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iPod touch price cut, new 16GB model now in UK

Apple's newest 16 GB iPod touch is finally making its way around the world, complete with a reduced price and fancy new colors. Hitting U.S. stores in late June, the new touch is now available for sale in the UK for £159. It previously cost £199. Beyond the new color selections the new...

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UK App Store and iTunes Store pricing may increase 20% in 2015, and other news for March 24, 2014

Last week British Chancellor George Osborne introduced the UK's annual budget for the year ahead. It included, among other things, a change that may affect the price of apps and media in the UK App Store and iTunes Store by up to 20%. As The Guardian reports: George Osborne's latest budget could...

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BBC Sport comes to iPad

BBC has updated its wildly poplar BBC Sport app to finally add iPad support. BBC Sport for iOS originally launched way back in the first week of January 2013. The app quickly went to the top of the UK App Store charts, but many lamented the fact that it did not natively support the iPad. With BBC...

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Three UK switches on its 4G network, gives users free calls, text and data in the US

If you're an iPhone owner on the Three network in the UK, you're about to get a double helping of good news. First, Three has quietly begun switching on its 4G network in select locations in the UK as of yesterday. The company is expected to officially make the announcement of its 4G activation...

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Apple launches iPhone trade-in program in the UK

Apple has officially launched its iPhone trade-in program in the UK. Officially called the Reuse and Recycling Program, the initiative allows users to receive in-store credit for their current mobile phone to use towards the purchase of a new iPhone. The iPhone trade-in program has been live in...

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iTunes Radio briefly made available in Canada and the UK before being swiftly removed

This past September, Apple released iTunes Radio in the United States, marking the company's first foray into the world of music streaming. But what about the rest of the world? What about our friends in the Great White North? The answer seemingly came earlier this week when we reported that...

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UK's Three to sell iPhone 5c and 5s this Friday with unlimited 4G data

The UK's low cost mobile carrier Three has just announced that it will begin selling the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c with unlimited 4G data on Friday, September 20. The iPhone 5s will be available starting at £99 and the iPhone 5c will be available starting at £49 on a 24-month contract...

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Daily iPhone App: Gresham College

Gresham College has existed for centuries in the United Kingdom. Located in London, it has been providing free lectures by some of the greatest minds in the world since 1597. Think of Gresham as the original TED, 400 years before TED was even conceived. Living in London, I go to a lecture at...

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O2 announces iPhone 5s pricing plans and they aren't cheap

O2 has officially announced its price plans for the iPhone 5s -- and they aren't pretty. As noted by Cnet, O2 now breaks up its tariffs for all phones sold under the "Refresh" plan, as the iPhone 5s will be. The tariffs are split between the cost of the phone and the airtime plans you purchase...

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Marks and Spencer adds Passbook support

One of the UK's biggest retailers has updated its iOS app, adding support for Apple's still-fledgling Passbook system. The latest M&S app from Marks and Spencer adds several new features, including one-click purchasing, filter search, product recommendations and a voice reader for customers who...

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UK carriers ready for iPhone 5c and 5s, but mum on details

In the wake of Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c debut, several wireless carriers in the UK have announced that they'll be selling the California-born duo on September 20th. EE's Orange and T-Mobile, along with O2, Vodafone and Three are all on board to carry both phones from day one. None of the carriers...

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Three rolling out its 4G network in the UK this December

Yesterday, both Vodafone and O2 in the UK switched on their 4G networks in select cities throughout the country -- a full 10 months after the UK's first 4G provider, EE, did. And while the wait has been long for some 4G competition, it's now nice to have some options here. However, perhaps a...

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Time Out London 3.0 gets new design, features

Time Out London was an app that, at one point, almost every Londoner had on his or her iPhone. It was first introduced in 2008, but as the years went by, it never received any design or major feature upgrades. It also integrated less and less with Time Out's massive things-to-do database and...

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NBC streaming English Premier League football games via NBC Sports Live Extra app

NBC has announced that it will allow American viewers to watch English Premier League football (soccer) via its iOS app NBC Sports Live Extra, as noted by 148apps. English Premier League matches begin this weekend and making them available to stream via its iOS app only makes sense for NBC, which...

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O2, Vodafone launching 4G in the UK on August 29

Up until now, those with an iPhone 5 or compatible iPad who wanted 4G service in the UK could only get it from one provider: EE. But thankfully that will change at the end of the month, as O2 and Vodafone have announced they will be offering 4G service in the UK come August 29. On O2, 4G will at...

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