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Apple is reinventing the headphone jack

Apple is once again attempting to reinvent connectors for its devices. The company has a long history with proprietary connectors, we have seen the 30-pin dock connector on older iPhones and iPods, we have seen the Lightning connector and now, Apple is trying its hand at reinventing the headphone jack. …

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Apple wants its electric car to be ready by 2019

Apparently Apple is ramping up its efforts to create its own electric car. The company has been rumoured to be working on its own car for a while now and the latest stirrings seem to point towards Apple dedicating employees and resources to the project in order to have it …

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Foxconn reportedly plans to acquire Sharp’s LCD business

Foxconn Electronics, the world’s largest contract maker of electronics, is reportedly mulling to acquire LCD business from Sharp Corp. The company may even team up with Apple in order to take over Sharp’s display business. The move could help Foxconn to expand its business, whereas Apple will guarantee stable supply …

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Apple’s Watch OS 2 is now available for download

Last week, a bug was discovered with Apple’s Watch OS 2, just two hours before it was set to be put out for users to download and installed. As a result, the update was delayed, though at the time, Apple had yet to announce a new launch date. Now, Watch …

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Over half of iPhones and iPads have upgraded to iOS 9

It seems that iOS 9 has picked up plenty of steam, with over half of iPhones and iPads having updated already. Apparently this is the fastest adoption rate Apple has ever seen for its mobile operating system, which had its latest update just last week on the 16th of September. …

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iOS App Store suffers first major attack

Apple is cleaning up the iOS App Store, following its first major malware attack. The attack embedded a program called XcodeGhost in to legitimate apps on the store, once several cyber security firms caught on, Apple let it be known that the company is working on clearing it all up …

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Apple wins appeal in patent case against Samsung

Apple has won an appeal in its never-ending lawsuit against Samsung. The latest victory on Apple’s part could mean that Samsung will either have to make changes to or stop selling some of its older Galaxy smartphones and tablets. A US court of appeals made the ruling on Thursday and …

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iOS 9 has already been installed on 20% of iOS devices

Apple started rolling out iOS 9 to iPhone and iPad users less than 48 hours ago but already around 20 per cent of users have already installed the upgrade. By comparison, 21 per cent of Android device owners are running Android Lollipop, which began rolling out almost a year ago. …

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Apple has released its ‘Move to iOS’ app on Android

Apple didn’t just launch iOS 9 last night, but it also launched its recently announced tool to help Android users switch over to an iPhone. ‘Move to iOS’ is Apple’s first Android app and it does exactly what the name suggests, it helps Android users move their pictures, contacts, bookmarks, …

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Apple delays Watch OS 2 after discovering bug

Apple was all set to launch Watch OS 2 and iOS 9 in just under two hours time. However, it seems that Apple Watch owners will now need to wait a bit longer for their upgrade as Apple has discovered a critical bug with its smart watch software at the …

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Apple may eventually let you delete the default apps on iOS

Apple may finally let you delete the pre-installed apps that come with iOS devices at some point in the future. According to the company’s CEO, Tim Cook, Apple is currently “looking at” letting iPhone and iPad buyers remove the stock apps, which include things like Tips, Stocks, Compass, Podcasts and …

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Apple: Demand for new iPhones is exceptionally strong

Initial demand for Apple’s new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus smartphones exceeds demand for its predecessor, Apple said on Monday. The company did not disclose the amount of smartphones that were pre-ordered by its clients. “Customer response to iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus has been extremely positive and …

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OS X El Capitan GM build releases for beta testers

Apple’s next version of the OS X operating system is on the way, with developers and beta testers receiving the GM candidate build this week. OS X 10.11 El Capitan launches in full later this month on the 30th of September, as a free update for all Mac users, though …

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Two more banks now support Apple pay in the UK

Apple Pay in the UK is expanding, with two more banks signing on to support the technology. Halifax and Lloyds bank customers will now be able to use Apple Pay on the iPhone 6, iPhone 6S and the Apple Watch. Barclays is still behind though and has yet to support …

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Apple’s iPad Pro and productivity tablets could be threat for Intel – Analyst

If Apple manages to popularize its iPad Pro tablet among professionals, then over time such devices could expand their market presence and compete against various notebooks and 2-in-1s based on microprocessors from Intel Corp. Even though Apple’s iPad Pro introduced this week leverages Apple iOS ecosystem, the new product does …

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Apple halves its iCloud storage prices

Apple had a big day yesterday, launching the new Apple TV, iPad Pro, iPad Mini and the iPhone 6S. There were so many announcements last night that this one may have slipped under the radar. Yesterday, Apple went ahead and halved the prices for its iCloud storage. As a standard, …

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Google is launching Android Pay today

Google has been preparing its second attempt at breaking in to mobile payments following the success and adoption of Apple Pay. Google’s new implementation is called ‘Android Pay’ and it is launching today in the US, with support for phones running Android 4.4 KitKat and above. The new app will …

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iOS 9 will roll out next week

Apple’s annual September event took place yesterday, at which we saw the new iPhones, a new Apple TV and the new iPad Pro and iPad Mini. Along with these new devices, Apple users will be getting a software upgrade, with iOS 9 set to roll out next week on the …

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Apple speeds up iPad mini, makes it thinner and lighter

Apple on Wednesday introduced its fourth-generation iPad mini tablet. The new slate is thinner and lighter than all of its predecessors, yet it offers considerably higher performance and image quality than previous models thanks to a new system-on-chip as well as display technology. The Apple iPad mini 4 – the company’s …

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Apple unveils iPad Pro: The notebook-replacement iPad

Apple on Wednesday introduced its iPad Pro, the largest tablet from the company ever. The slate is designed for professionals, it sports bigger 12.9” display, comes with optional physical keyboard and stylus as well as features considerably higher performance than its predecessors. The tablet was developed as a replacement for …

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Apple announces the new Apple TV

Apple’s September event is still on-going, with the company ushering out announcement after announcement. Next up on the block is the long-rumoured Apple TV, which has finally received its first revamp in years, with a new remote, voice support, better app support and even the addition of Siri. The new …

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Apple announce iPhone 6S, iPad Pro and Watch OS 2

Apple’s annual September event is well under way and so far, some big announcements have been made. First up, the iPad Pro is now an official thing, featuring a 12.9 inch screen, An A9X chip offering twice the performance of last year’s A8X and a new stylus, to help designers …

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Samsung unveils the first 4.26GHz LPDDR4 chip with 12Gb capacity

Samsung Electronics has announced that it had begun mass production of LPDDR4 memory chips with 12Gb capacity. The new memory devices were designed for high-performance smartphones and tablets that require a lot of ultra-fast dynamic random access memory. Samsung’s 12Gb LPDDR4 memory chip not only features unprecedented capacity – 12Gb, …

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Apple TV hardware specs leak out ahead of announcement

The Apple TV is set to be announced at next Wednesday’s iPhone 6S event. This will be the first major revision to Apple’s set top box in years and we are expecting some pretty big changes for the device. For starters, according to a new internal spec leak, the new …

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