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These Apple iPhone 8 parts further confirm all-screen front

These Apple iPhone 8 parts further confirm all-screen front

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Just when you thought we couldn't see any new images of the iPhone 8 amongst the swaithe of renders and leaked photos, some images purporting to be genuine parts further prove it will have an all-screen front panel. Apple iPhone 7S, 7S Plus and iPhone... >>

Apple might offer films right after they hit cinemas - but at a high cost

Apple might offer films right after they hit cinemas - but at a high cost

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Cinema chains must be super worried right now.Major Hollywood studios are deciding whether to offer digital rentals of films mere weeks after they appear in theatres, according to Bloomberg, which talked to unnamed people "familiar with the matter". These... >>

Apple Watch 3 should show its face alongside new iPhone lineup in September

Apple Watch 3 should show its face alongside new iPhone lineup in September

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Chinese news outlet The Economic Daily Times has said that Taiwanese-based Quanta Computing, the manufacturer of MacBooks and the Apple Watch, has ramped up production of the third-generation smartwatch in preparation for launch later this year. Apple... >>

Apple OLED TV standalone display pops up in blurry leaked images

Apple OLED TV standalone display pops up in blurry leaked images

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Apple has been rumoured to be working on a TV set for many years.It's such an old story at this point, you can't help but roll your eyes at the thought of another analyst claiming Apple is once again readying a standalone display. But analyst talk is... >>

Which is the best 2017 budget smartphone under £400?

Which is the best 2017 budget smartphone under £400?

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Choosing a new smartphone isn't as simple as it used to be. They may not come in more than one shape, but they do come in lots of different sizes, with plenty different features and most importantly, at plenty of different price points.There are numerous... >>

Apple's iPhone 8 could use facial recognition for Apple Pay and more

Apple's iPhone 8 could use facial recognition for Apple Pay and more

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Apple must really hate that HomePod code leak.Developers have been combing through it, trying to uncover features that Apple may be developing, and much to their surprise, they've been stumbling upon some major changes expected to come to the next iPhone.... >>

iPhone 8 might be able to detect your face and auto-mute notifications

iPhone 8 might be able to detect your face and auto-mute notifications

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Leaks about the iPhone 8's design are fun, but sometimes it's cooler to hear about new features that'll make it standout.And the latest leak on the upcoming Apple smartphone is a great example of that. Developer Guilherme Rambo has been combing through... >>

7 Apple iPad features for students when iOS 11 arrives

7 Apple iPad features for students when iOS 11 arrives

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Apple's iOS 11 software is proving to be a major update.We've already detailed 11 new features included in the update, as well as other features Apple hasn't announced yet. We've even shown you demos of ARKit, Apple's AR platform, which is made its debut... >>

Students, get a free pair of Beats headphones with an iPad Pro or Mac

Students, get a free pair of Beats headphones with an iPad Pro or Mac

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It's back to school season, and Apple is feeling generous towards current and prospective university students. As of today, Apple is giving students who buy select Mac and iPads either from an Apple Store or online, a free pair of Beats headphones. Best... >>

Glass back on iPhone 7S dummy model suggests wireless charging is on the way

Glass back on iPhone 7S dummy model suggests wireless charging is on the way

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We've spent so much time focusing on the Apple iPhone 8, that the 7S and 7S Plus have largely gone under the radar. That's now changed thanks to some leaked images purporting to be a dummy model of the upcoming iPhone 7S Plus appearing online. Apple iPhone... >>

10 best iOS apps for students going back to school

10 best iOS apps for students going back to school

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The school summer holidays are in full swing, but it's already time to start thinking about going back to school or university. Technology now plays an integral part in education, with hundreds and thousands of apps being available to help with your studies.Here's... >>

Apple iPhone 8 may have 4K recording on both front and rear cameras

Apple iPhone 8 may have 4K recording on both front and rear cameras

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The Apple HomePod developer code keeps churning up more information about the upcoming iPhone 8, and the latest refers to the phone's cameras. iHelp has discovered some lines within the code that suggest both the rear and front cameras could support 4K... >>

65 ways to get a giggle out of Siri

65 ways to get a giggle out of Siri

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If you have an iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch, you've probably met Siri, Apple's voice assistant. He is an interesting little fellow, sometimes useful, sometimes funny and other times, a sarcastic little so and so.To most questions you'll get a standard... >>

Best in-ear headphones: 10 great wired, wireless and wire-free earphones

Best in-ear headphones: 10 great wired, wireless and wire-free earphones

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Most smartphones will come bundled with a pair of free in-ear headphones, but more often than not they're not exactly high-quality. For occasional music listeners they're fine, but if you want to get the most out of your tunes then an upgrade is in order.When... >>

Apple HomePod developer code suggests no Touch ID on iPhone 8

Apple HomePod developer code suggests no Touch ID on iPhone 8

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Following the recent news that the upcoming Apple HomePod speaker code all but confirmed the existence of facial recognition and a bezel-less design for the iPhone 8, developer Steve Troughton-Smith has uncovered more information relating to Touch ID.... >>

Apple iPhone 8 may have improved battery life thanks to dedicated chip

Apple iPhone 8 may have improved battery life thanks to dedicated chip

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It's no secret that the iPhone doesn't have the best battery life out of all the smartphones on the market. While not terrible, we often find ourselves reaching for the charger cable a little earlier than with some Android rivals. Apple iPhone 7S, 7S... >>

Apple's facial recognition unlocking feature and bezel-less design all but confirmed

Apple's facial recognition unlocking feature and bezel-less design all but confirmed

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New evidence to suggest Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 will use a new facial recognition unlocking system has surfaced online, courtesy of Bloomberg. Apple iPhone 7S, 7S Plus and iPhone 8: What's the story so far? Apple iPhone 8 to come with "revolutionary"... >>

Apple's latest patent imagines an AR headset similar to Google Glass

Apple's latest patent imagines an AR headset similar to Google Glass

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Some people expected Apple to unveil AR glasses in June.But instead, while at its WWDC 2017 conference, Apple unveiled ARKit, a development platform that allows app developers to quickly and easily build augmented reality (AR) experiences into their... >>

Apple's CarPlay is coming to some 2017 Aston Martin and Mini cars

Apple's CarPlay is coming to some 2017 Aston Martin and Mini cars

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Apple CarPlay can now be found on two new luxury car brands.9to5Mac noticed that the CarPlay page on Apple’s website has been updated to include models from both European manufacturers. More specifically, CarPlay will be available in Aston's 2017 Vantage,... >>

Apple has quietly discontinued the iPod nano and iPod shuffle

Apple has quietly discontinued the iPod nano and iPod shuffle

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It's officially the end of an era.Without any heads-up or fanfare, Apple has taken down its webpages for both the iPod nano and iPod shuffle. If you try to search for those products on Apple's website, you will still see “buy” links, but they're dead... >>

iPhone users to get chance to recreate A-ha's Take On Me video in their living rooms

iPhone users to get chance to recreate A-ha's Take On Me video in their living rooms

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Ever since Apple announced ARKit we've seen plenty of excellent examples of what it can do. Augmented reality applications are set to come at us thick and fast in the coming months.There's one that will particularly appeal to anyone who was around in... >>

iPhone 8 won't be available in white, almost certain to ship late October

iPhone 8 won't be available in white, almost certain to ship late October

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Japanese news site Macotakara has released a report claiming that the iPhone 8, Apple's premium iPhone that will be unveiled alongside the iPhone 7s and 7s Plus, will almost certainly ship at a later date. Apple iPhone 7S, 7S Plus and iPhone 8: What's... >>

American-made iPhone: Trump says Apple promised him three US plants

American-made iPhone: Trump says Apple promised him three US plants

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President Donald Trump wants to "make America great again", and part of that plan includes an American-made iPhone, apparently.The US President has said in the past he wants Apple to build more products in the US. And now, in an interview with The Wall... >>

Apple iPhone 8 Touch ID sensor has moved again, appears on leaked rear panel

Apple iPhone 8 Touch ID sensor has moved again, appears on leaked rear panel

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Rumours surrounding the iPhone 8's Touch ID sensor are more back and forth than a Federer, Nadal tennis match. Just when we thought it was pretty much certain that the Touch ID sensor would not be moved to back of the phone, a photo of a rear panel shows... >>

Apple iPhone 8 power button may double up as Touch ID sensor

Apple iPhone 8 power button may double up as Touch ID sensor

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Apple's Touch ID sensor positioning has been thrown under the spotlight once again, with yet another new position being suggested.  Apple iPhone 7S, 7S Plus and iPhone 8: What's the story so far? The Apple iPhone 8 has been subject to so many leaks and... >>

Apple 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display (2017) review: All-in-one and one-for-all
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Apple 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display (2017) review: All-in-one and one-for-all

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The Apple iMac range has received a spec boost for 2017, promising better screen technology, more processing power, Thunderbolt 3 slots and more. But should you be excited by these additions?We've been using the new 27-inch 5K iMac to get a feel for the... >>

Here's a sneak peek at Apple's all-new emoji coming to iOS and Macs

Here's a sneak peek at Apple's all-new emoji coming to iOS and Macs

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Most people use emoji and want more of them.If you count yourself as part of that crowd, you'll be happy to learn that Apple has announced new emoji characters are coming to its iOS, macOS, and watchOS platforms sometime later this year. And in celebration... >>

Apple MacBook battery life tips: Make your laptop last longer

Apple MacBook battery life tips: Make your laptop last longer

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We are always keen to get more from our laptop battery, allowing us to work that little bit longer on the road without needing to find a power socket.Aside from the simple and well-known tip of turning your screen brightness down to save power, there... >>

Apple's AR platform: These demos show what ARKit can do in iOS 11

Apple's AR platform: These demos show what ARKit can do in iOS 11

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Apple sees a lot of potential in augmented reality.Ever since Pokemon Go exploded in popularity last summer and subsequently revived interest in both Apple's App Store and mobile gaming, Apple has said several times that it is embracing the technology,... >>

iPhone users can finally use PayPal on iTunes, App Store, Music and iBooks

iPhone users can finally use PayPal on iTunes, App Store, Music and iBooks

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After many years of "will they, won't they" PayPal is finally now part of Apple's iOS stores. iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners in the UK and US can now pay for purchases across iTunes, iBooks, Apple Music and the Apple App Store using their PayPal accounts.It... >>

Apple iPhone 8 said to be limited to four colours, including a mirrored finish

Apple iPhone 8 said to be limited to four colours, including a mirrored finish

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The Apple iPhone 8 rumour never ceases for a moment. Whether it's suggesting Apple's premium phone may ditch the Touch ID fingerprint scanner entirely, in favour of facial recognition, or that the phone will cost over $1,000 when it's released, there's... >>

Apple AirPods might one day add biometric, fitness tracking tech

Apple AirPods might one day add biometric, fitness tracking tech

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Some big changes could come to Apple's AirPods soon.The wireless headphones were introduced when Apple took the headphone jack away from iPhone 7 users, in order to give them the opportunity to still listen to tunes while on the go. They're pretty smart... >>

What is two factor authentication and why should you use it?

What is two factor authentication and why should you use it?

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Over the past few years you may have heard a number of companies, app makers and service providers announce that they're launching two factor verification or two factor authentication, often abbreviated to 2FV. If you ever wondered what the heck it even... >>

Will iPhone 8 ditch Touch ID entirely for facial recognition instead?

Will iPhone 8 ditch Touch ID entirely for facial recognition instead?

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It's OK to be sceptical about this latest iPhone 8 rumour.According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via StreetInsider), the OLED iPhone 8 - one of three new iPhones expected to be announced in September - will not feature a Touch ID fingerprint... >>

Apple iPhone 8 dummy model revealed in video

Apple iPhone 8 dummy model revealed in video

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Following leaks of renders and pictures, we now have a video showing us a dummy model of the iPhone 8, used by case manufacturers, to reveal exactly what Apple's upcoming premium flagship will look like. Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: What's the story... >>

How to join the MacOS High Sierra public beta and get it working on your Mac

How to join the MacOS High Sierra public beta and get it working on your Mac

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The next version of MacOS is official.While at WWDC 2017, Apple announced and previewed MacOS High Sierra, a major update to the MacOS Sierra operating system that released last year for Macs. It includes many behind-the-scene upgrades that will make... >>

Original iPhone vs iPhone 7: What's the difference 10 years on?

Original iPhone vs iPhone 7: What's the difference 10 years on?

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Today, 29 June 2017, is 10 years to the day since the original Apple iPhone hit store shelves in the US. It's arguably the most significant mobile device ever launched, and no device before or since has had such a big impact on the market.Simply put,... >>

iPhone Photography Awards 2017 - The best photos taken on an iPhone

iPhone Photography Awards 2017 - The best photos taken on an iPhone

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The Apple iPhone always has an incredibly good camera, no matter which version you have. With the very latest iPhone 7 Plus, Apple used a dual-lens camera for the first time to offer greater zoom and effective bokeh effects.Photographers often turn to... >>

Apple CarPlay: Which cars support it, what can it do and how does it work?

Apple CarPlay: Which cars support it, what can it do and how does it work?

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Apple's foray into in-car technology and the infotainment space comes in the form of CarPlay. CarPlay connects a supported vehicle to a compatible iPhone, enabling access and interaction with Apple's ecosystem directly through a car's dashboard touchscreen.First... >>

iPhone 8 will be in limited supply come launch day, OLED supply issues to blame

iPhone 8 will be in limited supply come launch day, OLED supply issues to blame

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Getting a new iPhone on launch day can always be a hard task, as millions of customers look to upgrade their old phone or invest in their first iPhone.  Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: What's the story so far? This year will likely be no different,... >>

Apple CarPlay explored: Taking iOS on the road

Apple CarPlay explored: Taking iOS on the road

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Apple CarPlay has been around for a few years now but things have moved on significantly in those years, with more and more manufacturers offering compatibility and not just in premium models either.We've been using it in the 2017 Kia Sportage to give... >>

Want to see what the iPhone 8 looks like? Check out this new leak

Want to see what the iPhone 8 looks like? Check out this new leak

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There have been a tonne of iPhone 8 leaks in recent months, but this latest one is pretty interesting.Serial leakster @OnLeaks has tweeted two images of what appears to be the front and back of the iPhone 8, Apple's next iPhone. No details or specs were... >>

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 review: The tablet to finally replace your laptop?
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Apple iPad Pro 10.5 review: The tablet to finally replace your laptop?

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Apple continues to evolve the iPad, with the iPad Pro 10.5 giving customers more reasons to upgrade their ageing Apple tablet.As the 10.5 numerical suggests, this Pro is a new size for iPad: smaller than the 12.9-inch model, and only marginally larger... >>

OnePlus 5 vs Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus: What's the difference?

OnePlus 5 vs Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus: What's the difference?

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OnePlus revealed its new flagship, the OnePlus 5, on 20 June. The next "flagship killer" has some stiff competition on its hands this year though, perhaps more so than ever, with Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ already out there, as well as LG's G6 and... >>

Help! The sun is shining! Why can't I see my smartphone screen?

Help! The sun is shining! Why can't I see my smartphone screen?

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The sun is shining, the sunglasses are out. You go to tweet that perfect sunny picture and … wait … you can't see a thing on your smartphone display!It's not necessarily the phone that's a fault, but it could be how it behaves with your expensive... >>

Apple HomeKit may soon support Nest smart home products

Apple HomeKit may soon support Nest smart home products

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You may eventually be able to control your Nest thermostat, smoke detector or security camera through Apple HomeKit following the company's recent comments to 9to5Mac. Apple HomeKit and Home app: What are they and how do they work? Apple HomeKit spec... >>

Apple HomeKit and Home app: What are they and how do they work?

Apple HomeKit and Home app: What are they and how do they work?

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Apple is trying to streamline home automation.In other words: Apple wants to make it easier for smart accessories - like Philips Hue lights, Wink lights, and other smart speakers, thermostats, detectors, plugs, blinds, locks, sensors, etc - to communicate,... >>