Why importing an iPhone 6 may not be the best idea

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Thinking of importing an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus to South Africa or another country from overseas? It may not be as easy as you think. Importing an iPhone 6 So you've seen the local "grey import" pre-order pricing, and you really want to get your hands on the new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, but you don't wish to spend anything near the sort of money (R15,000 for a 16GB iPhone 6!?). You decide that you will be importing an iPhone 6 yourself. Or better yet, ask that friend travelling overseas to bring one ... 

iOS 8 is here – Download and Install Guide

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The wait is finally over. iOS 8 is here. Can't wait to get your filthy paws on it? Read on... How to get iOS 8 Backup First things first - backup. Ensure your device has successfully backed up to iTunes or iCloud before updating. Successfully being the key word here. It may be advisable to keep multiple backups on different machines. For instructions on how to backup, see our iOS 8 preparation guide here. There's a couple of different different means of getting iOS 8. Let's take a ... 

[WATCH] First guy to get the iPhone 6 drops it live on camera

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There's nothing quite like that feeling of your heart sinking to the bottom of your stomach when you drop your beloved Apple device. Ever wondered what that feeling actually looks like from the outside? We're about to show you. As we know, the iPhone 6 launched today in major markets such as USA, UK and Australia. The first customer in the queue to receive his iPhone 6 has probably camped out there for a good few days to claim the title. The last thing you would want to do in his ... 

iOS 8 User Guide – The guide you were never told about

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Apple has rather silently released an official iOS 8 user guide, available as a download from the App Store into your iBooks library for some peaceful bedtime reading on getting to grips with the newly launched iOS 8 update. Here’s everything you need to know about iPhone, in a handy digital format. Get to know iPhone and discover all the amazing things it can do, and how to do them. It’s the definitive guide for getting the most from your new iPhone, straight from Apple. The iPhone User Guide ... 

Twitter receives a make-over for iPhone

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In an official Twitter blog post made today, Twitter announced a "new profile experience for iPhone". This is our biggest update to profiles to date, and we hope you enjoy what’s new. Featuring a fresh design, the updated profiles focus on your bio, Tweets and photos, making it easy for you to get a glimpse into the people you care about on Twitter. One of the most notable features is that the user bio now shows as soon as you visit a users profile. You no longer have to swipe to the left to ... 

Apple releases U2 Songs of Innocence Album Removal Tool

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Following the announcement of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch, Apple announced that all 500 million apple store users would get U2's new album free of charge. To rocket this stunt into the record books, Apple required all 500 million users to "own" the album, prompting them to allocate the album to everyone's iTunes Store account. What was initially intended to be a beautiful and special gesture from the friendly fruit company, quickly turned sour when 1000's of Internet users turned to internet ... 

Third Party iOS 8 Keyboard Replacements

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Just installed iOS 8 and looking for some shiny new iOS 8 keyboard replacements to try out? Here's a few of the more popular iOS 8 keyboard replacements available on the App Store right now! SwiftKey To kick off, we have SwiftKey. One of the more well known keyboard replacement apps for iOS 8. Best of all - it's free. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oilBF1pqGC8 Simply swipe on the onscreen keyboard in place of where you would usually move your fingers to type the keys, and it will do ... 

Apple retracts HealthKit apps temporarily

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Looking forward to try out some new HealthKit apps which released in the AppStore today as part of the iOS 8 release? Well unfortunately, it seems you're going to have to wait a bit longer. Apple has retracted all HealthKit apps from the App Store, due to what they describe a "software bug". Here's the full statement which a Finanical Times Reporter managed to obtain a statement from Apple regarding the matter. The statement reads: "We've discovered a bug that prevents us from making ... 

Apple TV receives some iOS 8 love too

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The Apple TV has been included in the receiving end of some iOS 8 Love by Apple, getting itself an iOS 8 software update applicable to Apple TV (third-generation) users. This comes after the earlier reported iOS 8 release for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad users. iOS 8 for Apple TV brings some new features to the table. Thinner, Smoother text as well as flatter icons bring the Apple TV in line with Apple's latest iOS 8 look. A new channel, Beats Music channel, features on the home page for ... 

iPhone 4S owners might not want to install iOS 8 yet – Here’s why

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If you have an iPhone 4S and are planning to upgrade to iOS 8, then you might want to rethink your decision at this time. Here's why. Arstechnica have conducted real-word performance tests on the iPhone 4S running iOS 8.  Here are there results when compared to iOS 7.1.2. As you can see, iOS 8 performs significantly slower when performing common tasks such as opening apps. In the test, Safari took almost twice as long to open (2.16 seconds in iOS 8 as opposed to 1.25 seconds in iOS 7). ... 

iOS 8 officially drops today! Here’s how to prepare yourself

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iOS 8 is expected to officially drop later today. EDIT: It's officially here! Check out our latest guide for details on how to install. We have some tips to prepare yourselves and your iDevice for the big update. iOS 8 Supported Devices iOS 8 is compatible with the devices below. That's from the iPhone 4S and up. iPad 2 and up. iPod Touch 5G. Anything newer and you're all set! Last-minute preparation Free Space There will be two methods to install the iOS 8 update later. OTA (from ... 

iPhone 6 in SA? You’re gonna pay. A look at local pricing

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Want to get your hands on the newly launched iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, but live in South Africa? Well, check your wallets, because you're going to pay a hefty premium for it! Although the iPhone 6's have not officially launched in the South African market, we take a look at some of the most expensive current offerings in South Africa. ... 

iStore Offering Up To R5000 iPhone Trade-In

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iStore South Africa have announced an iPhone trade-in program which could earn customers up to R5000 back when trading in their iPhone for a new one through the iStore. Eligibility In order to be eligible for the trade-in, customers must perform one of the following at an iStore: Upgrade on a contract Take out a new contract Renew their existing contract, or Purchase a new iPhone cash To apply, users can apply for a printable voucher through the iStore website, after which they ...