iPhone 6, Apple Watch, Apple Pay, and more: everything to remember from this week

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Like every Sunday, we get to take a look at some of the most popular posts that were published on iDB during the week that just ended. Whether it is a news item, a new jailbreak tweak, a tutorial, or an app review, we sum it all up in one convenient place for you.

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This is the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with Retina HD display: Putting an end to months of rumors, speculation and analysis, Apple finally showed off its eighth-generation iPhone with higher-resolution 4.7 and 5.5-inch screens, improved cameras, new sensors, a dedicated NFC chip for mobile payments and more.

iPhone 6 pricing, availability and more: Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will go on sale in the United States on Friday, September 19, and will start at $199 with a standard two year contract.

Apple seeds iOS 8 GM to developers: As expected, Apple has seeded the GM (or Golden Master) version of iOS 8 to developers ahead of its public September 17th release. Registered developers can grab the new beta from either the online dev portal as a standalone download.

iOS 8 wallpapers download: We have the full pack of iOS 8 wallpapers for iPhone and iPad for you to download.

Apple introduces new mobile payment service “Apple Pay”: Apple has been putting together a new mobile payment service. The service involves adding your credit cards to Passbook, and waiving your iPhone in front of what looks like an NFC reader to pay for goods and services in-store.

This is the Apple Watch, Apple’s first foray into wearables: In addition to the new iPhones, Apple’s finally taken the wraps off its highly-anticipated wearable device during the invite-only press event held Tuesday morning at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in its hometown of Cupertino, California.

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus photo gallery: Along with our coverage of the event, we collected a fairly large amount of photos of both devices. All these photos are publicly available on Apple.com of course, but we thought we’d bundle them all here in one convenient location.

Hands on with iPhone 6, Apple Pay and Apple Watch: Select journalists were given the chance to go hands on with the aforementioned products after the event today, and have posted videos of their initial reactions. So naturally, we’ve rounded up some of those clips of folks trying out the iPhone 6, Apple Pay and Apple Watch for you.

Everything you need to know about iPhone 6, Apple Pay and Apple Watch: A lot has happened this week, and we understand that it might have been difficult to keep track of everything. So, as usual, we’ve put together this awesome roundup for you of everything important that happened at during the iPhone 6, Apple Pay, and Apple Watch event.

Are you eligible for an iPhone 6 upgrade? Here is how to find out: If you’re not sure what your current eligibility status is, we have a way for you to check if you’re going to be able to pick up the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus at the subsidized price, or if you’ll have to break that piggy bank you’ve been preciously keeping on your dresser for the past 15 years.

Where to get the most money for your old iPhone: There are a number of ways you can sell your iPhone, whether it is on Ebay, Craiglist, or any number of gadget reseller websites. We’ve got a list of where you can get the most money for your much loved, but now outdated iPhone.

These templates will help you decide which iPhone 6 size is right for you: The idea is for you to print these models out and compare them to other items, and we thought a good point of reference for scale would be the iPhone 5s.

Samsung uses Steve Jobs quote against Apple: ‘no one is going to buy a big phone’: Always eager to respond to Apple’s latest moves swiftly and boldly, Samsung took to Twitter following the iPhone 6/Apple Watch/Apple Pay press conference to share an interesting banner which uses Steve Jobs’s own words as a weapon against Apple.

The best password manager apps for iPhone and iPad: In light of recent hacking antics that have come to light regarding Apple’s iCloud service, we are all much more aware of how important it is to secure our personal data. To help you protect yourself, we’ve got a list of what we think are the best password manager apps for iPhone and iPad.

8 awesome things you can do with Activator: Today, we’ve put together a list of some useful Activator actions/gestures you can set up on your iOS device. This is just the tip of the iceberg because with Activator, you can create an endless combination of gesture controls.

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