About Oliver Haslam



Oliver Haslam

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Oliver [dot] Haslam [at] redmondpie [dot] com

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Oliver is a 20-something tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of 3 years and is every-so-slightly addicted to 'the Twitters'.

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Mac iPhone 4

Posts Count:
Oliver has blogged 3551 post(s).

Posts by Oliver Haslam:

Intel has decided to can its Atom line of smartphone CPUs after having been beaten out repeatedly by ARM chips. The company made the decision to kill the entire product lineup, including the massively delayed Broxton chip, effectively pulling out of the mobile market.

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New jailbreak tweaks for iOS are being released all the time, which can often be overwhelming for those who simply don’t have the time to stay on top of everything. Luckily enough, though, we’re here to make sure that no worthy tweak goes unnoticed.

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Here’s a tip on how to speed up Windows 10 on older PC devices, even if it may be more of a workaround than an actual solution. We’re fans of making computers work as well as humanly possible, so when we came across a simple way of making Windows 10 a more fluid experience on older hardware, we thought it was only fair to share it here.

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Known best for making satchels, luxury fashion brand Coach is apparently set to release an array of $150 Apple Watch bands that will look great without being quite so over the top style-wise as some of Hermes’ creations.

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Turns out we’ve been saying the names of Apple products wrong, and marketing head Phil Schiller wants us to stop. So much so, in fact, that he took to Twitter to school us on just how we should be pluralizing Apple’s device names such as iPhone and iPad Pro.

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One unlucky user’s Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ apparently started sizzling and emitting fumes when it was plugged in and charging, that too with an official Samsung charger.

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Tinder recently debuted a new friend-finding feature called Tinder Social. Not everyone seems to be happy with this addition, though, as it seems to be exposing users to their Facebook friends.

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As part of the hype surrounding the upcoming Captain America: Civil War movie, Microsoft has made a handful of special edition Xbox One consoles that have been built to look like they were created by the famous Stark Industries of Iron Man fame.

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Rumored iPhone 7 Plus features and design specs may just have been confirmed after a schematics leak of “iPhone Pro” appeared online after initially being published in the June issue of a Japanese magazine.

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Apple released iOS 9.3.2 beta 3 this week, and coming just six days after the second beta release, it is clear that Apple is stepping things up in the development of its iPhone and iPad operating system. While new features aren’t really the order of the day here, bug fixes, security improvements and performance increases are what the doctor ordered and iOS 9.3.2 delivers. In fact, when it comes to performance, there is only one way to get a good feeling for just how quick new releases are when compared to the versions they are replacing, and that’s an exhaustive YouTube video comparing them.

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A body has been discovered at Apple’s headquarters, it is being reported, with the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s office investigating. Police and Fire Department vehicles were summoned to the Apple campus during Wednesday morning, with the body having been found in a conference room.

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Here’s how to record phone calls on iPhone without requiring any jailbreak. Those willing to jailbreak their iPhones can record calls without too many issues, but if you’re among those who aren’t, this simple workaround should do the trick.

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Microsoft is working to add Handoff-like functionality to Windows, with the latest release of Windows 10 Redstone (Anniversary Update) already giving the game away. Similar to Handoff on a Mac or iOS device, Microsoft’s new feature will allow users to start something on one device and then continue it on another without the need for syncing or configuration to take place ahead of time.

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Apple has just announced its quarterly earnings for Q2 2016 which encompasses January through March of this year. Announced during its customary quarterly earnings call, the results saw Apple’s earnings reach $50.6 billion with a quarterly net profit of $10.5 billion. Those results are down on the same period last year which saw $58 billion in revenue, and $13.6 billion in profit. The drop in revenue means this is the first ever quarterly drop in revenue for Apple in last 13 years.

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Facebook is working on a new, standalone camera app that focuses on making it quick and easy for users to share photos and video, according to a new report. The app, which is as-yet unnamed, allegedly launches straight into the camera view rather than one that shows posts or other data in an attempt to reduce the friction that sometimes prevents users from sharing content.

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Few people who love a bargain as much as us, and even fewer enjoy sharing them quite as much either. Luckily for you, we just can’t help ourselves, so when we saw that Halo 5: Guardians on the Xbox One is down to just $26.99 for limited time, we thought you ought to know.

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Turns out that people who download TV shows through illegitimate means don’t like to wait for their content, with this past weekend’s airing of the first episode of season 6 of Game of Thrones proving very popular indeed on the usual torrent sites.

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New report has apparently leaked Galaxy Note 6 specs. The said report has also revealed that Samsung hasn’t quite made its mind up as to what the Galaxy Note 6 will look like.

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This week, we’ve dug out another six jailbreak tweaks for iOS 9 that are both new and recently released, as well as available to download right now.

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Here’s an easy way to add free VPN service to your Google Chrome web browser on Windows or Mac without paying a dime. Why use VPNs? Well VPNs are great ways to stop outsiders from observing an internet connection and what it is being used for as VPNs fully encrypts the internet traffic from your device. They also help access US or UK-only service such as Hulu or BBC iPlayer from outside US or UK.

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