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Opinion: The iPhone X means we badly need an iPod Touch update

8 days ago   |   By Pocket Gamer

Apple just announced three new smartphones in the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X. Unsurprisingly, these are the most capable, colourful, and downright flashy smartphones the company has ever made.
They're also the most expensive.
You'll doubtless have read numerous reports about the £1000 iPhone X, questioning whether any phone can be worth that amount of money.
But in the scrum to offer condemnation over Apple's attempt to forge a new ultra-premium smartphone tier, most have missed the massive price hike that's been undertaken with the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.
The iPhone 8...
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OtterBox Announces Full Case Lineup for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X

OtterBox Announces Full Case Lineup for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X

8 days ago   |   By Cellular news

FORT COLLINS, Colo. , Sept. Apple revolutionized the smartphone industry 10 years ago with the original iPhone, and OtterBox has set the standard of protection from the very beginning by protecting every generation of iPhone. OtterBox, the No. 1-selling smartphone case in the U.S., continues to uphold that tradition with a full lineup of cases for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the revolutionary iPhone X.1
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IPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Mi Mix 2

IPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Mi Mix 2

8 days ago   |   By TechRadar

On Tuesday, September 12, we witnessed Apple bringing big guns to the party in what was the culmination of iPhone's ten-year journey in the world of technology. As the original iPhone revolutionised the mobile phone industry back in 2007 and many other OEM's followed suit, the tenth year of iPhone had to be something disruptive as well , as many connoisseurs in the tech industry had predicted. What Apple announced was something that had been making waves for quite some time now, courtesy, of course, leaks and rumours. The event just made it official along with some minute details on the...
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Where to buy the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in the UAE

Where to buy the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in the UAE

8 days ago   |   By TechRadar

It's September and Apple fans are ready to upgrade their phones. Apple has spiced things up by not only releasing the iPhone and iPhone Plus models, but also adding a new member to the family called iPhone X which goes on sale towards the end of October . For now, we look at the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus and find out where you can get one from.
You can read all about the newly announced handset by heading to our iPhone 8 hub . But how much will this incremental upgrade cost you? Keep reading to see the announced price of the iPhone 8 outright, and what we expect to see from contract...
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Best iPhone X Edition & iPhone 8 Deals For UK Punters

Best iPhone X Edition & iPhone 8 Deals For UK Punters

8 days ago   |   By Know your mobile

Richard Goodwin
14/09/2017 - 12:30pm
In the UK? Thinking about picking up a shiny new iPhone 8 or iPhone X Edition? Check out these deals before you do anything
The iPhone X Edition and iPhone 8 are now official, after months and MONTHS of speculation, leaks, and conjecture. What we have are three handsets, two of which are similar, and one that is completely different to anything that came before.
The iPhone X Edition is obviously the main event, as it is the first iPhone in three years to feature a radical redesign. Apple is pretty much the only company on the face of the planet that...
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IPhone 8, X's wireless charging is a game changer for Android - CNET

8 days ago   |   By CNET

When it comes to Apple, plenty of Android phone makers are monkey see, monkey do.
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7 things you need to know before you buy a new iPhone - CNET

8 days ago   |   By CNET

The key differences between the iPhone X, the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus that'll help you decide which one is right for you.
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Sorry, Apple, the Galaxy Note 8 has 4K at 60 FPS video recording coming

Sorry, Apple, the Galaxy Note 8 has 4K at 60 FPS video recording coming

8 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

The camera is one of the most important modules in modern smartphones. It's a huge part of why consumers are willing to spill a huge chunk of cash for a flagship, after all - the combination of media-streaming, top-end hardware, and a great camera to capture your memorabilia with just 1 device is always a nice excuse to drop $800 on a handset.
So, naturally, phone manufacturers work to improve smartphone cameras each and every year. And this year, Apple was the first to announce that its new iPhones would be able to record 4K UHD video at 60 frames per second. Now, ...
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Want to Fast Charge Your iPhone X or iPhone 8? It'll Cost You

Want to Fast Charge Your iPhone X or iPhone 8? It'll Cost You

8 days ago   |   By Tom's Guide

Apple's iPhones require some hardware to help you charge the phones faster than before.
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Pixel 2 launch date gets unexpected confirmation

Pixel 2 launch date gets unexpected confirmation

8 days ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

Now that the Galaxy Note 8 is already in stores and the iPhone X Isn't just an unverified rumor, we have just one major smartphone release to worry about this year. That's Google's Pixel 2, which should become official in less than a month. New reports provide an actual launch date event, as well as a confirmation that LG is making the Pixel 2 version you'll want to buy.
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If you like it, put a case on it: Apple raises all iPhone repair and replacement prices

If you like it, put a case on it: Apple raises all iPhone repair and replacement prices

8 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

Apple is raising prices across the board, it seems, not only with the new iPhones, but also with the latest iPads, and even with repair and replacement or AppleCare+ services. The cheapest new iPhone 8 starts at $699, compared to last year's iPhone 7 release at $649, though it does offer double the starting storage. Moreover, now all 256GB/512GB variants of the 10.5 and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models are $50 more.
Moving on from hardware pricing, AppleCare+ for the new iPhone 8 Plusm for instance, is now $149, while the same coverage for the iPhone X is set at ...
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The best iPhone 8/Plus cases you can get right now

The best iPhone 8/Plus cases you can get right now

8 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

Thin, light, clear, rugged or leather - there are already cases from most major manufacturers, including Apple's official ones for your precious iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. With the new gear starting at $699 for the basic iPhone 8, and Apple's repair services more expensive now, you might want to order a case before the handsets hit your front porch.
That is why we looked at the best available wrappers for your new pride and joy, and boiled down our choice to a few tried and true lines, as well as some promising newcomers that will bear the brunt when ...
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Tech21 Unveils New Phone Protection for Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X That Protects Drop After Drop

8 days ago   |   By Cellular news

Leading the way in innovation, design and protection, tech21 today announced the launch of its new and enhanced protective range of cases and screen shields for the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.
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Android 8.0 Supports WiFi Passpoint, It's Optional For OEMs

8 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

Android 8.0 Oreo , Google's latest operating system for mobile devices, has introduced support for WiFi Passpoint, an industry standard that allows you to connect from one Wi-Fi hotspot to another within the same network without having to enter credentials all over again. However, while the WiFi Passpoint feature is now available to a few devices including the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, the Google Pixel and the Google Pixel XL phones that run Android 8.0 Oreo, there is no guarantee that it will become a default standard in those handsets as it is up to the original equipment manufacturers to...
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IPhone X vs iPhone 8 and 8 Plus: 10 key differences you must know about before you buy

IPhone X vs iPhone 8 and 8 Plus: 10 key differences you must know about before you buy

8 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

Choices are one of those inevitable things in life; we just have to deal with them by picking what our mind and heart draw us to. A slice of pie or delicious ice cream for dessert? An evening spent reading a book or watching a movie? A vacation at a beach resort or up in the mountains? The luxurious iPhone X or the traditional iPhone 8 as your next smartphone? We can't help much if you're in one of the first few situations, but if you're torn between the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X, then let us walk you through the differences between the two that you should care about.
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A dozen companies could have built the iPhone X. Why did they wait for Apple?

A dozen companies could have built the iPhone X. Why did they wait for Apple?

8 days ago   |   By Digital Trends

Apple CEO Tim Cook claimed that the iPhone X will define the next decade of smartphones. He's probably right, but why can't any other companies truly step up and outperform the iPhone in a big way?
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IPhone 8 will fast charge, but reported to come with smaller battery

IPhone 8 will fast charge, but reported to come with smaller battery

8 days ago   |   By Pocket-lint

Apple announced three new handsets during its media briefing on Tuesday 12 September, with the closest to release being the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. They are effectively replacements for the existing iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, with pre-orders starting tomorrow,...
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IPhone 8 release date, price and specs: Sky Mobile first to reveal pay monthly pricing

IPhone 8 release date, price and specs: Sky Mobile first to reveal pay monthly pricing

8 days ago   |   By The Inquirer

We round up everything we know about the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus
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IPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: Where, when, and how to preorder Apple's latest smartphone

IPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: Where, when, and how to preorder Apple's latest smartphone

8 days ago   |   By Macworld

It's been a quick two days since Apple unveiled the latest iPhones in its lineup: the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus . That's right! We're skipping the standard “S” release and heading straight to prime time with the 8, and there are plenty of new features to look forward to- including wireless charging, a glass back, and a new TrueTone LCD display. Now that you've had time to drink in all the details, it's time to preorder. Preorders start on Friday, September 15 at 12:01 a.m. Pacific (that's 3:01 a.m. Eastern-sorry for the bad news). That's right after midnight, so don't go to bed without setting...
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Watch the iPhone 8 Get Torched and Bent in Torture Video

Watch the iPhone 8 Get Torched and Bent in Torture Video

Apple's iPhone 8 can withstand quite the beating, a new study finds. Read more ...

T-Mobile and Sprint could announce their merger in October

T-Mobile and Sprint could announce their merger in October

T-Mobile and Sprint's on-again, off-again merger talks may be nearing a conclusion. Reuters reports that the two companies are now “close” to reaching “tentative terms” on a... Read more ...

IPhone 8 teardown has more bad news about repairability

IPhone 8 teardown has more bad news about repairability

The iPhone 8 is hitting stores today, and like clockwork, iFixit has delivered its teardown of Apple's latest flagship. With these iFixit teardowns, Apple products seem to be... Read more ...

Awesome Xbox One X accessories you need for the best overall experience

Awesome Xbox One X accessories you need for the best overall experience

Xbox One X preorders are now live across the world, but what if you want something more ? The Xbox One X is Microsoft's beastly new console, sporting six teraflops of... Read more ...

Almost no one lined up for the new iPhone in London - but that could be good...

Almost no one lined up for the new iPhone in London - but that could be good news for Apple

The endless queues to buy the new iPhone are over. Maybe. Business Insider went to Apple's flagship London store on Regent Street this morning to see how much buzz the new... Read more ...

Best taxi apps: Uber alternatives to get you a cab in London

Best taxi apps: Uber alternatives to get you a cab in London

Following the news that Transport for London will not renew Uber's license after 30 September, many Londoners will be wondering what other ways there are to get around the... Read more ...

How iOS 11 Curbs Uber's Over-Zealous Location Tracking

How iOS 11 Curbs Uber's Over-Zealous Location Tracking

IOS 11 mandates that apps give you the option of limiting when they can collect your location data. Here's how to access that feature. Read more ...

Three features I'd steal from iOS 11 for the next Android update

Three features I'd steal from iOS 11 for the next Android update

IOS 11 is officially out, and there's nothing wrong with a little feature envy. The latest update to iOS is out of beta and rolling out to iPhones as of Tuesday this week, and... Read more ...

Smart Home Weekly: Why Nest is Entering the Home Security Market

Smart Home Weekly: Why Nest is Entering the Home Security Market

This week, Nest held an event in San Francisco where the company announced a slew of new products and effectively doubled its product portfolio. The company announced Nest... Read more ...

Does Lyft operate in London? Uber ban has passengers panicked

Does Lyft operate in London? Uber ban has passengers panicked

With Transport for London's refusal to reissue a private hire licence for Uber in London, panicked customers are seeking alternatives already.Uber will continue to operate... Read more ...