More leaked schematics have allegedly appeared for the next generation of iPhones, and the latest ones claim that the smaller "iPhone 6s" might be a bit thicker than its predecessor. In other news, Apple is supposedly bringing Apple-style packaging to a number of third-party products, and a basketball player claims that the iPhone 6's larger screen gave him an injury.
We're back from an extended 4th of July holiday weekend, with a whole bunch of new and updated apps coming along for the ride! Included in this week's roundup is an improved document scanning experience, a new way to turn nearby strangers into friends, a fun way to learn new languages, updates to Pushbullet and Photofy, an app that tells you when it's safe to stay in the sun, secure messaging, and a new way to mix photos, videos, and music while keeping them all in sync. It's all in the latest edition of the New App Recap.
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More alleged leaks pertaining to the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus have appeared, and Apple seems poised to continue its tradition of "same on the outside, different on the inside" with the next Apple Watch. Also, Apple apparently removes a beloved feature from iOS with the launch of Apple Music.
This week’s batch of App Store downloads features one of the most diverse lineups of games this year, ranging from a chiptune rhythm platformer to an action game where you get to punch werewolves in the face. Those looking for a game that’s bursting with color and happiness are sure to delight in Sega’s newest hero, Heroki. Divide by Sheep will somehow make you equate math with the adorable butchering of sheep, and Blockadillo will satisfy your brick-breaking appetite. And if you want to smash even more yellow bricks with a side of humor, take LEGO Minifigures Online out for a spin right on your phone. Keep reading for more on these and other great picks out this week.
Got an Apple, Mac, or iOS tech question? We have the answer. This time we have reader who wants to know how to keep guest users on his Mac out of certain parts of his hard drive. The answer is encryption, and if you want increased security, it's an excellent technique to use. [via TechRadar]
Noiseless brings a simple approach to photo noise reduction — just work through its settings, from Lightest to Extreme, until you see the results you want. Lower settings can leave patterns, while higher settings can produce an artificially smoothed-over look — you just need to find the sweet spot.
Another set of "leaked" photos appeared today, and these hint that we'll get to enjoy a much more powerful LTE chip in the upcoming iPhones. And that's not all on the hardware front: new iPods (or at least new colors) may be on the way, too! Also, there's now a full-length trailer for Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic.
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