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Does your iPhone randomly turn off? Update it Now!

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Many iPhone users have found their devices shutting down unexpectedly, while they still have battery. Apple says it has significantly reduced the problem in their new 10.2.1 update and recommend you update immediately.    The issue has seen some iPhone devices powering down unexpectedly It affected a relatively small batch of sixth-generation devices But Apple claims that its latest update will reduce the issue by 80 per cent Apple has clarified that the bug is not a safety issue      The press release reads: "With iOS 10.2.1, Apple made improvements to reduce occurrences of unexpected shutdowns that a small...

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Have you got lazy Apple? The not so new iPhone SE...

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Monday evening saw the launch of a new iPhone; but you might be forgiven for thinking the design team in California have been on sabbatical.    The iPhone SE has the form factor and appearance of the iPhone 5s, released nearly 3 years ago, so any updates are internal.    It could be easily suggested that this is a back track on Apple’s natural progression to the larger iPhone form factor. In our recent articles (outlining rumours of the return of the 4 inch phone), it was noted that there was a distinctive issue with the larger iPhones in the...

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iOS 9 : Turn off WiFi Assist or it will cost you!

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The new Apple operating system has been installed on 50% of capable handsets already.  However the update has a little secret that will favour your mobile provider, and cost you along the way.  The feature in question is WiFi Assist, and it allows your phone to access your 3G or 4G in order to ‘top up’ low bandwidth speeds while on WiFi. It can be useful if your WiFi is slow, but while abroad or on a limited tariff you may be using your network rather than the WiFi network.  To turn the feature off just go to  Settings > Mobile...

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What to Expect at Apple's 'Hey Siri' Media Event today

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Source MacRumours

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The future of Battery Life

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'Intelligent Energy Ltd' has developed an iPhone 6 with a built in hydrogen cell battery. The development is said to give the phone up to a weeks battery life.  The patented fuel cell created small amounts of electricity by combining Hydrogen and Oxygen, leaving only small amounts of water vapour and heat as a byproduct. It is said that the only design alteration required to an iPhone 6 is the installation of small vents on the rest of the aluminium case, to allow for the vapour to escape.  Henri Winand CEO of Intelligent Energy stated  “To our knowledge this has never been...

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