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Apple admits a battery issue in a small number of iPhone 5s units

Apple admits a battery issue in a small number of iPhone 5s units

29 October, 2013 | comments (76)

Earlier this month while going through our battery test of the iPhone 5s, we noted that on some occasions, the smartphone suffered from quick battery drain. Today, in a statement to The New York Times, Apple has acknowledged that a small number of...

Tags: Apple, iOS


SA: Samsung smartphone lead expands as Apple falters

SA: Samsung smartphone lead expands as Apple falters

29 October, 2013 | comments (119)

Strategy Analytics is reporting on the smartphone market and had to use the word "record" a lot. Smartphone shipments worldwide for the third quarter of this year grew 45% to reach a record 251 million units, the first time ever smartphone...


Apple Q4 report: 33.8 million iPhones, 14.1 million iPads sold

Apple Q4 report: 33.8 million iPhones, 14.1 million iPads sold

28 October, 2013 | comments (70)

Apple has posted its financial report for Q4 of 2013 (that’s the quarter ending in September as the company has a shifter fiscal year). The company managed to exceed its own guidance of $34-37 billion in revenue, scoring $37.5 billion in total...

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China Mobile teases LTE network ahead of iPhone 5s launch

China Mobile teases LTE network ahead of iPhone 5s launch

28 October, 2013 | comments (6)

China Mobile has posted a teaser page of its upcoming 4G LTE network. The most popular carrier in China will also start offering the Apple iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C to complement the launch of its high-speed mobile network. According to the...

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Apple iPhone 5s and 5c hit 35 more countries today

Apple iPhone 5s and 5c hit 35 more countries today

25 October, 2013 | comments (39)

Today marks the start of the second availability wave of Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c, which includes 35 more countries. Among those are Spain, Russia and South Korea. The full list of countries in alphabetic order is as follows - Austria, Belgium,...

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Apple iPad mini 2 and iPad Air go official

Apple iPad mini 2 and iPad Air go official

22 October, 2013 | comments (103)

The wraps are off, the new Apple tablets are official. Say hello to the new 9.7" model, iPad Air (not 5), and the new 7.9" model, the iPad mini 2. The big news, of course, is that the mini model now has a Retina display. Apple iPad mini 2 The...

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Nokia Lumia sales hit a record last quarter

Nokia Lumia sales hit a record last quarter

21 October, 2013 | comments (274)

After a bit of rough times it seems things are finally looking up for Nokia and the Windows Phone platform in general. According to The Wall Street Journal, the company managed to sell "at least eight million" Windows Phone devices between July and...


Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to feature an eye-scanning sensor

Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored to feature an eye-scanning sensor

17 October, 2013 | comments (317)

Hot on the heels on the rumors from the past week, another bit of information emerged, potentially shedding light on the specs of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5. Reportedly, the next generation of the popular smartphone will come with and...


Consumer Reports: iPhone screen no match for Android flagships

Consumer Reports: iPhone screen no match for Android flagships

17 October, 2013 | comments (263)

Consumer Reports, one of the most influential comparison sites in tech, has wrapped up its review of the new iPhone 5s and 5c models. While it holds the improved processor, better camera, and new fingerprint sensor in high regard, CR says that Apple...

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Apple quietly increases iPhone 5s and 5c prices in France

Apple quietly increases iPhone 5s and 5c prices in France

16 October, 2013 | comments (52)

Apple has silently increased the retail price of its iPhone 5s and 5c models in France. The price increase isn't drastic - the iPhone 5s 16 GB model has saw a €10 increase, the 32 GB model a €12 and the 64 gig model €18. The iPhone 5c has seen €10...

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Apple's iPad event is all but set for October 22, now official

Apple's iPad event is all but set for October 22, now official

15 October, 2013 | comments (47)

Confirming the rumor, Apple today has sent out invites to media for an October 22 event. Almost a week ago, we reported the rumor about that and now it all seems to be nicely confirmed. In their invites Apple is not hinting in any way what the...

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Usage of Sapphire in smartphones set to increase

Usage of Sapphire in smartphones set to increase

15 October, 2013 | comments (39)

Sapphire is turning out to be one of the most popular materials used to build a smartphone, according to a study from IHS. The research firm also reveals that the usage of the material is expected to reach 54 kilometers - not those kilometers, but...

Tags: Misc


iPhone 5s stock almost out in the US, iPhone 5c fully available

iPhone 5s stock almost out in the US, iPhone 5c fully available

11 October, 2013 | comments (85)

Apple went off to a good start with its new generation of iPhone – in just the first weekend the company shipped 9 million units of the 5s and 5c combined. But analyst Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray thinks this is mostly thanks to the iPhone 5s,...

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Apple reportedly halves the iPhone 5c production orders

Apple reportedly halves the iPhone 5c production orders

10 October, 2013 | comments (110)

Apple iPhone 5c might be in trouble. The latest report coming from the guys over CTechCN, suggests Apple has halved the iPhone 5c production to 150,000 units per day compared to the initial 300,000 order. CTechCN has proven trustworthy with numerous...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iPhone 5s and 5c hit 36  more countries on October 25

Apple iPhone 5s and 5c hit 36 more countries on October 25

09 October, 2013 | comments (71)

Apple has just released a press release announcing the availability of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c in 56 more markets around the globe. The Apple's iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c launched on September 20 in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany,...

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Qualcomm retracts its SVP's comment on Apple A7 chip

Qualcomm retracts its SVP's comment on Apple A7 chip

09 October, 2013 | comments (83)

Anand Chandrasekher, current Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Qualcomm said Apple's A7 64-bit processor was "a marketing gimmick" with "zero benefit" to consumers. Now a spokesperson for the chipmaker has addressed the comment to...

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Apple iPhone 5s is the top selling device in the US in September

Apple iPhone 5s is the top selling device in the US in September

04 October, 2013 | comments (295)

Apple iPhone 5s went on sale in the US on all the four major carriers on September 20. In just 10 days, the newest iPhone has outsold Samsung's Galaxy S4 and became the top selling smartphone in the US for the month of September. According to a...

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Qualcomm VP: Apple A7 chip is a marketing gimmick

Qualcomm VP: Apple A7 chip is a marketing gimmick

02 October, 2013 | comments (205)

One of the major features of the recently announced Apple iPhone 5s is the company's own A7 chip and its 64-bit nature. However, according to Qualcomm's senior vice president and head of marketing Anand Chandrasekher, the 64-bit architecture of the...

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Google’s Nexus 5 will allegedly feature nano-SIM card slot

Google’s Nexus 5 will allegedly feature nano-SIM card slot

30 September, 2013 | comments (32)

Hot on the heels of the leaked specs from earlier today, another detail on the highly anticipated Nexus 5 made an appearance. The next generation, LG-made Nexus will reportedly feature a nano-SIM card slot. The information on the smartphone...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Samsung to manufacture 30-40% of Apple’s upcoming A8 chip

Samsung to manufacture 30-40% of Apple’s upcoming A8 chip

29 September, 2013 | comments (102)

While the freshly announced, 64-bit CPU toting iPhone 5s is enjoying its time under the spotlight, a report has emerged, potentially shedding light on the production of Apple’s next generation mobile SoC. According to Korean media, Samsung will...

Tags: Apple, Rumors