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New iPhone 7 concepts have vastly different takes on the future

Now that Apple has ruined all of our fun by showing us what the iPhone SE looks like, we can go back to obsessing over iPhone 7 concepts. We have two new ones for you to check out; one of them seems way more likely than the other, but they’re equally fun. We’re sure these […]

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iPhone SE is more bendy and breakable than iPhone 6s

The iPhone SE may have the brains of the iPhone 6s, but not the brawn. It took only 160 pounds of force to bend the iPhone SE’s frame in a new durability test pitting Apple’s tiny new iPhone against the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The new 4-inch iPhone stands up well fairly well against […]

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iPhone SE only costs Apple $160 to build

When it comes to building iPhones, it really pays to use old parts. The iPhone SE only costs Apple about $ 160 to build and assemble, based on the latest findings from an IHS teardown that discovered one the display, Apple cut costs down to less than half by using the same four-inch screen found on […]

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Google Search can now teach you animal sounds

Ever wondered what a raccoon sounds like? Do you know the difference between a lion’s roar and a tiger’s “grrr?” Now you can find out right inside Google Search. Google has baked a whole bunch of animal sounds into Google to help teach kids what they sound like. To access them, you simply search for […]

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Amazon CEO teases top of the line Kindle coming next week

Looking for a new tablet but don’t need all the whiz-bang features that come with Apple’s pricey new iPad Pro? Amazon may have just what you need when it reveals the 8th-generation Kindle next week. Amazon CEO teased the new tablet on Twitter today, giving readers a heads up on something wonderful coming their way. […]

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How (and why) to disable LTE on your iPhone

Why would you want to disable the fast mobile network speeds of LTE? Sometimes you’ll hit an area with spotty LTE coverage and your iPhone will bounce between 3G, LTE, or even EDGE. That can kill your battery and you’ll want to disable LTE to avoid that. You might even want to just turn off […]

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How to save iPhone storage by limiting the Messages app

If you’re running out of local or iCloud storage space on your iPhone (or iPad), it may be time to check and see how much space the Messages app is taking up. By default, your iPhone or iPad is set to save any messages you send and receive forever. This can result in iPhone out […]

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Which fliers to search? There’s a $1.4 million app for that

Whether it’s airlines dropping flight manuals for iPads or iBeacons being used at airports, the aviation industry isn’t shy about embracing Apple products. But it seems the Transportation Security Administration has yet another use in mind: It spent $ 1.4 million on a TSA iPad app to determine which passengers to randomly search when they’re about to […]

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Add a secure external drive to your iOS device [Deals]

Plenty of people complain about the limited space on their iPhone or iPad, but what can you really do about it? Well, getting an iSafe Drive Lite is a great start. It’s a palm-sized drive that adds 32 gigs of secure storage to your iOS phone or tablet. It’s also the first ever MFI-certified storage […]

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