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Samsung to make Apple A9 chips for the next iPhone

Samsung to make Apple A9 chips for the next iPhone

03 April, 2015 | comments (112)

Samsung Electronics has reportedly bagged an order to manufacture mobile chips for the next generation Apple products. Bloomberg reported that Samsung has will make the Apple A9 chipset meant to be used in next generation iPhone and iPad...


Force Touch sensor may be exclusive to the iPhone 6s Plus

Force Touch sensor may be exclusive to the iPhone 6s Plus

02 April, 2015 | comments (67)

Apple debuted Force Touch the Apple Watch, a technology that can tell apart light taps and deep presses dubbed "force click." The new MacBook 12" has it on its trackpad. And the rumor is that the next generation iPhone 6s Plus will adopt it...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Survey reveals Apple Pay users experience problems at checkout

Survey reveals Apple Pay users experience problems at checkout

01 April, 2015 | comments (33)

A survey conducted by Phoenix Marketing International shows that two thirds of Apple Pay users encounter difficulties using the system at checkout. Out of the 3,000 surveyed with an iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, 66% are using Apple Pay. Half of them...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Carphone Warehouse will not carry the Apple Watch at launch

Carphone Warehouse will not carry the Apple Watch at launch

01 April, 2015 | comments (15)

In another episode of Apple's marketing strategy for its Watch, we've now learned that Carphone Warehouse will be left out of the initial launch and won't be offering the wearable on April 24. The info has been revealed by no other than Graham...

Tags: Apple, Android


iPhone 6C rear casing reportedly shown in leaked pictures

iPhone 6C rear casing reportedly shown in leaked pictures

30 March, 2015 | comments (53)

Last week we first heard about the prospect of Apple launching an iPhone 6C later this year, and today we already get a couple of images purportedly depicting its rear shell. The iPhone 6C is supposed to be the successor to the iPhone 5C (which...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


The Top 10 trending phones of week 13

The Top 10 trending phones of week 13

29 March, 2015 | comments (10)

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is on top of our weekly trending phones chart yet again, and leads by a country mile. A good 100k hits per day behind, the affordable and hugely popular Galaxy Grand Prime takes the second, inches ahead of another offering by...


Apple planning to release three new iPhones later this year

Apple planning to release three new iPhones later this year

26 March, 2015 | comments (128)

Apple has built a formidable track record of sticking with pretty much the same release cycle for its iPhone models. Handset releases come a year apart and have mostly been following a "tick-tock" scheme with the S models. Ever since the iPhone...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, Rumors


New iOS 8.3 beta builds go out to testers and developers

New iOS 8.3 beta builds go out to testers and developers

24 March, 2015 | comments (23)

Almost two weeks ago, Apple officially unveiled its consumer-oriented beta program for iOS 8.3. At the same time, it released the first beta build for eager testers, which coincided with the third iOS 8.3 beta release for developers. And today...

Tags: Apple, iOS


The Top 10 trending phones of week 12

The Top 10 trending phones of week 12

22 March, 2015 | comments (22)

For yet another week, the top trending phones chart has been dominated by Samsung and, more specifically, the company’s latest flagship device – the Galaxy S6. The handset has been generating so much attention after its announcement at MWC 2015,...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Asus, HTC


Gold Dream thinks dragons and lions make the iPhone 6 cooler

Gold Dream thinks dragons and lions make the iPhone 6 cooler

20 March, 2015 | comments (18)

Swiss company Golden Dream has unveiled a selection of customized iPhone 6 and 6 Plus that will satiate your thirst for gold, alligator leather, carbon fiber, skulls and dragons. As usual, prices are not for the faint of heart, but where else can...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Misc


Over three quarters of all compatible devices run iOS 8

Over three quarters of all compatible devices run iOS 8

18 March, 2015 | comments (34)

More than three quarters of all compatible devices now run Apple iOS 8. As of March 16, the adoption of the Cupertino giant’s latest mobile OS has reached 77%. Apple’s App Store Distribution dashboard reveals that iOS 7 is still booting on...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Dixons Carphone CEO doubts Apple Watch success

Dixons Carphone CEO doubts Apple Watch success

15 March, 2015 | comments (106)

Nearly a week after Apple revealed the pricing of its highly anticipated Apple Watch, the head of one of the Europe's leading specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer Dixons Carphone has said that he is sceptical of the success of the...

Tags: Apple, Carphone


The Top 10 trending phones of week 11

The Top 10 trending phones of week 11

15 March, 2015 | comments (19)

This year's high-end offering from Samsung, the Galaxy S6 is firmly on top of our weekly interest chart, garnering more than twice the number of hits of the second-placed Galaxy A7. The top-of-the-line A-series model, on the other hand, shot...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Asus


Apple outs iOS 8.3 public beta along with developer release

Apple outs iOS 8.3 public beta along with developer release

12 March, 2015 | comments (17)

Apple has officially launched iOS 8.2 earlier this week, but the company hasn't stopped working on the next release of its mobile operating system either. We've already seen two beta versions of iOS 8.3 going out to developers, and today Apple...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple Watch competitors get removed from company stores

Apple Watch competitors get removed from company stores

11 March, 2015 | comments (31)

Apple stopped offering a number of fitness bands from its retail stores. The move is interpreted as clearing the way for the soon to be available Apple Watch (the wearable will begin shipping on April 24). Popular fitness bands such as the...

Tags: Apple


Apple to ship 3M Watches in the initial batch

Apple to ship 3M Watches in the initial batch

11 March, 2015 | comments (37)

The Apple Watch sure polarized opinions upon its launch a couple of days ago at the company's Spring forward event. What's become the center of controversy is mainly the product's pricing, as design and functionality were already revealed last...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


WSJ: next Apple iPhone will have Force Touch-enabled display

WSJ: next Apple iPhone will have Force Touch-enabled display

10 March, 2015 | comments (39)

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Apple’s next iPhone will have a Force Touch—capable display. The technology is already present on the Apple Watch, as well as the brand new MacBook. Apple Force Touch senses the amount of...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Here's what the different steel Watch versions will cost you

Here's what the different steel Watch versions will cost you

09 March, 2015 | comments (113)

The stainless steel version of the Apple Watch is probably going to be the most popular option among future Apple Watch customers. It offers rich customization options - for the watch body color and the strap used. Twenty different versions...

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Apple iOS 8.2 is now seeding to devices worldwide

Apple iOS 8.2 is now seeding to devices worldwide

09 March, 2015 | comments (93)

Apple began seeding iOS 8.2 to compatible devices worldwide. The Cupertino giant’s CEO Tim Cook announced the new firmware’s availability during the company’s Spring Forward event. The most important change that iOS 8.2 brings is support for...


Apple Watch pricing starts at $349, pre-order it from April 10

Apple Watch pricing starts at $349, pre-order it from April 10

09 March, 2015 | comments (90)

The pricing of the three main versions of the Apple Watch was finally announced at the company's Spring forward event. The Apple Watch Sport is made out of special aluminum alloy, which is 60% tougher than regular alloys, but still as light....

Tags: Apple, iOS