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Apple has kicked off production of the iPhone 6s

Apple has apparently officially kicked off production of this year’s pair of iPhones, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Since these devices are now in the pipeline, we also have some unofficial first details of the devices, namely the new force touch display. Apple seems to be quite proud of …

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It looks like Apple might be planning a 4K iMac

It looks like Apple may be planning to launch a 4K iMac alongside of its 5K model later this year, according to references found in the code for the OS X El Capitan beta. Apple doesn’t currently sell a 4K Retina Display iMac, having jumped straight to 5K last year …

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The OnePlus 2 is set to launch next month

We have been expecting it for a while but it looks like the Oneplus 2 will finally be unveiled next month on the 27th of July, during an event that will be viewable in virtual reality. The press event will be streamed online using cameras that will make the whole …

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Dell Vostro 15 3549 Laptop Review

The Dell Vostro 15 3549 is described as an affordable business laptop, and on paper the specifications certainly seem to suggest we have the makings of a decent portable PC. There is a Broadwell-U CPU, 4GB RAM and a 15.6″ HD display – along with a fairly standard 500GB hard …

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These are the specs of BlackBerry’s rumoured Android device

Last week, we got wind of rumours suggesting that in an effort to become competitive in the market again, BlackBerry may jump ship from its own operating system to Android with a future smartphone. Now, it looks like we have some leaked specifications, letting us know what BlackBerry is apparently …

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Apple now only sells iOS devices with a Retina display

Today Apple officially stopped selling the original iPad Mini, squeezing the last non-retina display device out of its line up for good. This has also removed older hardware from its iOS device range, turning 64-bit processors and high resolution displays in to the new standard for Apple’s iPads and iPhones. …

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Wistron produces £99 media tablet for Tesco

Wistron, a leading contract maker of consumer electronics from Taiwan, has landed orders to produce Hudl 2 media tablets for Tesco, according to a media report. The device is already available in the U.K. The Tesco Hudl 2 media tablet features 8.3” high-definition display, it is based on quad-core Intel …

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HTC: We will not merge with Asustek Computer

As expected, HTC Corp. said that it will not even consider merging with Asustek Computer. Despite losses of market share, HTC is confident that it will be able to recapture lost positions eventually as an independent company. “[HTC] has not made any contact with Asus regarding this matter, and it …

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Sony claims Snapdragon 810 is causing Xperia Z3+ heat issues

We have been hearing about the Snapdragon 810’s heat issues for a while now. Samsung stopped using Qualcomm’s chips in its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6 due to heat issues. Thermal images of the HTC One M9 showed the chip running significantly hotter than the Snapdragon 805 but despite …

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BlackBerry might make an Android device

BlackBerry is still kicking around somehow, though it isn’t hanging on to much of the market at all. Now, the Canadian phone maker might go ahead and join the Android market, leaving BlackBerry OS behind in order to be more competitive in the Android and iOS dominated smartphone market. According …

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iOS 9 will let iPhone users block adverts in Safari

Apple has confirmed that iOS 9 will allow iPhone and iPad users to block advertisements within the Safari browser for the first time. The news came out as part of a developer notes page, saying that the next version of Safari for iOS will be the first to allow for …

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UMG denies collusion with Apple in antitrust investigation

Ahead of Apple’s official announcement for its new music streaming service, it was reported that the company was already at work trying to pressure labels in to withdrawing support for Spotify and its advert based business model. As a result, the European Commission and the FTC both began probing the …

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The first 4K smartphone is on the way

Right now, smartphone makers seem to be stuck in some never ending resolution war. Each manufacturer is constantly trying to cram more pixels in to 5.5 inches or less and it doesn’t look like the trend is dying down soon as it looks like the very first 4K smartphone is …

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Apple’s Swift programming language is going open source

Apple revealed quite a bit of information last night at its annual WWDC event. One particularly interesting bit of news was that Apple’s programming language, Swift, is going to make the switch to open source, bringing support for iOS, OS  X and Linux. Swift was revealed by Apple last year …

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