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Upcoming iOS 7 update to fix random reboots

Upcoming iOS 7 update to fix random reboots

23 January, 2014 | comments (63)

Some iPhone users have been reporting random rebooting on their phones ever since they updated to iOS 7. The phone would just go to the black (or white, depending upon the color of the phone) boot screen, before going back to the...

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Apple reportedly decided on a 4.8” display for next iPhone

Apple reportedly decided on a 4.8” display for next iPhone

22 January, 2014 | comments (111)

According to a note to investors by the Wall Street analyst Timothy Arcuri of Cowen and Company, Apple has already decided on the screen size of the next iPhone. The device will reportedly feature a 4.8” display when it goes official. The...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Samsung found to infringe on yet another Apple patent

Samsung found to infringe on yet another Apple patent

22 January, 2014 | comments (107)

In the latest Apple vs. Samsung patent trial held in California's Northern District court, Judge Lucy Koh entered a summary judgment yesterday finding Samsung's Android-based devices as infringing on a specific patent held by Apple. Besides...

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Apple relaunches outdated iPhone 4 in India

Apple relaunches outdated iPhone 4 in India

21 January, 2014 | comments (319)

Yes, you read that correctly. Apple is relaunching its popular iPhone 4 in the Indian market. The phone was all the rage back in 2010 but is now barely running iOS 7 on a single-core 1 GHz processor, 512 MB of RAM and lowly 8 gigs of...

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Apple iOS 7.1 beta 4 now available to testing partners

Apple iOS 7.1 beta 4 now available to testing partners

21 January, 2014 | comments (30)

Apple is seeding the iOS 7.1 beta 4 to its testing partners. The previous beta iteration of iOS 7.1 was released almost a month ago in December, so it was about time we got a new one. The company is rumored to release two more versions of the...

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Apple could out a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 as early as June

Apple could out a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 as early as June

20 January, 2014 | comments (91)

Chinese analyst Sun Chyang Xu has reported that Apple plans to release an upcoming iPhone 6 model with a 4.7" screen this June, with production expected to get under way in May. Unfortunately, it will retain the 1136 x 640 pixel density of its...

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NPD: Apple holds 42% of US market, Samsung 26%

NPD: Apple holds 42% of US market, Samsung 26%

17 January, 2014 | comments (61)

The smartphone adoption in the US market is growing and two companies are coming out the big winners out of it – Apple and Samsung together hold over 60% of the market in the last quarter of last year, up from 52% in the final quarter of...


Apple reaches settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission

Apple reaches settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission

15 January, 2014 | comments (30)

Apple employees received a note from the man in charge, Tim Cook, that the company has settled with the US Federal Trade Commission over the issue with in-app purchases. The dispute came about when parents complained that it was too easy for...

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China Mobile ordered over 1 million iPhone 5s

China Mobile ordered over 1 million iPhone 5s

14 January, 2014 | comments (38)

This Friday is a big day for Apple and China Mobile, as the carrier is betting big that the debut of the iPhone 5s will be a successful one. China Mobile's so confident that the company purchased 1 million iPhone 5s units for its release. The...

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Apple relaunching 8GB iPhone 4 in India to boost sales

Apple relaunching 8GB iPhone 4 in India to boost sales

14 January, 2014 | comments (142)

Apple is said to be re-releasing the iPhone 4 in India, specifically the 8GB model, according to The Economic Times. The move comes as a result to boost sales in the Indian market, which Apple has been losing to cheaper rivals running Android and...

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Apple looking to improve autofocus and OIS for new iPhone

Apple looking to improve autofocus and OIS for new iPhone

10 January, 2014 | comments (60)

A recent patent filed on behalf of Apple has made its way to the US Patents website, which details the development of a new camera stabilization mechanism. The "VCM OIS actuator module" is not only poised to reduce image blurriness, but will also...

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Samsung and Apple agree on out-of-court talks

Samsung and Apple agree on out-of-court talks

09 January, 2014 | comments (46)

According to Reuters, Oh-Hyun Kwon and Tim Cook, CEOs of Samsung and Apple, respectively, have agreed on having talks outside court in an effort to reach a settlement in their latest patent battle. The report states that legal teams from both...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Misc


 Alleged Apple iPhone 6 frame leaks

Alleged Apple iPhone 6 frame leaks

08 January, 2014 | comments (48)

It's still pretty early for believable leaks of the whole design (those start popping up closer to the announcement) but some parts are certainly already in testing so there might be something to this. Straight off Chinese leakster CTech...

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Apple working on a 5.7-inch iOS phablet

Apple working on a 5.7-inch iOS phablet

05 January, 2014 | comments (187)

According to an article posted on the Japanese version of Yahoo news, Apple plans to announce a whole new series of "big sized" iPhones, carrying a display of 5.7" or larger. These aren't to be confused with the iPhone 6, which has a planned...

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iPhone 6 to come in two sizes, Foxconn leaks claim

iPhone 6 to come in two sizes, Foxconn leaks claim

03 January, 2014 | comments (220)

Foxconn, the folks responsible for the production of Apple's iPhone, have oftentimes been the source of leaks either through actual employees or infiltrators. According to information coming out of China's Weibo platform, several Foxconn insiders...

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Apple denies working with the NSA

Apple denies working with the NSA

02 January, 2014 | comments (55)

One of the big issues of 2013 was digital surveillance by the NSA – many tech companies were affected, including Apple as German magazine Der Spiegel reported just recently. Apple responded to the allegations saying the company has never worked with...

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NSA is able to install spyware on  all iPhones

NSA is able to install spyware on all iPhones

31 December, 2013 | comments (111)

A leaked NSA document proves that the agency is capable of easily deploying spyware on all iPhones and can have access to user data including SMS messages, contacts, and even a user's location by utilizing cell tower information. What's even scarier...

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Best Buy drops iPhone 5s to $125, 5c to $0 on contract

Best Buy drops iPhone 5s to $125, 5c to $0 on contract

28 December, 2013 | comments (25)

The colorful Apple iPhone 5s and 5c launched at $200 and $100 on contract respectively back in September, but Best Buy has cut down the prices of both in the US and Canada. The iPhone 5s is normally $200, but Best Buy is offering the 16GB version...


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...

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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...

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