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Apple will reveal the iPhone 6S (and maybe the Apple TV) tonight

Yes, it’s that time of year again. Mince pies are appearing on supermarket shelves, press releases have started using the term gifting season” and a new iPhone is about to be revealed. Apple will tonight hold a press conference at 6pm UK time in which it will reveal its latest …

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Apple is replacing the cameras on some iPhone 6 Plus handsets

Folk who bought an iPhone 6 Plus between September 2015 and January of this year might be eligible for a free rear camera replacement. Some handsets sold in the period have been found to contain a potentially faulty component in the camera, resulting in sometimes blurry photos. Those who reckon …

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Apple Watch ships next month

Apple has peeled back the curtain further on its new wearable the Apple Watch, announcing pre-orders and shipping start next month. The iDevice maker will offer small and large sizes of three different editions of the watch: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch and Apple Watch Edition, and each will need …

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4-inch iPhone 6 to be released next year, report claims

Apple will next release add a third, smaller variant of its iPhone 6 to its product roster, a report has claimed. PC Pro reports that supply chain sources” have told Taiwanese media that the model is likely to be called the iPhone 6S or 6 Mini, and accompanies rumours that …

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Apple mandates 64-bit support for apps from February

iOS developers will soon have to ensure that their apps are 64-bit compatible so as to make the most out of Apple’s latest hardware. This is because of the inclusion of the A8 chip in both the iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2, TechSpot reports. App submissions that don’t offer …

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Bono apologises for free iTunes album download

U2 frontman Bono has apologised for the band’s deal with Apple to send its latest album straight it iTunes users’ devices, whether they wanted it or not. The apology came during aFacebook Q&A session, where one listener wrote: Can you please never release an album on iTunes that automatically downloads …

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Apple ups iPhone 6 Plus manufacturing due to stronger than expected demand

The ratio of iPhone 6 Plus to iPhone 6 manufacturing has been shifted in favour of the former, a report claims. Digitimes says that Apple has enjoyed greater than expected demand for its super-sized iPhone and has a result shifted some of the resource previously dedicated to the iPhone 6 …

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iOS 8.0.2 fixes mobile reception and Touch ID bug

Apple has released a new iPhone firmware update that addresses the bugs introduced in its first revision. The 8.0.1 update released earlier this week caused significant problems with mobile reception and Touch ID, forcing some users to fiddle with a workaround to revert their handsets back to 8.0. The now …

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Apple says only nine iPhone 6 Plus owners have complained of bent handsets

Incidents of iPhone 6 Plus handsets being bent in normal use are extremely rare”, Apple has said. Addressing the #Bendgate controversy for the first time, Apple insists that it took several steps to prevent handset bending during the design of the device, including the use of steel and titanium inserts …

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Email gaffe tells customers Phones4u won’t refund iPhone 6 purchases

Phones4u has told customers who have already put money down toward an iPhone 6 that they won’t be receiving a refund. The company went into administration earlier this month and has now gone back on a previous promise to refund the 136 people who had pre-ordered one of Apple’s new …

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