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iPad Air 3 to have 4K screen, may launch in March

In October last year, Apple introduced the iPad Pro, giving the iPad Air 2 another year in the spotlight as the company’s leading 10-inch tablet. However, it looks like it could be replaced quite soon as supply chain sources are claiming that the iPad Air 3 could be coming as …

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Samsung Galaxy S7 release date leaked

While we are currently expecting to see Samsung’s 2016 flagship, the Galaxy S7, make an appearance at the Mobile World Congress at the end of February we haven’t heard much word about a solid release date. However, that may have just changed this week as the release date for the …

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Aorus X7 Pro-Sync Review

Aorus, the high-end brand created by Gigabyte, has put a lot of work into the X7 Pro-Sync and the result is an exceptionally slender laptop that packs a severe gaming punch. The chassis only measures 22.9mm thick at the widest point behind the lid hinge, near the exhaust vents. Measure …

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HTC One M10 launch pushed back a bit

This year at the Mobile World Congress event, HTC was initially expected to reveal its 2016 flagship HTC One smartphone. However, the device maker has now confirmed that it will be skipping the event this year, pushing the HTC One M10 reveal back a bit. MWC takes place at the …

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4-inch iPhone 5e/6c shown off in leaked video

Apple is returning to 4-inch smartphones this year with the iPhone 5e/iPhone 6C. While we still aren’t entirely sure what name Apple is going with for the device, a leaked video released today has shown it off in its entirety. While previous rumours suggested that the device may look more …

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ESPN is in talks with Apple about streaming service

While we did recently hear that Apple has put its TV streaming ambitions on hold, it looks like the company may still be in talks with some networks. We recently learned that Apple was named as a potential suitor for the sale of Time Warner and this week, it has …

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New leak reveals Samsung Galaxy S7 specifications

With Samsung currently expected to launch the Galaxy S7 at the end of next month, now seems like just the right time for a full specification leak for the upcoming flagship. This week, new reports popped up claiming to reveal the specifications for the Galaxy S7, which will include a …

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Microsoft is recalling Surface Pro power cables

Microsoft has announced that it is issuing a recall for Surface Pro power cables due to an overheating fault found in a certain number older models. Microsoft has received several reports of overheating and will soon put out instructions on how to check if you are affected and how to …

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Apple wins court order to ban sales of old Samsung phones

The latest victory has been had in the long-running patent feud between Apple and Samsung. This week, Apple was granted a motion that would force Samsung to make design changes to specific infringing smartphones though most of the affected devices have already past their life-span. The on-going court battle focusses …

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Apple to raise App prices in seven countries

Apple is set to raise the price of apps on its store in seven countries this month. While exchange rates typically rise and fall from time to time, Apple seems to think that due to the current position of particular currencies, it is time to raise prices a bit. The …

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Apple confirms iPhone 6S battery percentage bug

Back in September 2015, early buyers of the iPhone 6S began experiencing a battery percentage bug that stopped the status bar from accurately showing how much power users had left in the device. It has taken a while but Apple has finally acknowledged this issue and has offered a temporary …

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Microsoft planning two new flagship Windows Phones

The Mobile World Congress is coming up next month so we will get a good look at plenty of new smartphones for release this year. However, that doesn’t mean things won’t leak beforehand, as is the case here with reports claiming that Microsoft is currently planning two new flagship smartphones …

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Lenovo and Google to team up for 3D mapping smartphone

Google has been working on its ‘Project Tango’ smartphone for quite some time now. The device is designed to create 3D maps of its surroundings but it had just been a prototype until now, as Google is teaming up with Lenovo to implement Project Tango’s features into a new smartphone …

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Apple could make its iAd service free for mobile publishers

Six years ago, Steve Jobs announced the iAd service designed to allow mobile publishers to serve up unobtrusive advertisements on iOS. However, due to Apple’s standard 30 percent cut on anything sold via the iOS platform, prices were quite high and the service never really took off, which means that …

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Apple might be interested in buying Time Warner

A while back, it was revealed that Apple has put plans for its TV streaming service on hold after failing to get all networks to agree on packages, pricing and their respective revenue cuts. However, now it looks like Apple might be interested in kickstarting things by buying assets of …

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Apple patents design for super thin iPhone speakers

We have been hearing a lot about the iPhone 7 these last few weeks along with Apple’s future plans for audio on its flagship smartphone. Following on from reports that Apple is set to kill off the 3.5mm headphone jack to save space, a patent has been uncovered showing off …

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Apple Music reportedly has 10 million subscribers

Apple Music seems to be doing quite well for itself according to new reports, with sources claiming that the service has already managed to garner up ten million subscribers. This is half that of Spotify, which is reported to have around 20 million paying subscribers though it has been around …

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Apple’s 4-inch iPhone may have a different name

Over the last few months, we have been hearing rumours of Apple’s upcoming 4-inch iPhone, which is set to release in the first half of the year. However, we have all been working under the assumption that the device will be called the iPhone 6C- until now. New reports coming …

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Microsoft is building its own SIM card for Windows 10

It looks like we are set to gain yet another SIM card standard, this time, courtesy of Microsoft, which wants to build its own SIM for new Windows 10 smartphones and LTE-enabled tablets. While Microsoft’s SIM card may not be a different size to the current Nano SIMs, it is …

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