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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.

Posts linked above serve as good a addendum to the Anandtech’s reviews of iPhone 6 and 6+

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

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

7 Years of the iPhone: An Interactive Timeline »

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

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.