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Apple iPhone 6 tipped to retain 8 MP resolution

Apple iPhone 6 tipped to retain 8 MP resolution

21 March, 2014 | comments (183)

Sources with some knowledge of the matter suggest that Apple will not be interested in increasing the megapixel count of its next iPhone smartphone camera. Instead Apple will likely focus on improving the lens system and image quality. Previous...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iOS 7.1 jailbroken on iPhone 4

Apple iOS 7.1 jailbroken on iPhone 4

21 March, 2014 | comments (17)

The hacker known as @winocm has managed to jailbreak the iOS 7.1 running on iPhone 4. He has already demonstrated the untethered jailbreak on video. Here is the proof: Now that winocm has managed to find an exploit on the A4-based iPhone...

Tags: Apple, iOS


China Mobile sold just 1 million iPhones, has first drop in profits

China Mobile sold just 1 million iPhones, has first drop in profits

20 March, 2014 | comments (49)

China Mobile reports its first loss of annual profits in 14 years as the world's largest carrier by subscribers is heavily investing in its 4G network. The carrier has sold roughly 1.34 LTE-enabled smartphones, most of which were iPhones. It...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple secures advanced multitouch stylus patent

Apple secures advanced multitouch stylus patent

20 March, 2014 | comments (94)

Apple is working on a stylus with an extendable nib with multiple tips and a built in light sensor. The information comes from patent images secured by AppleInsider. The nib on the stylus is flexible and can either work almost entirely from...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iPhone 5c with 8 GB is now official

Apple iPhone 5c with 8 GB is now official

18 March, 2014 | comments (95)

The wing man to the flagship iPhone 5s hasn't been selling all too well around the world and today, as expected, Apple is taking a step to fix that. Meet the 8GB Apple iPhone 5c. The phone has appeared on UK carrier O2's website with a variety of...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple retires iPad 2,  16GB iPad 4 replaces it

Apple retires iPad 2, 16GB iPad 4 replaces it

18 March, 2014 | comments (22)

Today marks a shakeup in Apple’s lineup - first was the introduction of an 8GB iPhone 5c and now Apple has discontinued the iPad 2. The iPad 4 will be taking its place and price tag. The iPad 2 was left as the budget option in the big iPad...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple to launch 8GB iPhone 5c tomorrow

Apple to launch 8GB iPhone 5c tomorrow

17 March, 2014 | comments (130)

Various tips, leaked emails and even a picture of a retail box suggest Apple is prepping to launch a cheaper iPhone 5c model with 8GB storage tomorrow, March 18. We have been tipped already by internal sources from two major European carriers...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Alleged images of iOS 8 show new applications

Alleged images of iOS 8 show new applications

14 March, 2014 | comments (68)

The alleged images of the next iteration of iOS have made an appearance, showing us what the iOS 8 mobile operating system might look like. According to the leaked screenshots, the iOS 8 will look a lot similar to the current version, featuring...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


This gold and diamond encrusted iPhone 5 can be yours for $1M

This gold and diamond encrusted iPhone 5 can be yours for $1M

11 March, 2014 | comments (48)

The Alchemist London team proves they have the philosopher's stone by turning an iPhone 5 (not 5s) into gold – a one-off gadget worth $1 million / £600K. The millionaire's gadget takes 5 months of handcrafting to produce and there will be only two...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Misc


Apple iOS 7.1 now seeding to iDevices, CarPlay in tow

Apple iOS 7.1 now seeding to iDevices, CarPlay in tow

10 March, 2014 | comments (138)

As expected, Apple has released iOS 7.1 update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The user interface changes are most noticeable and include tweaks to the phone dialer and the power off area, where Apple has opted for round UI elements....

Tags: Apple, iOS


Game over: Samsung to pay Apple $930M, sales ban denied

Game over: Samsung to pay Apple $930M, sales ban denied

06 March, 2014 | comments (237)

Apple vs Samsung largest-scale patent lawsuit, taking place in the US, is now over. Apple was awarded just under $930 million in damages, but its request for judge Koh to ban the infringing products was denied. This means that Samsung is free to...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Misc


iOS 7.1 to hit iDevices before March 11

iOS 7.1 to hit iDevices before March 11

05 March, 2014 | comments (46)

Apple is gearing to bring the first major update to its iOS 7 software any day now. John Gruber from Apple-centric blog Daring Fireball has learned that the update will include an app which will stream performances from the iTunes...

Tags: Apple, iOS


CFO of Apple will retire this September

CFO of Apple will retire this September

04 March, 2014 | comments (23)

Peter Oppenheimer, the CFO of Apple will be handing in his retirement papers come this September. Taking his place will be Luca Maestri, who is Apple's current Vice President of Finance and corporate controller. Tim Cook had this to say of...

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Apple CarPlay integrates your iPhone with your car

Apple CarPlay integrates your iPhone with your car

03 March, 2014 | comments (59)

Apple has announced CarPlay, a feature that will integrate your iPhone with your car, allowing you to access your phone more easily using just your voice or the controls on your car. CarPlay works by connecting your iPhone to your car. After...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Alleged Apple iPhone 6 front panel surfaces

Alleged Apple iPhone 6 front panel surfaces

02 March, 2014 | comments (204)

The dust has only just began to settle in the post-MWC 2014 mobile world and we already have the next storm coming from Rumorland. An front panel allegedly belonging to the Apple iPhone 6 has shown its face and has led further credence to the rumors...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Third-party apps can use Samsung's fingerprint scanner

Third-party apps can use Samsung's fingerprint scanner

27 February, 2014 | comments (74)

In a not so surprising move Samsung released its latest flagship with a fingerprint scanner just as rumors suggested. The home button on the Galaxy S5 does more than just unlocking the phone though. Samsung is also providing its fingerprint...


iPhone 6 to have Sapphire coating but no May release

iPhone 6 to have Sapphire coating but no May release

26 February, 2014 | comments (201)

Apple and Gorilla Glass will be parting ways with the release of their iPhone 6, as the Cupertino-based tech giant will be switching to sapphire screen-coating for their next line of smartphones. Sapphire coating has been used in high-end watches...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


MWC: HTC One awarded Best Smartphone, iPad Air - best tablet

MWC: HTC One awarded Best Smartphone, iPad Air - best tablet

25 February, 2014 | comments (195)

The GSM Association organizes the annual Mobile World Congress and along with it the traditional Global Mobile Awards (its 19th edition this year). More than 175 independent analysts, journalists, academics and subject matter experts throughout the...

Tags: HTC, Apple, Nokia, LG, MWC 2014


Samsung and Apple fail to reach out of court agreement

Samsung and Apple fail to reach out of court agreement

14 February, 2014 | comments (63)

Earlier in January, Reuters reported that Samsung Mobile division and Apple CEOs have agreed to conduct a meeting where they would attempt to reach an out-of-court agreement. One month later, reports are coming in that the JK Shin and Tim Cook have...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Misc


Gartner: smartphones outsold featurephones in 2013

Gartner: smartphones outsold featurephones in 2013

13 February, 2014 | comments (27)

According to analysts at Gartner, smartphones sales have exceeded featurephone sales for the first time in 2013. Smartphones accounted for 53.6% of sales in 2013, but in the fourth quarter alone they had a 57.6% share, showing their numbers are...