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Untethered GreenPois0n Absinthe jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 now out

Untethered GreenPois0n Absinthe jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 now out

25 May, 2012 | comments (108)

Even though we were anticipating a new jailbreak tool sooner or later, the unveiling came as a surprise today from the developer known as Pod2g. The Absinthe 2.0 was announced on-stage at the Hack in the Box 2012 in Amsterdam in a “one more thing”...

Tags: Apple, Touch UI


Leaked iPod Touch parts indicate a 4.1 inch screen

Leaked iPod Touch parts indicate a 4.1 inch screen

23 May, 2012 | comments (115)

An electronics manufacturer released a set of pictures showing the front panel of what is supposedly the next generation iPod Touch. And as you know, the iPod Touches and the iPhone of the same generation usually share the same screen size and...


iPhone with 3.9-inch 640 x 1136 pixel display in testing

iPhone with 3.9-inch 640 x 1136 pixel display in testing

22 May, 2012 | comments (175)

Two iPhones are reportedly currently in testing over at Apple - codenamed N41AP (or 5,1) and N42AP (5,2). They are enclosed in generic cases to hide the design and offer larger displays with a higher resolution. The exact specs of the new display...


HTC flagships' US shipments get delayed for Apple patent violation

HTC flagships' US shipments get delayed for Apple patent violation

16 May, 2012 | comments (76)

HTC just took a massive hit in its patent war with Apple. The import of the company’s duo of U.S. bound Android flagships – the HTC One X for AT&T and the HTC EVO 4G LTE has been delayed indefinitely by the US Customs because of potential...


Apple releases iOS 5.1.1 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

Apple releases iOS 5.1.1 update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

08 May, 2012 | comments (75)

Apple released iOS 5.1.1 today for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It is just a minor update that focuses on bug fixing rather than adding any new features. The following is the official changelog for the new update. As you can tell from...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple and Samsung get 99% of the total mobile phone profits

Apple and Samsung get 99% of the total mobile phone profits

04 May, 2012 | comments (105)

Looks like it's a grim time to be a mobile phone manufacturer if you are not Apple or Samsung. According to the latest report by Asymco, Apple and Samsung accounted for 99 percent of the total mobile phone profits, with HTC taking the remaining 1...


Canalys: China is now a bigger smartphone market than the US

Canalys: China is now a bigger smartphone market than the US

03 May, 2012 | comments (46)

It's a time of change in the smartphone world and we've seen various analysts chime in. Now Canalys released its report and it contains an interesting detail - the US is no longer the biggest smartphone market in the world, as China overtook...


Phone maker and OS market shares: Samsung rises, Nokia slips

Phone maker and OS market shares: Samsung rises, Nokia slips

02 May, 2012 | comments (108)

Those who keep score, Samsung recently overtook Nokia as the top mobile vendor in the world. Analysts from IDC and comScore have published their own studies that bring detailed info on the standings of phone makers and also mobile OS market...


Apple is violating a Motorola patent, judge confirms

Apple is violating a Motorola patent, judge confirms

25 April, 2012 | comments (65)

The never-ending patent war in the mobile world wages on. This time it's Apple that may have found themselves in hot water after an ITC judge found the Cupertino-based company guilty of infringing on one of Motorola Mobility's patents. Motorola...

Tags: Motorola, Apple


Apple and Samsung CEOs to meet in SF court for settlement talks

Apple and Samsung CEOs to meet in SF court for settlement talks

18 April, 2012 | comments (47)

The legal battle between Apple and Samsung has gone on for too long and it's not just us but even the US court feels the same. Which is why judge Lucy Koh has asked CEOs of both companies to sit down and settle the matter once and for all....


Golden Dreams unveils custom iPhone 4S with diamonds, gold

Golden Dreams unveils custom iPhone 4S with diamonds, gold

12 April, 2012 | comments (50)

Switzerland-based brand Golden Dreams just unveiled a special luxury edition of Apple's iPhone 4S. The device is an iPhone 4S 64GB and it comes with a choice of five different high-class finishes - two Desert editions with alligator leather, Gold...

Tags: Apple, Luxury, Misc


Fu Chunli from China downloaded the 25 billionth App Store app

Fu Chunli from China downloaded the 25 billionth App Store app

27 March, 2012 | comments (51)

You may already know that a certain Ms. Fu Chunli from China was the person who ended up downloading the 25 billionth app from the App Store. As usual, Apple caller her up and offered to fly her to Beijing where she will be presented her prize, the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple to offer royalty-free license to nano-SIM patent

Apple to offer royalty-free license to nano-SIM patent

26 March, 2012 | comments (68)

A few days ago, we reported that Apple is locking horns with other companies, primarily Nokia, regarding the design of the nano-SIM, the next generation of the SIM design that will be dramatically smaller than even the current micro-SIM. Both...

Tags: Apple, Nokia


Developer stats show quick adoption of iOS 5.1 by users

Developer stats show quick adoption of iOS 5.1 by users

25 March, 2012 | comments (37)

iOS users have historically been shown to quickly upgrade to the latest update compared to other platforms and with the latest release of iOS 5.1 this seems truer than ever. Developer David Smith who created the app Audiobooks, a universal app...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Reuters: Apple iPhone 5 to launch in Q2 with a 4.6-inch LCD

Reuters: Apple iPhone 5 to launch in Q2 with a 4.6-inch LCD

22 March, 2012 | comments (223)

We are still several months away from the iPhone 5 launch, but we are still getting the occasional rumor about the next Apple smartphone. We just got a particularly juicy one, courtesy of Reuters. The international news agency quoted an unnamed...


Apple, Nokia, Motorola and RIM argue over the nano-SIM design

Apple, Nokia, Motorola and RIM argue over the nano-SIM design

21 March, 2012 | comments (95)

Giesecke & Devrient, the German company that invented the SIM card, recently came up with the idea of the nano-SIM. This new, even smaller version of the SIM is only a third of the already tiny micro-SIM and will help device manufacturers save some...

Tags: Apple, Nokia, Motorola, RIM


iFixit has begun Apple iPad 3 disassembly, secrets lie ahead

iFixit has begun Apple iPad 3 disassembly, secrets lie ahead

15 March, 2012 | comments (137)

As usual, iFixit are doing what they do best - tearing stuff down. And now, after a short wait, the new 2012 iPad is in their possession being disassembled at the time of writing. And right off the bat something interesting pops up. The ultra...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


ComScore: Android has nearly 50% of US market, iOS grows too

ComScore: Android has nearly 50% of US market, iOS grows too

08 March, 2012 | comments (67)

ComScore released their regularly scheduled report on the mobile phone market in the US - the big news is that the number of smartphones in the country has crossed the 100 million mark for the first time. The report covers the three month period...


Samsung Mobile chief states 'No compromise!' in Apple patent war

Samsung Mobile chief states 'No compromise!' in Apple patent war

08 March, 2012 | comments (83)

Apple's alleged offer to Samsung for settling in one of their patent infringement cases, where Samsung would pay Apple from $5 to $15 per device, hasn't met positive reactions in the Korean headquarters. Shin Jong-kyun, Samsung's head of...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


Apple increases download limit for OTA App Store downloads

Apple increases download limit for OTA App Store downloads

08 March, 2012 | comments (29)

Apple has finally decided to increase the download limit for the App Store. Previously, if you had to download an app, podcast or any other content on your iOS device using the network connection, you would have to put up with the 20MB download...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI