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A day in History: 10 Years since Apple released the iPhone

Steve Jobs Apple iPhoneApple fans and smartphone lovers can mark today as one of the most influential days in the history of consumer technology. Ten years ago today the iPhone was unleashed, changing the face of mobile tech, and launching Apple back from the brink of irrelevancy.

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Apple might say goodbye to the 3.5mm Headphone Jack

Apple Headphone JackBefore we get started, I have to offer the reader an apology. This post is not going to be objective. It won’t be a simple announcement of the latest Apple news. There will be no muscling in my opinion at the end after I give all the facts. This is a straight up opinion piece, and I won’t pretend otherwise.

In my defense, there have been plenty of those related to the removal of traditional headphone jacks on smartphones the last couple of weeks. Some have been in support, some have been vehemently against the move. Whichever side you fall on, there is no denying that this has been one of the biggest hot button topics in mobile tech hardware features in awhile.

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Pictar: a digital camera in a smartphone

  • 16/05/2016 at 00:11 by It's a Gadget Staff
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PictarSmartphones are becoming the primary way we use cameras today. But if you need something a little extra, Pictar has you covered. It is a piece of hardware you connect to your iPhone to take incredible pictures and videos.

It works by creating a full use camera out of a piece of outer hardware attaching to your iPhone. With Pictar you get the experience of a DSLR camera, with fully integrated features and special extras that make it something entirely different and new.

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Sick of the official iPhone keyboard? You may want to try Next, a higher level mobile keyboard

  • 21/12/2014 at 23:37 by It's a Gadget Staff
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iPhone Next KeyboardTired of the iPhone keyboard and its lack of intuitive interface? Of course you are, because you are a human, and the iPhone keyboard appears to have been made for patient robots with stylus fingers. Next has created a more user-friendly keyboard that gets around a number of design flaws.

At the heart of it, Next is just a simple keyboard with a couple of extra functions that you may enjoy. But as you look deeper, it is a  lot more.

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Android had a very different face before the iPhone came around

Android and AppleA new report released in court have shown that Google’s Android phones were meant to have a very different look. Until the iPhone was released in 2007, and it became clear that changes would be needed if they were to compete.

Originally, the Android OS was going to be like many others at the time. The regular Android phone would feature a plastic keyboard for QWERTY use, and no touchscreen compatibility. Though it did state that touchscreens may be a future release.

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Rumour: Apple’s curved iPhone might be seen next years

Apple EmployeesAccording to sources close to the project, Apple is apparently planning to manufacture a curved iPhone soon. It follows a growing trend already utilized by several competing smartphone manufacturers.

It will only a matter of time before Apple jumped on this bandwagon, a trend which looks like it is here to stay. Curved smartphone screens are the new “in” tech feature, with Samsung, LG and others already releasing their own products with their unique versions.

The rumors are only just that, with no details confirmed as of yet. But those same sources claim that new iPhones are going to feature larger screens that curve downward at the edges. It would be slightly different than other brands, such as Samsung’s screen that curves inward, or LG’s curve that is meant to simulate the shape of a human face.

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Apple iPhone event will take place on September 10

Apple EventAs it was expected Apple announced everybody that on September 10 will take place a special event. According to the invite, this special event will take place at 10 AM PT at the usual location: Apple Campus in Cupertino.

Now the rumors should light up once again.

First stop and the only thing we know for sure is that Apple will show a new iPhone. Doubted as iPhone 5S as some rumors indicate the next wonder phone should come up with iOS 7 and more power(a new processor and maybe more RAM). Oh and let’s also not forget about the fingerprint sensor.

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