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Here’s another look at Apple’s own iBeacon

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Apple via Computerworld<p>Apple hasn’t yet shown off its own iBeacon hardware officially but now we have an idea of what …

Apple Loop: Samsung Beats Apple Meme, iOS Wins Christmas, iPhone 6 Plus Is 2014's Best Smartphone

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop covers Apple’s consumer satisfactions core, Christmas activations, the iPhone 6 Plus as smartphone of the year, new returns policy in iTunes, tales of the iPhone Mini, Apple Pay’s UK adventure, a lawsuit over storage, …

Alcatel looks to undercut everyone with cheap new smartwatch

Alcatel has announced its first ever smartwatch, a device that it claims will create "a new market segment: the affordable smart watch." The budget phone maker says that its imaginatively named Watch will be available "at a fraction of the cost of competitors" — although the company has yet to …

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

Didn't get what you want over the holidays? Here are the best smartphones to look at.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider</i> …

16 Essential Apps For Your New Android And iPhone 6

So you’ve unwrapped, unboxed and cuddled your new smartphone to death. Candy Crush? Check. Instagram? Check. Staring at the screen wide-eyed and full of excitement but have no idea what to do next? Check.<p>As the new toy honeymoon begins to fade, you’ll probably want to actually use your handset in …