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Tmobile iPhone users reporting 'blue screen of death'

Tmobile iPhone users reporting 'blue screen of death'

25 June, 2015 | comments (29)

Several T-Mobile iPhone owners are experiencing random problems with their device, including freezes, restarts, and even the infamous blue screen of death, according to a MacRumors report. Affected models include the Apple iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and...

Tags: T-Mobile, Apple


Apple increases trade-in value of some iPhone models

Apple increases trade-in value of some iPhone models

02 June, 2015 | comments (34)

Apple has increased the trade-in value of three iPhone models, including the iPhone 4s, 5, and 5s. The promotion, however, is only available in the United States, and is valid for the month of June only. This means that those trading in their...

Tags: Apple


Week 21 in review: OnePlus Two, Galaxy A8 and bezelless phones

Week 21 in review: OnePlus Two, Galaxy A8 and bezelless phones

24 May, 2015 | comments (1)

Another busy week has gone by and once again, we attempt to sum up the most exciting news from the past seven days. It seems the season for major flagship announcement has passed, so now it's time for rumors and speculations about their successors...


Apple iOS 8.2 is now seeding to devices worldwide

Apple iOS 8.2 is now seeding to devices worldwide

09 March, 2015 | comments (94)

Apple began seeding iOS 8.2 to compatible devices worldwide. The Cupertino giant’s CEO Tim Cook announced the new firmware’s availability during the company’s Spring Forward event. The most important change that iOS 8.2 brings is support for...


iPhone 6s rumored to sport 2GB of RAM, Apple SIM too

iPhone 6s rumored to sport 2GB of RAM, Apple SIM too

04 March, 2015 | comments (200)

If Apple will keep doing what it's been doing for a few years, in 2015 we're bound to see the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus launch. And now it looks like the first rumors about the duo are starting to surface. According to an unnamed "person...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple to discontinue production of iPhone 5C next year

Apple to discontinue production of iPhone 5C next year

26 November, 2014 | comments (56)

A report posted by Taiwan's Industrial and Commercial Times states that the iPhone 5c production will likely stop in the middle next year. The company did not cite any specific reason for the withdraw of the model, but dwindling interest seems...

Tags: Apple, iPhone


Vivo may be working on a 3.8mm thin smartphone

Vivo may be working on a 3.8mm thin smartphone

27 October, 2014 | comments (78)

The race to create an ever so thinner 'world's thinnest smartphone' is about to get crazier than it's ever been - at least if this leak pans out. Apparently Vivo is working on a smartphone that will be around 3.8mm thin. No, that's not a typo....

Tags: Vivo, Android, Rumors


iPhone 6 and 6 Plus $100 off sale from Boost Mobile

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus $100 off sale from Boost Mobile

12 October, 2014 | comments (56)

Last year, Boost Mobile was the first prepaid US carrier to offer $100 off the latest Apple iPhone 5s and 5c models. This year they're doing it again with Apple's newest flagships, the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Starting October 17, the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6 has a more secure TouchID than iPhone 5s

Apple iPhone 6 has a more secure TouchID than iPhone 5s

24 September, 2014 | comments (56)

Tech security blog Lookout's Marc Rogers has hacked the Apple iPhone 6's TouchID fingerprint scanner using a stolen print (his own), cyanocrylate (super glue) and fingerprint tape and has an interesting tale of the event. The same Marc Rogers...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple to replace faulty iPhone 5 batteries for free

Apple to replace faulty iPhone 5 batteries for free

23 August, 2014 | comments (53)

According to Apple, a small number of iPhone 5 sold between September 2012 and January 2013 are experiencing battery problems, where the users may experience reduced battery life, causing them to charge more frequently. Apple is now asking...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Sweet 3D models put iPhone 6 next to Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Sweet 3D models put iPhone 6 next to Samsung Galaxy Alpha

20 August, 2014 | comments (81)

We've seen plenty of iPhone 6 dummies though photos are usually of bad quality and don't compare Apple's new flagship to its main rivals. Well, perhaps the biggest challenger is out, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, and thanks to the 3D modelling skills of...


iPhone 6 1,810mAh and 6L 2,915mAh batteries leak

iPhone 6 1,810mAh and 6L 2,915mAh batteries leak

17 August, 2014 | comments (129)

Early in July we heard that the iPhone 6 with 4.7" display will carry a battery between 1,800mAh and 1,900mAh and that the 5.5" iPhone 6 will have something around 2,500mAh. Now we get a glimpse of what could possibly be the two batteries. The...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Apple iPhone 6 tipped to launch on September 19

Apple iPhone 6 tipped to launch on September 19

21 July, 2014 | comments (62)

A promotional flyer for the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 has been posted by a Weibo user in China. It depicts two iPhone smartphones, a 4.7" and a 5.5" one, alongside their respective prices. A lot of rumors have suggested that Apple is considering to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


New Apple iPhone 6 images arrive, tell a familiar story

New Apple iPhone 6 images arrive, tell a familiar story

18 July, 2014 | comments (135)

The Apple iPhone 6 leak marathon continues and as the finish line approaches, everyone involved is picking up the pace. Today we get yet another batch of live photos showing the upcoming Apple smartphone in its white version. Apple iPhone...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iPhone 6 to come with an improved TouchID sensor

Apple iPhone 6 to come with an improved TouchID sensor

17 July, 2014 | comments (22)

The TouchID fingerprint scanner was one of the key selling points of the Apple iPhone 5s and while its initial reception was mixed at best, the sheer number of devices to come with a fingerprint scanner since suggests it was a smart move. So it will...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Analysts: Galaxy S5 sales trailing iPhone 5s, Galaxy S4

Analysts: Galaxy S5 sales trailing iPhone 5s, Galaxy S4

16 July, 2014 | comments (92)

Samsung had a weak Q2 this year and pointed its finger at cheap smartphones from China saying they've been eating into the company's profits. Seoul-based analyst agency Counterpoint feels there's more to the story – the new Galaxy S5 flagship has...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


BlackBerry boasts about the Passport's square screen

BlackBerry boasts about the Passport's square screen

08 July, 2014 | comments (80)

Most smartphones this day follow a similar design format: a rectangular screen. The formula has worked so far, especially with all-touch screen devices, but this design hasn't really been challenged or altered in quite some time and has resulted in...


Apple iPhone 5s tops sales charts in Q1 of this year

Apple iPhone 5s tops sales charts in Q1 of this year

08 July, 2014 | comments (68)

According to data coming from ABI Reseach, which includes analysis, market data and insights, the top 20 best selling devices in the first quarter of the year are dominated by Apple and Samsung. Apple has two devices in that period which saw good...


Counterclockwise: Nokia N9, iPhone 4, Nexus 7, WP8

Counterclockwise: Nokia N9, iPhone 4, Nexus 7, WP8

28 June, 2014 | comments (20)

This is the new edition of Counterclockwise, where we'll be taking a look at all of the most significant news articles that happened during this week over the past several years. The last week of June has seen plenty of hardware announcements from...


Huawei Honor 6 debuts with 5

Huawei Honor 6 debuts with 5" 1080p screen, octa-core chipset

24 June, 2014 | comments (51)

Huawei unveiled the Honor 6 (aka Glory 6) and aimed it squarely at the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Apple iPhone 5s. The phone matches the stunning thinness of the Ascend P6 and measures 139.8 x 68.8 x 6.5mm, weighing 135g. The Huawei Honor 6...

Tags: Huawei, Android