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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


Apple patent filing points at future waterproof iPhone

Apple patent filing points at future waterproof iPhone

08 March, 2015 | comments (120)

Future Apple iPhone models might be waterproof. A patent filing reveals that the Cupertino giant is researching waterproofing methods for its hardware. Apple’s process involves coating the device’s internal components with hydrophobic...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Here's what you can expect from the Apple Spring Forward event

Here's what you can expect from the Apple Spring Forward event

07 March, 2015 | comments (34)

MWC 2015 is now behind us, but that doesn't mean all is calm in the tech world. Apple might have skipped the Barcelona venue, but the tech giant has an event prepared for next Monday - March 9. It is entitled "Spring Forward" and will begin at...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iOS 8.2 leaked release notes, will probably start seeding next week

iOS 8.2 leaked release notes, will probably start seeding next week

06 March, 2015 | comments (25)

iOS 8.2 has been in the works for quite some time. Last month we reported that a beta 5 version of the software has been made available to developers and rumors point towards next Monday - March 9, as the official release date for the final build....


iPhone 6s rumored to sport 2GB of RAM, Apple SIM too

iPhone 6s rumored to sport 2GB of RAM, Apple SIM too

04 March, 2015 | comments (200)

If Apple will keep doing what it's been doing for a few years, in 2015 we're bound to see the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus launch. And now it looks like the first rumors about the duo are starting to surface. According to an unnamed "person...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple to seed iOS 8.2 next week, iOS 8.3 to follow shortly after

Apple to seed iOS 8.2 next week, iOS 8.3 to follow shortly after

28 February, 2015 | comments (48)

Apple might release the final version of iOS 8.2 to the general public as early as this Monday, as per a report by BGR. The last release was iOS 8.2 beta 5 at the start of February. iOS 8.3 is already in the works and is expected to have 4 beta...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple captures record 88.7% of smartphone profits

Apple captures record 88.7% of smartphone profits

27 February, 2015 | comments (226)

According to a latest report from market research firm Strategy Analytics, Apple iOS captured a record-high 88.7% global smartphone profit share in Q4, 2014, up from 70.5% in Q4 2013. On the other hand, Android took a record-low 11.3% profit...

Tags: Apple, Google, Android, iOS


Android and iOS together account for 96.3% of  smartphone market

Android and iOS together account for 96.3% of smartphone market

25 February, 2015 | comments (42)

Android and iOS combined accounted for a whopping 96.3% of all smartphone shipments worldwide in 2014, up from 93.8% in the prior year, according to a latest report from the market research firm IDC. Individually, Google's mobile operating...

Tags: Android, iOS, IDC


Apple is now seeding iOS 8.3 beta 2 to developers

Apple is now seeding iOS 8.3 beta 2 to developers

23 February, 2015 | comments (7)

Today Apple has made the iOS 8.3 beta 2 available for developers. So they can now test it, tinker with it, and report the bugs they find back to the Apple mothership. The newest version of iOS brings with it a more diverse collection of emojis...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple to out public betas for iOS 8.3 and iOS 9

Apple to out public betas for iOS 8.3 and iOS 9

20 February, 2015 | comments (54)

Apple is apparently planning on releasing public beta versions for both iOS 8.3 and iOS 9 this year, according to a rumor on the matter. This information reportedly comes from "multiple people briefed on the plans", which means it should be...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Goldgenie creates 24k gold iPhone 6 Year of the Goat edition

Goldgenie creates 24k gold iPhone 6 Year of the Goat edition

19 February, 2015 | comments (31)

Goldgenie is up to its usual gold-covered antics once more. The company that brought you the £2.3 million iPhone 6 is now back with a limited edition for the same Apple device. And the price in this case is much more bearable (though still out of...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Goldgenie


Goldgenie creates £2.3 million iPhone 6

Goldgenie creates £2.3 million iPhone 6

10 February, 2015 | comments (41)

Motorola lets you pick a wood or leather back for the Moto X (2015)? That's cute, Goldgenie lets you pick between diamonds, sapphires, rubies, topaz and emeralds to put on your 24K Gold, Rose gold or Platinum iPhone 6. Of course, those aren’t color...

Tags: iOS, Misc


Apple iOS 8.3 beta is seeding to registered developers

Apple iOS 8.3 beta is seeding to registered developers

09 February, 2015 | comments (6)

Apple began seeding iOS 8.3 beta to registered developers. The Cupertino giant launched the new build barely a week after it released iOS 8.2 beta 5, thus indicating that it is hard at work on improving its mobile OS. The latest iOS build...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iOS 9 tipped to focus on bug fixes and stability improvements

Apple iOS 9 tipped to focus on bug fixes and stability improvements

09 February, 2015 | comments (63)

According to a new report online, Apple’s upcoming iOS 9 will not bring the usual host of new features as its predecessors. Codenamed Monarch, Cupertino’s next major iOS release will focus on bug fixes and overall stability improvements....

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iOS overtakes Android in the US in Q4 2014, report says

iOS overtakes Android in the US in Q4 2014, report says

04 February, 2015 | comments (73)

If you needed more proof about how successful Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been, especially in the US market, then this is going to be it. According to the analysts at Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, iOS has managed to take the lead from...

Tags: Android, iOS


72% of Apple devices running iOS8 already

72% of Apple devices running iOS8 already

04 February, 2015 | comments (22)

This month's numbers for iOS distribution are in and the current iOS8 claims 72%, Apple reports. The information is based on App Store access statistics and is current as of February 2. iOS8 is up a notch from last month's 68% while iOS7...

Tags: iOS


Apple iOS 8.2 beta 5 goes out to developers

Apple iOS 8.2 beta 5 goes out to developers

02 February, 2015 | comments (15)

Apple iOS 8.2 beta 5 is now seeding to registered developers. The 258MB large update is available over-the-air or through the iOS Dev Center. The latest iOS developer build brings bug fixes and improvements. Version 8.2 is going to be a major...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Amosu's limited edition pink iPhone 6 isn't easy to look at

Amosu's limited edition pink iPhone 6 isn't easy to look at

29 January, 2015 | comments (14)

Amosu is known for its love of all things shiny and expensive, and for pairing those things with smartphones from time to time. The results are obviously not for mere mortals, but people who can afford to spend small fortunes on bespoke mobile...

Tags: Amosu, Apple, iOS


SA: 1 billion Android devices shipped in 2014 alone

SA: 1 billion Android devices shipped in 2014 alone

29 January, 2015 | comments (63)

This quarter Apple reached an important milestone – it sold its billionth iOS device (that's since the first one). Meanwhile, 1 billion Androids shipped over the last year alone, as reported by Strategy Analytics. The analyst firm estimates 1.3...