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  • Apple iPad Mini 2 with Retina display could be out on 21 November
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    Apple iPad Mini 2 with Retina display could be out on 21 November

    By 31 October 2013

    Apple has confirmed that the iPad Mini with Retina display will be available to buy in November. But with recent talk of supply chain issues, no specific date has been announced. According to US retail chain Target we could see the device on sale from...

  • Apple iPad Air review
    Tablets 5 out of 5

    Apple iPad Air review

    By 30 October 2013

    The iPad Air is the latest tablet to arrive in Apple's range. It's adopted the Air name, just like the MacBook Air, to show off its thin and light stature. No Apple iPad 5 branding to be found here even though, in essence, the Air is the fifth full-size...

  • iCloud Keychain: Everything you need to know and how to set it up
    Phones

    iCloud Keychain: Everything you need to know and how to set it up

    By 29 October 2013

    If you've upgraded your iPhone to iOS 7.0.3 and your Mac to OS X Mavericks, iCloud Keychain is now an option for you to create the ultimate cloud storage experience. Unveiled at WWDC 2013, iCloud Keychain is baked into Apple's services, allowing you to...

  • Apple says future OS X versions will be free like Mavericks
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    Apple says future OS X versions will be free like Mavericks

    By 28 October 2013

    We all remember a day when Apple would charge heavily for its desktop software - Leopard specifically. Now that's all changed, perhaps because of pressure from Microsoft and other companies. Last week Apple announced that Mavericks, its latest version...

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook alludes to iPad mini with Retina display shortage come Christmas
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    Apple CEO Tim Cook alludes to iPad mini with Retina display shortage come Christmas

    By 28 October 2013

    Apple CEO Tim Cook has provided a bit more context around why the new Retina iPad mini hasn't been given a release date. Speaking on the company's FY13 earnings call on Monday, Cook said the Retina iPad mini would be shipping "later in November". That's...

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook continues to tease new product categories for 2014
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    Apple CEO Tim Cook continues to tease new product categories for 2014

    By 28 October 2013

    Apple CEO Tim Cook is vague about the company's plans for the coming months, but the budding executive continues to tease customers will see "exciting new products" and product categories in 2014. In a world where pundits expect an Apple TV set and iWatch...

  • Apple announces FY13 Q4 earnings: $37.5bn revenue, $7.5bn net profit, 33.8m iPhones, 14.1m iPads, 4.6m Macs
    Gadgets

    Apple announces FY13 Q4 earnings: $37.5bn revenue, $7.5bn net profit, 33.8m iPhones, 14.1m iPads, 4.6m Macs

    By 28 October 2013

    Apple has announced its FY13 Q4 earnings to give us perspective on its last 90 days of business. The company is reporting $37.5 billion in revenue (up from $36 billion a year ago), $7.5 billion in net profit (down from $8.2 billion a year ago), 33.8...

  • Apple designer Jony Ive creates red Mac Pro for Product (RED) charity
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    Apple designer Jony Ive creates red Mac Pro for Product (RED) charity

    By 27 October 2013

    Apple impressed when it unveiled the redesigned Mac Pro at WWDC 2013 in June and subsequently announced a release date at its latest event. But now Apple designer Jony Ive and design partner Marc Newson have another trick up their sleeve with a Mac...

  • iOS 7 photo and iPhoto tips and tricks: Getting the most out of your iPhone pictures
    Phones

    iOS 7 photo and iPhoto tips and tricks: Getting the most out of your iPhone pictures

    By 27 October 2013

    The iPhone camera is one of the most used phone cameras in the world. But how do you make the most of the images and photos you've taken with the iPhone and iPad cameras? Apple has added plenty of new features in iOS 7, including in its new version of...

  • A week in reviews: 21 - 25 October
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    A week in reviews: 21 - 25 October

    By 26 October 2013

    This week it's all about computing. Well, largely about computing. We've been treated to the second generation of Microsoft laptop-meets-tablet devices in the shape of the Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2, the latter a head-to-head dead ringer against the...

  • Moga Ace Power iPhone gaming accessory pictured
    Phones

    Moga Ace Power iPhone gaming accessory pictured

    By 25 October 2013

    At WWDC 2013, Apple held a session about gaming controllers, revealing that Logitech and Moga had both been working on an MFi (made for iPhone) gaming accessory. The Moga Ace Power was today pictured on Twitter, and may be the first such gaming device....

  • OS X Mavericks tips and tricks: Here's what your Mac can do now
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    OS X Mavericks tips and tricks: Here's what your Mac can do now

    By 25 October 2013

    You've just installed OS X Mavericks on your shiny MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, or even Mac Pro (you lucky thing) and now wondering what new tricks you get, what tips are best to get the most out of the new operating system, and how you can become...

  • Tesla poaches Apple VP of Mac Hardware to pursue new vehicles
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    Tesla poaches Apple VP of Mac Hardware to pursue new vehicles

    By 24 October 2013

    Tesla Motors has poached from Apple, hiring Doug Field to be its vice-president of vehicle programs - aka the man behind new vehicles. Field held an important position at Apple, serving as the smartphone/computer giant's VP of Mac design. He was at the...

  • Apple's October event advert videos now live on YouTube
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    Apple's October event advert videos now live on YouTube

    By 23 October 2013

    Apple has unveiled completely refreshed iPads and Macs, and so the company has naturally published those products' corresponding promo and advert videos - which originally aired at its 22 October event - on YouTube. There were four new videos posted on...

  • Apple OS X Mavericks review
    Laptops 5 out of 5

    Apple OS X Mavericks review

    By 23 October 2013

    The latest Apple OS X operating system, version 10.9, better known as Mavericks, has arrived. And it's a free upgrade to anyone running OS X Snow Leopard and above. Not only does Mavericks kill off the animal-based naming system, it also promises a host...

  • iPad Air vs iPad mini with Retina display: The choice is harder than you think
    Tablets

    iPad Air vs iPad mini with Retina display: The choice is harder than you think

    By 22 October 2013

    Apple has taken the wraps off its new iPad line, with the full-sized and newly named iPad Air gaining a sleeker form and the iPad mini gaining Retina display. But if you look at the two new tablets, they not only look the same, but they're also almost...

  • Mac Pro (2013) vs Mac Pro (2012): What's the difference?
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    Mac Pro (2013) vs Mac Pro (2012): What's the difference?

    By 22 October 2013

    Apple has announced the release date and pricing details for the new, cylindrical Mac Pro. It looks nothing like the 2012 Mac Pro, and the price hike it comes with is just as drastic too. Apple has explained away the £2,499 price tag for the base model...

  • Retina MacBook Pro (2013) vs Retina MacBook Pro (2012): What's the difference?
    Laptops

    Retina MacBook Pro (2013) vs Retina MacBook Pro (2012): What's the difference?

    By 22 October 2013

    Apple has officially announced its next-generation Retina MacBook Pro, the laptop considered to be the go-to among students, professionals, and those looking for a bit of play.  You may be curious to see what changes the new MacBook Pro brings over the...

  • Apple iPad mini Retina display pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    Apple iPad mini Retina display pictures and hands-on

    By 22 October 2013

    Apple iPad mini with Retina display is the name of this year's iPad mini update and although the design stays the same, it gets a huge speed boost in terms of specs and that all-important Retina display to match the iPad Air.  In a nutshell that's the...

  • Apple Mac Pro eyes-on (again)
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    Apple Mac Pro eyes-on (again)

    By 22 October 2013

    Following the launch of the Mac Pro in June we've now seen the desktop computer in the flesh, not behind glass at the Apple 22 October event. The Mac Pro will be available in December and cost $2999 or £2499. We will be getting one if for review nearer...

  • Apple iPad mini Retina display vs iPad mini: What's the difference?
    Tablets

    Apple iPad mini Retina display vs iPad mini: What's the difference?

    By 22 October 2013

    As you may have heard by now, Apple has refreshed its iPad line-up, not only upgrading the 9.7-inch device with the launch of the iPad Air, but also the smaller 7.9-inch device - with the iPad mini with Retina display. With the iPad mini only being a...

  • Apple posts iPad event stream so you can relive the announcements
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    Apple posts iPad event stream so you can relive the announcements

    By 22 October 2013

    After taking place on Tuesday afternoon, Apple's autumn iPad event is now available for video streaming from the company's website. Apple posts a video after every one of its live events, as a way to inform customers about upcoming products. Usually the...

  • Apple iPad Air vs iPad 4: What's the difference?
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    Apple iPad Air vs iPad 4: What's the difference?

    By 22 October 2013

    The new Apple iPad 5, called the iPad Air, has been officially announced and with it comes a whole new look and a spec sheet upgrade. But what exactly do you get? We've pitched the fifth-gen iPad Air against the fourth-generation iPad to see what the...

  • Apple iPad Air pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    Apple iPad Air pictures and hands-on

    By 22 October 2013

    Oh how we hate being a cliché sometimes. Yes, it's true, having held the new iPad Air in our hands we can confirm that its lightness is what will convince many to upgrade to the new iPad, or iPad 5 as some will no doubt continue to call it, when it hits...

  • iPad mini 2 with Retina display announced, features A7 processor so 4x faster
    Tablets

    iPad mini 2 with Retina display announced, features A7 processor so 4x faster

    By 22 October 2013

    Apple has unveiled the 2013 update to the iPad mini, adding a Retina display to the mix and beefing up the processor for good measure. Announced during the company's October press event, the iPad mini 2 has the same screen size as the former model, 7.9-inches,...