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Leaked iPhone 6 shot shows purported 5.5-inch display

Leaked iPhone 6 shot shows purported 5.5-inch display

We’ve seen our share of iPhone 6, 4.7-inch stuff, but what about that big ‘ol 5.5-inch screened device that’s also supposed to arrive this fall? A new leak claims to show the LCD panel from that device, holding it up with a ruler to show us all just how big it is. Measured diagonally, it’s just over that 5.5-inch size we’ve heard of.

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Firefox OS reaches TV as Chromecast alternative

Firefox OS reaches TV as Chromecast alternative

A streaming media dongle to take on Google's Chromecast but running Mozilla's Firefox OS has been caught in the wild, taking what so far has been focused on smartphone form-factors into the living room instead. The market for streaming hardware has flourished over the past twelve months, with Google helping drive down prices with its $35 Chromecast, while Amazon challenged Apple TV with its voice-navigated Fire TV.

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10+ sensors and range of sizes for Apple iWatch tip insiders

10+ sensors and range of sizes for Apple iWatch tip insiders

Apple's smartwatch is going to be sensor-stuffed and come in multiple sizes, according to a new batch of rumors, with the Cupertino firm tipped to take a broader strategy toward wearables than previously expected. The "iWatch" will pack more than ten sensors as Apple attempts to differentiate what its wearable can do versus those of other manufacturers, including Android Wear smartwatches as Google is expected to fully detail later this month at Google I/O.

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Microsoft needs to clean the Surface Mini from its Pro 3 manual

Microsoft needs to clean the Surface Mini from its Pro 3 manual

Microsoft may not have launched a Surface Mini alongside the Surface Pro 3, but chatter of a last-minute cancellation for the smaller slate looks all the more likely given the multiple references to it in the larger tablet's user guide. The download, available from Microsoft's Surface support site and intended to get new owners up to speed with the core hardware and Windows 8 features, but was clearly written on the assumption that both tablets would be released.

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Is YouTube really about to kill indie videos?

Is YouTube really about to kill indie videos?

YouTube's apparent attack on independent artists and labels refusing to concede to its new premium subscription music contract may not see the Google-owned service take their videos down: it'll just cut off their income stream. Reports earlier this week suggested YouTube was taking a heavy-handed approach to some big-name indie artists, threatening to pull their content if they didn't sign up to what insiders claimed were unfair terms.

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iPhone 6 5.5 and 4.7 mockups foreshadow size issues

iPhone 6 5.5 and 4.7 mockups foreshadow size issues

Here we have yet another supposed iPhone 6 leak, this time in both the rumored 5.5-inch and 4.7-inch variants. While we have indeed seen these two devices before, having an actual solid, three-dimensional model shown and compared with previous generations and other devices really drive home the things that could unsettle the iPhone-loving crowd.

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