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Samsung and LG to start using sapphire displays

Samsung and LG to start using sapphire displays

23 May, 2014 | comments (170)

Apple has invested heavily in producing Sapphire displays for the upcoming iPhone 6. The coating is the same technology that watch manufacturers have been using for some time now to protect the faces of their timepieces from unwanted nicks and...

Tags: LG, Samsung, Rumors, Apple


Get an Unlimited Everything plan for $20 in the US

Get an Unlimited Everything plan for $20 in the US

22 May, 2014 | comments (41)

US cell provider, FreedomPop, promised to give free cell phone use to anyone with a compatible cell phone, however, there was a catch: you could only use 200 minutes a month, 500 texts, and a paltry 500MB of data. Then, you’d get charged an...


Market Monitor: Apple is the top US smartphone supplier in Q1

Market Monitor: Apple is the top US smartphone supplier in Q1

22 May, 2014 | comments (28)

According to newly released research data from Market Monitor, Apple is the top smartphone supplier in the United States in Q1 this year. Samsung on the other hand, is the top handset supplier in the country. As you can see above, the...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Apple iPhone 6 dummy pictured and measured

Apple iPhone 6 dummy pictured and measured

22 May, 2014 | comments (138)

Another day, another iPhone 6 leak. iphone-store.ro contacted us with info on the upcoming Apple iPhone 6, including photos of a dummy and measurements made with a digital sliding gauge. This should finally settle the dispute about the size of the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace ban upheld in Netherlands

Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace ban upheld in Netherlands

21 May, 2014 | comments (26)

A Dutch Appeals Court has upheld the sales ban ordered by a lower Dutch court in the far 2011, which banned the sales of Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace in the Netherlands on grounds that they infringed on Apple patents. Upholding the sales...


ABI Research: Apple rules tablet market, but Samsung catches up

ABI Research: Apple rules tablet market, but Samsung catches up

19 May, 2014 | comments (24)

Technology market intelligence company ABI Research has posted its report on the tablet market in the first quarter of the year. The numbers show a familiar picture - Apple is in the lead with Samsung coming in second. What is more interesting is...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Apple chooses Innolux as third iPhone 6 display maker

Apple chooses Innolux as third iPhone 6 display maker

19 May, 2014 | comments (45)

A Taiwanese news outlet reports that Apple has chosen display company Innolux to handle a third of the overall iPhone 6 screen panel production. Samsung, Innolux and Sharp were in the running to get the order from Apple, but reportedly the Cupertino...


Apple and Google agree to dismiss current lawsuits

Apple and Google agree to dismiss current lawsuits

17 May, 2014 | comments (72)

The long standing legal battle between Apple and Google owned Motorola Mobility has come to an end, with both Apple and Google agreeing to dismiss current lawsuits against each other. In a joint statement released by the two companies, they...


More Apple iPhone 6 photos arrive via case maker mockups

More Apple iPhone 6 photos arrive via case maker mockups

16 May, 2014 | comments (114)

The Apple iPhone 6 mockups and dummies are coming by the dozens these days. Today, yet another maker has published pictured of its upcoming cases, hugging the next Apple flagship. While we can't completely rely on the images to confirm the actual...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


New Apple iPhone 6 dummy sighting in Vietnam

New Apple iPhone 6 dummy sighting in Vietnam

14 May, 2014 | comments (122)

Apple's security has really degraded – iPhone 6 dummy has surfaced in Vietnam, after multiple sightings in China. The dummy was reportedly found at Apple8, a local phone store. By the looks of, this is just an aluminum body as the black lines on...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Micromax Canvas Elanza 2 goes on sale in India

Micromax Canvas Elanza 2 goes on sale in India

12 May, 2014 | comments (58)

Micromax has been churning out quality handsets as of late, and their newest addition to India has arrived: the Micromax Canvas Elanza 2. The Indian cell phone manufacturer has outfitted the Elanza 2 with a 5”1280 x 720 resolution display, a...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Analysts think iPhone 6 sales will be 20% higher than 5s

Analysts think iPhone 6 sales will be 20% higher than 5s

12 May, 2014 | comments (57)

Analysts at Morgan Stanley believe that the sales of iPhone 6 will be 20% higher than that of the 5s, partly because the production process has been running smoothly and there aren’t any foreseeable issues that Apple will encounter in procuring...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6 leaks via case maker, suggests familiar design

Apple iPhone 6 leaks via case maker, suggests familiar design

12 May, 2014 | comments (66)

Yet another Apple iPhone 6 leak came in today, courtesy of a case maker who works with the major UK retailer Mobilefun. The interesting bit here is that the design of the smartphone stays quite close to that of the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s, rather...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iPhone 5c 8GB to launch in India in coming weeks

iPhone 5c 8GB to launch in India in coming weeks

11 May, 2014 | comments (97)

Apple is bringing its 8GB iPhone 5c to India. The 8GB variant was originally released back in March as the lowest cost current-generation iPhone option available. The 16GB 5c currently retails in the region for 41,900 Rs., and the 8GB version in...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Supposed 4.7” iPhone 6 renders found online

Supposed 4.7” iPhone 6 renders found online

11 May, 2014 | comments (48)

A few digital renders of the iPhone 6 have surfaced on the internet and supposedly, they are from a supplier that based the images on Apple's official design. Just by taking a look at the renders however, it is difficult to believe that they are...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iPhone 6 rumor roundup: iPod-like design, water-resistant body

iPhone 6 rumor roundup: iPod-like design, water-resistant body

11 May, 2014 | comments (111)

It’s an iPhone 6 leak type of weekend - our inbox was buried with all sorts of tips about Apple’s upcoming smartphone. After getting compared to the iPhone 5s and the Galaxy S5, the iPhone 6 now sits besides the iPod touch. These alleged...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


New iPhone 6 dummy pictures come in Gold

New iPhone 6 dummy pictures come in Gold

10 May, 2014 | comments (131)

The Apple iPhone 6 rumor mill is getting busier by the week with rumors flying around pointing to display sizes, sapphire coatings and a number of dummy units and panels hinting at the design of the device. The latest leak shows a new Apple...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple snatches Nokia's Lumia Photography Lead

Apple snatches Nokia's Lumia Photography Lead

09 May, 2014 | comments (109)

Apple has taken advantage of the just completed Nokia acquisition by Microsoft and has snatched one of the Finnish company's most valuable experts. Ari Partinen, head of the Lumia Photography division, has just announced that he's leaving the...

Tags: Apple, Nokia


Apple buys Beats in a $3.2 billion deal

Apple buys Beats in a $3.2 billion deal

09 May, 2014 | comments (97)

Apple officially has purchased audio equipment and service company Beats for $3.2 billion. As part of the deal, streaming service Beats Music would also join the company's iTunes division. Both services were competitors until now, but it would be...

Tags: Apple, Misc


Apple iPhone 6 could launch as early as August

Apple iPhone 6 could launch as early as August

09 May, 2014 | comments (53)

Reports coming in from Taiwan suggest the iPhone 6 could be unveiled as early as August and launch a couple of weeks later as per Apple's tradition. Those reports target the "smaller" 4.7" iPhone 6 and not the rumored 5.5" variant. The latter is...

Tags: Apple, iOS