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Samsung to take over Apple and Qualcomm chip manufacturing

Samsung to take over Apple and Qualcomm chip manufacturing

17 July, 2014 | comments (56)

TSMC, one of the world's largest manufacturers of mobile chipsets, might lose its two most important customers next year. Taiwanese media reports from earlier today state that Qualcomm and Apple are both considering a switch to Samsung as their...

Tags: Apple, Qualcomm, Misc


Larger iPhone 6 may not be released; good news for Samsung

Larger iPhone 6 may not be released; good news for Samsung

15 July, 2014 | comments (152)

Apple seems to have addressed consumers' biggest gripe with the iPhone with its upcoming iPhone 6: screen size. The Cupertino-based tech company allegedly has two smartphones in the pipeline with different screen sizes: 4.7” and 5.5”, which should...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Apple and IBM announce global enterprise mobility partnership

Apple and IBM announce global enterprise mobility partnership

15 July, 2014 | comments (22)

Apple and IBM announced exclusive global partnership to transform enterprise mobility. The duo of tech behemoths will launch a new class of business apps for iOS, which will bring IBM’s data and analytics expertise to the Apple’s iPhone and iPad...

Tags: Apple


Sharp & Apple in display production dispute

Sharp & Apple in display production dispute

14 July, 2014 | comments (102)

Sharp has been producing screens for Apple for quite some time now, so much so that an entire plant in Kameyama Japan is dedicated to making screens for the Cupertino-based tech company. Sharp is looking to produce screens for other companies,...

Tags: Sharp, Apple, Rumors


Apple releases statement to Chinese security threats

Apple releases statement to Chinese security threats

13 July, 2014 | comments (38)

The Chinese government recently expressed concerns about iOS' Frequent Locations feature, calling the software a threat to national security. The feature tracks and logs a users' most frequently visited places; it could be a friend's house, the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6 cloned before it is even released

Apple iPhone 6 cloned before it is even released

13 July, 2014 | comments (73)

Apple iPhones are always among the most popular smartphones in the market and that’s beyond any shadow of doubt. In the past there have been multiple iPhone clones and the tradition is going to continue with the iPhone 6 as...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Misc


Amazon Japan lists the iPhone 6, confirms dimensions, availability

Amazon Japan lists the iPhone 6, confirms dimensions, availability

12 July, 2014 | comments (121)

Apple’s upcoming iPhone has been making rounds in the rumorland for quite some time now. We have already seen a couple of mock-ups that hint towards a 4.7-inch display and today, we have yet another confirmation. Now Amazon Japan has jumped the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Week 28 in review: Xperia C3, Nubia Z7, Android L for Moto

Week 28 in review: Xperia C3, Nubia Z7, Android L for Moto

12 July, 2014 | comments (0)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 28 of 2014 was free of Samsung announcements though it didn't lack interesting new devices such as the Sony Xperia C3 and...


Apple A8 SoC in iPhone 6 rumored to come with 2 GHz CPU

Apple A8 SoC in iPhone 6 rumored to come with 2 GHz CPU

11 July, 2014 | comments (130)

Not one day goes by without a new rumor about Apple's upcoming smartphone - and today is no different. The focus of the newest purportedly leaked information is the Apple A8 SoC that will be employed by the iPhone 6. The chipset is said to be...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


iPhone 6 screen may have new haptic technology

iPhone 6 screen may have new haptic technology

10 July, 2014 | comments (93)

So there has been a lot of news about the iPhone 6’s screen. Sure, we’ve all heard about the new sapphire coating that’s supposed to make Apple’s next flagship one of the strongest screens to have ever been put on a phone, and we also know that the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Verizon’s Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

Verizon’s Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

10 July, 2014 | comments (3)

Verizon will be allegedly announcing a new promotional campaign dubbed Big Red later today. The marketing effort will allow you to pick up a smartphone for half of its current price tag. According to a report, Verizon’s Big Red promo offer...


Asymco: Smartphone penetration reaches 70% in the US

Asymco: Smartphone penetration reaches 70% in the US

09 July, 2014 | comments (19)

It's been seven years since the iPhone launched and smartphone adoption is the US has skyrocketed in the period since. Back then smartphones were in the minority – only innovators (which come even before early adopters) carried around a BlackBerry...

Tags: Apple, Android, Misc


Apple iPhone 5s tops sales charts in Q1 of this year

Apple iPhone 5s tops sales charts in Q1 of this year

08 July, 2014 | comments (68)

According to data coming from ABI Reseach, which includes analysis, market data and insights, the top 20 best selling devices in the first quarter of the year are dominated by Apple and Samsung. Apple has two devices in that period which saw good...


Apple iOS 8 beta 3 now available for developers

Apple iOS 8 beta 3 now available for developers

08 July, 2014 | comments (21)

Apple is now rolling out the iOS 8 beta 3 firmware update. It brings various improvements, new features and new options. The iOS 8 Beta 3 allows the T-Mobile USA subscribers to use Wi-Fi Calling for better audio quality. The new firmware also...


iPhone 6 Sapphire display gets put to the test

iPhone 6 Sapphire display gets put to the test

07 July, 2014 | comments (123)

Turns out that Apple's purchase of sapphire crystal factories weren't in vain, because the iPhone 6's display is very, very durable. Or so it seems in a recently posted video that displays the 4.7" panel being put through scratch...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


New rumor outs battery capacity for both iPhone 6 models

New rumor outs battery capacity for both iPhone 6 models

07 July, 2014 | comments (66)

Lately we've been inundated with iPhone 6-related rumors, but not one of those spoke about how big the batteries in the upcoming smartphones would be. Until now, that is. Today the Chinese media is abuzz with word of the battery capacities for...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Apple enlists VP of Tag Heuer for iWatch marketing

Apple enlists VP of Tag Heuer for iWatch marketing

05 July, 2014 | comments (66)

One of the biggest complaints consumers have with wearable devices is that they look like pieces of geek tech; they aren’t beautiful timepieces that you’d want to rock on your wrist 24/7. It looks like Apple is trying to change that with its...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Week 27 in review: Galaxy S5 mini, iOS 7.1.2, Galaxy F leak

Week 27 in review: Galaxy S5 mini, iOS 7.1.2, Galaxy F leak

05 July, 2014 | comments (2)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 27 of 2014 was marked by five new Galaxy smartphones, but also plenty of rumors about the new flagship wave coming in the...


Apple is #1 in US smartphone market share; Android top OS

Apple is #1 in US smartphone market share; Android top OS

03 July, 2014 | comments (76)

ComScore has gathered some metrics on US smartphone market share, and the company’s research reveals that Apple’s smartphones take up the majority of the US market, while Android is the top smartphone OS in the nation. By comScore’s...


New iPhone 6 launch date rumored as front glass panel leaks

New iPhone 6 launch date rumored as front glass panel leaks

03 July, 2014 | comments (63)

The iPhone 6 rumors aren't going to stop anytime soon, but by now you've probably gotten used to that idea. From China today comes a new rumored announcement date, alongside a purported release date as well as pricing information (at least for...

Tags: Apple, Rumors