iPhone owners get slapped with higher repair costs in U.K.


Some iPhone users in the UK are upset with Apple over sudden increases in repair costs.
Some iPhone users in the UK are upset with Apple over sudden increases in repair costs.
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Some iPhone users in the United Kingdom say Apple has suddenly hiked repair prices on older iPhones.

Replacing a cracked screen on an iPhone 6s rose significantly the day after Apple unveiled the iPhone 7 last week, according to unhappy customers quoted in the British press.

Today in Apple history: iPhone 5 brings big changes, new EarPods


Do you remember owning the iPhone 5?
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iPhone5September 12, 2012: Apple introduces its latest iPhone, which offers plenty of impressive upgrades such as an improved camera, better battery life, and new EarPods — although some critics make a big fuss about Apple’s decision to eliminate a major port.

But as much as this might sound like the iPhone 7, in fact today marks four years since the unveiling of 2012’s iPhone 5.

How to find your moment of zen with Apple’s Breathe app


Breathe app in watchOS 3
The new Breathe app in watchOS 3 turns Apple Watch into a meditation machine.
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Apple Watch wearers will soon find it easier to reach relaxation, thanks to the new Breathe app included in watchOS 3.

Every week, the Breathe app provides Apple Watch wearers with a summary of how well they performed the most essential human task for staying alive. If you suck at breathing, don’t worry. Breathe will turn you into a zen master in no time.

To start a breathing exercise follow these steps.

Super Mario Run is coming to iPhone this year


Mario iOS
Super Mario on iPhone?! Yes!
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Yes, you read that correctly. Nintendo is finally bringing a Super Mario game to iPhone, it confirmed during Apple’s iPhone 7 keynote this morning.

It’s called Super Mario Run, and it’s designed specifically for touchscreen devices. It’s the first Mario game you can play one-handed, Nintendo says, and it will hit the App Store in time for the holidays this year.