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Global smartphone shipments rise to 267 million in Q1, 2014

Global smartphone shipments rise to 267 million in Q1, 2014

18 April, 2014 | comments (41)

The Global smartphone shipments hit 266.9 million units in the first quarter of 2014, according to a report from market researcher TrendForce. The three month period, starting from January to March, saw a rise of 1.13% compared to the same period of...


A third of all Samsung Galaxy S5 upgrades leave an iPhone behind

A third of all Samsung Galaxy S5 upgrades leave an iPhone behind

17 April, 2014 | comments (175)

According to a report in The Telegraph, more than a third (38% to be precise) of the users who upgraded to a Samsung Galaxy S5 switched from an Apple iPhone. The data has been gathered from the mobile trade-in website CompareMyMobile. The...


New shots of alleged Apple iPhone 6 front panel leak

New shots of alleged Apple iPhone 6 front panel leak

15 April, 2014 | comments (119)

Factory floors out of China have long been sources of leaked shots of upcoming Apple devices, and apparently the anticipated iPhone 6 is no exception. The latest alleged shot has it next to an iPhone 5S, showing off the rumored larger screen of...

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comScore: Apple and Android continue to dominate in the US

comScore: Apple and Android continue to dominate in the US

05 April, 2014 | comments (17)

The latest comScore report on the trends in the US smartphone industry for the three months ending in February, 2014 is out. As one can expect, Apple is the top smartphone manufacturer with 41.3% market share, while the global market leader,...


Apple WWDC 2014 conference set for June 2-6

Apple WWDC 2014 conference set for June 2-6

03 April, 2014 | comments (22)

The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference is taking place in San Francisco starting June 2, Monday. It's going to last five days through June 6 and Apple says 1000 of its engineers and 5000 developers are going to attend. This year, Apple...

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The iPhone 6 screens could enter production as early as May

The iPhone 6 screens could enter production as early as May

01 April, 2014 | comments (59)

Sources close to Apple's supply chain are saying the bigger screens for the upcoming iPhone 6 could enter production as early as next month. This would suggest an autumn unveil and launch for the next iPhone, following recent tradition. Said...

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Samsung to enlist Google's help in latest court battle with Apple

Samsung to enlist Google's help in latest court battle with Apple

01 April, 2014 | comments (77)

In its most recent court spat, Samsung will be looking to key Google engineers to testify in its favor, and provide evidence that Android was developed independently of iOS. Jury selection begins this week in the most recent of a long series...


Alleged live photos of iPhone 6 make the rounds on the web

Alleged live photos of iPhone 6 make the rounds on the web

31 March, 2014 | comments (129)

Hot on the heels of the leaked schematics from earlier today, alleged live photos of Apple iPhone 6 made the rounds on the web. The images are reportedly captured in a Foxconn facility. The photos reveal a sleek-looking handset with a metal...

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Sketches show iPhone 6 design, rendering surface too

Sketches show iPhone 6 design, rendering surface too

31 March, 2014 | comments (75)

Leaked schematics of the rumored next iPhone 6 suggest two screen sizes and give out some specific dimensions for both models. The schematics come from Japanese Apple-centric Mac Otakara publication. The smaller model sports a 4.7" display and has...

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Leaked diagram allegedly reveals the physical measures of iPhone 6

Leaked diagram allegedly reveals the physical measures of iPhone 6

28 March, 2014 | comments (77)

A leaked diagram which allegedly reveals the physical measures of the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 made the rounds on the web. Unsurprisingly, the document suggests that the next smartphone to come out of Cupertino will have a significantly larger...

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Samsung loses patent trial against Apple in Japan

Samsung loses patent trial against Apple in Japan

26 March, 2014 | comments (67)

Tokyo District Court Judge Koji Hasegawa ruled that Apple's iPhone 4S, 4, and iPad 2 did not infringe on a data communications patent held by Samsung. The Korean company had claimed that the Apple devices were violating its intellectual...

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Apple reaches 500 million iPhone sales

Apple reaches 500 million iPhone sales

25 March, 2014 | comments (96)

Apple's 500 millionth iPhone was just sold, marking a huge milestone for the Cupertino-based tech giant. It's funny to think that Edward Snyder, an analyst at Charter Equity Research, said that there was no way Apple would sell 10 million iPhones...

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Virgin Mobile offers iPhone 5s for $385 off contract

Virgin Mobile offers iPhone 5s for $385 off contract

21 March, 2014 | comments (39)

Looking to shack up with Virgin Mobile in the US, but want to use an iPhone without having to fork over an arm and a leg? Well now may be the time to pull the trigger as Richard Branson's cell phone company just announced significant price cuts for...


Apple iPhone 6 tipped to retain 8 MP resolution

Apple iPhone 6 tipped to retain 8 MP resolution

21 March, 2014 | comments (181)

Sources with some knowledge of the matter suggest that Apple will not be interested in increasing the megapixel count of its next iPhone smartphone camera. Instead Apple will likely focus on improving the lens system and image quality. Previous...

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Apple iOS 7.1 jailbroken on iPhone 4

Apple iOS 7.1 jailbroken on iPhone 4

21 March, 2014 | comments (17)

The hacker known as @winocm has managed to jailbreak the iOS 7.1 running on iPhone 4. He has already demonstrated the untethered jailbreak on video. Here is the proof: Now that winocm has managed to find an exploit on the A4-based iPhone...

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China Mobile sold just 1 million iPhones, has first drop in profits

China Mobile sold just 1 million iPhones, has first drop in profits

20 March, 2014 | comments (49)

China Mobile reports its first loss of annual profits in 14 years as the world's largest carrier by subscribers is heavily investing in its 4G network. The carrier has sold roughly 1.34 LTE-enabled smartphones, most of which were iPhones. It...

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Apple secures advanced multitouch stylus patent

Apple secures advanced multitouch stylus patent

20 March, 2014 | comments (94)

Apple is working on a stylus with an extendable nib with multiple tips and a built in light sensor. The information comes from patent images secured by AppleInsider. The nib on the stylus is flexible and can either work almost entirely from...

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Apple iPhone 5c with 8 GB is now official

Apple iPhone 5c with 8 GB is now official

18 March, 2014 | comments (95)

The wing man to the flagship iPhone 5s hasn't been selling all too well around the world and today, as expected, Apple is taking a step to fix that. Meet the 8GB Apple iPhone 5c. The phone has appeared on UK carrier O2's website with a variety of...

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Apple retires iPad 2,  16GB iPad 4 replaces it

Apple retires iPad 2, 16GB iPad 4 replaces it

18 March, 2014 | comments (22)

Today marks a shakeup in Apple’s lineup - first was the introduction of an 8GB iPhone 5c and now Apple has discontinued the iPad 2. The iPad 4 will be taking its place and price tag. The iPad 2 was left as the budget option in the big iPad...

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Apple to launch 8GB iPhone 5c tomorrow

Apple to launch 8GB iPhone 5c tomorrow

17 March, 2014 | comments (130)

Various tips, leaked emails and even a picture of a retail box suggest Apple is prepping to launch a cheaper iPhone 5c model with 8GB storage tomorrow, March 18. We have been tipped already by internal sources from two major European carriers...

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