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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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24-carat Apple iPhone 5s is now available, costs you $2853

24-carat Apple iPhone 5s is now available, costs you $2853

21 September, 2013 | comments (59)

Gold Genie, a company known for gold plating popular gadgets and smartphones recently came up with the gold edition of the HTC One. Now, the firm has built a 24-carat Apple iPhone 5s, which was officially announced a couple of days ago. The...

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Apple iPhone 5s first availability wave hits, reported low supply

Apple iPhone 5s first availability wave hits, reported low supply

20 September, 2013 | comments (86)

The iPhone 5s is launching today in the US, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, Singapore and the UK. The device can be bough from Apple's own retail stores in the US with a plan for Sprint, Verizon or AT&T or from T-Mobile...

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New iOS 7 vulnerability lets you bypass the lockscreen

New iOS 7 vulnerability lets you bypass the lockscreen

20 September, 2013 | comments (58)

The latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 7, is already avaiable to iPhone and iPad users and we now hear of the first (fairly significant) userland exploit. This one lets people bypass the phone's passcode lockscreen via the...

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iOS 7 comes out today over the air and through iTunes

iOS 7 comes out today over the air and through iTunes

18 September, 2013 | comments (403)

Apple's iOS 7 went through its usual beta stages, then followed the Golden Master release, and as planned, today the new iOS will be seeding to those with iPhone 4, 4S and 5, iPad 2, 3, 4 and mini, as well as the iPod 5th generation. The update...

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Nokia's Windows Phone handsets outsell iPhones in Middle East

Nokia's Windows Phone handsets outsell iPhones in Middle East

14 September, 2013 | comments (109)

Smartphone sales have picked up in the Middle East, according to a report from International Data Corporation. The volumes are up to 16.4% in Q2, 2013 when compared to the same quarter last year. IDC's Middle East region includes Turkey but does...


iPhone 5s and 5c reservations in China to start from Sep 17

iPhone 5s and 5c reservations in China to start from Sep 17

14 September, 2013 | comments (33)

Apple's latest smartphones - the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will hitting China since day one for the very first time. The Cupertino company has announced that the consumers in the world's largest smartphone market will be able to reserve their...

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Walmart to sell iPhone 5s for $189 or iPhone 5c for $79

Walmart to sell iPhone 5s for $189 or iPhone 5c for $79

12 September, 2013 | comments (32)

In a rare twist Walmart will be offering discounts on the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c at launch day. You can pre-order the iPhone 5c starting tomorrow, but you'll have to go to the store to pick it up. The iPhone 5s is only available in store. The...

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra arrives a day earlier in the UK

Sony Xperia Z Ultra arrives a day earlier in the UK

12 September, 2013 | comments (10)

The Sony Xperia Z Ultra screen measures 6.4-inches in diagonal, which makes it borderline tablet, if you ask us, but below 7 inches, it still technically qualifies as a phablet. Categorization aside, our UK readers will be glad to know, that...

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Apple addresses Touch ID security concerns, details protection

Apple addresses Touch ID security concerns, details protection

12 September, 2013 | comments (96)

While some were wowed by the fingerprint scanning Touch ID home button on the iPhone 5s others have a tough time feeling safe that Apple won't "accidentally" share their fingerprints with someone not meant to have access to them. So an Apple...

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Apple iPhone 5s GPU tested, twice as fast as the iPhone 5 unit

Apple iPhone 5s GPU tested, twice as fast as the iPhone 5 unit

12 September, 2013 | comments (136)

Apple announced a brand new chipset for the iPhone 5s the Apple A7 and in traditional Apple fashion proceeded to give very little detail about it. The company promised 2x performance increase over the iPhone 5 in CPU and GPU performance (and 40x...

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Apple iPhone 5s to cost more than its predecessor in Europe

Apple iPhone 5s to cost more than its predecessor in Europe

11 September, 2013 | comments (145)

Apple finally announced its next-generation iPhone along with the iPhone 5c at yesterday's event. Back at the event, the Cupertino guys announced the subsidized pricing of its newest smartphones in the United States, but didn't say anything about...

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Phone makers poke fun at Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c on Twitter

Phone makers poke fun at Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c on Twitter

11 September, 2013 | comments (150)

Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c announcement brought on a lot of mockery from other makers, who unleashed all their zingers on Twitter. Nokia, who started the colorful polycarbonate trend, was blushing after the 5c announcement: Thanks, #Apple ;)...

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Apple event coverage overview: see what you might have missed

Apple event coverage overview: see what you might have missed

10 September, 2013 | comments (83)

Apple's event is over and brought double the number of iPhones than any previous event the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c (yes, the letter are lower case now). The high-end model, 5s, improves the chipset, camera and security (with a fingerprint...

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Apple officially unveils the iPhone 5s, coming September 20

Apple officially unveils the iPhone 5s, coming September 20

10 September, 2013 | comments (529)

Just as expected, the newly introduced Apple iPhone 5s looks the same on the outside (if you don't count the new white with gold/champagne color option). It still has the same thin 7.6mm profile and it still weighs merely 112g. However it comes...

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Apple unveils iPhone 5c - based on iPhone 5, $99 on contract

Apple unveils iPhone 5c - based on iPhone 5, $99 on contract

10 September, 2013 | comments (227)

Well, this comes as a surprise to no one Apple just announced the iPhone 5c. It's the more affordable of the two iPhones that debuted today. The smartphone lived up to the numerous leaks, combining iPhone 5 internals with a plastic outer shell...

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Apple seeds iOS 7 Golden Master build to developers

Apple seeds iOS 7 Golden Master build to developers

10 September, 2013 | comments (19)

Apple released iOS 7 Golden Master build to developers today. The GM build is the final, non-beta version which will become available to the public next week, on September 18. Apple iOS 7 Golden Master is compatible with iPhone 4 and up,...

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Apple iOS 7 updates kick off September 18

Apple iOS 7 updates kick off September 18

10 September, 2013 | comments (32)

Apple has just announced the iOS 7 update will become available on all compatible iGadgets on September 18. The update will be distributed for free, of course. The iOS 7 is compatible with iPhone 4 and above, iPad 2 and above, iPad mini and...

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