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Apple to let owners trade-in damaged iPhones

Customers with defective iOS handsets are to be given the option of trading them toward a newer model, it has been claimed. 9to5Mac reports that Apple will next week begin allowing those whose iPhones have damaged screens, cameras and buttons to hand them over for credit toward the purchase of …

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Apple reports record-breaking financial performance for Q1, but warns of coming dip in iPhone sales

Tech giant Apple has posted its results for the first quarter of the year, with the firm reporting a record-breaking $18.4bn in net income. This is the highest ever profit ever recorded by a public company for a single quarter,beating the also record-breaking $18bn in profit Apple reported for Q1 …

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Apple hires virtual reality researcher

iPhone manufacturer Apple has to date remained conspicuous from the VR race, but that might be about to change. The Financial Times reports that former Virginia Tech computer science professor Doug Bowman has joined the company. His previous research focused on three-dimensional user interface design and the benefits of immersion …

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iOS shipments overtook Windows last year as PC shipments suffer record decline

There were more Apple iOS devices than Windows devices shipped in 2015. It’s the first time ever that iOS has outsold Windows in a calendar year, according to Asymco, with 290m iOS devices (as well as 10m Macs) shipped versus 275m Windows machines. That latter number was down from 300m …

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$1.1bn spent on App Store over Christmas

Apple has revealed that it had its biggest ever Christmas this year. The tech giant announce that over $1.1bn was spent on apps and in-app purchases during the Christmas break. The period also set ‘back-to-back weekly records’ for traffic and purchases. In addition, January 1st was the biggest single day …

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