Apple Recalls Some iPhone 5 Smartphones over Battery Issue


For many people the battery in their smartphone never seems to last long enough. If you own an Apple iPhone 5 smartphone, there may be a reason your battery doesn’t last long enough. Apple has announced that it is recalling “a very small percentage” of iPhone 5 smartphones due to a battery issue.

Apple says that affected devices might “suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently.” Only certain customers in the US and China are eligible for the free battery replacement under the recall. The recall covers iPhone 5 devices sold between September 2012 and January 2013 within a certain range of serial numbers.

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iPhone 6 Keynote Looks Like September 9th

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We have previously heard rumors that Apple’s new iPhone 6 would be made official on September the 9th, the handset is rumored to go up for pre-order the same week, and launch in the stores on the 19th of September.

Now it looks like we have more evidence with supports the date of September the 9th for the iPhone 6 Keynote, as a manual for Apple’s new iPhone has been leaked, and the date on the handset is the 9th of September, you can see the full photo below.

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Google Slides iOS App Arrives In the iTunes App Store

Google Slides iOS

Google has this week extended the range of applications available on Apple’s iOS devices and mobile operating system with the launch of their new Google Slides iOS application.

The Google Slides iOS app joins the already released Google Docs and Google Sheets office productivity products and completes the set of Google office suite apps to compete fully with the offerings of Microsoft’s Office and Apple iWorks applications.

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Apple Adds Mary J. Blidge And More To iTunes Festival London

iTunes Festival London

When the iTunes Festival London was announced, Apple said that there would be over 60 acts performing at this years festival, which takes place in London in September.

Now Apple has announced that they are adding a bunch of new acts to the lineup, which include Mary J. Blidge, Tony Bennet and more, you can see a list of the artists that have been added below.

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iPhone 6 vs iPhone 5S (Photos)

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Apple are expected to launch their new iPhone 6 next month, the company is said to be launching a 4.7 inch version of the handset, and a 5.5 inch model is expected later in the year.

Now we have some new photos, of what are reported to be the new iPhone 6 next to Apple’s current model, the iPhone 5S, have a look at the photos below of the two handsets next to each other.

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Apple OS X Yosemite Public Beta 2 Released

OS X Yosemite

Apple released the OS X Yosemite Public Beta back in July, the public trial of Apple’s new desktop OS was made available to around 1 million people at launch.

Now Apple has released an updated version of the public beta, OS X Yosemite Public Beta 2, and it comes with a range of new features and changes over the original.

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Apple’s reversible USB cable shown in patent pics

app patentBy now you’ve seen pictures or video of the reversible USB cable Apple is planning to release with the iPhone 6. It is a really nice and useful concept. But how exactly is Apple accomplishing this feat? We have some answers to that question. Some newly released patent info gives us some detail about how the reversible USB will work.

The design is so simple that it is actually genius. The USB outlet will feature a central stalk where the connector is located. That stalk will slide to the side, no matter which end is up on the USB port, allowing for a successful plug-in each time. Seeing it here, I’m surprised it took this long for someone to figure out.
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iPhone 6 RAM To Be Supplied By Samsung (Rumor)

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The iPhone 6 is expected to be launched next month, the handset is apparently in production, and now according to a recent report, Apple has turned to Samsung to supply the RAM for the new iPhone 6.

Samsung has been a major supplier of components for Apple’s devices for years, although since 2013, Apple has looked elsewhere for parts for the iPhones and iPads.

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iPhone 6 To Come With 128GB Option (Rumor)

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Yesterday we found out some more details on the camera on the iPhone 6 from a leaked schematic, now it would appear that we have more information on Apple’s next iPhone from another leaked schematic.

The leaked schematic for the new iPhone shows that there will be a new storage option this year, one with 128GB of built in storage, the current top storage size on the iPhone 5S is 64GB.

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iPad Air 2 Rumored To Come With 2GB Of RAM

iPad Air 2

As well as the new iPhone 6, we are also expecting to see a new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 some time this year, all three devices will apparently be powered by the Apple A8 mobile processor.

The Apple A8 processor will be the company’s second generation 64-bit mobile processor, and now according to a recent report, the iPad Air 2 will come with 2GB of RAM, and the iPad Mini 3 with 1GB of RAM.

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