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Planned obsolescence: the outrage of our electronic waste mountain
Unrepairable phones and laptops are a serious problem in our throwaway society. But the pushback is building - and the coronavirus crisis has added more pressure for change

John Harris

15, Apr, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Ten years after its launch, the iPhone is both a miracle and a menace | John Naughton
Apple’s revolutionary smartphone changed the way we function – for better and worse

John Naughton

02, Jul, 2017 @6:00 AM

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iOS 11 will render older iPhones, iPads and apps obsolete
Apple’s iOS 11 update means iPhone 5 and 5C will no longer receive updates, while some apps and games will be incompatible after switch to 64-bit

Samuel Gibbs

06, Jun, 2017 @8:26 AM

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iPhone 'prank' video crashes Apple smartphones
New iPhone crash bug caused by a Vine-like Miaopai video locks up devices, rendering them useless without a forced reboot

Samuel Gibbs

22, Nov, 2016 @9:57 AM

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FBI bought $1m iPhone 5C hack, but doesn't know how it works
US law enforcement agency in possession of mechanism for unlocking iPhone 5Cs or older – but identity of hackers closely guarded secret

Samuel Gibbs and agencies

29, Apr, 2016 @8:46 AM

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FBI paid professional hackers to gain access to San Bernardino iPhone – report
Hackers reportedly supply zero-day exploit to allow US law enforcement entry to device, which may put older iPhones at risk of cyber criminals

Samuel Gibbs

13, Apr, 2016 @10:35 AM

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iOS9 making your iPhone slow? You're not alone
New version of Apple’s software appears to slow down the iPhone 4S, 5 and 5S in side-by-side tests, although disabling features may speed things up

Samuel Gibbs

24, Sep, 2015 @10:39 AM

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How to stop to-do lists ruining your life
Once we just nagged ourselves with handwritten notes. Now our phones bleep constantly with reminders. Overwhelmed with chores and helpful alerts? Get real and start deleting. (Remember: must read this)

Hannah Marriott

10, Aug, 2015 @5:30 PM

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Apple draws level with Samsung as biggest smartphone maker
The iPhone 6 has helped Apple to wipe out its rival’s lead as global smartphone sales surpass 1.3bn in 2014

Samuel Gibbs

29, Jan, 2015 @2:25 PM

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Apple Watch will be available in April

Chief executive Tim Cook confirms the Apple Watch will ship in April to take on Google, Samsung, Sony and LG

Samuel Gibbs

28, Jan, 2015 @10:28 AM

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Sundance 2015 review: Tangerine - LA sex trade tale iPhone'd in
Three smartphones were the tech used to capture this lively yuletide story of a pimp, a meth-head and two transgender prostitutes in modern-day Los Angeles

Brian Moylan

25, Jan, 2015 @2:11 PM

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iPhone 6 and 6 plus bending fears 'seem overblown'
Independent non-profit testers conclude fears of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus design flaw are unfounded, taking considerable force to bend the device. By Samuel Gibbs

Samuel Gibbs

30, Sep, 2014 @3:46 PM

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