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Apple iPhone 6 pre-orders hit 4m – many to wait until October for new models

It’s good news for Apple. Not such great news if you are hoping to get your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus any day soon. Apple said today it hit a record in first-day preorders for its new phones, reaching over four million pre-orders in the first 24 hours. But the Californian based company also confirmed on Monday that demand for …

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Chris PriceApple iPhone 6 pre-orders hit 4m – many to wait until October for new models
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iPhone is the most-stolen handset in Britain

As the Apple fans gear up for the excitement of the launch of the new iPhone, we get the news that their beloved handset is the most-stolen mobile phone in the UK. And statistics published by the Home Office show that the previous four models of the device are the most likely to be targeted by thieves. The Mobile Phone …

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Reversable USB on the iPhone 6 lightning cable?

Good news for… well, humanity really. According to well known leaker Sonny Dickson the next iteration of Apple’s Lightning Connector will feature a reversible USB plug, at long last putting an end to that annoying thing where you have to try to plug the USB in three times before it will work. Reversible USB port on the new Lightning cables! …

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James O'MalleyReversable USB on the iPhone 6 lightning cable?
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Asking Siri about advice after a murder is not a good idea

Pedro Bravo is currently on trial in Florida for allegedly kidnapping and strangling a friend in 2012. Whilst the outcome isn’t yet decided (Bravo denies it, and the trial continues), Sky News is reporting on the story for a very different reason: After allegedly committing the crime, Bravo allegedly asked Siri to recommend the best places to hide the body: …

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James O'MalleyAsking Siri about advice after a murder is not a good idea
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Apple Stores now have iPhone 5S screen repair service

Is your iPhone 5S screen cracked or broken? Now you don’t need to ship the phone off to Apple to get it fixed, which can take up to a week. The company started offering a screen repair service for its current flagship phone last week in its US and Canada stores, but has now rolled it out to its European …

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Stuart O'ConnorApple Stores now have iPhone 5S screen repair service
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Is this the iPhone 6 final assembly?

Another week, another batch of rumours and leaks about Apple’s upcoming iPhone 6. First up, we have a report from Slashgear with images allegedly showing the final screen¬† assembly of the phone. Slashgear says: “The pics are of the oft-rumored and widely anticipated iPhone 6 with a 4.7-inch screen. The display is affixed to the front fascia, which is consistent …

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Stuart O'ConnorIs this the iPhone 6 final assembly?
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Wikipedia gets a native iOS app

Good news for pedants – Wikipedia has finally got a native iOS app. It even lets you edit pages on the go. Now next time you get into an argument in the pub, you can simply tap open the app and if it turns out you’re wrong – you can edit the page to make it appear that you’re correct. …

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James O'MalleyWikipedia gets a native iOS app
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iPhone 6 to feature light-up Apple logo to alert for incoming texts?

The iPhone 6 could feature an Apple logo that will light up when you have unread text messages and emails, it has emerged. For your iPhone 6 rumour du jour we today turn to Uswitch, which has worked with reliable leaker Sonny Dickson to uncover what it claims is an iPhone 6 rear panel. What appears to be new is …

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James O'MalleyiPhone 6 to feature light-up Apple logo to alert for incoming texts?
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Did iPhone 6 production start this week?

Good news for people waiting for an iPhone 6: your rumour-du-jour is that production of the new handsets in China should apparently have started this week. According to Reuters, factories were due to begin cranking out iPhones in the “third week of July” – which is now. Perhaps in line with the earlier rumours about the larger 5.5″ iPhone 6 …

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James O'MalleyDid iPhone 6 production start this week?