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Force Touch Is Reportedly Coming To iPhone

Ahoy, an Apple rumour! Unnamed sources tell Bloomberg Business Apple has begun production on an iPhone model equipped with Force Touch, the same haptic feedback feature that made its debut this year in the Apple Watch and the company’s new MacBook.


iOS 9 Features, Leaks And Release Date: What We Know So Far

It’s a busy year for Apple. The super-shiny (and incredibly expensive) Apple Watch hit shops last month and the smart money and rumour-merchants have it on good authority that a brand new iPhone model may be touching down as early as August. In the middle of that we have the World Wide Developer Conference, also known as WWDC. It’s there that we’re likely to see new software for all your iOS devices. Here’s what we know about iOS 9 so far.


Report: Apple May Be Creating A Stylus For The Rumoured iPad Pro

Apple Insider reports that Apple may be considering its own stylus or iPen or Apple Pen or whatever for the upcoming iPad Pro, or is it the Air Plus? Like I said, it’s a big ole rumour party.


Samsung Could Make More Windows Phones In 2015

The last time Samsung made a Windows Phone it was the Windows 8 Samsung ATIV SE, a Verizon Wireless exclusive back in the spring of last year. Samsung hasn’t even bothered with an out-of-the-box 8.1 device since. But the smartphone maker is interested in making more Windows Phone handsets. Only that pesky Android royalties legal battles stands in its way.


Google Translate Is Getting Upgraded To Take On Skype

According to The New York Times, Google isn’t going to let Skype runaway with all the high-tech, language barrier-smashing fun. An upcoming update will allow the app to auto-recognise popular languages and translate them into text in real time.


Leaked Images Show What Could've Been A Lumia 1020 Successor

When the Lumia 1020 launched last summer with its bulbous 41-megapixel camera, it was a weird looking smartphone that found favour with the photography-inclined. It’s been 15 months since the 1020 was released, and we haven’t seen much physical evidence that Microsoft was planning a follow-up — until now.


'iPad Air Plus' Leak Supposedly Details Apple's Upcoming Mega Tab

This weekend, a leak from Japanese magazine Mac Fan (subsequently picked up by Macotakara) reveals what they believe to be schematics and specs surrounding Apple’s rumoured 12.2-inch tablet, the same mega tablet that Bloomberg reported was coming back in August.


Rumour: Stainless Steel Apple Watch Will Cost $500, Gold $4000

While Apple announced that the base model of its forthcoming smartwatch would cost $US350, it’s remained tight-lipped about the pricing of the rest of the range. Now, a new report suggests that the stainless steel version will start at $US500, and the gold at somewhere between $4000 and $5000.


Supposed IPhone 6 Benchmarked: 1 GB RAM, Dual-Core 1.4GHz A8?

The same guys that posted a seemingly legitimate video of the next iPhone have just published the results of a series of benchmarking tests they have performed on the device. If they’re accurate, they suggest that the phone could be in for a modest spec bump — but a noticeable jump in performance.


This Could (Maybe, Possibly) Be The iPhone 6

Ahead of tomorrow’s announcement by Apple, a video has been posted online which claims to be a short review of the new iPhone 6. It’s in Mandarin, it’s far from definitely being real — but this could, maybe, possibly be the phone that Apple announces tomorrow.