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5.5-inch iPhone 6 display component images leak

5.5-inch iPhone 6 display component images leak

21 June, 2014 | comments (78)

It is widely believed that Apple will be launching two versions of the iPhone 6 later this year. One of the models is said to have a 4.7-inch display, and which we have seen leak several times in the past, and the other a rather enormous (especially...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Week 25 in review: Galaxy S5 LTE-A and Amazon Fire Phone

Week 25 in review: Galaxy S5 LTE-A and Amazon Fire Phone

21 June, 2014 | comments (4)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 25 was rather busy with new products so you are in for a long read. Enjoy! This week was marked by the announcement of...


Manual camera controls will arrive to Apple devices with iOS 8

Manual camera controls will arrive to Apple devices with iOS 8

18 June, 2014 | comments (57)

Apple will bring manual camera controls to iOS 8. The move will represent a radical departure from the company’s current practice to keep all camera settings automated, save for basic settings such as flash and HDR mode. The recently...

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4.7 and 5.5-inch iPhone dummies showcased in extensive video

4.7 and 5.5-inch iPhone dummies showcased in extensive video

18 June, 2014 | comments (49)

Jimmy Lin is many things – singer, actor, racecar driver and apparently something of an iPhone technician. A photo posted on his Weibo account shows Mr. Lin working to replace the screen of a friend's iPhone 5s that was ran over by a car. A...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple seeds iOS 8 beta 2 to developers

Apple seeds iOS 8 beta 2 to developers

18 June, 2014 | comments (30)

Apple is now seeding the iOS 8 beta 2 to developers. It comes exactly two weeks after the Beta 1 went live and brings lots of bug fixes and a few new features. Some of the critical fixes include a working brightness slider, purchases are sorted...


iPad Air 2 dummy with Touch ID shown in many leaked images

iPad Air 2 dummy with Touch ID shown in many leaked images

17 June, 2014 | comments (19)

The leaked iPhone 6 dummies are everywhere these days, smiling for photo shoot after photo shoot. Now though, it's the iPad's turn to get its very own dummy out there. Starting a possible onslaught of iPad-related dummy leaks is today's trove of...

Tags: iOS, Apple


4.7-inch iPhone 6 leaks again, this time next to HTC One M8

4.7-inch iPhone 6 leaks again, this time next to HTC One M8

17 June, 2014 | comments (76)

Yet another day, yet another iPhone 6 leak. After being pictured by Taiwanese celebrity Jimmy Lin last week, the alleged iPhone 6 has again made an appearance. This time it's next to the new HTC One (M8) flagship. The device looks very...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iPhone 6 leaks in 4.7” and 5.5” display flavors

Apple iPhone 6 leaks in 4.7” and 5.5” display flavors

14 June, 2014 | comments (184)

Alleged photos of the long-rumored two upcoming iPhone 6 versions made the rounds on Twitter. The images purportedly showcase a 4.7” and 5.5” mockups of the hotly anticipated device. iPhone 6 alleged photos (click to enlarge) The photos...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iPhone 6 sized up against the Samsung Galaxy S5

Apple iPhone 6 sized up against the Samsung Galaxy S5

13 June, 2014 | comments (168)

It looks more and more like the leaked Apple iPhone 6 design is going to stick and we've got an exclusive to show you that solidifies the rumors. An Apple iPhone 6 was pictured next to the Samsung Galaxy S5 so that we can get a clear view of how...


Apple's redesigned iPhone 6 shown in leak

Apple's redesigned iPhone 6 shown in leak

11 June, 2014 | comments (131)

Reports are rampant that the iPhone 6 has gone into full scale production mode and to accompany the news are alleged photos of the completely assembled device. Leaks on new iPhone designs have happened in the past and they've been pretty...

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Apple iPhone 6 leaked by Taiwanese star Jimmy Lin

Apple iPhone 6 leaked by Taiwanese star Jimmy Lin

11 June, 2014 | comments (156)

Taiwanese singer/actor/race driver Jimmy Lin posted photos of himself holding the yet-unannounced iPhone 5c last year and now he's back with the new iPhone 6. We've seen plenty of leaks of the iPod Touch-inspired iPhone, but given Mr. Lin's track...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Analyst: Apple to sell record 39m iPhones this quarter

Analyst: Apple to sell record 39m iPhones this quarter

10 June, 2014 | comments (53)

According to data from Morgan Stanley's AlphaWise Smartphone Tracker, which was sent in a note to investors, Apple is en route to score a record 39 million iPhones sold in the quarter ending this month. To put that in perspective Apple was able...

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Split-screen multitasking code found in iOS 8

Split-screen multitasking code found in iOS 8

10 June, 2014 | comments (106)

Game and app developer Steve Troughton-Smith reports that he has discovered code in the updated Springboard on iOS 8 that will allow Apple iPad tablets to run two apps side by side. The apps can split the screen 50/50 or 25/75. The...

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iOS 8 cracks down on WiFi hotspot tracking

iOS 8 cracks down on WiFi hotspot tracking

09 June, 2014 | comments (24)

At WWDC, Apple made a big deal about the improved safety that iOS 8 brings to its devices. Lots of these new features, however, aren't readily visible for us to see. Security expert, Frederic Jacobs has discovered that iOS 8 uses random network...

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Apple iPhone 6 rear panel leaks out of China

Apple iPhone 6 rear panel leaks out of China

09 June, 2014 | comments (77)

The iPhone 6 has been popping up in the rumor mill quite a bit recently. Quite curiously the China-based Apple manufacturer Foxconn revealed that it will be manufacturing both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch models of the upcoming Apple flagship, just hours...

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Week 23 news in review: iOS 8, Android 4.4.3, Xperia T3, One (E8)

Week 23 news in review: iOS 8, Android 4.4.3, Xperia T3, One (E8)

08 June, 2014 | comments (7)

This weeks was market by Apple's WWDC, one of the year's most anticipated events. Google took the opportunity to launch a bug fixing Android 4.4.3 firmware, while Samsung, HTC and Sony announced new handsets. The iOS 8 announcement is...


Apple's iWatch sales to start in October, reach 5M a month

Apple's iWatch sales to start in October, reach 5M a month

07 June, 2014 | comments (95)

Before the iPhone 6 dummies came into focus, it was a smartwatch (or iWatch) that sprang to mind when someone mentioned Apple. Since Apple's WWDC came and went without an iPhone, iPad or iWatch, the rumor mill is now moving its predictions for...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S: leaked pictures and features

Samsung Galaxy Tab S: leaked pictures and features

06 June, 2014 | comments (48)

We've been hearing news about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S for a while now, but now we have images of the tablet along with some of its features, ahead of its scheduled June 12th official announcement. First off, the Galaxy Tab S is going to...


Q3 Samsung Galaxy S5 orders down 25% in iPhone 6 anticipation

Q3 Samsung Galaxy S5 orders down 25% in iPhone 6 anticipation

06 June, 2014 | comments (157)

Samsung's Galaxy S5 has sold very well, however, the Korean-tech manufacturer has noticed a significant dip in orders for Q3 2014: a 25% cut. This is hardly good news for Samsung, as many believe that this is due to a significant consumer base...


IDC: smartphone ASP to fall this year, most OSes growing

IDC: smartphone ASP to fall this year, most OSes growing

05 June, 2014 | comments (26)

IDC's bold predictions of the faraway year 2018 caught our eye but the analyst company also put out much shorter term predictions for this year (we're already half way through it). The predictions echo what we've been seeing on the market – Android...