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Will Apple ditch SIM cards after iPhone 7?
Apple, Samsung and others are reportedly close to agreeing on a common architecture standard for an electronic SIM card, which would do away with the physical pieces of plastic users currently put in their phones and tablets in order to authorise mobile service.
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stripe app Stripe, a service that companies can use to accept payments, has a new way for businesses to track purchases and user activity — an iPhone app. The new iPhone app does basically everything its existing online dashboard does, but brings it to an interface more suited for a mobile device. Businesses can also set up notifications for whenever a payment or purchase is made or set up a… Read More

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iphone 6 and 6 plus

We won’t know exactly what Apple has in store for it’s next iPhone until September.

Even though that’s still about five months away, various leaks and notes from analysts have painted a picture of what we might be able to expect from the successor to the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

Based on what we’ve heard, it sounds like the changes will focus more on enhancing features like the camera rather than redesigning what the phone looks like. 

It will probably be called the iPhone 7.

The next iPhone may be so significantly different than the… Continue reading