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Apple iPhone 7 -This much we know

Apple iPhone 7 -This much we know

They've done it again haven't they. They've graced the world with another spectacular example of design, except as always, it's more than just that. Never have Apple made an announcement which hasn't been exciting, and that's part of the joy of their work, the hype, the anticipation, the big reveal. 

As per, the rumours regarding this announcement have been gaining traction for months... though basically it's been since the last Apple iPhone launch. We heard that the new iPhone will come in a few different colours, and blue would be one of them - they were wrong about the blue, and i'm glad, because i'm way too excited about the double black versions that have been announced. We heard that the headphone jack would become obsolete - they were right and there's these super sleek looking AirPods taking their place (though in the box there will be lightening connection headphones). We heard that the screen would stretch around corners - they weren't right (but for that one, personally i'm glad). 

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Let's clear up a few of the other rumours and see if they were correct - 

Waterproof - 👍🏻

Dual 12MP cameras on the plus - 👍🏻

Increased storage models - 👍🏻

Replacement of home button - 👍🏻

Plus sized version - 👍🏻

Stereo speakers - 👍🏻

3D screen - 👎🏻

Longest battery life ever - 👍🏻

I've never been disappointed with an iPhone launch, but I have felt slightly underwhelmed in the past, and even as a complete Apple user, I have even been tempted to leave and try something new, but they always manage to reel me back in! I've got high hopes for this new camera technology, i'm impressed by their claims and I want to try it out! There's a few new features, including the waterproofness and the stereo speakers which has made this an exciting launch. 

iOS 10 definitely does not disappoint. Much the opposite. It's bigger, bolder and more exciting than ever. 

Just a few things to look forward to - 

  • Send a message in your own handwriting
  • Hide a message that can be swiped to reveal it
  • Send a 'reaction' back to a message
  • Draw over videos and pictures
  • Replace words with emojis 
  • Make table reservations through OpenTable or book an Uber all through Maps
  • Control your smart tech with the new Home app
  • Raise your phone to wake it
  • Apple pay in browser

Thanks Apple, you've given us lots to look forward to and it's exciting to see where the developments lead.

The new iPhone will be released on September 16th and you can pre-order on the 9th.

Tweet us and let us know what features you're most excited about. 

Written by 

Katherine Thomson 

 

Hundreds of companies to attend Nottingham Business Expo 2016

Hundreds of companies to attend Nottingham Business Expo 2016

Hundreds of Nottingham companies are expected to come together at the Motorpoint Arena on March 3rd for the Nottingham Business Expo.

The second annual Expo is a chance for companies to network, promote and encourage new business.

Organiser Andy Whyles, from events firm All About Tourism said: "We are extremely proud to be hosting the 2016 Nottingham Business Expo at the newly named Motorpoint Arena.

"With the success of last year's event we are keen to make sure that this year exceeds that and that event cements itself in the regional business calendar for years to come.

Many companies are exhibiting again this year after the positive impact the event had on their companies.”

We are exhibiting on the day and Alex Atkin has stated: "We are excited to be exhibiting for the first time and we're very much looking forward to being a part of this event."

There will be roughly 70 stands, 15 hubs and 26 concourse stands plus outdoor space at this year's event.

The Expo will run from 9am and finish at 4pm on March 3.

Political speaker and television presenter Andrew Neil and founder of lastminute.com Brent Hoberman will be speaking on the day. Paul Southby, Chairman of Marketing Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, will also be speaking on the day.

The Dragon's Den style 'Bull Pit' competition where businesses will have the opportunity to present an idea, invention or plan to a panel of Nottingham's business experts.

After the Expo there will be an evening networking event that will take place in the Bolero Suite at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham open to all delegates and exhibitors.

To book tickets for the event go to businessexhibition.gigantic.com/nottingham-business-expo-tickets.