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Preview of Sony Xperia J comes before the official announcement

Preview of Sony Xperia J comes before the official announcement

21 August, 2012 | comments (30)

Info on the Sony Xperia J has leaked before, but now the smartphone followed in the footsteps of the Xperia T (Mint) and Xperia XT (Hayabusa) and got a preview before its official announcement, which should happen at IFA (starting at the end of this...


Leaked iPhone 5 parts fit nicely into supposed frame

Leaked iPhone 5 parts fit nicely into supposed frame

21 August, 2012 | comments (65)

iResQ, an Apple gadgets repairing company, decided to try and assemble a dock connector and headphone jack cable into a supposed, early-build, next-gen iPhone frame. The two fitted perfectly meaning that the leaked parts could in fact be part of the...


Gartner: Android dominance continues, iPhone growth slows

Gartner: Android dominance continues, iPhone growth slows

14 August, 2012 | comments (122)

Another day, another Q2 report - Gartner put out its assessment of the mobile phone world for the second quarter of this year, detailing how individual companies and smartphone OSes did. Interestingly, the worldwide market saw only 419 million...


Sony Xperia S gets a coat of silver paint

Sony Xperia S gets a coat of silver paint

14 August, 2012 | comments (33)

Sony has announced that their first smartphone (since they split up with Ericsson) will be available in a new shade of silver, which does look a lot more gray than silver to our eyes. Until now the Xperia S was only available in black and white...


Next gen iPhone to allegedly go on pre-order on September 12

Next gen iPhone to allegedly go on pre-order on September 12

14 August, 2012 | comments (125)

Last month we reported that the next generation iPhone is said to be unveiled on September 12. Now according to the latest information, once again courtesy iMore, the next iPhone will be available for pre-order on the very same day. This is...


Leaked: iPhone 5 smaller dock and motherboard

Leaked: iPhone 5 smaller dock and motherboard

13 August, 2012 | comments (81)

The latest leaks, concerning the next generation iPhone show what appears to be the new motherboard and the new smaller dock connector. The motherboard is different from the one used in the iPhone 4S. It features a smaller SIM tray and it...


IDC: Android and iOS control 85 percent of the smartphone market

IDC: Android and iOS control 85 percent of the smartphone market

08 August, 2012 | comments (88)

We've already seen IDC's numbers on tablet market share for Q2 2012, but now it's time to see how they judge the performance of smartphone OSes. It comes shortly after the Canalys' take on the situation and there are no surprises, just a better look...


iOS 6 supports taller displays, maybe even 9-pin connectors

iOS 6 supports taller displays, maybe even 9-pin connectors

08 August, 2012 | comments (65)

The rumor mill is overflowing with talk of a bigger screen on the next iPhone, a screen with a wider aspect ratio. There's also a lot of chatter about a new connector, potentially with fewer pins. An important question was often overlooked though -...


iOS 6 new beta is out, brings along some new features

iOS 6 new beta is out, brings along some new features

07 August, 2012 | comments (66)

Apple has just seeded a new beta version of its iOS platform to developers. The new release brings the usual batch of bug-fixes and performance tweaks, but also several cool new features. We told you about the first of those earlier today - the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple took 77% of the smartphone industry profits last quarter

Apple took 77% of the smartphone industry profits last quarter

06 August, 2012 | comments (155)

The numbers are in and once again it has been a stunning quarter for Apple. The Cupertino based company managed to reap in nearly 77 percent of the operating profits from the smartphone industry in the second fiscal quarter. These figures are...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple removes YouTube app from iOS 6 due to licensing issues

Apple removes YouTube app from iOS 6 due to licensing issues

06 August, 2012 | comments (59)

Those who downloaded the latest iOS 6 beta 4 yesterday were in for a bit of a surprise when they found out the YouTube app was no longer part of the OS. Turns out, Apple will no longer be including the YouTube player app in iOS 6 because...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Are these the nano-SIM tray and home button of the iPhone 5?

Are these the nano-SIM tray and home button of the iPhone 5?

06 August, 2012 | comments (55)

Earlier this year, lots of major phone makers fought over the design of the next generation SIM cards - known as nano-SIM - and Apple won out in the end. Photos of the alleged SIM tray for the iPhone 5 have surfaced and show the difference in size...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


The iPhone was born off the corner of a concept iPad's screen

The iPhone was born off the corner of a concept iPad's screen

05 August, 2012 | comments (207)

The Apple/Samsung court battle is in its full swing and this week saw Apple's VPs Phil Schiller and Scott Forstall take the stand. Lots of intriguing information came out of their testimonies. To our greatest surprise not only was Apple already...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Canalys analysts claim Android rules the smartphone world

Canalys analysts claim Android rules the smartphone world

02 August, 2012 | comments (62)

Analysts have crunched the numbers and revealed the state of the mobile world in Q2 of 2012. Canalys released a report that mostly talks about China - and with good reason too, as the country broke the record for smartphone shipments for a second...


The Apple-Samsung trial goes on, shows us new iPhone prototypes

The Apple-Samsung trial goes on, shows us new iPhone prototypes

01 August, 2012 | comments (177)

The second day of the Apple vs. Samsung trial went interesting to say the least. After the court denied Samsung the right to make an argument that a Sony concept was the real inspiration behind iPhone's design, the Koreans decided to take matters...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Misc


An Apple event on September 12 confirmed by Reuters, AllThingsD

An Apple event on September 12 confirmed by Reuters, AllThingsD

31 July, 2012 | comments (200)

We were seriously considering turning a deaf ear to yesterday's rumors about Apple shifting their expected launch date to September 12, much like we did with that August launch rumor. Still, we decided to run the story and today, the rumor is...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


iPhone 5 to be announced 12 September alongside iPad Mini?

iPhone 5 to be announced 12 September alongside iPad Mini?

30 July, 2012 | comments (159)

We might see the latest mobile tech from Cupertino earlier than expected this year. Sources, close to iMore, have suggested that we'll see the iPhone 5 on an Apple event on Wednesday, September 12 with availability following suit 9 days later on...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


More photos of the alleged next generation iPhone emerge

More photos of the alleged next generation iPhone emerge

29 July, 2012 | comments (200)

Iш looks like we have caught a glimpse of the future today... Okay, at least the iPhone 5 part of the future. Here comes an alleged next generation iPhone in its full splendor. More photos of Apple's upcoming smartphone have emerged, revealing...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Google had warned Samsung not to use Apple's designs

Google had warned Samsung not to use Apple's designs

27 July, 2012 | comments (359)

And the juicy details keep flowing in. Like we mentioned in our previous article about leaked iPhone prototype designs, the Apple vs. Samsung legal battle is resulting in a lot of never before seen information reaching the public through legal...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Apple's court filings reveal early iPhone designs

Apple's court filings reveal early iPhone designs

27 July, 2012 | comments (99)

The legal battle between Apple and Samsung may have become tiring to some but you can't deny the juiciness of some of the secrets that have been uncovered through internal documents since the two started going at each other. Case in point being...

Tags: Apple, Samsung