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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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New app to name and shame crappy wifi comes to Android

You know the feeling. You’re somewhere unfamiliar and you desperately need to upload that video or carry out some other bandwidth-intensive activity. But where to do it? After a long search, you find an oasis of wifi in the middle of a desert of no signal… and then… the wifi doesn’t work. Perhaps it says you’re connected even though nothing is loading, or …

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James O'MalleyNew app to name and shame crappy wifi comes to Android
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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
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Griffin update iTrip FM transmitter for Lightning Connector (iPhone 5S)

Accessory maker Griffin has announced a new iteration of its iTrip FM transmitter accessory for iPhone – which will be compatible with iPhone 5 and above. The iTrip Auto plugs in via the Lightning connector and is powered by the standard 12V car plug. It enables you to transmit your tunes over FM radio, so if you don’t have a …

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James O'MalleyGriffin update iTrip FM transmitter for Lightning Connector (iPhone 5S)
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New iPhone case turns your phone into a Swiss Army Knife

Earlier this week it was announced that airport security was being increased with extra checks on phones in particular. Is it a coincidence that this is the same week that Firebox has started selling the TaskOne G3 Pro iPhone Tool Case? (Answer: Probably) This isn’t your standard iPhone case. Weighing around 89g and adding only 5mm of extra bulk, the …

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James O'MalleyNew iPhone case turns your phone into a Swiss Army Knife