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Want to break the new iPhone 6 display panel? You’ll need a car

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The epic boasts about the lauded strength of the iPhone 6′s screen just keep coming in.

Video footage of stress tests conducted on the sapphire coated display shows that Apple’s next flagship will surely have a stalwart screen. Read more »

Analyst: Apple’s iWatch to enter mass production in November

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Apple’s alleged smartwatch will enter mass production in November, according to the popular analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. It has to be noted that Ming has provided relatively accurate information on the future Apple products in the past and his track record is almost impeccable.

The KGI Securities analyst has also made a speculation on what the upcoming ‘iWatch’ may feature. Read more »

iTunes Extras coming to iOS 8 in the fall

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Have you been enjoying iTunes Extras on your Mac? For a while now, the feature has been an exclusively desktop affair.

Well now, Apple has made the content available on Apple TV, and plans to bring it to iOS 8 in the fall. Read more »

Minecraft Pocket Edition for iOS receives huge update

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Minecraft Pocket Edition, the iOS interpretation of the famous PC game, has now received what the developer is calling its biggest update ever.

The latest version comes with new features that have been seen in the original computer game. We’re talking about such things as infinite worlds, improved caves and wolves, as well as new items and blocks. Read more »

Adidas Fit Smart is not meant to be a FuelBand competitor

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When Adidas announced that it would be making it’s own fitness tracking wearable, everyone assumed that it would be a device that would rival Nike’s FuelBand.

However, Adidas Director of Product Creation, Simon Drabble says that the Fit Smart is more for training and fitness, and is not a lifestyle tracker, as the FuelBand is. Read more »

Skype 5.2 for iPhone once again lets you send and receive voice messages

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A new update to the Skype app for iPhone has been released today, and it brings back a feature that’s been missing for about a month.

Ever since the grand Skype 5.0 redesign debuted on the iPhone in June, support for voice messaging has been missing. Not anymore, though, since Skype 5.2 for iPhone brings that back. Read more »

Mobile device shipments to exceed 2.4 billion in 2014 – tablets almost reach PCs

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This year will see another big rise among smart devices shipped to retailers and sold to customers – by its end more than 2.43 billion units will have left the manufacturing facilities which compares nicely to to 2013′s 2.34 billion.

The numbers come from Gartner which breaks them down by traditional PCs, ultrabooks and premium laptops, tablets and mobile phones. Interestingly the PC market will account for 308 million devices with tablets closing in at 256 million. Gartner’s projection for 2015 is that tablets will overtake PCs with roughly 4 million more shipments. Read more »

South Korea’s FTC forces Apple and Google to allow refunds for paid apps

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South Korean’s Fair Trade Commission has ordered Apple and Google to establish proper and user-friendly refund policies for the AppStore and the Play Store. This decision will probably impact many other regions as well.

The only way to get your money back from an AppStore purchase was through contacting Apple directly and opening a case. Google on the other hand allows you a full refund for an app within 15 minutes of purchase, but after that contacting Google through the proper channels is the only way. Read more »

Foxconn to bring in 10,000 robots as iPhone 6 production ramps up

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Foxconn, Apple’s primary Chinese manufacturer for its iPhone smartphones , is allegedly incorporating some 10,000 robots into its assembly line process in anticipation of heightened iPhone 6 production.

Foxconn is still currently in the final testing stages of the robots, which are each expected to produce 30,000 smartphones. Read more »

Angry Birds Seasons ‘South HAMerica’ update review

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South HAMerica is the latest update to Rovio’s Angry Birds Seasons game, which is updated every now and then for a festival or season specific level pack. The South HAMerica update is odd, in that it doesn’t directly relate to any season or festival, and other than some vague reference to the football matches being held in Brazil isn’t as topical as the previous updates.

As usual, you get a pack of couple dozen levels. We haven’t played the regular Angry Birds in a while so we decided to give this a try. Read more »

iOS 7.1.2 has a bug in Calendar that shows wrong holidays in some regions

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The latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system comes with a pretty odd bug. It turns out that for some regions, the Calendar app shows the wrong holidays.

What actually happens is that the holidays from other regions are shown instead of the ones adequate for what your location is set to. Read more »

Beast Sensor is a real-time wearable that monitors your weight-lifting

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Most fitness sensors only really excel at running and cardiovascular tracking, but what if you want to get swole by lifting weights? Most trackers are useless when it comes to tracking your pursuit of jakked-dom.

Cue the Beast sensor: a new fitness tracking wearable that’ll let you know when you’re losing form while it also measures the efficacy of your lifts. Read more »

Another Apple iPad Air 2 dummy leaks

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Another day another leak – an iPad Air 2 one in particular. We’re dealing with a dummy once again and it looks like we’ve seen this one already.

This time however the leaksters have been considerate enough to picture the dummy iPad Air 2 next to the current version like in that video we saw a recently. Read more »

If you use an iPhone, Samsung thinks you are a wall-hugger

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Well that is, according to its latest commercial. No, Samsung doesn’t think that iPhone users have an irrational love for walls.

The advertisement refers to phone users who are constantly plugged into a charger due to their device’s insufficient battery capacity. Read more »

Angry Birds Seasons goes to South HAMerica with latest update

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It was apparently time for Angry Birds Seasons to get yet another update. This time, Rovio added 24 new levels to its insanely popular game. These take you on a trip to South HAMerica, where your mission is, as always, to stop those pesky pigs.

There are even three bonus levels inside, and everything is packed with relics, artifacts, ancient statues, and rope bridges – all making for a pretty exotic twist to the game. Read more »