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Alleged images of iOS 8 show new applications

Alleged images of iOS 8 show new applications

14 March, 2014 | comments (65)

The alleged images of the next iteration of iOS have made an appearance, showing us what the iOS 8 mobile operating system might look like. According to the leaked screenshots, the iOS 8 will look a lot similar to the current version, featuring...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


This gold and diamond encrusted iPhone 5 can be yours for $1M

This gold and diamond encrusted iPhone 5 can be yours for $1M

11 March, 2014 | comments (48)

The Alchemist London team proves they have the philosopher's stone by turning an iPhone 5 (not 5s) into gold a one-off gadget worth $1 million / 600K. The millionaire's gadget takes 5 months of handcrafting to produce and there will be only two...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Misc


Apple iOS 7.1 now seeding to iDevices, CarPlay in tow

Apple iOS 7.1 now seeding to iDevices, CarPlay in tow

10 March, 2014 | comments (138)

As expected, Apple has released iOS 7.1 update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The user interface changes are most noticeable and include tweaks to the phone dialer and the power off area, where Apple has opted for round UI elements....

Tags: Apple, iOS


Game over: Samsung to pay Apple $930M, sales ban denied

Game over: Samsung to pay Apple $930M, sales ban denied

06 March, 2014 | comments (237)

Apple vs Samsung largest-scale patent lawsuit, taking place in the US, is now over. Apple was awarded just under $930 million in damages, but its request for judge Koh to ban the infringing products was denied. This means that Samsung is free to...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Misc


iOS 7.1 to hit iDevices before March 11

iOS 7.1 to hit iDevices before March 11

05 March, 2014 | comments (46)

Apple is gearing to bring the first major update to its iOS 7 software any day now. John Gruber from Apple-centric blog Daring Fireball has learned that the update will include an app which will stream performances from the iTunes...

Tags: Apple, iOS


CFO of Apple will retire this September

CFO of Apple will retire this September

04 March, 2014 | comments (23)

Peter Oppenheimer, the CFO of Apple will be handing in his retirement papers come this September. Taking his place will be Luca Maestri, who is Apple's current Vice President of Finance and corporate controller. Tim Cook had this to say of...

Tags: Apple


Apple CarPlay integrates your iPhone with your car

Apple CarPlay integrates your iPhone with your car

03 March, 2014 | comments (58)

Apple has announced CarPlay, a feature that will integrate your iPhone with your car, allowing you to access your phone more easily using just your voice or the controls on your car. CarPlay works by connecting your iPhone to your car. After...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Alleged Apple iPhone 6 front panel surfaces

Alleged Apple iPhone 6 front panel surfaces

02 March, 2014 | comments (202)

The dust has only just began to settle in the post-MWC 2014 mobile world and we already have the next storm coming from Rumorland. An front panel allegedly belonging to the Apple iPhone 6 has shown its face and has led further credence to the rumors...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Third-party apps can use Samsung's fingerprint scanner

Third-party apps can use Samsung's fingerprint scanner

27 February, 2014 | comments (74)

In a not so surprising move Samsung released its latest flagship with a fingerprint scanner just as rumors suggested. The home button on the Galaxy S5 does more than just unlocking the phone though. Samsung is also providing its fingerprint...


iPhone 6 to have Sapphire coating but no May release

iPhone 6 to have Sapphire coating but no May release

26 February, 2014 | comments (201)

Apple and Gorilla Glass will be parting ways with the release of their iPhone 6, as the Cupertino-based tech giant will be switching to sapphire screen-coating for their next line of smartphones. Sapphire coating has been used in high-end watches...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


MWC: HTC One awarded Best Smartphone, iPad Air - best tablet

MWC: HTC One awarded Best Smartphone, iPad Air - best tablet

25 February, 2014 | comments (195)

The GSM Association organizes the annual Mobile World Congress and along with it the traditional Global Mobile Awards (its 19th edition this year). More than 175 independent analysts, journalists, academics and subject matter experts throughout the...

Tags: HTC, Apple, Nokia, LG, MWC 2014


Samsung and Apple fail to reach out of court agreement

Samsung and Apple fail to reach out of court agreement

14 February, 2014 | comments (63)

Earlier in January, Reuters reported that Samsung Mobile division and Apple CEOs have agreed to conduct a meeting where they would attempt to reach an out-of-court agreement. One month later, reports are coming in that the JK Shin and Tim Cook have...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Misc


Gartner: smartphones outsold featurephones in 2013

Gartner: smartphones outsold featurephones in 2013

13 February, 2014 | comments (27)

According to analysts at Gartner, smartphones sales have exceeded featurephone sales for the first time in 2013. Smartphones accounted for 53.6% of sales in 2013, but in the fourth quarter alone they had a 57.6% share, showing their numbers are...


The iPhone 6 alleged pictures storming the internet are fake

The iPhone 6 alleged pictures storming the internet are fake

13 February, 2014 | comments (51)

A bunch of authentic looking photos of an alleged Apple iPhone 6 prototype have invaded the internet in just a few hours. They make the rounds on various websites, forums and social networks. The alleged iPhone 6 photos Those pictures...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Purported live photos of Apple iPhone 6 casing make the rounds

Purported live photos of Apple iPhone 6 casing make the rounds

12 February, 2014 | comments (72)

Live photos showing the alleged casing of the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 made the rounds on the web. The images give us a possible glimpse of Apples much awaited large-screen iPhone model. iPhone 6 alleged casing (click to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Smartphone sales in China grow 21.9% QoQ, Samsung stays on top

Smartphone sales in China grow 21.9% QoQ, Samsung stays on top

12 February, 2014 | comments (46)

Digitimes has conducted its own research on the Chinese smartphone market in Q4, concluding that sales have grown 21.9% over the previous quarter. That's quite a leap, but compared to the same quarter of last year the sales are 15.9%...


iOS 7.1 update will allegedly release in March

iOS 7.1 update will allegedly release in March

08 February, 2014 | comments (47)

Apple's upcoming and anticipated iOS 7.1 update will be arriving in March, according to 9to5Mac. Apple released the fifth beta to developers earlier this week and hopefully the GM will be out soon. iOS 7.1 is expected to bring several changes...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple sued for $2 Billion in Germany

Apple sued for $2 Billion in Germany

05 February, 2014 | comments (68)

Apple has been sued for $2 Billion by the German company, IPCom, due to alleged patent infringements. The patent is for mobile phones giving priority to emergency calls over a cellular network. IPCom purchased the patent from Robert Bosch, a...


Apple iPhone 6 will allegedly feature a 10 MP F/1.8 camera

Apple iPhone 6 will allegedly feature a 10 MP F/1.8 camera

05 February, 2014 | comments (118)

It's still pretty early to be talking about the next generation of Apple iPhone, but the latest report from a Chinese website suggests that the iPhone 5s successor will support an enhanced camera and improved filters over the current...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple launches iOS 7.0.5 iPhone update in several regions

Apple launches iOS 7.0.5 iPhone update in several regions

30 January, 2014 | comments (111)

Apple has just launched iOS 7.0.5 update for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. It makes some minor bugs go away and fixes network provisioning for Chinese models. According to user reports the new update is rolling out in China, Croatia, Germany...