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Xiaomi set to launch new stores in Europe and America

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Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer best known for making tech products which take a little more than inspiration from Apple, is set to expand into European and American territories. Xiaomi stores have a launch date of May 19th, in set Western markets. Those looking forward to lapping up one of their high-end smartphones will be disappointed to hear that only ...

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Why I switched from iOS to Android.

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The Big Question The old argument is old. Which operating system, Apple’s iOS or Google’s Android, reigns supreme? Though both have their pros and cons, I have personally made the switch from iOS to Android on my phone, and I am here to share my first impressions and why I switched. Customization The original reason for myself switching was the ...

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Apple Watch Shortage Allegedly Solved

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Despite launching the Apple Watch over a month ago, Apple has had significant trouble actually getting the device into customers’ hands. The Apple Watch is not yet available in retail stores. It can only be ordered online, and even that has proven troublesome.  Apple’s manufacturing woes have been twofold.  According to Quanta Computer’s Vice Chairman CC Leung—as reported by DIGITIMES—Quanta ...

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Apple Classifies a Range of iPhones and Macs Obsolete

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Depending on who you ask, Apple’s planned-obsolescence scheme is either a bizarre quirk or a sign of Apple’s transformation into a diabolical dystopian mega-corporation.  Either way, the scheme enters its next phase on June 9, 2015. An internal document from Apple, as reported by 9To5Mac, details the iPhone and Mac models that Apple will be declaring “obsolete.” This does not ...

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Lenovo’s New LavVie Z Laptop: A Lightweight to rival the MacBook?

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It arrives in two forms.  Both are 13- inch systems, with Quad HD screens, fifth-generation Core i7 processors, 8GB of RAM and both have a 256GB solid-state drive. What could it possibly be? It’s Lenovo’s answer to the ultra-lightweight MacBook. And, dare we say it, may be the MacBook killer. What’s cool about the Lenovo’s laptop is that it’s chassis is made ...

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Tattoos Won’t Ruin Your Apple Watch

Reuters journalist Matt Siegel inputs his passcode onto his Apple Watch as his tattoos prevent the device's sensors from correctly detecting his skin, in Sydney

In a statement published by CNN Money, Apple says, “Permanent or temporary changes to your skin, such as some tattoos, can also impact heart rate sensor performance. The ink, pattern, and saturation of some tattoos can block light from the sensor, making it difficult to get reliable readings.” However, are users really that concern about their heart rate? The way Apple ...

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Apple launching new iPod Touch next month

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The Apple iPod Touch is due for a refresh and even though many thought that Apple wouldn’t bother launching a new product after the massive success of the Apple Watch, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but a new report coming from Apple Insider prompted us to dig deeper. We’ve approached a few of our sources among the community members ...

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iPhone 7 release date rumor round-up

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The iPhone 7 or the iPhone 6S, nobody is completely sure which just yet, is on its way and a slew of patents already attributed to the new Apple flagship have made the forums boil with excitement over the next big thing. News sites centered around Apple products are overwhelmed with Apple Watch news, as if there was anything more ...

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