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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 (42)

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


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...


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


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 launches 8GB iPhone 5c in India

Apple launches 8GB iPhone 5c in India

24 May, 2014 | comments (137)

You all know the iPhone 5c – it was supposed to become the long awaited cheap iPhone that will help Apple expand its reach and strengthen its presence in developing markets. Except that it wasn’t particularly cheap, which kinda ruined the whole...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Alleged official image of Amazon’s phone emerges

Alleged official image of Amazon’s phone emerges

01 May, 2014 | comments (28)

Purported official image of the upcoming Amazon smartphone made an appearance. The image is reportedly the work of graphic designers at Amazon and has been verified as the real deal. At a quick glance, the yet to be annoucned Amazon phone...


Apple iPhone 5c with 8 GB is now official

Apple iPhone 5c with 8 GB is now official

18 March, 2014 | comments (95)

The wing man to the flagship iPhone 5s hasn't been selling all too well around the world and today, as expected, Apple is taking a step to fix that. Meet the 8GB Apple iPhone 5c. The phone has appeared on UK carrier O2's website with a variety of...

Tags: Apple, iOS


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 CarPlay integrates your iPhone with your car

Apple CarPlay integrates your iPhone with your car

03 March, 2014 | comments (59)

Apple has announced CarPlay, a feature that will integrate your iPhone with your car, allowing you to access your phone more easily using just your voice or the controls on your car. CarPlay works by connecting your iPhone to your car. After...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 5c sales fall short of expectations, Tim Cook admits

Apple iPhone 5c sales fall short of expectations, Tim Cook admits

28 January, 2014 | comments (80)

Apple put out its Q1 report and investors instantly spotted that the iPhone 5c, which replaced the iPhone 5, hasn’t been selling as well as expected. CEO Tim Cook is optimistic about Apple's performance with the iPhone 5s and 5c combo, but...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple said to launch a pair of large-screen iPhones this year

Apple said to launch a pair of large-screen iPhones this year

23 January, 2014 | comments (106)

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Apple will launch two large-screen iPhone devices this year. The rumor falls right in line with a claim by Bloomberg from November last year, suggesting that Apple is working on an iPhone duo with...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Best Buy drops iPhone 5s to $125, 5c to $0 on contract

Best Buy drops iPhone 5s to $125, 5c to $0 on contract

28 December, 2013 | comments (25)

The colorful Apple iPhone 5s and 5c launched at $200 and $100 on contract respectively back in September, but Best Buy has cut down the prices of both in the US and Canada. The iPhone 5s is normally $200, but Best Buy is offering the 16GB version...


Apple iPhone 5s and 5c will land on China Mobile on January 17

Apple iPhone 5s and 5c will land on China Mobile on January 17

22 December, 2013 | comments (19)

The long-awaited arrival of the Apple iPhone family on China Mobile got an official date. Apple’s iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will hit the shelves of the largest carrier in the world on January 17, 2014. The two giants announced that they have...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Target promo drops  iPhone 5s and 5c prices by $50

Target promo drops iPhone 5s and 5c prices by $50

21 December, 2013 | comments (13)

Target is running a promo for the Apple iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c until December 24. The first generation iPad Mini along with the latest iPad Air are also getting discounts for last minute Christmas shoppers. The first part of the promo is only...

Tags: Apple, iOS


iPhone 5s become best selling handset across all US carriers

iPhone 5s become best selling handset across all US carriers

13 December, 2013 | comments (126)

We have already seen the iPhone 5s blazing the global sales charts, thanks to a strong showing in China. But the phone is doing even better back in Apple's home country, securing the top spot across all major US carriers. According to...

Tags: Apple, iOS


iPhone 5s outsells the Galaxy S4 to top the charts in October

iPhone 5s outsells the Galaxy S4 to top the charts in October

12 December, 2013 | comments (153)

The October sales reports are in and they show Apple's has found its form. The iPhone 5s has outsold the Galaxy S4, according to the research firm, Counterpoint. This was achieved, even though the iPhones weren't able to catch up with consumer...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


AT&T looking to reduce smartphone subsidies

AT&T looking to reduce smartphone subsidies

11 December, 2013 | comments (30)

AT&T might soon be reducing the subsidies for the devices sold on its network. The wireless operator CEO Randall Stephenson feels that the carrier can no longer afford to fund the maintenance and upgrade cycles of the smartphones it sells. At an...

Tags: AT&T, Misc


Apple strikes a deal to offer the iPhone on China Mobile

Apple strikes a deal to offer the iPhone on China Mobile

05 December, 2013 | comments (21)

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Apple has struck a deal with China Mobile to officially sell the iPhone on the carrier. The deal is said to have the Apple iPhone devices available on the carrier’s shelves later this month – around...

Tags: Apple, iOS


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...