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Apple's court filings reveal early iPhone designs

Apple's court filings reveal early iPhone designs

27 July, 2012 | comments (99)

The legal battle between Apple and Samsung may have become tiring to some but you can't deny the juiciness of some of the secrets that have been uncovered through internal documents since the two started going at each other. Case in point being...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Samsung Galaxy S III update does away with universal search

Samsung Galaxy S III update does away with universal search

25 July, 2012 | comments (98)

The latest 'stability' update for the international Samsung Galaxy S III no longer lets you search your local data (such as contacts and media files), due to legal pressure from Apple. This comes after a similar patch removed universal search...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


Apple reports third quarter results, makes $8.8 billion in profit

Apple reports third quarter results, makes $8.8 billion in profit

25 July, 2012 | comments (72)

Apple today announced the results of the third financial quarter of the year and as usual the numbers are impressive. The company reported a quarterly revenue of $35 billion, with quarterly net profit of $8.8 billion. Compared to this, last...

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Next iPhone will feature a 19-pin connector, Reuters confirms

Next iPhone will feature a 19-pin connector, Reuters confirms

23 July, 2012 | comments (134)

We're hearing new reports about a smaller dock connector debuting on the iPhone 5 - this time courtesy of insider sources close to Reuters. While we've heard before that the next iPhone will feature a smaller dock connector this is the first time we...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iOS 6 beta 3 is now seeding to developers

Apple iOS 6 beta 3 is now seeding to developers

16 July, 2012 | comments (40)

Three weeks after iOS 6 beta 2 became available, Apple has began seeding the third beta version of its latest mobile OS. The iOS 6 beta 3 update is available as an over-the-air download to everyone running the previous release. As always, the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Samsung gets expedited Galaxy Nexus injunction hearing

Samsung gets expedited Galaxy Nexus injunction hearing

14 July, 2012 | comments (150)

The US Court of Appeals has granted Samsung's request to expedite its appeal of the preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Nexus. The company must file its court brief to start the process before July 16 and Apple has until July 30 to...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Misc


Purported images of the next generation iPhone leaks

Purported images of the next generation iPhone leaks

13 July, 2012 | comments (143)

We have seen leaked images of the next generation iPhone before but those were just of the aluminum back shell. Today, we have what looks like a completely assembled device placed next to the current iPhone 4S. As before, the device is...


New iPhone to supposedly feature quad-core CPU based on Exynos 4

New iPhone to supposedly feature quad-core CPU based on Exynos 4

05 July, 2012 | comments (228)

HTC, Samsung, and LG and Huawei are among the big-name manufacturers to release quad-core smartphones this year, and it seems like Apple will be putting its name on that list. Rumors abound that the upcoming new iPhone will feature a quad-core A6...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Sony, Apple and others receive Red Dot awards for product design

Sony, Apple and others receive Red Dot awards for product design

03 July, 2012 | comments (85)

The Red Dot awards were handed out and we have several winners in the mobile space. Sony in particular was quite proud of its achievement - it walked away with four awards plus an honorable mention. The Sony Xperia ion and the Xperia active both...

Tags: Sony, Apple


Galaxy Nexus banned in the US, infringes on four Apple patents

Galaxy Nexus banned in the US, infringes on four Apple patents

29 June, 2012 | comments (423)

Apple has just been granted a temporary injunction against Galaxy Nexus sales in the United States. US Court ruled against Samsung in the patent case, which was initiated in February, but gets its first ruling just now. Judge Lucy Koh decided...


Apple releases iOS 6 beta 2 for developers

Apple releases iOS 6 beta 2 for developers

26 June, 2012 | comments (60)

Apple released the first version of the iOS 6 beta for developers during the WWDC keynote on June 11. Now, two weeks later, the second beta is being seeded to those installed the first on their iOS devices. The update brings several bug...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Samsung wins patent battle against Apple in Holland

Samsung wins patent battle against Apple in Holland

21 June, 2012 | comments (86)

The Dutch supreme court in the Hague has ruled that Apple provide compensation to Samsung for infringement of various 3G patents. The infringing devices include previous generation Apple phones and tablets, namely the iPad 2 and iPhone 4, but not...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Apple extends exclusive deal with Liquidmetal by two years

Apple extends exclusive deal with Liquidmetal by two years

19 June, 2012 | comments (63)

Apple has used liquidmetal sparingly so far - just for the SIM ejector tool for iPhones and iPads - but the company behind the material announced that the exclusive deal between them and Apple has been extended for two more years. The deal gives...

Tags: Apple, Misc


Apple and Samsung made 55% of smartphone shipments in Q1 2012

Apple and Samsung made 55% of smartphone shipments in Q1 2012

15 June, 2012 | comments (105)

It was only a month ago when we told you that Apple and Samsung share 99% of all profits in the market for mobile phones. Today we have a new report for you, which breaks down the smartphone segment in a similar fashion and, unsurprisingly, the...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Apple's attempt to ban the sales of the Galaxy S III get delayed

Apple's attempt to ban the sales of the Galaxy S III get delayed

14 June, 2012 | comments (171)

Last week we reported that Apple was attempting to block the sales of the new Galaxy S III in the US before the June 21 launch date. The reason for this, as usual, is that Apple thinks that Samsung is infringing on some of its patents with the...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


More images of the Apple iPhone 5 surface

More images of the Apple iPhone 5 surface

13 June, 2012 | comments (219)

Update, June 14: Ok, that dude Martin has talent. We give him that. Not only did he manage to fool us, but these are some of the best photo-realistic fakes we've seen for a while. Four images of what are reportedly two Phone 5 units just...


TomTom licenses its maps data to Apple for iOS6

TomTom licenses its maps data to Apple for iOS6

12 June, 2012 | comments (59)

Yesterday at WWDC 2012 Apple announced their new Maps app, boasting an entirely new look, crowd-sourced traffic info as well as turn-by-turn navigation. The announcement confirmed the rumors that Apple has now officially stopped partnering with...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Early benchmarks show that Mobile Safari got faster with iOS 6

Early benchmarks show that Mobile Safari got faster with iOS 6

12 June, 2012 | comments (58)

It's customary for a new mobile OS version to bring an improved web browser and that's one of the first things to get tested. iOS 6 was only announced yesterday ,but the default browser of its beta version was already subjected to a few...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


iOS 6 goes official with new Maps and Facebook integration

iOS 6 goes official with new Maps and Facebook integration

11 June, 2012 | comments (346)

Apple has just announced the next version of its iOS platform for the iPhone, iPod Touch and the iPad. iOS 6 has an updated Siri, Facebook integration and completely new Maps application with built-in turn-by-turn navigation as its key...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Original iPad to miss on the iOS 6 fun, iPhone 3GS safe for now

Original iPad to miss on the iOS 6 fun, iPhone 3GS safe for now

11 June, 2012 | comments (50)

The WWDC press conference is just hours away, but the rumors just can't stop coming in. This morning the Chinese forum WeiPhone.com brought links to the first builds of iOS for the different iDevices. The links still aren't working, but the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI