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Apple iPhone 6 tipped to launch on September 19

Apple iPhone 6 tipped to launch on September 19

21 July, 2014 | comments (60)

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


Counterclockwise: Nokia N9, iPhone 4, Nexus 7, WP8

Counterclockwise: Nokia N9, iPhone 4, Nexus 7, WP8

28 June, 2014 | comments (20)

This is the new edition of Counterclockwise, where we'll be taking a look at all of the most significant news articles that happened during this week over the past several years. The last week of June has seen plenty of hardware announcements from...


Walmart drops prices for the iPhone 5c and the 5s

Walmart drops prices for the iPhone 5c and the 5s

27 June, 2014 | comments (43)

Walmart has announced price drops on the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 5s. If you have been waiting to pick up either of these, you will now be saving up to $50. The 16GB iPhone 5c now costs $29, down from $49 before. The 16GB iPhone 5s now costs...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Huawei Honor 6 debuts with 5

Huawei Honor 6 debuts with 5" 1080p screen, octa-core chipset

24 June, 2014 | comments (48)

Huawei unveiled the Honor 6 (aka Glory 6) and aimed it squarely at the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Apple iPhone 5s. The phone matches the stunning thinness of the Ascend P6 and measures 139.8 x 68.8 x 6.5mm, weighing 135g. The Huawei Honor 6...

Tags: Huawei, Android


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...

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Apple tipped to bring home automation features to iPhone

Apple tipped to bring home automation features to iPhone

26 May, 2014 | comments (53)

According to a report in the Financial Times, Apple will bring home automation features to the iPhone family. The Cupertino giant is expected to showcase the new functionality at WWDC which kicks off next week, on June 2. The new...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iPhone 6 dummy pictured and measured

Apple iPhone 6 dummy pictured and measured

22 May, 2014 | comments (138)

Another day, another iPhone 6 leak. iphone-store.ro contacted us with info on the upcoming Apple iPhone 6, including photos of a dummy and measurements made with a digital sliding gauge. This should finally settle the dispute about the size of the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple iPhone 6 leaks via case maker, suggests familiar design

Apple iPhone 6 leaks via case maker, suggests familiar design

12 May, 2014 | comments (66)

Yet another Apple iPhone 6 leak came in today, courtesy of a case maker who works with the major UK retailer Mobilefun. The interesting bit here is that the design of the smartphone stays quite close to that of the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s, rather...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple snatches Nokia's Lumia Photography Lead

Apple snatches Nokia's Lumia Photography Lead

09 May, 2014 | comments (109)

Apple has taken advantage of the just completed Nokia acquisition by Microsoft and has snatched one of the Finnish company's most valuable experts. Ari Partinen, head of the Lumia Photography division, has just announced that he's leaving the...

Tags: Apple, Nokia


This 24-carat gold plated HTC One M8 costs 1900 pounds

This 24-carat gold plated HTC One M8 costs 1900 pounds

06 May, 2014 | comments (27)

Ever since Apple launched the iPhone 5s, gold has become a popular color, with companies like HTC offering a gold colored variant of the HTC One M8 as standard. But there always existed companies who made gold-plated versions of existing phones, and...

Tags: HTC, Android