About Oliver Haslam



Oliver Haslam

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

Personal Information:
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 3617 post(s).

Posts by Oliver Haslam:

Here’s a hidden iOS trick that enables it to speak and read aloud anything that is on the screen of your iPhone or iPad. Useful if you want iOS to read the full article or book to you.

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In an interview with Roadshow, George Hotz showed off his $1000 self-driving car kit out in Las Vegas, later announcing a new app called Chffr, which aims to collect data from users to make Comma.ai’s autonomous vehicle AI smarter.

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A new report claims that Apple’s rumored foray into wireless voice command Amazon Echo-like device will not include a new type of hardware, but rather a refreshed Apple TV with full-fledged Siri built right in.

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Roger app allows you to control your Amazon Echo and Alexa remotely from your iPhone or Android from anywhere in the world for free.

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DuckieTV is a free TV show calendar for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome that doubles as a torrent manager, offering full control over what you download and how, even allowing automatic downloads for the latest episodes of your favorite shows.

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At the ongoing SID 2016 Display Week in San Fransisco, Samsung demoed a rollable screen that could serve as the display of its rumored Galaxy X flexible smartphone. The screen can be rolled up into a metal cylinder with a radius of just 10mm and measures 5.7-inch diagonally, with a Full HD resolution.

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Here’s a side-by-side speed comparison pitting iOS 9.3.3 beta 1 Vs iOS 9.3.2 on hardware ranging from the iPhone 6s to the iPhone 4s, spread out over five separate videos.

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Whoever said emoji were a waste of time? Turns out Apple didn’t, because the iPhone maker has added support for the little icons right within Spotlight on iOS.

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Google’s Gboard keyboard app for iOS does not feature a built-in dark theme mode. If your iPhone or iPad is jailbroken, you can add one to it using this free tweak.

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Apple is working on a device that will see it enter the home assistant game, with a competitor for the Amazon Echo and Google Home devices said to be on the way.

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Just when we all thought that we knew what to expect from Samsung and its extremely well-endowed budget for promoting its phones, the company has managed to up the ante, taking over one side of a building in Russia with a 262-feet tall Galaxy S7 Edge billboard.

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Hot on the heels of a similar leak that claimed to show the camera module from an iPhone 7, a new leak contains photos of schematics for what is claimed to be the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

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Developer shows off iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak mere hours after Apple released developer beta 1 seed of iOS 9.3.3 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices to testers.

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Here is a list that highlights a handful of the best jailbreak tweaks to be released this week, in and out of Cydia. They’re in no particular order, but they’re all equally worth checking out if you are jailbroken.

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Facebook-owned Instagram app also has a hidden inbox meant for direct messages from users you don’t follow. Here’s how to find it.

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A new leak, courtesy of Weibo, not only shows what appears to be a dual-lens camera setup for what is claimed to be an iPhone 7 Plus, but also a new 256GB storage option at the high-end.

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WhoApp for iOS is a new app which enables users to get detailed info on unknown Caller ID for free on iPhone. Once downloaded and configured, WhoApp works by taking calls that a user does not recognize and then producing as much data as it can about the caller. WhoApp will tell the user where the call is coming from, geographically, and even display a Google Maps or Street View image that shows the exact building the call originated from. The caller’s name and picture will also be displayed, if available.

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Anyone who thought Apple opting for rounded squares as the basis of the iOS design aesthetic was just a case of Jony Ive or one of his designers liking rounded corners and deciding to run with it is actually quite wide off the mark. Here’s the real reason.

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It turns out that Google’s Project Ara might actually be about to turn into a real thing after Google today announced that it would be in a position to ship developer hardware to those who need it as soon as Q4 of this year, with consumer version set for release in 2017.

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Apple is working on technology that would allow users with iPhones and Apple Watches to unlock their Macs when in close proximity to them. The technology, which uses Bluetooth LE to function, is believed to be in the works, with a release as part of OS X 10.12 later this year said to be on the cards.

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