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Apple iPhone 6 Plus holds 41% of all phablet sales in US

Apple iPhone 6 Plus holds 41% of all phablet sales in US

04 December, 2014 | comments (57)

The phablet form factor has been gaining traction quickly. Last year it represented a mere 2% of all running handset and now it has managed to increase that share five-fold. In 2014 phablet sales represent a respectable 10% of all smartphone...

Tags: IOS, Apple


iPhone 6 is selling three times better than iPhone 6 Plus

iPhone 6 is selling three times better than iPhone 6 Plus

14 November, 2014 | comments (118)

Although it's been selling a lot of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units, Apple doesn't like to break down the numbers by model. So effectively we have no way of telling how many of those millions of units moved are iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. Not an...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Vivo may be working on a 3.8mm thin smartphone

Vivo may be working on a 3.8mm thin smartphone

27 October, 2014 | comments (78)

The race to create an ever so thinner 'world's thinnest smartphone' is about to get crazier than it's ever been - at least if this leak pans out. Apparently Vivo is working on a smartphone that will be around 3.8mm thin. No, that's not a typo....

Tags: Vivo, Android, Rumors


iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 get confirmed by Apple

iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 get confirmed by Apple

15 October, 2014 | comments (29)

Just as Google was busy announcing its new Nexus family, Apple managed to confirm the names of the two new tablets that it will introduce at its special event tomorrow. They will be the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3, the latter being the successor...

Tags: Apple, iOS


iPhone 6 and 6 Plus $100 off sale from Boost Mobile

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus $100 off sale from Boost Mobile

12 October, 2014 | comments (55)

Last year, Boost Mobile was the first prepaid US carrier to offer $100 off the latest Apple iPhone 5s and 5c models. This year they're doing it again with Apple's newest flagships, the Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Starting October 17, the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


iPhone 6 sales in China tipped to begin on October 10

iPhone 6 sales in China tipped to begin on October 10

28 September, 2014 | comments (41)

According to a new report, Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus might go on sale in China on October 10. The devices’ launch in the vital consumer market is yet be officially confirmed. The October 10 sales launch was allegedly revealed in an...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iPhone 6 has a more secure TouchID than iPhone 5s

Apple iPhone 6 has a more secure TouchID than iPhone 5s

24 September, 2014 | comments (56)

Tech security blog Lookout's Marc Rogers has hacked the Apple iPhone 6's TouchID fingerprint scanner using a stolen print (his own), cyanocrylate (super glue) and fingerprint tape and has an interesting tale of the event. The same Marc Rogers...

Tags: Apple, iOS


iPhone 6 A8 GPU benchmark suggests it's behind the curve

iPhone 6 A8 GPU benchmark suggests it's behind the curve

12 September, 2014 | comments (286)

The first Apple iPhone 6 benchmark results have popped up and they're from the GPU testing Basemark X suite. The iPhone 6 scores 21,204 points, which is just marginally better than the score of its predecessor. The iPhone 5s manages a score of...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Alleged iPhone 6 pricing in Hong Kong gets revealed

Alleged iPhone 6 pricing in Hong Kong gets revealed

03 September, 2014 | comments (84)

Alleged pricing of the yet to be revealed Apple iPhone 6 made the rounds online. The leaked numbers reveal the potential price tags of both the 4.7” and the 5.5” model. The Apple iPhone 6 with 4.7” display will purportedly cost 6,663 HKD...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Samsung sold more LTE smartphones than Apple in Q2

Samsung sold more LTE smartphones than Apple in Q2

25 August, 2014 | comments (58)

According to Strategy Analytics, Samsung occupies the top spot on the global market for LTE smartphones in Q2 this year. The Korean giant took the leadership position with 28.6 million devices sold on its way to 32.2% share. Samsung overtook...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, LG


Sweet 3D models put iPhone 6 next to Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Sweet 3D models put iPhone 6 next to Samsung Galaxy Alpha

20 August, 2014 | comments (81)

We've seen plenty of iPhone 6 dummies though photos are usually of bad quality and don't compare Apple's new flagship to its main rivals. Well, perhaps the biggest challenger is out, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, and thanks to the 3D modelling skills of...


iPhone 6 1,810mAh and 6L 2,915mAh batteries leak

iPhone 6 1,810mAh and 6L 2,915mAh batteries leak

17 August, 2014 | comments (129)

Early in July we heard that the iPhone 6 with 4.7" display will carry a battery between 1,800mAh and 1,900mAh and that the 5.5" iPhone 6 will have something around 2,500mAh. Now we get a glimpse of what could possibly be the two batteries. The...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


More iPhone 6 photos leak, no big surprises

More iPhone 6 photos leak, no big surprises

15 August, 2014 | comments (146)

Even more photos of Apple's upcoming iPhone 6 are surfacing online. Some pics of the phone's outer casing suggest that even though the device will be sporting a 4.7” display, it'll still be usable with one hand. Steve Jobs' reluctance to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


HTC One (M8) with WP 8.1 shows up in the Netherlands

HTC One (M8) with WP 8.1 shows up in the Netherlands

06 August, 2014 | comments (30)

The HTC One (M8) with Windows Phone 8.1 made yet another unscheduled appearance. After getting caught in a press image last week, the yet to be announced handset quietly showed up on the website of a Dutch wireless carrier, thus suggesting that the...


New photos size up the Galaxy Alpha against the iPhone 5s

New photos size up the Galaxy Alpha against the iPhone 5s

05 August, 2014 | comments (54)

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks just keep on coming. The latest one is a double one including partial specifications as well as new photos. Courtesy of Twitter user @culeaks, we can now see the Samsung Galaxy Alpha compared with the iPhone 5s. The...


Leaked iPhone 6 motherboard has NFC chip

Leaked iPhone 6 motherboard has NFC chip

27 July, 2014 | comments (90)

Some new images of the iPhone 6 motherboard PCB have leaked from French website NowWhereElse. The PCB is bigger than the one on the iPhone 5s, hinting at the larger size and the screw slots align with the previously leaked case designs. But the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iPhone 6 tipped to launch on September 19

Apple iPhone 6 tipped to launch on September 19

21 July, 2014 | comments (62)

A promotional flyer for the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 has been posted by a Weibo user in China. It depicts two iPhone smartphones, a 4.7" and a 5.5" one, alongside their respective prices. A lot of rumors have suggested that Apple is considering to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


New Apple iPhone 6 images arrive, tell a familiar story

New Apple iPhone 6 images arrive, tell a familiar story

18 July, 2014 | comments (135)

The Apple iPhone 6 leak marathon continues and as the finish line approaches, everyone involved is picking up the pace. Today we get yet another batch of live photos showing the upcoming Apple smartphone in its white version. Apple iPhone...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iPhone 6 to come with an improved TouchID sensor

Apple iPhone 6 to come with an improved TouchID sensor

17 July, 2014 | comments (22)

The TouchID fingerprint scanner was one of the key selling points of the Apple iPhone 5s and while its initial reception was mixed at best, the sheer number of devices to come with a fingerprint scanner since suggests it was a smart move. So it will...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Analysts: Galaxy S5 sales trailing iPhone 5s, Galaxy S4

Analysts: Galaxy S5 sales trailing iPhone 5s, Galaxy S4

16 July, 2014 | comments (92)

Samsung had a weak Q2 this year and pointed its finger at cheap smartphones from China saying they've been eating into the company's profits. Seoul-based analyst agency Counterpoint feels there's more to the story – the new Galaxy S5 flagship has...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors