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More Apple iPhone 5S concepts surface, suggest 2 screen sizes

More Apple iPhone 5S concepts surface, suggest 2 screen sizes

10 April, 2013 | comments (153)

We came across a couple of iPhone designs which we haven't seen before. The first appears to be made out of plastic and closely resembles the popular iPod Touch. It will allegedly be the rumored cheaper new iPhone. It also appears to have a slightly...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, Rumors


T-Mobile US launches iPhone 5 on April 12; 4/4S trade-in avalable

T-Mobile US launches iPhone 5 on April 12; 4/4S trade-in avalable

10 April, 2013 | comments (30)

T-Mobile USA announced today the pricing and availability of the iPhone 5 for their network. The carrier has kept its uncharacteristic promise to give Apple's latest and greatest with $0 upfront to its loyal iPhone users. The trade-in offer...

Tags: Apple, iOS, T-Mobile


Apple slide-to-unlock patent invalidated by the German court

Apple slide-to-unlock patent invalidated by the German court

05 April, 2013 | comments (192)

It seems Apple is going to lose its slide-to-unlock gesture patent, at least in the EU, since a German court has declared it invalid. Everything started last year when Apple won an injunction against Motorola Mobility and attempted to ban the...


comScore on US market: iOS on the rise, Android down

comScore on US market: iOS on the rise, Android down

05 April, 2013 | comments (166)

comScore has been keeping track of smartphone usage in the US and has noticed Apple and iOS rising over the three month period ending in February. Apple asserted itself as the top smartphone vendor in the country with a 38.4% market share (up 3.9...


Alleged iPhone 5S prototype pictured, is it the real deal?

Alleged iPhone 5S prototype pictured, is it the real deal?

04 April, 2013 | comments (275)

We received some interesting pictures of what is allegedly a prototype of the next Apple iPhone (5S, perhaps). While the pictures aren't of the best quality or taken in studio conditions they do reveal a lot about the pictured smartphone. For one...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iOS 7 behind schedule but will have significantly updated UI

iOS 7 behind schedule but will have significantly updated UI

03 April, 2013 | comments (81)

It seems the upcoming iOS 7 update is running behind schedule, according to the Daring Fireball. Engineers are now reportedly being pulled from the OS X 10.9 update to work on Apple's mobile operating system. While that may seem like a...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Tim Cook apologizes for iPhone warranty troubles in China

Tim Cook apologizes for iPhone warranty troubles in China

02 April, 2013 | comments (41)

Apple had come under fire from the Chinese media due to issues related to the warranty for the iPhone in China, related specifically to the iPhone 4 and the 4S. It seems instead of replacing the phones entirely, which require the company to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, iPhone


Apple iPhone 5 will go official on T-Mobile US next month

Apple iPhone 5 will go official on T-Mobile US next month

26 March, 2013 | comments (60)

After years of being left out of the privileged club, T-Mobile US will finally begin officially carrying Apple products. The most notable one to hit the carrier's shelves will be the Apple iPhone 5 which will be available for purchase next month, on...

Tags: Apple, iOS, T-Mobile


RUMOR: The next iPhone will likely be a marginal update

RUMOR: The next iPhone will likely be a marginal update

21 March, 2013 | comments (194)

Sources from the Apple supply chain are at it again. This time the rumors circulate around the end of May arrival of components, which would point to an arrival of the next iPhone in the the third quarter of this year. According to said sources...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Apple pushes iOS 6.1.3, fixes lockscreen bypass

Apple pushes iOS 6.1.3, fixes lockscreen bypass

19 March, 2013 | comments (105)

Apple has just released the iOS 6.1.3 update. It weighs just 18MB and fixes the issue allowing someone to bypass your secured lockscreen. The update also brings some improvements for the Japanese Maps. The iOS 6.1.3 update is available now...

Tags: Apple, iOS


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...

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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