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Apple Q3 earnings are in: iPhone solid, iPad, not so much

Apple Q3 earnings are in: iPhone solid, iPad, not so much

22 July, 2014 | comments (28)

Apple's revenues for Q3 2014 are in and the Cupertino tech-giant has brought in some decent numbers. The company has reported $37.4 billion in revenue; very close to the optimistic forecast of $38 billion. The iPhone brought in some solid sales:...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple denies including privacy backdoors in iOS

Apple denies including privacy backdoors in iOS

22 July, 2014 | comments (24)

In a recent research paper which highlights back doors and surveillance mechanisms in iOS devices, security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski brought to light some potential issues with the mobile OS that could potentially be used to compromise user...

Tags: iOS, Rumors


Next iPad Mini to get Air moniker and be 30% thinner

Next iPad Mini to get Air moniker and be 30% thinner

22 July, 2014 | comments (14)

The iPhone 6 isn't having the rumormill all for itself, as today the Chinese media has published reports for the upcoming iPad Mini 3 and a 12.9" iPad. As per the reports, the upcoming iPad Mini is going to be 30% thinner than its predecessor....

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iOS 8 beta 4 is now available for developers

iOS 8 beta 4 is now available for developers

21 July, 2014 | comments (20)

The fourth beta version of the upcoming iOS 8 is now ready for developers to download and play with. It comes around two weeks after the third beta saw the light of day, and as you might expect it brings with it many small improvements. If you...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6 tipped to launch on September 19

Apple iPhone 6 tipped to launch on September 19

21 July, 2014 | comments (60)

A promotional flyer for the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 has been posted by a Weibo user in China. It depicts two iPhone smartphones, a 4.7" and a 5.5" one, alongside their respective prices. A lot of rumors have suggested that Apple is considering to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


EU demands re-classification of games with in-app purchases

EU demands re-classification of games with in-app purchases

20 July, 2014 | comments (26)

In-app purchases are some of the trickiest, most annoying aspects of gaming today, and the phenomenon is becoming increasingly prevalent in the mobile landscape. Many business models of “free” games revolve around in-app purchases with sometimes key...

Tags: Google, Android, Apple, iOS


iPhone 6 sapphire crystal display cover gets an arrow shot at it

iPhone 6 sapphire crystal display cover gets an arrow shot at it

19 July, 2014 | comments (58)

The iPhone 6 display is a hot topic of discussion these days, not just because it will be larger than its predecessors but also because of the use of sapphire crystal for the display cover. We have seen the panel being put to test in a video...

Tags: Apple, iOS


New Apple iPhone 6 images arrive, tell a familiar story

New Apple iPhone 6 images arrive, tell a familiar story

18 July, 2014 | comments (135)

The Apple iPhone 6 leak marathon continues and as the finish line approaches, everyone involved is picking up the pace. Today we get yet another batch of live photos showing the upcoming Apple smartphone in its white version. Apple iPhone...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Spigen confirms Apple iPhone 6 design in a case listing

Spigen confirms Apple iPhone 6 design in a case listing

18 July, 2014 | comments (30)

Spigen is jumping the gun posting cases for unreleased smartphones yet again. This time, the case maker has uploaded a few of its transparent cases for the iPhone 6. Doing so, the company inadvertently (or not) confirms the design of the upcoming...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


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


Apple releases statement to Chinese security threats

Apple releases statement to Chinese security threats

13 July, 2014 | comments (38)

The Chinese government recently expressed concerns about iOS' Frequent Locations feature, calling the software a threat to national security. The feature tracks and logs a users' most frequently visited places; it could be a friend's house, the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Apple iPhone 6 cloned before it is even released

Apple iPhone 6 cloned before it is even released

13 July, 2014 | comments (73)

Apple iPhones are always among the most popular smartphones in the market and that’s beyond any shadow of doubt. In the past there have been multiple iPhone clones and the tradition is going to continue with the iPhone 6 as...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Misc


Amazon Japan lists the iPhone 6, confirms dimensions, availability

Amazon Japan lists the iPhone 6, confirms dimensions, availability

12 July, 2014 | comments (121)

Apple’s upcoming iPhone has been making rounds in the rumorland for quite some time now. We have already seen a couple of mock-ups that hint towards a 4.7-inch display and today, we have yet another confirmation. Now Amazon Japan has jumped the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


iPhone 6 screen may have new haptic technology

iPhone 6 screen may have new haptic technology

10 July, 2014 | comments (93)

So there has been a lot of news about the iPhone 6’s screen. Sure, we’ve all heard about the new sapphire coating that’s supposed to make Apple’s next flagship one of the strongest screens to have ever been put on a phone, and we also know that the...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Verizon’s Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

Verizon’s Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

10 July, 2014 | comments (3)

Verizon will be allegedly announcing a new promotional campaign dubbed Big Red later today. The marketing effort will allow you to pick up a smartphone for half of its current price tag. According to a report, Verizon’s Big Red promo offer...


Apple iOS 8 beta 3 now available for developers

Apple iOS 8 beta 3 now available for developers

08 July, 2014 | comments (21)

Apple is now rolling out the iOS 8 beta 3 firmware update. It brings various improvements, new features and new options. The iOS 8 Beta 3 allows the T-Mobile USA subscribers to use Wi-Fi Calling for better audio quality. The new firmware also...


iPhone 6 Sapphire display gets put to the test

iPhone 6 Sapphire display gets put to the test

07 July, 2014 | comments (123)

Turns out that Apple's purchase of sapphire crystal factories weren't in vain, because the iPhone 6's display is very, very durable. Or so it seems in a recently posted video that displays the 4.7" panel being put through scratch...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Week 26 in review: Galaxy S5 mini, iOS 7.1.2, Galaxy F leak

Week 26 in review: Galaxy S5 mini, iOS 7.1.2, Galaxy F leak

05 July, 2014 | comments (2)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 26 of 2014 was marked by five new Galaxy smartphones, but also plenty of rumors about the new flagship wave coming in the...


Apple is #1 in US smartphone market share; Android top OS

Apple is #1 in US smartphone market share; Android top OS

03 July, 2014 | comments (76)

ComScore has gathered some metrics on US smartphone market share, and the company’s research reveals that Apple’s smartphones take up the majority of the US market, while Android is the top smartphone OS in the nation. By comScore’s...


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...