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Technical Analysis of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Chipworks has posted all three parts of their analysis over at their blog. I had previously read Part-1 and the one about accelerometers. I’ll read the rest later today.

Reviews of iPhone 6 and 6+ over at Anandtech will serve as a good addendum to the posts linked above.  

The Evolution of iOS

jonhoover:

This is fantastic. I want to print this out and hang it on the wall. 

(Via Jonathan Zufi) 

Fantastic indeed. 

The chemistry of Smartphones: What’s in your iPhone?

Spoiler! It is not just Aluminium, plastic, glass, and Silicon.

laughingsquid:

‘Moments In Asia’, A Trip to 11 Different Cities Beautifully Shot on an iPhone

WOW! Videos like these will be even better if they were to be shot on an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6+. 

The history of Apple SOCs and predicting the A8 chip

A look back at how Apple has leveraged the expertise that came with the acquisitions of companies like Intrinsity and PA Semi. Chris Jenkins also makes a few educated guesses about the A8 SoC. Well worth a read if you love reading about silicon chips. 

7 Years of the iPhone: An Interactive Timeline

TIME have done a really good job with this one. Great stuff! 

Apple offering at least Rs 20,000 off on Macbooks in exchange for your old Mac - Tech2

See Also: Apple allows India users a 2 week trial for any iPhone model

Glad to see Apple making these kinds of moves in India. Macbook buyback scheme is really compelling. 

The iPhone comes with all the basics out of the box. And they are all perfectly serviceable.

Seriously. I could use the built in calendar for my scheduling and the notes app for the writing/capturing stuff. I don’t need Twitter or App.net. All of this extra stuff is “nice to have” not “need to have.” We would all do better to remember that.

Patrick Rhone

I pretty much follow the same philosophy. I don’t install third-party apps just for the fun of it. 

Random Fact of the Day: Purple was the code name for the secret two-year development project for the original iPhone. Only 30 people knew about the $150 million project.
You can read more such random facts in the archive.

Random Fact of the Day: Purple was the code name for the secret two-year development project for the original iPhone. Only 30 people knew about the $150 million project.

You can read more such random facts in the archive.

If I went back in time and gave my ten year old self an iPhone, I think his head would explode. We should appreciate how truly advanced things have become and try to recapture a least a little of that sense of joy in technology we all had as children.

The Joy of Technology — VintageZen

Another wonderful piece by Linus Edwards. Go read the entire thing.