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iPhone 5C won’t have Siri? Siriously?!

There’s one analyst in the world of technology that constantly makes ridiculous predictions regarding Apple’s future products: Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray. This time out, the Apple HDTV set loving analyst is at it again with the belief that Apple won’t include Siri in the iPhone 5C. Siri has existed since the iPhone 4S, and has featured on the iPad…

Apple working on thinner new iPad, Retina iPad mini

The new iPad line up this fall has been reported on quite often recently. While there are many different rumors, like the report earlier today that the new iPad will feature thinner touch sensors, most of the rumors point to the same thing: the new iPad will be thinner. The most often rumored aspect of the new iPad is that it will feature a body…

Apple’s USB power adapter takeback program extends to UK, Canada, Australia, France, and Germany

Apple has extended its “USB Power Adapter Takeback Program” to a few more countries it would seem, according to the update to its site. If you’ll recall, the program began earlier this month and was available in the US and China, but now has extended to a few other countries. The countries added include: UK, Canada, Australia, France, and Germany. The…

Keep your iPhone charged away from the mains this summer with Powermonkey’s solar powered Explorer [Review]

Summer is here in full force now, and with vacations or days away camping, surfing and living life outdoors happening, it can be tough to get enough time near a mains socket. What that means is you need some way of keeping your iPhone or iPad charged while you’re away. Since not everyone has a camper van or Winnabago with readily-available electricity,…

Facebook update adds hashtag support, restaurant reservations, and more

Facebook started using hashtags a few months back, and that feature has finally come to iOS in the most recent app update. You can now type, search, and tap on hashtags to see who all is talking about a certain subject. Alongside this is the ability to make restaurant reservations from participating pages. To do this, you just go to the page of a…

iPhone 5 coming to Cincinnati Bell August 16

Ohio based regional carrier Cincinnati Bell has announced that it will carry the iPhone 5 from August 16. This will be the first time that the iPhone has been available on Cincinnati Bell, however the carrier faces a dilemma over the pricing of the phone. In any carrier deal, Apple determines the number of iPhone’s that a carrier must buy, which means…

Steve Jobs awarded Disney Legends Award

Steve Jobs has been awarded a Disney Legends award at the D23 Expo, held over the weekend. The Disney Legends award seeks to recognize individuals who have made a significant contribution to Walt Disney. Steve Jobs invested in Pixar shortly after leaving Apple in 1986, paying George Lucas $5 million for tech rights, and another $5 million in capital….

Skype for iOS gets HD video calls

Skype has updated its iOS apps to allow support for HD video calling. The update allows users to make HD quality video calls, alongside a bunch of more general improvements to call quality and stability. I’ve never found Skype’s connectivity or quality to be particularly consistent, so its awesome to see Skype making steps to improve that. Sadly,…

iPad 5 to use same thin touch sensors as iPad mini

By now, I’m sure you’re all aware that Apple’s next iPad is virtually confirmed to be a larger version of the iPad mini, but equipped with the same 9.7-inch Retina display currently in the 4th generation iPad. At least, that’s what any industry watcher and tech blogger is expecting. But that won’t come without overcoming some obstacles. In order to…