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New campaign uses iPhones to diagnose malaria

We've heard crowdfunding stories about cool new gadgets which need extra cash to get them into distribution, but this latest campaign is for something altogether more altruistic, and potentially life-changing: an app which can identify malaria. If caught in its early stages, malaria can be treated, but the traditional microscopic method of diagnosis costs both a lot of…

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The Presence turns your old iOS device into a home security system

With phone contracts being the norm for many of us, it's not unusual to find yourself with a spare phone or two lying around post-upgrade - and there's now a fantastically innovative way to make use of old iOS devices. The Presence app allows you to safeguard your home by turning spare devices into a WiFi…

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Apple announces new updated iPod touch – UK launch today

Does anyone remember iPods? Those who still use Apple’s music devices, as opposed to listening to music on your phone like everyone else, will be excited to know that the company is still giving its attention to the iPod market, and has quietly released a new version of its iPod touch model. It comes with three different storage…

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10 Things you need to know about Apple's announcements at #WWDC: Yosemite, iOS8, Continuity

Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developer Conference with an exciting look at the future of OS X and iOS on Monday. Although rumours had been circulating about possible hardware launches (two sizes of iPhones, an iWatch and a new MacBook), the event was all about the big software announcements and here's our roundup of everything…

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Becca Caddy10 Things you need to know about Apple's announcements at #WWDC: Yosemite, iOS8, Continuity
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20 best tweets about Apple's #WWDC2014 news: iOS 8, HealthKit, OS X Yosemite

This evening Apple's WWDC 2014 developers' conference kicked off, meaning there were a whole host of exciting announcements made about the tech giant's new features and operating systems. But, as usual, reading tweets about the event was probably more entertaining than watching the actual event itself, so here's our pick of the most informative, inspiring…

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Becca Caddy20 best tweets about Apple's #WWDC2014 news: iOS 8, HealthKit, OS X Yosemite
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Apple will let you use your Mac to accept iPhone calls

At Apple's WWDC 2014 developers' conference on Monday, the team unveiled a whole host of new features for OS X Yosemite, its new operating system for your MacBook. But what's the feature we're most excited about? Continuity. Continuity will allow your iPhone, iPad and your Mac to work together and talk to each other seamlessly,…

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Apple OS X Yosemite will drastically change the look of your MacBook

On Monday at Apple's WWDC developers conference, Craig Federighi showed off OS X Yosemite, its new operating system with a flat, clean design for your MacBook. Here are some of the top features of Yosemite that'll drastically change the look of your MacBook, as well as the way you use it: 1. Translucent windows, so…

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Apple WWDC 2014: What to expect – Healthbook, iWatch, iOS 8, connected home

Apple's annual developers' conference (or WWDC if you're in the business) kicks off this evening (Monday the 2nd of June), and it's a week long event notorious for revealing exciting, unexpected and, let's face it, sometimes pretty lacklustre details about the tech giant's plans for the next 12 months. If Apple's recent statements to the…

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Becca CaddyApple WWDC 2014: What to expect – Healthbook, iWatch, iOS 8, connected home

Apple boasts 'best product pipeline' in 25 years. Really? So what are they?

Apple's SVP, Eddie Cue, made a bold statement about the tech giant's upcoming releases this week. "We've got the best product pipeline that I've seen in my 25 years at Apple," he told reporters at the Code Conference in California. A rather ambitious claim, right? Although Cue may have been on a wave of excitement…

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Becca CaddyApple boasts 'best product pipeline' in 25 years. Really? So what are they?

Apple iWatch likely to have a round face like Motorola's Moto 360

Rumours about Apple's long-awaited wearable, dubbed the iWatch, are rife this week as inside sources claim that it's likely to have a round face, much like Motorola's Moto 360 and traditional watch faces - particularly those aimed at women. According to Mac Rumors, the iWatch might also start being produced as early as July and…

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Is Apple going to run its stores off renewable energy?

It's a well-known fact that Apple is committed to going as green as possible, and now they're hoping to make every one of their stores run on renewable energy. Speaking to Fortune Senior Editor, Adam Lashinsky, Apple's VP of Environmental Initiatives, Lisa Jackson revealed the plans for the company's future, even though this could be…

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Apple and Google have ended their 4-year feud

Ending one of the highest profile lawsuits in technology, Apple and Google have finally agreed to settle all patent litigation between them over smartphone technology. In a joint statement, the companies said the settlement does not include a cross licence to their respective patents, but Apple and Google have agreed to work together in some…

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Is Apple set to make the iPad more like the Microsoft Surface?

IOS 8 looks set to make the functionality of the Apple iPad a whole lot better. Introducing a new split-screen multitasking feature, allowing users to run two applications at once, Apple looks like it could be taking a leaf out of Microsoft's book. In Apple's quest to make the iPad a true laptop replacement, despite…

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Why are Apple's iPad sales dropping so rapidly?

Apple is currently watching its iPad sales drop rapidly, in what is apparently the sharpest decline ever. But why, after all the hype that's surrounded it for years, is it suddenly losing its popularity? According to research by Canalys, Apple iPad sales dropped by 40% in the US market. It could be that, with so…

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iPhone 6 could land in August, just in time for your holidays

If the latest rumours are to be believed, the iPhone 6 could land as early as August. Many expected Apple's latest flagship device to be unveiled in September, because that's when the tech giant usually unveils its new products, but today rumours are rife that the iPhone 6 could be launched in August instead. According…

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Apple could be spending $3.2 billion on Dr Dre's Beats Electronics

Rumours today suggest that Apple could soon be spending in excess of $3.2 billion on the music-streaming and audio hardware company Beats Electronics, founded by Dr. Dre. Last week, Apple's CEO Tim Cook said he was "on the prowl" for new acquisitions and if rumours today are to be believed, the next company the tech…

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These new mock up photos could put iPhone 6 rumours to rest

While no one knows exactly what the new Apple iPhone 6 will look like, this new mock up that's been released by 86Digi, has apparently been made by the official iPhone 6 schematics. Rumoured to be unveiled between now and the autumn, the new phone looks even sleeker than the iPhone 5, with a 4.7-inch…

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Is Apple secretly trademarking 'iWatch' all over the globe?

It looks like we could be one step closer to Apple's big iWatch announcement, because according to sources the tech giant is pursuing the iWatch trademark in a handful of countries around the globe. According to reports from Cult of Mac and Consomac, it looks like Apple is using a shell company called Brightflash USA…

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iPhone 6 rumour round-up: two models, a HUGE screen and sapphire glass

There aren't many events in a tech-lover's calendar as exciting as a new iPhone launch, which means rumours about what the iPhone 6 will look like, what it'll be made of and what features it'll be packing have been whirling around the internet ever since the last handset was unveiled. In the video above we've…

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Becca CaddyiPhone 6 rumour round-up: two models, a HUGE screen and sapphire glass