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iPhone 6 is selling three times better than iPhone 6 Plus

iPhone 6 is selling three times better than iPhone 6 Plus

14 November, 2014 | comments (118)

Although it's been selling a lot of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units, Apple doesn't like to break down the numbers by model. So effectively we have no way of telling how many of those millions of units moved are iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. Not an...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Apple releases deregister tool to unlink your number from iMessage

Apple releases deregister tool to unlink your number from iMessage

10 November, 2014 | comments (31)

If you switched away from an iPhone, you may have issues receiving SMS sent by someone from an iOS device to your number, as those may still be sent to your iMessage account. The solution for this was to switch off the iMessage feature on your old...

Tags: Apple, iOS


New malware affects Apple iOS devices in China

New malware affects Apple iOS devices in China

05 November, 2014 | comments (75)

Large number of Apple iOS devices in China have been affected by a new malware. Named WireLurker, it affects mobile devices through repackaged applications for Mac OS X. The bug has affected hundreds of thousands of users who have...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Stainless steel Apple Watch to cost $500, gold model $4,000

Stainless steel Apple Watch to cost $500, gold model $4,000

05 November, 2014 | comments (44)

The stainless steel version of the Apple Watch is going to start at $500, a new rumor claims. While that may be expensive for a smartwatch, it's going to be a lot less than what you'll need to pay for the gold variation - between $4,000 and $5,000....

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Apple Watch coming spring 2015, says Apple Retail SVP

Apple Watch coming spring 2015, says Apple Retail SVP

03 November, 2014 | comments (29)

Apple Watch was introduced last September alongside the new Apple iPhone 6 duet. The long awaited smartwatch was demonstrated extensively but its release date was mentioned as just "early 2015". Well, as it seems the Apple Watch might not be coming...

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iPhone 6 sales plateau in the UK, iPhone 6 Plus still going strong

iPhone 6 sales plateau in the UK, iPhone 6 Plus still going strong

03 November, 2014 | comments (59)

According to information obtained by FoneArena, the iPhone 6 isn't selling as well as the iPhone 6 Plus in the UK. Carphone Warehouse's inventory system has shown more than 20,000 iPhone 6 units idling in the company's storage...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6 to get a $100 price cut with upcoming promo

Apple iPhone 6 to get a $100 price cut with upcoming promo

02 November, 2014 | comments (45)

The holiday season and Black Friday are upon us, kicking off November 28 this year. The retailers are already working on their promo offers and the Sam's Club one is particularly interesting. It seems iPhone 6 will be one of its hot promotions this...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iOS 8.x now on half of iDevices, adoption still slow

iOS 8.x now on half of iDevices, adoption still slow

29 October, 2014 | comments (48)

Early this month Fiksu reported that iOS 8 adoption is slower than the gains demonstrated by iOS 6 and 7 in their first weeks after launch. Apple launched iOS 8.1 (which adds Apple Pay and Continuity) and the good news is that version 8.x is now on...

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Apple and Android fans on reddit join forces to boycott CurrentC

Apple and Android fans on reddit join forces to boycott CurrentC

27 October, 2014 | comments (63)

In a shocking turn of events, Apple and Android fans on reddit have joined forces to collectively boycott the unethical blocking of NFC payment system by certain retailers, which affects both Apple Pay and Google Wallet users. If you're not...

Tags: Apple, Google


Some major retailers are not keen on supporting Apple Pay

Some major retailers are not keen on supporting Apple Pay

25 October, 2014 | comments (80)

Despite the major hype that Apple Pay is generating, the payment system might still have difficult time to establish itself as a major player. A number of high-profile retailers including the likes of BestBuy, Walmart, and Rite Aid will not support...

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AT&T doesn't play nice, locks the Apple SIM

AT&T doesn't play nice, locks the Apple SIM

25 October, 2014 | comments (39)

Alongside the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 Apple introduced the Apple SIM - a way to use just one SIM card and switch between carriers and their services. However AT&T doesn't want to play along and will lock the SIM to only its services. Users...


GT Advanced and Apple terminate their partnership

GT Advanced and Apple terminate their partnership

24 October, 2014 | comments (38)

GT Advanced Technologies, the company supplying Apple with sapphire for the Apple Watch, has announced the partnership between the two companies is over. Less than a year old, the deal drove GT Advanced to bankruptcy after the company didn't stick...

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Apple may pay Foxconn more for each iPhone 6 Plus

Apple may pay Foxconn more for each iPhone 6 Plus

23 October, 2014 | comments (28)

A media report from Taiwan claims Apple could be ready to pay more to Foxconn for its manufacturing services for the iPhone 6 Plus. This would hopefully have the effect of encouraging the Taiwanese company to make more iPhone 6 Plus units. Those...

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Apple iPad Air 2 GPU tested, outclasses Tegra K1

Apple iPad Air 2 GPU tested, outclasses Tegra K1

23 October, 2014 | comments (121)

Someone has put the Apple iPad Air 2 through GFXBench's 2.7 T-Rex and 3.0 Manhattan's onscreen and offscreen (1080p) platform and we get to ogle at the framerates posted. The results show the iPad Air 2 is just as good and even at times better...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Android, Nvidia


iPad Air 2 benchmark reveals 3-core CPU and 2GB of RAM

iPad Air 2 benchmark reveals 3-core CPU and 2GB of RAM

21 October, 2014 | comments (99)

Apple iPad Air 2 made a trip to the popular Geekbench benchmark and revealed juicy bits about itself. The freshly announced full-size tablet from Cupertino sports 2GB of RAM and rather curious 3-core CPU. While 2GB of RAM are hardly a...

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iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 arrive at T-Mobile on October 29

iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 arrive at T-Mobile on October 29

21 October, 2014 | comments (4)

If you've been wondering just when you'll be able to purchase an iPad Air 2 or iPad Mini 3 from T-Mobile, the mystery has been solved today. The magenta carrier itself has unveiled both the pre-order date as well as the actual release date for...

Tags: Apple, iOS, T-Mobile


Apple Watch the most anticipated wearable, PwC study finds

Apple Watch the most anticipated wearable, PwC study finds

21 October, 2014 | comments (36)

PricewaterhouseCoopers has published a study on the smart wearables market, which shows that the Apple Watch is the most hotly anticipated device. 59% of people questioned said they are looking forward to trying the first Apple smartwatch. A...

Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon


Apple now requires iOS developers to use 64-bit code

Apple now requires iOS developers to use 64-bit code

21 October, 2014 | comments (28)

Ever since Apple unveiled the iPhone 5s, it has been keen to brag about the 64-bit support of the Apple A7 chip. Starting February, it will require developers to develop their apps to work on the 64-bit architecture as well as the 32-bit...

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Apple announces financial results for Q4 of the fiscal 2014

Apple announces financial results for Q4 of the fiscal 2014

20 October, 2014 | comments (94)

Apple announced its financial results for Q4 of the fiscal 2014. The Cupertino giant took home a quarterly net profit of $8.5 billion or $1.42 per diluted share from $42.1 billion of revenue. Its gross margin for the quarter is 38%. The above...

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iPhone sales might reach record 62 million this quarter

iPhone sales might reach record 62 million this quarter

20 October, 2014 | comments (103)

According to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, Apple is on track to sell between 56.7 million and 62.7 million iPhones during the fourth quarter of 2014 (from October to December). Overall Wall Street estimates hover around 60 million. For...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors