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Apple sold 4 million iPhone 6 in pre-orders

Apple announced past days that many customers will have to wait until next month for their iPhone 6 orders, as a record of 4 million pre-orders were logged in the first day. That's like double the number for the iPhone 5 from two years ago.
The deliveries will start on Friday and will continue through October.

According to analysts estimations, based on pre-orders so far, the sales for first-weekend could be up to 10 million.

"Assuming preorders are similar to the 40 percent of first weekend sales for the iPhone 5, this would imply iPhone 6/6Plus first weekend sales could be around 10 million," Wells Fargo Securities analysts wrote in a note.

Raymond James analysts said they expect sales of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to top 9 million in the first weekend.

"Apple will be selling every iPhone it can make, at least through October. Because of this, the first weekend sales are typically more indicative of supply than demand," they said.

iPhone 6 released !

Apple released the new iPhone. Actually they released 2 of them: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

The iPhone 6 has a 4.7 inch display, while the iPhone 6 Plus has a 5.5 inch display, Apple attacking the phablet market now.

The displays are Retina HD with resolutions of 1334x750 for iPhone 6, and 1920x1080 for iPhone 6 Plus.

The new iPhones are both bigger and thinner, iPhone 6 being 6.9mm thin, and iPhone 6 Plus 7.1mm.

All those are powered by the new A8 64-bit chip, that according to Apple is 50x times stronger, and an M8 motion coprocessor up to 84x times faster than the previous model.

Also improved is the new 8MP iSight camera with f/2.2 aperture, a new sensor with Focus Pixel, and new video features like 1080p HD at 60 fps, slo-mo at 240 fps, and time-lapse video mode. Similar to iPhone 5 auto HDR for photos, the new models have now Auto HDR for videos also.

The wireless got 802.11a/b/g/n Wi‑Fi, NFC was added, Voice over LTE (VoLTE) audio calling enabled, barometer sensor included.


Apple's iCloud hacked - Celebrity nude pics leaked

Apple's iCloud was hacked recently by a hacker that leaked celebrity nude pictures. Some of the victims are: Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kirsten Dunst, Yvonne Strahovski, Kim Kardashian, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Jessica Brown Findlay, Aubrey Plaza, Tenna Torres, Teresa Palmer, McKayla Maroney, Lori Heuring, and maybe more.

Many celebrities denied that the pictures are them and are fakes, but some released statements complaining about this situation.

Initially, the leak was posted on the 4chan forum. Even if the post was deleted, some pictures can still be found online, and more could come, since the hacked said that he have hundreds...