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Phil Schiller bashes the Galaxy S4, says it runs on dated OS

Phil Schiller bashes the Galaxy S4, says it runs on dated OS

14 March, 2013 | comments (384)

Apple's senior vice president of marketing - Phil Schiller - bashed Samsung and Google in an interview, hours before the Galaxy S IV announcement. Schiller claims Samsung is launching the Galaxy S IV "with a year-old operating system" and the...


Samsung, Apple to use wireless charging on their phones?

Samsung, Apple to use wireless charging on their phones?

08 March, 2013 | comments (86)

Wireless charging tech has been around for a few years now, but 2013 might be the year it finally goes mainstream. Industry sources say that Samsung and Apple are both working on wireless charging for their 2013 flagships smartphones. Samsung is...


Apple wins patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung in UK

Apple wins patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung in UK

08 March, 2013 | comments (153)

The Apple vs. Samsung legal kerfuffle continues, with the latest round going in favor of Apple. According to a UK court, Apple was not found guilty of infringing upon three of Samsung's patents. Samsung had claimed in court that Apple was...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Nokia joins Apple to secure injunction against Samsung

Nokia joins Apple to secure injunction against Samsung

07 March, 2013 | comments (800)

In a surprising move, Nokia will be supporting its market rival Apple to secure injunctions on several Samsung's product. The Finnish manufacturer will remain the only alien company to support the Cupertino giant in its appeal. Nokia in its...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Nokia


Next Apple iPhone might feature a smart stylus, rumor suggests

Next Apple iPhone might feature a smart stylus, rumor suggests

05 March, 2013 | comments (271)

As the rumor has it Apple might be working on a smart stylus for its next-gen iPhone 6. It should work the similar way as the Note and Note II S-Pens but support even more functionality. You should definitely take this one with a healthy pinch of...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple gets reduced damages in the mega trial vs. Samsung

Apple gets reduced damages in the mega trial vs. Samsung

01 March, 2013 | comments (286)

Samsung got a reduction on the $1.05 billion of damages it was ordered to pay Apple last year. Judge Lucy Koh, who presided over the mega trial ordered a reevaluation of $450.5 million of the initial damages awarded to Apple to take place in a new...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Judge from Samsung vs. Apple case is on Samsung's legal team

Judge from Samsung vs. Apple case is on Samsung's legal team

28 February, 2013 | comments (53)

Not so long ago a UK judge ordered Apple to post on its website that Samsung didn’t copy the iPad, but then he wasn’t pleased with Apple’s execution of his order and made the company do it again, properly. Remember? Guess who that judge is working...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Misc


Court rules Apple is to pay $330K a day over Facetime patents

Court rules Apple is to pay $330K a day over Facetime patents

28 February, 2013 | comments (67)

Last November a jury in Texas decided that Apple was to pay VirnetX, a firm that holds patents relative to Apple services FaceTime and iMessage, royalties that amount to $368 million. On Tuesday evening that ruling was upheld and the four patents in...

Tags: Apple


HTC One vs. iPhone 5 camera shootout surfaces, we compare

HTC One vs. iPhone 5 camera shootout surfaces, we compare

23 February, 2013 | comments (189)

Introduction HTC made a big splash the other day with the announcement of its next flagship, HTC One. Besides the general upgrades in almost all departments, it also presented us with a new type of camera. First of all, it's part of an elite club...


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