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Apple iOS 7.1 beta 3 now in developers' hands, out in March

Apple iOS 7.1 beta 3 now in developers' hands, out in March

24 December, 2013 | comments (36)

According to a report by BGR Apple has commenced the distribution process of iOS 7.1 to developer partners. More specifically, the Cupertino company is currently seeding the Beta 3 version of iOS 7.1, which naturally brings bugfixes and new...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 5s and 5c will land on China Mobile on January 17

Apple iPhone 5s and 5c will land on China Mobile on January 17

22 December, 2013 | comments (19)

The long-awaited arrival of the Apple iPhone family on China Mobile got an official date. Apple’s iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will hit the shelves of the largest carrier in the world on January 17, 2014. The two giants announced that they have...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Target promo drops  iPhone 5s and 5c prices by $50

Target promo drops iPhone 5s and 5c prices by $50

21 December, 2013 | comments (13)

Target is running a promo for the Apple iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c until December 24. The first generation iPad Mini along with the latest iPad Air are also getting discounts for last minute Christmas shoppers. The first part of the promo is only...

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Apple iOS 7.1 beta 2 now seeding to developers

Apple iOS 7.1 beta 2 now seeding to developers

15 December, 2013 | comments (45)

The second beta version of the iOS 7.1 OS is now seeding to all the registered iOS developers. As usual, the newest firmware comes with several changes and bug fixes to enhance the overall performance. With the iOS 7.1 beta 2, we also get Touch...

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Goldgenie introduces full crystal iPhone 5s

Goldgenie introduces full crystal iPhone 5s

14 December, 2013 | comments (38)

Following the trio of gold Goldgenie iPhone 5s smartphones, the company has also unveiled a fourth one. Named the iPhone 5s Supernova, the special edition of Apple's latest smartphone is encrusted with Swarovski Crystals on the back and sides giving...

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iPhone 5s become best selling handset across all US carriers

iPhone 5s become best selling handset across all US carriers

13 December, 2013 | comments (126)

We have already seen the iPhone 5s blazing the global sales charts, thanks to a strong showing in China. But the phone is doing even better back in Apple's home country, securing the top spot across all major US carriers. According to...

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iPhone 5s outsells the Galaxy S4 to top the charts in October

iPhone 5s outsells the Galaxy S4 to top the charts in October

12 December, 2013 | comments (153)

The October sales reports are in and they show Apple's has found its form. The iPhone 5s has outsold the Galaxy S4, according to the research firm, Counterpoint. This was achieved, even though the iPhones weren't able to catch up with consumer...

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Samsung loses court battle with Apple in Korea

Samsung loses court battle with Apple in Korea

12 December, 2013 | comments (64)

Recently, Apple brought Samsung to court in the US alleging patent infringement and it ruled in its favor. After the loss abroad, Samsung experienced another loss on home turf - this time in a suit the Korean company itself has filed. Filed in...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Misc


Samsung Galaxy S4 Crystal Edition unveiled in Thailand

Samsung Galaxy S4 Crystal Edition unveiled in Thailand

10 December, 2013 | comments (23)

Samsung likes to slap on some bling on a Galaxy phone now and then and the Galaxy S4 is no exception. It's a limited run of 3,500 units so far only available on the Samsung Thailand site. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Crystal Edition is based on the...

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Walmart to offer iPhone 5s and 5c with no-contract plans this Friday

Walmart to offer iPhone 5s and 5c with no-contract plans this Friday

10 December, 2013 | comments (18)

US retailer Walmart has been selling Apple's iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c for a while now, but starting this Friday the two smartphones will be available on its own contract-free carriers Straight Talk Wireless and Net10 Wireless. The prices match...

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China Mobile will open iPhone pre-orders in three days

China Mobile will open iPhone pre-orders in three days

09 December, 2013 | comments (10)

China Mobile is opening iPhone pre-orders this Thursday (that's three days from now) ahead of launching its LTE network on December 18. The information comes straight off a carrier representative, who spoke to the Wall Street Journal. Customers...

Tags: Apple, LTE


Biggest tech companies rally against surveillance

Biggest tech companies rally against surveillance

09 December, 2013 | comments (44)

We are spending more and more time online and our communications are steadily moving to the constantly-connected space. But as is uncovered constantly said space is in persistent threat of unsanctioned spying and general breaching of privacy by...


Apple wants $22 million from Samsung for legal fees

Apple wants $22 million from Samsung for legal fees

08 December, 2013 | comments (208)

It seems that the patent wars are far from over. Years ago, when Samsung's Galaxy product line began to seriously compete with the iPhone, Apple brought the Korean manufacturer to court. In the course of their legal battles, Apple has forked over...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


comScore: Android, iOS and WP shares in the US rise

comScore: Android, iOS and WP shares in the US rise

06 December, 2013 | comments (34)

The latest comScore report on the smartphone market in the USA is out. It reveals minor increases of the Android, iOS and Windows Phone shares among the US subscribers, while BlackBerry's share keeps sliding down. As of October 52.2% of the US...


iOS 7 runs on 74 percent of all compatible Apple devices

iOS 7 runs on 74 percent of all compatible Apple devices

05 December, 2013 | comments (79)

The latest App Store statistics released by Apple revealed that 74% of all compatible devices now boot iOS 7. The share of the latest OS version is up 10% since October, thus making iOS 7 the fastest adopted release to date. The numbers from...

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Apple strikes a deal to offer the iPhone on China Mobile

Apple strikes a deal to offer the iPhone on China Mobile

05 December, 2013 | comments (21)

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Apple has struck a deal with China Mobile to officially sell the iPhone on the carrier. The deal is said to have the Apple iPhone devices available on the carrier’s shelves later this month – around...

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Kantar: 76% of smartphones sold in Japan in October were iPhones

Kantar: 76% of smartphones sold in Japan in October were iPhones

27 November, 2013 | comments (52)

Apple's main market is in the US, but it turns out that proportionally the company has the largest fanbase in Japan. Analyst firm Kantar is reporting that Apple's iPhones accounted for a whopping 76% of smartphone sales in Japan in the month of...

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Apple outs unlocked iPhone 5s in the US, starting at $649

Apple outs unlocked iPhone 5s in the US, starting at $649

22 November, 2013 | comments (49)

After seeing international availability in select markets over the past several weeks, an unlocked variant of the iPhone 5s has made its way to the US Apple online store. You can now get the iPhone 5s in either gray, gold, or silver in either...

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Samsung to pay Apple additional $290 million

Samsung to pay Apple additional $290 million

22 November, 2013 | comments (226)

Apple and Samsung's legal skirmish has reached another milestone, where the latter has now been asked to pay $290 million to Apple for infringing on patents. As you may already know the court found Samsung guilty of infringing upon Apple's...

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Apple iPad mini 2 LTE version experiencing shipping delays

Apple iPad mini 2 LTE version experiencing shipping delays

21 November, 2013 | comments (32)

Apple had problems launching the iPad mini 2, but after the tablet went on sale on November 12 you might have thought that the problems have been resolved. Maybe they haven't, at least not fully. The Cellular version of the Apple iPad mini 2 is...