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I’m a die-hard Android fan. Here’s what happened when I tried the iPhone 6

Holly Brockwell Android, Apple, Gadgets, iPhone, Mobile, Must read, Premium 84 Comments

With thanks to EE for the handset I'm one of those intensely crappy people who have a passionate alliance to one side of a tech war. In fact, I have several. I'm firmly PC over Mac (though I'll probably go Chrome OS when it's more developed), digital media over physical, and Android over iOS. I…

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Operating table for two? Inside Surgeon Simulator’s edible operation event in London

Holly Brockwell Apple, Gadgets & Apps, Gaming 2 Comments

Last night, games manufacturer Bossa Studios hosted a gruesome dinner in a mock operating theatre in London to promote the iPhone release of their popular game, Surgeon Simulator. With a menu featuring offal and bone marrow, it wasn't for everyone, but we donned our scrubs and bravely went along. Even more…

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Dear Apple: please don’t neglect iPod nano in tomorrow’s event

Sadie Hale Apple, Gadgets & Apps 2 Comments

With all the eager anticipation surrounding Apple's press event tomorrow, I'd like to stall the speculations with an ode to my absolute favourite Apple product (and a plea to upgrade it): the iPod nano. I've been getting a little nervous recently. Apple is known for ruthlessly pushing forth and usurping much-loved older versions of its products with…

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New campaign uses iPhones to diagnose malaria

Sadie Hale Apple, Gadgets & Apps 1 Comment

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

Becca Caddy Apple, Features, Top Stories Leave a Comment

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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20 best tweets about Apple's #WWDC2014 news: iOS 8, HealthKit, OS X Yosemite

Becca Caddy Apple, Trending, Web Stuff Leave a Comment

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

Becca Caddy Apple, Mobile Leave a Comment

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

Becca Caddy Apple, Features, Mobile, Trending, Web Stuff Leave a Comment

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

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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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Is Apple going to run its stores off renewable energy?

Hayley Minn Apple, Smart Shopping Leave a Comment

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

Hayley Minn Apple, Microsoft Leave a Comment

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

Becca Caddy Apple, Mobile 1 Comment

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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