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CurrentC, Apple Pay Competitor, Already Hacked


MCX’s own CurrentC, a planned competitor to Apple’s Apple Pay NFC solution for the iPhone 6 has already been hacked, which puts its security into question.


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Apple Discontinued the iPod Classic Because of Difficulty Sourcing Parts


Tim Cook says redesigning the iconic player was a no-go because of lack of demand.


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Anatomy of a Deal: What Went Wrong Between Apple and GT Advanced Technologies


The sapphire screen of the iPhone 6 was a no-show because its supplier couldn’t deliver at the eleventh hour. But was the deal Apple had with GT Advanced Technologies set up to see the company fail?


Apple, Companies, VR World

China Goes to War With Apple’s iCloud


As Apple launches the iPhone in China, state-back hackers launch a man-in-the-middle attack against iCloud.


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Apple's Jony Ive Calls Other Phones 'Big and Clunky'

Jony Ive

In a conversation with Apple’s (NASDAQ: APPL) Senior Vice President of Design, Jony Ive, Vanity Fair’s Graydon Carter sat down and talked to Ive about the company’s latest products and even their competitors. Ive brought up an interesting point when they were talking about how the iPhone’s design had moved from having curved edges, to sharp edges and then back to curved again. Then, Ive started to talk about the iPhone and numerous prototypes that they had made, including ones with large screens. You can listen right here. Ive calls competitors’ phones ‘big and clunky’ and says that many of their competitors’ devices are in fact big


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Apple Crushes Q3 2014 Earnings, Posts $8.5 Billlion Profit

Apple Net Neutrality

Apple reported their earnings for the third quarter of 2014 today and reported $8.5 billion in profit on a sizable $42.1 billion in revenue.


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Apple Unveils Retina iMac, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3


Apple gives the iMac a big resolution increase, while making its iPads thinner and faster.


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Hugo Barra: Xiaomi Doesn’t Steal


As Xiaomi prepares to launch its biggest phone of the year, its superstar vice president comes out swinging at allegations from Apple of design theft.


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AT&T Might Owe You a Refund for Cramming

AT&T Logo Cramming

AT&T just paid a $105 million fine to the FTC to settle a cramming lawsuit where the company charged its customers bogus charges on their bills


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For iPhone 6 Resellers in Hong Kong, Business Has Never Been Better


Times are good for those selling iPhone 6s on the streets of Hong Kong, but how long will it last?


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GT Advanced Technologies Bankruptcy Crashes Stock 90%

GTAT GT Advanced Technologies

GT Advanced Technologies shares dipped 90% after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection due to a multitude of unknown factors, which may include the loss or non-existence of an Apple sapphire display contract.


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Anker 5-port 40w 8a Family Sized USB Charger Reviewed

Anker 5 port usb charger-6

Anker aims to help cut down your power adapter clutter with its 40W (8A) 5-port family sized USB charger with PowerIQ™.


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iPhone Trade-in Statistics After iPhone 6 Launch

EcoATM has recently published numbers about trade-ins for smartphones after the launch of the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, showing what’s being upgraded


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Apple: Less Than a Dozen People Have Complained About Bending iPhone 6 Plus


Apple claims that bending iPhone 6 Plus units are not as common as the press would have you believe.


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The iPhone 6 is a $200 Phone


Apple (NASDAQ: APPL) has historically had very high profit margins with its iPhone series of devices. According to a teardown analysis by industry consultancy IHS, this is no different with the iPhone 6. According to a bill of materials report by IHS, the entire cost of all the internal components 16GB iPhone 6 equal $196.10. IHS estimates that the manufacturing cost per-phone is $4.50, which makes the iPhone 6 come in at $200.10.  For the iPhone 6 Plus, with its phablet-sized screen, the bill of materials rises slightly to $211.60 which brings it to $215.60 when the manufacturing cost is included. The cost of the


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Japanese School to Provide iPad Mini to Students


Tablet implementation on schools is certainly not a new concept. However, it is always fascinating to see its implementation, as it shows the tablet’s significant impact on education in developed countries worldwide. Japan is no different, and soon, another school in this country is about to distribute tablets to students in the name of education. Starting September 26, the Asahikawa Fuji Girls High School in Hokkaido prefecture will be distributing iPad mini units to its first and second year senior high school students. This is part of the school’s curriculum shift to include updated electronic mobile devices and computers. Each student will be provided with


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iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 Prices in Different Countries

iPhone 6 Camera

Ever wonder what people in other countries are paying for their shiny new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 pluses? Well, we’ve decided to look into the current Apple  listed prices for officially launched (or about to launch) countries in Europe, Asia and North America. Last time we looked at iPhone prices was with the iPhone 5S and by that point there were already dozens of countries launched. So, this time it was decided to start from the beginning and to continue to follow the market as it moves forward. There have already been reports of iPhones selling for over $1,500 in some markets, but the majority of those


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The Sad State of Apple's iPhone Launch Lines


A recently made documentary about Apple’s own iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launches details the kinds of conditions that people endure to stay in iPhone launch lines in order to secure day one iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 pluses from the Apple store. This problem has only gotten worse as Apple’s products continue to gain more fans and increase in popularity. It used to be that people would wait in line all morning or all night in order to get an iPhone, but because of the sheer amount of people and Apple’s own desire to create  fanfare, they’ve aggravated this problem. Sure, there are plenty


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AirVR Gives Your iPad VR Functionality


Apple is now officially joining the VR revolution. Well, sort of. In our current world of HD, VR is now all the hype and it’s clear that the tech market is headed that way. However, access to this wonderful technology is still awfully limited, but thankfully this Kickstarter project will make VR a lot closer to us. AirVR is the name of the new project by the Canadian company Metatecture, and it is as you can see in the feature image, a VR headset that uses your iPad to give you that immersive VR experience. To be specific, it actually uses an iPad mini, in


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LVMH Brand TAG Heuer to Launch Smartwatch in 2015

TAG Heuer Smartwatch

From the legendary movie ‘Grand Prix’ in 1966 to controversial Breaking Bad TV series, TAG Heuer watches are presented as objects of desire. Today’s ad campaigns feature select number of actors, race drivers, F1 teams, pilots and the like, all touting the precision brought by TAG Heuer. Yet, the most precise watch you can buy is one of digital, not the analogue kind. Secondly, there is not one, but two generations of people that are growing up using a mobile phone to check for time, reducing the need for watches in its entirety. Not even a week after Apple’s event, Reuters passed the comments made