Many Apple fans around the world despaired as Apple's servers crashed
under the global embrace during their new product launch event on
As much as I planned to resist, I too was taken in by the innovation and
overall fabulousness of the 2 new Apple iPhone 6 models: the 4.7" iPhone 6 and
5.5" iPhone 6 Plus.
You can compare iPhone 6 and iPhone 5 models together on the iPhone model comparison page of the
The boss has already pre-ordered his new iPhone 6 - he's upgrading from
an iPhone 5, and after using that phone for a couple of years and having
a large-screen Galaxy Note II as his back-up, he reckons the new 4.7"
version with 64Gb of storage will suit him perfectly...the 5.5" version
is just that little too big, and he carries a full size tablet most
places, so really had no need for a "phablet".
I too will be in the queue to get the new iPhone from the 19th (and
reckon since I'm still sporting the now doubly-redundant iPhone 4, I
should get priority).
Along with the 2 new iPhone 6 models (and the Apple Watch, which we'll
look at next time), Apple also announced the release of the next
generation of their mobile operating system: IOS8, which
will open the door to a new level of innovations from the App Development
community, along with the US introduction of Apple Pay -
a technology that turns Apple devices into a virtual credit card - that
has the potential to finally replace the fundamentally flawed "plastic"
cards we now use as virtual currency.
Our US payment gateway partner Authorize.Net announced integration with
Apple Pay within 24 hours of it's launch and we expect our local payment
gateway partners to all over this exciting new innovation. Watch this
Rather than rewrite what has already been written over 9000 times across
the Internet, instead, we will save you the search and list the best
resources about Apple's latest offering to the Gods..
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