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iPhone 5c now available in 8GB option, £429 SIM-free in the UK

Yesterday we began hearing rumors that Apple was planning on adding an 8GB version of its colorful iPhone to the lineup. It seems almost something of a last resort to get the 5c selling better. And, although the device is still relatively popular (particularly among the younger generation of consumers), it’s still not been reaching the heights that…

Office for iPad announcement expected at Microsoft’s March 27 event

Microsoft has announced that it will be holding an event next week on March 27th. This will be the first event with the new CEO Satya Nadella, and is expected to be the introduction of the “mobile first, cloud first” strategy that has been talked about for the company going forward. Highly expected to be announced at this event is Office for iPad, something…

iPad Pro concept features almost bezel-free 4K 12.9-inch display [pics]

Will they, won’t they? A question many have been debating ever since the first iPad arrived on the scene in 2010. It seems logical to some that Apple will copy its Mac range across its iOS devices too. Back in the day we use to see concepts and rumors of an iPhone Pro. This was back when the iPhone was still in its infancy and many manufacturers were…

Why I hate smartwatches

Ever since the inception of the smartwatch, I’ve found myself looking more and more upon that abhorrent concept with disgust and hatred. I thought I’d take some time to expound a little on why I dislike them so much. I suppose my initial reaction to the smartwatch lies in my disdain for “wearables” in general. I’ve never been a fan of watches, finding…

Packaging confirms 8GB iPhone 5c model [photo]

As you’ve undoubtedly heard, Apple is reportedly set to launch an 8GB storage capacity model of the iPhone 5c. It’s almost certain that this – plus the massive ramp in in marketing efforts recently – is an effort to boost the disappointing sales of the “unapologetically plastic” colorful iPhone. We’d heard from our sources that the 8GB model was in…

Monday Moan: Releasing an 8GB iPhone 5c is not the answer

This week’s Monday Moan is all about Apple’s decision to build and release an 8GB version of the iPhone 5c. It’s Apple’s way of trying to make the 5c more popular, but, the best solution would have been just making the current models cheaper. 8GB is nowhere near enough storage, and the problem wasn’t just the price, it’s the perception of cheapness that…

New report shows off iOS 8’s HealthBook app in detail

If you’ve been following rumors of iOS 8 and what it could feature over the past few months, you’ll know they’re all coming from one source. And – for the first time since I started covering Apple – they’re coming with a huge amount of detail, and are being thoroughly previewed. That’s set to continue again today as Mark Gurman writes an extensive…

Analyst: iPhone 6 to come with pressure, temperature and humidity sensors

You can fully expect for the next few months we’re going to keep on hearing about the iPhone 6. Today’s rumor comes courtesy of analyst Sun Chang Xu of ESM-China, who posted some information to her Weibo account: According to Sun Chang Xu (news chief analyst at ESM-China), sources close to the matter have revealed that Apple will catch up in the…

5 apps I couldn’t live without – Adam’s choices

As Cam did just last week, I have endeavored to select the 5 most important apps in my life. This is no mean feat given the nearly 200 apps currently on my iPhone. To make it even more challenging, we’re picking only the apps we couldn’t live without, not just the awesome apps we have but don’t necessarily need. We are also not allowed to choose stock…