2014

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Nokia released today two new Lumia ads to highlight its Cortana assistant, but just like any other smartphone ad today they’re mocking…. you guessed it…. Apple’s iPhone and its personal assistant, Siri. 

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2014

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Just one week after iOS 8 was launched, Apple releases its first update – iOS 8.0.1. The new updated fixes a number of bugs including an issue that caused custom keyboards to become deselected after entering a passcode, an issue that prevented HealthKit apps from working correctly, it improves Reacability on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, fixes a bug that disabled file uploads in Safari, and brings better support for the Ask to Buy feature in Family Sharing.

iOS 8.0.1 can be downloaded right now OTA ( over the air ) or via iTunes…

2014

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The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are here! But what do you really know about the insides of the iPhone 6, or any smartphone for that matter?  A typical smartphone contains about 300 milligrams of silver and 30 milligrams of gold. Not to mention small amounts of extremely rare elements like praseodymium, gadolinium and terbium. And what’s with this “ion-strengthened glass” that Apple is bragging about? It’s all about the potassium bath your phone takes before it rolls off the assembly line.

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2014

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SquareTrade unveiled their results for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Breakability test.  The SquareTrade Breakability Score is based on a number of factors, from physical characteristics to the results of SquareTrade’s Drop, Dunk and Slide Tests. The higher a device scores on a scale from 1-10, the higher the risk of it breaking due to an accident.

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2014

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On the back cover of the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine* is an ad for the new iPhone models. It’s labeled “Actual Sizes,” showing off how big the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus actually are. If you’re still confused about the size of the new iPhones, check out this handy PDF, which when printed on standard 8.5″ x 11″ printer paper at 100% scale will display the footprint of Apple’s current iPhone 5S alongside that of the larger 4.7″ iPhone 6 and the 5.5″ iPhone 6 Plus.

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