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Apple posts record breaking financial results for Q1, 2013

Apple posts record breaking financial results for Q1, 2013

24 January, 2013 | comments (112)

Apple has announced the financial results for the first quarter of the 2013 fiscal year (which ended in December 29, 2012) with some record breaking numbers. The following table shows the results of the first quarter, compared to results from the...

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Apple ships 52 million iPhones in Q4 2012

Apple ships 52 million iPhones in Q4 2012

16 January, 2013 | comments (118)

Last week we heard plenty of rumors about Apple having cut orders for the new iPhone 5 due to lower than expected demand. While it has gone as far as to affect Apple's stock prices, it may not have been entirely true. According to one analyst Apple...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Phil Schiller dismisses rumors of Apple making a cheap iPhone

Phil Schiller dismisses rumors of Apple making a cheap iPhone

11 January, 2013 | comments (136)

We have been hearing rumors of Apple working on a cheaper iPhone, something that is backed by both The Wall Street Journal as well as Bloomberg. But it seems that may not be the case after all. In an interview with China's Shanghai Evening...


Side-loading apps on iOS without jailbreak - now possible

Side-loading apps on iOS without jailbreak - now possible

02 January, 2013 | comments (53)

Whatever made the Hackulous team shut down Installous yesterday is surely giving a push to other even easier alternatives for side-loading (and, as is often the case pirating) iOS apps. Two of them are getting quite a lot of attention since...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple to replace Samsung with TSMC for the A6X chips

Apple to replace Samsung with TSMC for the A6X chips

02 January, 2013 | comments (93)

We got new reports of Apple working towards breaking the ties with Samsung. The company is reportedly moving the production of quad-core A6X chips out of Samsung's factories. It's no secret the Korean company has been doing lots of manufacturing...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Misc, Rumors


Apple's Tim Cook earns almost 99% less in 2012

Apple's Tim Cook earns almost 99% less in 2012

28 December, 2012 | comments (50)

Tim Cook, in his first year as CEO of Apple after the late Steve Jobs, earned $1.4 million in salary this year, along with $2.8 million in bonuses. This is significantly less than his 2011 earnings of $378 million. According to Reuters, Cook's...

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Nielsen totals for 2012 see Google dominate the US

Nielsen totals for 2012 see Google dominate the US

21 December, 2012 | comments (83)

The Nielsen Company, one of the global leaders in consumer market research and trend analysis, has released its Nielsen Tops of 2012 report, which looks at the top Web and mobile companies between January and October of 2012. On all fronts,...

Tags: Apple, Google


Apple has 53.3% of US sales in last trimester, Android strong in EU

Apple has 53.3% of US sales in last trimester, Android strong in EU

21 December, 2012 | comments (82)

According to data gathered by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech Apple has secured a 53.3% sales share in the US in the 12 weeks ending on November 25. The main culprit for the impressive result is the iPhone 5. Apple has passed the 50% mark for the first...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, HTC, Nokia, Sony


iSuppli: Samsung tops Nokia as the cellphone top dog in 2012

iSuppli: Samsung tops Nokia as the cellphone top dog in 2012

19 December, 2012 | comments (125)

IHS iSuppli has released a preliminary forecast report for the total shipments of cellphone companies in 2012 and has unsurprisingly it shows that that Samsung is in the lead. This is the first time in 14 years that a company other than Nokia has...


Judge throws out Samsung's claim of jury misconduct

Judge throws out Samsung's claim of jury misconduct

18 December, 2012 | comments (41)

The Apple vs. Samsung legal battle in the US courts is back in the news again. As you may know, Samsung had asked the court to look into a case of suspected jury misconduct, specifically into jury foreman Velvin Hogan, who may have been biased in...

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Apple sells two million iPhone 5 in China in opening weekend

Apple sells two million iPhone 5 in China in opening weekend

17 December, 2012 | comments (66)

Apple has just revealed that they sold over two million iPhone 5 in the first weekend in China, since it went on sale on December 14. This is pretty big news since analysts predicted a rather lukewarm response to Apple's latest smartphone in...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple found to infringe MobileMedia patents in US

Apple found to infringe MobileMedia patents in US

14 December, 2012 | comments (192)

Apple lost a weeklong patent infringement case brought by a patent-licensing company MobileMedia Ideas LLC, a company in which Nokia, Sony and MPEG LA own about a 10% stake. It took the jury just four hours of deliberation to find that the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


IDC: Samsung and Apple on top of connected devices market

IDC: Samsung and Apple on top of connected devices market

11 December, 2012 | comments (51)

Analysts at IDC took a look at the connected device market - a category that encompasses computers, tablets and smartphones - and found that the phone and tablet market has a strong influence on the performance of individual companies and will only...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Lenovo, HP, Sony


Best Buy offers $50 discount on iPhone 5 and 4S in the US

Best Buy offers $50 discount on iPhone 5 and 4S in the US

10 December, 2012 | comments (30)

Best Buy is offering a $50 discount on the iPhone 5 and 4S. The smartphones are available for all major carriers in the US that carry them - Verizon Wireless, AT&T and Sprint. You could arrange a device from Verizon and Sprint to be shipped...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


T-Mobile US will officially carry Apple products in 2013

T-Mobile US will officially carry Apple products in 2013

06 December, 2012 | comments (33)

T-Mobile US just took a major step in becoming more competitive. The carrier announced that it will officially carry Apple products beginning in 2013. The Big Magenta delivered the important news in a rather stealthy fashion. The...

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Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

03 December, 2012 | comments (156)

For a seventh consecutive month, the Samsung Galaxy S III is the most popular smartphone in the United Kingdom. The data compiled by uSwitch is based on live searches, pre-orders, as well as postpaid sales. Curiously, Apple's current...


Apple iPhone 5 hits 55 more countries this month

Apple iPhone 5 hits 55 more countries this month

03 December, 2012 | comments (113)

Apple is expanding the iPhone 5 availability to 55 new countries this month. On December 7 the Apple's thinnest and lightest is coming to the Samsung's homeland - South Korea. A week later, on December 14, the iPhone 5 will land in 33 more...


It could take Apple 12-18 months to break ties with Samsung

It could take Apple 12-18 months to break ties with Samsung

30 November, 2012 | comments (122)

In light of all the recent legal drama between Apple and Samsung, it's rumored that the Cupertino-based tech giant could be in the search for someone else to manufacture the proprietary Ax SoCs found in its smartphones and tablets. Tech analyst...

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iPhone 5, iPad 4 and iPad mini headed to China in December

iPhone 5, iPad 4 and iPad mini headed to China in December

30 November, 2012 | comments (38)

Today Apple announced the China launch details for its latest iOS-based gadgets - the iPhone 5, the iPad mini and the 4th generation iPad. The iPad 2 will be also available for purchase. The Wi-Fi versions of the three slates hit the shelves on...

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Unlocked iPhone 5 goes on sale in the US

Unlocked iPhone 5 goes on sale in the US

30 November, 2012 | comments (124)

The US market was one of the first to get the iPhone 5 on launch day. However, the only devices available until now were locked to carriers and available on contract. Well, if you stay in the US, you don't have to look at other countries to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI