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Apple Sells Over 13 MILLION New iPhone 6s & 6s Plus In Just 3 DAYS

Wow! Record sales of latest iPhone models beat previous first weekend sale results by millions of units. Apple boss Tim Cook hailed the figures as “phenomenal” after beating last year’s 10 million unit sales record by more than three million, although several reports have pointed out that the comparison is somewhat distorted by the fact that China was not included in the initial rollout of the iPhone 6. Have You Bought A New Iphone 6S or 6S Plus? Mr Cook…

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The Queen was the first monarch to EMAIL

When the Queen ascended the British throne in 1952, the microchip wasn’t even invented. But that hasn’t stopped her embracing technology, including sending an email way back in 1976! Here’s just 8 of the greatest technological inventions from the past 63 years of her reign – the longest of any British monarch. The Microchip – 1959 We all take it for granted now, but the microchip was not yet invented when Princess Elizabeth became Queen in 1952. It was another 7 years…

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Is Your Bank Supporting Apple Pay in the UK – Click Here To Find Out

Here’s the list of the banks supporting Apple’s contactless payment system in the UK now. Apple Pay allows you to store the details of your credit or debit card – of participating financial institutions  – into your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, Apple Watch or iPad Air 2 or mini 3 and pay for things at high street stores simply by holding your phone over a shop’s contactless reader. The Apple Watch must be paired with an iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6…

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Woman Throws Out Rare $200,000 Apple Computer For Recycling

But E-recycling company says there’s a $100,000 (£65,492.17) cheque waiting for her. Silicon Valley based CleanBayArea is looking for the woman who dropped off the rare Apple 1 computer, produced in the 1970s, among a couple of boxes of e-waste about a month ago. She told them she had decided clear up her garage after her husband had passed away. The woman did not leave any contact information, and a couple of weeks later a recycling manager found the computer –…

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iTunes Outage – Could Apple Have Lost £23,000 A MINUTE?

Update (12/03/15): Apple’s iTunes service suffered an outage for several hours yesterday and was reportedly down because of an “internal error”. In a statement to CNBC last night, Apple apologised to customers experiencing problems with iTunes and other services, adding: “The cause was an internal DNS error at Apple.” The company also thanked everyone for their patience as it worked to make all services available. The internet is awash with reports that Apple has suffered outages on a number of its services, including…

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Could Gold Apple Watch Cost More Than £10,000?

Speculation is rife that the top Apple Watch Edition could sell for more than £10,000. One online commentator has suggested the most expensive Edition models could reach into the $20,000 (around £13,000) bracket, while others have suggested the starting price for an Apple Watch made with gold will start at around $5,000 (more than £3,000). There have also been reports that Apple is installing safes inside its shops to keep its most expensive products under lock and key. Entry model cost For those with…

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The selfie stick: 5 ‘facts’ that may surprise you

1. 1925 – the first ‘selfie stick’? The selfie stick is an extendable rod or monopod with a mount or clamp to hold your smartphone or camera at one end and handle at the other end. The idea is that you can take better pictures of yourself (known as a selfie) or group shots. Some even have remote or Bluetooth controls. But the selfie stick may be a much older phenomenon. In December 2014, the BBC reported about a photo of a couple taken in…

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Could Apple make a bendy iPhone on purpose?

Apple patent for flexible electronic devices hints at bendy iPhone possibility and folding devices. Designs and ideas about flexible devices have been around for a while, but the new US patent awarded to Apple points towards a product where pretty much everything is bendy. According to Apple Insider, the patent incorporates malleable external and pliable internal parts such as batteries. The website even suggests such a device could allow force-based gesture controls and fold up like a trifold wallet. While such a device…

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P…P… Pick up an iPad. Watch Penguins Play on iPad

A group of penguins has been enjoying playing with an iPad game at an aquarium in America. Watch the video of penguin gaming sessions on an iPad (credit: Hugh Ryono, Aquarium of the Pacific, YouTube) The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California, is always looking at innovative and creative ways to interact with its animals – and staff came up with the idea of introducing an iPad game to its Magellanic penguins. A few curious birds – Jeremy and…

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2015 technology trends: the year of the smartwatch?

Apple Watch could be a “game-changer” in the smartwatch market Sure, smartwatches have been around for a while – but arguably have not yet reached that tipping point when they become a mass consumer item. But could the next 12 months see smartwatches and wearable technology reach a tipping point and hit the mainstream? Apple could sell 30 million Watches in 2015 Apple’s iPad has been credited for helping transform consumer demand for tablets with its style, performance and desirability.…

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