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Apple iPhone 5 and 4S top global smartphone shipments for Q4 2012

Apple iPhone 5 and 4S top global smartphone shipments for Q4 2012

20 February, 2013 | comments (365)

According to the latest report from the Strategy Analytics, Apple iPhone 5 was the best-selling smartphone in the world for the the fourth quarter of 2012. Surprisingly, the second spot was taken by Apple's iPhone 4S, leaving the Samsung's...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Apple iOS 6.1.2 is out, fixes a single bug

Apple iOS 6.1.2 is out, fixes a single bug

19 February, 2013 | comments (81)

Apple has just released the iOS 6.1.2 update for all iOS 6-compatible iGadgets. The OTA update weighs just 12.6 MB and according to Apple was delivered to fix a single bug. Here is the official changelog: Fixes and Exchange calendar bug that...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple A7 chipset for iPhone 5S photographed in the wild?

Apple A7 chipset for iPhone 5S photographed in the wild?

18 February, 2013 | comments (106)

The iPhone 5 should be getting an update soon – the iPhone 5S probably – but what could that update be? The closer we get to launch, the more likely it is one of the parts suppliers will let something slip, like the motherboard of the new...


Analyst: Samsung to manufacture 100 million Galaxy S IV phones

Analyst: Samsung to manufacture 100 million Galaxy S IV phones

14 February, 2013 | comments (441)

The Samsung Galaxy S IV is guaranteed to be one of the hottest sellers and after crushing the numbers, analysts have predicted that the next Samsung flagship might cause headaches to Apple. Peter Misek from Jefferies & Company wrote a note to...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Rumors


Samsung and Apple held 52% of the smartphone market in Q4

Samsung and Apple held 52% of the smartphone market in Q4

13 February, 2013 | comments (70)

Gartner, the popular analyst company has released its quarterly report, which shows that Samsung and Apple continue their domination in the smartphone market, while the third place is up for grabs. Sales report of Q4 and 2012...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Huawei


Google will pay Apple $1 billion to power search in iOS for 2014

Google will pay Apple $1 billion to power search in iOS for 2014

12 February, 2013 | comments (103)

Apple has been pushing hard to scrub all traces of Google from its iOS cash cow (including dropping Google Maps in a controversial move), but it seems that Google is willing to pay big lumps of cash to stay on. According to analysts at Morgan...

Tags: Google, Apple, iOS


Google starts rolling out the Android 4.2.2 update

Google starts rolling out the Android 4.2.2 update

12 February, 2013 | comments (82)

Google has started rolling out the Android 4.2.2 update for its Nexus devices, as reported by several users online. The update is currently being rolled out the GSM variant of the Galaxy Nexus, the Nexus 7 and the Nexus 10. As usual, there is...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


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