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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...

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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


iPhone 5s chipset detailed, 1.3GHz CPU, PowerVR Series 6 GPU

iPhone 5s chipset detailed, 1.3GHz CPU, PowerVR Series 6 GPU

24 September, 2013 | comments (255)

Thanks to the guys over Chipworks and their detailed inspection of the board of the iPhone 5s, we now know the full specifications of the chipset of Apple's latest flagship. As you probably know since day one, the new iPhone 5s runs on a new...

Tags: Apple


Apple sells 9 million iPhone 5s and 5c units in first weekend

Apple sells 9 million iPhone 5s and 5c units in first weekend

23 September, 2013 | comments (242)

Apple prides itself on its opening weekend sales each year and there's always that word record somewhere to be found. This year Apple boasts 9 million sold iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c units in the first weekend. Apple didn't provide specifics on...

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24-carat Apple iPhone 5s is now available, costs you $2853

24-carat Apple iPhone 5s is now available, costs you $2853

21 September, 2013 | comments (59)

Gold Genie, a company known for gold plating popular gadgets and smartphones recently came up with the gold edition of the HTC One. Now, the firm has built a 24-carat Apple iPhone 5s, which was officially announced a couple of days ago. The...

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Live images of HTC One Mini in gold surface

Live images of HTC One Mini in gold surface

20 September, 2013 | comments (29)

A 24-carat gold version of the HTC's flagship smartphone is already up for grabs, but as it seems, we might soon see its Mini variant following the same path. Here are the first photos of the HTC One Mini in gold. These were sent to us by an...

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Apple iPhone 5s first availability wave hits, reported low supply

Apple iPhone 5s first availability wave hits, reported low supply

20 September, 2013 | comments (86)

The iPhone 5s is launching today in the US, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, Singapore and the UK. The device can be bough from Apple's own retail stores in the US with a plan for Sprint, Verizon or AT&T or from T-Mobile...

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iPhone 5s and 5c reservations in China to start from Sep 17

iPhone 5s and 5c reservations in China to start from Sep 17

14 September, 2013 | comments (33)

Apple's latest smartphones - the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will hitting China since day one for the very first time. The Cupertino company has announced that the consumers in the world's largest smartphone market will be able to reserve their...

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HTC One gold-colored shell shows its face in China

HTC One gold-colored shell shows its face in China

13 September, 2013 | comments (40)

HTC One was initially launched in Black and Silver colors back in March this year. Later on we got Ruby Red exclusive to Sprint and Glamour Red - selling only in the UK, while a few days ago at the IFA HTC added yet another flavors to the One lineup...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Walmart to sell iPhone 5s for $189 or iPhone 5c for $79

Walmart to sell iPhone 5s for $189 or iPhone 5c for $79

12 September, 2013 | comments (32)

In a rare twist Walmart will be offering discounts on the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c at launch day. You can pre-order the iPhone 5c starting tomorrow, but you'll have to go to the store to pick it up. The iPhone 5s is only available in store. The...

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The iPhone 5c and 5s have bigger batteries than the iPhone 5

The iPhone 5c and 5s have bigger batteries than the iPhone 5

12 September, 2013 | comments (170)

Apple promised improved battery life for its new iPhone 5s and 5c, but other than endurance times for a few use cases, the company gave little info on the battery itself. Luckily, it's FCC's job to certify such aspects of a mobile device so now we...

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