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iWatch shows up on the US Patent Office website

As if further proof was needed that Apple is planning a smartwatch, diagrams showing what the iWatch could look like have turned up at the US Patent Office. The designs show plans for a watch that tethers to another mobile device, and that will be packed with sensors – possibly including some in the strap. Exactly as we’re expecting the …

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James O'MalleyiWatch shows up on the US Patent Office website
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Rip-off Britain: UK shoppers pay more for technology

It’s something that people in the UK have always suspected, but now Which? has made it official – Britons pay far more for new technology products than consumers in the US. The consumer watchdog compared the prices, excluding tax, of 13 identical products ranging from televisions and games consoles to desktop applications and security software and found UK consumers pay more …

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Stuart O'ConnorRip-off Britain: UK shoppers pay more for technology
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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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Apple gets down to business and partners with IBM for boring corporate apps

So what’s the news? Apple has announced a new partnership with the company that perhaps best defines big-business, corporate, suit wearing, pie-chart mediocrity, IBM. According to the press release the deal will bring “a new class of more than 100 industry-specific enterprise solutions including native apps, developed exclusively from the ground up, for iPhone and iPad” and “unique IBM cloud …

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James O'MalleyApple gets down to business and partners with IBM for boring corporate apps
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5.5″ iPhone 6 pushed into 2015?

An Apple rumour a day keeps the confirmed facts at bay. Today’s iPhone 6 rumour du jour is suggestions that the larger 5.5″ iPhone 6 could have its release delayed until next year. As ever with iPhone 6 rumours, we remind you that none of this information is confirmed: Apple won’t even say if the iPhone 6 really exists yet. …

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James O'Malley5.5″ iPhone 6 pushed into 2015?
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iPhone location services are no threat to Chinese national security, says Apple

Apple has refuted Chinese claims that the location tracking features of its smartphone should be considered a threat to the country’s national security. The controversy blew up over the weekend when China’s state-owned television channel, CCTV, warned that location tracking tapped into sensitive location data and could even compromise state secrets. The report criticised the iPhone’s “Frequent Locations” function for …

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Stuart O'ConnoriPhone location services are no threat to Chinese national security, says Apple