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iOS 6.1.1 update released for the iPhone 4S

iOS 6.1.1 update released for the iPhone 4S

12 February, 2013 | comments (39)

Recently, there have been reports of the iPhone 4S having cellular performance issues after updating to the new iOS 6.1 update. Vodafone even suggested its customers not to upgrade to iOS 6.1 if they have an iPhone 4S. A few days later, Apple...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Australian parliament questions Apple and Microsoft on pricing

Australian parliament questions Apple and Microsoft on pricing

11 February, 2013 | comments (80)

In what seems to be a global first, the Australian Parliament has ordered Apple, Microsoft and Adobe System to appear before it and explain why their products are priced higher, despite the country's strong currency. The global companies will...


Supposed leaked images of the Apple iPhone 5S surface

Supposed leaked images of the Apple iPhone 5S surface

11 February, 2013 | comments (97)

Images of is supposedly an upcoming variant of the iPhone 5, the iPhone 5S, have surfaced. Not much is known about the phone which is speculated to be announced at some point this year, possibly alongside the iPhone 6. According to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Vodafone suggests its iPhone 4S users do not update to iOS 6.1

Vodafone suggests its iPhone 4S users do not update to iOS 6.1

09 February, 2013 | comments (58)

Apple had recently released the latest update for its iOS platform, improving LTE support and fixing a few bugs. Unfortunately, iOS 6.1 seems to be having issues with connecting to the internet, sending and receiving texts and also occasionally with...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Android on 37% of all phones shipped in Q4, iOS on 11%

Android on 37% of all phones shipped in Q4, iOS on 11%

08 February, 2013 | comments (40)

Analysts at Canalys are done crunching the numbers and released a report on the state of mobile phones in the final quarter last year. Phone shipments (438.1 million units in total) were flat year on year, but that’s at the expense of feature...


comScore shows Apple and Samsung even stronger in US

comScore shows Apple and Samsung even stronger in US

07 February, 2013 | comments (18)

The latest comScore mobile market share report for the US shows the trends from the previous trimester continue into the three month period ending in December 2012. Some 125.9 million Americans own smartphones in the US, with Apple and Samsung...


ITC to rule on Apple's complaint against Samsung on August 1

ITC to rule on Apple's complaint against Samsung on August 1

06 February, 2013 | comments (38)

Apple and Samsung are fighting a fierce patent war on several fronts, but one of those engagements will be resolved in the beginning of August. Originally scheduled for January 23, the final ruling will decide if Apple will win the US import ban...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


Apple to allegedly lose rights to the iPhone name in Brazil

Apple to allegedly lose rights to the iPhone name in Brazil

06 February, 2013 | comments (61)

Apple is on the verge of losing the rights to the iPhone name in Brazil, Reuters reports. The country's copyright regulator might forbid the Cupertino giant to use the iPhone trademark in Latin America's biggest market, giving this right to the...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


evasi0n, the first ever iOS 6 untethered jailbreak, goes live

evasi0n, the first ever iOS 6 untethered jailbreak, goes live

04 February, 2013 | comments (111)

The hacking community has been hard at work to crack Apple's defenses in iOS 6 and the A6 chip inside the iPhone 5 ever since their debut last year. And while the waiting was long, it's now finally over and the jailbreak is publicly...


Galaxy Nexus sales resume as court denies Apple's request

Galaxy Nexus sales resume as court denies Apple's request

01 February, 2013 | comments (72)

The rivalry between the Apple and Samsung had led to an injunction on the Samsung's Galaxy Nexus, which was reversed later by an appeals court. Apple had then asked the court to reconsider, but the case is now over as Apple's request has been...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Strategy Analytics: Apple top phone maker in US for Q4

Strategy Analytics: Apple top phone maker in US for Q4

01 February, 2013 | comments (54)

Android and iOS are locked in a tug-of-war that has been going on for a few years and competing OSes are falling to the wayside. Samsung (the biggest Android player) and Apple (the only iOS gadget maker) are busy fighting it out too and Strategy...

Tags: Android, iOS, Samsung, Apple, LG


Samsung found to not have willfully infringed Apple's patents

Samsung found to not have willfully infringed Apple's patents

30 January, 2013 | comments (77)

Ever since the jury in the Apple vs. Samsung legal battle decided that Samsung was guilty of infringing upon Apple's patents, the Korean giant has been working hard to reduce the damages that it has to pay Apple, or at least not have them...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


Apple outs iOS 6.1, widens LTE support

Apple outs iOS 6.1, widens LTE support

28 January, 2013 | comments (102)

Apple has just rolled out an update to iOS bringing it to version 6.1. The latest iOS brings LTE support for 36 additional carriers offering the iPhone and 23 offering the iPad. Siri is also updated and allows you to purchase movie tickets...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


iPhone 5S targeted for a July launch, iPads coming in October

iPhone 5S targeted for a July launch, iPads coming in October

26 January, 2013 | comments (211)

The rumors of next generation iPad and iPhone are already starting to pick up steam. According to the latest report from iLounge, the iPhone 5S is said to enter mass production in July. Note the start of the mass production is usually a few...


Huawei now in top 3 smartphone makers as Samsung extends lead

Huawei now in top 3 smartphone makers as Samsung extends lead

25 January, 2013 | comments (74)

Samsung and Apple have posted strong Q4 numbers with smartphone shipments reaching tens of millions of units, but as IDC points out in its latest report they were the only winners in 2012. Two Chinese companies have now made it to the top 5 of the...


Apple-Samsung patent ruling to be reviewed by the ITC

Apple-Samsung patent ruling to be reviewed by the ITC

24 January, 2013 | comments (48)

The US International Trade Commission will review ruling, which could lead to an import ban on few devices from Samsung. The ITC will be reviewing the preliminary ruling, which found the Samsung smartphones and few tablets breaching upon the...


Apple posts record breaking financial results for Q1, 2013

Apple posts record breaking financial results for Q1, 2013

24 January, 2013 | comments (112)

Apple has announced the financial results for the first quarter of the 2013 fiscal year (which ended in December 29, 2012) with some record breaking numbers. The following table shows the results of the first quarter, compared to results from the...

Tags: Apple


Apple ships 52 million iPhones in Q4 2012

Apple ships 52 million iPhones in Q4 2012

16 January, 2013 | comments (118)

Last week we heard plenty of rumors about Apple having cut orders for the new iPhone 5 due to lower than expected demand. While it has gone as far as to affect Apple's stock prices, it may not have been entirely true. According to one analyst Apple...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Phil Schiller dismisses rumors of Apple making a cheap iPhone

Phil Schiller dismisses rumors of Apple making a cheap iPhone

11 January, 2013 | comments (136)

We have been hearing rumors of Apple working on a cheaper iPhone, something that is backed by both The Wall Street Journal as well as Bloomberg. But it seems that may not be the case after all. In an interview with China's Shanghai Evening...


Side-loading apps on iOS without jailbreak - now possible

Side-loading apps on iOS without jailbreak - now possible

02 January, 2013 | comments (53)

Whatever made the Hackulous team shut down Installous yesterday is surely giving a push to other even easier alternatives for side-loading (and, as is often the case pirating) iOS apps. Two of them are getting quite a lot of attention since...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI