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

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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Tom PritchardiOS 8 is already causing problems with battery and Wi-Fi for some people
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The iPhone 6 doesn’t have a very encouraging battery life

Now that the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus have been released, we finally get to play with the devices for ourselves and determine whether or not what Apple told us was true. At the event Apple promised a great many different battery life statistics, many of which were remarkably average in comparison to…

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Tom PritchardThe iPhone 6 doesn’t have a very encouraging battery life
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A homeless charity sold off a place in the iPhone 6 queue for £570

What would you give to be fifth in the queue outside London's Regent Street Apple Store? £100? £200? £500? Well as it turns out a number of people are willing to pay to not have to queue, and homeless charity Depaul took full advantage of that by auctioning off places in the queue to raise…

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Tom PritchardA homeless charity sold off a place in the iPhone 6 queue for £570
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Apple has reportedly made Activation Lock on by default in iOS 8

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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Tom PritchardApple has reportedly made Activation Lock on by default in iOS 8
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The first seven apps you should download on your iPhone

So you've just bought yourself a shiny new iPhone, and you're setting it up ready to use in your day-to-day life. But there's one important thing you should be thinking of at this point, "what apps should I download?" There are an awful lot of apps available, and barring the usual services, like…

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Tom PritchardThe first seven apps you should download on your iPhone
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Apple has released a guide for Android users transitioning to iPhone 6

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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Tom PritchardApple has released a guide for Android users transitioning to iPhone 6
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Phones 4U has confirmed all iPhone 6 pre-orders are cancelled

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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Tom PritchardPhones 4U has confirmed all iPhone 6 pre-orders are cancelled
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First love: me, myself and iPod

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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Lauren BravoFirst love: me, myself and iPod
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Certain parts of Scotland won’t be getting the iPhone 6 on launch day

There certainly have been a lot of people looking forward to the iPhone 6, and with the release day only seven days away the wait is almost over. Unless you live in certain parts of Scotland, in which case you'll have to wait an extra 3-6 days for your phone to arrive according to this…

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Tom PritchardCertain parts of Scotland won’t be getting the iPhone 6 on launch day
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You can pre-order the iPhone 6 right now… If you have £1 million

We all know that the iPhone 6 will be available to pre-order from this Friday, but if you're truly desperate you can actually pre-order an iPhone 6 right now. Provided you have over £1 million handy. Falcon, a retailer specialising in insanely price high-end products, has put its own Super Nova iPhone 6 collections up…

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Tom PritchardYou can pre-order the iPhone 6 right now… If you have £1 million
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Where and when you can get your hands on an iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

The new iPhones are finally here, and I imagine a number of people will be itching to get their hands on one. Apple was very forthcoming with the information of US pricing and availability, but they weren't so talkative when it came to how we'll get hold of one over here. Fortunately the networks have…

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Tom PritchardWhere and when you can get your hands on an iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
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iPhone 6 Plus: Everything you need to know about Apple’s ‘phablet’

Well, it looks like the rumours we've been passing around the web for months were spot-on. At Apple's highly-anticipated iPhone 6 launch in Cupertino, California today, Tim Cook and the Apple team launched not one but two new flagship handsets. First up there's the iPhone 6 and then there's the bonus phone: the…

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Becca CaddyiPhone 6 Plus: Everything you need to know about Apple’s ‘phablet’
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Apple announces Apple Pay, its mobile payment system. No UK launch date yet

Apple wants to kill your wallet and the antiquated technology inside it, especially that pesky insecure magnetic strip. Apple wants a system that's easy to use, secure, and innovative. Except it didn't really go for the innovative part since they just went ahead and used NFC like the rumours suggested. Introducing Apple Pay, a mobile NFC-enabled wallet just…

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Tom PritchardApple announces Apple Pay, its mobile payment system. No UK launch date yet
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The iPhone 6 will be competitivey priced in the UK with giffgaff

The iPhone 6 is expected to be announced tonight, and if you're planning to buy one after tonight's big reveal, you might want to consider buying it from the folks over at giffgaff. The network has confirmed that it will be selling unlocked iPhone 6s for a competitive price. There's no word on what the price…

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Tom PritchardThe iPhone 6 will be competitivey priced in the UK with giffgaff