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Apple admits iPhone 5 battery fault

Apple has confirmed that a “small percentage” of iPhone 5 models suffer from a battery fault that causes accelerated power drain. Free battery replacements are being offered at Apple stores, affected models can be identified by the serial number. Apple won’t replace your iPhone 5 battery if the handset has a cracked …

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Foxconn to start volume production of next-gen iPhone next month

Foxconn Electronics, the world’s largest contract maker of electronics, plans to start volume production of the next-generation iPhone with a 4.7” display next month. At present it is unclear when the manufacturer intends to begin making the even bigger Apple smartphone with a 5.5” screen. Bloomberg news agency reports that …

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Sales of Apple iOS devices exceed 800 million units

At the worldwide developers conference (WWDC) on Monday Apple said that shipments of its mobile devices based on the iOS operating system have exceeded 800 million units. According to Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, around 130 million customers bought their first Apple mobile gadget in the past 12 …

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Company offers Apple iPhone 5 dock made of concrete

There are plenty of various docs for Apple’s iPhones and iPods, which have different capabilities and look. Apparently, the guys from Hannover, Germany-based Hardwrk company decided to make a dock that would also feel differently and created an iPhone 5 dock made of pure concrete. The hardwrk Massive Dock dock …

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Tim Cook apologises for Apple Maps mess

It’s a well known fact by now that more than a few iOS 6 users are hunting Apple down for replacing Google Maps with their own solution. Problems have ranged from graphical glitches to locations appearing kilometres from reality. Here is the full letter from the Apple CEO, with the …

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Samsung mocks Apple fans in commercial, again

Regardless of recent events between Samsung and Apple, such as the billion dollar patent battle in California, Samsung’s marketing team has taken another swipe at Apple customers barely a week after the announcement of the iPhone 5. The ad as usual mocks Apple fans waiting in line for the latest iDevice. …

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Could you tell the iPhone 5 from its predecessors?

Following yesterday’s launch of Apple iPhone 5 which offers a very slightly tweaked design and a larger 4 inch, 1136×640 resolution IPS display, an American late night TV host, Jimmy Kemmel has passed some basic tests onto the uninformed public. In it, he tells them that the device he has …

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Apple stores set to fall foul of Trading Standards?

Here at KitGuru, we like the idea that all advertising needs to be legal, honest and decent. It’s a cornerstone of how the world does business and it’s to be applauded. Photos sent in from a shopping centre in North London have given cause for concern with the packaging of …

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iPhone event to happen September 12th

If you are in the market for a new smartphone then you may want to wait for another month as it looks as if Apple will be announcing their new phone on September 12th. Of course there is no confirmation from Apple that this is correct, but Jim Dairymple of …

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Apple iPhone 5 leaked pictures: update

Yesterday we ran a story featuring multiple images highlighting key design elements of Apple’s iPhone 5 which is due for official release later this year. Due to external pressures, which we are unable to detail publicly we felt it necessary to remove this story and all related images. If you …

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Apple to boost iPhone screen by half an inch

A few months ago we first reported on the rumours that Apple were planning to enlarge the iPhone screen for the next release. The rumours have been persisting since we first published the details and according to sources Apple have started to place orders for new displays from suppliers in …

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iPhone 5 photo leaked?

With Samsung in the driving seat as far as the summer Olympics goes, it won’t take much from Apple to usurp the Korean sponsor – given the fervour of its fans. Scanning the interwibble for info, KitGuru has come across a credible shot of the iPhone 5, but is it …

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Sony reveal new camera sensor which may be used in iPhone 5

Very few launches are being hyped as much as the upcoming iPhone from Apple. It would appear that they are working with Sony to release a stunning new camera sensor which could improve images in both bright and low light conditions. These new sensors promise faster response times, lower power …

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Apple sauces confirm iPhone 5 for July

The jump from a regular iPhone to the iPhone 4s impressed almost every industry pundit. The addition of the ‘s’ indicated a minor update, but the overall phone has been very well received. Phones you can talk to, seems next gen enough to warrant the changing of the number from …

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Are Apple ready to unleash 4 inch iPhone ?

Apple may be planning to release a new 4 inch iPhone, if reports on MacoTakara are accurate. They claim that Sony and Hitachi have already begun preparing 4 inch LCD screens for a new iOS device which will be released early next year. “According to Asian source, Hitachi Displays, Ltd. …

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Pick up your iPhone 4s on 14th October

Well, the time is here – the new iPhone will be available in only a few weeks time. There will be two new models released and prices will be published very soon. According to the Guardian newspaper in the UK, the pricing discussions will start at 6pm. A UK source …

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Tim Cook to showcase new iPhone

This week Tim Cook gets his chance to step into the limelight, after replacing Steve Jobs as CEO of Apple. Tomorrow the company are holding a large media event to showcase the new iPhone. Whether you like Apple or not, you have to give them credit for being able to …

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New iPhone – curvier with bigger screen

When it comes to Apple’s new iPhone, the rumour mill never seems to stop churning out a constant and diverse series of, well, rumours. KitGuru spies have discovered something that may well give a strong clue as to what we should expect next. The largest Apple compatible products distributor in …

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Apple issue invites for iPhone event Oct 4

Apple have issued invites to an event on October 4th which is based around the new iPhone. The email they sent to selected members of the press was called ‘Let’s talk iPhone’ and it will take place at their HQ in Cupertino. This event comes at a strong time for …

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iPhone 5 to be unveiled October 4th

It looks as if the cat is out of the bag. According to All Things Digital, Apple are going to be holding a big event on Tuesday October 4th. At this event they will unveil the iPhone 5. We will be glad to get this over, because it appears that …

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Samsung prepare sales block against iPhone 5 ?

Samsung are preparing a legal strategy to block sales of Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5 when it arrives in Korea, according to new reports. Insiders linked to The Korea Times are claiming that Samsung are planning to immediately take the legal action to the next series of products when Apple plan …

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iPhone 5 to have same screen size?

There have been many rumors around the upcoming release of the iPhone 5. One of the key discussion points has been the size of the new screen. Some analysts have claimed that Apple will need to increase the size of the iPhone 5 screen to fend off tough threats from …

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