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Apple releases workaround for Messages bug; fix coming soon

Apple releases workaround for Messages bug; fix coming soon

29 May, 2015 | comments (18)

Just days after it came into light, Apple has acknowledged the iOS Messages bug - which renders the app completely unusable if a certain text is received - and has also released a workaround for it. "Apple is aware of an iMessage issue caused...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Samsung regains top spot in global smartphone market in Q1

Samsung regains top spot in global smartphone market in Q1

29 May, 2015 | comments (48)

After losing the spot to Apple in the fourth quarter of 2014, Samsung is back on top as the leading smartphone maker in the world in Q1, 2015, according to a latest report from market research firm Gartner. Samsung sold a total of 81.1...


Apple Pay should receive a reward program at WWDC

Apple Pay should receive a reward program at WWDC

28 May, 2015 | comments (13)

Apple Pay has had a rather turbulent upraising, ever since it was announced back in September 2014. Cupertino's NFC-based wireless payment service has hit more than a few snags in the short time it has been around, ranging from technical and...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Bug in iOS crashes Messages app if a specific text comes in

Bug in iOS crashes Messages app if a specific text comes in

27 May, 2015 | comments (35)

Bugs are an integral part of software, but some are more interesting (and potentially damaging) than others. Case in point: a new bug in iOS renders the Messages app completely unusable if a certain text is received. That text has to be formatted...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Microsoft and Sony fall out of top 10 smartphone vendors in Q1

Microsoft and Sony fall out of top 10 smartphone vendors in Q1

26 May, 2015 | comments (72)

Samsung was the top smartphone manufacturer in the first quarter of the ongoing year, according to latest stats released by former Nokia executive and current market analyst Tomi Ahonen, who is also considered to be one of the world's most...


iPhone 6s camera rumored to use a 12MP RGBW sensor from Sony

iPhone 6s camera rumored to use a 12MP RGBW sensor from Sony

25 May, 2015 | comments (97)

Yet another source has chimed in, saying that the Apple iPhone 6s will pack a 12MP camera. The info by the way of a Chinese news site quoting Japanese media and claims that the sensor will switch from the traditional RGB sensor design to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


The Top 10 trending phones of week 21

The Top 10 trending phones of week 21

24 May, 2015 | comments (25)

In a week highlighted by the announcement of the Oppo R7 and R7 Plus duo, our traditional Top 10 trending chart sees mostly the same players at the top with a few popular models returning in the lower half of the table. The Top 10 trending phones...

Tags: Samsung, Asus, Apple, Yu, Lenovo


A dedicated Apple iOS 9 version will focus on older hardware

A dedicated Apple iOS 9 version will focus on older hardware

22 May, 2015 | comments (56)

According to a report in 9to5Mac, the upcoming iOS 9 will offer a dedicated version for older Apple hardware. The Cupertino giant is expected to reveal the next major iteration of its mobile OS during WWDC early next month. The “core...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Analyst says Apple could sell 36 million Watch units in first year

Analyst says Apple could sell 36 million Watch units in first year

22 May, 2015 | comments (21)

The sales of Apple Watch could reach the 36 million mark in the first year of its availability, according to Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty. It's worth mentioning that Huberty had earlier said that Apple would sell 30 million units of the...

Tags: Apple


iPhone 5c with Touch ID sensor spotted on Apple website

iPhone 5c with Touch ID sensor spotted on Apple website

21 May, 2015 | comments (15)

Apple recently introduced its official Lightning dock. On this accessory's page over on the Apple store website, there are a handful of pictures showing the company's various smartphones attached to the dock. That's where the image you can see on...

Tags: Apple, iOS


KGI lowers Apple Watch shipment estimates by half

KGI lowers Apple Watch shipment estimates by half

20 May, 2015 | comments (32)

According to a research note from KGI Securities, demand for the Apple Watch has been slower than expected. As a result, the securities firm has lowered its annual shipment estimates for Cupertino’s wearable device by half. Previously, Apple...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple's $930 million court winnings from Samsung reduced

Apple's $930 million court winnings from Samsung reduced

18 May, 2015 | comments (47)

Samsung and Apple have been tied up in court saga's for quite some time now. The two tech titans have been keeping their legal department busy with all sorts of copyright infringements and patent suits, but few can match the scale of the famous 2012...

Tags: Samsung, Apple


The Top 10 trending phones of week 20

The Top 10 trending phones of week 20

17 May, 2015 | comments (18)

Another week has passed and it's time for our usual Top 10 trending chart. The Galaxy S6 remains in the lead, but tough times are coming for the Samsung flagship. The Top 10 trending phones chart is a recap list of the devices that gathered the...

Tags: Samsung, Yu, Asus, Apple, LG


Apple iPhone 6s' 12MP camera confirmed by another source

Apple iPhone 6s' 12MP camera confirmed by another source

15 May, 2015 | comments (91)

Apple has gathered plenty of criticism for its choice to stick with the same 8MP main camera for generations on end, high-quality as it may be. Well, apparently, the 8MP shooter will finally be retired, as we already told you a few days...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iPhone sales expected to cross 50 million mark in Q2

iPhone sales expected to cross 50 million mark in Q2

15 May, 2015 | comments (38)

Just a few weeks after KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo said that he expects Apple to sell 51.4 million iPhone units in the second quarter of the ongoing year (Apple’s fiscal Q3), market research firm UBS has also forecasted Q2 iPhone sales of over 50...

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Analyst believes Apple will introduce Rose Gold iPhone 6s

Analyst believes Apple will introduce Rose Gold iPhone 6s

13 May, 2015 | comments (39)

Apple is in the luxury product business now with the Watch Edition, so KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes the next-gen iPhone could come in Rose Gold. What he isn’t sure about though is whether this will be gold, the color, or gold, the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iPhone 6s features revealed by insiders, Force Touch on board

iPhone 6s features revealed by insiders, Force Touch on board

12 May, 2015 | comments (78)

The Apple iPhone 6/6 Plus is likely going to be replaced in September, as is customary for the Cupertino company. The successors are treated to an ongoing trickle of rumors and the latest report originating in the Far East reiterates some of the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


IDC: Apple surpasses Xiaomi as China's top smartphone vendor

IDC: Apple surpasses Xiaomi as China's top smartphone vendor

11 May, 2015 | comments (63)

Apple has surpassed Xiaomi to become the top smartphone vendor in China, according to the latest report from market research firm IDC. As per the report, the Cupertino-based tech giant shipped a total of 14.5 million units last quarter,...

Tags: Apple, Xiaomi, China


Alleged press image of Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 leaks out

Alleged press image of Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 leaks out

10 May, 2015 | comments (25)

Purported live photo of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 tablet made the rounds on Twitter, courtesy of @OnLeaks. The Korean giant’s full-size tablet is rumored to make its official debut at some point in June. Overall, it appears that...


The Top 10 trending phones of week 19

The Top 10 trending phones of week 19

10 May, 2015 | comments (15)

There has been quite a lot of movement in the top 10 chart yet again. Trends may be shifting, but it seems that the Galaxy S6 has absolutely no intention of giving up the lead. It is definitely still the top dog with a formidable lead ahead of the...