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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# iPhone

All time
# tech review
The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus: Are they worth the upgrade?
It’s the standard s model upgrade, but it does have a few extra tricks up its sleeve.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you going to buy the new iPhone?
Or will you be looking elsewhere for your next phone?
# Big Spender
The new iPhones arrive today, and this is how much they will set you back
Let’s hope you have some deep pockets.
# TechKnowHow
A fuss has been caused over iOS 9's WiFi Assist, but is it justified?
Claims that the setting causes data usage to balloon have been circulating but is it really as bad as some are making it out to be?
# no slowing down
This man has every reason to be incredibly happy today
Apple just sold a record number of new iPhones again and a date for its release in Ireland was revealed.
# text back
9 features you probably didn't know exist in WhatsApp
Want to hide when you’ve read someone’s message?
# Q-tip
There's a handy way to mute any calls you get on your iPhone
And you might not even have noticed it before.
# gimme gimme gimme
The wait is over: Apple fans sleep out and queue to get their hands on new iPhones
The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are being released today.
# Be prepared
iOS 9 will be out this evening so here's what you need to know
Things will go a little smoother this time compared to iOS 8′s release.
# ring ring
Apple has announced two new iPhones
There’s also a giant iPad on the way.
# rose gold
Apple for dopes: 11 things to know about the new iPhone announcements
Alert: There is a PINK iPhone now.
AS IT HAPPENED
iPhones, Apple TV and the iPad Pro at Apple's biggest event of the year
It was a packed two-hour session where a lot of ground was covered.
# Rumours
Tonight, Apple will hold one of its biggest events in years
New iPhones are a given at this point, but what else could Apple have in store for us later this evening?
# Uh oh
These older people tried to take a photo on an iPhone... but accidentally hit record
Oh dear.
# Vulnerable
There's a major downside to jailbreaking your iPhone (if you're thinking about it)
It leaves your device vulnerable to malware as more than 225,000 users found out recently.
# so helpful
This is what happens when you ask Siri about the next iPhones
It provides some dry answers ahead of Apple’s 9 September event.
# new connection
Good news! WhatsApp web will soon be available for iPhone users
The web version shows instructions on how to connect with your iPhone, but the iOS app has yet to follow suit.
# Phone Wars
Samsung has announced two new high-end phones in its never-ending struggle to trump Apple
You’ll only be able to get the new Galaxy S6 Edge+ in Europe though for the time being.
# cruel and unusual
This Irish dad caught his son smoking and issued the harshest punishment ever
When the going gets tough, the tough dads get going.
# whoops
Here's how to find your iPhone if it falls from a plane
More a case of “when” rather than “if”, really.
# Galaxy S6
Samsung is going to lower the price of its phones to compete with the iPhone
The company is considering adjusting the price for the S6 and S6 Edge after sales disappoint.
# TechKnowHow
Does using an iPad charger help charge your iPhone faster?
You’ve heard the claims but is this actually the case?
# touching
iPods are still a thing, Apple insists
It just released an upgraded version of the iPod Touch which has the same processor and camera as the iPhone 6.
# Money Money Money
Apple is hogging almost all of the profits made by smartphones
92% of global profits to be exact.
# Apple Music
QUIZ: Should You Download Apple Music?
Or stick with Spotify? We’ll decide for you.
# hey siri
Listen to how sassy Siri gets when you ask her to divide zero by zero
Operating systems can have attitude too.
# swift change
Taylor Swift wrote an open letter to Apple... and Apple changed its music service
A swift victory.
# find my phone
Teenager shot dead after using app to track his iPhone
He had left the phone in a cab.
# not so techy
People are using cardboard boxes to make iPhone cinemas and it's strangely ingenious
Simplicity at its best.
# Take a Break
Man dropped his iPhone into the sea and it recorded what happened
Close one.
# get in the sea
This lad dropped his iPhone into the sea and it recorded the whole thing
Thank the Lord for waterproof covers.
# bad characters
There's an iOS bug that lets you crash other iPhones with a single text
In some cases, the bug can force an iPhone to reboot.
# k
11 things all bad texters want you to know
It’s tricky to be this lazy.
# Q-tip
There's a hidden 'low light' mode buried deep in your iPhone's settings
And it’s easy to activate (once you know how).
# shiny and new
Here's what tech experts think the new iPhone will be like
What features would you like to see?
# TechGuide
Are you using your phone's voice features to its fullest?
If not, using it for the right situations can speed up the more mundane tasks you use your phone for.
# Expansion
The app that wants to help reduce your phone bill has arrived on iPhone
The Irish-made KillBiller was originally available on Android, but its iPhone app has been officially released.
# down the toilet
Apple isn't allowing its new smartwatch to be used as a whoopee cushion
Sorry everyone
# pick up the phone
Using WhatsApp on an iPhone? A major update is coming your way
Although Android users have been enjoying it for a few weeks already.
# the fear
7 ways your smartphone can help you beat the Fear
It doesn’t have to be this bad.