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Samsung may use heatpipes to cool Galaxy S7

It is getting to the point where smartphone chips are getting so powerful, that they simply can’t stay as cool as they used to at all times. Qualcomm knows this issue all too well, with wide reports of the Snapdragon 810 suffering from heating issues over the past year. However, …

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Leaked screenshot shows Galaxy S6 TouchWiz redesign

Samsung is currently working on getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow up and running for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, though users of this year’s flagship device may find more in store with this update. Samsung has apparently given its Android skin, Touchwiz, a bit of a redesign for the …

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The iPhone 6C will resemble an upgraded iPhone 5s

Apple is currently preparing to launch the iPhone 6C at some point in 2016. We’ve already heard a few details and rumours, including one prominent iTunes leak but now it looks like things are starting to take shape, as new reports claim the iPhone 6C will ditch plastic in favour …

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HTC One M8 to get Android Marshmallow update

HTC has announced that it is bringing Google’s latest version of Android to the HTC One M8. The M8 launched back in 2014 and went on to be a pretty popular device, having followed on from the HTC One M7. While the latter may not be getting the latest Android …

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Google may bring back Nexus 7 in 2016

Last year, Google tried to change the way it approached the Nexus line-up, ditching the Nexus 7 in favour of a Nexus 9, built to compete with the iPad Mini. It also switched from the Nexus 5 to the Nexus 6- neither decision turned out to be all that popular, …

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Apple may announce new Macbook Air at WWDC

We are quite a few months away from Apple’s next big event, known as the Worldwide Developer Conference, which takes place in June. However, we are already hearing some rumours surrounding Apple’s plans, which may include a new line of Macbook Air laptops. The Air has been a big part …

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Apple’s iPhone 7 may ditch the headphone jack

Apple is on a constant mission to make its devices thinner than before. We saw this with the iPhone 6, which has the camera sticking out of the back of the phone slightly and now, Apple is apparently also thinking about ditching the headphone jack in order to make the …

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The Razer Blade laptop is finally coming to Europe

It has been a few years since Razer first announced its gaming laptop, the Razer Blade. It quickly became a success and spawned two models, the Razer Blade 14 and the Razer Blade Pro, which uses a 17 inch screen. However, the laptop had been difficult to get in the …

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Apple faces patent lawsuit in China

Apple is currently facing a pretty big lawsuit in China. One company, known as BYD, filed two separate suits back in May of this year, claiming that the antenna on the iPhone 6 and some other products in Apple’s lineup may infringe on its own patents. BYD has also listed …

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Apple is working on fixing major iPad Pro bug

Earlier this week, we learned that quite a few early adopters of the iPad Pro, Apple’s new 13-inch tablet, were facing a bug where every time the device charged for more than an hour, it would become completely unresponsive and fail to wake. The only work around for this so …

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Samsung takes us back to the ’00s with new flip-phone design

Remember flip-phones? The clamshell design that let you punctuate the end of a conversation with a satisfying snap as the screen and keyboard were sent crashing together? It was analogues of putting down a landline phone and felt sort of right for a device still dominated by calling people. Today …

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The iPad Pro can become unresponsive after charging

Apple has finally launched the iPad Pro, it’s 13-inch, highly priced tablet. However, early adopters haven’t found the experience to be entirely problem free. iPad Pro users on the Apple Support forums are reporting that the tablet can become completely unresponsive after just an hour of charging- a problem that …

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iPhone 6C rumours resurface

Apple’s iPhone 5C didn’t do too well, media speculation and ‘leaks’ prior to its announcement all pointed towards it being a cheaper, plastic iPhone. Unfortunately, instead what we got was a fairly expensive plastic iPhone, at least that is how it was at launch. Things have settled down since then …

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Germany’s antitrust office investigating Apple and Amazon audiobook deal

Following on from complaints from booksellers in Germany, the country’s federal cartel office is now investigating the relationship between Amazon and Apple. Right now, the Amazon-owned audio book service, Audible, supplies Apple with audio books, so this investigation will try to determine whether or not this deal restricts competition from …

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Apple is finally shutting down Beats Music

It was big news last year when Apple bought out Beats Music, but the service kept running for some time while Apple figured out what to do with the acquisition. Now that Apple Music is finally out and is steadily building up its own subscriber base, it is time for …

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Firefox is finally available for iOS

Mozilla has been promising a version of its Firefox browser for iOS users for some time now, with the app initially announced way back in September last year. Now, Firefox has finally been made available on Apple’s App Store, after public beta testing launched in September to help stomp out …

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Apple opposes Investigatory Powers Bill encryption weakening

Last week a draft of the Investigatory Powers Bill was released by the British government, showing that it had roped in some of the Snooper’s Charter Clauses into the new piece of anti-terror legislature. While it would have ISPs keep records on every customer’s internet history for over a year, …

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