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Apple’s 2014 product roadmap: iWatch in two sizes, 4.7″ and 5.5″ iPhone 6, iPad and Apple TV updates, more

According to a research note obtained by AppleInsider, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes it is going to be a big second half of the year for Apple with a particularly busy third quarter. Apple is expected to release a slew of new products in 2014, starting at the end of Q2 and continuing through to the and of Q4 as the above diagram shows. In his 2014…

Report: Human Interface VP Greg Christie is leaving Apple due to “friction” with Jony Ive

Mark Gurman, the well-known Apple blogger that often has leaks which pan out to be accurate more times than not, is now laying out some interesting news. According to Gurman, Greg Christie, the guy who came up with “slide to unlock,” is leaving Apple. Why would someone who has influenced the iPhone be leaving Apple? Jony Ive, apparently, is the reason. The…

iPhone 5s and HTC One (M8) outperform Samsung Galaxy S5 in benchmark tests

Raw CPU and GPU performance doesn’t necessarily translate into a better user experience, but benchmark tests can be a good indicator of the level of performance you can expect from a device. AnandTech has completed a thorough technical review of the new Samsung Galaxy S5 and, in the site’s usual style, the device has been put through its paces in 39…

Ex-Apple Store Genius posts iOS battery saving technique guide

Scotty Loveless is a former Apple Store employee, where he worked as a Genius and iOS technician. He also has a blog at Overthought.org, where he happened to write a post titled “The Ultimate Guide to Solving iOS Battery Drain.” He has, over the years of working at the Apple Store, researched how to best combat the effects of battery drain on iOS devices,…

iPhone 6 renderings created using leaked schematics

A set of awesome renderings has been created based on leaked schematics of the iPhone 6. Last month schematics were obtained from Japanese publisher MacFan that detailed designs for two brand new iPhone models, a 4.7-inch device and a 5.7 inch device. We have no way of determining whether or not these schematics do represent a future Apple device(s),…

How To: Add more languages, and Emoji, to your iOS keyboard

If you’re multi-lingual, and have friends or family that you communicate with in different languages, it can be useful to have multiple language keyboards on you iOS devices. Fortunately, there are many, many language keyboard options in iOS and the best part is the ability to quickly switch between them when necessary. Here’s how to add more…

Check out Samsung’s latest iPad-bashing Galaxy Pro ads [videos]

We’re used to it by now. Samsung releases a TV ad to show off how poor the Apple equivalent is to its product. Whether it’s the Galaxy S4’s ability to transfer files with a simple tap, or the fact that its  followers don’t line up like sheep for the new releases (they totally do), it’s not shy in taking a swipe at Apple. This time out it’s the…

Developers notified of WWDC ticket lottery results

For Apple developers, one of the most exciting events of the year is the Worldwide Developers Conference, also known more popularly as WWDC. The event is the annual conference where Apple usually announces the brand new version of iOS (this year, expected to be iOS 8), and sometimes reveals new devices such as a new MacBook Air, or even give us a sneak…