Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Apple used to be the master of secrecy. Both the original iPhone and iPad launched without any leaks whatsoever, but those days are long gone. Since a prototype iPhone 4 was famously left in a bar every upcoming Apple device has leaked far in advance of its official announcement.
Read more www.trustedreviews.com
Friday, April 04, 2014
Microsoft is hosting its big developer conference in San Francisco this week, and one of the big themes is how much nicer Microsoft is toward iOS and Android under its new CEO, Satya Nadella.
Read more www.businessinsider.com
Friday, March 28, 2014
Apple made an early iPhone engineer available for an interview with the Wall Street Journal. As part of the interview package, it also gave the Journal this photo, which shows how Apple tested the first iPhone.
Read more finance.yahoo.com
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
A few new insider details on the development of the original iPhone have come to light thanks to Apple senior software engineer Greg Christie, who gave an interview with The Wall Street Journal with permission from Apple, ahead of a new patent infringement trial against Samsung that is set to begin soon.
Read more www.macrumors.com
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Somewhere on earth, Apple has sold its 500 millionth iPhone. The milestone comes less than seven years after the first iPhone was sold in June 2007, according to Forbes.
Read more appadvice.com
Friday, March 21, 2014
After having my iPhone 5 for just over a week I walked into the corner of a desk with it in my pocket and smashed the top panel. Unfortunately I didn’t buy Apple Care when I purchased the phone but after some investigating I found that the broken panel could be removed and replaced. After very carefully removing the remaining smashed pieces of glass with tweezers, I made my own wooden panel.
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Thursday, March 20, 2014
There are droves of new consumers out there. They’re all searching for a cheaper way to get the Next Big Thing. They want to be a part of the crowd using smartphones with the latest cool features and robust accessories. These people are excited over Apple’s announcement that it’ll introduce an 8GB iPhone 5c.
Read more www.gottabemobile.com
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
While this month’s release of iOS 7.1 fixed a number of bugs and crashes that had affected Apple’s mobile platform for months, and has reduced the overall number of system crashes, the update has also introduced a number of new and different glitches being seen by some iPhone users.
Read more appleinsider.com
Monday, March 17, 2014
Last September, when Apple released iOS 7 to the public, the iPhone 4 was the oldest model supported by the operating system. However, many iPhone 4 users found their devices to be slow and unresponsive, something Apple was likely aware of because there were a number of iOS 7 features that didn’t work at all on the iPhone 4, including Siri, AirDrop, AirPlay Mirroring, and a number of special effects across the user interface including parallax, some translucency effects, and live wallpapers.
Read more www.macrumors.com
Saturday, March 15, 2014
The point in the attached chart—at Q4 2013—where the rising blue tide touches the fading brown line represents a milestone in the history of telephony, according to mobile analyst Chetan Sharma. That’s when mobile carriers started making more money moving customers’ data than they made selling voice-calling plans.
Read more tech.fortune.cnn.com
Monday, March 10, 2014
If you bring your broken black iPhone 4 to the Apple Store, you might get a fresh iPhone 4S as your replacement phone. What?! Yep, because of supply constraints, many Apple Stores don’t have any black iPhone 4 units (16GB/32GB) in stock so they have been instructed by Apple to give customers an iPhone 4S instead.
Read more gizmodo.com
Friday, March 07, 2014
The iPhone 5S is still a hot item on the shopping list of many smartphone buyers, according to a new survey. Among the 1,003 consumers polled last week by Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, 33 percent of those who plan to buy a smartphone expect to snag an iPhone 5S.
Read more news.cnet.com
Meet the iPhone of the (possible) future. Patently Apple notices that Apple has won a patent for a radical new iPhone design that imagines a wraparound bezel-free display that also eliminates the traditional physical home button that has been a staple of the iPhone ever since its launch in 2007.
Read more news.yahoo.com
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
BlackBerry’s new CEO John Chen is taking issue with what appears to be a fairly innocent T-Mobile promotion. Last week, T-Mobile sent out an email to some customers currently using a BlackBerry phone urging them to upgrade to Apple’s iPhone 5S for no money down. Now, it seems like Chen has taken a somewhat-unreasonable amount of offense to the promotion — he’s just penned a blog post in which he says he’s “outraged” over T-Mobile’s promotion.
Read more www.theverge.com
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the company has acquired 15 companies this year, but the company only revealed 10 of the 15 companies it acquired. 9to5Mac has found out two more companies that Apple acquired — mapping firm BroadMap and Evernote-competitor Catch.
Read more www.iphonehacks.com
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
If you’re shopping for a new iPhone this holiday season, Apple has two new handsets to choose from. The iPhone 5s is the higher-end model, but are its upgrades worth the extra US$100?
Read more www.gizmag.com
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Jonesing for a shiny new iPhone but bummed out that Apple doesn’t want your old handset after you splashed it with the garden hose last summer? Good news, the company appears to be loosening up on trade-ins with water damage.
Friday, November 08, 2013
Back in June, Apple started offering iPhone display replacement and other repairs at its Apple retail stores. 9to5Mac reports that Apple is planning to offer in-store display replacement for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c as well.
Read more www.iphonehacks.com
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
More and more toddlers — even babies — are spending part of their day looking at and interacting with smartphones and tablets. A recent survey found that 38 percent of children under 2 had used mobile devices like iPhones, tablets or Kindles.
How young is too young for an iPhone?
Read more learning.blogs.nytimes.com
In reporting its latest quarterly earnings today, Apple announced record fourth-quarter sales of iPhones—33.8 million, up 26 percent from 26.9 million in the same quarter last year—along with virtually flat iPad sales of 14.1 million this quarter, up from 14 million last year.
Read more www.engadget.com