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SA: Android takes a 81% slice of the Q3 smartphone pie

SA: Android takes a 81% slice of the Q3 smartphone pie

01 November, 2013 | comments (96)

The analysts over at Strategy Analytics has posted a report on the global smartphone shipments for Q3 2013. For the period, over 251 million smartphones have been shipped worldwide. This marks a significant growth of 45% on an annual basis -...


Apple iPad Air goes on sale today, iPad mini 2 nowhere in sight

Apple iPad Air goes on sale today, iPad mini 2 nowhere in sight

01 November, 2013 | comments (41)

Just as Apple promised at the announcement event, the iPad Air is up for sale now. The Apple Store, major carriers worldwide as well as select brick-and-mortar and online stores are offering the latest and greatest iOS slate. The Apple...

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Apple admits a battery issue in a small number of iPhone 5s units

Apple admits a battery issue in a small number of iPhone 5s units

29 October, 2013 | comments (76)

Earlier this month while going through our battery test of the iPhone 5s, we noted that on some occasions, the smartphone suffered from quick battery drain. Today, in a statement to The New York Times, Apple has acknowledged that a small number of...

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Apple Q4 report: 33.8 million iPhones, 14.1 million iPads sold

Apple Q4 report: 33.8 million iPhones, 14.1 million iPads sold

28 October, 2013 | comments (70)

Apple has posted its financial report for Q4 of 2013 (that’s the quarter ending in September as the company has a shifter fiscal year). The company managed to exceed its own guidance of $34-37 billion in revenue, scoring $37.5 billion in total...

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Apple iPhone 5s and 5c hit 35 more countries today

Apple iPhone 5s and 5c hit 35 more countries today

25 October, 2013 | comments (39)

Today marks the start of the second availability wave of Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c, which includes 35 more countries. Among those are Spain, Russia and South Korea. The full list of countries in alphabetic order is as follows - Austria, Belgium,...

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T-Mobile will offer new iPad users 200MB of free data per month

T-Mobile will offer new iPad users 200MB of free data per month

22 October, 2013 | comments (26)

The pricing of the cellular data plans for the freshly announced Apple iPad duo is out in the United States and, after a quick glance, it appears that T-Mobile is shaping up as a really attractive option. The Big Magenta will be offering 200MB of...

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Apple now seeding iOS 7.0.3 update with lots of bugfixes

Apple now seeding iOS 7.0.3 update with lots of bugfixes

22 October, 2013 | comments (106)

Apple has just launched the iOS 7.0.3 update for all supported iDevices. The release is rather rich in bug fixes but it also brings a few new features. As for the bugfixes, the most important ones include fixing some iMessage activation...

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Apple iPad mini 2 and iPad Air go official

Apple iPad mini 2 and iPad Air go official

22 October, 2013 | comments (103)

The wraps are off, the new Apple tablets are official. Say hello to the new 9.7" model, iPad Air (not 5), and the new 7.9" model, the iPad mini 2. The big news, of course, is that the mini model now has a Retina display. Apple iPad mini 2 The...

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Watch Apple's iPad event here

Watch Apple's iPad event here

22 October, 2013 | comments (28)

Apple's event is about to kick off and since relatively few people have invites, Apple will be livestreaming the show for fans, investors and gadget-lovers who want to see the new iPads unveiled. The event starts 10AM Pacific time. This adds...

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Consumer Reports: iPhone screen no match for Android flagships

Consumer Reports: iPhone screen no match for Android flagships

17 October, 2013 | comments (263)

Consumer Reports, one of the most influential comparison sites in tech, has wrapped up its review of the new iPhone 5s and 5c models. While it holds the improved processor, better camera, and new fingerprint sensor in high regard, CR says that Apple...

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Apple quietly increases iPhone 5s and 5c prices in France

Apple quietly increases iPhone 5s and 5c prices in France

16 October, 2013 | comments (52)

Apple has silently increased the retail price of its iPhone 5s and 5c models in France. The price increase isn't drastic - the iPhone 5s 16 GB model has saw a €10 increase, the 32 GB model a €12 and the 64 gig model €18. The iPhone 5c has seen €10...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 sales nosedive in August

Samsung Galaxy S4 sales nosedive in August

16 October, 2013 | comments (102)

According the technology market research analysts over Counterpoint Samsung's Galaxy S4 sales have dropped significantly this August hitting their lowest number so far at 5 million units. This is 2 million units less than the flagship's 7 million...


iPhone 5s stock almost out in the US, iPhone 5c fully available

iPhone 5s stock almost out in the US, iPhone 5c fully available

11 October, 2013 | comments (85)

Apple went off to a good start with its new generation of iPhone – in just the first weekend the company shipped 9 million units of the 5s and 5c combined. But analyst Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray thinks this is mostly thanks to the iPhone 5s,...

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Apple reportedly halves the iPhone 5c production orders

Apple reportedly halves the iPhone 5c production orders

10 October, 2013 | comments (110)

Apple iPhone 5c might be in trouble. The latest report coming from the guys over CTechCN, suggests Apple has halved the iPhone 5c production to 150,000 units per day compared to the initial 300,000 order. CTechCN has proven trustworthy with numerous...

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Apple iPhone 5s and 5c hit 36  more countries on October 25

Apple iPhone 5s and 5c hit 36 more countries on October 25

09 October, 2013 | comments (71)

Apple has just released a press release announcing the availability of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c in 56 more markets around the globe. The Apple's iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c launched on September 20 in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany,...

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Apple to hold an iPad unveiling event on October 22

Apple to hold an iPad unveiling event on October 22

09 October, 2013 | comments (22)

We have been hearing rumors of Apple holding an event some time this month to announce the remainder of the products for this year's holiday season. Although it's not official yet, both AllThingsD and The Loop have confirmed through their sources...

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comScore: Android shows a small decline in the United States

comScore: Android shows a small decline in the United States

05 October, 2013 | comments (140)

The digital measurement and analytics firm comScore released its latest report showcasing the latest trends on the smartphone market in the United States. Google’s Android remains the most dominant mobile OS, with Apple iOS coming in...

Tags: iOS, Android, Misc


Apple iPhone 5s is the top selling device in the US in September

Apple iPhone 5s is the top selling device in the US in September

04 October, 2013 | comments (295)

Apple iPhone 5s went on sale in the US on all the four major carriers on September 20. In just 10 days, the newest iPhone has outsold Samsung's Galaxy S4 and became the top selling smartphone in the US for the month of September. According to a...

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Apple outs iOS 7.0.2 to address the lockscreen bypass bug

Apple outs iOS 7.0.2 to address the lockscreen bypass bug

26 September, 2013 | comments (127)

Less than a week after iOS 7 lockscreen vulnerability was discovered, Apple released an update to fix the problem. Released as iOS 7.0.2, the update is a small security patch addressing the issue. The iOS 7 lockscreen bug allowed users to...

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Apple sells 9 million iPhone 5s and 5c units in first weekend

Apple sells 9 million iPhone 5s and 5c units in first weekend

23 September, 2013 | comments (242)

Apple prides itself on its opening weekend sales each year and there's always that word record somewhere to be found. This year Apple boasts 9 million sold iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c units in the first weekend. Apple didn't provide specifics on...

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