Monday, September 15, 2014
Hordes of people lucky enough to have secured pre-orders for the first iPhone 6 shipments are now flogging their prizes on eBay in a bid to rake in more than $1000 in profits. Pre-orders for Apple’s latest flagship smartphone opened at 5pm AEST on Friday.
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Saturday, September 13, 2014
Calling Dick Tracy! Your Apple Watch is ready, 80 years later. Owners of Apple’s $349-and-up smartwatch, which is due in stores early next year, will be able to take and make calls by speaking into it in the fashion of the 1930s comic-strip detective.
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Apple’s new iPhones went up for pre-order this morning, and for those who stayed up late to get their order in, it turned out to be a very long night. The vast majority had to wait until past 12:30 a.m. before the had any joy loading the Apple Online Store, and when it finally went live, many iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus options were “currently unavailable.”
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Two key iOS 8 features—SMS Continuity and iCloud Photo Library—have been pushed to October. The delay was quietly mentioned in a press release from earlier this week. Even when Photo Library does appear, it will only be in beta form.
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Friday, September 12, 2014
If you tuned in to Apple’s keynote, you will know that it did not go so well at the start. Everything went wrong - the live stream dropped out, the webpage went offline, a translator was picked up by a live mic for nearly 20 minutes and the video kept on looping at very odd moments.
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Thursday, September 11, 2014
Miss Apple’s big presentation on Tuesday? Don’t worry, you can now catch up on one of the most important parts of it with a six-minute video that shows off both the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, Apple’s two large new flagship smartphones.
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Apple announced Apple Pay, a new category of service that works with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus through a NFC antenna design, a dedicated chip called the Secure Element, and the security and convenience of Touch ID. Apple Pay supports credit and debit cards from the three major payment networks, American Express, MasterCard and Visa, issued by the most popular banks including Bank of America, Capital One Bank, Chase, Citi and Wells Fargo.
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A decade ago, a group of Johns Hopkins University grad students tried to hack one of the first commercially popular Near Field Communication payment systems - the kind of technology at the heart of Apple’s new mobile payment system. It took a few thousand dollars in gear and a few months of work.
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The folks over at WonderHowTo came up with a pretty ingenious method to determine which of the new iPhones—the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 or 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus—is right for you. Strictly from a physical perspective.
Read more www.cnet.com
Apple unveiled the new iPhone 6 during its special event on 9 September 2014. With a 4.7in display, new design, improved specs and new features, the iPhone 6 is bigger and better than ever before. We got hands-on with the iPhone 6 following the event to bring you a first-look review of the iPhone 6.
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Friday, September 05, 2014
In his first interview on the subject, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said celebrities’ iCloud accounts were compromised when hackers correctly answered security questions to obtain their passwords, or when they were victimized by a phishing scam to obtain user IDs and passwords.
Read more online.wsj.com
On Tuesday, Sept. 9 Apple will unveil the company’s 2014 iPhone lineup. When they do, millions will begin unloading their older handsets, including the iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 5s. How much is your old iPhone worth? That depends on the vendor you choose.
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Not too far from Apple’s Campus 2 project, a temporary structure is rising for the company’s September 9 event, and new aerial shots captured by an amateur photographer using a flying camera drone offer a closer look at the mysterious white box that has generated considerable buzz.
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The leaks continue to pile up as we approach September 9. Are there any real surprises in store for what the new iPhones will look like? That we will know in a week. What will take longer is to see how app designers adapt to the new screen sizes that we expect the iPhone 6 and 6L to introduce.
Read more www.forbes.com
Friday, July 25, 2014
Check out this hands-on demo of the impressive Wico6, a detailed working clone of the unreleased 4.7-inch iPhone 6, posted by Danny Winget. It features the same design as the iPhone 6 dummy units from earlier this year and has a 4.7 inch display running Android that looks like iOS8.
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Tuesday, June 24, 2014
newMacgadgets today, introduces the first lock and cable iPad mini & iPhone 5 Security Kits. These lock and cable security kits are both light-weight and flexible in design making them ideal for all types of retail, business and home security applications.
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Here’s one way to make your iPhone hacker-proof: Ask hackers for advice. I recently caught up with security researchers at the online security conference Infiltrate. At dinner one evening, I placed my iPhone on the table. I was surrounded by ethical hackers whose jobs are to find vulnerabilities before the bad guys and exploit security flaws.
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Jimmy Lin is back again. The high profile Taiwanese pop star and racing car driver has leaked the sharpest images yet of the iPhone 6. Lin previously posed with the iPhone 5C on his Weibo account in August, photos that proved to be legitimate when Apple AAPL -0.09% officially launched the handset one month later.
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With the release of Lightroom mobile for the iPhone, Adobe offers a more efficient workflow for photographers who shoot with both traditional cameras and Apple’s smartphone . While there is no shortage of editing apps for the iPhone, it has long been a struggle for working photographers and enthusiasts to organize and manage image libraries that can easily number in the tens of thousands.
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Saturday, June 07, 2014
Apple delighted iOS developers this week with the announcement of more than 4,000 new APIs, one of which enables apps to take advantage of the fingerprint sensor built into the iPhone 5S.
Read more www.techradar.com