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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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Apple asks ITC to broaden Samsung import ban

Apple asks ITC to broaden Samsung import ban

16 October, 2013 | comments (155)

Apple has filed an appeal, requesting the US International Trade Comission (ITC) to broaden the import ban to include more Samsung smartphones. The Cupertino-based company aims to reverse ITC decisions which allow Samsung to design workarounds...

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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...


Apple's iPad event is all but set for October 22, now official

Apple's iPad event is all but set for October 22, now official

15 October, 2013 | comments (47)

Confirming the rumor, Apple today has sent out invites to media for an October 22 event. Almost a week ago, we reported the rumor about that and now it all seems to be nicely confirmed. In their invites Apple is not hinting in any way what the...

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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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Qualcomm retracts its SVP's comment on Apple A7 chip

Qualcomm retracts its SVP's comment on Apple A7 chip

09 October, 2013 | comments (83)

Anand Chandrasekher, current Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Qualcomm said Apple's A7 64-bit processor was "a marketing gimmick" with "zero benefit" to consumers. Now a spokesperson for the chipmaker has addressed the comment to...

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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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Patent-infringing Samsung phones get an import ban in the US

Patent-infringing Samsung phones get an import ban in the US

08 October, 2013 | comments (77)

President Obama's administration (well the part of it that's working anyway) has decided to uphold ITC's import ban on several Samsung devices found to infringe on Apple patents. As a result, the Samsung Galaxy S II, Samsung Continuum and Transform...

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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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Qualcomm VP: Apple A7 chip is a marketing gimmick

Qualcomm VP: Apple A7 chip is a marketing gimmick

02 October, 2013 | comments (205)

One of the major features of the recently announced Apple iPhone 5s is the company's own A7 chip and its 64-bit nature. However, according to Qualcomm's senior vice president and head of marketing Anand Chandrasekher, the 64-bit architecture of the...

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Samsung to manufacture 30-40% of Apple’s upcoming A8 chip

Samsung to manufacture 30-40% of Apple’s upcoming A8 chip

29 September, 2013 | comments (102)

While the freshly announced, 64-bit CPU toting iPhone 5s is enjoying its time under the spotlight, a report has emerged, potentially shedding light on the production of Apple’s next generation mobile SoC. According to Korean media, Samsung will...

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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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iPhone 5s chipset detailed, 1.3GHz CPU, PowerVR Series 6 GPU

iPhone 5s chipset detailed, 1.3GHz CPU, PowerVR Series 6 GPU

24 September, 2013 | comments (255)

Thanks to the guys over Chipworks and their detailed inspection of the board of the iPhone 5s, we now know the full specifications of the chipset of Apple's latest flagship. As you probably know since day one, the new iPhone 5s runs on a new...

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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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