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iPhone 6 backlight display leaks, dummy runs rampant

iPhone 6 backlight display leaks, dummy runs rampant

There should be no doubt now that the iPhone 6 - or whatever it ends up being called - is in full production. Today’s leaks include one of a very close-up and detailed nature in a hands-on video, while the other includes a display component on its own. While the first dummy we’re seeing today is just that - not a final product - this display component may indeed be the real deal.

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Just how big will iPhone 6 be?

Just how big will iPhone 6 be?

A collection of iPhone 6 dummy models have been spread amongst publishers in the East. One of these models has been measured, this week, showing off what very well may be nearly-perfect length, width, and depth for the next-generation iPhone. This dummy model was likely originally intended for an accessory maker with cues and sizing meant to inform the creation of cases.

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Flappy Bird clone Tappy Chicken first to mobile with Unreal Engine 4

Flappy Bird clone Tappy Chicken first to mobile with Unreal Engine 4

The game development environment Unreal Engine 4 has been ushered in with its first-ever implementation on Android. The game is known as Tappy Chicken, and it’s essentially a clone of Flappy Bird - with a chicken. This game was created by an artist by the name of Shane Caudle and is being shared by Epic Games to show how extremely easy Unreal Engine 4 makes developing games, even for someone who has never developed a game before.

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Apple fixing iMessage lock-in bug

Apple fixing iMessage lock-in bug

Apple's frustrating iMessage bug that has left iPhone and iPad users struggling to jump ship to Android could be close to being fixed, with the company saying that it is partway through addressing the problem with the SMS alternative. The glitch - which sees a user unable to extricate their cellphone number from the iMessage system, meaning their remaining contacts using iOS may send them messages they're unable to read on their non-Apple device - has already prompted a lawsuit.

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Apple patents touch panels for solar-powered iPhone future

Apple patents touch panels for solar-powered iPhone future

The newest in an incredibly vast collection of patents filed for and held by Apple is an update to a previously held patent for solar panels. These solar panels were previously filed for patent to include touch-friendly pieces of equipment, but not displays as such. In this update, Apple’s newest next-generation ware may very well be the solar-powered iPhone.

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Flappy Bird re-release includes fewer pixels, more birds

Flappy Bird re-release includes fewer pixels, more birds

The release of Flappy Bird - the re-release, that is - has been detailed today in an interview with the developer Dong Nguyen. This fellow grew famous rapidly earlier this year when the Flappy Bird game was originally released to Android and iOS, doubling his fame once he decided to remove the app from the public. Now he’s bringing it back.

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