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Apple relaunching 8GB iPhone 4 in India to boost sales

Apple relaunching 8GB iPhone 4 in India to boost sales

14 January, 2014 | comments (142)

Apple is said to be re-releasing the iPhone 4 in India, specifically the 8GB model, according to The Economic Times. The move comes as a result to boost sales in the Indian market, which Apple has been losing to cheaper rivals running Android and...

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Apple looking to improve autofocus and OIS for new iPhone

Apple looking to improve autofocus and OIS for new iPhone

10 January, 2014 | comments (60)

A recent patent filed on behalf of Apple has made its way to the US Patents website, which details the development of a new camera stabilization mechanism. The "VCM OIS actuator module" is not only poised to reduce image blurriness, but will also...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Samsung and Apple agree on out-of-court talks

Samsung and Apple agree on out-of-court talks

09 January, 2014 | comments (46)

According to Reuters, Oh-Hyun Kwon and Tim Cook, CEOs of Samsung and Apple, respectively, have agreed on having talks outside court in an effort to reach a settlement in their latest patent battle. The report states that legal teams from both...

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 Alleged Apple iPhone 6 frame leaks

Alleged Apple iPhone 6 frame leaks

08 January, 2014 | comments (48)

It's still pretty early for believable leaks of the whole design (those start popping up closer to the announcement) but some parts are certainly already in testing so there might be something to this. Straight off Chinese leakster CTech...

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Apple working on a 5.7-inch iOS phablet

Apple working on a 5.7-inch iOS phablet

05 January, 2014 | comments (187)

According to an article posted on the Japanese version of Yahoo news, Apple plans to announce a whole new series of "big sized" iPhones, carrying a display of 5.7" or larger. These aren't to be confused with the iPhone 6, which has a planned...

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iPhone 6 to come in two sizes, Foxconn leaks claim

iPhone 6 to come in two sizes, Foxconn leaks claim

03 January, 2014 | comments (220)

Foxconn, the folks responsible for the production of Apple's iPhone, have oftentimes been the source of leaks either through actual employees or infiltrators. According to information coming out of China's Weibo platform, several Foxconn insiders...

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Apple denies working with the NSA

Apple denies working with the NSA

02 January, 2014 | comments (55)

One of the big issues of 2013 was digital surveillance by the NSA – many tech companies were affected, including Apple as German magazine Der Spiegel reported just recently. Apple responded to the allegations saying the company has never worked with...

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NSA is able to install spyware on  all iPhones

NSA is able to install spyware on all iPhones

31 December, 2013 | comments (111)

A leaked NSA document proves that the agency is capable of easily deploying spyware on all iPhones and can have access to user data including SMS messages, contacts, and even a user's location by utilizing cell tower information. What's even scarier...

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Best Buy drops iPhone 5s to $125, 5c to $0 on contract

Best Buy drops iPhone 5s to $125, 5c to $0 on contract

28 December, 2013 | comments (25)

The colorful Apple iPhone 5s and 5c launched at $200 and $100 on contract respectively back in September, but Best Buy has cut down the prices of both in the US and Canada. The iPhone 5s is normally $200, but Best Buy is offering the 16GB version...


Apple iOS 7.1 beta 3 now in developers' hands, out in March

Apple iOS 7.1 beta 3 now in developers' hands, out in March

24 December, 2013 | comments (36)

According to a report by BGR Apple has commenced the distribution process of iOS 7.1 to developer partners. More specifically, the Cupertino company is currently seeding the Beta 3 version of iOS 7.1, which naturally brings bugfixes and new...

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Apple iPhone 5s and 5c will land on China Mobile on January 17

Apple iPhone 5s and 5c will land on China Mobile on January 17

22 December, 2013 | comments (19)

The long-awaited arrival of the Apple iPhone family on China Mobile got an official date. Apple’s iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will hit the shelves of the largest carrier in the world on January 17, 2014. The two giants announced that they have...

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Target promo drops  iPhone 5s and 5c prices by $50

Target promo drops iPhone 5s and 5c prices by $50

21 December, 2013 | comments (13)

Target is running a promo for the Apple iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c until December 24. The first generation iPad Mini along with the latest iPad Air are also getting discounts for last minute Christmas shoppers. The first part of the promo is only...

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Apple iOS 7.1 beta 2 now seeding to developers

Apple iOS 7.1 beta 2 now seeding to developers

15 December, 2013 | comments (45)

The second beta version of the iOS 7.1 OS is now seeding to all the registered iOS developers. As usual, the newest firmware comes with several changes and bug fixes to enhance the overall performance. With the iOS 7.1 beta 2, we also get Touch...

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Goldgenie introduces full crystal iPhone 5s

Goldgenie introduces full crystal iPhone 5s

14 December, 2013 | comments (39)

Following the trio of gold Goldgenie iPhone 5s smartphones, the company has also unveiled a fourth one. Named the iPhone 5s Supernova, the special edition of Apple's latest smartphone is encrusted with Swarovski Crystals on the back and sides giving...

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iPhone 5s become best selling handset across all US carriers

iPhone 5s become best selling handset across all US carriers

13 December, 2013 | comments (126)

We have already seen the iPhone 5s blazing the global sales charts, thanks to a strong showing in China. But the phone is doing even better back in Apple's home country, securing the top spot across all major US carriers. According to...

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iPhone 5s outsells the Galaxy S4 to top the charts in October

iPhone 5s outsells the Galaxy S4 to top the charts in October

12 December, 2013 | comments (153)

The October sales reports are in and they show Apple's has found its form. The iPhone 5s has outsold the Galaxy S4, according to the research firm, Counterpoint. This was achieved, even though the iPhones weren't able to catch up with consumer...

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Samsung loses court battle with Apple in Korea

Samsung loses court battle with Apple in Korea

12 December, 2013 | comments (64)

Recently, Apple brought Samsung to court in the US alleging patent infringement and it ruled in its favor. After the loss abroad, Samsung experienced another loss on home turf - this time in a suit the Korean company itself has filed. Filed in...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Crystal Edition unveiled in Thailand

Samsung Galaxy S4 Crystal Edition unveiled in Thailand

10 December, 2013 | comments (23)

Samsung likes to slap on some bling on a Galaxy phone now and then and the Galaxy S4 is no exception. It's a limited run of 3,500 units so far only available on the Samsung Thailand site. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Crystal Edition is based on the...

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Walmart to offer iPhone 5s and 5c with no-contract plans this Friday

Walmart to offer iPhone 5s and 5c with no-contract plans this Friday

10 December, 2013 | comments (18)

US retailer Walmart has been selling Apple's iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c for a while now, but starting this Friday the two smartphones will be available on its own contract-free carriers Straight Talk Wireless and Net10 Wireless. The prices match...

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China Mobile will open iPhone pre-orders in three days

China Mobile will open iPhone pre-orders in three days

09 December, 2013 | comments (10)

China Mobile is opening iPhone pre-orders this Thursday (that's three days from now) ahead of launching its LTE network on December 18. The information comes straight off a carrier representative, who spoke to the Wall Street Journal. Customers...

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