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Could this be what the iPhone 6 will look like?

Published by on Apr 9th, 2014, No Comments

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With the build up to the official debut of the new iPhone 6 growing stronger and more intense everyday, it’s no surprise that Apple fans, designers and tech sites and journalists will come up with their own idea of the iPhone 6.

Imaginations have run wild over the past few months, with dozens of people submitting their interpretation (or rather, expectation) of the iPhone 6 to various websites.

A couple of weeks ago, we showed you designer Sam Beckett’s vision of an iPhone Air. While Beckett’s version of the ‘new’ iPhone went viral, many more followed suit and came up with their own ideas.

The latest mock-up to hit the interwebs, is this one by popular technology website, Macrumors.  (more…)

Apple may be planning to take Siri offline

Published by on Apr 8th, 2014, No Comments

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Big tech acquisitions seem to be dime a dozen these days, and Apple has made another interesting one. Apple acquired an automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology company called Novauris Technologies. The company has historical ties to the core technology and patents behind Siri. (more…)

Apple opens first Eastern European store in Turkey

Published by on Apr 7th, 2014, No Comments

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We already know that Apple flagship stores are usually impeccably designed, sleek, beautiful and fully encompasses Apple’s brand as whole. So it came as no surprise that the company’s first Eastern European flagship store was any different.

Apple opened the doors to their new flagship store in Istanbul, Turkey on Saturday.

From first glance, the store is dripping in modern aesthetics. The clear, glass panes and sleek Apple logo reminds us that Apple takes the look and feel of their products (and stores) very seriously.  (more…)

Report: Apple to start manufacturing iPhone 6 screens in May

Published by on Apr 2nd, 2014, No Comments

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With the build up to the release of the new iPhone 6, more an more information is beng leaked about how far into production the phone actually is, and of course, when we can finally expect it to be launched.

Another tidbit of information joining the iPhone 6 build-up, is the reported production time for the phone’s screens. As we already know, the iPhone 6 will be available in two sizes; a 4.7-inch screen and a 5.5-inch screen.

According to reports by Reuters, suppliers are to start manufacturing the new iPhone screens next month, in May. Reuters claim that this information was obtained by supply chain stores who (obviously) requested to stay anonymous. (more…)

Samsung runs to Google for help with Apple patent war

Published by on Apr 1st, 2014, No Comments

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Over the last couple of years we have seen the patent war between Apple and Samsung go from bad to worse, with mudslinging all round contributing to some lengthy and very expensive court cases. Apple is now once again on Samsung’s back and wants $2 billion is damages, claiming that Samsung infringed on five patents, including slide to unlock and tap to search. (more…)

Emojis to become more ‘racially diverse’, says Apple

Published by on Mar 26th, 2014, 2 Comments

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Whether you’re an avid emoji-user or prefer to express yourself solely with words, you should’ve noticed by now that the standard, iOS emoji range offers a lot of different emojis – the only problem is, they are mostly of white people.

The issue of the ‘predominantly white’ emojis has reared it’s head a couple of times, with people asking why there are not many emojis that depict people of colour. So it should come as no surprise that the issue has been brought up again. Although this time around, Apple has responded.

There have been many outcries over the past year by people, and even celebrities like Miley Cyrus and actor Tahj Mowry, to diversify the standard iOS emoji range. However, it wasn’t until MTV Act blogger, Joey Parker, sent an email directly to Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, that an official response was given.  (more…)

Samsung Galaxy PRO ad does it again – trashing the competition

Published by on Mar 24th, 2014, No Comments

 GALAXY PRO AD

Surprise, surprise. Samsung has released their latest ad for the Galaxy PRO range of tablets, and, in a (un)surprising move, turned to trashing their competitors, again.

This time around, however, Samsung brings some other companies to the party. In the past, it seemed to have just been their biggest rival, Apple, that got caught in Samsung’s line of advertising fire.

Surface, Microsoft’s tablet, as well as the popular Kindle also get mocked in this latest offering from Samsung. And, of course, the iPad. (more…)

Apple considering iTunes Store for Android

Published by on Mar 24th, 2014, 6 Comments

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The only problem with iTunes as a place to get cheap music is that you have to have an Apple device to take advantage of it (if you don’t have a Windows PC). There are multitudes more Android devices out there than Apple devices, and Apple might look to take advantage of the vast numbers. (more…)

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