5. Most third-party camera apps. Apple's upcoming iOS 8 (due Sept. 17), coupled with the iPhone 6's camera improvements, could make me less dependent on some third-party photo apps. Example: I've used the GorillaCam iOS app a lot for its rapid-fire burst and time-lapse modes — two features that are built-in to Apple's Camera app in iOS 8. (Burst mode is already available on the iPhone 5s, but older devices will get it with iOS 8.) The iOS 8 Photos app also delivers some image enhancement tools that were previously available only in third-party apps.
One Thing That's Safe — For Now. Though I suspect the iPhone 6 Plus will make an ideal e-reader in many situations, I'm hanging onto my Kindle Paperwhite. Its screen is much more legible in bright sunlight than any iPhone or iPad screen, making the Paperwhite ideal for afternoons in the park or at the beach.
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