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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


Xiaomi-for-iPhone trade-in program reportedly in the works

Xiaomi-for-iPhone trade-in program reportedly in the works

25 January, 2015 | comments (62)

Xiaomi has a trade-in program for Apple iPhone users in the works. The word about the bold marketing stint arrived from an executive from the ambitious Chinese startup. Reportedly, iPhone 5s owners will be able to trade their device for the...

Tags: Xiaomi, Apple, Android, iOS


Alleged details on the battery life of Apple Watch leak

Alleged details on the battery life of Apple Watch leak

22 January, 2015 | comments (74)

According to a report in 9to5Mac, the battery performance of the soon to be released Apple Watch will not blow users away. Cupertino is allegedly targeting 19 hours of mixed use for its highly anticipated wearable device. The active...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple smartphone sales mark significant growth in Asia markets

Apple smartphone sales mark significant growth in Asia markets

21 January, 2015 | comments (52)

A recent study on Apple's smartphone sales, carried out by Counterpoint, reveals a surprising level of success in various Asian markets. It turns out that ever since the California tech-giant ushered into the phablet market last September it has...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, iOS


Samsung dominated smartphone shipments in 2014

Samsung dominated smartphone shipments in 2014

20 January, 2015 | comments (91)

In the year 2014 the world saw an increased number of smartphones shipped but overall little change in the top three vendors. Samsung has been the leader for some time now but is seeing its market share slowly reduced by the likes of tough...


Now you can jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 devices using a Mac

Now you can jailbreak iOS 8.1.2 devices using a Mac

19 January, 2015 | comments (7)

Last month, TaiG released a jailbreak tool capable of jailbreaking iOS 8.1.2 devices. However, it only worked with Windows, meaning Mac users were out of luck. But that’s no longer the case as they can now jailbreak their iOS 8.1.2 devices with a...

Tags: ios, jailbreak


Bank of America says 1.1 million cards now use Apple Pay

Bank of America says 1.1 million cards now use Apple Pay

15 January, 2015 | comments (25)

Bank of America is one of the major partners for Apple Pay and alongside its financial results, the company revealed today that nearly 800,000 customers have started using Apple's new payment method. As a result, more than 1.1 million cards have...

Tags: Apple, iOS


iOS 8.2 beta seeds to developers, brings Apple watch support

iOS 8.2 beta seeds to developers, brings Apple watch support

15 January, 2015 | comments (0)

Apple has recently seeded Mac OS X 10.10.2 beta to developers with various connectivity improvements. Today Apple has released the beta version of iOS 8.2 to the dev community. A further inspection of the next notable iOS release reveals...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


MediaTek predicts single-digit growth in tablet shipments in 2015

MediaTek predicts single-digit growth in tablet shipments in 2015

14 January, 2015 | comments (5)

MediaTek has issued a forecast suggesting tablet shipments are going to rise in 2015, but at a much slower pace than last year. More specifically, the chip maker is anticipating a single-digit growth rate for the tablet market this year with the...

Tags: iOS, Android, Windows


Apple Watch companion app for iPhone gets detailed

Apple Watch companion app for iPhone gets detailed

13 January, 2015 | comments (24)

Details on the upcoming Apple Watch companion app for iPhone made the rounds online. Still in the works, the application allows users to manage the settings of their wearable device from their smartphone. The iOS app reveals a number of...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iOS 8.1.3 update will reportedly arrive this week

Apple iOS 8.1.3 update will reportedly arrive this week

11 January, 2015 | comments (43)

According to a new report, Apple will release iOS 8.1.3 to devices worldwide this week. Cupertino has already seeded iOS 8.1.3 build 12B460 to a number of retail employees for testing. Apple has not tested upcoming iOS builds with retail...

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24K gold plated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus out in China

24K gold plated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus out in China

10 January, 2015 | comments (30)

Gold is everywhere these days (in the mobile world that is). We're starting to see more and more 'gold' versions of smartphones, the latest being Microsoft's Lumia 930 and Lumia 830, which were just announced a couple of days ago. But those are...

Tags: Apple, iOS


All iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models are now in stock at Apple

All iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models are now in stock at Apple

09 January, 2015 | comments (59)

It finally looks like Apple was able to sort out its production issues for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Ever since their release last year, certain variations of the two models have been intermittently unavailable in the company's online store,...

Tags: Apple, iOS


iOS 8 now powers 68% of Apple's mobile devices

iOS 8 now powers 68% of Apple's mobile devices

07 January, 2015 | comments (35)

According to the latest data from Apple itself, iOS 8 is now on 68% of the devices that are currently registered with the iTunes App Store. Thus, we can assume that the same percentage of Apple mobile devices currently in use are running the latest...

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Kantar: iOS gaining at the expense of Android

Kantar: iOS gaining at the expense of Android

07 January, 2015 | comments (65)

Kantar Worldpanel, a popular research agency has recently put out a report on mobile OS popularity. It covers major Europe, US and Asia markets and crunches usage numbers from September, October and November 2014 and it happens to show a shrinking...

Tags: Android, iOS, Google, Apple