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Founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, Apple is the most valuable tech company in the World. Apple started as a computer company but today it has become one of the largest smartphone producing companies in the world. Other than iPhone, Apple is well known for its products such as iPods, iPad, iTunes, and Macs. The company's latest smartphone was iPhone 4, that is widely praised for its hardware as well as software. Apple's portable devices are powered by iOS mobile operating system. Read our Apple coverage for the latest iPhone news, reviews and videos:

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    Apple hasn't been seeing its best times when it comes to its iPod line-up, and these changes were expected. Apple at some point admitted that it would be smarter to cannibalize the iPod itself by selling the iPhone, than to see another company do it. As a result, the company has seen terrible quarter results with its music player, and it's only logical that it should work on ways to make it more attractive. Today Apple has decided to ditch its entry-level front-facing 16GB iPod Touch, and to launch a regular 16GB iPod Touch that has all the bells and whistles, aside from all the same color ...

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    Now that the Google I/O dust has settled down (just a little bit), we can turn our heads and attention to the main competition: Apple. We're hearing reports talking about the iPhone 6 launch date, and Friday, September 19, 2014, is the date rumored. Apple is expected to unveil a 4.7 and a 5.5-inch iPhone 6, and apparently there will be no 16GB version; this year, Apple is rumored to only offer 32 and 64GB versions. However, the same way we heard that only the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 will get OIS features for its camera -- the larger phone being positioned, according to reports, as the premium ...

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    In the last month, both Apple and Google have unveiled their upcoming versions of their respective mobile platforms, iOS 8 and Android "L" as it shall be called for now. It's in our nature to want to compare the two opposing operating systems and divide out which OS had which features first, but that's a fruitless battle that is never-ending. Both updates come with some very important features in tow which help performance, future-proofing, appearance, fluidity, and usability. Below, you will find a comparison of the two updates – what each will bring, how they look, and more.   ...

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    One of the cool things about patent trials is that even though one company might accuse the other of infringement, the accused has a right to access confidential information from the accuser in order to defend itself. Such is the case of Samsung, as the company and its lawyers had access to all the Apple/Nokia patent deal documents that were confidential, but that were used in the recent trial that Samsung lost. Even though the documents were all stamped with "for attorney’s eyes only", Samsung later quoted exact terms of the deal in its own negotiations with Nokia. Obviously Samsung ...

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    Ever since the launch of Siri back in 2010 on the iPhone 4s, it has set the bar for what digital assistants have become ever since, mainly because you'll remember that back then everything was just about voice command. Still, one of the biggest disappointments with Siri on its launch is that it only supported one language, and its eventual support for other languages has been quite limited when compared to how well it works in English. Apple's new Job posting hints to the company wanting to expand Siri's capabilities in foreign languages. The posting reads: Come and join the team that ...

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    We're getting closer and closer to the iPhone 6 release date, as there are preparations on both the software and the hardware side. Apple has recently released a second beta of iOS 8, while we recently caught a glimpse of the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 in a leaked photo. Next month, July, is when mass production of the largest iPhones ever will start, according to a recent report quoting "people familiar with the plans". While there is no exact iPhone 6 release date yet, the sources claim that the smaller of the two, the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 might ship to retailers around September. As far as the ...

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    Most new device launches go the same way: usually the press gets review units before they’re widely available, and we get to use them for a few days -or a week if we’re lucky- as we work on our review. Then press day arrives. The embargo on media coverage lifts, and everyone posts their reviews and videos at the same time. It’s a huge frenzy, commenters go nuts, and it’s a giant explosion of frantic opinion-sharing activity. For about … a day. And then it all goes away. Sure, there’s followup coverage as people find bugs and hidden features, but after that initial blast, not ...

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    The technology world is a fast moving one, and hence, there are more than 100 stories we publish on a weekly basis here on Pocketnow. Those include reviews, videos, editorials, news, and more. With this new, weekly series, we're making it easier for you to look back at the most interesting, exciting, and popular topics of the week, in case you missed anything. Look for the Pocketnow Week in Review every Sunday morning. It contains the most popular ten stories of the week printed on the portal, as well as top videos from our YouTube channel. Additionally, you can also find our Pocketnow ...

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    The latest details to arrive on Apple's rumored plans for its iWatch streamed in overnight, talking about multiple hardware versions and a bevy of sensors providing the wearable with all sorts of data about the user and his or her environment. At least some of those sensors are rumored to gather health data, which makes perfect sense considering the heavy focus on HealthKit we saw at the iOS 8 launch earlier this month. But now some new info has come our way that makes clear just to what extent health and fitness are to be a part of the iWatch, with word that Apple's recruiting pro ...

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    We've recently heard some reports mentioning the future possible size and launch details of the upcoming Apple iWatch, but this latest bit from the Wall Street Journal -- which is most of the times accurate when it comes to Apple -- seems to contradict to a certain extent the previous Reuters report. Today's report claims that there will be not one, but "multiple versions" of the iWatch. In addition to this piece of information, we're also being teased with the fact that Apple's wearable "will include more than 10 sensors including ones to track health and fitness". The report is based on ...

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    Rumors of an upcoming Apple iWatch have been piling up for months, and it seems 2014 may just be the year (if recent reports are to be believed). Today, we're learning of even more details of this upcoming wearable to add on to what we've already heard about -- the device's screen size and launch timeframe have allegedly been exposed, among other details. According to sources of Reuters, Apple is looking to ship 50 million iWatch units within the first year of it being sold. No other wearable has hit this mark quite yet, but because of Apple's brand recognition, this could be a ...

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    Even though we received a general rundown of the hottest things that iOS 8 will offer to consumers at its WWDC event, that doesn't necessarily mean that Apple revealed everything at its announcement, or that beta 1 and 2 reveal everything. It's quite common for Apple to cram new features in its full release notes, and its also common for Apple to change its mind about a couple of things in the final release build of its OS updates, which is apparently going to be the case with iOS 8. At the moment iOS 8 beta 1 and 2 have shown us new camera features, like the option to set a timer for your ...

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    Apple's crowned jewel for iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite is "Continuity". At the moment the feature isn't really working on the betas that we've tested, but the plan is that you can start something on your iPhone, and then continue it on your iPad or Mac. That said, if you thought that Apple was only planning to support the usual products, it seems that there is more in the pipeline. With the launch of iOS 8 beta 2, Apple also updated OS X Yosemite and even updated the iOS version that runs on the Apple TV. The interesting part here is that the update includes options for Continuity to work on ...

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    There are simply too many leaks of iPhone 6 dummy units lately, up to the point that we've chosen to not cover some of them, since hey, they're not the real deal. Still, if you all remember two years ago, famous Taiwanese actor Jimmy Lin became even more famous when he leaked a real model of the iPhone 5 a couple of weeks before its release. If you thought Lin was done with that, you're wrong, as we saw some recent leaks of the real-deal 4.7-inch model in his hands a couple of days ago, and today he strikes again. Lin just posted a photo on Weibo where he's repairing the shattered display ...

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    Follow the smartphone market for long enough, and certain things come to be expected: who's going to release a new version of what, when, and so forth. And just as we look forward to a new iPhone (or this year, iPhones) in the fall, we've also come to expect a perpetual legal struggle between certain companies. Apple and Samsung are easily the biggest targets here, and it's rare that one case wraps up before we hear of another one nearing trial. But after all this bickering over patents, could Samsung and Apple finally be learning to live with each other? We've still got a long way to go, ...

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