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The Dutch iPhone 6 pre-order date has apparently been revealed

We think we know that the iPhone 6 will be revealed at Apple’s press event next week, but we don’t really know when we’ll actually be able to get our hands on it. But according to Dutch news site iPhonez, a phone network has revealed to it that the iPhone 6 will be available for pre-order (in The Netherlands) on …

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Tom PritchardThe Dutch iPhone 6 pre-order date has apparently been revealed
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The Nexus X’s assumed price has leaked

Rumours about the Nexus X (or Nexus 6/Shamu if you’d prefer) have been starting to make their way out of the woodwork, and now we have some information on how much the device might cost when it goes on sale (hopefully) later this year. According to Zauba, an Indian import/ export company, has a listing for prototype devices that have …

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Tom PritchardThe Nexus X’s assumed price has leaked

A video seemingly confirms the disappointing 1334 x 750 iPhone 6 resolution

Rumours indicating that the iPhone 6 resolution will be 1334 x 750 have been circulating for a while, but experts claim that a video recently released by Feld & Volk confirms the rather disappointing display. The video shows off what is supposedly the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 connecting to iTunes, and developer Steve Troughton Smith claims that this proves the display that …

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Tom PritchardA video seemingly confirms the disappointing 1334 x 750 iPhone 6 resolution

Apple bans app developers from sharing HealthKit data with advertisers

Some people might feel a bit wary of sharing personal information with app developers, especially when it’s related to the topic of health. Fortunately Apple has decreed that any app developers that will have access to information collected  by the upcoming Health Kit app are forbidden from selling it to advertisers, or any other third party who will use it …

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Tom PritchardApple bans app developers from sharing HealthKit data with advertisers
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Finding a sapphire iPhone might not be that difficult

Remember how many rumours have pointed towards Apple struggling to produce enough sapphire glass to ensure an adequate quantity of sapphire iPhones? Well that might not be so true according to reports from 9t05Mac, who claim have been informed by an analyst that all 5.5-inch iPhone 6s will have sapphire glass displays, as will high-end versions of the smaller 4.7-inch model. The exact …

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Tom PritchardFinding a sapphire iPhone might not be that difficult

Sony has teased three new Xperia devices

We’ve heard for a while that Sony might be releasing three new Xperia devices before the end of the year, but those were just rumours. Now it seems that Sony itself is teasing us with the possibility, thanks to a video the company uploaded onto YouTube yesterday. The video itself features a bunch of 20-something people doing a host of …

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Tom PritchardSony has teased three new Xperia devices

LG unveils the G Watch R, its first round smartwatch

Today seems to be the day for smartwatch news to come out because not only has Samsung unveiled the Gear S, LG has announced its own new watch — the G Watch R. Unlike Samsung who has stuck with the rectangular 70s-digital-watch-style design, LG has taken a leaf out of Motorola’s book and gone for the round watch face that …

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Tom PritchardLG unveils the G Watch R, its first round smartwatch
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Reports say that the iWatch will be unveiled alongside the iPhone 6

Forget the claims from analysts that the iWatch won’t be released until next year, and disregard the rumours that it will be unveiled in October or November, because the rumours state that the iWatch might be revealed in 9th September, alongside the iPhone 6. Well don’t disregard those rumours, because that’s what this is. There’s no official confirmation from Apple …

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Tom PritchardReports say that the iWatch will be unveiled alongside the iPhone 6

Samsung has announced the Gear S, a smartwatch that can make calls

So the rumours that suggested that Samsung would be unveiling the Gear Solo at IFA next week? Turns out they weren’t true, Samsung announced it today instead. Oh, and it’s not called the Gear Solo it’s just the Gear S. That’s right folks, those of you who wanted to get rid of your smartphones in favour of something more futuristic …

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Tom PritchardSamsung has announced the Gear S, a smartwatch that can make calls

Samsung might be unveiling the Gear Solo at IFA

We’ve talked about the Gear Solo briefly in the past, and in case you didn’t know it’s Samsung’s rumoured upcoming round-faced smartwatch. Well, if the rumours are to be believed we’ll be seeing them unveil it at IFA next week. Pretty cool eh? Well you might be thinking “why should I be impressed, it’s just a round smartwatch”. Well you’re …

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Tom PritchardSamsung might be unveiling the Gear Solo at IFA
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Rumours suggest larger iPads could be released next year

Everyone seems to have been so focussed on covering the possibility if a larger screen iPhone that the iPad has been fairly left out. Well now rumours have appeared that seem to corroborate what was originally reported in May, Apple might end up releasing an iPad with a whopping 12.9-inch screen — the same size as some Macbooks. Reports differ …

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Tom PritchardRumours suggest larger iPads could be released next year

The Galaxy Note 4′s fingerprint scanner might have a few bonus features

In terms of phone security a fingerprint scanner is a pretty secure way of keeping unwanted users out of your phone, but is it useful for anything other than confirming your identity? Yes, in fact Samsung is rumoured to be throwing in a few of these features with the Galaxy Note 4. The first feature that’s rumoured is the ability …

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Tom PritchardThe Galaxy Note 4′s fingerprint scanner might have a few bonus features

The Nexus 6 is the Nexus X, more hardware specs leak

Everyone has been using the term ‘Nexus 6′ to refer to what is assume to be Google’s upcoming phone, which makes some sense considering the previous model was the Nexus 5. But it seems as though Google won’t be using that name themselves, instead opting to go for ‘Nexus X’. Presumably this is to avoid another copyright battle with the …

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Tom PritchardThe Nexus 6 is the Nexus X, more hardware specs leak

The new Motorola Skip will do more than just unlocking your phone

Some of you might remember the Motorola Skip, the majority of you probably don’t because it received very little attention. Skip was essentially a little fob that would unlock your phone whenever it was in close proximity, so that you didn’t have to type in a code or enter a pattern. Thrilling stuff. Now it’s being reported that Motorola is …

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Tom PritchardThe new Motorola Skip will do more than just unlocking your phone

Looks like the iPhone 6 won’t come with a reversible USB cable

Recently we heard about the possibility of Apple bundling a reversible USB cable with the iPhone 6, which would be a very exciting prospect for people who don’t look at what they’re doing when they’re trying to plug something in. Well now it seems that Apple will not be releasing the cable this year. According to Apple device manufacturer Moca.co, …

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Tom PritchardLooks like the iPhone 6 won’t come with a reversible USB cable

Is Microsoft going to release a Chromecast-like streaming device?

According to reports, Microsoft is currently working on an HMDI streaming device similar to Google’s Chromecast, which will allow people to watch videos on their devices on a big screen. It makes sense, especially since Chromecast doesn’t support Windows Phone devices at this point in time. Apparently the key difference will be that instead of the dongle pulling video from …

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Tom PritchardIs Microsoft going to release a Chromecast-like streaming device?

Moto X+1 press renders have been spotted online

Despite having declared he was going to retire, noted mobile leaker @evleaks has one final parting gift for us all: press renders of the upcoming sequel to the Moto X, the Moto X+1. Press renders that show off the phone in glorious detail. The photos confirm some of the details we’ve heard before, like optional wood panelling, front facing speakers, …

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Tom PritchardMoto X+1 press renders have been spotted online
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Galaxy Note 4 camera specs have leaked

The Galaxy Note 4′s expected launch date might only be two weeks away, but that hasn’t stopped the rumour mill. Not while there’s information we haven’t heard yet. Well now we’ve (probably) found out information about the device’s camera, and they do not disappoint. The main camera itself is rumoured to be able to take 16MP photos thanks to the …

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Tom PritchardGalaxy Note 4 camera specs have leaked

New Apple patent wants you to use Siri and Carplay to find your parked car

  Remembering where you parked your car, especially in large busy car parks, is no mean feat, which is why the smartphone era has exploded with apps that will remember where you parked so you don’t have to. Google Now even included such a feature in one of its recent updates, and now it looks like Apple is planning on …

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Tom PritchardNew Apple patent wants you to use Siri and Carplay to find your parked car
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Sony Xperia Z3 specs leak

We only have a couple of weeks to wait until the Xperia Z3 is rumoured to be announced, but it seems that the final specs have been revealed thanks to detailed listings from TENAA, the Chinese communications regulatory body. While they’re not specifically detailing the Z3 itself, the listings name the phones as Sony L55t and L55u, which are believed to …

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