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$100 Million Was The Cost Of Apple Giving Away U2’s Songs of Innocence

13/09/2014 |

A great PR stunt and a little bit of invasion to your iTunes collection, U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ could have been another disruptive move by Apple.  Beyonce dropped her Album onto iTunes and that also hit the top of the charts.
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Six models in a year: Samsung’s struggle to perfect the smartwatch

13/09/2014 |

Can you name them all? It’s been merely a year since Samsung revealed its first smartwatch to the tech press crowds in IFA, Berlin. Then, roughly six months later, the company switched software — and, ugh, gear — with three new wearable models, the Gear 2, the (possibly most forgotten) Gear Neo and the fitness-oriented Gear Fit wearable.
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iPhone 6 Available for ordering from Apple UK Website

12/09/2014 |

Despite my lack of enthusiasm for the new iPhone 6 I’ve still been up since 7 AM pressing refresh, waiting for the store to become live to place my order.
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Brydge+ iPad Keyboard. First Look Shake Test

11/09/2014 |

Anyone wondering just how well the Bryde Keyboard can grip your iPad? Here’s a quick video to show you just how much grip that thing has.
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Apple Live Event Stream Plagued With Playback Issues

09/09/2014 |

Getting the above picture. Then you aren’t alone. From synchronous language translators in the background to drop outs, this hasn’t been Apples slickest streaming moment.

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Full IPhone 6 Specs Leak…. sort of. Details Vague

09/09/2014 |

Tek websites around the world, yours excluded, have been posting and reposting alleged iPhone six specifications  were really taking much interest in the actual content itself.  This of course you leads to the usual outcries of yet another goal and uninspiring … Read More

WSJ: Curved OLED iWatch Wearable Wont Be Wearable Till 2015 & Tim Cook’s Lied To Us All

08/09/2014 |

According to a new Wall Street Journal report based on “sources familiar with the matter” Apple plans to include short-range wireless technology into its coming smart watch.  According to people familiar with the matter signaling that it sees a role for the device in digital payments but the Journal hears for the wearable is the inclusion of near field communications or NFC along with sensors to track and monitor health and fitness data.
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Did Barclays Bank Just Drop A Massive Hint About iPhone Payments

08/09/2014 |

Have Barclays Bank just dropped a hint about iOS 8 and the upcoming payment system rumoured to be a part of the new iPhone?  I got the following text message.

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3 Intelligent Apps to Plan your Life

08/09/2014 |

There’s an app for that – and that. These days, there’s an app for everything.   Some apps, however, are better than others; and some are definitely smarter than others. The smartest apps around are now taking the data you generate in your daily life and using it to anticipate where you’ll need to be – and what you’ll need to be doing there. They can even help you plan for it, so you’ll never have a crisis of organization again. Here are a few of our favourite apps designed to help you declutter your life.

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Because 2 iPhones Aren’t Enough. Prepare yourself for 2 iWatches…

06/09/2014 |

Not content with rumours of there being 2 sizes of iPhone, there’s now going to be 2 sizes of the iWatch, of which we have yet to see any decent leaks, according to “sources familiar with the matter”
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