Chinese vendors accepting online pre-orders for iPhone 6

Chinese vendors accepting online pre-orders for iPhone 6

Talk about jumping the gun. According to the Wall Street Journal, some Chinese vendors on the Alibaba marketplace have already began accepting pre-orders for the oft-rumored iPhone 6. Apple is widely expected to announce the next-generation smartphone in just a few months, alongside the public release of iOS 8. 

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‘Find My iPhone’ helps man track down stolen car in Peru

‘Find My iPhone’ helps man track down stolen car in Peru

There has been a lot of interesting story lines surrounding Find My iPhone over the years, as the security feature has helped numerous Apple users find their stolen or misplaced iPhones and iPads. But for one Peruvian man, the tracking tool helped him locate much more than just a stolen smartphone or tablet. 

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Here’s what happens to an iPhone run over by a lawn mower

Here’s what happens to an iPhone run over by a lawn mower

We’ve seen every new iPhone undergo drop tests, scratch tests and get blown into pieces in a blender. But what happens to an iPhone that gets run over by a lawn mower?

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Best Buy offers worthwhile deals with purchase of certain iPhone models, including gift cards and an iHome portable speaker

Best Buy offers worthwhile deals with purchase of certain iPhone models, including gift cards and an iHome portable speaker

Best Buy isn’t a stranger to deals, especially when it comes to Apple-branded products. This time around, in a limited time offer spread out through the end of July, Best Buy has plenty of options for anyone looking to pick up a new iPhone.

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GooPhone i6 is official, clones the iPhone 6 and goes on sale August 1 in China

GooPhone i6 is official, clones the iPhone 6 and goes on sale August 1 in China

When it comes to iPhone clones, one knockoff “competitor” is pretty famous for its tenacity. GooPhone has officially announced the GooPhone i6, and as you can see, it shares quite the resemblance to a still unannounced device.

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Logitech announces Protection+ case and car accessories for iPhone 5s

Logitech announces Protection+ case and car accessories for iPhone 5s

Logitech announced on Wednesday that it will be adding three new smartphone accessories to its product lineup, including the slim and ultra-protective Protection+ case for iPhone 5s. The case features a hard polycarbonate outer shell with flex-resistant corners that are shock absorbing, safeguarding your device from the elements. 

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iPhone 5s is still the world’s best selling smartphone, tops Samsung Galaxy S5

iPhone 5s is still the world’s best selling smartphone, tops Samsung Galaxy S5

Building upon a recent study that found the iPhone to be the most popular smartphone in the first quarter, Counterpoint Technology Research Firm has published a list of the best-selling smartphones across 35 countries in May. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the iPhone 5s once again took the top spot on the list. 

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Apple launches iPhone and iPad trade-in programs in Australia

Apple launches iPhone and iPad trade-in programs in Australia

Trading in older Apple-branded products, to knock off the full price of a new gadget you’ve been wanting, is certainly quite the lucrative market. Apple has just allowed another region to start trading in their old equipment to get new gadgets.

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Apple’s A8 chip could be 2 GHz or more, remain dual-core

Apple’s A8 chip could be 2 GHz or more, remain dual-core

For those wondering how fast Apple’s next-generation Apple A8 chip could be, G for Games has shared potential new details. According to the report, the Chinese media has been going rampant over a rumor that the Apple A8 system-on-a-chip could remain dual-core with a clock speed of 2 GHz or more. 

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iPhone’s ‘Frequent Locations’ feature called a ‘national security concern’ in China

iPhone’s ‘Frequent Locations’ feature called a ‘national security concern’ in China

The state-run China Central Television on Friday called the iPhone’s “Frequent Locations” feature a “national security concern” during its noon broadcast, claiming that the location-tracking function could allow for those with access to the data to gain knowledge of China’s “state secrets” and other sensitive information. 

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