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iPhone 6 Prototype

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You know you've hit the jackpot, when Apple "accidentally" sends you one of these. According to the seller, "Apple does NOT let these phones out of their possession yet I was accidentally sent one upon renewing my contract. As you can see from the photos, iOS8 has not been placed on this device, rather it is in the true developer mode. There are no FCC markings on the rear of the device or a model number. This is the real deal! The lightning port is red which is a sure sign of a prototype." Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of

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Microwaved iPhone 6 Plus

First, there was the Apple Wave, which tricked some people into actually microwaving their phones. Now, this self-proclaimed professional microwave operator Kenny Irwin, Jr. purposefully decided to microwave his iPhone 6 Plus to sell on eBay as "art". Now the scary part is someone actually bought his microwaved Xbox 360 for $15,000 a while back. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a multi-lingual cop in China that might surprise you.

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iPhone 6 Plus Bend

Many iPhone 6 Plus owners have discovered that the phone can bend out of shape simply when stored in a snug front pocket for long periods. Online websites are already calling this 'bend gate', due to the phone's thin aluminum exterior. However, it's been reported that 'bend gate' can be solved by ensuring the middle of the phone is not subjected to a large prolonged force. Continue reading for another bend test video, pitting it up against the HTC One M8, Moto X and more.

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iPhone Headphone Secrets

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For those who are new iPhone users, or just current owners who have never used TalkControl headphones before, these cool tips might come in handy. Activating Siri only requires you to tap and hold the center button on the attached remote, or simply tap to answer / end calls. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of someone diving into the world's deepest pool, Nemo 33 in Belgium.

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Apple Wave

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Last year, the internet trolls at 4chan tried to convince iPhone owners that iOS 7 would make your iPhone waterproof, with a professionally designed infographic. Now this year, they're trying to do the same, mainly targeting iPhone 6 users, using a fake technology called Apple Wave. They want users to believe that by placing iOS 8 devices in the microwave will near instantly charge them. Continue reading for the full internet thread showing how things went down.

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iPhone 6 Screen Protector

ArmorSuit's MilitaryShield iPhone 6 Screen Protector is currently being offered for just $.95 shipped with coupon code: EARLYOFF, today only, originally priced at $19.95 (code also works for iPhone 6 Plus version). MilitaryShield is equipped with "self-healing" properties to maximize the protection, which works to constantly eliminate minor scratches on the film. Product page - be sure you enter coupon code: EARLYOFF during checkout for the additional discount. Continue reading for more images and information.

Notable features:
  • Compatibility - Specifically designed for Apple iPhone 6 (4.7-Inch).

  • Long-Lasting Protection from Scratches, Bubble Free, Significantly Reduces Dust, Oil & Fingerprint Smudges.

  • Exceptionally Clear & Smooth Glass-Like Surface.

  • Self-Healing Technology & Military Grade Material Designed to be Ultra Tough for your device.

  • ArmorSuit Lifetime Replacement Warranty *Made in the USA*.


[via Amazon]

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4K iPhone Camera

Vizzywig 4K app is made for those with more money than sense, as just tacking on a few hundred more dollars will get you a Panasonic Lumix GH4. This software claims that it's the "world's first mobile app that lets you capture, edit, and distribute 4K video." This is possible because instead of capturing video normally, it does so by shooting 4K-resolution photographs at a rate of 24 photos a second while recording synced audio on the side. iTunes Page. Continue reading for a actual 4K test footage shot with an iPhone and the app.

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Fake iPhone Shocking

Before buying a used iPhone, make sure to have a spare power bank with cable on you to check and see if the device powers on, rather than just display "low battery". As you're about to see, the interior of this "iPhone" is quite empty to say the least, but it does have some illuminating features, literally. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Weird iPhone Cases

While there are plenty of weird cases in stores, these eight examples take things to the next level. Despite the strange designs, most of these cases would fit snugly in your pocket, except for the 3D Siri face, or so we think. With the iPhone 6 hitting stores next week, you can be sure that case manufacturers are already coming up with designs to top these. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of some useful cooking life hacks.

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iPhone 6 Funny

Reaction to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been mixed, and many people have accused Apple of playing catch up with rivals such as Samsung and HTC, rather than innovating. Ron Amadeo came up with an infographic titled 'Dear iPhone 6 users: Welcome to 2012' that has gone viral, listing many of Apple's latest features that have existed on the Nexus 4 Android phone for years. Fortunately, people have been more receptive of Apple Pay, the firm's mobile wallet payment system. Continue reading to see how HTC reacted to Apple's announcement yesterday.

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