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Plenty of active iPhone 4s devices point at huge upgrade cycle

Plenty of active iPhone 4s devices point at huge upgrade cycle

03 May, 2014 | comments (83)

The hotly anticipated iPhone 6 looks bound to be a bigger success than expected. Research data from Morgan Stanley which shows a huge number of active iPhone 4 and 4s devices points at a massive upgrade cycle in the making. The data which...

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Samsung to pay Apple $119 million for patent infringement

Samsung to pay Apple $119 million for patent infringement

03 May, 2014 | comments (134)

The Round 2 of Apple vs. Samsung legal war is coming to an end and once again Apple has ended up on the winning side. The US court has found Samsung guilty of infringing on two of Apple's patents and the company now has to pay Apple $119,625,000 in...


Apple shipping sapphire to China for iPhone 6 display

Apple shipping sapphire to China for iPhone 6 display

01 May, 2014 | comments (52)

It's not exactly a secret that the iPhone 6's display is going to be made out of sapphire for extra scratch resistance. Now UBS Research's first quarter preview on GT Advanced Technologies, which is the company that's been contracted by Apple to...

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Another Apple iPhone 6 dummy unit makes the rounds

Another Apple iPhone 6 dummy unit makes the rounds

30 April, 2014 | comments (102)

Yet another alleged Apple iPhone 6 dummy unit made the rounds online. The mockup is of much higher quality than the one we saw earlier today, thus potentially giving us a better look of the upcoming smartphone. Alleged iPhone 6 mockup...

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Alleged Apple iPhone 6 dummy shows updated design

Alleged Apple iPhone 6 dummy shows updated design

30 April, 2014 | comments (95)

We've seen alleged sketches of the Apple iPhone 6, which led to the creation of a 3D render of what the final deice might look like. Now, a "very reliable" source from China sent photos of a physical dummy of the device. The dummy looks like an...

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Kantar: WP going strong in Europe,  Android still dominates

Kantar: WP going strong in Europe, Android still dominates

28 April, 2014 | comments (43)

Global analytics company Kantar Worldpanel has released its latest global smartphone market share report for the 3-month period ending in March 2014. The data shows what's the distribution of Android, Windows Phone, iOS and BlackBerry in terms of...


Apple initiates iPhone 5 power button replacement program

Apple initiates iPhone 5 power button replacement program

26 April, 2014 | comments (74)

Apple has initiated the iPhone 5 sleep/wake button replacement program for those with a malfunctioning button. Under this program, if you have an eligible iPhone 5, Apple will replace the button free of cost. Apple has determined that the...

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Galaxy S5 outsells iPhone 5s over launch weekend

Galaxy S5 outsells iPhone 5s over launch weekend

24 April, 2014 | comments (111)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 scored more sales in its launch weekend than the iPhone 5s in its respective period. More specifically, the Galaxy S5 snug 25% and 18% of the smartphone market share in the USA and Canada for that period. The iPhone 5s did...


Apple iOS 7.1.1 is now seeding, brings minor improvements

Apple iOS 7.1.1 is now seeding, brings minor improvements

22 April, 2014 | comments (66)

Apple quietly released iOS 7.1.1. As its number suggests, the latest firmware update from Cupertino brings minor improvements, security and bug fixes. The new OS update is 26.1MB large. It improves Touch ID fingerprint recognition, fixes a...

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Google will help Samsung’s defense in its trial against Apple

Google will help Samsung’s defense in its trial against Apple

22 April, 2014 | comments (75)

Google will aid Samsung’s legal defense in the currently ongoing trial against Apple as part of a contractual obligation between the two tech behemoths. A Google lawyer who testified during the currently going trial revealed the arrangement. ...

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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 (176)

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 (121)

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 (132)

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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Apple iPhone 6 tipped to retain 8 MP resolution

Apple iPhone 6 tipped to retain 8 MP resolution

21 March, 2014 | comments (183)

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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