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Want an iPhone 6? Your year-old iPhone could be worth $300

Apple's iPhone 6 doesn't come cheap, but the good news is your old iPhone will help you pay for it.<p>People interested in upgrading to the newest Apple smartphone, which officially goes on sale Friday, may be happy to find that their older iPhones can sell for up to $300 or more and some companies …

Mobile Technology

Rwanda genocide 20 years on: 'We live with those who killed our families. We are told they're sorry, but are they?'

Lucie Niyigena's seven-year-old mind was a jumble of panic and confusion as she stepped over the brutalised, bleeding corpse of her grandfather and …

Volkswagen preps iPhone-integrated iBeetle for reveal next week

Volkswagen is taking iPhone compatibility to new level, with plans to unveil next week the iBeetle, a version of its iconic brand with a built-in …

iPhone

Mobile Technology

Fast paced hovercraft racer 'Repulze' hits Google Play

Are you a fan of fast-paced racing games that feature on-track weapons and power-ups to help you win the race? If so, you’re going to want to check out Repulze, which has just touched down on Google Play.<p>This fast-paced hovercraft racer should certainly appeal both to fans of games like Wipeout and …

Where Have All The Physical QWERTYs Gone?

It’s approaching three years since I emailed and got a reply from the late Steve Jobs. The topic of my caffeine-fueled missive that sunny day in June 2010 was the industry’s move towards touch-based interfaces and, specifically, Apple’s one-size-fits-all approach regarding the iPhone’s lack of a …

HTC One vs iPhone 5 drop test! (video)

If there’s one thing we at Android Authority are famous for (or is it infamous?) is the way we do our drop tests. Yeah, we love to send shiny new gadgets to their premature deaths, which usually involves a stretch of hard concrete and a generous serving of slow motion.<p>Last year in Hong Kong, our …

Apple Patents iPhone With Wraparound Display, Including Designs That Plug Together Voltron-Style

Apple has a new patent filing just published by the USPTO today, first spotted by AppleInsider, which details a wraparound-style AMOLED display that could make it possible to create an iPhone that’s almost entirely screen, with touch gestures and virtual buttons replacing physical ones completely. …

Windows Phone outships iPhone in some countries

Windows Phone is outshining the iPhone in several countries. But relax, Apple, there is an explanation.<p>In a blog posted Tuesday, Microsoft corporate communications VP Frank Shaw cited an IDC report revealing that Windows Phone has reached 10 percent market share in a number of countries. Along with …

Windows Phone

Galaxy S4 preorders get under way in the U.K.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is now up for preorder in the U.K., giving hopeful shoppers the chance to throw money Samsung's way ahead of the phone's official launch on April 26.<p>Every major U.K. network is expected to sell the Galaxy S4, with Phones 4u's contract deals suggesting you'll be paying around …

Galaxy S4

BlackBerry’s Android Bet Is Paying Off

BlackBerry’s App World now touts 100,000 BB10 applications. An impressive number for a platform just months old. But out of those 100,000 applications, roughly 20% are Android apps, simply ported over rather than being coded specifically for BlackBerry 10.<p>This is a win for BlackBerry. It’s a big …

Some iOS 6.1.3 users hit by battery drain and Wi-Fi issues

Another iOS update, another round of complaints.<p>Released last week, Apple's iOS 6.1.3 was designed to fix a security hole that let someone access the iPhone by sneaking past the lock screen. But the update also seems to have plagued some users with other problems, according to blog site Gotta Be …