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Samsung Galaxy S4 Crystal Edition unveiled in Thailand

Samsung Galaxy S4 Crystal Edition unveiled in Thailand

10 December, 2013 | comments (23)

Samsung likes to slap on some bling on a Galaxy phone now and then and the Galaxy S4 is no exception. It's a limited run of 3,500 units so far only available on the Samsung Thailand site. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Crystal Edition is based on the...

Tags: Apple, iPhone


Walmart to offer iPhone 5s and 5c with no-contract plans this Friday

Walmart to offer iPhone 5s and 5c with no-contract plans this Friday

10 December, 2013 | comments (18)

US retailer Walmart has been selling Apple's iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c for a while now, but starting this Friday the two smartphones will be available on its own contract-free carriers Straight Talk Wireless and Net10 Wireless. The prices match...

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China Mobile will open iPhone pre-orders in three days

China Mobile will open iPhone pre-orders in three days

09 December, 2013 | comments (10)

China Mobile is opening iPhone pre-orders this Thursday (that's three days from now) ahead of launching its LTE network on December 18. The information comes straight off a carrier representative, who spoke to the Wall Street Journal. Customers...

Tags: Apple, LTE


Biggest tech companies rally against surveillance

Biggest tech companies rally against surveillance

09 December, 2013 | comments (44)

We are spending more and more time online and our communications are steadily moving to the constantly-connected space. But as is uncovered constantly said space is in persistent threat of unsanctioned spying and general breaching of privacy by...


Apple wants $22 million from Samsung for legal fees

Apple wants $22 million from Samsung for legal fees

08 December, 2013 | comments (208)

It seems that the patent wars are far from over. Years ago, when Samsung's Galaxy product line began to seriously compete with the iPhone, Apple brought the Korean manufacturer to court. In the course of their legal battles, Apple has forked over...

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comScore: Android, iOS and WP shares in the US rise

comScore: Android, iOS and WP shares in the US rise

06 December, 2013 | comments (34)

The latest comScore report on the smartphone market in the USA is out. It reveals minor increases of the Android, iOS and Windows Phone shares among the US subscribers, while BlackBerry's share keeps sliding down. As of October 52.2% of the US...


iOS 7 runs on 74 percent of all compatible Apple devices

iOS 7 runs on 74 percent of all compatible Apple devices

05 December, 2013 | comments (79)

The latest App Store statistics released by Apple revealed that 74% of all compatible devices now boot iOS 7. The share of the latest OS version is up 10% since October, thus making iOS 7 the fastest adopted release to date. The numbers from...

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Apple strikes a deal to offer the iPhone on China Mobile

Apple strikes a deal to offer the iPhone on China Mobile

05 December, 2013 | comments (21)

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Apple has struck a deal with China Mobile to officially sell the iPhone on the carrier. The deal is said to have the Apple iPhone devices available on the carrier’s shelves later this month – around...

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Kantar: 76% of smartphones sold in Japan in October were iPhones

Kantar: 76% of smartphones sold in Japan in October were iPhones

27 November, 2013 | comments (52)

Apple's main market is in the US, but it turns out that proportionally the company has the largest fanbase in Japan. Analyst firm Kantar is reporting that Apple's iPhones accounted for a whopping 76% of smartphone sales in Japan in the month of...

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Apple outs unlocked iPhone 5s in the US, starting at $649

Apple outs unlocked iPhone 5s in the US, starting at $649

22 November, 2013 | comments (49)

After seeing international availability in select markets over the past several weeks, an unlocked variant of the iPhone 5s has made its way to the US Apple online store. You can now get the iPhone 5s in either gray, gold, or silver in either...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Samsung to pay Apple additional $290 million

Samsung to pay Apple additional $290 million

22 November, 2013 | comments (226)

Apple and Samsung's legal skirmish has reached another milestone, where the latter has now been asked to pay $290 million to Apple for infringing on patents. As you may already know the court found Samsung guilty of infringing upon Apple's...

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Apple iPad mini 2 LTE version experiencing shipping delays

Apple iPad mini 2 LTE version experiencing shipping delays

21 November, 2013 | comments (32)

Apple had problems launching the iPad mini 2, but after the tablet went on sale on November 12 you might have thought that the problems have been resolved. Maybe they haven't, at least not fully. The Cellular version of the Apple iPad mini 2 is...


Apple iPhone 5s now shipping in 3 to 5 days in the US

Apple iPhone 5s now shipping in 3 to 5 days in the US

19 November, 2013 | comments (26)

Apple iPhone 5s delivery time for the US customers has dropped significantly. Instead of waiting 2 to 3 weeks for their new iPhone to arrive, now they have to wait just 3 to 5 business days. It seems Apple has finally started to catch up with...

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A Foxconn factory reportedly stops iPhone 5c production

A Foxconn factory reportedly stops iPhone 5c production

18 November, 2013 | comments (88)

The production of the iPhone 5c reportedly took yet another hit, according to DigiTimes. First, in the beginning of October we heard rumors Apple is halving the production of the iPhone 5c due to the low user demand and sales. Just few days ago...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


AT&T sale sees iPhone 5s and Lumia 1520 prices drop to $99

AT&T sale sees iPhone 5s and Lumia 1520 prices drop to $99

16 November, 2013 | comments (108)

AT&T has started a sale on its website, slashing the prices of a number of hot smartphones. The Apple iPhone 5s and 5c got price cuts and so did the Lumia lineup offered by the carrier. Several Samsung smartphones also got discounted, but...

Tags: Apple, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, AT&T


Combined, Apple and Samsung take 109% of profits in mobile

Combined, Apple and Samsung take 109% of profits in mobile

15 November, 2013 | comments (27)

"That's impossible!" you're probably thinking. How could Apple and Samsung take more than 100% of the profits in the mobile business? It's because most other companies are in the red, that's how, at least according to analysts from Canaccord...


iPhone 5c fails to make impact in China, 5s compensates

iPhone 5c fails to make impact in China, 5s compensates

15 November, 2013 | comments (43)

The iPhone 5c isn't doing all that good in China. According to CTechCN, who first reported Apple's cutting iPhone 5c production, Apple is still reducing orders of the plastic iPhone. Foxconn's Zhengzhou factory, which once churned out 50 thousand...

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Apple iOS 7.0.4 update is now seeding to compatible devices

Apple iOS 7.0.4 update is now seeding to compatible devices

14 November, 2013 | comments (42)

Apple began seeding an iOS 7 update to users of compatible devices. Numbered 7.0.4, the latest iOS version offers minor improvements compared to 7.0.3 which was released last month. The update fixes the FaceTime issue which bothered some iOS...

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Apple iPad mini with Retina display goes on sale

Apple iPad mini with Retina display goes on sale

12 November, 2013 | comments (29)

The Apple iPad mini 2, which flaunts a spanking new 324 ppi Retina display has gone on sale across Apple's online stores. The device comes in Space Gray and Silver and is available from 16 GB through to 128 GB versions in Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi +...

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Apple reportedly working on two large screen iPhone models

Apple reportedly working on two large screen iPhone models

10 November, 2013 | comments (256)

According to a fresh report from Bloomberg, Apple is working on a duo of large screen iPhone models. Set to be released in the second half of next year, the devices are said to feature displays whose glass “curves downward at the edges”....

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors