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Could we see the new Samsung Tab S2 tomorrow?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 - Like this, but taller.

The Samsung Galaxy S was the high-end multimedia tablet of choice when it was released 2 years ago, and its successor is expected to arrive tomorrow (20th July) at a London event (if the good folks at TabletMonkeys are correct). However, the newest iteration in Samsung’s range are expected to be different from its predecessor. Insterad of using a widescreen ...

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Apple pulls the confederate flag from their store

Apple pulls the confederate flag

In a move that has been greeted on forums and by twitter users across the breadth of the internet as “dumb” and “just stupid”, Apple has pulled all games from their store that display a Confederate flag. Whilst no doubt a gesture that is well meant, following the recent tragedy in Charleston, in effect this has resulted in the removal ...

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Apple Music Dealings Under Antitrust Investigation

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The specter of Theodore Roosevelt hovers over the Attorneys General of New York and Connecticut as they investigate potential breaches of antitrust law in the dealings between Universal Music Group—the largest music corporation in the world—and Apple. According to a report issued by the Wall Street Journal the Attorneys General are concerned about “record labels seeking to circumvent competition by ...

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Apple Says: Eye-Eye Captain!

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One of the many new (and somewhat expected) announcements at Monday’s Worldwide Developers Conference, was Apple’s new operating system OS X El Captain. In typical Apple fashion, the announcement came with an immediate release for developers. The public will be able to download it for free this fall. In my personal experience, Yosemite has been a pretty flawed OS since ...

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Apple wants to “Connect” you to musicians

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Apple, the technological giant, has announced at this year’s WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) that they are dipping their feet in the music streaming industry with Apple Music. With this announcement Apple will be going directly at competitors such as Spotify and Tidal for reigns in this industry. One advantage Apple will have over these is the fact that it will ...

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2016: Year of the Screen?

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Screens have undergone a serious makeover in the past year. Whether it’s a top-tier smartphone boasting a 2K resolution backed by Super AMOLED tech, or the sexy new curves of the latest TV’s, it’s clear that screens aren’t the same large grey boxes we once knew them to be. Next year is set to continue to spoil us, providing subtle ...

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Apple High-Speed Network Reportedly In The Works

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According to Bloomberg Business, Apple has big plans for their infrastructure. Up until now Apple has been dependent on third party networks and servers to provide for services like iTunes, iCloud, and Siri. The status quo, however, is evidently set to change. Apple is dealt with the likes of Amazon and Microsoft to meet the capacity demands on its cloud ...

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Apple Music – Streaming Service to be Announced Monday

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Apple will have it’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference on Monday. As per usual, they’ll have a slew of announcements and exciting news to share with Apple fans and developers alike. There have been a few leaks and rumours floating around, but one that seems pretty intriguing is a streaming service that will be called, Apple Music. It’s more than a ...

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Is Apple gearing up for its own take on Google Street-View

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Residents of American cities may have noticed Apple’s camera-toting cars roaming around a few months ago, at the time it was unclear what their purpose was. However, new information has hinted at the company’s attempt at creating a new rival to Google Street-view. Google’s map-defining feature has been available since 2007, and has set it apart from its rivals; but now, ...

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The Apple Watch: Is it practical these days?

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It is doubtless that most people have already heard of the existence of the Apple Watch by now, a device that is intended to revolutionize watches and for some, it is the first time that they have even heard of the smart watch market. Perhaps for some of you, your first question was simply “Why? What can it do?” With a ...

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