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Intel's holdout against making ARM chips comes to an end

Intel's holdout against making ARM chips comes to an end

30 October, 2013 | comments (82)

Unable to break through with its own mobile Atom chipset, it seems that Intel finally raised the white flag and has decided to begin manufacturing 64-bit ARM chips of its own. The ARM architecture's supremacy in the mobile market has been a...

Tags: Intel, Apple, Samsung


Apple admits a battery issue in a small number of iPhone 5s units

Apple admits a battery issue in a small number of iPhone 5s units

29 October, 2013 | comments (76)

Earlier this month while going through our battery test of the iPhone 5s, we noted that on some occasions, the smartphone suffered from quick battery drain. Today, in a statement to The New York Times, Apple has acknowledged that a small number of...

Tags: Apple, iOS


IDC: Nokia phone shipments decline, others on the rise

IDC: Nokia phone shipments decline, others on the rise

29 October, 2013 | comments (55)

Another analyst firm, IDC, put out a report detailing the phone market in Q3 this year. While it has slightly different numbers than Strategy Analytics, the picture it paints is pretty much the same.. IDC confirms that smartphone shipments have...


SA: Samsung smartphone lead expands as Apple falters

SA: Samsung smartphone lead expands as Apple falters

29 October, 2013 | comments (119)

Strategy Analytics is reporting on the smartphone market and had to use the word "record" a lot. Smartphone shipments worldwide for the third quarter of this year grew 45% to reach a record 251 million units, the first time ever smartphone...


Apple Q4 report: 33.8 million iPhones, 14.1 million iPads sold

Apple Q4 report: 33.8 million iPhones, 14.1 million iPads sold

28 October, 2013 | comments (70)

Apple has posted its financial report for Q4 of 2013 (that’s the quarter ending in September as the company has a shifter fiscal year). The company managed to exceed its own guidance of $34-37 billion in revenue, scoring $37.5 billion in total...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Financial


China Mobile teases LTE network ahead of iPhone 5s launch

China Mobile teases LTE network ahead of iPhone 5s launch

28 October, 2013 | comments (6)

China Mobile has posted a teaser page of its upcoming 4G LTE network. The most popular carrier in China will also start offering the Apple iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C to complement the launch of its high-speed mobile network. According to the...

Tags: Apple, Misc


Apple iPhone 5s and 5c hit 35 more countries today

Apple iPhone 5s and 5c hit 35 more countries today

25 October, 2013 | comments (39)

Today marks the start of the second availability wave of Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c, which includes 35 more countries. Among those are Spain, Russia and South Korea. The full list of countries in alphabetic order is as follows - Austria, Belgium,...

Tags: Apple, iOS


T-Mobile will offer new iPad users 200MB of free data per month

T-Mobile will offer new iPad users 200MB of free data per month

22 October, 2013 | comments (26)

The pricing of the cellular data plans for the freshly announced Apple iPad duo is out in the United States and, after a quick glance, it appears that T-Mobile is shaping up as a really attractive option. The Big Magenta will be offering 200MB of...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple now seeding iOS 7.0.3 update with lots of bugfixes

Apple now seeding iOS 7.0.3 update with lots of bugfixes

22 October, 2013 | comments (106)

Apple has just launched the iOS 7.0.3 update for all supported iDevices. The release is rather rich in bug fixes but it also brings a few new features. As for the bugfixes, the most important ones include fixing some iMessage activation...

Tags: Apple, iOS


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...

Tags: Apple, iOS


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...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Android


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...

Tags: Apple, iOS


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...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Misc


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,...

Tags: Apple, iOS


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...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


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,...

Tags: Apple, iOS


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...

Tags: Qualcomm, Apple