New Apple Patent shows a Joystick home button for iPhones

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Patents. They’re cool to look at, but many never see the light of day. We’ve taken a look at some wacky patents in the past, but a new one from Apple is by far one of the more interesting ones we’ve seen. It doesn’t involve an iris scanner, but it’s an addition that would thrill gamers.

iPhone 7 rumored to come with a dual-camera and 3D pressure sensor

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The iPhone 6 has performed like Apple had hoped, and it’s safe to say that a lot of consumers have taken to the larger iPhone. We’re still a long ways off from the iPhone 7, but an interesting rumor hit the net today that says the iPhone 7 specs will bring something unique to the table. Get that saltshaker ready…

Smuggler busted with 94 iPhone’s found strapped to his body

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We may gripe when an overpriced handset arrives, but in China it’s a little more extreme. It isn’t uncommon for smugglers to operate in China along with every other country on the planet, and tech is always a hot item. That said, it’s not every day you hear about a man getting arrested for smuggling in 94 iPhones… strapped to his body.

Apple offers return policy for digital items purchased in the EU

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If you own an Apple device and purchase your content from the iPhone or iPad maker, you’ll be happy to find out that the Cupertino-based company has recently changed its Terms and Conditions in order to allow you to get a refund. This is valid if you live in an EU country like the UK, […]

12.2-inch iPad schematics allegedly leaked, details emerge

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We’ve been hearing a lot of rumors regarding a larger Apple tablet, but so far, that’s all there was to it. The chatter often referred to a 12.9-inch slate which would be placed above the iPad Air (or, more recently, the iPad Air 2) in Apple’s tablet portfolio for whenever it gets announced. We expected […]

Apple iPhone 5c to be discontinued next year

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When the iPhone 5S came out last year, it was basically the upgraded version of the iPhone 5. The iPhone 5 continued to live though, but Apple has made it available in a plastic shell, instead of the aluminium one used on the 5 (and on the newly released 5S); this became the iPhone 5C, […]

Global tablet growth slows down as iPad sales decline

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The tablet market has been constantly growing in the past couple of years, as tablets from different manufacturers and running different operating systems have evolved. Those who already have a smartphone are more likely to purchase a tablet (one that probably runs the same OS as the phone itself) than to buy a laptop computer, […]

Apple’s RED App campaign brings Ida’s RED Dream to Monument Valley

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As we mentioned this morning, December 1st is World AIDS Day, and Apple is doing their part with their RED app promotion on iTunes. A slew of games are getting Product RED updates, and one of our favorites is in on the action. Monument Valley is part of the RED app promo, and along with it comes the Ida’s RED Dream stage.

Nexus 9 vs iPad Air 2 face-off in this video

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Google’s Android or Apple’s iOS? What should you choose? This is a question which is very often asked by future smartphone and tablet owners. Well, if operating systems are you sole concern, then this decision might be easy for you to take. Maybe you have an Android phone, or an iPhone, so an Android tablet, […]

iPhone 6 allegedly outsells the iPhone 6 Plus three-to-one

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Apple has finally decided to increase the screen size of the iPhone, and, this year, both the iPhone 6, as well as its even bigger sibling, the iPhone 6 Plus, are bigger than anything Apple has done before (and we’re referring to phones, not tablets). The trend on the market, fuelled mostly by Android manufacturers, […]