Apple has created an online tool that lets iPhone users and potential customers check the Activation Lock of a handset.
This reduces the risk of a customer unwittingly buying a stolen iPhone that turns out to be worthless.
Spending a few days with the newest Apple handset
Mark Bridge writes:
I open the iPhone 6 box and discover a phone that feels substantial. Well engineered. Practical. Despite being just 6.9mm deep, it doesn't seem unreasonably delicate.
Although Apple and Samsung lead the market for tablet sales, there’s an increasing battle for third place. That’s the conclusion of a new report from ABI Research.
It says competition for the space behind Apple and Samsung is currently between Lenovo, Amazon, Asus and other ‘emerging’ vendors.
Podcast - 1st October 2014
In this week's podcast we begin with more news about Phones 4u, as Carphone Warehouse steps in to help iPhone 6 buyers.
We also talk about problems at Apple, a brand new handset from BlackBerry, mobile payments, phones on planes and a device that promises to stop people from texting while driving.
Customers of O2 UK can now buy iTunes codes and charge them directly to their mobile phone account, whether a ‘pay monthly’ bill or ‘pay as you go’ credit.
The iTunes codes can then be used to purchase music, apps, books and videos.