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Don’t fall for online rumours, the iPhone 6 can’t be charged in a microwave

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People on the internet love to be malicious, and messing with the ignorance of phone users is one of their favourite past-times. When iOS 7 launched the rumour was spread that the software would make devices waterproof, and now it's the return to a classic -- that the iPhone 6 can be charged by putting…

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Uh oh, people are reporting that their iPhone 6 Plus bent while in their pockets

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Everything has its teething problems, and the iPhone has never been an exception to that rule. Who can remember the iPhone 4s that didn't make calls because of a design flaw? There seems to be another design flaw going around at the moment, because people are noting that iPhone 6s are starting to warp and…

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Watch the iPhone 6’s biggest design flaw get fixed with an angle grinder

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The iPhone is known for its sleek design, and when it was revealed that the iPhone 6 would have a protruding camera a lot of people were understandably confused by this. I imagine a minority of people were upset because this means the phone can never really lie on a flat surface. Well there is…

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iOS 8 is already causing problems with battery and Wi-Fi for some people

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Tech is fickle by nature, and any variation in hardware or software can cause rather unexpected consequences. Take the recent launch of iOS 8 for instance, most people will consider it to be an improvement on iOS 7 -- but others are already having issues that ruin their mobile experience. Users have reported problems with…

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Apple has reportedly made Activation Lock on by default in iOS 8

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According to reports Apple has made the 'Activation Lock' theft deterrent advice in iPhones on by default in iOS 8, in order to appease politicians who have been trying to get the tech company to implement a remote 'kill switch' to disable stolen devices. Activation Lock itself has been present on iPhones since iOS 7…

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Apple has released a guide for Android users transitioning to iPhone 6

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A lot of people are impressed with the iPhone 6, and Apple certainly has high hopes for both models. So much so that it's created a guide for the waves of Android users who are no doubt going to be flocking to the phone once it's actually released. The guide includes instructions on transferring Mail, Contacts,…

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Phones 4U has confirmed all iPhone 6 pre-orders are cancelled

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Sadly, high street phone chain Phones 4U has gone into administration, putting its future into jeopardy. While there will be no negative repercussions on people who have contracts through the company, it turns out that anyone who ordered an iPhone 6 is having their order cancelled. In a statement to The Huffington Post UK, a…

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First love: me, myself and iPod

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Last week, we discovered that Apple has quietly killed the iPod classic. While I shrug off the news of most tech deaths with a ‘que sera, sera’, circle-of-life-ish pragmatism, this one has unleashed a wave of nostalgia that I wasn’t quite ready for. I’ve fallen into a Spotify hole and not climbed out for three…

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