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Apple's market share is declining in Europe, but expands in the US

Apple's market share is declining in Europe, but expands in the US

22 December, 2011 | comments (174)

Europe is in a tough financial situation and Apple's shrinking market share despite the introduction of the iPhone 4S is a consequence of that. In markets like the US, the UK and Australia, the 4S is selling like hot cakes but continental Europe is...

Tags: Apple, iPhone


Galaxy Nexus now available in the US on Verizon 4G LTE

Galaxy Nexus now available in the US on Verizon 4G LTE

16 December, 2011 | comments (12)

After a long time of waiting the Galaxy Nexus has finally started selling in the US. The phone is only available on Verizon at the moment and will use their 4G LTE network. The phone is being sold at $299.99 on a two-year contract, same as the...


O2 new lease plans for iPhone 4S let you have it with no upfront cost

O2 new lease plans for iPhone 4S let you have it with no upfront cost

13 December, 2011 | comments (48)

You are living in the UK, desperately want the new iPhone 4S, and you are currently running a little low on cash? If you tick all the boxes, you might be interested to hear that O2 will let you have your dream smartphone on a lease with no money...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Principle devs talk untethered iOS 5 jailbreaking and more

Principle devs talk untethered iOS 5 jailbreaking and more

28 November, 2011 | comments (21)

Some of you might steer clear of characters such as these; characters whom Apple would have you rather not know about at all. However, if you've ever owned an iOS device, chances are you've heard the term 'jailbreak' and both the iPhone Dev Team and...

Tags: Apple, iOS, iPhone


AT&T iPhone 4S unlocked accidentally, no jailbreak needed

AT&T iPhone 4S unlocked accidentally, no jailbreak needed

18 November, 2011 | comments (43)

Thanks to a glitch in the latest iOS 5 version some guys over at the Macrumors forums were able to unlock the iPhone 4S. The procedure doesn't require any software to be downloaded nor does the phone need to be jailbroken. Now there is a dint in...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Nokia Lumia, Apple iPhone 4S and Motorola RAZR arrive in India

Nokia Lumia, Apple iPhone 4S and Motorola RAZR arrive in India

14 November, 2011 | comments (85)

Smartphone enthusiasts in India are in for one hell of a time, as three of the most anticipated smartphone from the top three platforms have landed on the shores of the sub-continent. First up is the Nokia Lumia series, which was launched in...


Apple acknowledges battery life issue in iOS 5, promises a fix

Apple acknowledges battery life issue in iOS 5, promises a fix

03 November, 2011 | comments (153)

Ever since Apple released iOS 5 to users there have been a lot of complaints, particularly from iPhone 4S users, regarding the disappointing battery life on their iOS devices. It has been more than a couple of weeks now but Apple refused to comment...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Samsung wants to see the iPhone 4S source code, are they for real?

Samsung wants to see the iPhone 4S source code, are they for real?

01 November, 2011 | comments (124)

At this point it seems like we won’t live long enough to see the end of the legal battle between Samsung and Apple. Still, if you haven't been bored to death by the whole thing already, hear about the latest development from the Australian...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


Siri successfully ported over to other iOS devices

Siri successfully ported over to other iOS devices

30 October, 2011 | comments (60)

Ever since the launch of the iPhone 4S people have been wondering why on earth is Siri not available on other iOS devices. Several attempts have also been made to make it work on devices other than the iPhone 4S but so far the result was...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


AT&T sees 'tremendous, tremendous demand' for the 3GS

AT&T sees 'tremendous, tremendous demand' for the 3GS

22 October, 2011 | comments (62)

It's no secret now that Apple has sold a container ship-load of iPhone 4S in just a few days after the phone was made available for pre-orders, with over one million being booked in the first 24 hours. But the newcomer is not the only one...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


redsn0w tethered jailbreak for iOS5 out, iPhone 4S not supported

redsn0w tethered jailbreak for iOS5 out, iPhone 4S not supported

13 October, 2011 | comments (50)

iOS 5 has been jailbroken as many times as there have been betas - now that the real-deal is out, it's time for another jailbreak. The iPhone Dev Team released a beta of redsn0w, a tethered jailbreak for Apple's iOS 5 running gadgets. It's not...


Impressive real-life demo of Siri on the iPhone 4S

Impressive real-life demo of Siri on the iPhone 4S

12 October, 2011 | comments (282)

One of the key selling points Apple have used to drive the newly announced iPhone 4S is its voice recognition software, Siri. The software itself goes beyond pre-designated voice commands and uses speech pattern recognition along with articificial...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


iPhone 4S benchmarks and camera sample pop up

iPhone 4S benchmarks and camera sample pop up

11 October, 2011 | comments (346)

The Apple iPhone 4S is yet to start shipping but someone already managed to get their hands on one. And as you can expect a camera sample image and some benchmark scores have been posted online for our viewing pleasure. We'll start with the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple iPhone 4S mania continues: 1M preorders in first 24 hours

Apple iPhone 4S mania continues: 1M preorders in first 24 hours

10 October, 2011 | comments (246)

Not that we had any doubt of the iPhone 4S market prospects, given that iOS fans had to wait 16 months for an upgrade, but the latest numbers provided by Apple are simply stunning. It turns out that 1 million pre-orders were placed in the first 24...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


iPhone 4S antenna furthers Apple/Samsung patent war

iPhone 4S antenna furthers Apple/Samsung patent war

09 October, 2011 | comments (127)

The iPhone 4S features a new antenna design, intended to prevent any risk of 'Antennagate' reoccuring, a plight that some iPhone 4 owners will remember all too well. Not only that, the 4S's new dual antennas can automatically switch when sending...


Apple iPhone 4S preorders break AT&T record

Apple iPhone 4S preorders break AT&T record

08 October, 2011 | comments (317)

In case anyone has doubted the success of the iPhone 4S, we have some fresh numbers for you. Apple's latest smartphone has scored more than 200,000 preorders for AT&T in its first 12 hours of availability. This stunning number makes the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple iPhone 4S pre-orders start today, are you getting one?

Apple iPhone 4S pre-orders start today, are you getting one?

07 October, 2011 | comments (159)

As promised, the newly announced iPhone 4S has just gone on pre-order in seven countries. You can choose between black and white versions right from the start and between 16, 32 and 64GB of internal storage. All the online Apple Stores (including...


EXCLUSIVE: We get the allegedly proper Nexus Prime specs

EXCLUSIVE: We get the allegedly proper Nexus Prime specs

06 October, 2011 | comments (257)

Today is a busy day for Nexus Prime - it's been all over the news more than twice. Just hours earlier, we told you about a 'trusted source' who told BGR the phone's key specifications. Well, they may turn out to be completely and utterly...


SIM-free iPhone 4S priced -  starts at CA$649/€629/£499

SIM-free iPhone 4S priced - starts at CA$649/€629/£499

05 October, 2011 | comments (95)

As usual, Apple only mentioned the pricing of the US version of the iPhone 4S at the announcement of the smartphone. Today, however, we also got the unlocked price of latest iPhone thanks to the regional Apple stores' websites. Canadians...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Samsung moves to ban the new iPhone 4S in France and Italy

Samsung moves to ban the new iPhone 4S in France and Italy

05 October, 2011 | comments (291)

Samsung's lawyers have been after the next generation iPhone for weeks now and after yesterday's official announcement, they've upped the ante. They've filed preliminary injunction motions to stop the 4S from selling in France and Italy, claiming...