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Apple has won a patent for a flexible device (photo credit Engadget/Twitter)

Reports that iPhone 6 Plus can “bend” easily

The new Apple iPhone 6 Plus may have only just gone on sale, but reports are emerging that users seem to be finding small but noticeable bends after the phones have been in their pockets. It has sparked a storm on the internet dubbed BendGate. Just take a look at this video posted on YouTube by Unbox Therapy showing how one tester managed to bend the new iPhone 6 Plus at will (please note some moderate swearing). The reports have…

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Apple iPhone 6 and Watch news: the Apple Pay service

Blog update: Could Apple’s latest service usher the end of cash and bank cards? Apple Pay could be one of the most important announcements to accompany the launch of the new iPhone 6 and Apple Watch. As expected, Apple launched two versions of the iPhone 6 and an Apple Watch at a special event on 9 September. Apple Pay: the end of the wallet? We’ve had the launch, the soundbites and even a live video stream from Apple. But a…

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Is the “selfie” the solution to password hacking?

Fed up of trying to remember different passwords when accessing your phone, online accounts and worried about them being hacked or stolen? Could the security solution for all of us ultimately lie with the “selfie”? As most of us know, a selfie is a photo that we take of ourselves. It’s much beloved by teenagers and celebrities. But a number of experts now think it could hold the key to improving security online. Strictly speaking, they are talking about biometrics…

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Could shouting charge your mobile phone in future?

If you have ever shouted at your mobile phone, it could actually do some good in the future. Using sound to charge a mobile phone could become a reality, according to new research. A team from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and mobile phone maker Nokia have created an energy-harvesting prototype – a nanogenerator – that could be used to charge a mobile phone using everyday background noise. That could be traffic, music or even our own voices. The…

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Could your phone store millions of photos – in fact “your life” in a few years?

Imagine storing 32 million photos on your phone? Or what about the equivalent of 11 years of home video footage? Surely, that isn’t possible? Well, it might not be possible yet – but could there be a huge jump in memory storage? Could you “store your life” on your phone? Technology company HP says it is developing technology that it says could lead to a phone with 100 terabytes (TB) of storage – and that is one heck of a lot of storage. Just take a…

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Hate football? 7 things you could do instead

1 Take a walk Did you know a pedometer can record the number of steps you take? More info on pedometers      2 Photography Learn a new skill or brush up on your photography – and enjoy your super pictures. Great deals on memory cards Photo and video supplies    3 Go for a bike ride There’s some seriously cool kit for cycling around these days, including bike lights. Click here for details on cycle accessories      4…

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VOTE: What’s the best smartphone?

Are you an Apple phone fan or perhaps love your Samsung or Sony? We’d love to know what you think is the best smartphone. Just click your favourite below – and we’ll let you know which phone won the smartphone battle. What's the best smartphone? Interesting links: Check out these smartphone and mobile phone accessories Have a look at what people are saying on Facebook Incredible value microSD memory cards <a href=”http://polldaddy.com/poll/8082313/”>What’s the best smartphone?</a> Please follow and like us…

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