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iOS 8 adoption continues to climb, now stands at 81%

iOS 8 adoption continues to climb, now stands at 81%

30 April, 2015 | comments (24)

Apple is reporting that 81% of all active iOS devices are now using iOS 8, the company's latest mobile operating system which was released back in September last year. iOS 8 adoption has been somewhat slower than that of its predecessor iOS...

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WSJ: Apple Watch shipments slowed by faulty Taptic Engines

WSJ: Apple Watch shipments slowed by faulty Taptic Engines

29 April, 2015 | comments (23)

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Apple Watch shipments have been delayed by faulty Taptic Engine components. Currently, many orders for the Cupertino giant’s first smartwatch are expected to ship in June. Sources told WSJ...

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Samsung pips Apple to regain top smartphone-maker crown

Samsung pips Apple to regain top smartphone-maker crown

29 April, 2015 | comments (41)

While Apple became the world's top smartphone vendor in the fourth quarter of 2014, looks like Samsung has recaptured the crown in Q1, 2015. According to a report from market research firm Strategy Analytics, Samsung captured 24% market share...

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A gold-plated Apple Watch out of Vietnam costs just $1,000

A gold-plated Apple Watch out of Vietnam costs just $1,000

28 April, 2015 | comments (17)

The Apple Watch polarized opinions when it was officially unveiled and its pricing revealed to the public. The premium Watch Edition models, which come with a gold case, cost upwards of $10,000 with prices all the way up to $17,000. Well,...

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Apple sold more than 61 million iPhones in Q2 2015

Apple sold more than 61 million iPhones in Q2 2015

27 April, 2015 | comments (79)

Apple announced financial results for the second quarter of the fiscal 2015, which ended on March 28. Thanks to strong iPhone and Mac sales, as well as record App Store performance, the Cupertino giant recorded its best Q2 with net profit of $13.6...

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 17

The Top 10 trending phones of week 17

26 April, 2015 | comments (18)

Just when you thought the Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 edge/Grand Prime triumvirate was going to rule for months on end, the Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML stepped in and claimed a seat in the Top 3. And it's also worth noting that the Galaxy S6 lost a massive 30K...


Apple Watch now available for sale, back-ordered until June

Apple Watch now available for sale, back-ordered until June

24 April, 2015 | comments (37)

Today, April 24, is the official launch of the long awaited Apple Watch. As we reported yesterday the Watch will be sold exclusively online until Apple can meet the demand. Indeed Apple Watch is only available for purchase online as of today, but it...

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Apple stores won't sell the Watch tomorrow, others will

Apple stores won't sell the Watch tomorrow, others will

23 April, 2015 | comments (30)

Tomorrow, April 24 is the launch day of the awaited Apple Watch. The pre-order campaign is now over, sort of, and the first batch of Watches is now slowly starting to ship. Slowly because due to the high demand and limited stock if you order and...

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Apple is a potential buyer of Nokia’s HERE mapping business

Apple is a potential buyer of Nokia’s HERE mapping business

22 April, 2015 | comments (68)

According to a report in Bloomberg, Apple is among the potential buyers for Nokia’s HERE mapping business. The Cupertino giant is among the high-profile suitors approached by the Finnish company about interest. Other potential buyers of HERE...

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Analyst: Apple sold 3M Watches, making bank on the Edition

Analyst: Apple sold 3M Watches, making bank on the Edition

20 April, 2015 | comments (56)

The Apple Watch pre-orders are in full swing, but the delivery date for new orders keeps slipping back. The principal of Think Big Analytics, Carl Howe, estimates that Apple has sold 3 million units already and now that Quanta has gotten the hang of...

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TrendForce: Global smartphone shipments declined 9.2% in Q1

TrendForce: Global smartphone shipments declined 9.2% in Q1

20 April, 2015 | comments (13)

Global smartphone shipments in the first quarter of 2015 stood at 291.2 million units, down 9.2% compared to the last quarter of 2014, according to a latest report from market research firm TrendForce. "The decline, which was larger than the...


The Top 10 trending phones of week 16

The Top 10 trending phones of week 16

19 April, 2015 | comments (15)

There's no dethroning the Samsung Galaxy S6 from our weekly trending chart, and if anything it's even gaining popularity. It's special Galaxy S6 edge sibling is now the runner-up after briefly falling off the top 3 last week. The Galaxy Grand Prime...


Apple Pay may finally be coming to Canada this Fall

Apple Pay may finally be coming to Canada this Fall

18 April, 2015 | comments (10)

During the past few months, Apple has made it abundantly clear that it is ready and more than willing to invest heftily in pushing its new NFC-based payment system. The Cupertino giant has really sets its goals high with Apple Pay and despite some...

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The next Apple iPhone body might utilize 7000 series aluminum

The next Apple iPhone body might utilize 7000 series aluminum

16 April, 2015 | comments (70)

According to a new report on the web, the successors of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus might have a body made of 7000 series aluminum. The innovative alloy is currently utilized in the entry-level Apple Watch Sport. Commonly used in competition...

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Apple Watch to be available for in-store purchase in June

Apple Watch to be available for in-store purchase in June

16 April, 2015 | comments (10)

In the recent weeks, there have been reports that Apple won't be selling the Apple Watch to walk-in customers until the first wave of customer demand has passed - those who want to purchase the smartwatch will have to pre-order it online. Now, the...


This year’s Apple Developer Conference will kick off on June 8

This year’s Apple Developer Conference will kick off on June 8

14 April, 2015 | comments (14)

Apple announced the official dates for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference. WWDC 2015 will take place between June 8 and June 12 in San Francisco’s Moscone Center. Developers who are interested in the event can apply for tickets...

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Apple iOS 8.4 beta is now seeding to registered developers

Apple iOS 8.4 beta is now seeding to registered developers

13 April, 2015 | comments (28)

Less than a week after it released iOS 8.3 to the general public, Apple released iOS 8.4 beta to registered developers. The new firmware brings a redesigned Music application to the Cupertino giant’s mobile platform. The new Music app for...

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The Top 10 trending phones of Week 15

The Top 10 trending phones of Week 15

12 April, 2015 | comments (15)

In another issue of our now traditional weekly Top 10 trending chart we see long-standing champion Samsung Galaxy S6 at the top once again. In the absence of any genuine flagship competition, we don't see that changing at least until the launch of...


Apple Watch now available for pre-order on Apple online store

Apple Watch now available for pre-order on Apple online store

10 April, 2015 | comments (20)

Apple has opened up the pre-orders for the Apple Watch. All three versions - Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport, and Apple Watch Edition - in various color, size, and strap combination, are now available. The prices range from $349 for the base...


The Apple watch might come as late as May for some buyers

The Apple watch might come as late as May for some buyers

09 April, 2015 | comments (32)

If you have been following the developments around Apple's smart wearable, you are surely aware of two important dates - April 10 and April 24. Preorders for the Apple Watch start tomorrow and initial units are said to ship two weeks later. As we...

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