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Apple’s Swift Programming Language Shoots Up The Charts

Posted on 16/01/2015 by Chris Hauk

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While the unveiling of Apple’s new programming language Swift may have taken the developer community by surprise last year at WWDC 2014, it hasn’t taken them long to adapt the new method of developing for the iOS devices and the Mac.

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Urban Armor Gear Gives the iPhone 6 a Free Ride Into Space… And Back Again

Posted on 15/01/2015 by Chris Hauk

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iPhone case maker Urban Armor Gear took a stock iPhone 6, encased in the company’s composite case and sent it into space via a weather balloon. The company has now shared a video of the device’s journey, and you’ll be glad to know the iPhone survived. The rest of the rig… Not so much.

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MacTrast Deals: We’re Giving Away an iMac – Enter Today!

Posted on 15/01/2015 by Chris Hauk

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The iMac is a thing of beauty, with its sleek profile and iconic design. We’d all love to have one, but for some of us, the iMac is sadly out of our price range. But, what if we told you that you could win an iMac? It’s true.

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Bank of America Says 800K Customers Enrolled in Apple Pay – 1.1M Cards Added

Posted on 15/01/2015 by Chris Hauk

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The Bank of America has released its Q4 2014 earnings report, which includes numbers for customer adoption of Apple Pay. The bank says almost 800,000 customers are currently enrolled in Apple Pay, adding approximately 1.1 million cards to the service since its launch in October 2014.

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Samsung Looks to Buy BlackBerry in $7.5 Billion Deal (UPDATED)

Posted on 14/01/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Samsung has been involved in talks to buy fellow mobile device maker Blackberry. Reuters reports the South Korean electronics firm has made a $7.5 billion offer for BlackBerry, likely to gain control of its lucrative patent portfolio.

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WHOOPS! BlackBerry Sent an Official Tweet From an iPhone!

Posted on 14/01/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Sure, we’ve seen some embarrassing tweets from celebrities or other public figures sent from an iPhone when they’re tweeting to promote another mobile platform, but it’s not every day you see an official company tweet coming from the wrong OS.

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