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Apple reaches settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission

Apple reaches settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission

15 January, 2014 | comments (30)

Apple employees received a note from the man in charge, Tim Cook, that the company has settled with the US Federal Trade Commission over the issue with in-app purchases. The dispute came about when parents complained that it was too easy for...

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China Mobile ordered over 1 million iPhone 5s

China Mobile ordered over 1 million iPhone 5s

14 January, 2014 | comments (38)

This Friday is a big day for Apple and China Mobile, as the carrier is betting big that the debut of the iPhone 5s will be a successful one. China Mobile's so confident that the company purchased 1 million iPhone 5s units for its release. The...

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Apple relaunching 8GB iPhone 4 in India to boost sales

Apple relaunching 8GB iPhone 4 in India to boost sales

14 January, 2014 | comments (142)

Apple is said to be re-releasing the iPhone 4 in India, specifically the 8GB model, according to The Economic Times. The move comes as a result to boost sales in the Indian market, which Apple has been losing to cheaper rivals running Android and...

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Apple looking to improve autofocus and OIS for new iPhone

Apple looking to improve autofocus and OIS for new iPhone

10 January, 2014 | comments (60)

A recent patent filed on behalf of Apple has made its way to the US Patents website, which details the development of a new camera stabilization mechanism. The "VCM OIS actuator module" is not only poised to reduce image blurriness, but will also...

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 Alleged Apple iPhone 6 frame leaks

Alleged Apple iPhone 6 frame leaks

08 January, 2014 | comments (48)

It's still pretty early for believable leaks of the whole design (those start popping up closer to the announcement) but some parts are certainly already in testing so there might be something to this. Straight off Chinese leakster CTech...

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Apple working on a 5.7-inch iOS phablet

Apple working on a 5.7-inch iOS phablet

05 January, 2014 | comments (187)

According to an article posted on the Japanese version of Yahoo news, Apple plans to announce a whole new series of "big sized" iPhones, carrying a display of 5.7" or larger. These aren't to be confused with the iPhone 6, which has a planned...

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iPhone 6 to come in two sizes, Foxconn leaks claim

iPhone 6 to come in two sizes, Foxconn leaks claim

03 January, 2014 | comments (220)

Foxconn, the folks responsible for the production of Apple's iPhone, have oftentimes been the source of leaks either through actual employees or infiltrators. According to information coming out of China's Weibo platform, several Foxconn insiders...

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NSA is able to install spyware on  all iPhones

NSA is able to install spyware on all iPhones

31 December, 2013 | comments (111)

A leaked NSA document proves that the agency is capable of easily deploying spyware on all iPhones and can have access to user data including SMS messages, contacts, and even a user's location by utilizing cell tower information. What's even scarier...

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Best Buy drops iPhone 5s to $125, 5c to $0 on contract

Best Buy drops iPhone 5s to $125, 5c to $0 on contract

28 December, 2013 | comments (25)

The colorful Apple iPhone 5s and 5c launched at $200 and $100 on contract respectively back in September, but Best Buy has cut down the prices of both in the US and Canada. The iPhone 5s is normally $200, but Best Buy is offering the 16GB version...


Apple iOS 7.1 beta 3 now in developers' hands, out in March

Apple iOS 7.1 beta 3 now in developers' hands, out in March

24 December, 2013 | comments (36)

According to a report by BGR Apple has commenced the distribution process of iOS 7.1 to developer partners. More specifically, the Cupertino company is currently seeding the Beta 3 version of iOS 7.1, which naturally brings bugfixes and new...

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Phablets to outsell small tablets in 2014

Phablets to outsell small tablets in 2014

23 December, 2013 | comments (39)

Long-term analyst in the field of smart technologies Bob O'Donnell, prior of IDC and now of his own TECHnalysis Research, has come out and said that phablets will outsell small tablets globally in the coming year. According to him phablets will...


Apple iPhone 5s and 5c will land on China Mobile on January 17

Apple iPhone 5s and 5c will land on China Mobile on January 17

22 December, 2013 | comments (19)

The long-awaited arrival of the Apple iPhone family on China Mobile got an official date. Apple’s iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will hit the shelves of the largest carrier in the world on January 17, 2014. The two giants announced that they have...

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Untethered iOS 7 jailbreak goes live

Untethered iOS 7 jailbreak goes live

22 December, 2013 | comments (131)

evasi0n's iOS 6 jailbreak was one of the most popular tools to gain more control over your iDevices. However, Apple patched all the exploits that were used by evasi0n through its regular software updates. Now, evad3rs has released a new...

Tags: iOS, Misc


Target promo drops  iPhone 5s and 5c prices by $50

Target promo drops iPhone 5s and 5c prices by $50

21 December, 2013 | comments (13)

Target is running a promo for the Apple iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c until December 24. The first generation iPad Mini along with the latest iPad Air are also getting discounts for last minute Christmas shoppers. The first part of the promo is only...

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Kantar: Windows Phone holds position in November

Kantar: Windows Phone holds position in November

20 December, 2013 | comments (26)

Kantar has an early present for Microsoft – the preliminary smartphone OS market share numbers for November (check the October numbers here). Windows Phone continues to show a strong presence in Italy, where it held 15.6% of the sales for the month,...


Apple iOS 7.1 beta 2 now seeding to developers

Apple iOS 7.1 beta 2 now seeding to developers

15 December, 2013 | comments (45)

The second beta version of the iOS 7.1 OS is now seeding to all the registered iOS developers. As usual, the newest firmware comes with several changes and bug fixes to enhance the overall performance. With the iOS 7.1 beta 2, we also get Touch...

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Goldgenie introduces full crystal iPhone 5s

Goldgenie introduces full crystal iPhone 5s

14 December, 2013 | comments (38)

Following the trio of gold Goldgenie iPhone 5s smartphones, the company has also unveiled a fourth one. Named the iPhone 5s Supernova, the special edition of Apple's latest smartphone is encrusted with Swarovski Crystals on the back and sides giving...

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iPhone 5s become best selling handset across all US carriers

iPhone 5s become best selling handset across all US carriers

13 December, 2013 | comments (126)

We have already seen the iPhone 5s blazing the global sales charts, thanks to a strong showing in China. But the phone is doing even better back in Apple's home country, securing the top spot across all major US carriers. According to...

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comScore: Android, iOS and WP shares in the US rise

comScore: Android, iOS and WP shares in the US rise

06 December, 2013 | comments (34)

The latest comScore report on the smartphone market in the USA is out. It reveals minor increases of the Android, iOS and Windows Phone shares among the US subscribers, while BlackBerry's share keeps sliding down. As of October 52.2% of the US...


iOS 7 runs on 74 percent of all compatible Apple devices

iOS 7 runs on 74 percent of all compatible Apple devices

05 December, 2013 | comments (79)

The latest App Store statistics released by Apple revealed that 74% of all compatible devices now boot iOS 7. The share of the latest OS version is up 10% since October, thus making iOS 7 the fastest adopted release to date. The numbers from...

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