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How close is Apple to eliminating the wallet? Can you really leave it at home with the iPhone 6?

When Apple CEO Tim Cook announced Apple Pay last month, he mentioned that it was his intention to eliminate the need to carry a wallet. But how close are Apple to freeing up our pockets? I've been going through my wallet to figure out what Apple needs to digitise next. …

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James O'MalleyHow close is Apple to eliminating the wallet? Can you really leave it at home with the iPhone 6?
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5 reasons guinea pigs are better than the iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 has been out for almost a month now and yet some people remain unconvinced that the new gadget is really the best thing ever. In fact - some superior products go back tens of thousands of years. Here's five reasons why the guinea pig is better than the iPhone 6.…

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11 iPhone 6 / iOS8 apps that are better alternatives to the Apple built-in apps

The iPhone 6 comes pre-loaded with a bunch of Apple's apps that you can't get rid of. Perhaps inevitably, every iPhone user ends up with a "redundant apps" folder somewhere on their phone - so to expedite that process here's our pick of apps that do it better than the Apple original. …

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James O'Malley11 iPhone 6 / iOS8 apps that are better alternatives to the Apple built-in apps
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The first 10 apps to download on your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus

Finally! Your iPhone 6 is in your hands, its all ready to go... umm, now what? Time to head to the app store. Here's the ten apps you should download first. Google Maps Sorry Apple Maps, a shiny new phone doesn't make you any less crappy. So don't muck around,…

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James O'MalleyThe first 10 apps to download on your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus
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Meet the world’s most expensive iPhone 6

Do you think £620 is too much to pay for the new iPhone 6? Well then, how about £1.7 million? Apple commissioned luxury designer Alexander Amosu, who previously created a diamond-clad iPhone 2, to make a "blinged-up" version of the company's new-release handset from solid 18 carat gold. So, £1.7m ($2.7m) ... that's about what…

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Stuart O'ConnorMeet the world’s most expensive iPhone 6
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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…

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Chris PriceApple iPhone 6 pre-orders hit 4m – many to wait until October for new models
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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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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?