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Apple announces September 9 event – iPhone 6 and iWatch on the way?

Apple will hold its highly-anticipated iPhone 6 launch event on September 9 at the Flint Centre for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, California, the company has announced. The invitations, sent to the world’s technology press on Thursday, features a close-up image of the top of the Apple logo and the tagline: “Wish we could say more.” As has been rumoured …

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Stuart O'ConnorApple announces September 9 event – iPhone 6 and iWatch on the way?
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Tom Hanks’ free iPad typewriter app hits no.1 on App Store

Remember that classic scene in the film Big — the film that really launched Tom Hanks’ big-screen career — in which he plays Chopsticks by dancing on the giant piano keys? Well, now keys of another kind have also proved a big success for the Oscar-winning actor. His manual typewriter simulator app for the iPad — called Hanx Writer — launched last …

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Stuart O'ConnorTom Hanks’ free iPad typewriter app hits no.1 on App Store
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Is Apple planning a TouchID accessory for Macs and older iPads?

Everyone is expecting the iPhone 6 and next iPads to have built in TouchID fingerprint recognition – but could Apple be thinking even bigger than that? According to Patently Apple, which spends its time digging around documents filed to the patent office, Apple could be working on TouchID accessories for other devices too. There’s talk in the document about a …

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James O'MalleyIs Apple planning a TouchID accessory for Macs and older iPads?
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iPhone scam sees staff ‘steal $500,000′

An alleged iPhone scam has led to the arrest of seven Apple Store staff in Florida. The seven staff members have been accused of helping criminals steal more than $500,000 (£299,500) from the company by replacing stolen devices. According to The Register, the plot involved thieves bringing stolen iPhones to the store where the staff would then exchange them for …

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Stuart O'ConnoriPhone scam sees staff ‘steal $500,000′
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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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Rumours abound of next-gen iPad Air with anti-reflective coating

Some good news for those of you who are tired of all the iPhone 6 rumours – today we bring you rumours of the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3. Reports abound that ahead of an expected special event in September, Apple suppliers are supposedly ramping up the manufacturing of both the 9.7-inch iPad Air 2 and 7.9-inch iPad …

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Stuart O'ConnorRumours abound of next-gen iPad Air with anti-reflective coating
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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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Former Apple employee Sam Sung sells uniform on eBay

We all know that tech giants Apple and Samsung are not exactly the best of friends – but did you know that a man named Sam Sung used to work for Apple? The former Apple staffer has now decided to sell his business cards and uniform on eBay for charity. Sung, a former specialist at Apple stores in Canada, will donate …

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Stuart O'ConnorFormer Apple employee Sam Sung sells uniform on eBay
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Shazam brings music ID powers to Mac

Shazam is bringing its media identification software to the desktop with an app for the Mac. Previously only available on smartphones, Shazam is now available for free in Apple’s Mac App Store. As with the Android or iOS version, Shazam for Mac identifies songs playing in the background of your home, office, coffee shop, or anywhere else you have your …

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Stuart O'ConnorShazam brings music ID powers to Mac
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Apple refreshes MacBook Pro with Retina display line, improved processors and more RAM

As rumoured yesterday,  Apple has unveiled an upgrade to the Retina MacBook Pro lineup. The entry-level 13-inch model now comes with a 2.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor – previously it was a 2.4GHz chip – with 8GB of RAM as standard. The top-tier 13-inch model comes with a 2.8GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, and also has 8GB of …

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Stuart O'ConnorApple refreshes MacBook Pro with Retina display line, improved processors and more RAM