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Apple drops the “FREE” button of App Store apps and games

Apple drops the “FREE” button of App Store apps and games

19 November, 2014 | comments (35)

Apple dropped the “free” moniker from the apps and games in the App Store. Effective immediately, the “FREE” button on the apps and games that don’t require payment will make way to a “GET” replacement. The move acknowledges the in-app...

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Next iPhone to allegedly have a two-lens camera system

Next iPhone to allegedly have a two-lens camera system

19 November, 2014 | comments (78)

The next iPhone camera is going to be a doozy. According to John Gruber, Apple is working on a dual lens camera system for the rear camera of the next iPhone, which he heard "from a birdie of a birdie". "The specific thing I heard is that...

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Apple Watch display resolution revealed in WatchKit SDK

Apple Watch display resolution revealed in WatchKit SDK

18 November, 2014 | comments (20)

Apple released the highly anticipated WatchKit SDK to developers. The Apple Watch app development suite is available alongside iOS 8.2 Beta to registered app creators. As expected, WatchKit reveals quite a few juicy bits about the upcoming...

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Apple releases deregister tool to unlink your number from iMessage

Apple releases deregister tool to unlink your number from iMessage

10 November, 2014 | comments (32)

If you switched away from an iPhone, you may have issues receiving SMS sent by someone from an iOS device to your number, as those may still be sent to your iMessage account. The solution for this was to switch off the iMessage feature on your old...

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New malware affects Apple iOS devices in China

New malware affects Apple iOS devices in China

05 November, 2014 | comments (75)

Large number of Apple iOS devices in China have been affected by a new malware. Named WireLurker, it affects mobile devices through repackaged applications for Mac OS X. The bug has affected hundreds of thousands of users who have...

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Strategy Analytics: Android reaches 84%, can't grow further

Strategy Analytics: Android reaches 84%, can't grow further

03 November, 2014 | comments (93)

According to data from Strategy Analytics quoted by the WSJ, Android has reached its peak market share at 85% as seen in Q2 2013. In Q3 2014, Android's presence has declined by 1 percent point and is now 84%. Strategy Analytics executive director...


Apple Watch coming spring 2015, says Apple Retail SVP

Apple Watch coming spring 2015, says Apple Retail SVP

03 November, 2014 | comments (29)

Apple Watch was introduced last September alongside the new Apple iPhone 6 duet. The long awaited smartwatch was demonstrated extensively but its release date was mentioned as just "early 2015". Well, as it seems the Apple Watch might not be coming...

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iPhone 6 sales plateau in the UK, iPhone 6 Plus still going strong

iPhone 6 sales plateau in the UK, iPhone 6 Plus still going strong

03 November, 2014 | comments (59)

According to information obtained by FoneArena, the iPhone 6 isn't selling as well as the iPhone 6 Plus in the UK. Carphone Warehouse's inventory system has shown more than 20,000 iPhone 6 units idling in the company's storage...

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Apple iPhone 6 to get a $100 price cut with upcoming promo

Apple iPhone 6 to get a $100 price cut with upcoming promo

02 November, 2014 | comments (45)

The holiday season and Black Friday are upon us, kicking off November 28 this year. The retailers are already working on their promo offers and the Sam's Club one is particularly interesting. It seems iPhone 6 will be one of its hot promotions this...

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Kantar: Android grows as iOS and Windows Phone decline in Q3

Kantar: Android grows as iOS and Windows Phone decline in Q3

30 October, 2014 | comments (77)

According to the latest Kantar WorldPanel report on mobile operating system market share, Android continues to take the lead marking a slight growth. Its main rivals, iOS and Windows Phone, declined slightly in their respective market share...


iOS 8.x now on half of iDevices, adoption still slow

iOS 8.x now on half of iDevices, adoption still slow

29 October, 2014 | comments (48)

Early this month Fiksu reported that iOS 8 adoption is slower than the gains demonstrated by iOS 6 and 7 in their first weeks after launch. Apple launched iOS 8.1 (which adds Apple Pay and Continuity) and the good news is that version 8.x is now on...

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AT&T doesn't play nice, locks the Apple SIM

AT&T doesn't play nice, locks the Apple SIM

25 October, 2014 | comments (39)

Alongside the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 Apple introduced the Apple SIM - a way to use just one SIM card and switch between carriers and their services. However AT&T doesn't want to play along and will lock the SIM to only its services. Users...


Apple iPad Air 2 GPU tested, outclasses Tegra K1

Apple iPad Air 2 GPU tested, outclasses Tegra K1

23 October, 2014 | comments (120)

Someone has put the Apple iPad Air 2 through GFXBench's 2.7 T-Rex and 3.0 Manhattan's onscreen and offscreen (1080p) platform and we get to ogle at the framerates posted. The results show the iPad Air 2 is just as good and even at times better...

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iPad Air 2 benchmark reveals 3-core CPU and 2GB of RAM

iPad Air 2 benchmark reveals 3-core CPU and 2GB of RAM

21 October, 2014 | comments (99)

Apple iPad Air 2 made a trip to the popular Geekbench benchmark and revealed juicy bits about itself. The freshly announced full-size tablet from Cupertino sports 2GB of RAM and rather curious 3-core CPU. While 2GB of RAM are hardly a...

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iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 arrive at T-Mobile on October 29

iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 arrive at T-Mobile on October 29

21 October, 2014 | comments (4)

If you've been wondering just when you'll be able to purchase an iPad Air 2 or iPad Mini 3 from T-Mobile, the mystery has been solved today. The magenta carrier itself has unveiled both the pre-order date as well as the actual release date for...

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Apple now requires iOS developers to use 64-bit code

Apple now requires iOS developers to use 64-bit code

21 October, 2014 | comments (28)

Ever since Apple unveiled the iPhone 5s, it has been keen to brag about the 64-bit support of the Apple A7 chip. Starting February, it will require developers to develop their apps to work on the 64-bit architecture as well as the 32-bit...

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iPhone sales might reach record 62 million this quarter

iPhone sales might reach record 62 million this quarter

20 October, 2014 | comments (104)

According to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, Apple is on track to sell between 56.7 million and 62.7 million iPhones during the fourth quarter of 2014 (from October to December). Overall Wall Street estimates hover around 60 million. For...

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iOS 8.1 is now rolling out, ready to download and install

iOS 8.1 is now rolling out, ready to download and install

20 October, 2014 | comments (107)

Last week during its iPad-related event, Apple announced that iOS 8.1 would be out starting today. And the company has kept that promise, for the latest version of its mobile OS has already started rolling out to devices. If you have an iPhone,...

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iPhone 6 went on sale in China without much fanfare

iPhone 6 went on sale in China without much fanfare

17 October, 2014 | comments (71)

Many were expecting China to be one of the initial launch countries for the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but that didn't happen. Following the announcement of the devices, there was much speculation as to why Apple didn't receive timely...

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Apple iPad Air 2 and mini 3 go on pre-order

Apple iPad Air 2 and mini 3 go on pre-order

17 October, 2014 | comments (25)

Just as planned, the Apple store is back up today and it has some new goods to offer. The company's latest tablets are now available on pre-order and you can book your unit for next week shipment right away. The iPad Air 2 will start at $499 for...

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