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KGI: Apple sold a whopping 73 million iPhones last quarter

KGI: Apple sold a whopping 73 million iPhones last quarter

25 January, 2015 | comments (22)

Just over a couple of weeks after investment firm UBS said Apple sold 69 million iPhones in the quarter ending in December, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a decent track record on Apple-related industry predictions, has estimated the number to be...

Tags: KGI, Apple


Apple accounts for half of US phone activations in Q4

Apple accounts for half of US phone activations in Q4

24 January, 2015 | comments (46)

The September launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus has provided Apple with solid ground to maintain its ruling position on the US market. A newly published survey by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners reports that a dominating 50% of phone...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, LG


Alleged details on the battery life of Apple Watch leak

Alleged details on the battery life of Apple Watch leak

22 January, 2015 | comments (74)

According to a report in 9to5Mac, the battery performance of the soon to be released Apple Watch will not blow users away. Cupertino is allegedly targeting 19 hours of mixed use for its highly anticipated wearable device. The active...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple smartphone sales mark significant growth in Asia markets

Apple smartphone sales mark significant growth in Asia markets

21 January, 2015 | comments (52)

A recent study on Apple's smartphone sales, carried out by Counterpoint, reveals a surprising level of success in various Asian markets. It turns out that ever since the California tech-giant ushered into the phablet market last September it has...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, iOS


Samsung dominated smartphone shipments in 2014

Samsung dominated smartphone shipments in 2014

20 January, 2015 | comments (91)

In the year 2014 the world saw an increased number of smartphones shipped but overall little change in the top three vendors. Samsung has been the leader for some time now but is seeing its market share slowly reduced by the likes of tough...


Top 10 trending phones of the week

Top 10 trending phones of the week

18 January, 2015 | comments (28)

It the uneventful weekend days, when no official announcements take place, your desire for technology needs to be satisfied otherwise. Always devoted to keeping you entertained and well informed, we here at GSMArena.com are launching a new...


Bank of America says 1.1 million cards now use Apple Pay

Bank of America says 1.1 million cards now use Apple Pay

15 January, 2015 | comments (25)

Bank of America is one of the major partners for Apple Pay and alongside its financial results, the company revealed today that nearly 800,000 customers have started using Apple's new payment method. As a result, more than 1.1 million cards have...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6s to pack 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM

Apple iPhone 6s to pack 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM

15 January, 2015 | comments (105)

The latest set of rumors regarding the Apple iPhone 6s suggest that the company will using 2GB LPDDR4 memory. Previously, it was purported that Apple hasn't decided if it shouldn't stick with LPDDR3, since its 35% less expensive and its suppliers...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


TSMC reports great Q4 earnings thanks to strong Apple orders

TSMC reports great Q4 earnings thanks to strong Apple orders

15 January, 2015 | comments (1)

TSMC has announced its Q4 financial results, and it appears all is very good for the chip maker. The company reports that 2014 is its best year mainly because of the chip orders coming from Apple. Net profit for the quarter was $2.51 billion,...

Tags: TSMC, Apple


iOS 8.2 beta seeds to developers, brings Apple watch support

iOS 8.2 beta seeds to developers, brings Apple watch support

15 January, 2015 | comments (0)

Apple has recently seeded Mac OS X 10.10.2 beta to developers with various connectivity improvements. Today Apple has released the beta version of iOS 8.2 to the dev community. A further inspection of the next notable iOS release reveals...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Oppo Mirror 3 64-bit mid-ranger announced, costs $280

Oppo Mirror 3 64-bit mid-ranger announced, costs $280

14 January, 2015 | comments (10)

Oppo has been pretty hard at work recently and after we told you about the sapphire-crystal R1C, here's more info on the Mirror 3, the company's brand new entry into the lower midrange. The new smartphone packs a 64-bit Snapdragon 410 SoC, with a...

Tags: Apple, Ericsson


Apple takes Ericsson to court over LTE patents

Apple takes Ericsson to court over LTE patents

14 January, 2015 | comments (67)

Apple has dragged Ericsson to court over allegations that patents related to the latterís LTE wireless technology arenít essential to industry cellular standards. In a case filed in US District Court for Northern California, Apple has said...

Tags: Apple, Ericsson


Apple Watch companion app for iPhone gets detailed

Apple Watch companion app for iPhone gets detailed

13 January, 2015 | comments (24)

Details on the upcoming Apple Watch companion app for iPhone made the rounds online. Still in the works, the application allows users to manage the settings of their wearable device from their smartphone. The iOS app reveals a number of...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple sold 500K iPhones in India in Q4 2014

Apple sold 500K iPhones in India in Q4 2014

12 January, 2015 | comments (44)

Apple sold around half a million units of its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones in India in the October-December quarter of 2014, according an Economics Times report. The devices were launched in the country in October last year. Thatís...

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Apple iOS 8.1.3 update will reportedly arrive this week

Apple iOS 8.1.3 update will reportedly arrive this week

11 January, 2015 | comments (41)

According to a new report, Apple will release iOS 8.1.3 to devices worldwide this week. Cupertino has already seeded iOS 8.1.3 build 12B460 to a number of retail employees for testing. Apple has not tested upcoming iOS builds with retail...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


24K gold plated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus out in China

24K gold plated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus out in China

10 January, 2015 | comments (30)

Gold is everywhere these days (in the mobile world that is). We're starting to see more and more 'gold' versions of smartphones, the latest being Microsoft's Lumia 930 and Lumia 830, which were just announced a couple of days ago. But those are...

Tags: Apple, iOS


All iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models are now in stock at Apple

All iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models are now in stock at Apple

09 January, 2015 | comments (59)

It finally looks like Apple was able to sort out its production issues for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Ever since their release last year, certain variations of the two models have been intermittently unavailable in the company's online store,...

Tags: Apple, iOS


iOS 8 now powers 68% of Apple's mobile devices

iOS 8 now powers 68% of Apple's mobile devices

07 January, 2015 | comments (35)

According to the latest data from Apple itself, iOS 8 is now on 68% of the devices that are currently registered with the iTunes App Store. Thus, we can assume that the same percentage of Apple mobile devices currently in use are running the latest...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Kantar: iOS gaining at the expense of Android

Kantar: iOS gaining at the expense of Android

07 January, 2015 | comments (65)

Kantar Worldpanel, a popular research agency has recently put out a report on mobile OS popularity. It covers major Europe, US and Asia markets and crunches usage numbers from September, October and November 2014 and it happens to show a shrinking...

Tags: Android, iOS, Google, Apple


Apple Watch to go on sale in March, new report says

Apple Watch to go on sale in March, new report says

07 January, 2015 | comments (23)

Apple is on track to launch the Apple Watch by the end of March this year, and retail training is set to start next month, according to a new report. The company had earlier only said that device would launch in early 2015. As per the report,...