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Apple lose iPhone name in Mexico, revise statement in UK

Apple lose iPhone name in Mexico, revise statement in UK

02 November, 2012 | comments (217)

Update: As The Verge has explained in their post on the matter, it seems there has been a misunderstanding over what actually happened in Mexico and what everyone thought had happened. As it turns out, Apple intended to cancel the 'iFone' patent...


Apple issues iOS 6.0.1 update, fixes mainly iPhone 5 issues

Apple issues iOS 6.0.1 update, fixes mainly iPhone 5 issues

01 November, 2012 | comments (137)

Today Apple released a minor update for its iOS 6 mobile platform. This is the first OTA update to come since iOS 6 was seeded to users and it comes to fix an issue with horizontal lines over the keyboard of the iPhone 5, camera flash issues, Wi-Fi...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Scott Forstall, senior VP of iOS, to leave Apple in 2013

Scott Forstall, senior VP of iOS, to leave Apple in 2013

30 October, 2012 | comments (64)

Apple has announced some major changes in the company's management, starting with the exit of senior vice-president of iOS software Scott Forstall from the company. Forstall will leave Apple in 2013 and till then will act as an advisor to CEO Tim...

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Apple Q3 report: iPhone sales down, but profit still strong

Apple Q3 report: iPhone sales down, but profit still strong

25 October, 2012 | comments (84)

Apple has just posted its report for the third quarter of the year and things are looking healthy for the Cupertino-based company. The revenue was $36 billion and the net profit stood at $8.2 billion, both of those comparing very favorably to the...

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Apple introduces 7.9-inch iPad mini, coming on November 2

Apple introduces 7.9-inch iPad mini, coming on November 2

23 October, 2012 | comments (282)

The Apple iPad mini rumors have been around for ages, but the slate finally went official. Apple has just introduced the latest iOS slate – the 7.9-inch iPad mini. The late Steve Jobs famously slammed 7-inch slates for having no real-life...

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Apple announces iPad 4th generation with an A6X chipset

Apple announces iPad 4th generation with an A6X chipset

23 October, 2012 | comments (138)

Everyone expected today’s Apple event to be all about the iPad mini, but it turned out that the Cupertino-based company had a surprise for us. Apple unveiled the fourth generation of its iPad iOS-running tablet. The Apple iPad 4 comes with a...

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Apple's overscroll-bounce patent has been invalidated in the US

Apple's overscroll-bounce patent has been invalidated in the US

23 October, 2012 | comments (116)

The tide of the patent war seems to be turning against Apple lately - the latest victim is the patent of the rubber band effect when you reach the end of a list while scrolling (most often referred to as overscroll-bounce). Apple used that...

Tags: Apple, Misc


Japanese court rejects Samsung's case against Apple

Japanese court rejects Samsung's case against Apple

23 October, 2012 | comments (74)

Samsung had filed a case in Japan back in September asking to block the sales of all the iPhones. According to Samsung, the iPhone 4 and the 4S were infringing on their patents regarding the technology used in the downloading of apps and the...

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus US injunction gets reversed

Samsung Galaxy Nexus US injunction gets reversed

11 October, 2012 | comments (99)

The injunction banning the sale of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in the United States has been reversed by US appeals court. According to the decision, Apple could not present sufficient evidence, relating consumer demand for the Android smartphone to...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


Apple addresses complaints over iPhone 5 camera issue

Apple addresses complaints over iPhone 5 camera issue

08 October, 2012 | comments (264)

Ever since the iPhone 5 went on sale, some of the users have been complaining about the purple haze seen when a bright light source is just visible in the frame. Apple has finally responded to these complaints on their support website, saying...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple apologizes for Maps fiasco, suggest you try the competition

Apple apologizes for Maps fiasco, suggest you try the competition

27 September, 2012 | comments (333)

In an unprecedented move, Apple's CEO Tim Cook published a letter on the company's website, admitting that Apple's new maps service isn't up to par with the competition. In the letter, Tim Cook goes on to say that the Apple Maps app has...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


A look inside the new proprietary Apple A6 chipset

A look inside the new proprietary Apple A6 chipset

26 September, 2012 | comments (117)

Ever since the iPhone 5 announcement, it's been a mystery what exactly makes the new A6 processor tick. We've already seen its impressive performance benchmarked, but now we get to take a closer look at the architecture itself. A new...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


DisplayMate tests the displays of the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III

DisplayMate tests the displays of the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III

25 September, 2012 | comments (258)

Popular display analyzing company DisplayMate has decided to put the iPhone 5 through its various highly scientific tests and pit it against the Galaxy S III. The 4.8-inch Super AMOLED HD display of the Samsung flagship faces the 4-inch IPS LCD...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Apple sells 5 million iPhone 5's in the first three days alone

Apple sells 5 million iPhone 5's in the first three days alone

24 September, 2012 | comments (242)

Flagship smartphones sell by the millions and that's a given. Some 2 million people pre-ordered the new iPhone 5 and the total number of sold devices in the three days since the launch on September 21 has reached and surpassed 5 million...


Apple iPhone 5 aluminum shell plagued by chipping issues

Apple iPhone 5 aluminum shell plagued by chipping issues

22 September, 2012 | comments (779)

It seems to have become a routine now. Every year Apple releases a new iPhone and while most of the customers are delighted a subset of buyers pull the short end of the stick. With the iPhone 4, it was the antennagate issue, with the iPhone 4S it...

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Apple iPhone 5's A6 chipset performance examined in detail

Apple iPhone 5's A6 chipset performance examined in detail

22 September, 2012 | comments (475)

Ever since the Apple iPhone 5 was announced, the A6 chipset which powers it has been something of a riddle. With Apple mentioning nothing on the exact specifications, we had to wait another week to find the core count and architecture, as well as...

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Apple iPhone 5 sales prediction for the weekend set at 8 million

Apple iPhone 5 sales prediction for the weekend set at 8 million

21 September, 2012 | comments (217)

The Apple iPhone 5 is already here and just about every analyst out there is busy trying to predict how it will do in its first weekend of availability. One of them, however, really impressed us with its non-traditional research methods. Gene...

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Apple iPhone 5 goes on sale, 9 countries get it today

Apple iPhone 5 goes on sale, 9 countries get it today

21 September, 2012 | comments (113)

The Apple iPhone 5 is finally hitting the shelves. Sales begin in 9 countries today, which is the biggest number for an iPhone debut so far, with 22 more lined up to join the fun on September 28. The lucky markets to get the iPhone 5 today...

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Samsung to pursue iPhone 5 sales ban over LTE patents infringement

Samsung to pursue iPhone 5 sales ban over LTE patents infringement

20 September, 2012 | comments (378)

It was a long time coming, but now it has been officially confirmed - Samsung is going to pursue a ban on the US sales of the Apple iPhone 5. The Koreans believe that the latest iOS smartphone infringes on at least 8 of their LTE patents. The...

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Apple iOS 6 starts seeding to iDevices around the globe

Apple iOS 6 starts seeding to iDevices around the globe

19 September, 2012 | comments (237)

Apple has just started seeding its latest iOS 6 to iDevices around the globe. If you own a 4S, 4, 3GS or iPad 2, new iPad and iPod Touch you can expect to get the update in the following hours. This is the first iOS release that's available...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI