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Apple again rumored to be building an Ultra HD 4K TV set for release late 2013 or early 2014

Apple again rumored to be building an Ultra HD 4K TV set for release late 2013 or early 2014

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Randomly accurate site Digitimes is reporting the often repeated rumor that Apple is still working on a TV set. The latest rumor surrounds the actual specifications of the TV set which Digitimes sources claim will be 4K. For those that don’t know, 4K or Ultra HD offers two times the horizontal and vertical resolution of the curent 1080p standard giving it a resolution of 3840 x 2160...

Facebook Messenger now offers free voice calls for users in the UK as well as the U.S. and Canada

Facebook Messenger now offers free voice calls for users in the UK as well as the U.S. and Canada

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After launching its free voice calling option for its Facebook Messenger app earlier this year in the United States and Canada, Facebook has has quietly rolled out the same service for its UK users. The new calling feature for UK users is built into the Facebook Messenger app and if one of your contacts is online and capable of receiving a voice call you can now easily make a call.

Apple updates its ‘Why iPhone’ page with news of its ninth customer satisfaction award

Apple updates its ‘Why iPhone’ page with news of its ninth customer satisfaction award

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Last week Apple sent out marketing emails informing its customers of reasons why they should buy the iPhone 5. Apple also launched a web page called “Why iPhone” which listed a host of features, one of which was touting the iPhone as the J.D. Power and Associates choice for customer satisfaction for a staggering eight years running. Well that page was quickly outdated earlier this week...

Apple adds ‘Offers In-App Purchases’ warning to the iTunes App Store (updated)

Apple adds ‘Offers In-App Purchases’ warning to the iTunes App Store (updated)

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Apple has added a new warning label to apps in the iTunes App Store that contain in-app purchase options. You can now see at a glance if a particular app you are considering buying has in-app purchases. This new feature will hopefully help you make good decisions when buying apps that appear to be free but then later encourage you to upgrade them within the app; sometimes at really high...

European regulators are looking into Apple’s carrier agreements over antitrust fears

European regulators are looking into Apple’s carrier agreements over antitrust fears

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European regulators are looking into Apple’s deals with European carriers over antitrust fears. The European union were supposedly contacted by several cellphone carriers that sell the iPhone after they claimed that the deals throttled competition. The complaints are believed to have come from French carriers however other countries may be involved too. The news comes for The New York...

Sony targets potential iPhone converts with its updated Xperia Transfer software

Sony targets potential iPhone converts with its updated Xperia Transfer software

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Sony has released an update to its Xperia Transfer software suit that it offers free of charge to users of its Xperia branded handsets. The latest update looks to seamlessly ease iPhone users over to the Xperia’s Android platform by helping them transfer their content from their iPhone. The software claims to be able to transfer an iPhone’s contacts, messages, calendar entries, notes,...