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Apple iPad mini 4 review: Compact without compromise
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Apple iPad mini 4 review: Compact without compromise

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The iPad Mini 4 replaces the iPad mini 3 and with it closes the book on one of Apple's laziest upgrades in recent years.Overshadowed by huge advancements with the iPad Air 2, last year's iPad mini 3 struggled to find its place in the range, coming across... >>

21.5-inch iMac now available with Retina 4K display, all 27-inch iMacs get Retina 5K

21.5-inch iMac now available with Retina 4K display, all 27-inch iMacs get Retina 5K

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Apple has updated its entire family of iMac desktop computers, introducing its best display technology to each category.The line-up of 21.5-inch iMacs now includes a model with a 4K Retina display, coming with a pixel resolution of 4096 x 2304. And all... >>

Apple brings Force Touch to desktops, alongside new Magic Keyboard and Mouse

Apple brings Force Touch to desktops, alongside new Magic Keyboard and Mouse

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Apple has announced a new Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2, and Magic Trackpad 2 for iMac and desktop users. The new wireless Mac accessories will ditch the use of AA batteries and instead opt for lithium-ion batteries that can be charged from a lightning... >>

What is Siri? Apple's personal voice assistant explained

What is Siri? Apple's personal voice assistant explained

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Siri is Apple's voice-controlled personal assistant and she, or he, has been around for a few years now. The assistant first appeared on the iPhone 4S and it was described by Apple as the best thing on the iPhone during the launch presentation. Twice.It's... >>

Elon Musk: Apple has only hired fired Tesla engineers for its car project

Elon Musk: Apple has only hired fired Tesla engineers for its car project

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Elon Musk certainly knows how to garner press attention.When he's not hyping up Tesla products via Twitter, he's being rather blunt during interviews, and his latest talk with German newspaper Handelsblatt is a perfect example. The CEO recently made some... >>

Harry Potter books get new animated life for Apple iBooks Store release

Harry Potter books get new animated life for Apple iBooks Store release

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If you've not read Harry Potter or simply need an excuse to do it again, the new Apple iBooks Store release of the series could be perfect for you.Apple has announced that the entire seven book Harry Potter series will be released in the iBooks Store... >>

Microsoft Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL vs Apple iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus vs Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P: What's the difference between the flagships?

Microsoft Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL vs Apple iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus vs Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P: What's the difference between the flagships?

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It's been a busy few weeks for flagship phones across all platforms - iOS, Android and Windows. Apple announced the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus first, followed closely by Google and the Nexus 5X and 6S devices. Microsoft then completed the flagship platform... >>

Microsoft Surface Book vs Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display: What's the difference?

Microsoft Surface Book vs Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display: What's the difference?

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Microsoft says that its first ever laptop, the Surface Book, is the most powerful 13-inch laptop ever made. Apple may have something to say about that.The Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display is the company's most powerful laptop creation, aimed at power... >>

Apple's 21.5-inch iMac with a 4K display might finally launch next week

Apple's 21.5-inch iMac with a 4K display might finally launch next week

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There is a tonne of new Apple stuff to buy this autumn, including new iPhones, a new Apple TV, and an iPad Pro, and now it looks like you can add iMacs with UHD screens to that list of new products.In September, days before Apple's big iPhone 6S event,... >>

Siri, turn off my lights: Philips Hue with Hue Bridge 2.0 tested

Siri, turn off my lights: Philips Hue with Hue Bridge 2.0 tested

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Philips has introduced a new bridge for the Hue lighting system that adds Apple HomeKit functionality to the experience. The move means Apple users can now simply tell their lights to do things without touching their phone, opening the app, or pressing... >>

Apple buys AI speech startup that could make Siri sound more natural

Apple buys AI speech startup that could make Siri sound more natural

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Apple has bought another company. It's a startup, actually. An artificial-intelligence startup that could drastically improve the way you use Siri on the iPhone and maybe even Apple's upcoming car.The startup, called VocalIQ, is UK-based and specialises... >>

Apple OS X El Capitan now out: Here's how to get the free update and more

Apple OS X El Capitan now out: Here's how to get the free update and more

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Apple has released OS X El Capitan (10.11), the latest version of the Mac operating system.This major update is available to Mac users across the world - free of charge. Prior to the golden master version, which was made available to developers and testers... >>

Apple OS X El Capitan review: Tweaks rather than overhaul for free OS update
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Apple OS X El Capitan review: Tweaks rather than overhaul for free OS update

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It's that time of year again when Apple releases a new operating system - this year named El Capitan - bringing new features and some changes to its desktop software and your MacBook or iMac.But with Apple introducing the iPad Pro, and a strong push for... >>

Apple OS X El Capitan almost ready for download: 10 new features to try

Apple OS X El Capitan almost ready for download: 10 new features to try

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Apple's next operating system, OS X El Capitan, will be available as a free upgrade to its Mac users on the 30 September, and follows on from  the Yosemite release launched last year.OS X El Capitan brings with it several new features, all of which... >>

This custom iPhone 6S belongs to a new luxury series from Feld & Volk and Colette

This custom iPhone 6S belongs to a new luxury series from Feld & Volk and Colette

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A new line of modified iPhone 6S phones is now available for you to buy, if you got tonnes of money to spend.A luxury company that specialises in customising iPhones has partnered with a French fashion boutique to launch new versions of the iPhone 6S,... >>

Best 3D Touch apps for Apple iPhone

Best 3D Touch apps for Apple iPhone

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Apple's new 3D Touch technology is now available on the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. The technology which is part of the display, lets users press on the screen to reveal secondary actions. The harder you press the more things you can do.With the technology... >>

Apple rolls out iOS 9.0.1 software update to fix iOS 9 bugs

Apple rolls out iOS 9.0.1 software update to fix iOS 9 bugs

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Apple has just released iOS 9.0.1, the first software update to iOS 9.The company rolled out to the public just last week the latest major version of its software for iPhones and iPads, and now its giving it a minor update that includes several bug... >>

Here's why the new Apple TV is so big and heavy compared to the old one

Here's why the new Apple TV is so big and heavy compared to the old one

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The gadget doctors over at iFixit have finished dissecting the new Apple TV, and they've already posted pictures of the deconstructed device on the operating table, in an effort to show us what's going on under the hood.There's four things interesting... >>

Apple iPhone 6S vs iPhone 6S Plus: Which iPhone should you choose?

Apple iPhone 6S vs iPhone 6S Plus: Which iPhone should you choose?

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Apple's latest iPhones will be available from Friday, bringing with them a host of new features like 3D Touch and 4K video recording. But while the two smartphones might offer the same specs on paper, are the experiences different? And is one better... >>

Apple iPhone 6S Plus review: Is bigger better?
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Apple iPhone 6S Plus review: Is bigger better?

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It's September, the kids have gone back to school, Starbucks has started selling Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and Apple has released two new iPhones: the iPhone 6S Plus being the larger 5.5-inch screen device than the standard 4.7-inch 6S. But with this being... >>

iPhone 6S Plus gallery appears, check out the new camera in these illuminating photos

iPhone 6S Plus gallery appears, check out the new camera in these illuminating photos

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Apple's almighty new iPhone 6S Plus has already been given the unveil treatment, but not arrived in many hands. One set of hands that got a unit has managed to show off the camera in a photo gallery.The photos, above, were taken by Brad Mangin for Sports... >>

Watch complications: What is Apple talking about?

Watch complications: What is Apple talking about?

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Over the past year, the world of tech that we inhabit has been exposed to a new vernacular. As companies diversify product offerings, we've seen new terms appear, crawling out of presentations and press releases, with little thought as to whether they're... >>

Apple Car has 2019 ship date but likely won't be fully autonomous by then

Apple Car has 2019 ship date but likely won't be fully autonomous by then

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New details on Apple's electric car project have emerged, suggesting the company has targeted a ship date that's just three years out, but because of the tight deadline, we shouldn't expect Apple Car to be autonomous.Apple Car isn't the vehicle's official... >>

You can now download WatchOS 2, Apple Watch's first major software update

You can now download WatchOS 2, Apple Watch's first major software update

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Apple has begun rolling out WatchOS 2 to the public. It is the first major update to Apple Watch's software.The update brings many new features and capabilities, including the ability to run native apps on the watch itself (rather than the iPhone). Also,... >>

Apple Watch review: 5 months with Apple's smartwatch
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Apple Watch review: 5 months with Apple's smartwatch

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Before it even went on sale the Apple Watch, which some affectionately call the iWatch, polarised opinion around the globe. Six months on from initial launch and it's still up against a multitude of challengers, with the number seemingly growing by the... >>

Apple WatchOS 2 explored: 10 reasons to upgrade your Apple Watch

Apple WatchOS 2 explored: 10 reasons to upgrade your Apple Watch

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Apple has released WatchOS 2, a major update to its operating system that powers the Apple Watch.The new OS, first announced in June but now available for all Apple Watch owners, brings a host of new features to the smartwatch and fixes a couple of issues... >>

Apple iOS 9 review: New and innovative, or more of the same?
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Apple iOS 9 review: New and innovative, or more of the same?

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The mobile world is changing. We are using our devices, whether that's a smartphone or a tablet, more and more and mobile-centric companies are starting to take note.So is Apple's latest version of iOS - iOS 9 - a move in the right direction, or merely... >>

Apple’s self-driving car rolls on, meeting held with autonomous driving officials

Apple’s self-driving car rolls on, meeting held with autonomous driving officials

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The rumour of Apple's self-driving car has just had some serious weight added to its authenticity after executives reportedly met with California autonomous driving officials.According to a report by The Guardian Apple's senior legal counsel, Mike Maletic,... >>

This is the first Apple Store designed by Jony Ive

This is the first Apple Store designed by Jony Ive

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Jony Ive is not only designing the look and feel of every Apple product, including iPhones, iPads, and Macs, but also reimagining the retail experience from which you buy those devices.A new Apple store designed by Ive has just opened up in Belgium. Apple... >>

Apple's first Android app helps you move from Android to iOS

Apple's first Android app helps you move from Android to iOS

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Alongside the roll out of iOS 9, Apple has released the first Android app made by "Apple Inc."It's an app designed to help Android users move from Android to iOS. It's called Move to iOS, naturally, and is now available to download for free. With this... >>

How to get Apple News in the UK

How to get Apple News in the UK

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With the launch of iOS 9, Apple released a new app called Apple News. It isn't currently available in the UK, but that doesn't stop you from accessing it if you are happy to give up your English way of speaking and typing.For those keen to get the new... >>

iOS 9 is now available: Here's 11 reasons to update your iPhone

iOS 9 is now available: Here's 11 reasons to update your iPhone

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Apple's iOS 9 update has been released to the public after months of testing. Having started a global rollout on Wednesday it should be available to you now. Go to Settings on your iPhone or iPad, then Software Update, and look to see if the latest... >>

Apple delays watchOS 2 rollout, not coming today

Apple delays watchOS 2 rollout, not coming today

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Apple will not be releasing watchOS 2 today as planned, the company has confirmed to Pocket-lint. It cites a bug that is taking longer than expected to fix, causing a delay as to when the operating system can be made available. "We have discovered a... >>

How to get ready for the iOS 9 update

How to get ready for the iOS 9 update

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iOS 9 is almost here, but before you hit the update button on your iPhone or iPad to bring all those shiny new features, make sure you follow these three easy steps.1. iOS 9 update: Check your device can get itThere's no point hitting that Software Update... >>

Burberry is launching an Apple Music channel, solely features British artists

Burberry is launching an Apple Music channel, solely features British artists

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Burberry and Apple just proved once again that they have a solid relationship.The fashion house has launched a dedicated channel on Apple Music. It lives under the Curators section and is meant to showcase Burberry’s collaborations with emerging British... >>

Apple iPhone Upgrade Programme: Here's how to get the new iPhone, every year

Apple iPhone Upgrade Programme: Here's how to get the new iPhone, every year

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Pricing for the latest iPhone is a lot more complex now - in the US, anyway. Apple has announced the iPhone Upgrade Programme. It's like a monthly-installment plan that will let you buy a new, unlocked iPhone from Apple and upgrade to the latest model... >>

So, is the Apple TV a PS4 and Xbox One killer?

So, is the Apple TV a PS4 and Xbox One killer?

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Throughout the build up to Apple's September special event in San Francisco there was a lot of talk about the new Apple TV being a games console. And the company certainly alluded to its games-playing abilities during the press conference, with talks... >>

Apple Pay: How to add your bank cards to it

Apple Pay: How to add your bank cards to it

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A couple of new banks have joined the Apple Pay list of supported services - Halifax and Lloyds - so customers of both will be able to register their relevant credit or debit cards for Apple Pay use. In the case of Lloyds, it might take a little while... >>