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Apple buys Shazam, goes ad-free

Apple has finalised the deal to acquire Shazam, the music recognition app. As an aftermath of this deal, Shazam will go add free for everyone. “Apple and Shazam have a long history together. Shazam was one of the first apps available when we launched the App Store and has become a favorite app for music fans everywhere,”

Apple misses a point with the iPhone Red edition

Apple announced a special RED edition of the iPhone 7 and 7 plus duo. The iPhones are in partnership with (PRODUCT)RED,  an international organisation that contributes to the Global Fund. The red iPhone is a welcome addition, as it gives a break from the tech grey, black, gold and white we have grown accustomed to.

Apple Could Ditch The Lightning Connector

According to this report from the Wall Street Journal, Apple is planning to use USB type C across the whole range of iPhones this year. Apple has traditionally used proprietary connectors on its iphones. The connectors used to be fast, but with USB type C the industry standard is certainly faster. Maybe the Cupertino giant

Apple puts Intel Inside iPhone 7: Chipworks Teardown

Reverse engineering firm Chipworks has confirmed Apple put Intel inside iPhone 7. This is a win for Intel, with the market going mobile. Rumors have circulated around that the new iPhone would have Intel radios. In the A1778 that chipworks tore down, there is an Intel mobile cellular platform. There are two RF transceivers, the baseband modem,