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Survey reveals Apple Pay users experience problems at checkout

Survey reveals Apple Pay users experience problems at checkout

01 April, 2015 | comments (6)

A survey conducted by Phoenix Marketing International shows that two thirds of Apple Pay users encounter difficulties using the system at checkout. Out of the 3,000 surveyed with an iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, 66% are using Apple Pay. Half of them...

Tags: Apple, iOS


iPhone 6C rear casing reportedly shown in leaked pictures

iPhone 6C rear casing reportedly shown in leaked pictures

30 March, 2015 | comments (51)

Last week we first heard about the prospect of Apple launching an iPhone 6C later this year, and today we already get a couple of images purportedly depicting its rear shell. The iPhone 6C is supposed to be the successor to the iPhone 5C (which...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


New iOS 8.3 beta builds go out to testers and developers

New iOS 8.3 beta builds go out to testers and developers

24 March, 2015 | comments (23)

Almost two weeks ago, Apple officially unveiled its consumer-oriented beta program for iOS 8.3. At the same time, it released the first beta build for eager testers, which coincided with the third iOS 8.3 beta release for developers. And today...

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Gold Dream thinks dragons and lions make the iPhone 6 cooler

Gold Dream thinks dragons and lions make the iPhone 6 cooler

20 March, 2015 | comments (18)

Swiss company Golden Dream has unveiled a selection of customized iPhone 6 and 6 Plus that will satiate your thirst for gold, alligator leather, carbon fiber, skulls and dragons. As usual, prices are not for the faint of heart, but where else can...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Misc


Over three quarters of all compatible devices run iOS 8

Over three quarters of all compatible devices run iOS 8

18 March, 2015 | comments (34)

More than three quarters of all compatible devices now run Apple iOS 8. As of March 16, the adoption of the Cupertino giant’s latest mobile OS has reached 77%. Apple’s App Store Distribution dashboard reveals that iOS 7 is still booting on...

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Apple outs iOS 8.3 public beta along with developer release

Apple outs iOS 8.3 public beta along with developer release

12 March, 2015 | comments (17)

Apple has officially launched iOS 8.2 earlier this week, but the company hasn't stopped working on the next release of its mobile operating system either. We've already seen two beta versions of iOS 8.3 going out to developers, and today Apple...

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WSJ: next Apple iPhone will have Force Touch-enabled display

WSJ: next Apple iPhone will have Force Touch-enabled display

10 March, 2015 | comments (37)

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Apple’s next iPhone will have a Force Touch—capable display. The technology is already present on the Apple Watch, as well as the brand new MacBook. Apple Force Touch senses the amount of...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Here's what the different steel Watch versions will cost you

Here's what the different steel Watch versions will cost you

09 March, 2015 | comments (113)

The stainless steel version of the Apple Watch is probably going to be the most popular option among future Apple Watch customers. It offers rich customization options - for the watch body color and the strap used. Twenty different versions...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iOS 8.2 is now seeding to devices worldwide

Apple iOS 8.2 is now seeding to devices worldwide

09 March, 2015 | comments (91)

Apple began seeding iOS 8.2 to compatible devices worldwide. The Cupertino giant’s CEO Tim Cook announced the new firmware’s availability during the company’s Spring Forward event. The most important change that iOS 8.2 brings is support for...


Apple Watch pricing starts at $349, pre-order it from April 10

Apple Watch pricing starts at $349, pre-order it from April 10

09 March, 2015 | comments (89)

The pricing of the three main versions of the Apple Watch was finally announced at the company's Spring forward event. The Apple Watch Sport is made out of special aluminum alloy, which is 60% tougher than regular alloys, but still as light....

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple patent filing points at future waterproof iPhone

Apple patent filing points at future waterproof iPhone

08 March, 2015 | comments (120)

Future Apple iPhone models might be waterproof. A patent filing reveals that the Cupertino giant is researching waterproofing methods for its hardware. Apple’s process involves coating the device’s internal components with hydrophobic...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Here's what you can expect from the Apple Spring Forward event

Here's what you can expect from the Apple Spring Forward event

07 March, 2015 | comments (34)

MWC 2015 is now behind us, but that doesn't mean all is calm in the tech world. Apple might have skipped the Barcelona venue, but the tech giant has an event prepared for next Monday - March 9. It is entitled "Spring Forward" and will begin at...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iOS 8.2 leaked release notes, will probably start seeding next week

iOS 8.2 leaked release notes, will probably start seeding next week

06 March, 2015 | comments (25)

iOS 8.2 has been in the works for quite some time. Last month we reported that a beta 5 version of the software has been made available to developers and rumors point towards next Monday - March 9, as the official release date for the final build....


iPhone 6s rumored to sport 2GB of RAM, Apple SIM too

iPhone 6s rumored to sport 2GB of RAM, Apple SIM too

04 March, 2015 | comments (200)

If Apple will keep doing what it's been doing for a few years, in 2015 we're bound to see the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus launch. And now it looks like the first rumors about the duo are starting to surface. According to an unnamed "person...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple to seed iOS 8.2 next week, iOS 8.3 to follow shortly after

Apple to seed iOS 8.2 next week, iOS 8.3 to follow shortly after

28 February, 2015 | comments (48)

Apple might release the final version of iOS 8.2 to the general public as early as this Monday, as per a report by BGR. The last release was iOS 8.2 beta 5 at the start of February. iOS 8.3 is already in the works and is expected to have 4 beta...

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Apple captures record 88.7% of smartphone profits

Apple captures record 88.7% of smartphone profits

27 February, 2015 | comments (226)

According to a latest report from market research firm Strategy Analytics, Apple iOS captured a record-high 88.7% global smartphone profit share in Q4, 2014, up from 70.5% in Q4 2013. On the other hand, Android took a record-low 11.3% profit...

Tags: Apple, Google, Android, iOS


Android and iOS together account for 96.3% of  smartphone market

Android and iOS together account for 96.3% of smartphone market

25 February, 2015 | comments (42)

Android and iOS combined accounted for a whopping 96.3% of all smartphone shipments worldwide in 2014, up from 93.8% in the prior year, according to a latest report from the market research firm IDC. Individually, Google's mobile operating...

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Apple is now seeding iOS 8.3 beta 2 to developers

Apple is now seeding iOS 8.3 beta 2 to developers

23 February, 2015 | comments (7)

Today Apple has made the iOS 8.3 beta 2 available for developers. So they can now test it, tinker with it, and report the bugs they find back to the Apple mothership. The newest version of iOS brings with it a more diverse collection of emojis...

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Apple to out public betas for iOS 8.3 and iOS 9

Apple to out public betas for iOS 8.3 and iOS 9

20 February, 2015 | comments (54)

Apple is apparently planning on releasing public beta versions for both iOS 8.3 and iOS 9 this year, according to a rumor on the matter. This information reportedly comes from "multiple people briefed on the plans", which means it should be...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Goldgenie creates 24k gold iPhone 6 Year of the Goat edition

Goldgenie creates 24k gold iPhone 6 Year of the Goat edition

19 February, 2015 | comments (31)

Goldgenie is up to its usual gold-covered antics once more. The company that brought you the £2.3 million iPhone 6 is now back with a limited edition for the same Apple device. And the price in this case is much more bearable (though still out of...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Goldgenie