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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...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


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...

Tags: Apple, Google, Android, iOS


Android and iOS together account for 96.3% of  smartphone market

Android and iOS together account for 96.3% of smartphone market

25 February, 2015 | comments (42)

Android and iOS combined accounted for a whopping 96.3% of all smartphone shipments worldwide in 2014, up from 93.8% in the prior year, according to a latest report from the market research firm IDC. Individually, Google's mobile operating...

Tags: Android, iOS, IDC


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...

Tags: Apple, iOS


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...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


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...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Goldgenie


Goldgenie creates £2.3 million iPhone 6

Goldgenie creates £2.3 million iPhone 6

10 February, 2015 | comments (41)

Motorola lets you pick a wood or leather back for the Moto X (2015)? That's cute, Goldgenie lets you pick between diamonds, sapphires, rubies, topaz and emeralds to put on your 24K Gold, Rose gold or Platinum iPhone 6. Of course, those aren’t color...

Tags: iOS, Misc


Apple iOS 8.3 beta is seeding to registered developers

Apple iOS 8.3 beta is seeding to registered developers

09 February, 2015 | comments (6)

Apple began seeding iOS 8.3 beta to registered developers. The Cupertino giant launched the new build barely a week after it released iOS 8.2 beta 5, thus indicating that it is hard at work on improving its mobile OS. The latest iOS build...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iOS 9 tipped to focus on bug fixes and stability improvements

Apple iOS 9 tipped to focus on bug fixes and stability improvements

09 February, 2015 | comments (63)

According to a new report online, Apple’s upcoming iOS 9 will not bring the usual host of new features as its predecessors. Codenamed Monarch, Cupertino’s next major iOS release will focus on bug fixes and overall stability improvements....

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iOS overtakes Android in the US in Q4 2014, report says

iOS overtakes Android in the US in Q4 2014, report says

04 February, 2015 | comments (73)

If you needed more proof about how successful Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been, especially in the US market, then this is going to be it. According to the analysts at Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, iOS has managed to take the lead from...

Tags: Android, iOS


72% of Apple devices running iOS8 already

72% of Apple devices running iOS8 already

04 February, 2015 | comments (22)

This month's numbers for iOS distribution are in and the current iOS8 claims 72%, Apple reports. The information is based on App Store access statistics and is current as of February 2. iOS8 is up a notch from last month's 68% while iOS7...

Tags: iOS


Apple iOS 8.2 beta 5 goes out to developers

Apple iOS 8.2 beta 5 goes out to developers

02 February, 2015 | comments (15)

Apple iOS 8.2 beta 5 is now seeding to registered developers. The 258MB large update is available over-the-air or through the iOS Dev Center. The latest iOS developer build brings bug fixes and improvements. Version 8.2 is going to be a major...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Amosu's limited edition pink iPhone 6 isn't easy to look at

Amosu's limited edition pink iPhone 6 isn't easy to look at

29 January, 2015 | comments (14)

Amosu is known for its love of all things shiny and expensive, and for pairing those things with smartphones from time to time. The results are obviously not for mere mortals, but people who can afford to spend small fortunes on bespoke mobile...

Tags: Amosu, Apple, iOS


SA: 1 billion Android devices shipped in 2014 alone

SA: 1 billion Android devices shipped in 2014 alone

29 January, 2015 | comments (63)

This quarter Apple reached an important milestone – it sold its billionth iOS device (that's since the first one). Meanwhile, 1 billion Androids shipped over the last year alone, as reported by Strategy Analytics. The analyst firm estimates 1.3...


iOS 9 running on iPhone 6 spotted in benchmark results

iOS 9 running on iPhone 6 spotted in benchmark results

28 January, 2015 | comments (51)

Apple typically announces new iOS versions at the WWDC, which is scheduled for June every year. While there's about four months to go, the first benchmark coming from an iOS 9 running on an iPhone 6 have hit the Basemark OS II...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple Watch will begin shipping in April

Apple Watch will begin shipping in April

27 January, 2015 | comments (15)

Apple will begin shipping its smartwatch in April. Tim Cook, the Cupertino giant’s CEO, confirmed the news during today’s quarterly earnings call. As it turns out, Apple Watch will ship later than expected. Recent reports suggested that the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple sold record 74.5 million iPhone units in Q1 2015

Apple sold record 74.5 million iPhone units in Q1 2015

27 January, 2015 | comments (106)

Apple announced a record-breaking 74.5 million iPhone units sold during the first quarter of the fiscal 2015 that ended on December 27. Thanks to strong sales in China, the Cupertino giant posted a record-shattering quarterly revenue and net profit...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Mac OS


Apple outs iOS 8.1.3 and Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.2

Apple outs iOS 8.1.3 and Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.2

27 January, 2015 | comments (39)

Today Apple has released the latest software updates for both its mobile and computer operating systems. iOS 8.1.3 is now rolling out with a handful of bug fixes in tow. Perhaps the most important thing that it changes is the amount of space you...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Mac OS


Apple has sold more iPhones in China than in the US

Apple has sold more iPhones in China than in the US

26 January, 2015 | comments (46)

Apple is likely to announce soon that for the first time it sold more iPhones in China during 2014 than it did at home in the US. Analysts believe that this overtaking was made possible thanks to Apple's deal with China Mobile and the subsequent...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Walmart offers refurbished Apple iPhone 6 with $150 off

Walmart offers refurbished Apple iPhone 6 with $150 off

25 January, 2015 | comments (19)

Walmart is offering Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with significant discount in the United States. Major US carrier versions of both devices are available with $150 off Apple’s regular price without contract. A refur16GB iPhone 6 is priced...

Tags: iPhone, iOS