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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


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


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 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...


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...


Huawei Honor 6 debuts with 5

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

24 June, 2014 | comments (50)

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


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 (176)

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...


Vivo’s next flagship will feature “True Tone” dual-LED flash

Vivo’s next flagship will feature “True Tone” dual-LED flash

08 April, 2014 | comments (19)

Hot on the heels of last week’s teaser, Vivo shed light on yet another bit of its upcoming smartphone flagship. This time around, the manufacturer dropped some information on the camera of the upcoming device in its official Weibo page. The...

Tags: Vivo, Android


HTC One 2014 pictured next to iPhone 5s, Galaxy S4 and LG G2

HTC One 2014 pictured next to iPhone 5s, Galaxy S4 and LG G2

19 March, 2014 | comments (70)

It seems like someone was able to get their hands on HTC's upcoming One flagship, and has even managed to shoot it next to some of the current competitor flagships (read. current, not upcoming). These include the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3, Sony...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


MWC: HTC One awarded Best Smartphone, iPad Air - best tablet

MWC: HTC One awarded Best Smartphone, iPad Air - best tablet

25 February, 2014 | comments (195)

The GSM Association organizes the annual Mobile World Congress and along with it the traditional Global Mobile Awards (its 19th edition this year). More than 175 independent analysts, journalists, academics and subject matter experts throughout the...

Tags: HTC, Apple, Nokia, LG, MWC 2014


AT&T and Samsung commence VoLTE tests

AT&T and Samsung commence VoLTE tests

13 January, 2014 | comments (8)

According to anonymous industry sources, AT&T is currently testing voice over LTE (VoLTE) services using Samsung smartphones with plans for a public release this year. The VoLTE service allows for clearer, more high-quality voice sound, which is...

Tags: AT&T


Jolla outsells iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s at Finnish carrier DNA

Jolla outsells iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s at Finnish carrier DNA

02 January, 2014 | comments (35)

Jolla began its retail journey in its home country Finland and a month later began selling across Europe. Initial sales data from Finnish carrier DNA, which is the only one to offer the Jolla smartphone at this point, shows that the phone is doing...

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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


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 iPhone 5s now shipping in 3 to 5 days in the US

Apple iPhone 5s now shipping in 3 to 5 days in the US

19 November, 2013 | comments (26)

Apple iPhone 5s delivery time for the US customers has dropped significantly. Instead of waiting 2 to 3 weeks for their new iPhone to arrive, now they have to wait just 3 to 5 business days. It seems Apple has finally started to catch up with...

Tags: Apple, iOS


AT&T sale sees iPhone 5s and Lumia 1520 prices drop to $99

AT&T sale sees iPhone 5s and Lumia 1520 prices drop to $99

16 November, 2013 | comments (108)

AT&T has started a sale on its website, slashing the prices of a number of hot smartphones. The Apple iPhone 5s and 5c got price cuts and so did the Lumia lineup offered by the carrier. Several Samsung smartphones also got discounted, but...

Tags: Apple, Nokia, Samsung, HTC, AT&T


Apple Q4 report: 33.8 million iPhones, 14.1 million iPads sold

Apple Q4 report: 33.8 million iPhones, 14.1 million iPads sold

28 October, 2013 | comments (70)

Apple has posted its financial report for Q4 of 2013 (that’s the quarter ending in September as the company has a shifter fiscal year). The company managed to exceed its own guidance of $34-37 billion in revenue, scoring $37.5 billion in total...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Financial