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Samsung, Apple Continue Global Smartphone Lead – Xiaomi Grabs 3rd

Posted on 30/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Research firm IDG reports the global smartphone market grew 25% in the third quarter of 2014, with Apple hanging in there in second place, Samsung losing marketshare while retaining its lead, and Chinese phone maker Xiaomi grabbing a surprising third place in the rankings.

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Order Your Taco Bell Fix Directly From Your iPhone

Posted on 28/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Forget all of that Apple Pay news, here’s what our readers have really been waiting for… Taco Bell has released a long-awaited update to its iPhone app to allow customers to order their food ahead of time, and then pick it up via the drive-thru or inside the restaurant.

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Sprint Offers 12-Month Option to Its ‘iPhone for Life’ Plan

Posted on 27/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Sprint continues its aggressive campaign to woo iPhone customers into their wireless fold, as they’ve added a new 12-month plan to their “iPhone for Life” plan. The new option allows customers to trade their old iPhone in for a new one every 12 months.

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MacTrast Deals: Save on 3 Years of Hacker Protection With VPN Unlimited – Just $19

Posted on 27/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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When you use unsecured public Wi-Fi hotspots, you’re opening yourself up to hackers and identity thieves who want to steal your personal information. You have exactly three days left to grab 3 years of protection from the bad guys with VPN Unlimited Premium. Just $19 for three years worth of peace of mind? Sounds like a good deal to us!

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Apple Looks to Expand iPhone 6 NFC Chip Usage Beyond Apple Pay

Posted on 27/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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A report today says Apple is actively looking to make partnerships that would increase the utility of the NFC chip found in its flagship iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets. At the moment, the chip can only be used by the Apple Pay mobile payments service.

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South Korean iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Pre-Orders Top 100,000 Units

Posted on 27/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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The WSJ reports Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus went on pre-order in South Korea on Friday, racking up pre-orders of over 100,000 units. Pre-orders for home grown Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 totaled a third of that, coming in at around 30,000 units for the same time frame when it launched pre-orders back in September.

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Camera+ App for iOS Now Free Via Apple Store App

Posted on 26/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Camera+, the ultra popular iOS photo app is currently available as a free download via Apple’s Apple Store app. The app is regularly priced at $2.99. The app currently boasts a 4 star rating in the App Store.

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iPhone 6 Plus Users Report Inexplicable Crashing Issues

Posted on 24/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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A number of iPhone 6 Plus users are reporting an issue where the phone crashes or enters a reboot loop. Many users have been forced to take their iPhone in for service where it is usually swapped out for a new unit.

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