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Apple sued over WiFi Assist iOS feature

A few Apple customers were pretty annoyed when they discovered the WiFi Assist feature within iOS 9. The feature comes switched on by default and switches out your WiFi signal with 3G or 4G when it gets too weak. As a result of this happening, some customers found themselves using …

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Apple iPhone 6S Plus costs $236 to manufacture – Teardown

Apple iPhone 6S Plus costs the company about $236 to manufacture, a new teardown analysis has revealed. The new smartphone from Apple is $16 more expensive than its predecessor because the developer implemented several new functions, added more advanced components and used higher quality materials, according to IHS. “3D Touch …

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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 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 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: 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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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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iOS 9 will switch to mobile data if WiFi plays up

Apple is currently working on iOS 9, which will launch towards the end of October alongside the new set of iPhones for this year. We’ve already got wind of a few new features heading our way thanks to the public beta test, though Apple still has plenty more to share. …

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Apple Music already has 11 million users

Around six weeks back, Apple launched Apple Music, its new streaming service set to take on Spotify. In order to get people on-board, Apple offered its users an extensive three-month free trial, which apparently a lot of people were interested in as the service already has around 11 million users. …

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iOS 9 beta testers can’t leave App Store reviews

Apple has made the decision to remove the ability to leave App Store reviews on devices running the iOS 9 beta in an effort to protect developers from unreliable criticism from those running unfinished beta software. As you would imagine, not all apps work that well on the yet to …

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Apple to bring back iTunes home sharing with iOS 9

Apple recently launched new versions of iTunes and the Music app for iOS in order to roll out its new streaming service, Apple Music. Unfortunately though, these new updates removed Home Sharing entirely, which allowed users to share their music library across devices on the same WiFi network. There was …

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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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Apple’s Internet TV service may not make it to WWDC

It looks like Apple has struggled to get its upcoming Internet TV streaming service ready in time for its annual World Wide Developer Conference next week, on the 8th of June. Announcements expected to take place at the show include a new music streaming service, based on Beats Music, alongside …

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Apple to add split screen multitasking to iOS 9

Apple is apparently going to bring split screen multitasking to iOS 9, allowing iPhone 6, 6 Plus and iPad users to make better use of their screen real estate by opening up multiple apps at once. If such a feature exists, then we will likely see it for the first …

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iOS 9 reported to focus on stability and bug fixes

Apple’s iOS 9 update might not come packed with brand new features or apps but rather, focus on under the hood changes along with stability and bug fixes instead. This may well be a response to the troubled launch of iOS 8, which took a couple of months to patch …

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