Will it melt? The iPhone 6 Plus gets dose of thermite

Thermite a pyrotechnic compound known to burn anywhere from 2,500 to 3,000-degrees centigrade (4,500 to 5,400 degrees Fahrenheit). It’s hot. Besides being fairly handy for use by the military for destroying weapons caches, artillery pieces, and sensitive equipment, thermite has a number of commercial and industrial uses, such as in locomotive and rail applications, as well as chemical cutting of large metal structures

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New Moto X preorders start shipping from Moto Maker

The new Moto X was announced on September 4th, and went up for preorder on September 16th (for the unlocked and AT&T models at least). When users purchased a Moto X on preorder through Moto Maker, it was said that the estimated delivery date for the device would be September 26th. Today, the first shipment notifications have gone out

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iOS 8.0.1 reportedly seeded to carriers; here’s the change log

iOS 8 has been in wide release for just under one week, which means it is time to start looking ahead to Apple’s first bug fix update for the software. And, as usual, the first update will be aiming at smaller troubles rather than trying to fix the larger issues that have been found in the new iOS. We’ve heard about Wi-Fi issues with iOS 8, and there is also the new study claiming that iOS 8 is less stable than iOS 7 (which would in turn make it far more likely to crash than Android).

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Teardown shows Apple once again pays $200 to build an iPhone

Last week, we saw the first teardown of the new Apple iPhones, and now the estimations have come in on how much it costs Apple to build each new handset. In the past, the estimated cost of building an iPhone has never been over $200 (estimations ranged from around $188 to $199 for various iPhones), and while the iPhone 6 Plus reportedly cost Apple more than that to build, the iPhone 6 is right on target. IHS has done the math, and is saying that the parts and labor to build an iPhone 6 is somewhere between $200 and $247, while the iPhone 6 Plus costs somewhere in the range of …

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Official BlackBerry video takes us for a test drive with the Porsche Design P’9983

Last week, BlackBerry introduced the BlackBerry P’9983 Porsche Design handset.

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Some iPhone 6 Plus units seemingly suffer from accidental bending

Several iPhone 6 Plus owners are complaining that their devices have become slightly bent, mere days after buying them. There’s a thread over at the MacRumors forums which contains reports and photos that confirm this.

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Cortana packing her bags for Europe, should arrive in France earlier than expected

A tweet sent out by Lawrence Schlosser, a Microsoft employee in France, indicates that Cortana will be arriving soon in that country.

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Motorola DROID Turbo leaks along with back cover from the Motorola Moto S phablet

With the @DroidLanding Twitter site reactivated, there is plenty of speculation about a new Motorola DROID model

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Samsung’s Power Sharing cable lets you charge other devices from your Galaxy phone or tablet

Samsung today announced the availability of its Power Sharing cable (model number EP-SG900), a new accessory that allows you to transfer battery power from a Galaxy phone or tablet to another device. At the moment, Samsung says that you can share power from the following products: Galaxy S5, Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Avant, Galaxy Tab S 10.5, and Tab S 8.4

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Samsung shares plummet to two-year low following iPhone 6 launch, early Galaxy Note 4 launch to counter the iPhone 6 Plus

According to BusinessWeek, Samsung’s shares have plummeted to their lowest level since 2012, after news of Apple selling 10 million units during the iPhone 6′s launch week broke out. By introducing the iPhone 6 Plus, Apple even managed to disrupt Samsung’s traditionally strong sales of big-screen smartphones. The iPhone 6 pre-orders came across as “unexpectedly strong” for Samsung, which also reduced its profit estimate to 4.7 trillion won from 5.7 trillion won (1 trln.

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