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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.

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.

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. 

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. 

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.

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. 

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. 

Xiaomi smartphone users in China are more engaged than iPhone users

Xiaomi smartphone users in China are more engaged than iPhone users

While it is widely perceived that Apple is a worldwide leader in software and customer engagement, sometimes referred to as the “Apple Magic,” the latest numbers from mobile metrics firm Flurry reveal that Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has been stealing some of its thunder. Read ahead to see just how well the “Apple of China” is doing.

Your next iPhone will not be made entirely by a robot

Your next iPhone will not be made entirely by a robot

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn recently went on a hiring spree, recruiting a record-breaking 100,000 employees from mainland China to assist with production of the iPhone 6. Then, a few days ago, it was reported that the iPhone maker was adding 10,000 robots to its assembly line to help automate the process. But if you think robots are going to be replacing humans, that does not appear to be the case. 

Students film Earth from space thanks to an iPhone attached to a balloon

Students film Earth from space thanks to an iPhone attached to a balloon

The iPhone arguably has one of the best cameras in a smartphone, so any time someone can put it to good use sounds like a great idea. Even if that includes filming the Earth from a balloon.