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How to keep your old iPhone alive

Megan Wiegand How to keep your dinosaur iPhone running until the next model's release later this year.

Patent

See-through iPhone patent makes it easier to walk and text

A woman uses a smartphone in New York City, in this picture taken November 6, 2013.  Twitter Inc raised the top end of its IPO price range by 25 percent and will close its books a day early, signaling strong demand for the most closely watched Silicon Valley debut since Facebook Inc last year.    REUTERS/Mike Segar     (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS TELECOMS)

Alex Magdaleno Apple's transparent texting technology would allow users to see what's in front of them while looking down at their iPhone.

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Physical iPhone keyboard case Typo banned from sale after BlackBerry intervention

The Typo Keyboard.

Karen Gullo It gave the iPhone a physical keyboard similar to BlackBerry phones. But now it's been banned from sale.

Mobiles

New iPhone 6 screens to enter production as early as May: report

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Reiji Murai Apple suppliers will begin mass producing displays as early as May for the next iPhone, sources say.

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iPhone 6 out in September with larger screen: report

A woman tries the silver colored version of the new iPhone 5S after Apple Inc's media event in Cupertino, California September 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stephen Lam (UNITED STATES  - Tags: BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS TELECOMS)

Apple will release its newest iPhone in September, with higher resolution and bigger screens, according to a report.

Mobiles

Samsung may be pushed out of iPhone 6 chip production

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has reportedly started producing chips for Apple's next iPhone as speculation swirls the firm could be offloading rival Samsung as a supplier.

Mobiles

Apple launches cheaper 8 GB iPhone 5c

People check out several versions of the new iPhone 5C after Apple Inc's media event in Cupertino, California September 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stephen Lam (UNITED STATES  - Tags: BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS TELECOMS)

A cheaper, lower-capacity version of Apple's iPhone 5c has gone on sale in Australia, China and Europe.

Mobiles

Is this the iPhone 6? Probably not

Apple leaker Sonny Dickson.

Ben Grubb The Australian teenager who unveils Apple products on his website before the tech giant does may have been conned with his latest leak.

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iPhone 5s tracks your movements after the battery dies: claim

A woman tries the silver colored version of the new iPhone 5S after Apple Inc's media event in Cupertino, California September 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stephen Lam (UNITED STATES  - Tags: BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS TELECOMS)

Mahesh Sharma It used to be that switching off your phone was the only way to ensure you couldn't be found. But even that no longer appears to be enough to keep you from the prying eyes of today's powerful...

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Apple to roll out larger-screen iPhone models, scrap 5c, report says

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Salvador Rodriguez Apple will come out with two new iPhone models this year, and each one will feature a larger screen, sources say.

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Mobiles

Couple in China 'sell' baby daughter for iPhone

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A young Chinese couple are facing criminal punishment for "selling" their infant daughter and using the proceeds to buy an Apple iPhone, state media reported.

Mobile

iPhone no longer the apple of my eye, but fellow who returned it is reliable to the core

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Paul Sheehan Late-night phone calls are usually not good. The stranger who called my wife late at night last week had a heavy accent and he wanted something.

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Manufacturing issue causes iPhone 5s battery problems

Salvador Rodriguez Does your iPhone 5s have a really short battery life? It might be the result of a manufacturing problem.

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Apple developing curved iPhone screens, enhanced sensors: source

The new lower-cost iPhone 5C will debut in a set of lively colors.

Tim Culpan and Adam Satariano Apple is developing new iPhone designs including bigger screens with curved glass and enhanced sensors that can detect different levels of pressure, said a person familiar with the plans.

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Opinion

From iPhone to mePhone: why mobiles are turning us into narcissists

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Your smartphone has officially hijacked your life, writes Daniel Sarewitz.

Mobiles

Device gives iPhone a physical keyboard

The Typo Keyboard.

Samantha Murphy Kelly Case snaps on to the top of an iPhone and turns the touchscreen keypad into one that resembles a BlackBerry keyboard.

Mobiles

Wife forces husband to sell purported original Apple iPhone prototype on eBay for $1700

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Salvador Rodriguez What appears to be a prototype for the original 2007 Apple iPhone has been sold on eBay for $1681.

Mobiles

Australian teen tests Apple tolerance with new iPhone leak

Apple leaker Sonny Dickson.

Michael Sin Teen who built online following by leaking Apple products does it again, showing off purported iPhone fingerprint scanner.

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Apple unveils iPhone 5s, 5c

The five colors of the new iPhone 5C are seen after Apple Inc's media event in Cupertino, California September 10, 2013. REUTERS/Stephen Lam (UNITED STATES  - Tags: BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS TELECOMS)

Apple has unveiled two new iPhones, including a cheaper plastic version in bright colours and an updated high-end device with a fingerprint scanner.

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iPhone fans already queueing in Japan with one week to go

A man sits down on a pavement in front of an Apple Store to buy new iPhone 5s, which will be on sale on September 20, in Ginza shopping district in Tokyo on September 11, 2013. Apple unveiled two new iPhones in its bid to expand its share of the smartphone market    AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA

Apple fans in Japan are queueing for the new smartphone more than a week before it hits the shelves.