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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

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 Tuesday.

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James O'MalleyWATCH: Samsung adverts bashing iPhone 6
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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 product announcements. The crowd began …

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James O'MalleyForget the iWatch, this is the APPLE WATCH!
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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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WATCH: Ikea’s Apple parody

Fair play to Ikea – check out this advert for its new catalogue, which parodies the likes of Apple – showing off all of the new features “Notice something out… that’s right… no lag!”.

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James O'MalleyWATCH: Ikea’s Apple parody
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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