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A Bunch Of Aussies Were The First In The World To Tear Apart The iPhone 6

Keen to see exactly what lies beneath that glossy metal and glass exterior of the iPhone 6? An Aussie gadget repair team tore down Apple’s brand new smartphone mere minutes after it was released.

iOS 8 Has Widgets! Here's How To Use Them

Yesterday, Apple finally pushed out iOS 8. Unlike last year’s refresh, iOS 8 is more about functional tweaks and additions than it is about looks. One of the most useful, and long-awaited features is finally adopting third-party widgets.

Would You Line Up For A New Phone?

In Sydney, the queue for the iPhone 6 is tremendous. It stretches around the corner from the Apple Store on George Street, down King, around onto York, around onto Market. It’s an easy 500 metres long. But in about 24 hours, I bet there won’t be a queue at all. So why are people lining up at all?

The Line For The iPhone 6 In Sydney Is The Biggest We've Ever Seen

Whoa. Just…whoa. The line for the iPhone 6 in Sydney stretched one block long and two blocks wide this morning, slowing foot traffic on the city’s busiest street to a nightclub-style dodge-and-crawl-affair. It’s the biggest line we’ve ever seen.

25 Things You Can Do On iOS 8 That You Couldn't Do On iOS 7

Load up iOS 8 and you might not notice the difference straight away, but there are plenty of little tweaks and changes behind the scenes. Here are 25 different things you can do on your device that you couldn’t do yesterday.

BlackBerry Reminds Us It Still Exists With New Porsche Design Phone

The long-running Blackberry/Porsche hookup has just pumped another device onto the BB10 landfill, with the release of the P’9983. It’s like a regular BlackBerry, but with a Porsche logo and slightly more angles.

If You're In An iPhone Queue, Read This: It's Time To Give Back

Today is iPhone Day, and it’s massive. We’re in the calm before the storm right now: people are setting up tents huddling under blankets and camping out under the city lights and the night sky. You might be one of these people, eagerly waiting the rapturous applause of Apple staff as you wake up tomorrow.

Apple urges us all to “think differently”, and this iPhone Day, we want you to do the same thing: it’s time to give back and help those who sleep on our nation’s streets every single night.

iPhone Day 2014: Here's Every Store Launch In The Country

Need to get your iPhone 6 fix tomorrow morning but don’t want to comb through stupid telco websites to find out who’s open when? Don’t stress. Lifehacker Australia has painstakingly combed through it all for you to find every store that’s opening early around the nation selling the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Check it out. [Lifehacker]

Why Apple Didn't Use Sapphire Screens In The New iPhones

In the run-up to the iPhone 6 announcement, the rumour-mill had basically decided that we were getting a strengthened sapphire screen — something that ultimately proved to be completely false. TIME has an excellent breakdown of why Apple didn’t go the sapphire path.

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