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Apple releases iOS 8 feature availability list

As Apple adds more features to iOS, many of those features involve local data, language recognition, or legal agreements. As a result, Apple is unable to provide these features for every region and language, at least right away. Fortunately, Apple has shared a list of iOS 8 features that aren’t available for everyone. This should be helpful for customers…

Moment lenses – The only choice for mobile photography [Review]

Back in January, a little company from Seattle called Moment launched a Kickstarter for some serious mobile camera lenses. They introduced Moment Wide (a wide-angle lens) and Moment Tele (a 2x telephoto lens), with the idea that mobile photography will be the most common option for most people. I’ve been thinking this for a while, but I had struggled to…

What to expect from Apple’s September 9th event

Apple’s September media event is right around the corner and this year, like most in recent memory, we’ve been inundated with leaked information, alleged device parts and a whole bunch of rumors. Nothing is certain until Apple shows it off on stage but Darren and myself have each written up our event wish lists, from the likely to the ludicrous. Now,…

New photos of purported iPad Air 2 rear shell surface

French blog NoWhereElse.fr is known for getting its hands on parts from Apple’s upcoming products and leaking them to the internet. Today, they’ve released 2 images of what they claim is the rear panel of the iPad Air 2. According to the post, they expect the iPad Air 2 to be announced sometime in October or November. As you can see in the first…

New report claims 12.9-inch iPad coming in 2015

According to Bloomberg, Apple’s suppliers are gearing up to start production on a 12.9-inch iPad model, with production set to begin by the first quarter of 2015. As you may know, a 12.9-inch iPad would be the biggest iPad ever produced. Apple currently offers the iPad mini with Retina Display and the iPad Air which come in at 7.9 inches and 9.7 inches,…

Production for 16nm A9 iPhone 6s chip scheduled for early 2015

The iPhone 6 hasn’t even been announced yet, and we’ve already got some news today on the iPhone 6s. Yes, the iPhone 6s. Chinese news publication Economic Daily News is reporting this morning that Apple chip maker TSCM is slightly ahead of schedule for the manufacturing of the A9 processor chips The new chips will most likely see their debut in…

Apple patent sheds new light on reversible USB cable

A patent filling revealed today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office details just how Apple plans to make the USB side on their ‘Lightening’ chargers reversible. The patent, spotted by AppleInsider, details that the thick plastic layer that normally covers half of the USB inside the plug is being cut down to a thin layer of plastic. The patent…

iPad Air 2 internal parts appear online

New photos posted this morning by French blog iPhonote claim to show internal parts from the next-gen iPad Air. The parts claim to show the new GPS antenna, WiFi chip, and microphone. This isn’t the first iPad Air 2 leak we’ve seen, as just recently parts that claimed to show the chassis were posted, although all signs point to the next-gen Air to have…