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New Zealanders could reserve a place in the iPhone 6 queue with a giant emoji

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Queuing for a new piece of tech is a time-honoured tradition that has continued into the age of same-day home delivery for some reason. While some people were willing to pay nearly £600 for a spot in the iPhone 6 queue, New Zealand has got it right by letting people reserve their spots. It's quiet…

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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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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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Another theory tries to explain why the iPhone 6 is sapphire glass free

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The rumour mill was going crazy over the possibility of the iPhone 6 having sapphire glass displays, constantly contradicting itself with pieces of information that were being leaked, or made up, and released online. Then the iPhone 6 came along and didn't have a sapphire glass display, and there are a number of theories as to…

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Apple sold four million iPhone 6 pre-orders in 24 hours

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Apple ha a tendency to break pre-order records whenever it announces a new iPhone, and this year has been no exception. According to Apple it actually managed to sell over four million individual iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones within a 24 hour period. Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a statement "Pre-orders for iPhone…

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Why doesn’t the iPhone 6 have sapphire glass?

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Sapphire glass was one thing to rumour mill just couldn't decide on, would it be included or would it be scrapped? There were rumours of troubled production, issue with the raw materials, and when the announcement came around we heard... nothing. Not quite nothing, since the Apple Watch will include a sapphire glass display, but…

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Why queue? Reserve an iPhone 6 at your local Apple store instead

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Queuing is a great British tradition, and if it was a competitive sport we'd definitely rank amongst the world's best. We saw that people were already starting to queue up outside Apple Stores before the iPhone 6 had even been announced, and no doubt those queues are acquiring mass as we speak. But why queue…

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The latest Samsung advert trolls the iPhone 6 with a Steve Jobs quote

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Samsung's adverts have a bit of a track record when it comes to firing shots at Apple, arguably its biggest rival in the smartphone business. Who can forget the airport adverts that referred to iPhone users as wallhuggers? In any case, the aftermath of the iPhone 6 reveal was the ideal time for snarky adverts…

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Where and when you can get your hands on an iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

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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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iPhone 6 Plus: Everything you need to know about Apple’s ‘phablet’

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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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