rumours
Nike Could Play a "Significant Part" in Apple's Future iWatch Plans

Days after it emerged that Nike is binning its Fuelband wearable range we've possibly found the reason why, with rumours suggesting the sportswear specialist may be helping Apple's hardware team launch its first wearable later this year. Read More >>

apple
Apple's Beta Program is Now Open to Everybody

Apple's OS X beta program is now open to everybody. Previously, you needed to be a developer to try out Apple's latest beta builds. Read More >>

rumours
Rumour: Apple and Google Both Using Sly Tricks to Secure App Store Exclusives

Both of the world's major app shippers are offering key slots in their stores to developers, in return for short windows of exclusivity, it's said. Visible slots equals greater sales and more installs, so everyone's a winner. Apart from us clueless consumers, who are being tricked into thinking some crappy app has to be good if it's on the front page of everything. Read More >>

architecture
Apple Shows Off Stunning Design Details of its New HQ

New details about architect Norman Foster's design for Apple's Cupertino HQ have been slow to leak, but a new video from Unofficially Apple gives us the most detailed look so far. This building is going to have everything: Native trees! Solar panels! Crazy circular desk spaces! Read More >>

gadgets
A £12 USB Adapter That Fixes an Annoying iMac Design Flaw

No product has ever been made better when functionality follows form, and Apple's decision to only include USB ports on the back of its iMacs has been frustrating desktop computer users for years. An ugly USB extension cable makes life with an iMac considerably more enjoyable, and now, thanks to Bluelounge's new Jimi, it doesn't even have to be ugly. Read More >>

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Apple Will Recycle Any Device You Give Back, Promises Tim Cook-Narrated Ad

Starting today, all of Apple's retail stores will accept any of the company's ageing products for recycling—and, if it looks resaleable, you might even get some store credit, too. Read More >>

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Bloomberg: iOS 8 Will Have Shazam's Song Identification Built In

Can't name that tune? No worry: Bloomberg is reporting that Apple is partnering with Shazam to embed song identification software right into its forthcoming iOS 8. Read More >>

apple
Yahoo Might be Persuading Apple to Drop Google as its Default Search Engine

According to Recode, Yahoo is persuading Apple to drop Google and make Yahoo its default iOS search engine. Because that would mean more money for Yahoo and less money for Google. The free market works! Read More >>

samsung
Jobs's Death "Best Opportunity to Attack iPhone," Wrote Samsung Exec

The longrunning legal battle between Apple and Samsung has certainly had its low points, but an internal email unearthed by CNET sent by a Samsung executive just five days after Steve Jobs's death sheds new light on just how callous the competition got. In this case, the subject was how to leverage the death of Steve Jobs to Samsung's benefit. Read More >>

smartphones
The Pledge From the Smartphone Industry That Could Stop Your Phone Being Stolen

The likes of Apple, Google, Microsoft and other major figures in the smartphone industry have signed a pledge that will make it harder to steal mobile phones—from July 2015, at least. Read More >>

cars
Apple CarPlay Comes to Pioneer's Aftermarket Systems

Apple iOS car integration is coming to loads more cars now, thanks to a firmware update that'll make CarPlay available on Pioneer's popular aftermarket in-dash infotainment systems. Read More >>

rumours
Apple Rumoured to be Asking US Networks for $100 iPhone 6 Price Hike

Today's unsubstantiated iPhone 6 rumour concerns the price of the forthcoming phone, with Apple said to be aware it has the networks over a barrel and hitting them up for a price increase of $100 (£60) per phone. What are they going to do? Not stock the iPhone? Read More >>

rumours
Alleged iPhone 6 Internal Organs Leaked in Bizarre "Schematics" Illustrations

Do you want to know what the internal proportions of the next iPhone may be like? Will you only consider purchasing it if the battery compartment is aligned in an attractive manner? If so, check this out; images that claim to be "schematics" of the iPhone 6. Will they make for a phone as slick as the concept above? Read More >>

android
Before the iPhone Launched, Android Didn't Support Touchscreens

It's virtually impossible to imagine now, but back when the iPhone was launched in 2007, Google wasn't planning to make Android for touchscreen devices. Read More >>

apple vs samsung
Google Has Intervened in the Never-Ending Apple/Samsung Court Battle

The petty squabbling between Apple, Samsung, and countless other phone companies, will not end. It's just lawsuit after lawsuit in a pathetic attempt to gain a pointless moral victory over the competition. Now Google, a company which has mostly stayed out of the whole mess, has come to Samsung's aid to defend the Korean giant from accusations by Apple. Read More >>

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Rumour: Apple's iWatch to Muscle in on an iPhone 6 September Event?

With Google showing its wearables hand with the reveal of Android Wear and its forthcoming slew of compatible devices, the attention now turns to Apple. The long-rumoured iWatch is now being tipped for a September reveal -- alongside the iPhone 6. Read More >>

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