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Counterpoint: Apple actually topped Samsung in Q4, 2014

Counterpoint: Apple actually topped Samsung in Q4, 2014

30 January, 2015 | comments (77)

While we know that Q4, 2014 was a blockbuster quarter for Apple, which sold a whopping 74.5 million smartphones during the period, the question whether that was good enough for the Cupertino-based company to become the top smartphone vendor in the...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Amosu's limited edition pink iPhone 6 isn't easy to look at

Amosu's limited edition pink iPhone 6 isn't easy to look at

29 January, 2015 | comments (14)

Amosu is known for its love of all things shiny and expensive, and for pairing those things with smartphones from time to time. The results are obviously not for mere mortals, but people who can afford to spend small fortunes on bespoke mobile...

Tags: Amosu, Apple, iOS


SA: Apple matches Samsung's smartphone sales in Q4 2014

SA: Apple matches Samsung's smartphone sales in Q4 2014

29 January, 2015 | comments (58)

Thanks to the record-smashing sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple has tied with Samsung to become the top smartphone vendor in the world in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to a Strategy Analytics report. The Cupertino-based...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Juniper Research: Phablets to claim a 20% market share by 2019

Juniper Research: Phablets to claim a 20% market share by 2019

28 January, 2015 | comments (13)

Market analyst Juniper Research has just published a report, stating that phablets will surpass one fifth of total smartphones shipped in 2019, with 400M large-screened pocket devices sold. The phablet term encompasses devices within the 5.5-6.9"...

Tags: Apple


iOS 9 running on iPhone 6 spotted in benchmark results

iOS 9 running on iPhone 6 spotted in benchmark results

28 January, 2015 | comments (51)

Apple typically announces new iOS versions at the WWDC, which is scheduled for June every year. While there's about four months to go, the first benchmark coming from an iOS 9 running on an iPhone 6 have hit the Basemark OS II...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple Watch will begin shipping in April

Apple Watch will begin shipping in April

27 January, 2015 | comments (13)

Apple will begin shipping its smartwatch in April. Tim Cook, the Cupertino giant’s CEO, confirmed the news during today’s quarterly earnings call. As it turns out, Apple Watch will ship later than expected. Recent reports suggested that the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple sold record 74.5 million iPhone units in Q1 2015

Apple sold record 74.5 million iPhone units in Q1 2015

27 January, 2015 | comments (106)

Apple announced a record-breaking 74.5 million iPhone units sold during the first quarter of the fiscal 2015 that ended on December 27. Thanks to strong sales in China, the Cupertino giant posted a record-shattering quarterly revenue and net profit...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Mac OS


Apple outs iOS 8.1.3 and Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.2

Apple outs iOS 8.1.3 and Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.2

27 January, 2015 | comments (32)

Today Apple has released the latest software updates for both its mobile and computer operating systems. iOS 8.1.3 is now rolling out with a handful of bug fixes in tow. Perhaps the most important thing that it changes is the amount of space you...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Mac OS


Apple claims first spot in the Chinese smartphone market in Q4

Apple claims first spot in the Chinese smartphone market in Q4

27 January, 2015 | comments (29)

After a recent survey confirmed Apple's dominant position on its home US market, statistics now show that China has been conquered as well. Market analyst Canalys reports that the Cupertino giant is in top spot by units shipped in Q4 2014, a first...


Apple has sold more iPhones in China than in the US

Apple has sold more iPhones in China than in the US

26 January, 2015 | comments (46)

Apple is likely to announce soon that for the first time it sold more iPhones in China during 2014 than it did at home in the US. Analysts believe that this overtaking was made possible thanks to Apple's deal with China Mobile and the subsequent...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Samsung tipped to be the main chipset supplier for next iPhone

Samsung tipped to be the main chipset supplier for next iPhone

26 January, 2015 | comments (71)

Around 75% of the application processors that would power the next generation iPhone will be supplied by Samsung, according to a report from South Korea's Maeil Business Newspaper, which cited unidentified sources in the semiconductor...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


Xiaomi-for-iPhone trade-in program reportedly in the works

Xiaomi-for-iPhone trade-in program reportedly in the works

25 January, 2015 | comments (62)

Xiaomi has a trade-in program for Apple iPhone users in the works. The word about the bold marketing stint arrived from an executive from the ambitious Chinese startup. Reportedly, iPhone 5s owners will be able to trade their device for the...

Tags: Xiaomi, Apple, Android, iOS


KGI: Apple sold a whopping 73 million iPhones last quarter

KGI: Apple sold a whopping 73 million iPhones last quarter

25 January, 2015 | comments (124)

Just over a couple of weeks after investment firm UBS said Apple sold 69 million iPhones in the quarter ending in December, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a decent track record on Apple-related industry predictions, has estimated the number to be...

Tags: KGI, Apple


Apple accounts for half of US phone activations in Q4

Apple accounts for half of US phone activations in Q4

24 January, 2015 | comments (63)

The September launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus has provided Apple with solid ground to maintain its ruling position on the US market. A newly published survey by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners reports that a dominating 50% of phone...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, LG


Alleged details on the battery life of Apple Watch leak

Alleged details on the battery life of Apple Watch leak

22 January, 2015 | comments (74)

According to a report in 9to5Mac, the battery performance of the soon to be released Apple Watch will not blow users away. Cupertino is allegedly targeting 19 hours of mixed use for its highly anticipated wearable device. The active...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple smartphone sales mark significant growth in Asia markets

Apple smartphone sales mark significant growth in Asia markets

21 January, 2015 | comments (52)

A recent study on Apple's smartphone sales, carried out by Counterpoint, reveals a surprising level of success in various Asian markets. It turns out that ever since the California tech-giant ushered into the phablet market last September it has...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, iOS


Samsung dominated smartphone shipments in 2014

Samsung dominated smartphone shipments in 2014

20 January, 2015 | comments (91)

In the year 2014 the world saw an increased number of smartphones shipped but overall little change in the top three vendors. Samsung has been the leader for some time now but is seeing its market share slowly reduced by the likes of tough...


Top 10 trending phones of the week

Top 10 trending phones of the week

18 January, 2015 | comments (28)

It the uneventful weekend days, when no official announcements take place, your desire for technology needs to be satisfied otherwise. Always devoted to keeping you entertained and well informed, we here at GSMArena.com are launching a new...


Bank of America says 1.1 million cards now use Apple Pay

Bank of America says 1.1 million cards now use Apple Pay

15 January, 2015 | comments (25)

Bank of America is one of the major partners for Apple Pay and alongside its financial results, the company revealed today that nearly 800,000 customers have started using Apple's new payment method. As a result, more than 1.1 million cards have...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6s to pack 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM

Apple iPhone 6s to pack 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM

15 January, 2015 | comments (105)

The latest set of rumors regarding the Apple iPhone 6s suggest that the company will using 2GB LPDDR4 memory. Previously, it was purported that Apple hasn't decided if it shouldn't stick with LPDDR3, since its 35% less expensive and its suppliers...

Tags: Apple, Rumors