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Apple becomes the richest company ever… while Facebook hits new low

Perhaps this puts a true perspective on the global importance of the smartphone and tablet market. Having more or less singlehandedly revolutionised not only the smartphone market but also the tablet sector, Apple has grown to become the most valuable company that has ever existed. At the end of trading …

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PICTURES: Supposed iPhone 5 photos leaked online

A Japanese Apple nut claims to have constructed a lifelike iPhone 5 pieced together from genuine parts sourced from the Apple supply line. The shape isn’t a huge departure from the iPhone 4, although the all-glass back has been replaced with a silver panel. It also carries the rumoured 19-pin …

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Did Apple patent a game controller? Actually, no it didn’t

A gaggle of sites (yep, including us) have reported that Apple has ‘patented a game controller’ – but that’s not exactly true. Instead, a thorough read of the patent shows that Apple has been investigating the use of near-field communication chips and iOS, turning iPhones into controllers for all sorts …

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Apple patents ‘video game controller’ [UPDATED]

UPDATE: We’ve investigated the actual patent, and it turns out this isn’t about a ‘game controller’ on its own at all. Click here to read the new story. ORIGINAL STORY: Despite the company’s preference for touch and gesture control, Apple has researched dedicated games controllers. A patent published yesterday shows …

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