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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 (281)

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 (83)

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 (61)

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


Apple A8 SoC in iPhone 6 rumored to come with 2 GHz CPU

Apple A8 SoC in iPhone 6 rumored to come with 2 GHz CPU

11 July, 2014 | comments (130)

Not one day goes by without a new rumor about Apple's upcoming smartphone - and today is no different. The focus of the newest purportedly leaked information is the Apple A8 SoC that will be employed by the iPhone 6. The chipset is said to be...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


iPhone 6 screen may have new haptic technology

iPhone 6 screen may have new haptic technology

10 July, 2014 | comments (93)

So there has been a lot of news about the iPhone 6’s screen. Sure, we’ve all heard about the new sapphire coating that’s supposed to make Apple’s next flagship one of the strongest screens to have ever been put on a phone, and we also know that the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Verizon’s Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

Verizon’s Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

10 July, 2014 | comments (3)

Verizon will be allegedly announcing a new promotional campaign dubbed Big Red later today. The marketing effort will allow you to pick up a smartphone for half of its current price tag. According to a report, Verizon’s Big Red promo offer...


Apple iPhone 5s tops sales charts in Q1 of this year

Apple iPhone 5s tops sales charts in Q1 of this year

08 July, 2014 | comments (68)

According to data coming from ABI Reseach, which includes analysis, market data and insights, the top 20 best selling devices in the first quarter of the year are dominated by Apple and Samsung. Apple has two devices in that period which saw good...


New rumor outs battery capacity for both iPhone 6 models

New rumor outs battery capacity for both iPhone 6 models

07 July, 2014 | comments (66)

Lately we've been inundated with iPhone 6-related rumors, but not one of those spoke about how big the batteries in the upcoming smartphones would be. Until now, that is. Today the Chinese media is abuzz with word of the battery capacities for...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


iPhone users are switching to the Galaxy S5

iPhone users are switching to the Galaxy S5

01 July, 2014 | comments (220)

There's a significant number of iFans in the UK who are fed up with waiting for an iPhone with a larger screen and have jumped ship to the Samsung Galaxy S5 as a result. It turns out that 26% of new Samsung Galaxy S5 users have switched from the...


iPhone 6 dummy units roughly depict its design, rumor says

iPhone 6 dummy units roughly depict its design, rumor says

30 June, 2014 | comments (68)

As we get closer to the fall, more and more things about the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 get leaked. Over the past few weeks, we've seen many instances of dummy units getting photographed in various poses. Though while looking at those you may have...

Tags: Apple, Rumors