iPhone 6s Apple Store Battery Replacement Process

Not to be confused with the recent iPhone battery issues that have made headlines, owners of specific iPhone 6s models who have experienced unexpected battery loss or shutdown issues can get a new battery for free.

First off, this is just for iPhone 6s owners, whose model numbers match devices within a limited serial number range that were manufactured between September and October 2015. As Apple says – it’s not a safety issue, nor is it connected to the deliberate battery slow down that you may have read about. 

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Will Apple HomePod Survive Its Delayed Launch?

2017 has been the year that saw the boom of smart speakers in homes all around the world, but there’s one notable exception that won’t be seen this side of Christmas. So now Apple’s HomePod has been officially delayed, has it missed its chance to make an impact?

The smart speaker revolution has been a rapid one. It’s only two years since the launch of the very first Echo, a product that changed the whole marketplace, not least because its maker Amazon was previously seen as very much an outsider to the big players of Apple and Google.

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My iPhone 6s Home Screen

Two years ago I first shared my iPhone 4S Home Screen, shortly before upgrading to the iPhone 6s. With my usual biennial update due soon – whatever the new iPhones may be called – it’s time to look back at how my home screen has changed over the period.

The Main Players

Not one for dramatic changes, my dock has remained steadfast. The four key built-in iOS apps Phone, Mail, Safari and Messages, still fill the fixed bottom row.

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Fix iPhone iOS Mail Broken Push/Fetch Not Updating in Background

In the last few years, certainly spanning iOS 8 and iOS 9, you may have experienced a bug with the Mail app on iPhone not updating in the background. Here’s one solution that may fix it.

The way Apple Mail on iOS should work is simple – unlike other iPhone apps there is no ‘background app refresh’ option, you choose between ‘Push’, ‘Fetch’ and ‘Manual’. ‘Push’ is the most common with email accounts these days, forming a constant connection with your email provider to allow it to send emails straight to your phone.

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Ten Reasons You Should Upgrade From iPhone 4S to iPhone 6S

If you are still hanging on to 2011’s iPhone 4S, you will probably have come to the realisation that it might be finally time to upgrade now that it doesn’t support iOS 10. But if you don’t want to spend big on the newly-released iPhone 7, maybe the cheaper iPhone 6S is for you.

1. Size

There’s no doubt the first thing you’ll notice when holding an iPhone 6S for the first time is that it feels huge compared to the iPhone 4S.

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