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Nano-SIM cards now shipping to carriers

Nano-SIM cards now shipping to carriers

04 September, 2012 | comments (50)

The nano-SIM standard became official just this year and all rumors suggests the next-gen iPhone to be the first device using it. Just like the micro-SIM slot used for the first time in the iPhone 4, the nano-SIM just feels right for the next...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, iOS, Rumors


Is this the first real video of the iPhone 5?

Is this the first real video of the iPhone 5?

03 September, 2012 | comments (251)

As is always the case, the closer we get to an iPhone launch, the more leaks there are. Some attribute these as purposely released by Apple generate more hype for their imminent launch. Whatever the case, this latest video confirms what we've...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, Rumors


Apple all set to announce iOS 6 tomorrow, but what else?

Apple all set to announce iOS 6 tomorrow, but what else?

09 June, 2012 | comments (211)

Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference is about to start tomorrow and as usual, it's a big industry event - one, which has seen the announcements of new iPhones, new iPods and iOS versions in recent years. Eye-witness photos of the...


A supposed leaked back panel sheds more light on the iPhone 5

A supposed leaked back panel sheds more light on the iPhone 5

07 June, 2012 | comments (173)

We've already seen a similar back panel leak. Unfortunately that doesn't make these parts any more authentic. However, if we assume these are the real deal, this leak brings a few new facts to the table: The 3.5mm audio jack will be moved to...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, Rumors


Photos of the next iPhone panels reveal larger screen, metal back

Photos of the next iPhone panels reveal larger screen, metal back

29 May, 2012 | comments (272)

After all the rumors of the next iPhone getting a 4-inch display, we finally get to see a glimpse of what the end result might look like. Acquired by 9to5mac from a Chinese iPhone parts supplier, the allegedly authentic photos below show the next...


Leaked iPod Touch parts indicate a 4.1 inch screen

Leaked iPod Touch parts indicate a 4.1 inch screen

23 May, 2012 | comments (115)

An electronics manufacturer released a set of pictures showing the front panel of what is supposedly the next generation iPod Touch. And as you know, the iPod Touches and the iPhone of the same generation usually share the same screen size and...


GPP SIM insert unlocks the AT&T iPhone 4S, no jailbreak needed

GPP SIM insert unlocks the AT&T iPhone 4S, no jailbreak needed

14 February, 2012 | comments (26)

The carrier-locked iPhones became a much lesser problem since the iPhone hit most of the major carriers worldwide. But there are those people who still buy foreign carrier-locked iPhone for various reasons. Most of the locked iPhones come from USA's...


Androids lose resale value faster than iPhones, study shows

Androids lose resale value faster than iPhones, study shows

09 February, 2012 | comments (79)

An interesting new startup called Priceonomics tackles a question that we all face eventually - how much can I sell my old phone for? According to their research, iPhones have the best resale value, while Android is almost tied with BlackBerrys in...


AT&T breaks smartphone sales record in Q4, still posts a loss

AT&T breaks smartphone sales record in Q4, still posts a loss

26 January, 2012 | comments (10)

AT&T released its fourth quarter results today, along with their full year results. There are some pretty interesting numbers - like record sales of both iPhone and Android phones. In fact, smartphones are enjoying an explosive growth on AT&T's...

Tags: AT&T, iPhone, Android


iPhone accounts for more than half of Verizon smartphone sales

iPhone accounts for more than half of Verizon smartphone sales

25 January, 2012 | comments (34)

Verizon had already announced that they sold 4.2 million iPhones in the fourth quarter, last year. Now, however, we also know how many total smartphones Verizon sold in that particular quarter and the numbers are heavily skewed in the iPhone's...


Apple sells record-breaking 37 million iPhones in Q1, 2012

Apple sells record-breaking 37 million iPhones in Q1, 2012

25 January, 2012 | comments (100)

Despite being called as a "disappointment" by skeptics the iPhone 4S, coupled with the iPhone 4 and the 3GS helped Apple post the highest iPhone sales figure so far. Just in Q1, 2012 alone, Apple sold (not just shipped) 37 million iPhones, which is...


Absinthe jailbreak for A5 chipset gets a million hits in 3 days

Absinthe jailbreak for A5 chipset gets a million hits in 3 days

24 January, 2012 | comments (53)

As we reported earlier, it is now possible to perform an untethered jailbreak on an iPhone or iPad with the A5 chipset, as long as you’re running firmware 5.0.1 and below. In fact, over 953,232 people have done it in the opening...


China too eager for the iPhone 4S, Apple suspends sales

China too eager for the iPhone 4S, Apple suspends sales

13 January, 2012 | comments (93)

The much-anticipated release of the iPhone 4S in China stumbled out of the gate in Beijing, after unruly crowds kept the store closed on release day. Apple’s main store in the Sanlitun district of Beijing, the first of its kind to open in the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, iPhone


Samsung Galaxy S 'Value Pack' firmware leaks

Samsung Galaxy S 'Value Pack' firmware leaks

07 January, 2012 | comments (110)

A few days ago we heard from Samsung that they have dropped plans to release the 'Value Pack' update to Galaxy S owners, which was supposed to improve performance and add features found in Ice Cream Sandwich. The reason for this stated by Samsung...


Is Apple planning to soon ship iPhones with quad-core chips?

Is Apple planning to soon ship iPhones with quad-core chips?

07 January, 2012 | comments (154)

Some reliable people have discovered quad-core processor support into the iOS 5.1 beta code. So, we could expect quad-core iPhones and iPads in the near future. Shocker? Of course not. But it’s good to know Apple is already working on the next...


Argentina bans iPhone and BlackBerry sales

Argentina bans iPhone and BlackBerry sales

28 December, 2011 | comments (112)

The Argentinian government has banned the import and sales of Apple's iPhone and all BlackBerry smartphones, among others. The ban also extends over all foreign-made phones, but it seems Apple and RIM among the few of the major phone makers who...


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


T-Mobile USA supplying 3G for unlocked iPhones in some areas

T-Mobile USA supplying 3G for unlocked iPhones in some areas

19 December, 2011 | comments (24)

T-Mobile in the US is well known for its 1700MHz 3G band that leaves incompatible devices on EDGE. But reports are appearing that a 1900MHz band has become available in parts of Nevada, Northern California and the Northwest. That's great news for...

Tags: T-Mobile, iPhone


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


Apple US starts selling unlocked phones, here are the prices

Apple US starts selling unlocked phones, here are the prices

11 November, 2011 | comments (108)

Great news for everyone who's been patiently waiting for an unlocked iPhone 4S with no contract attached to it. From today the Apple US store will offer you spanking new, contract-free, factory unlocked iPhone 4S's. Prices aren't that bad...