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iPhone 6 pre-orders begin

There's a palpable sense of excitement in the air this morning as pre-orders for the iPhone 6 begin. The new phone and its 6 Plus variant is available, well, pretty much everywhere: O2, Vodafone, EE, Carphone Warehouse, Phones4U and Three are all offering the phone in the UK. It's clearly a big event: at the…

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WATCH: Samsung adverts bashing iPhone 6

Its always fun when tech heavyweights make fun of each other - and this series of adverts by Samsung is no different. Promoting the recently announced Note 4, the two actors try to point out that on many features, Samsung got there first. It even makes fun of the terrible live stream we experienced on…

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James O'MalleyWATCH: Samsung adverts bashing iPhone 6
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iPhone 5S and 5C get a £100 price cut

In unsurprising news, the older iPhone models have received a price cut, following last night's iPhone 6 / 6 Plus announcement. As our sister website ShinyShiny reports... "You can now get your hands on an unlocked iPhone 5S or 5C for £100 less than you would have paid if you bought one this time yesterday.…

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James O'MalleyiPhone 5S and 5C get a £100 price cut
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Is Bono the Gavrilo Princip of a new era of corporate control and digital oppression?

At the flick of a switch last night, Apple distributed U2's latest album to over 500m iTunes customers. And without us asking, the very worst example of corporate dad-rock began to appear on all of our phones, tablets and computers. Whilst in a just world, the act of inflicting Bono on an already suffering world…

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James O'MalleyIs Bono the Gavrilo Princip of a new era of corporate control and digital oppression?
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It doesn’t matter if Android got there first: It is because Apple has done something that makes it significant

Following last night's iPhone 6 announcement, there has predictably been a reaction from many of "But Android was doing that years ago!". And to be fair, this claim sounds pretty plausible: NFC has been a staple feature of many Android phones for years - and smartwatches have been around for over a year now, before…

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James O'MalleyIt doesn’t matter if Android got there first: It is because Apple has done something that makes it significant
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Apple kills off the iPod Classic

As all the celebrating and frothing at the mouth was taking place last night as Apple announced iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Watch, nary a tear was shed as the tech giant quietly put the iPod Classic to death. Yes, the device that was launched 13 years ago – in October of 2001 – with its revolutionary…

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Could Apple Pay revolutionise payments?

We've had NFC wireless payments for a few years now, but could Apple have just made the technology actually viable? The rumours were true - Apple has come up with a payment system. With iOS8 and the iPhone 6, you'll be able to save your credit cards to your iOS Passbook, and pay for stuff…

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James O'MalleyCould Apple Pay revolutionise payments?
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Forget the iWatch, this is the APPLE WATCH!

"Orbiting this at a distance of roughly ninety-eight million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue-green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea." -Douglas Adams "Just one more thing...", said Tim Cook knowing that this phrase has before preceded other major new…

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James O'MalleyForget the iWatch, this is the APPLE WATCH!
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Say hello to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Finally! After a year of rumours Apple has officially announced the iPhone 6 - and essentially, all of the rumours were spot on. The phone will come in two models, as predicted: The standard 4.7" version, and the 'phablet' 5.5" version, which will be known as the iPhone 6 Plus. Looks-wise, the leaks were again…

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James O'MalleySay hello to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus