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Google’s Skybox can predict the next iPhone launch using satellite imagery

Google’s Skybox can predict the next iPhone launch using satellite imagery

Skybox Imaging, an intelligence company that focuses on bringing the power of satellite imagery to other businesses, was recently acquired by Google. But a new profiling of the company done by The Wall Street Journal reveals some very interesting information that will no doubt change how we look at things related to privacy and mapping.

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New iPhone-connected ‘Vessyl’ smart cup from Yves Behar tracks your drinking habits

New iPhone-connected ‘Vessyl’ smart cup from Yves Behar tracks your drinking habits

Vessyl is a new smart cup from Yves Behar, which lets you measure a variety of data points about drinks being poured into it in real time. The device can detect a wide variety of drink types, including water, juices, soda, and more. But what makes this cup special is that it can measure things like calorie levels using a variety of sensors and send that information to your iPhone.

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Starbucks bringing Powermat wireless phone chargers nationwide

Starbucks bringing Powermat wireless phone chargers nationwide

You’ll soon be able to charge your iPhone at a Starbucks location near you, if you happen to live in a larger city in the United States. The coffee company announced on Thursday that it will be bringing Powermat wireless phone chargers to Starbucks locations nationwide, starting with the San Francisco Bay area this year. The rollout will initially focus on the West Coast, and expand to major metropolitan areas across the United States through 2015. 

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Synaptics buys iPhone display chipmaker Renesas for $475 million

Synaptics buys iPhone display chipmaker Renesas for $475 million

Synaptics, a maker of touchscreen chips, announced that it is buying the sole supplier of display chips for the iPhone at the price of $475 million, leading the company’s stock to jump 19% in extended trading. The company also announced that it is raising its revenue forecast for the fourth quarter — which is set to end on June 30th.

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Here are 5 of the best iPhone photos taken in 2014

Here are 5 of the best iPhone photos taken in 2014

Apple has long touted the iPhone as the most popular camera in the world, which is not much of a surprise given that the smartphone is approaching 550 million overall sales since launching seven years ago. As a testament to how much the iPhone has improved over that time, look no further than the eighth annual iPhone Photography Awards. The photos are absolutely breathtaking.

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iOS 7 adoption approaches 90 percent ahead of WWDC

iOS 7 adoption approaches 90 percent ahead of WWDC

Apple is kicking off its Worldwide developers conference on Monday, with the unveiling of iOS 8 expected to be a major highlight of tomorrow’s keynote event. Ahead of these changes to iOS, adoption of the current version of iOS continues to grow, with almost 90 percent of iPhone and iPad owners running iOS 7, claims Chitika in a recent report.

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RadioShack’s huge sale: iPhone 5s for $79, or Free with trade-in

RadioShack’s huge sale: iPhone 5s for $79, or Free with trade-in

RadioShack is offering huge discounts on the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. If you’re looking to buy a new iPhone, RadioShack’s prices are cheapest ever the iPhone has been sold for.

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Australian Mac and iOS users are reporting their devices have been remotely locked by Hackers for ransom

Australian Mac and iOS users are reporting their devices have been remotely locked by Hackers for ransom

A number of iOS and Mac users in Australia are reporting on Apple Support Communities and Twitter that their iPhones, iPads and Macs are being locked remotely by hackers, and are demanding a ransom to get access to their devices again.

Hackers seem to be using Find my iPhone to remotely lock the device. 

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Apple officially launches 8 GB iPhone 5c in India; offering Rs. 4000 discount and free case

Apple officially launches 8 GB iPhone 5c in India; offering Rs. 4000 discount and free case

Two months following the launch of the 8 GB iPhone 5c in the U.K., Apple has officially launched the discounted iPhone 5c in India. The phone comes at the price of Rs. 33,500 ($572), but it’s currently discounted at Rs. 4,000 ($68) less than the standard price of Rs. 37,500 ($640). 

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Hackers claim they’ve bypassed iCloud Activation Lock

Hackers claim they’ve bypassed iCloud Activation Lock

A couple of hackers claim that they’ve managed to bypass Activation Lock, Apple’s anti-theft protection measure that makes an iOS device unusable until the owner’s Apple ID password is entered.

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