iPhone 6 and retail box pictures leak, but they might be fake

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The leaks might be winding down in the run-up to the iPhone 6’s launch event, but that doesn’t mean they’ve stopped altogether. The folks over at TechRadar have got hold of images that are supposed to be of Apple’s highly anticipated phone and the box it will be sold in. The site claims that the images came from an “Apple …

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A patent suggests that A Siri-esque assistant might be coming to OS X

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The blurred lines between iOS 8 and OS X continues with the revelation of one of Apple’s latest patents: a voice assistant, not quite unlike Siri, for the Mac. Currently it’s official name is the “Intelligent digital assistant in a desktop environment”. According to the patent the assistant will be able to recognise voice and text input, and will be powered …

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More iPhone 6 hardware specs and photos leak

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We thought we’d heard everything there was to know about the iPhone 6 already, especially now that we know when it’s probably going to be unveiled. We were wrong, there’s still plenty of information about the phone that we don’t know and plenty of images to show us what it might look like. VentureBeat claims to have a rundown of …

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This is supposedly the chassis for the iPad Air 2

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Pictures of what are claimed to be the chassis for the iPad Air 2 have leaked online via Chinese microblogging site Sina Weibo. The design changes are all minor, but they match up to what we saw from the dummy models that leaked in June. So what has changed? The main changes are all internal, with screw anchors and mounting brackets all …

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Apple has apparently bought an e-book recommendation service

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According to reports from TechCrunch Apple has bought BookLamp, an e-book recommendation service that has been referred to as “Pandora for books”. Presumably, this is to help Apple’s iBooks to compete with Amazon’s Kindle store. The deal itself apparently cost Apple between $10 (£5.8) million and $15 (£8.3) million. Apple, as usual, has refused to make any confirmation or denial …

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Apple is planning a 4K monitor and a 12-inch Retina MacBook

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With the release of OS X Yosemite drawing ever closer, rumours have started to circulate that Apple is planning on overhauling the resolution available on some of its screens, namely a 4k monitor and a 12-inch Retina MacBook. This is according to 9to5Mac who claim that the upgraded screens will be released to coincide with the release of Yosemite. It’s currently …

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The top five rumours about the Apple iPhone 6

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Apple’s much anticipated new handset, referred to as the iPhone 6, is expected to be released sometime later this year, so not surprisingly the internet has been filled with leaks and rumours on what the new device will feature. To help you out, here are the top five things we think we know about the iPhone 6. Image from Mac …

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Apple has solved the 5.5-inch iPhone 6’s battery woes

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Reports have indicated that Apple has been faced with some serious problems ensuring the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 was thin enough to match its standards without sacrificing the device’s battery life. But apparently that has been solved thanks to a partnership with Taiwanese firm Simplo, which has provided a battery thin and powerful enough to ensure the phone is released on time. …

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Did Amazon leak the iPhone 6’s specs and release date?

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The above screenshot was apparently taken from Amazon Japan, detailing the release date and specifications of the upcoming iPhone 6. We don’t know if its real, or if it is that the information is accurate (it could be an elaborate fake), but it seems to match what we’ve heard from rumours and leaks over the past few months. Take that whatever …

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Chinese iPhone 6 clones are already on sale

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Why bother waiting for the iPhone 6 to launch, when you can just buy a cheap knock-off from China? The much anticipated handset hasn’t even been announced yet, but that hasn’t stopped people from trying to sell fake versions on Chinese retail websites like Taobao. How much are they? Around £18, so don’t expect a two-year warranty. The fakes look …

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This iPhone 6 photo apparently came from the factory

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This is a new leaked photo of the iPhone 6, supposedly coming  straight from the Foxconn factory where they’re supposedly being made. We’ve seen dummy models, and mock-ups, and pictures of what is supposed to be the case, but this is the first picture we’ve seen claiming to be the finished device. The image was obtained by KitGuru, and as …

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10 issues Apple needs to address, and fast

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Some people people out there might argue that Apple are in the business of innovation, and that everything it does is to advance new technology. Those people would be wrong. Regardless of the ideologies that people within Apple might have it is, first and foremost, a business, and like any business its actions are always in the pursuit of profit. It’s …

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Is Apple having problems with its big screen iPhone 6?

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From the sounds of things, the much rumoured 5.5-inch version of the iPhone 6 is causing Apple a whole host of problems, problems that might well see the phone released in very limited quantities or delayed until next year. The report comes from Ming-Ch-Kuo, an analyst from KGI Securities, who believes that if the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 is realeased at …

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Apple’s iWatch – reports say production starts in July

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It has been a fairly big day for Apple iWatch rumours. Though today’s story comes from a suprising and rather credible source – news agency Reuters. It says that Taiwan’s Quanta Computer Inc. will be mass producing Apple’s long-rumored smartwatch and that production will begin in July. The watch will apparently sport a conventional design though the face will protrude …

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Is this how Apple sees the future? The iWatch that uses holograms

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So an ad for the Apple iWatch has just landed on YouTube. However before you get too excited it is portraying a product that the ad creators don’t think will be on sale until 2019. The gadgets is the much talked about Apple iWatch and this clever video shows how someone might use the gadget to check social media, transfer …

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A sneak preview as to what the Apple iWatch might look like (and it looks stunning)

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Of course, at the moment no one knows what Apple’s iWatch will look like, or even if there will be one. However an iWatch does appear to be on the cards and according to the goss it will sport a revolutionary double curved touch screen. So fair play to the fellas at Yanko Designs who have imagined what the iWatch …

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The Apple iWatch takes a step closer to becoming a reality

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A few months ago I wrote about how Apple might be sizing up your wrist for an iWatch. I also profiled the growing number of smart watches that are on sale that use Bluetooth technology to hook up to your phone and deliver social media updates, emails and more. Well The New York Times has been chatting to a couple …

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Out of the blue – Apple launches a brand new iPad

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In today’s most surprising tech news Apple have launched, wait for it, a new iPad. But before we all get too carried away there’s no new design or extra features to tell you about. The new model, which is aimed at serious iPad users and businesses, comes with a whopping 128 Gigabytes of storage – that is twice the previous …

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All you need to know about big screen phones aka Phablets – and the seven models that have been released so far

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In 2010 Dell released a new phone with a monster sized five inch screen called the Streak, and it went on to change the way we think about mobile phones. But not in the way that Dell had hoped. The early models were filled with glitches and consumers didn’t really seem ready for a phone with a screen that large. …

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