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Apple iPhone 6 tipped to retain 8 MP resolution

Apple iPhone 6 tipped to retain 8 MP resolution

21 March, 2014 | comments (183)

Sources with some knowledge of the matter suggest that Apple will not be interested in increasing the megapixel count of its next iPhone smartphone camera. Instead Apple will likely focus on improving the lens system and image quality. Previous...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iOS 7.1 jailbroken on iPhone 4

Apple iOS 7.1 jailbroken on iPhone 4

21 March, 2014 | comments (17)

The hacker known as @winocm has managed to jailbreak the iOS 7.1 running on iPhone 4. He has already demonstrated the untethered jailbreak on video. Here is the proof: Now that winocm has managed to find an exploit on the A4-based iPhone...

Tags: Apple, iOS


China Mobile sold just 1 million iPhones, has first drop in profits

China Mobile sold just 1 million iPhones, has first drop in profits

20 March, 2014 | comments (49)

China Mobile reports its first loss of annual profits in 14 years as the world's largest carrier by subscribers is heavily investing in its 4G network. The carrier has sold roughly 1.34 LTE-enabled smartphones, most of which were iPhones. It...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple secures advanced multitouch stylus patent

Apple secures advanced multitouch stylus patent

20 March, 2014 | comments (94)

Apple is working on a stylus with an extendable nib with multiple tips and a built in light sensor. The information comes from patent images secured by AppleInsider. The nib on the stylus is flexible and can either work almost entirely from...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iPhone 5c with 8 GB is now official

Apple iPhone 5c with 8 GB is now official

18 March, 2014 | comments (95)

The wing man to the flagship iPhone 5s hasn't been selling all too well around the world and today, as expected, Apple is taking a step to fix that. Meet the 8GB Apple iPhone 5c. The phone has appeared on UK carrier O2's website with a variety of...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple retires iPad 2,  16GB iPad 4 replaces it

Apple retires iPad 2, 16GB iPad 4 replaces it

18 March, 2014 | comments (22)

Today marks a shakeup in Apple’s lineup - first was the introduction of an 8GB iPhone 5c and now Apple has discontinued the iPad 2. The iPad 4 will be taking its place and price tag. The iPad 2 was left as the budget option in the big iPad...

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Apple to launch 8GB iPhone 5c tomorrow

Apple to launch 8GB iPhone 5c tomorrow

17 March, 2014 | comments (130)

Various tips, leaked emails and even a picture of a retail box suggest Apple is prepping to launch a cheaper iPhone 5c model with 8GB storage tomorrow, March 18. We have been tipped already by internal sources from two major European carriers...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


EU edges closer to the universal mobile phone charger

EU edges closer to the universal mobile phone charger

17 March, 2014 | comments (43)

Members of he EU Parliament have voted last week for an update to the radio equipment laws, which will introduce a common charger for mobile phones sold within the Union. The common charger is believed to reduce environmental waste and make life...


Alleged images of iOS 8 show new applications

Alleged images of iOS 8 show new applications

14 March, 2014 | comments (68)

The alleged images of the next iteration of iOS have made an appearance, showing us what the iOS 8 mobile operating system might look like. According to the leaked screenshots, the iOS 8 will look a lot similar to the current version, featuring...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


This gold and diamond encrusted iPhone 5 can be yours for $1M

This gold and diamond encrusted iPhone 5 can be yours for $1M

11 March, 2014 | comments (48)

The Alchemist London team proves they have the philosopher's stone by turning an iPhone 5 (not 5s) into gold – a one-off gadget worth $1 million / £600K. The millionaire's gadget takes 5 months of handcrafting to produce and there will be only two...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Misc


Apple iOS 7.1 now seeding to iDevices, CarPlay in tow

Apple iOS 7.1 now seeding to iDevices, CarPlay in tow

10 March, 2014 | comments (138)

As expected, Apple has released iOS 7.1 update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The user interface changes are most noticeable and include tweaks to the phone dialer and the power off area, where Apple has opted for round UI elements....

Tags: Apple, iOS


iOS 7.1 to hit iDevices before March 11

iOS 7.1 to hit iDevices before March 11

05 March, 2014 | comments (46)

Apple is gearing to bring the first major update to its iOS 7 software any day now. John Gruber from Apple-centric blog Daring Fireball has learned that the update will include an app which will stream performances from the iTunes...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple CarPlay integrates your iPhone with your car

Apple CarPlay integrates your iPhone with your car

03 March, 2014 | comments (59)

Apple has announced CarPlay, a feature that will integrate your iPhone with your car, allowing you to access your phone more easily using just your voice or the controls on your car. CarPlay works by connecting your iPhone to your car. After...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Alleged Apple iPhone 6 front panel surfaces

Alleged Apple iPhone 6 front panel surfaces

02 March, 2014 | comments (204)

The dust has only just began to settle in the post-MWC 2014 mobile world and we already have the next storm coming from Rumorland. An front panel allegedly belonging to the Apple iPhone 6 has shown its face and has led further credence to the rumors...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Third-party apps can use Samsung's fingerprint scanner

Third-party apps can use Samsung's fingerprint scanner

27 February, 2014 | comments (74)

In a not so surprising move Samsung released its latest flagship with a fingerprint scanner just as rumors suggested. The home button on the Galaxy S5 does more than just unlocking the phone though. Samsung is also providing its fingerprint...


iOS is still the king of the corporate world

iOS is still the king of the corporate world

13 February, 2014 | comments (137)

Despite Android holding the majority of the mobile market share, enterprise users are overwhelmingly comprised of iOS devices. A report by Good Technology, which is a company that provides secure usage software for enterprise users, revealed the...

Tags: Android, iOS


Gartner: smartphones outsold featurephones in 2013

Gartner: smartphones outsold featurephones in 2013

13 February, 2014 | comments (27)

According to analysts at Gartner, smartphones sales have exceeded featurephone sales for the first time in 2013. Smartphones accounted for 53.6% of sales in 2013, but in the fourth quarter alone they had a 57.6% share, showing their numbers are...


The iPhone 6 alleged pictures storming the internet are fake

The iPhone 6 alleged pictures storming the internet are fake

13 February, 2014 | comments (51)

A bunch of authentic looking photos of an alleged Apple iPhone 6 prototype have invaded the internet in just a few hours. They make the rounds on various websites, forums and social networks. The alleged iPhone 6 photos Those pictures...

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Purported live photos of Apple iPhone 6 casing make the rounds

Purported live photos of Apple iPhone 6 casing make the rounds

12 February, 2014 | comments (73)

Live photos showing the alleged casing of the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 made the rounds on the web. The images give us a possible glimpse of Apple’s much awaited large-screen iPhone model. iPhone 6 alleged casing (click to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Smartphone sales in China grow 21.9% QoQ, Samsung stays on top

Smartphone sales in China grow 21.9% QoQ, Samsung stays on top

12 February, 2014 | comments (46)

Digitimes has conducted its own research on the Chinese smartphone market in Q4, concluding that sales have grown 21.9% over the previous quarter. That's quite a leap, but compared to the same quarter of last year the sales are 15.9%...