD Clear Screen Protector keeps your iPhone 6 scratch-free

By Lory Gil on May 23, 2015

While tempered glass screen protectors are definitely becoming a big trend, nothing beats the super inexpensiveness of traditional film protectors. As technology improves, the price decreases exponentially.

TechMatte’s AmFilm screen protector for iPhone 6 protects your screen from scratches and dust with crystal-clear clarity so you see everything the way you are supposed to. Read More

 

Catalyst Waterproof case protects your iPhone 6 up to 16 feet under water

By Lory Gil on May 22, 2015

When I go camping, I tend to leave my iPhone behind. Not because I’m trying to be closer to nature, or unplug from the world, but because I tend to worry about getting dirt, marshmallow goo, ash, or beer on my device. Even if I’m brave enough to bring it to the campsite, I still won’t take it anywhere near a body of water.

The Catalyst Waterproof iPhone case eases my fears by having a waterproof rating up to 16.4 feet deep. Plus the lanyard connector means I can secure my iPhone to my body for even more security and protection. Read More

 

Maxboost Liquid Skin: an ultrathin case for iPhone 6

By Lory Gil on May 21, 2015

The iPhone 6 may have the largest screen of any past model, but it is also the thinnest so far. If you prefer keeping your device as thin as possible, while still providing scratch resistance on the back, ultrathin cases are just what you need.

The Maxboost Liquid Skin is an ultrathin case for iPhone 6. It is so slim that the company claims it is the “World’s thinnest” iPhone case, but Spigen makes the same claim. What is sure, is that Liquid Skin is practically as thin as paper. Read More