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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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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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Apple unveils iOS 6 at WWDC

Last night at Apple’s WWDC conference the latest version of their mobile operating system, iOS 6 was unveiled. The iPhone (3GS, 4 and 4S), iPad (2nd and 3rd gen) and iPod Touch (4th gen) will be getting the update this fall. Sadly, this means that it is end of the …

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iOS and Android dominate US smartphone market

Apple’s iPhone has been riding high on the American market, with the latest reports claiming that it now has taken 30.7 percent of the smartphone market, and 14 percent of the mobile market in Q1 2012. comScore released their quarterly data report from the MobiLens Service yesterday. While these figures …

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iPhone the number one choice for new buyers

A report published by ChangeWave Research shows that the iPhone is the top choice among people who are looking to buy a new smartphone. While the poll is limited to people in North America, over 4,163 people were asked which phone they would opt for, if they were buying one …

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Will iphone 5 have curved screen? insider info leaked

Rumors are circulating in Taipei today that Apple may be trying something new and radical with the upcoming iPhone 5. Sources close to Kitguru have also spoken with Digitimes to ‘confirm’ the latest rumour that Apple have been buying a lot of new glass cutting machines, used by glass makers. …

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iPhone 4 prototype with 64GB of storage hits grey market

An Apple iPhone prototype has leaked from Foxconn and is available on the Chinese ‘grey market’. What is particularly interesting however is the fact that it has 64 gigabytes of storage and may be a sign of things to come with the iPhone 5. The prototype is marked with a …

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iPhone 5 to get aluminum backing and redesigned antenna

Chinese sources are indicating that Apple may change the rear of the iPhone 5 to incorporate an aluminum design. This was used for the first iPhone, rather than the glass materials used on more recent models. It appears that Apple have been listening to consumers as people have been complaining …

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iPhone 5 to get bigger screen, more Apple rumours

The Apple rumour mill never rests, latest reports in yesterday indicate that the next generation iPhone is in the pipeline and will come with a bigger screen. The reason for Apple to increase the screen size is to match the growing Android market which already features larger screen sizes. The …

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Apple boom in enterprise activations: iPad huge success

A recent report from Good Technology shows that Apple’s iOS devices are growing in the enterprise sector, now accounting for 65 percent of all devices activated. The report for some reason is ignoring Research In Motion and their BlackBerry enterprise mobile phone. If they were included, Apple and Android would …

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Blackberry facing stiff competition, share prices drop

Research In Motion are facing a stiff challenge from competitiors with Bank Of America and Citigroup are looking at alternatives for corporate email. Shares have dropped 3 percent recently as investors worry that the Blackberry smartphone strangehold on corporate communications was being eroded by rival solutions. The banks are testing …

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Apple employee arrested over ‘kick backs’ for $1 million

While Apple have had a very healthy 2010 financially, it seems that lately the company are continually dealing with issues on one level or another. The latest problem has emerged that product manager Paul Shin Devine has been possibly involved in kick backs to Asian suppliers. Businessinsider have released information …

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Apple start delivering refunds for iPhone 4 bumpers

The Apple iPhone 4 antenna issues have been dominating press reports for weeks now and Apple stated a while ago that they were going to give away bumper cases for nothing and to offer refunds to customers. They have stuck to their word and have begun processing refunds for the …

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Apple – are they really an arrogant company?

Even if you tried really hard, it would have been almost impossible to avoid the iPhone 4 antenna issues which have been dominating the news on almost every publication for the last two weeks. We look today at recent press coverage and ask ourselves, are Apple really an arrogant company? …

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Hacker unlocks iPhone 4 software

It was only a matter of time before someone hacked the iPhone 4 software and the iPhone Dev Team have demonstrated a software unlock for Apples new phone. The iPhone Dev Team have broken every software release that Apple have put on the market and it appears that the newest …

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Apple to hold surprise press conference Friday

Apple are holding a surprise press conference on Friday as they continue to deal with disgruntled customers complaining about iPhone 4 reception issues. Steve Dowling, a spokesperson for Apple said that they would hold the conference on Friday at 10am from their HQ in Cupertino, California. He has yet to …

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Apple announce email chain with CEO was faked

Apple have made an announcement saying that Steve Jobs was not the author of a series of comments in an email exchange with an end user regarding iPhone 4 reception. The comments which were published yesterday by Boy Genius Report linked a series of email responses to Apples CEO. In …

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Apple success story continues – iPhone 4 sells out

It seems the Apple juggernaut continues to steamroll everything in its path as latest reports in from Boy Genius and Engadget confirm that the iPhone 4 has sold out. Apple’s market value has already surpassed Microsoft’s, into hundreds of billions of dollars. AT&T confirmed to Engadget that “as of Tuesday …

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