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Watch Apple's Spring Forward event live here

Watch Apple's Spring Forward event live here

09 March, 2015 | comments (23)

Apple's "Spring Forward" event is set about to begin (it starts at 10AM PDT/5PM GMT) and will naturally have a live stream, but, as usual only for OSX and iOS devices. The official stream can be found on Apple's website, but if you are not on an...

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Apple patent filing points at future waterproof iPhone

Apple patent filing points at future waterproof iPhone

08 March, 2015 | comments (120)

Future Apple iPhone models might be waterproof. A patent filing reveals that the Cupertino giant is researching waterproofing methods for its hardware. Apple’s process involves coating the device’s internal components with hydrophobic...

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Here's what you can expect from the Apple Spring Forward event

Here's what you can expect from the Apple Spring Forward event

07 March, 2015 | comments (34)

MWC 2015 is now behind us, but that doesn't mean all is calm in the tech world. Apple might have skipped the Barcelona venue, but the tech giant has an event prepared for next Monday - March 9. It is entitled "Spring Forward" and will begin at...

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iOS 8.2 leaked release notes, will probably start seeding next week

iOS 8.2 leaked release notes, will probably start seeding next week

06 March, 2015 | comments (25)

iOS 8.2 has been in the works for quite some time. Last month we reported that a beta 5 version of the software has been made available to developers and rumors point towards next Monday - March 9, as the official release date for the final build....


iPhone 6s rumored to sport 2GB of RAM, Apple SIM too

iPhone 6s rumored to sport 2GB of RAM, Apple SIM too

04 March, 2015 | comments (200)

If Apple will keep doing what it's been doing for a few years, in 2015 we're bound to see the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus launch. And now it looks like the first rumors about the duo are starting to surface. According to an unnamed "person...

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Gartner: Apple is now the world's top smartphone vendor

Gartner: Apple is now the world's top smartphone vendor

04 March, 2015 | comments (134)

Apple dethroned Samsung to become the world's top smartphone vendor in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to a latest report from market research firm Gartner. As per the report, the Cupertino-based company sold a total of 74.83 million...


Apple to seed iOS 8.2 next week, iOS 8.3 to follow shortly after

Apple to seed iOS 8.2 next week, iOS 8.3 to follow shortly after

28 February, 2015 | comments (48)

Apple might release the final version of iOS 8.2 to the general public as early as this Monday, as per a report by BGR. The last release was iOS 8.2 beta 5 at the start of February. iOS 8.3 is already in the works and is expected to have 4 beta...

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Apple captures record 88.7% of smartphone profits

Apple captures record 88.7% of smartphone profits

27 February, 2015 | comments (226)

According to a latest report from market research firm Strategy Analytics, Apple iOS captured a record-high 88.7% global smartphone profit share in Q4, 2014, up from 70.5% in Q4 2013. On the other hand, Android took a record-low 11.3% profit...

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Apple announces March 9 event, probably about the Watch

Apple announces March 9 event, probably about the Watch

26 February, 2015 | comments (31)

Apple's first wearable is on track to be released in April. Ahead of that, however, the company looks set to hold a special press event just for the Apple Watch. This will happen on March 9, as has just been revealed by Apple itself through an...

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Apple ordered to pay $533 million for infringing Smartflash's patents

Apple ordered to pay $533 million for infringing Smartflash's patents

25 February, 2015 | comments (79)

A US court has ordered Apple to pay $532.9 million in damages after the company was found guilty of infringing three patents owned by Texas-based patent licensing company Smartflash. The patents are related to digital rights management (DRM), data...

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Chase Bank says it has activated over 1 million Apple Pay accounts

Chase Bank says it has activated over 1 million Apple Pay accounts

25 February, 2015 | comments (16)

Chase Bank has revealed that more than one million of its customers are using their debit/credit cards with Apple's mobile payments service Apple Pay, which launched in the US in late October last year. It was also revealed that the bank's...

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Samsung will supply DDR4 RAM modules for LG and Apple

Samsung will supply DDR4 RAM modules for LG and Apple

24 February, 2015 | comments (54)

Samsung is truly a formidable giant in the tech world and this is definitely not confined to mobile devices. The Korean company makes a huge part of its profit from chip sales and buying silicon from Samsung is a pretty common practice in the...

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Apple is now seeding iOS 8.3 beta 2 to developers

Apple is now seeding iOS 8.3 beta 2 to developers

23 February, 2015 | comments (7)

Today Apple has made the iOS 8.3 beta 2 available for developers. So they can now test it, tinker with it, and report the bugs they find back to the Apple mothership. The newest version of iOS brings with it a more diverse collection of emojis...

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Apple to out public betas for iOS 8.3 and iOS 9

Apple to out public betas for iOS 8.3 and iOS 9

20 February, 2015 | comments (54)

Apple is apparently planning on releasing public beta versions for both iOS 8.3 and iOS 9 this year, according to a rumor on the matter. This information reportedly comes from "multiple people briefed on the plans", which means it should be...

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Apple and JDI might team up to build a $1.7 billion screen  plant

Apple and JDI might team up to build a $1.7 billion screen plant

20 February, 2015 | comments (25)

According to a report in Japanese media, Apple and Japan Display might team up to build a screen production facility The project is said to be worth ¥200 billion (about $1.68 billion). The facility will be located in Ishikawa, central Japan....

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Goldgenie creates 24k gold iPhone 6 Year of the Goat edition

Goldgenie creates 24k gold iPhone 6 Year of the Goat edition

19 February, 2015 | comments (31)

Goldgenie is up to its usual gold-covered antics once more. The company that brought you the £2.3 million iPhone 6 is now back with a limited edition for the same Apple device. And the price in this case is much more bearable (though still out of...

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Apple sets initial Watch orders at more than 5 million units

Apple sets initial Watch orders at more than 5 million units

17 February, 2015 | comments (33)

According to "people familiar with the matter", Apple has already placed orders to its Asian suppliers for 5 to 6 million units of its first smartwatch. And all of those are for the initial run, with the aforementioned suppliers expected to produce...

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Apple Pay may be having problems with China regulations

Apple Pay may be having problems with China regulations

17 February, 2015 | comments (19)

As most of you surely know Apple's own NFC-based payment system has been steadily expanding all throughout the US thanks to the enormous efforts of the Cupertino giant. And while the new system is still seeing a lot of distrust from major retailers...

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Top 10 trending phones of the week

Top 10 trending phones of the week

15 February, 2015 | comments (30)

Mobile World Congress is approaching and it's becoming increasingly more obvious which smartphone is on top of the hotly anticipated list. There's no stopping the Samsung Galaxy S6 on its quest up the charts, and it's only the Galaxy A5 that's...


Canaccord: Apple accounted for 93% of smartphone profits in Q4

Canaccord: Apple accounted for 93% of smartphone profits in Q4

10 February, 2015 | comments (55)

Apple captured 93% of smartphone profits during Q4 last year, according to leading financial services company Canaccord Genuity, which has raised its price target on the Cupertino-based company to $145 from $135. Analyst Mike Walkley said...

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