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iOS 8 is here!

After being unveiled at the Apple World Wide Developer Conference in June, iOS 8 has finally become available for the public. It is released as an over-the-air update for iOS users. The latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system includes additional functionality in Messages, interactive notifications, and support for Handoff and Continuity…

iPhone 5s, 5c prices discounted at Walmart as low as $0.97

Engadget today has spotted some price cuts put in place by Walmart on both the iPhone 5s and 5c. Walmart now has the base 16GB iPhone 5c listed at just 97 cents, significantly less than what Apple is selling the device for on their website for a whooping $99. The 5c’s bigger (not really), badder brother, the 5s, also received a nice price cut, with…

Gazelle locks in iPhone 5s trade-in value until September 9th

Electronic buy-back company Gazelle announced this morning that they’re locking in the trade-in value of the iPhone 5s until September 9th, the expected date of the iPhone 6′s reveal. For a mint condition iPhone 5s 64GB, Gazelle is offering $350, subtracting $25 with each storage capacity decrease. iPhone 5s owners can begin to reserve themselves a box…

Wally Stick-On – The iPhone wallet case for minimalists [Review]

There’s one distinct area of iPhone accessories where no company has seemingly got it 100% right: Wallet Cases. It’s a niche in the market that not everyone cares about, but in my case (pun not intended), it’s almost an obsession. I’m constantly on the search for any means to reduce the amount of clutter I carry around with me. Or at least, a minimal…

US Apple Stores now replacing iPhone 5s screens on-site

Apple has now started rolling out an iPhone 5s screen replacement service in some of its stores in the U.S. The aim here, of course, is to offer a cheaper alternative to customers with damaged screens who previously would have needed to pay to replace the phone or have sent it out to Apple’s servicing and replacement center. A process which could take a…

Apple refused Touch ID trademark by USPTO

The US Patent & Trademark Office has refused Apple’s trademark application for “Touch ID”, reports Patently Apple. The decision, which was made in May but has only now been made public, is because another company owns a trademark for “Kronos Touch ID” and the likelihood of confusion given the similarity in naming and technology involved. From the…

Apple providing T-Mobile with free iPhones for new ‘Test Drive’ program

At its Uncarrier 5.0 event in Seattle, T-Mobile boss John Legere and Co. took the wraps off a bunch of new initiatives to maintain the carrier’s impressive growth in the American market. One such initiative is ‘Test Drive’, a scheme that will allow customers to try an iPhone 5s with unlimited domestic usage for a full 7 days. Once the trial is up,…

Five great iPhone accessories under $100 for Father’s Day

With Father’s Day approaching soon, it’s about time to start thinking of some gift ideas if you haven’t already. Here’s a selection of fairly affordable iPhone accessories for your dad this Father’s Day. Jaybird Freedom Sprint Headphones Whether your dad is an avid athlete or he likes to mow the lawn, these sweat-resistant Bluetooth earbuds from…