Apple Announces Its iTunes Festival London 2014

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Apple today announced its eighth annual iTunes Festival that will be held in London. The festival will take place at the Legendary Roundhouse and will run for 30 days. Annual iTunes festival will feature over 60 acts throughout the month of September. Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Beck, Sam Smith, Blondie, Kylie, David Guetta, 5 Seconds of Summer, Calvin Harris, Chrissie Hynde and many other big artists will perform at the festival on various days. Read More

Next Weekend Apple Opens Its Eleventh Store In China

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Next weekend Apple will open its new retail store in China, making it the eleventh Apple Store in the country. The new store is located in the Paradise Walk Mall in the Jiangbei District of Chongqing. Last week, Apple had put up a large colourful banner on the front of the store to inform passersby about the launch. The design of the store is similar to the format Apple has been following, i.e. glass entryway. The front is fully made of glass, and the sides of the store seem to be built of black blocks. Read More

Get Material Design On Android Wear With Convergence Watch Face

material designWith the announcement and developer release of Google’s latest Android L, the HOLO replacement, Material Design, was announced, bringing much more depth, simplicity, and colour to the software elements. However, this new look only comes with the new Android which does not, at least so far, come on Android Wear Smartwatches. Read More

Sony Xperia Z2 On Sale In US For $699

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It has been over three months since Sony’s flagship, the Xperia Z2, hit shelves internationally, and now it has finally found its way to the United States of America. Read More

Jay Carney Still Being Considered For Apple PR Role

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A close friend of Jay Carney, former White House Press Secretary has revealed Apple is in talks with Carney for the position of PR. Last week there was Re/Code report that hinted Jay Carney being considered to fill the position Katie Cotton vacated recently. Later, The Loop confirmed that the rumour was fake as “Tim Cook has never even met Jay Carney.” Read More

Get Unlocked Motorola Moto X for $299 [LIMITED TIME]

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For a limited time, you can snag the Motorola Moto X online, off contract, for just $299, thanks to a promo code. Read More

Sapphire Crystal Not Used In 4.7-inch iPhone 6 Screen

About a week ago YouTube user Marques Brownlee posted a video in which he performed tough scratch tests on 4.7-inch iPhone 6 screen. His tests did not harm the screen of the phone which he said confirmed the use of rumoured sapphire crystal to make the glass strong. Brownlee has released another video in which he puts the screen though more rigorous scratch tests using two different types of sandpaper.

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Analysts Predict Slight Increase In iPhone Sales And No Increase In iPad Sales

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According to a report by Philip Elmer-Dewitt of Fortune, most analysts “expect to see steady iPhone growth” and “slightly more expecting iPad sales to be lower this quarter than they were the same quarter last year.” It’s almost nine months since iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPad Air and Retina iPad Mini have been launched and the new models are expected to be launched in September. Read More

4.7-Inch iPhone 6 To Go Into Production This Month

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According to Reuters, Apple’s manufacturing partner Foxconn will start mass production of 4.7-inch iPhone 6 this month and the production of 5.5-inch version will start next month. Read More

Delay In Launch Of 12″ MacBook Air

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According to Taiwan’s Economic Daily News, Apple might push back the release of its rumoured 12-inch MacBook to late 2014 or early 2015. Initial rumours had suggested the launch towards fall 2014. The most probable reason for the hold up is the short supply of Intel’s 14-nanometer Broadwell chips which will be used in the MacBook. According to another rumour, U-series Broadwell chips may not ship until February 2015, hence delaying it even further. There have been numerous instances in the past when Intel’s chips have caused delay in the release of MacBooks. Read More