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Leaked parts point to new color options for next iPhone

Leaked parts point to new color options for next iPhone

05 June, 2013 | comments (43)

The hotly-anticipated Apple iPhone 5S is makings the rounds in the Rumorland for quite some time. We have already seen few concepts and purported images of the upcoming iPhone, but none have been conclusive so far. Now, the alleged images of the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iPhone 4, iPad 2 3G for AT&T infringe on Samsung patents

iPhone 4, iPad 2 3G for AT&T infringe on Samsung patents

05 June, 2013 | comments (48)

Samsung just won a patent victory against Apple, but it's an empty one. The South Korean company has successfully argued that some Apple products violate Samsung's 7,706,348 patent. The devices in question? The iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, AT&T


Alleged images of low cost iPhone surface

Alleged images of low cost iPhone surface

03 June, 2013 | comments (92)

Apple is rumored to be working on a more affordable iPhone for quite some time and even Tim Cook's denial of its existence isn't slowing down the gossip train. Today, purported images of the low cost iPhone have been spotted in China, pointing to a...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Here's Tim Cook on why no multi-tier iPhones or a phablet

Here's Tim Cook on why no multi-tier iPhones or a phablet

29 May, 2013 | comments (76)

Tim Cook did an interview at the All Things D11 conference and spilled some details not only on the WWDC-bound iOS7 but also on why Apple keeps on making just one iPhone, as opposed to different variations of it. Given the question on why Apple...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Samsung regains top smartphone sales spot from Apple in Q1 2013

Samsung regains top smartphone sales spot from Apple in Q1 2013

28 May, 2013 | comments (90)

Research firm Strategy Analytics posted a report today stating that Samsung has regained the first position as the world's largest smartphone seller. The company managed to outsell Apple in terms of smartphones in the January-March period of this...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Nokia, LG


Rumor: the screen of next iPhone will have twice as many pixels

Rumor: the screen of next iPhone will have twice as many pixels

28 May, 2013 | comments (106)

"The next iPhone" rumors are a popular pastime activity on the Internet and they vary wildly in terms of plausibility. This latest batch comes from China's Wei Feng social network and claims Apple is going to double the pixel count for the next...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iOS 7 could sport flatter, less glossy look, black and white UI

iOS 7 could sport flatter, less glossy look, black and white UI

24 May, 2013 | comments (131)

Apple is set to unveil the latest installment of iOS 7 at its Worldwide Developer Conference coming this June 10. Apple announced the event stating it "can’t wait to get the new versions of iOS and OS X" into the hands of developers. We've heard...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


IDC on smartphones in Q1: Android up, iOS down, WP 3rd

IDC on smartphones in Q1: Android up, iOS down, WP 3rd

16 May, 2013 | comments (126)

Analyst firm IDC released its report for the first quarter of 2013, which chronicles big rises and great falls. There's nothing new at the top – Android and iOS account for 92.3% of smartphone shipments - but the fight for third position is heating...


Apple App Store crosses the 50 billion app downloads milestone

Apple App Store crosses the 50 billion app downloads milestone

16 May, 2013 | comments (65)

Apple has crossed the 50 billion app downloads milestone on the App Store. The store opened up to the public back in July 2008 and since then has gone on to become the biggest and most popular software store in the world. As we reported...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple aims to add Galaxy S4 to patent lawsuit against Samsung

Apple aims to add Galaxy S4 to patent lawsuit against Samsung

14 May, 2013 | comments (339)

Apple has requested the US District court to allow it to add the Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone to the list of the Samsung products that are guilty of violating its patents. According to a report from FOSS Patents, Apple has analyzed the...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


74.4% of smartphones sold in Q1 run Android, gap to iOS widens

74.4% of smartphones sold in Q1 run Android, gap to iOS widens

14 May, 2013 | comments (104)

Analyst company Gartner has released its usual report outlining the sales of mobile phones in Q1 2013. Android keeps sitting comfortably at the top running on 3 out of 4 smartphones sold in the period. Out of 210 million smartphones sold in...


Over 300 million smart devices shipped in Q1 2013, Canalys says

Over 300 million smart devices shipped in Q1 2013, Canalys says

10 May, 2013 | comments (29)

Smart mobile device shipments for Q1 of this year have reached a record 308.7 million units, according to the latest report by Canalys. The number represents a growth of 37.4% compared to Q1 2012. As is usually the case, Android has the...


Apple requests Android source code in its suit against Samsung

Apple requests Android source code in its suit against Samsung

08 May, 2013 | comments (163)

Apple brought Google in the midst of its legal tussle with Samsung. The Cupertino based company requested a judge to order Google to turn over Android source code documents. Apple claims that Google is improperly withholding information which has...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


iPhone 5 by Continental: for when regular iPhone is just too cheap

iPhone 5 by Continental: for when regular iPhone is just too cheap

04 May, 2013 | comments (67)

Want to stand out from the crowd where one out of three in the US is sporting an Apple iPhone? Continental Mobile has got your covered, but for a hefty pile of cash, as the luxury company has done a one-of-a-kind iPhone 5 done entirely in...

Tags: Apple, iPhone


comScore sees Apple’s Q1 market share up in US

comScore sees Apple’s Q1 market share up in US

04 May, 2013 | comments (35)

The comScore market analysis group has released its findings for the three month period ending in March of 2013. Apple has seen the biggest point change among all of the manufacturers polled, with a 2.7% increase in market share amongst smartphone...


Apple releases iOS 6.1.4 update for the iPhone 5

Apple releases iOS 6.1.4 update for the iPhone 5

03 May, 2013 | comments (48)

Apple has released a new iOS update exclusively for the iPhone 5. This update bumps the version number to 6.1.4 and includes just one tiny little change. According to the change log, the 6.1.4 update brings ‘updated audio profile for...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


iOS 7 to feature a major UI redesign with a flat new look

iOS 7 to feature a major UI redesign with a flat new look

02 May, 2013 | comments (92)

We have already talked about iOS 7 getting a major redesign under the leadership of Apple's Senior Vice President of Industrial Design - Jony Ive. Now we are hearing more reports from the people familiar with the matter that iOS 7 will be going for...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iPhone 5S allegedly coming  on June 20

Apple iPhone 5S allegedly coming on June 20

01 May, 2013 | comments (123)

We all know that the upgraded iPhone 5 is just around the corner and a leaked internal document from a Japanese carrier reveals that the next generation iPhone will be announced on June 20 and will be available in the stores by July. The...


iPhone 5S rumored to feature 2MP front camera, dual-shot support

iPhone 5S rumored to feature 2MP front camera, dual-shot support

29 April, 2013 | comments (210)

The much anticipated next gen Apple iPhone (be it 5S or 6) continues to make the rounds in the rumor mill. According to the latest gossip it will feature an improved 2 megapixel front-facing camera. The report comes from iOSDoc and says the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Samsung extends smartphone lead in Q1, LG climbs to third

Samsung extends smartphone lead in Q1, LG climbs to third

26 April, 2013 | comments (152)

IDC has come out with its report on the global smartphone market and the cellphone market in general in the first quarter of this year. The numbers show that smartphones continue to pick up speed and have finally managed to outsell feature...