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A third of all Samsung Galaxy S5 upgrades leave an iPhone behind

A third of all Samsung Galaxy S5 upgrades leave an iPhone behind

17 April, 2014 | comments (173)

According to a report in The Telegraph, more than a third (38% to be precise) of the users who upgraded to a Samsung Galaxy S5 switched from an Apple iPhone. The data has been gathered from the mobile trade-in website CompareMyMobile. The...


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


Apple iPads and iPhone 5c were Black Friday's best performers

Apple iPads and iPhone 5c were Black Friday's best performers

04 December, 2013 | comments (52)

The sales of Apple's latest tablet, the iPad Air saw a growth of 51% during the past weekend, according to a report from Localytics. The fact that the device has been on sale for just over a month along with Black Friday promotional offers drove the...


Nokia Lumia 1520 leaks in more live photos

Nokia Lumia 1520 leaks in more live photos

08 October, 2013 | comments (74)

The long rumored Nokia Lumia 1520 has leaked yet again via two new live shots. We already saw the phablet confirmed by various live pictures, a press image, even by an official Snapdragon tweet. We already know most of the Lumia 1520 key specs -...


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...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Walmart discounts the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 indefinitely

Walmart discounts the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 indefinitely

23 June, 2013 | comments (35)

With the iPhone nearing its annual refresh cycle, Walmart has jumped the gun and put the current Apple smartphone offering in the discount corner to make space for the upcoming iPhone. As a result, the Apple iPhone 4S and Apple iPhone 5 have both...

Tags: Apple, iOS


AT&T updates iPhone 5/4S with Emergency Alerts support

AT&T updates iPhone 5/4S with Emergency Alerts support

15 June, 2013 | comments (12)

AT&T has started pushing out a software update for the iPhone 5 and the iPhone 4S in the US, which adds support for Wireless Emergency Alerts. Once you install this update, your phone will be able to receive these alerts, which are issued by the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, AT&T


Tim Cook apologizes for iPhone warranty troubles in China

Tim Cook apologizes for iPhone warranty troubles in China

02 April, 2013 | comments (41)

Apple had come under fire from the Chinese media due to issues related to the warranty for the iPhone in China, related specifically to the iPhone 4 and the 4S. It seems instead of replacing the phones entirely, which require the company to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, iPhone


Apple iPhone 5 and 4S top global smartphone shipments for Q4 2012

Apple iPhone 5 and 4S top global smartphone shipments for Q4 2012

20 February, 2013 | comments (365)

According to the latest report from the Strategy Analytics, Apple iPhone 5 was the best-selling smartphone in the world for the the fourth quarter of 2012. Surprisingly, the second spot was taken by Apple's iPhone 4S, leaving the Samsung's...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


iOS 6.1.1 update released for the iPhone 4S

iOS 6.1.1 update released for the iPhone 4S

12 February, 2013 | comments (39)

Recently, there have been reports of the iPhone 4S having cellular performance issues after updating to the new iOS 6.1 update. Vodafone even suggested its customers not to upgrade to iOS 6.1 if they have an iPhone 4S. A few days later, Apple...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Vodafone suggests its iPhone 4S users do not update to iOS 6.1

Vodafone suggests its iPhone 4S users do not update to iOS 6.1

09 February, 2013 | comments (58)

Apple had recently released the latest update for its iOS platform, improving LTE support and fixing a few bugs. Unfortunately, iOS 6.1 seems to be having issues with connecting to the internet, sending and receiving texts and also occasionally with...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Best Buy offers $50 discount on iPhone 5 and 4S in the US

Best Buy offers $50 discount on iPhone 5 and 4S in the US

10 December, 2012 | comments (30)

Best Buy is offering a $50 discount on the iPhone 5 and 4S. The smartphones are available for all major carriers in the US that carry them - Verizon Wireless, AT&T and Sprint. You could arrange a device from Verizon and Sprint to be shipped...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

03 December, 2012 | comments (156)

For a seventh consecutive month, the Samsung Galaxy S III is the most popular smartphone in the United Kingdom. The data compiled by uSwitch is based on live searches, pre-orders, as well as postpaid sales. Curiously, Apple's current...


EE launching its LTE network in UK on Oct. 30, pricing revealed

EE launching its LTE network in UK on Oct. 30, pricing revealed

23 October, 2012 | comments (55)

EE is calling its new service 4GEE and it will launch commercially stating next Tuesday (October 30). 4GEE stands for the services offered by EE's LTE network, which will allow the usual calls and texts, with the addition of mobile data speeds of...

Tags: Misc


Apple iPhone 5 aluminum shell plagued by chipping issues

Apple iPhone 5 aluminum shell plagued by chipping issues

22 September, 2012 | comments (779)

It seems to have become a routine now. Every year Apple releases a new iPhone and while most of the customers are delighted a subset of buyers pull the short end of the stick. With the iPhone 4, it was the antennagate issue, with the iPhone 4S it...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple iPhone 5's A6 chipset performance examined in detail

Apple iPhone 5's A6 chipset performance examined in detail

22 September, 2012 | comments (475)

Ever since the Apple iPhone 5 was announced, the A6 chipset which powers it has been something of a riddle. With Apple mentioning nothing on the exact specifications, we had to wait another week to find the core count and architecture, as well as...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple weighs in: more than 2 million iPhone 5 units pre-ordered

Apple weighs in: more than 2 million iPhone 5 units pre-ordered

17 September, 2012 | comments (251)

A couple of hours after AT&T announced that the iPhone 5 had broken the previous record for best-selling iPhone, Apple stepped up and gives us some exact numbers. In a Press Release the Cupertino-based company shares that the iPhone 5 has hit...

Tags: Apple, Touch UI, iOS


Apple releases camera sample images from the new iPhone 5

Apple releases camera sample images from the new iPhone 5

13 September, 2012 | comments (155)

One of the key features that Apple chose to talk about during the iPhone 5 keynote yesterday was the camera. The camera on the iPhone 4S was already impressive and if Apple is to be believed, the one on the iPhone 5 is even better. Now on...


Apple's court filings reveal early iPhone designs

Apple's court filings reveal early iPhone designs

27 July, 2012 | comments (99)

The legal battle between Apple and Samsung may have become tiring to some but you can't deny the juiciness of some of the secrets that have been uncovered through internal documents since the two started going at each other. Case in point being...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Purported images of the next generation iPhone leaks

Purported images of the next generation iPhone leaks

13 July, 2012 | comments (143)

We have seen leaked images of the next generation iPhone before but those were just of the aluminum back shell. Today, we have what looks like a completely assembled device placed next to the current iPhone 4S. As before, the device is...