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iPhone 6 Plus dispatch delayed?

It looks like Apple already can't keep up with demand: Pre-ordering an iPhone 6 Plus from the Apple website pushes the dispatch date back beyond the September 19th release date. According to Phone Reviews a dispatch date of "3-4 weeks" is now being reported for certain configurations of the phone, including the 64GB version in…

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James O'MalleyiPhone 6 Plus dispatch delayed?
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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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James O'MalleyiPhone 6 pre-orders begin
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GiffGaff UK drops its Unlimited mobile broadband data plan

Mobile service provider GiffGaff is removing the “Unlimited Internet” component of two of its top monthly SIM-only plans, according to ISPreview. The site reports that from September 24, the allowance will be replaced by a capped quota of just a few gigabytes and a new traffic management change will drop some speeds to just 300Kbps…

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Stuart O'ConnorGiffGaff UK drops its Unlimited mobile broadband data plan
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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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Snapchat finally settles ownership dispute

Messaging service SnapChat has privately settled a long-running lawsuit with co-founder Frank Reginald Brown, who had accused chief executive Evan Spiegel and chief technology officer Bobby Murphy of unfairly removing him from the company. Brown – who is better known as Reggie – had said that he had come up with the original idea of images…

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Stuart O'ConnorSnapchat finally settles ownership dispute
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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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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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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…

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Stuart O'ConnoriPhone is the most-stolen handset in Britain