Apple Offers 'Last Compatible Versions' of iOS Apps for Ageing Devices

With iOS 7 due to land tomorrow, Apple seems to have decided to look after users with ageing hardware, too. It now offers a 'last compatible version' of iOS apps if you attempt to download an app not supported by your current firmware. Read More >>

Microsoft Office For iOS Is Here, Sort Of

After plenty of rumour and speculation, Microsoft has quietly launched its version of Office for iOS—but as of yet there's no iPad version. Read More >>

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How to Get the Best Features of iOS 7 Right Now

iOS 7 won't be coming to your iPhone and iPad until this fall, but a lot of its best features are available through third-party apps and jailbreak hacks right now. If you want to get in on the action early, here a few ways to add some of the new functionality right now. Read More >>

Apple's New Budget 16GB iPod Touch: 4-inch Retina Screen, £200

Apple has just quietly launched a budget-friendly new iPod touch: a 16GB model, with a 4-inch Retina display and a price tag of £200. Read More >>

Apple to Pay Out £35 Million Over iPhone Water Damage Warranty Issues

Apple has agreed to pay out a weighty $53 (£35) million to settle a lawsuit which saw the company accused of not correctly honoring warranties of iPhone and iPod Touches, reports Wired. Read More >>

Charge All Your iOS Gear From a Single Outlet With Griffin's PowerDock 5

If your bedside table has become an unmanageable menagerie of phones, tablets, and other devices charging overnight, Griffin wants to bring order to your chaos of cables. The company's new PowerDock 5 charging station has a footprint no larger than an iPad, but can accomodate up to five tablets, or a mix of devices, and charge them all from a single power outlet. Read More >>

Apple's Black Friday Deals are Live

Whether you want £31 off a new iPad, £21 off an iPod touch, or a respectable £81 off a new MacBook, Apple's Black Friday deals have landed. Go check 'em out. Read More >>

Samsung Claims the iPad Mini Infringes Its Patents

Launch a consumer electronics product these days and within a couple of weeks you can probably expect a legal challenge. Which has happened to Apple with the iPad Mini — because Samsung claims it infringes its patents. Read More >>

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Jimmy Kimmel Showed People an iPod Touch and Told Them It Was the New iPad Mini

In a hilarious prank that shows how the Apple advertising machine works on people who don't live and breath technology, US presenter Jimmy Kimmel showed people an iPod Touch and told them it was the new iPad Mini. What did people say? You guessed it! Ooh, smaller, lighter, brighter and better! Read More >>

The New iPod Touch Doesn't Have an Ambient Light Sensor Because It's Too Thin Says Phil Schiller

The new iPod Touch is so impossibly thin that in the race to get skinny, it had to get rid of a few features: specifically, the ambient light sensor that could adjust the brightness of the screen from the brightness of the room the iPod Touch was in. That's completely gone in the new iPod Touch. Read More >>

iPod Touch 5th Gen Teardown: Tiny, Powerful, and a Gigantic Pain in the Butt to Fix

The new iPod touch is out, so naturally it's already been cracked open for a look at its guts. The verdict? Tightly packed goodness, according to iFixit. Read More >>

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Go Download iOS 6 RIGHT NOW

iOS 6 is finally available for public consumption and you can get it one of two ways: You can plug your iOS device in to your computer and check iTunes for an update, or you can go into the settings menu on your iPhone (3GS, 4 or 4S), iPod touch (4G, 5G) or iPad (iPad 2 or New iPad) and navigate to General > Software Update. And while updating shouldn't wipe out your previously stored data, you should back your device up just to be safe. Read More >>

You Can Install iOS 6 Right Now For Free

Apple released the GM, or golden master, of iOS 6 to developers last night. It's the same version everyone else will get come September 19th, and you don't need to be a developer to install it (unlike the betas). All you need is the file and iTunes 10.7 on your computer, so, why wait? Install it right now. Read More >>

The iPod Touch's New Banner Feature Is… a Lanyard?

Yes, the iPod Touch has been updated and it's better than ever. And the feature Apple is trumpeting from the rooftops? A Loop. A loop that goes around your wrist. Because that's how clumsy you are. Read More >>

There's (Finally!) a New Mega-Skinny iPod Touch

Remember iPods? The things that switched Apple from a computer company to the electronics company, the most valuable in company in company history? There hasn't been a new one in two years. Today, it's back, upgraded, and super skinny. Read More >>


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