There’s a new kid in town that could be just the cell phone cord solution we’ve been waiting for. It’s called USB Type-C. USB Type-C cables have several technical advantages over the current USB cables:
- Size: They are smaller than Micro-USB connectors
- Speed: 3x as fast (10Gbps)
- Power: 100 watt output
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You might hate being forced to use Facebook Messenger — but that doesn’t mean the app is invading your privacy or part of some vast conspiracy to track all of your actions.
In the days since Facebook started requiring iPhone and Android users to download the stand-alone Facebook Messenger app to continue chatting with friends and family members, the backlash has been swift.
As Facebook is well aware, its users do not like change (see News Feed, Beacon ads, Timeline, OpenGraph, the Instagram terms of service changes, and every design change in the company’s 10-year history). So it’s not surprising to see Facebook Messenger as the number one app in the App Store (because everyone is being prompted to download it), or that it has a 1-star rating (because everyone is being prompted to download it).
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The images, which cannot be independently verified, are certainly more convincing than some leaks we’ve seen in recent weeks.
There’s not too long to go now until the anticipated iPhone 6 launch date of 9 September, and it is thought the device could then hit the shelves by 19 September.
These latest images show the phone and its packaging, apparently as it will come when it is ready for retail. The appearance of both phone and box are not far removed from what we’ve seen with previous iPhones – but with the expected larger 4.7” or 5.5” screen.
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Apple will launch its next-generation iPhone 6 at an event on Tuesday, September 9, reports Re/code. The company has reportedly scheduled a big media event for that date and in the past, September has been a month reserved for the introduction of new iPhones. Continue reading “Apple to Hold iPhone Event on September 9 | Mac Rumors”