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iPhone 8 will be a “revolutionary” new device with a foldout display

This year’s highly-anticipated iPhone 7 will be the tenth iteration of the iconic smartphone, although it won’t fall on the device’s ten-year anniversary. Word has reached Mobile Industry Review that this year’s model will in fact be the last iPhone as we know it; in 2017, sources claim that the iPhone 8 will be a “revolutionary” device with radical new […]

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There’s an Apple event on Monday, with a new 4-inch iPhone and 9.7-inch iPad Pro

You may be aware (or perhaps you just don’t care!) that Apple will hold a media event on Monday night in California, at which the headline products are expected to be a 4-inch iPhone and an updated 9.7-inch iPad. Due to excessive rumours online there may well be few surprises, besides the fact there’s not much to get truly excited about, it’s […]

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The working time to buy an iPhone around the world…

Now that Apple’s new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus have been released in a number of markets around the world, let’s take a moment to reflect on just how expensive these smartphones (and many others) are to most of the planet. In the UK, it previously took on average 41.2 hours to buy an iPhone 6 (16 […]

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Apple: Finance your phone from us, not the operator

Rarely nowadays do I ever watch an Apple keynote live. The company has gone to great lengths to make this even easier and more reliable than previous years, however I do need the ability to skip so I can avoid the fanboy clapping interludes. I was more than happy to tolerate a bit of whooping […]

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If you have an iPhone, now’s the time to sell (before the iPhone 6s is announced)!

With the next generation iPhone about to be announced — in a couple of weeks – now is the best time to sell your iPhone 6 if you’re intent on buying the new model whilst getting the best possible price for your existing handset. A recent report by Flipsy.com explains why it’s critical to sell […]

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Applications News

Need a free sat nav app? Try Navmii

Just about everyone with a smartphone will appreciate just how essential they can be when it comes to finding directions and getting around. Not that long ago, sat nav software was mainly limited to hardware solutions from the likes of TomTom and Garmin, but today there a plethora of apps that do the job just as well, […]

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Opinion

What comes next for Apple after its huge blowout sales?

By now, everyone knows that Apple has enjoyed blowout sales in the last financial quarter, mainly thanks to the astonishing success of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. The news last week helped propel Apple’s shares to an all-time high a few raised eyebrows in the tech world. But many people will be wondering what can Apple do […]

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Opinion

Industry profile: Tim Cook, CEO of Apple

In the first of several articles profiling key leaders in the mobile industry, we examine how Tim Cook has shaped Apple since taking over the leadership role from Steve Jobs. Tim Cook Tim Cook runs the most successful consumer electronics company in the world – one of the titans of the mobile industry that generates huge profits from hit products like the iPhone, iPad […]

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Who will win the smartphone OS war?

Here at Mobile Industry Review, we like to keep on top of the latest facts and figures in terms of smartphone and mobile operating system adoption. The industry today is dominated by two major platforms: Google’s Android, and Apple’s iOS. But will there ever be a clear winner, or is is the story more complicated and uncertain? […]

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From the archives: Jan 10, 2007: “The Apple iPhone changes everything”

Given it’s been 8 years since the announcement of the very first iPhone, I decided to look back into the archives and see what I was thinking about that moment. I remember being seriously positive and I’m rather proud that unlike a lot of other publications, I recognised the device, the platform, the strategy as […]

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Mobiles and the environment – can we be greener?

Many of our readers no doubt intend to buy new mobiles, laptops and other gadgets this Christmas for friends and relatives – how about a new smartphone or tablet to while away the cold nights? Keeping up to date with the latest tech has become an obsession for many people, but very people give any thought to how these devices […]

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Should you swap your iPhone 6 for the 6 Plus?

Have you bought an iPhone 6 but wonder if you should have gone for the larger “don’t-call-it-a-phablet” 6 Plus instead? Perhaps you are holding off until you can get your hands on both devices. So do you plump for the svelte iPhone 6 or the huge display and extended battery life offered by the 6 Plus? The decision of which iPhone to choose can be hard, […]