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Apple iPhone 6s to pack 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM

Apple iPhone 6s to pack 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM

15 January, 2015 | comments (105)

The latest set of rumors regarding the Apple iPhone 6s suggest that the company will using 2GB LPDDR4 memory. Previously, it was purported that Apple hasn't decided if it shouldn't stick with LPDDR3, since its 35% less expensive and its suppliers...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


TSMC reports great Q4 earnings thanks to strong Apple orders

TSMC reports great Q4 earnings thanks to strong Apple orders

15 January, 2015 | comments (1)

TSMC has announced its Q4 financial results, and it appears all is very good for the chip maker. The company reports that 2014 is its best year mainly because of the chip orders coming from Apple. Net profit for the quarter was $2.51 billion,...

Tags: TSMC, Apple


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


Oppo Mirror 3 64-bit mid-ranger announced, costs $280

Oppo Mirror 3 64-bit mid-ranger announced, costs $280

14 January, 2015 | comments (14)

Oppo has been pretty hard at work recently and after we told you about the sapphire-crystal R1C, here's more info on the Mirror 3, the company's brand new entry into the lower midrange. The new smartphone packs a 64-bit Snapdragon 410 SoC, with a...

Tags: Apple, Ericsson


Apple takes Ericsson to court over LTE patents

Apple takes Ericsson to court over LTE patents

14 January, 2015 | comments (67)

Apple has dragged Ericsson to court over allegations that patents related to the latter’s LTE wireless technology aren’t essential to industry cellular standards. In a case filed in US District Court for Northern California, Apple has said...

Tags: Apple, Ericsson


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 sold 500K iPhones in India in Q4 2014

Apple sold 500K iPhones in India in Q4 2014

12 January, 2015 | comments (44)

Apple sold around half a million units of its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones in India in the October-December quarter of 2014, according an Economics Times report. The devices were launched in the country in October last year. That’s...

Tags: Apple


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...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


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...

Tags: Apple, iOS


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


Apple Watch to go on sale in March, new report says

Apple Watch to go on sale in March, new report says

07 January, 2015 | comments (23)

Apple is on track to launch the Apple Watch by the end of March this year, and retail training is set to start next month, according to a new report. The company had earlier only said that device would launch in early 2015. As per the report,...


iPhone 6 and 6 Plus now available SIM-free in the US

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus now available SIM-free in the US

06 January, 2015 | comments (22)

SIM-free iPhone 6 and 6 Plus units have been available in Europe since last year, but now US-based Apple fans can grab one too. If you want to avoid carrier plans – and subsidies – you'll have to shell out $650 for a 16GB Apple iPhone 6. The...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple resumes iPhone sales in Russia with increased pricing

Apple resumes iPhone sales in Russia with increased pricing

22 December, 2014 | comments (37)

Less than a week after it halted online sales in Russia, Apple resumed offering its products in the country. Unsurprisingly, the Cupertino giant increased the prices of its iPhone lineup to counter the drop of the local currency against the U.S....

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple halts online sales in Russia due to currency fluctuations

Apple halts online sales in Russia due to currency fluctuations

16 December, 2014 | comments (29)

According to a report in Bloomberg, Apple has halted online sales in Russia. Extreme fluctuations of the local currency are the reason for the drastic measure. The nose dive of the Russian ruble, coupled with the massive interest rate...

Tags: Apple


Samsung is making Apple A9 chipsets on 14nm process

Samsung is making Apple A9 chipsets on 14nm process

13 December, 2014 | comments (109)

After a fierce court battle between Apple and Samsung, the iPhone manufacturer looked for other parts suppliers and TSMC got the Apple A8 manufacturing gig. The legal action is over (for now) and the two companies have made up, so now Korean media...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Apple Online Store now supports PayPal in the US and UK

Apple Online Store now supports PayPal in the US and UK

12 December, 2014 | comments (6)

As of today the Apple Online Store in the USA and the United Kingdom has a new payment option - PayPal. In addition to payment with credit or debit cards, you can now complete your purchase with a PayPal transaction. There is more good news - in...

Tags: Apple, Misc


Apple Watch production issues resolved

Apple Watch production issues resolved

11 December, 2014 | comments (31)

A couple of interesting rumors about the future of Apple device releases have surfaced today. The information provided mostly by supply chain sources and summarized by Taiwan’s United Daily News concerns the production schedules of the Apple Watch...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple and IBM launch the first wave of business apps of iOS

Apple and IBM launch the first wave of business apps of iOS

10 December, 2014 | comments (26)

Apple and IBM launched the first wave of MobileFirst business apps for iOS. The duo of tech giants entered into a global enterprise mobility partnership back in July. The first wave of solutions is available for banks, retail and insurance...

Tags: Apple, iOS