Does Apple Purposefully Make Older iPhones Slower Ahead Of New Releases?

iphone-slow-purpose" Ever noticed your iPhone slowing down, lagging or completely locking up from time to time? Perhaps it is time to delete those old photos that are clogging up your phone's memory. A recent study undertaken by Laura Trucco from Harvard University seems to suggest the issue might be a bit more controversial. The study undertaken backs up the theory that Apple purposefully releases software updates for older iPhones which causes them to not respond as swiftly. Hence encouraging users to... Read more »

Thunderstrike 2 – A worm designed to kill your Mac

mac-thunderstrike-2-worm" Researchers have developed a worm targetting Macs on a firmware level. This makes it almost impossible to remove as it can resist software/firmware updates as well as block them entirely. The worm is also capable of reinstalling itself if required as it is embedded deep in the firmware level. This worm dubbed 'Thunderstrike 2' was created by the same people who found the exploit 'Thunderstrike' (a proof of concept) which was made public around February this year. Thunderstrike 2 builds upon... Read more »

iPhone 6S Plus leak suggests Apple tackles Bendgate issue

bendgate-iphone-6-plus" A recent leak shared by Future Supplier showcasing a rear cover for the new iPhone 6S Plus suggests that Apple is finally tackling the 'Bendgate' issue found in the iPhone 6 Plus. When this issue did come to light through social media - users snapping photos of their iPhone 6 Plus bending whilst in their back pocket and such. However Apple denied this problem existed and if it did, only affected a handful of people. However the images shown below suggest that a fundamental problem might... Read more »

The iPod survives! Apple refreshes iPod lineup with an all new colour scheme!

new-ipods-released" Tim Cook around 2014 stated that the iPod was a declining business. Which left a lot of iPod fans wondering whether or not Apple will continue selling iPods. Recently Apple stopped selling iPod Classic models altogether as well as removed the iPod main link from their website (replaced by the Apple Watch) which further fueled rumors of Apple leaving the iPod business altogether. However after a long wait it seems the iPod has survived as Apple have finally refreshed the iPod lineup with a... Read more »

Galaxy Note 4 suffers from #gapgate design flaw

Note-4-Main" Recently there was indeed a lot of fuss being made from the design flaw in the iPhone 6. This design flaw was dubbed #bendgate and was pretty much used as a marketing ploy by various companies. This includes Apple's rival in the phone industry Samsung. However it now looks like Samsung may be suffering from a slight dose of 'whatever goes around comes back around'. This is because Samsung's flagship phablet - Galaxy Note 4 has been suffering from a design flaw where there is a considerable... Read more »

iPhone 6 fully operational model leaked video

iphone-6-working-leak" We are so close to Apple's big event - and yet we have a further leak showing the iPhone 6 in its most complete form - yes! This device is a fully functional model of the iPhone 6. It has been demonstrated in a video and compared with an iPhone 5s. Some folks are claiming this to be the real deal and some are claiming this to be a 'clone iPhone 6'. Here is the video so you can decide for yourself: From our point of view, it does look very genuine and does match up with our previous... Read more »

Another major iPhone 6 leak – HD video comaprison with iPhone 5s

iphone-6-5s-comparison" We are currently a week away from Apple's iPhone 6 reveal event and we are now again provided with more leaked content. This time in the form of a video! This leaked HD video pretty much confirms our previous leaks from Feld & Volk who recently leaked the parts of the iPhone. It shows the iPhone 6 assembled and compared to the predecessor iPhone 5s. This video shows the iPhone 6 next to the iPhone 5s in various angles and beside the obvious size increase, the iPhone 6 looks marginally... Read more »

iPhone 6 Front Panel and Components Leaked – Closeup Shots

iphone-6-box" With Apple's next publicised event just around the corner - we are now blessed with more leaks from iPhone Vendor Feld & Volk. These were the same individuals who previously leaked the iPhone 6 polised rear case and the iPhone 6 scratch resistant logo. The latest leak now shows the front panel and additional components. The completed front panel looks to have tapered edges which indicates the iPhone 6 will have a slightly new look and feel in comparison to the predecessors. The... Read more »

Apple iPhone 6 polished rear shell leak backs up previous claims!

apple-iphone-event" We recently posted an article showing an apparent leak of the iPhone 6 rear shell. A new leak shows an almost identical rear shell but in a more polished and 'completed' state. This latest leak looks to back up the previous claim of the protruding camera lens and scratch resistant Apple Logo. There are new features visible with this leak such as an all metal design with a cutout for the new 'true-tone' led round flash. Apple is extremely likely to reveal the iPhone 6 in the event on... Read more »

New iPhone 6 rear shell leaked photos show scratch resistant Apple logo and recessed volume keys

iphone-6-leaks" Feld & Volk a luxury modified iPhone vendor - who recently shared high quality photos and a video of an apparent rear shell of the iPhone 6 a month ago has now received a 4.6 inch iPhone 6 rear shell. Compared to the photos and videos shared last month whilst the rear shell was in an intermediate production stage, this shell highlights features not highlighted in any of the previous leaks. For example the new leaks indicate that Apple may be implementing recessed volume keys as to help... Read more »