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The Top 10 trending phones of week 24

The Top 10 trending phones of week 24

14 June, 2015 | comments (28)

We knew it was a matter of time, and it has finally happened. The Samsung Galaxy S6 has met its match in popularity and has surrendered the crown, after being on top for 14 straight weeks. The Top 10 trending phones chart is a recap list of the...

Tags: Samsung, Asus, Apple


Apple Watch 2 said to launch next year

Apple Watch 2 said to launch next year

13 June, 2015 | comments (27)

Just a few months after there were reports that the successor to the Apple Watch will be launched later this year, a new report out of South Korea is suggesting that the wearable will be released sometime in 2016. The latest report also notes...

Tags: Apple


iOS 9 code points at upcoming iPhone with front-facing flash

iOS 9 code points at upcoming iPhone with front-facing flash

10 June, 2015 | comments (23)

Code within the freshly released Apple iOS 9 developer beta suggests that the next iPhone might feature a vastly improved front-facing camera with LED flash. The Cupertino giant is expected to reveal the successors of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Watch OS 2.0 to bring native apps and less dependance on iPhones

Watch OS 2.0 to bring native apps and less dependance on iPhones

08 June, 2015 | comments (12)

We know, the Apple Watch is not even available yet for purchase in brick and mortar stores, and Apple has already announced version 2.0 of its Watch OS. And it would make the Watch a lot more usable. At the opening keynote speech of Apple...

Tags: Apple, Watch OS


iOS 9 unveiled: smarter Siri, split-screen multitasking, transit maps

iOS 9 unveiled: smarter Siri, split-screen multitasking, transit maps

08 June, 2015 | comments (185)

Apple opened today's WWDC event with the new Mac OS X and took a while to get to the most important part (for us) - iOS 9. Actually Mac OS X and iOS share some improvements, like a focus on security, but first things first. iOS 9 will go into...

Tags: Apple, iOS


What to expect at Apple WWDC today: iOS, Watch, Mac OS X

What to expect at Apple WWDC today: iOS, Watch, Mac OS X

08 June, 2015 | comments (14)

WWDC is starting bright and early in California today and there will be a livestream, accessible only through Apple devices. We'll try to find a maker-agnostic stream, but we still have a few hours before the event starts, so let's do a quick recap...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple Pay tipped to arrive in the United Kingdom this summer

Apple Pay tipped to arrive in the United Kingdom this summer

07 June, 2015 | comments (1)

According to a report in The Telegraph, Apple Pay will launch in the United Kingdom this summer. Currently, the Cupertino giant’s payment processing service is only available in the United States. The Cupertino giant is said to announce the...

Tags: Apple


The Top 10 trending phones of week 23

The Top 10 trending phones of week 23

07 June, 2015 | comments (16)

One more week down and once again it is time to check on our top ten phoned chart. The past few days have been riddled with announcements, so, as a consequence, we can expect to see some shifts in the poll positions. The Top 10 trending phones...


Apple no longer sells iPhones with regular AT&T contracts

Apple no longer sells iPhones with regular AT&T contracts

06 June, 2015 | comments (17)

Most people nowadays tend to go for carrier-subsidized deal on smartphones. It just seems logical since you are already paying for a subscription to a certain company and most people would prefer spacing out such a huge expense. This is definitely...

Tags: Apple


comScore US report says Android is still more popular than iOS

comScore US report says Android is still more popular than iOS

06 June, 2015 | comments (32)

ComScore has finished tallying up the numbers for the first three months of 2015 and it has a few facts to share about the US mobile market. The data shows that over the said period 188.6 million people in the US were identified as owning a...

Tags: Android, Google, iOS, Apple


Standardized security might waive Android Pay transaction fee

Standardized security might waive Android Pay transaction fee

06 June, 2015 | comments (9)

Mobile payments are well on their way to becoming the next big tech trend, whether we like it or not. Apple Pay has been at the forefront of the technology, investing heftily in the system, despite retailer distrust and numerous technical and legal...


Under 25% of top 100 US retailers currently accept Apple Pay

Under 25% of top 100 US retailers currently accept Apple Pay

06 June, 2015 | comments (12)

A vast majority of the top US retailers currently do not accept Apple Pay, according to a report from Reuters, which carried out a survey of the top 100 retailers in the country. As per the report, less than a quarter of the surveyed...

Tags: Apple


iPhone 6s will be released on September 25, rumor claims

iPhone 6s will be released on September 25, rumor claims

05 June, 2015 | comments (96)

Apple hasn't even made iOS 9 official yet, and here we are talking about the launch date of the next iPhone. As you may know, this year Apple is expected to bring us an "s" release, which has so far been rumored to sport a higher-res 12 MP camera...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Samsung tops India’s super premium smartphone market

Samsung tops India’s super premium smartphone market

04 June, 2015 | comments (32)

Samsung has overtaken Apple to claim the top spot in India’s super premium smartphone market, according to a latest report by market research firm Counterpoint. As per the report, the South Korean company now has 46% share in the above INR...


Apple again rumored to be working on a 4-inch iPhone

Apple again rumored to be working on a 4-inch iPhone

03 June, 2015 | comments (98)

The age-old rumor about a cheaper, smaller iPhone model would not die so easily. As per some Apple component suppliers, the Cupertino headquartered company is working on a new 4-inch iPhone. Rumors point that AUO, a display supplier will be...


Galaxy Note 4 beats iPhone 6, 6 Plus in customer satisfaction in US

Galaxy Note 4 beats iPhone 6, 6 Plus in customer satisfaction in US

03 June, 2015 | comments (122)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has topped the charts in customer satisfaction, leaving behind the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, according to a latest survey conducted by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). The Note 4 - which was...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


Apple increases trade-in value of some iPhone models

Apple increases trade-in value of some iPhone models

02 June, 2015 | comments (34)

Apple has increased the trade-in value of three iPhone models, including the iPhone 4s, 5, and 5s. The promotion, however, is only available in the United States, and is valid for the month of June only. This means that those trading in their...

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 22

The Top 10 trending phones of week 22

31 May, 2015 | comments (18)

Another week later, our traditional trending chart sees little action at the top. However, a major launch took place a few days ago, and that inevitably had an impact on the ranks further down the table. The Top 10 trending phones chart is a...


Apple releases workaround for Messages bug; fix coming soon

Apple releases workaround for Messages bug; fix coming soon

29 May, 2015 | comments (18)

Just days after it came into light, Apple has acknowledged the iOS Messages bug - which renders the app completely unusable if a certain text is received - and has also released a workaround for it. "Apple is aware of an iMessage issue caused...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Samsung regains top spot in global smartphone market in Q1

Samsung regains top spot in global smartphone market in Q1

29 May, 2015 | comments (48)

After losing the spot to Apple in the fourth quarter of 2014, Samsung is back on top as the leading smartphone maker in the world in Q1, 2015, according to a latest report from market research firm Gartner. Samsung sold a total of 81.1...