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iPhone 6 and 6 Plus now available SIM-free in the US

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus now available SIM-free in the US

06 January, 2015 | comments (22)

SIM-free iPhone 6 and 6 Plus units have been available in Europe since last year, but now US-based Apple fans can grab one too. If you want to avoid carrier plans – and subsidies – you'll have to shell out $650 for a 16GB Apple iPhone 6. The...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Top 10 most popular reviews of 2014

Top 10 most popular reviews of 2014

03 January, 2015 | comments (22)

With 2014 just over it seems only natural that we take a look back at the devices that you, the readers, found most interesting in our reviews. It was definitely a strong year on both the iOS and Android front and unsurprisingly the flagship devices...

Tags: Misc


Top 10 most popular blog posts of 2014

Top 10 most popular blog posts of 2014

02 January, 2015 | comments (4)

The Year 2014 is now gone and it's time we take a look at what you liked best over our blog. This year was full of new devices, a plethora of flagships made it to the market and some of them surely turned not the jewels the companies had advertised...


Top 10 most popular news stories of 2014

Top 10 most popular news stories of 2014

31 December, 2014 | comments (29)

Another year has passed and boy was it an eventful one! In the last moments of 2014 we take a look back at the most exciting news of the past twelve months. Time does fly by fast, especially in the tech world where is seems that the past 360 days...


Alleged live photo of Samsung Galaxy S6 leaks out

Alleged live photo of Samsung Galaxy S6 leaks out

12 December, 2014 | comments (145)

Alleged live photo of Samsung Galaxy S6 made the rounds online. Samsung is expected to launch the successor of the Galaxy S5 at some point in early 2015. Update: It turns out that the purported photo you see above is not the real deal. The...


Apple iPhone 6 Plus holds 41% of all phablet sales in US

Apple iPhone 6 Plus holds 41% of all phablet sales in US

04 December, 2014 | comments (57)

The phablet form factor has been gaining traction quickly. Last year it represented a mere 2% of all running handset and now it has managed to increase that share five-fold. In 2014 phablet sales represent a respectable 10% of all smartphone...

Tags: IOS, Apple


Samples from Huawei Honor 6 Plus show off dual camera

Samples from Huawei Honor 6 Plus show off dual camera

04 December, 2014 | comments (10)

Soon the HTC will get competition in the dual-camera market as the Huawei Honor 6 Plus is nearing its rumored launch date of December 16. To keep our interests piqued several camera samples, including comparison shots, made their way to the...


Apple to discontinue production of iPhone 5C next year

Apple to discontinue production of iPhone 5C next year

26 November, 2014 | comments (55)

A report posted by Taiwan's Industrial and Commercial Times states that the iPhone 5c production will likely stop in the middle next year. The company did not cite any specific reason for the withdraw of the model, but dwindling interest seems...

Tags: Apple, iPhone


Apple looking to  ship over 71.5 million iPhones in Q4

Apple looking to ship over 71.5 million iPhones in Q4

24 November, 2014 | comments (17)

Apple will ship more than 71.5 million iPhones in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to a latest report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo, who has a decent track record on Apple-related industry predictions, says that...


Display Mate crowns Galaxy Note 4 display Best of the Best

Display Mate crowns Galaxy Note 4 display Best of the Best

19 November, 2014 | comments (68)

A couple of months ago Display Mate proclaimed the Apple iPhone 6 display as the "best-performing LCD", it has done more testing and now the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 earns the "best of the best" title. As part of a shootout it went up against the...


Strategy Analytics: Android reaches 84%, can't grow further

Strategy Analytics: Android reaches 84%, can't grow further

03 November, 2014 | comments (93)

According to data from Strategy Analytics quoted by the WSJ, Android has reached its peak market share at 85% as seen in Q2 2013. In Q3 2014, Android's presence has declined by 1 percent point and is now 84%. Strategy Analytics executive director...


Apple Watch coming spring 2015, says Apple Retail SVP

Apple Watch coming spring 2015, says Apple Retail SVP

03 November, 2014 | comments (29)

Apple Watch was introduced last September alongside the new Apple iPhone 6 duet. The long awaited smartwatch was demonstrated extensively but its release date was mentioned as just "early 2015". Well, as it seems the Apple Watch might not be coming...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6 to get a $100 price cut with upcoming promo

Apple iPhone 6 to get a $100 price cut with upcoming promo

02 November, 2014 | comments (45)

The holiday season and Black Friday are upon us, kicking off November 28 this year. The retailers are already working on their promo offers and the Sam's Club one is particularly interesting. It seems iPhone 6 will be one of its hot promotions this...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iPad Air 2 GPU tested, outclasses Tegra K1

Apple iPad Air 2 GPU tested, outclasses Tegra K1

23 October, 2014 | comments (121)

Someone has put the Apple iPad Air 2 through GFXBench's 2.7 T-Rex and 3.0 Manhattan's onscreen and offscreen (1080p) platform and we get to ogle at the framerates posted. The results show the iPad Air 2 is just as good and even at times better...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Android, Nvidia


Nexus 6 sized up against the iPhone 6 Plus  in a photo

Nexus 6 sized up against the iPhone 6 Plus in a photo

15 October, 2014 | comments (82)

The Motorola Nexus 6 popped up in a leaked render yesterday and now we get to see the phablet again, this time compared to the Apple iPhone 6. In the photo, you can see just how large the Nexus 6 is compared to the 5.5" iPhone 6 Plus. The...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Oppo N3 camera detailed: 16MP 1/2.3-inch sensor

Oppo N3 camera detailed: 16MP 1/2.3-inch sensor

14 October, 2014 | comments (13)

The Oppo N3 details keep trickling and the latest piece of news comes from the company's CEO himself. In a Weibo post, Tony Chen says the 16MP sensor of the N3 will have the ample 1/2.3" size, which will result in higher quality images. He...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Apple's iPhone 6 duo makes its way to 36 new countries

Apple's iPhone 6 duo makes its way to 36 new countries

13 October, 2014 | comments (36)

The Apple iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 are continuing their rollout this month with 36 countries to add to the 22 in the first two waves of availability. The countries to get the new iPhone 6 duo are China and India on October 17, Israel on October...

Tags: Apple, iOS


iPhone 6 and 6 Plus $100 off sale from Boost Mobile

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus $100 off sale from Boost Mobile

12 October, 2014 | comments (56)

Last year, Boost Mobile was the first prepaid US carrier to offer $100 off the latest Apple iPhone 5s and 5c models. This year they're doing it again with Apple's newest flagships, the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Starting October 17, the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6 will arrive in India on October 17

Apple iPhone 6 will arrive in India on October 17

05 October, 2014 | comments (64)

Sales of Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will kick off in India on October 17. Pre-orders of the duo of smartphones will begin this coming Tuesday, on October 7. Official pricing of the smartphones is yet to be revealed. Apple’s official...

Tags: Apple, iOS


iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales kicks off in China on October 17

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales kicks off in China on October 17

30 September, 2014 | comments (9)

The Chinese regulator approved the iPhone 6 for sale in the country just a few hours ago and Apple has rushed to announce the new generation iPhones' pricing and availability. Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will become officially available...

Tags: Apple, iOS