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iPhone 6 dummy compared to iPhone 5s, Galaxy S5

iPhone 6 dummy compared to iPhone 5s, Galaxy S5

05 May, 2014 | comments (124)

We’ve seen a couple of alleged iPhone 6 dummies but this one is the most complete yet. Better still, the photos show it next to the current iPhone 5s and the Samsung Galaxy S5. If this dummy is the real deal, the new iPhone 6 will bring more than...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Plenty of active iPhone 4s devices point at huge upgrade cycle

Plenty of active iPhone 4s devices point at huge upgrade cycle

03 May, 2014 | comments (85)

The hotly anticipated iPhone 6 looks bound to be a bigger success than expected. Research data from Morgan Stanley which shows a huge number of active iPhone 4 and 4s devices points at a massive upgrade cycle in the making. The data which...

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Samsung to pay Apple $119 million for patent infringement

Samsung to pay Apple $119 million for patent infringement

03 May, 2014 | comments (134)

The Round 2 of Apple vs. Samsung legal war is coming to an end and once again Apple has ended up on the winning side. The US court has found Samsung guilty of infringing on two of Apple's patents and the company now has to pay Apple $119,625,000 in...


Apple shipping sapphire to China for iPhone 6 display

Apple shipping sapphire to China for iPhone 6 display

01 May, 2014 | comments (52)

It's not exactly a secret that the iPhone 6's display is going to be made out of sapphire for extra scratch resistance. Now UBS Research's first quarter preview on GT Advanced Technologies, which is the company that's been contracted by Apple to...

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Another Apple iPhone 6 dummy unit makes the rounds

Another Apple iPhone 6 dummy unit makes the rounds

30 April, 2014 | comments (102)

Yet another alleged Apple iPhone 6 dummy unit made the rounds online. The mockup is of much higher quality than the one we saw earlier today, thus potentially giving us a better look of the upcoming smartphone. Alleged iPhone 6 mockup...

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Alleged Apple iPhone 6 dummy shows updated design

Alleged Apple iPhone 6 dummy shows updated design

30 April, 2014 | comments (95)

We've seen alleged sketches of the Apple iPhone 6, which led to the creation of a 3D render of what the final deice might look like. Now, a "very reliable" source from China sent photos of a physical dummy of the device. The dummy looks like an...

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SA: Samsung and Apple lose ground to Huawei and Lenovo

SA: Samsung and Apple lose ground to Huawei and Lenovo

29 April, 2014 | comments (57)

Strategy Analytics has released its latest report on the smartphone market. The smartphone shipments worldwide throughout the Q1 this year grew 33% annually setting another record with 281 million units. The mobile phone shipments (including...


EU takes action to reduce smartphone patent wars

EU takes action to reduce smartphone patent wars

29 April, 2014 | comments (27)

The European Commission made a landmark ruling on Tuesday regarding an infringement claim by Motorola against Apple regarding the use of a standard-essential patent it had licensed. The Commission decreed that smartphone and tablet makers...


Apple initiates iPhone 5 power button replacement program

Apple initiates iPhone 5 power button replacement program

26 April, 2014 | comments (74)

Apple has initiated the iPhone 5 sleep/wake button replacement program for those with a malfunctioning button. Under this program, if you have an eligible iPhone 5, Apple will replace the button free of cost. Apple has determined that the...

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US customer satisfaction led by Apple, Samsung close second

US customer satisfaction led by Apple, Samsung close second

25 April, 2014 | comments (27)

J.D. Powers ran a customer satisfaction study in the US and results revealed interesting changes since the previous edition from 2011. Apple topped the charts across the board, beating Samsung on all major US carriers. That said, Samsung stayed...


Galaxy S5 outsells iPhone 5s over launch weekend

Galaxy S5 outsells iPhone 5s over launch weekend

24 April, 2014 | comments (111)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 scored more sales in its launch weekend than the iPhone 5s in its respective period. More specifically, the Galaxy S5 snug 25% and 18% of the smartphone market share in the USA and Canada for that period. The iPhone 5s did...


Apple announces better than expected fiscal Q2 2014 earnings

Apple announces better than expected fiscal Q2 2014 earnings

23 April, 2014 | comments (34)

Apple announced its financial results for the fiscal Q2 of 2014. The Cupertino giant beat the expectations by posting net profit of $10.2 billion, or $11.62 per diluted share from $45.6 billion of revenue. The above results are higher than...

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Google will help Samsung’s defense in its trial against Apple

Google will help Samsung’s defense in its trial against Apple

22 April, 2014 | comments (75)

Google will aid Samsung’s legal defense in the currently ongoing trial against Apple as part of a contractual obligation between the two tech behemoths. A Google lawyer who testified during the currently going trial revealed the arrangement. ...

Tags: Google, Apple, Android, iOS


Global smartphone shipments rise to 267 million in Q1, 2014

Global smartphone shipments rise to 267 million in Q1, 2014

18 April, 2014 | comments (41)

The Global smartphone shipments hit 266.9 million units in the first quarter of 2014, according to a report from market researcher TrendForce. The three month period, starting from January to March, saw a rise of 1.13% compared to the same period of...


A third of all Samsung Galaxy S5 upgrades leave an iPhone behind

A third of all Samsung Galaxy S5 upgrades leave an iPhone behind

17 April, 2014 | comments (176)

According to a report in The Telegraph, more than a third (38% to be precise) of the users who upgraded to a Samsung Galaxy S5 switched from an Apple iPhone. The data has been gathered from the mobile trade-in website CompareMyMobile. The...


New shots of alleged Apple iPhone 6 front panel leak

New shots of alleged Apple iPhone 6 front panel leak

15 April, 2014 | comments (121)

Factory floors out of China have long been sources of leaked shots of upcoming Apple devices, and apparently the anticipated iPhone 6 is no exception. The latest alleged shot has it next to an iPhone 5S, showing off the rumored larger screen of...

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comScore: Apple and Android continue to dominate in the US

comScore: Apple and Android continue to dominate in the US

05 April, 2014 | comments (17)

The latest comScore report on the trends in the US smartphone industry for the three months ending in February, 2014 is out. As one can expect, Apple is the top smartphone manufacturer with 41.3% market share, while the global market leader,...


Apple WWDC 2014 conference set for June 2-6

Apple WWDC 2014 conference set for June 2-6

03 April, 2014 | comments (22)

The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference is taking place in San Francisco starting June 2, Monday. It's going to last five days through June 6 and Apple says 1000 of its engineers and 5000 developers are going to attend. This year, Apple...

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The iPhone 6 screens could enter production as early as May

The iPhone 6 screens could enter production as early as May

01 April, 2014 | comments (59)

Sources close to Apple's supply chain are saying the bigger screens for the upcoming iPhone 6 could enter production as early as next month. This would suggest an autumn unveil and launch for the next iPhone, following recent tradition. Said...

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Samsung to enlist Google's help in latest court battle with Apple

Samsung to enlist Google's help in latest court battle with Apple

01 April, 2014 | comments (77)

In its most recent court spat, Samsung will be looking to key Google engineers to testify in its favor, and provide evidence that Android was developed independently of iOS. Jury selection begins this week in the most recent of a long series...