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Apple launches iOS 7.0.5 iPhone update in several regions

Apple launches iOS 7.0.5 iPhone update in several regions

30 January, 2014 | comments (111)

Apple has just launched iOS 7.0.5 update for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. It makes some minor bugs go away and fixes network provisioning for Chinese models. According to user reports the new update is rolling out in China, Croatia, Germany...


SA: Android share grows to 79% in 2013, iOS loses ground

SA: Android share grows to 79% in 2013, iOS loses ground

29 January, 2014 | comments (74)

As we already reported, 2013 is the strongest year for smartphones sales to date with more than 990 million units shipped - a steep rise from the 700 million in 2012. According to Strategy Analytics, the real winner of the blooming smartphone sales...


Apple iPhone 5c sales fall short of expectations, Tim Cook admits

Apple iPhone 5c sales fall short of expectations, Tim Cook admits

28 January, 2014 | comments (80)

Apple put out its Q1 report and investors instantly spotted that the iPhone 5c, which replaced the iPhone 5, hasn’t been selling as well as expected. CEO Tim Cook is optimistic about Apple's performance with the iPhone 5s and 5c combo, but...

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Russian carrier Megafon sells the iPhone again

Russian carrier Megafon sells the iPhone again

28 January, 2014 | comments (16)

Russia's second largest cell carrier, Megafon, has ended their ban on offering the iPhone to its customers, and has started selling Apple's smartphone once again. Megafon originally stopped offering the iPhone due to distribution disputes with...

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Kantar: WP, Android grow but lose some momentum

Kantar: WP, Android grow but lose some momentum

27 January, 2014 | comments (32)

Kantar has just released its statistics on the smartphone OS market share for the quarter ending in December. The report shows Android and Windows Phone expansions continue through 2013 with steady growth even though it might be losing its momentum....


Apple denies that the NSA has iOS access

Apple denies that the NSA has iOS access

25 January, 2014 | comments (90)

We recently reported on the NSA's access to all iPhones, making each user's data visible to the watching eyes of the government agency. There was even some talk that Apple may have worked with the NSA, basically handing over a key to all of their...

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Apple said to launch a pair of large-screen iPhones this year

Apple said to launch a pair of large-screen iPhones this year

23 January, 2014 | comments (106)

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Apple will launch two large-screen iPhone devices this year. The rumor falls right in line with a claim by Bloomberg from November last year, suggesting that Apple is working on an iPhone duo with...

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Upcoming iOS 7 update to fix random reboots

Upcoming iOS 7 update to fix random reboots

23 January, 2014 | comments (63)

Some iPhone users have been reporting random rebooting on their phones ever since they updated to iOS 7. The phone would just go to the black (or white, depending upon the color of the phone) boot screen, before going back to the...

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Apple reportedly decided on a 4.8” display for next iPhone

Apple reportedly decided on a 4.8” display for next iPhone

22 January, 2014 | comments (111)

According to a note to investors by the Wall Street analyst Timothy Arcuri of Cowen and Company, Apple has already decided on the screen size of the next iPhone. The device will reportedly feature a 4.8” display when it goes official. The...

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Apple relaunches outdated iPhone 4 in India

Apple relaunches outdated iPhone 4 in India

21 January, 2014 | comments (319)

Yes, you read that correctly. Apple is relaunching its popular iPhone 4 in the Indian market. The phone was all the rage back in 2010 but is now barely running iOS 7 on a single-core 1 GHz processor, 512 MB of RAM and lowly 8 gigs of...

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Apple iOS 7.1 beta 4 now available to testing partners

Apple iOS 7.1 beta 4 now available to testing partners

21 January, 2014 | comments (30)

Apple is seeding the iOS 7.1 beta 4 to its testing partners. The previous beta iteration of iOS 7.1 was released almost a month ago in December, so it was about time we got a new one. The company is rumored to release two more versions of the...

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Apple could out a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 as early as June

Apple could out a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 as early as June

20 January, 2014 | comments (91)

Chinese analyst Sun Chyang Xu has reported that Apple plans to release an upcoming iPhone 6 model with a 4.7" screen this June, with production expected to get under way in May. Unfortunately, it will retain the 1136 x 640 pixel density of its...

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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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