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iPhone breaks sales records as Apple beats expectations but iPad sales continue to fall

Apple has improved upon its recent quarterly disappointments by posting a strong sales period on the back of a record-breaking iPhone performance. Earning for the quarter reached $8.5bn and revenue $42.1bn which exceeded both internal and analyst estimates. A total of 39.2m iPhones were sold in the period, the bulk …

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iPad Air 2 introduces ‘Apple SIM’ so users can swap between networks

Apple’s presentation last night may have been light on innovations, but one new feature has been found hidden in the iPad Air 2’s product listing. The company revealed that the device comes with what is being called the Apple SIM and allows users to swap between networks without changing SIM. …

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Apple announces iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 and 5k iMac

‘Iterative’ is probably the best word used to describe what are the moderate updates to the iPad line revealed by Apple last night. The iPad Air 2 is the closest Apple got to a headline grabber. The tablet is aesthetically very similar to its predecessor but does improve in two …

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Angry Birds Transformers rolls out onto iOS

Rovio’s latest brand extension for its world-conquering Angry Birds franchise has arrived in the form of Angry Birds Transformers. The game deviates from the series’ standard design and sees players running sideways though stages blasting at precariously perched Deceptihogs in the distance. Then can then transform to speed out of …

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Apple confirms iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3

Apple has confirmed a pair of new devices in its iPad tablet line ahead of a product unveiling planned for later this week. 9to5mac reports Apple has made mention of the yet-to-be announced iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 in its recently released iOS 8.1 user guide. The images …

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Square Enix brings classic JRPG Dragon Quest II to iOS, Android

A mobile port of 1987 JRPG release Dragon Quest II is available now on iOS and Android platforms. The game—priced at $4.99 on both Google Play and Apple App stores—is noted for introducing several staples of the JRPG genre, including the mechanic of multiple party members battling against groups of …

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Bono apologises for free iTunes album download

U2 frontman Bono has apologised for the band’s deal with Apple to send its latest album straight it iTunes users’ devices, whether they wanted it or not. The apology came during aFacebook Q&A session, where one listener wrote: Can you please never release an album on iTunes that automatically downloads …

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Finland blames Apple for economic decline

The Prime Minister of Finland has accused Apple of taking down two of the country’s largest economic lynchpins. The Scandinavian country yesterday saw its sovereign debt rating downgraded from AAA to AA+ by ratings agency Standard & Poor. "We have two champions which went down," PM Alexander Stubb told CNBC. …

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