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Apple Watch delayed for February in limited quantity

Apple Watch delayed for February in limited quantity

06 October, 2014 | comments (32)

At its announcement event back in September, Apple announced that the Watch will be available early 2015, but Rosenblatt Securities analyst Brian Blair believes the company is having production issues. As a result, the Apple Watch won't go into mass...

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iPhone 6 popularity skyrockets, iOS 8 adoption is sluggish

iPhone 6 popularity skyrockets, iOS 8 adoption is sluggish

06 October, 2014 | comments (154)

How bad were the issues with iOS 8.0.1? Perhaps as bad as the iOS 5 rollout, when many people downloaded the hefty 800MB update only to find out it won't install (failing with an unhelpful "error 3200"). And they had to use an updated iTunes to make...

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Apple iPhone 6 will arrive in India on October 17

Apple iPhone 6 will arrive in India on October 17

05 October, 2014 | comments (64)

Sales of Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will kick off in India on October 17. Pre-orders of the duo of smartphones will begin this coming Tuesday, on October 7. Official pricing of the smartphones is yet to be revealed. Apple’s official...

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Apple brings iAd to nine more European countries

Apple brings iAd to nine more European countries

04 October, 2014 | comments (27)

Apple has updated the list of countries with iAd availability with nine new additions. The service is now available in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, and Sweden. This brings the total number of countries...

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Kantar: Windows Phone gains traction in Europe at iOS expense

Kantar: Windows Phone gains traction in Europe at iOS expense

02 October, 2014 | comments (42)

The latest mobile operating system usage data from Kantar Worldpanel is out and the numbers show that Windows Phone is enjoying a slight rise in its market share in Europe. Year-on-year, Microsoft's mobile OS gained 0.7 percent points for the...


iOS 8.1 to launch on October 20 with Apple Pay

iOS 8.1 to launch on October 20 with Apple Pay

02 October, 2014 | comments (40)

Apple has already started seeding iOS 8.1 beta to developers, but now we get an idea when regular users will be getting to try it. The latest version of iOS will come with Apple Pay and will reportedly be ready for prime time on October...

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Two million iPhone 6 reservations placed in the first 6 hours in China

Two million iPhone 6 reservations placed in the first 6 hours in China

02 October, 2014 | comments (43)

Apple has officially announced the pricing and availability for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus just two days ago. The smartphone duo will kick off on October 17, while the online pre-orders start a week earlier - on October 10. Apple Retail pickups...

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Apple iOS 8 found to cause Bluetooth connectivity issues

Apple iOS 8 found to cause Bluetooth connectivity issues

01 October, 2014 | comments (110)

It appears that Apple is yet to catch a break from iOS 8-related troubles. According to a new report, Bluetooth connectivity issues plague the Cupertino giant’s mobile OS. The issue affects devices with iOS 8.0.2 as well. Users of iPhone 6...

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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales kicks off in China on October 17

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales kicks off in China on October 17

30 September, 2014 | comments (9)

The Chinese regulator approved the iPhone 6 for sale in the country just a few hours ago and Apple has rushed to announce the new generation iPhones' pricing and availability. Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will become officially available...

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Chinese regulator approves iPhone 6 for sale in the country

Chinese regulator approves iPhone 6 for sale in the country

29 September, 2014 | comments (18)

Apple can now officially sell iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China. The Cupertino giant received a license that allows the duo of smartphones to be used on the country’s networks. The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology...

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Apple is already working on iOS 8.1, 8.2, and 8.3

Apple is already working on iOS 8.1, 8.2, and 8.3

29 September, 2014 | comments (41)

Apple has gotten us used to one big iOS release per year, followed by a ".1" update a few months later. The big one is tied to the company's new mobile device launches - like, for example, iOS 8 debuted this year alongside the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6...

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iPhone 6 sales in China tipped to begin on October 10

iPhone 6 sales in China tipped to begin on October 10

28 September, 2014 | comments (41)

According to a new report, Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus might go on sale in China on October 10. The devices’ launch in the vital consumer market is yet be officially confirmed. The October 10 sales launch was allegedly revealed in an...

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Apple iOS 8.0.2 is now seeding to devices worldwide

Apple iOS 8.0.2 is now seeding to devices worldwide

25 September, 2014 | comments (101)

Slightly over 24 hours after the ill-fated iOS 8.0.1 update, Apple is seeding iOS 8.0.2 to compatible devices worldwide. As expected, the latest iOS build fixes the issues caused by its predecessor. In addition to providing remedy for the...

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Apple iPhone 6 official sales kick off in a number of countries

Apple iPhone 6 official sales kick off in a number of countries

25 September, 2014 | comments (46)

Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus officially hit the shelves in over twenty new markets. Cupertino’s duo of smartphones was initially available in the United States, UK, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, and...

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Apple officially responds to the iPhone 6 bending controversy

Apple officially responds to the iPhone 6 bending controversy

25 September, 2014 | comments (276)

Apple finally broke its silence about the iPhone 6 Plus bending controversy that took over the tech world over the past couple of days. The Cupertino giant told Re/code that the problem is “extremely rare.” Despite all the noise surrounding...

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Apple iPad Pro rumored to come with Apple A8X chipset

Apple iPad Pro rumored to come with Apple A8X chipset

25 September, 2014 | comments (54)

A report from Taiwan suggests that Apple's long-rumored iPad Pro with a 12.9" display will be powered by an A8X chip. It'll be slightly more powerful than the current A8 chipset residing in the iPhone 6 duet and will also carry 2GB of...

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Apple apologizes for iOS 8.0.1 issue, offers a temporary solution

Apple apologizes for iOS 8.0.1 issue, offers a temporary solution

25 September, 2014 | comments (101)

Yesterday's iOS 8.0.1 update didn't quite go as planned. Although it featured some important bug fixes, including a fix for HealthKit, the update broke cellular and Touch ID functionality on the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Apple became quickly...

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Apple released and quickly pulled out iOS 8.0.1 firmware update

Apple released and quickly pulled out iOS 8.0.1 firmware update

24 September, 2014 | comments (105)

Apple released and quickly pulled out iOS 8.0.1 firmware update. The reasons for the sudden halt of the update process were iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus reception and Touch ID issues, caused by the latest OS build. Apple iOS 8.0.1 was...

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Apple iPhone 6 has a more secure TouchID than iPhone 5s

Apple iPhone 6 has a more secure TouchID than iPhone 5s

24 September, 2014 | comments (56)

Tech security blog Lookout's Marc Rogers has hacked the Apple iPhone 6's TouchID fingerprint scanner using a stolen print (his own), cyanocrylate (super glue) and fingerprint tape and has an interesting tale of the event. The same Marc Rogers...

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Teardown analysis reveals iPhone 6 production costs

Teardown analysis reveals iPhone 6 production costs

23 September, 2014 | comments (65)

Hot on the heels of last week’s iFixit treatment, Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus became subject of a more detailed teardown analysis. Performed by the research firm HIS, the breakdown reveals estimates about the smartphones’ production costs, as...

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