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Alleged Apple iPhone 6 front panel surfaces

Alleged Apple iPhone 6 front panel surfaces

02 March, 2014 | comments (204)

The dust has only just began to settle in the post-MWC 2014 mobile world and we already have the next storm coming from Rumorland. An front panel allegedly belonging to the Apple iPhone 6 has shown its face and has led further credence to the rumors...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Third-party apps can use Samsung's fingerprint scanner

Third-party apps can use Samsung's fingerprint scanner

27 February, 2014 | comments (74)

In a not so surprising move Samsung released its latest flagship with a fingerprint scanner just as rumors suggested. The home button on the Galaxy S5 does more than just unlocking the phone though. Samsung is also providing its fingerprint...


iPhone 6 to have Sapphire coating but no May release

iPhone 6 to have Sapphire coating but no May release

26 February, 2014 | comments (201)

Apple and Gorilla Glass will be parting ways with the release of their iPhone 6, as the Cupertino-based tech giant will be switching to sapphire screen-coating for their next line of smartphones. Sapphire coating has been used in high-end watches...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


MWC: HTC One awarded Best Smartphone, iPad Air - best tablet

MWC: HTC One awarded Best Smartphone, iPad Air - best tablet

25 February, 2014 | comments (197)

The GSM Association organizes the annual Mobile World Congress and along with it the traditional Global Mobile Awards (its 19th edition this year). More than 175 independent analysts, journalists, academics and subject matter experts throughout the...

Tags: HTC, Apple, Nokia, LG, MWC 2014


Samsung and Apple fail to reach out of court agreement

Samsung and Apple fail to reach out of court agreement

14 February, 2014 | comments (63)

Earlier in January, Reuters reported that Samsung Mobile division and Apple CEOs have agreed to conduct a meeting where they would attempt to reach an out-of-court agreement. One month later, reports are coming in that the JK Shin and Tim Cook have...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Misc


Gartner: smartphones outsold featurephones in 2013

Gartner: smartphones outsold featurephones in 2013

13 February, 2014 | comments (27)

According to analysts at Gartner, smartphones sales have exceeded featurephone sales for the first time in 2013. Smartphones accounted for 53.6% of sales in 2013, but in the fourth quarter alone they had a 57.6% share, showing their numbers are...


The iPhone 6 alleged pictures storming the internet are fake

The iPhone 6 alleged pictures storming the internet are fake

13 February, 2014 | comments (51)

A bunch of authentic looking photos of an alleged Apple iPhone 6 prototype have invaded the internet in just a few hours. They make the rounds on various websites, forums and social networks. The alleged iPhone 6 photos Those pictures...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Purported live photos of Apple iPhone 6 casing make the rounds

Purported live photos of Apple iPhone 6 casing make the rounds

12 February, 2014 | comments (73)

Live photos showing the alleged casing of the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 made the rounds on the web. The images give us a possible glimpse of Apple’s much awaited large-screen iPhone model. iPhone 6 alleged casing (click to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Smartphone sales in China grow 21.9% QoQ, Samsung stays on top

Smartphone sales in China grow 21.9% QoQ, Samsung stays on top

12 February, 2014 | comments (46)

Digitimes has conducted its own research on the Chinese smartphone market in Q4, concluding that sales have grown 21.9% over the previous quarter. That's quite a leap, but compared to the same quarter of last year the sales are 15.9%...


iOS 7.1 update will allegedly release in March

iOS 7.1 update will allegedly release in March

08 February, 2014 | comments (47)

Apple's upcoming and anticipated iOS 7.1 update will be arriving in March, according to 9to5Mac. Apple released the fifth beta to developers earlier this week and hopefully the GM will be out soon. iOS 7.1 is expected to bring several changes...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple sued for $2 Billion in Germany

Apple sued for $2 Billion in Germany

05 February, 2014 | comments (68)

Apple has been sued for $2 Billion by the German company, IPCom, due to alleged patent infringements. The patent is for mobile phones giving priority to emergency calls over a cellular network. IPCom purchased the patent from Robert Bosch, a...


Apple iPhone 6 will allegedly feature a 10 MP F/1.8 camera

Apple iPhone 6 will allegedly feature a 10 MP F/1.8 camera

05 February, 2014 | comments (118)

It's still pretty early to be talking about the next generation of Apple iPhone, but the latest report from a Chinese website suggests that the iPhone 5s successor will support an enhanced camera and improved filters over the current...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple launches iOS 7.0.5 iPhone update in several regions

Apple launches iOS 7.0.5 iPhone update in several regions

30 January, 2014 | comments (111)

Apple has just launched iOS 7.0.5 update for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. It makes some minor bugs go away and fixes network provisioning for Chinese models. According to user reports the new update is rolling out in China, Croatia, Germany...


Apple iPhone 5c sales fall short of expectations, Tim Cook admits

Apple iPhone 5c sales fall short of expectations, Tim Cook admits

28 January, 2014 | comments (80)

Apple put out its Q1 report and investors instantly spotted that the iPhone 5c, which replaced the iPhone 5, hasn’t been selling as well as expected. CEO Tim Cook is optimistic about Apple's performance with the iPhone 5s and 5c combo, but...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Russian carrier Megafon sells the iPhone again

Russian carrier Megafon sells the iPhone again

28 January, 2014 | comments (16)

Russia's second largest cell carrier, Megafon, has ended their ban on offering the iPhone to its customers, and has started selling Apple's smartphone once again. Megafon originally stopped offering the iPhone due to distribution disputes with...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple reports record revenue from the fiscal Q1 of 2014

Apple reports record revenue from the fiscal Q1 of 2014

27 January, 2014 | comments (37)

Apple announced its financial results for the fiscal Q1 2014. The Cupertino giant achieved record quarterly revenue of $57.6 billion. Net profit hit $13.1 billion or $14.50 per diluted share during the period which covers from October to December...

Tags: Apple


Apple denies that the NSA has iOS access

Apple denies that the NSA has iOS access

25 January, 2014 | comments (90)

We recently reported on the NSA's access to all iPhones, making each user's data visible to the watching eyes of the government agency. There was even some talk that Apple may have worked with the NSA, basically handing over a key to all of their...

Tags: iOS, Apple


Apple said to launch a pair of large-screen iPhones this year

Apple said to launch a pair of large-screen iPhones this year

23 January, 2014 | comments (106)

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Apple will launch two large-screen iPhone devices this year. The rumor falls right in line with a claim by Bloomberg from November last year, suggesting that Apple is working on an iPhone duo with...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Upcoming iOS 7 update to fix random reboots

Upcoming iOS 7 update to fix random reboots

23 January, 2014 | comments (63)

Some iPhone users have been reporting random rebooting on their phones ever since they updated to iOS 7. The phone would just go to the black (or white, depending upon the color of the phone) boot screen, before going back to the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple reportedly decided on a 4.8” display for next iPhone

Apple reportedly decided on a 4.8” display for next iPhone

22 January, 2014 | comments (111)

According to a note to investors by the Wall Street analyst Timothy Arcuri of Cowen and Company, Apple has already decided on the screen size of the next iPhone. The device will reportedly feature a 4.8” display when it goes official. The...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors