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Apple boots ‘Find my AirPods’ app from iOS 


Apple’s AirPods have been heavily criticised since their initial unveiling and for good reason, for starters, they don’t always stay in your ears and if they do end up falling out, there is no easy way to relocate them. One developer aimed to fix that, releasing an app called ‘Finder …

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Apple’s App Store generated $30 billion in 2016


Apple’s App Store is one of the biggest sources of revenue for a lot of developers. Billions of dollars are spent through iOS each year and the number only ever seems to keep climbing higher. This week, it was revealed that App Store revenue received a 40 percent boost in …

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CES 2017: ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom has a 5,000 mAh battery


ASUS has announced a lot of new hardware at this year’s CES, but along with laptops and motherboards, it’s also been showing off a couple of new smartphone designs. The ZenFone AR is aimed at Google Daydream virtual reality and augmented reality scenarios, but the ZenFone 3 Zoom is perhaps …

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Nvidia launches GTX 1050 and GTX 1050Ti for laptops

Back in November, Nvidia launched the desktop version of the GTX 1050Ti and GTX 1050, bringing the Pascal architecture to budget-minded desktop gamers. However, there are those out there that require or prefer the portability of a laptop, so this week, Nvidia has launched the GTX 1050Ti and GTX 1050 …

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Data-free music streaming breaches law, rules Dutch regulator

Offering a music streaming service to consumers which doesn’t use up their data package, has been ruled as a violation of net-neutrality laws, by a Dutch regulatory body. It claims that the service offered by T-Mobile in The Netherlands, is anti-competitive and must be stopped immediately. The Dutch Consumer and …

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It will cost you $69 to replace a lost AirPod


Apple’s AirPods were delayed by almost two months but on the 19th of December, they will finally go on sale. However, there were still some unanswered questions. Given that these headphones are wireless, it will be easier to lose one, so how much will it cost to replace a lost …

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BlackBerry smartphones will return under TCL


Back in late September, BlackBerry officially threw in the towel and dropped out of the hardware business, meaning the company will no longer be developing smartphones going forward and will instead focus on software. However, that doesn’t mean BlackBerry phones will never hit the market again. Similarly to Nokia’s recent …

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Apple’s AirPods are finally ready to start shipping


Over the last few weeks, there have been plenty of reports claiming that Apple has been struggling to get its new wireless headphones working, with some claiming manufacturing struggles, while others believed the AirPods had Bluetooth struggles. However, today Apple put an end to the speculation by announcing that the …

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HMD Global debuts £20 Nokia 150, with 2.4 inch screen


HMD Global, a firm made up of a number of long-time Nokia employees which recently bought the Nokia brand from Microsoft, has announced its first phone. The Nokia 150 will cost just £20 before tax and will feature a 2.4 inch screen, FM radio, Bluetooth 3.0, a basic camera and …

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Leak gives first look at HTC 11 specs and design


HTC’s place in the Android smartphone market has been slipping over the last couple of years but perhaps the company’s next flagship will help turn things around. A leak this week has revealed what appear to be the final specifications for the HTC 11, which will be HTC’s 2017 flagship …

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Problems continue to prevent launch of Apple’s AirPods


Back when Apple launched the iPhone 7, the company created a unique problem for itself, with the headphone jack now gone, there needed to be new options for those who like to listen to music from their phones. Apple’s solution was a pair of very expensive wireless in-ear headphones and …

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Samsung may permanently disable remaining Galaxy Note 7s


While Samsung has managed to recall a significant chunk of Galaxy Note 7s, there are still those who don’t want to take part and are still holding on to the device despite any potential issues that may arise. In order to avoid any more damage being caused by remaining Galaxy …

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Supreme Court sides with Samsung in Apple patent case


It looks like Samsung might just wiggle its way out of the $399 million fine it was ordered to pay to Apple after a lengthy patent dispute case, though it won’t get out entirely unscathed. Many of you will have likely heard about Apple’s lawsuit against Samsung, in which Apple …

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