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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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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How Apple Decided it Wanted to Sue Samsung for £1.3 Billion

If you've ever wondered how companies like Apple settle of a figure for which to sue their competitors in the many and varied legal trials you hear about, you're in luck. Court filings have revealed how Apple came to the $2.19 billion (£1.3 billion) sum it's currently pursuing Samsung for. Read More >>

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Facebook App Blamed for Nuking iPhone Batteries

A former Apple, ahem, Genius, claims to have devoted "years" of his life to solving the issue of poor battery life on iOS devices, a problem that appeared to become more widespread with the arrival of iOS 7.1. His hypothesis? It's mostly Facebook's fault. Read More >>

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A New Document Details Apple's Supposed Concern Over Competitors

In a recent ongoing trial between Apple and Samsung, an interesting document was brought up as evidence -- a document that noted concern about Apple's decreased share of the mobile phone market. Read More >>

patents
Next-Gen Apple EarPods Might Include Motion Sensors for Better Voice Recognition

While many would hope that Apple would just sort out the audio quality of its in-the-box EarPod earphones, a newly uncovered patent suggests the company has bigger plans in mind for its in-ear noise makers. Read More >>

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Apple Display Patent Uses Infrared Light to Detect Touch Pressure

A simpler method of measuring how hard children are jabbing their fingers at the "BUY" button inside tawdry free-to-play applications may be on the way from Apple, after patents for a new pressure sensitive touchscreen were unearthed. Read More >>

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Apple's Latest Purchase Could Bring Siri Offline

It's all well and good being able to call upon your own pocketable Siri butler, but I don't remember Bruce Wayne's buddy Alfred relying on a Wi-Fi or mobile data connection before he could stitch up his crime-fighting boss. Read More >>

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