iPhone 6 Air Rumors: Size

New iPhone 6 phablet photos reveal a critical detail that might affect your buying decision

New iPhone 6 phablet photos reveal a critical detail that might affect your buying decision

By on September 1, 2014 at 11:50 AM.

The iPhone Air – which is what some people believe the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 model will be called – has appeared in a new series of images provided by French publication Nowhereelse, a steady source for iPhone 6 leaks. The new photos reveal one key detail about the upcoming handset that certain buyers may care about above all else when making a buying decision: the phone’s size.  More →

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Moto X+1 Photos

Next-gen flagship Moto X+1 leaks in new photos

By on September 1, 2014 at 11:25 AM.

Next-gen flagship Moto X+1 leaks in new photos

Motorola is set to announce a handful of new products later this week during a media gathering that BGR will be attending, but it looks like the star of the show has made an early appearance. TK Tech News on Monday posted photos it claims show the upcoming Motorola Moto X+1, and the images appear to be authentic. More →

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Galaxy Note 4 Release Date

New Galaxy Note 4 leak shows handset for the first time ever

By on September 1, 2014 at 11:00 AM.

New Galaxy Note 4 leak shows handset for the first time ever

A whole bunch of Galaxy Note 4 leaks were been reported over this past weekend, as various stories further detailed the upcoming flagship smartphone from Samsung. The most interesting rumor comes from TKTechNews, which apparently learned from a source that the Galaxy Note 4 could be available in stores as soon as September 6th in the U.S., or even before the iPhone 6 (its main rival) gets official.  More →

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iPhone 6 Reversible USB Cable

Here’s another way the iPhone 6 might disappoint you

By on September 1, 2014 at 10:35 AM.

Here’s another way the iPhone 6 might disappoint you

We hope you weren’t getting your hopes up too much that Apple was going to just give you a cool new reversible USB cable when you bought the iPhone 6. 9to5Mac directs our attention to a new research note from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who says that Apple’s new reversible USB Lightning connector won’t be shipping with the iPhone 6 and it’s not clear whether Apple plans to release the new connector at all. Kuo says that Apple believes the reversible USB connector will offer only “limited improvements to overall user experience” and thus won’t be worth the extra money to ship with the iPhone 6. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

$55 worth of awesome paid iPhone apps you can now download for free (7 apps total)

$55 worth of awesome paid iPhone apps you can now download for free (7 apps total)

By on September 1, 2014 at 10:10 AM.

It’s Labor Day, and what better way to celebrate than by downloading a bunch of great paid iPhone and iPad apps for free? We’re starting off September on the right foot with seven nifty paid iOS apps that are all on sale for free for a very limited time. See anything you like? You’d better hurry, because these awesome sales could be over at any time. As a side note, there are still a few freebies from our last post in this series, and you can get them now if you hustle. More →

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iPhone 6 Rumors

5.5-inch iPhone 6 shell shown off in hands-on video

By on September 1, 2014 at 9:45 AM.

5.5-inch iPhone 6 shell shown off in hands-on video

We can finally see it now — the light at the end of the tunnel. The seemingly unending flood of leaks and rumors surrounding Apple’s next-generation iPhone 6 handsets will, in fact, soon come to an end. Apple is scheduled to unveil one or both new iPhone models next week during a big press conference on September 9th and then we can finally move on… to iPhone 6s rumors. In the meantime, however, we can expect plenty more leaks between now and next Tuesday, the latest of which examines the aluminum housing said to be from Apple’s upcoming 5.5-inch iPhone phablet. More →

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iCloud Hack Celebrities Nude Pictures

Nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Ariana Grande and others leak in alleged iCloud hack

By on September 1, 2014 at 9:20 AM.

Nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Ariana Grande and others leak in alleged iCloud hack

With just over a week to go until the iPhone 6 is finally unveiled, Apple’s most important product launch of the year, the company may have a major scandal to deal with that’s directly related to its iOS ecosystem. Mashable reports that hackers managed to break into a number of iCloud accounts belonging to certain celebrities, and alleged nude photos and even compromising videos have been posted as a result. More →

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iPhone 6 Rumors: Wireless Payments

Major card companies are signed on for Apple’s iPhone 6 payments solution

By on September 1, 2014 at 8:45 AM.

Major card companies are signed on for Apple’s iPhone 6 payments solution

The iPhone 6 is widely expected to include an NFC chip that will enable mobile payments on the device, a move Apple is finally ready for. In addition to leaks that seem to prove the iPhone 6’s hardware will support wireless payments, fresh reports from Bloomberg and Re/code indicate that Apple has recruited the three major credit card providers to back its iPhone wallet plans. More →

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Hal Finney Cryonically Frozen

Former Bitcoin coder and ALS patient is now being cryonically frozen

By on September 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM.

Former Bitcoin coder and ALS patient is now being cryonically frozen

Renowned cryptographer Hal Finney, known for his work on PGP encryption software and on early Bitcoin development, has passed away on Thursday following a five-year battle with ALS – a terrible disease that’s currently enjoying a viral funding campaign thanks to the “Ice Bucket Challenge” meme – but the programmer hoped that one day technology will heal him. According to Wired, Finney has become an early adopter of a kind of tech that’s only seen in movies, human cryopreservation. More →

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Netflix Vs. Comcast Streaming

Netflix says it lost customers thanks to slow streaming on Comcast

By on August 29, 2014 at 8:15 PM.

Netflix says it lost customers thanks to slow streaming on Comcast

Why did Netflix decide to cave in and pay Comcast for a better direct connection to its network? Because apparently slow Netflix streaming on Comcast was costing the company customers. CNN reports that Netflix this week explained to the Federal Communications Commission that the quality of Netflix streams on Comcast had become so poor that the company had no choice but to pay up for a better connection. More →

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New Nintendo 3DS Release Date

Nintendo just announced a new console, but not the one you were expecting

By on August 29, 2014 at 7:30 PM.

Nintendo just announced a new console, but not the one you were expecting

It’s been a trying year for Nintendo as the Wii U struggles to compete with the PS4 and Xbox One, but with the holiday season approaching, the company has a few tricks up its sleeve to entice fans. Unfortunately, those plans do not include an upgraded home console on par with the next-gen system from Microsoft and Sony. More →

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Galaxy Tab S vs iPad Air

Samsung pits the Galaxy Tab S against the iPad Air in latest ad

By on August 29, 2014 at 6:45 PM.

Samsung pits the Galaxy Tab S against the iPad Air in latest ad

Samsung’s latest tablet, the Galaxy Tab S, is one impressive piece of hardware. It’s received rave reviews from the press, consumers seem to love it and it even outclasses the iPad in many respects. In order to prove that last point, Samsung took to the streets of New York with an iPad Air and a Galaxy Tab S to see which device the average consumer would choose. More →

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Cyanogen Microsoft, Samsung and Amazon

Microsoft might be interested in acquiring the most popular custom Android build ever

By on August 29, 2014 at 6:20 PM.

Microsoft might be interested in acquiring the most popular custom Android build ever

Many Android users unhappy with what the mobile operating system has to offer have looked at various custom ROMs based on Google’s latest OS version that offered additional tools to improve their overall mobile experience. CyanogenMod is one such Android-based build that become so popular in recent years that its founder decided to turn it into a business, Cyanogen Inc. That company is apparently now tracked by various tech industry giants that are highly interested in the mobile business, The Information has learned, including Microsoft. More →

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