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iPhone 5 ‘Error 53’ Could Brick Your iPhone 6

Error 53 happens when you have a problem with the Touch ID. If oyu spill liquid in to the recess of the switch or it develops a fault, error 53 is caused by a faulty home button or Touch Id sensor. I know because I’ve had this problem myself leaving me with a £250 bill to repair the phone. Only it’s not a repair I got a new phone.

Thats not stopped the Guardian taking up arms against Apple however.

Technology Research Company Gartner Suddenly Realises Smart Watches Are A Thing.

Hey guess what Gartner’s heard about smart watches, have you? CNET has the market tracker and predictor saying that Apple watches been popularizing wearables as a lifestyle trend. All hail the marketing might of Cupertino. By Gartner’s reckoning smart watch sales came in at roughly 30 million units last year this year the firm expects smart watch sales of 50 million units rolling in the unit sales in 2017 of 66.7 million. Mevenue for the segment is projected at 11 1/2 billion dollars this year climbing up to 17.5 billion by 2019 according to the firm. Like the old days of smart phones versus feature phones, all smart watches will rake in more money per unit. The bigger pile of money today will be made by connected trackers. Adding in activity trackers and similar devices money made in wearables rises from $11.5 billion mentioned earlier to $28.7 billion this year according to Gartner. That sounds like we more feature wearables than Smart watches though Gartner predicts Smart watches will went out…