Apple Inc. (AAPL) Surpasses Samsung in Q4 to become Largest Mobile Phone Vendor in the U.S

Largest Mobile Phone Vendor

According to Strategy Analytics, Apple Inc. (AAPL) is the largest mobile phone vendor in the United States in Q4 2012. The Cupertino, California based company beat out Samsung to claim the new title and is the first time that the company is holding this spot. What makes this most interesting is the fact that AAPL only sells one smartphone, as … Read More

Kaled AliApple Inc. (AAPL) Surpasses Samsung in Q4 to become Largest Mobile Phone Vendor in the U.S

‘iPad 5′ to Use iPad mini Technology for ‘Thinner and Lighter’ Design

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The web has been abuzz for the past several weeks, with reports suggesting that Apple is looking to release a thinner and lighter iPad 5. Earlier this week, photos of what was claimed to be the iPad 5 (fifth generation iPad) surfaced, with what appeared to be a nearly identical albeit larger body. Now, a new report from Digitimes claims that … Read More

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Photos of Purported ‘iPad 5′ Case Surface Online, Shows Major Redesign with Smaller Body

iPad 5 leak

Images of what appear to be for the upcoming ‘iPad 5’ surfaced online earlier this week. Initially reported by 9to5Mac, the images show that a redesigned iPad is all but confirmed for release at some point in the next few months. While we cannot confirm that the above image is legitimate, it does provide a solid representation of what Apple’s … Read More

Kaled AliPhotos of Purported ‘iPad 5′ Case Surface Online, Shows Major Redesign with Smaller Body

iPhone 5S with Updated Rear Camera and iPad mini Release Expected in October

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According to iLounge’s Jeremy Horowitz, Apple is looking to make some changes to its upcoming lineup of iOS devices, including an updated rear camera on the rumored next gen ‘iPhone 5S’ as well as a new iPad mini release. The iPad mini refresh is expected to release this October, just in time for the 2013 holiday season and around the … Read More

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AT&T Announces Holiday Quarter Earnings, Activated 8.6 Million iPhones in the Quarter

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Earlier in the week, Verizon announced its Q4 2012 earnings results and reported that it had activated over 6.4 million iPhones in the quarter. On Thursday, AT&T announced its earnings for the holiday quarter, reporting that it had activated 8.6 million iPhones and sold a total of 10.2 million smartphones. This means that Apple’s iPhone consisted of approximately 84% of … Read More

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Verizon Announces Earnings for Q4 2012, Activated 6.4M iPhones in the Quarter

Verizon iPhone

Verizon has reported its earnings for the 4th quarter of 2012, becoming the first of the four major U.S carriers to report its earnings. According to GigaOm, the carrier activated over 9.8 million total smartphones, with 6.4 million or two-thirds of them being iPhones. Verizon’s earnings are strange, however, particularly because half of the total iPhone activations consisted of the … Read More

Kaled AliVerizon Announces Earnings for Q4 2012, Activated 6.4M iPhones in the Quarter

Apple’s “Cheaper” iPhone to Offer a Plastic Chassis?

Cheaper iPhone to offer plastic chassis

The web has been abuzz lately with reports that Apple is looking to introduce a “cheaper” iPhone for emerging markets around the world. New details have now emerged about what materials the low cost iPhone will be using. According to Digitimes, Apple will be using plastic for the chassis low cost iPhone as opposed to the blend of both metal … Read More

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Apple TV Adds Movie Streaming and TV Service Watchever in Germany

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According to The Next Web, Apple has added yet another service to its Apple TV device, a movie streaming and TV service called Watchever. Watchever is a Hulu Plus type streaming service that requires a subscription and allows users to log into the application on their Apple TV and stream movies and TV shows on their HD televisions. The service … Read More

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Apple Internally Testing Golden Master version of iOS 6.1, Releasing Soon

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Apple released several beta versions of iOS 6.1 to developers and is now set to release it to the public. The company was reportedly testing a new beta of 6.1, the Golden Master version, which usually remains unchanged with the public release. According to German site, iFun, Apple is going to release the GM version to developers very soon. The … Read More

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T-Mobile USA to Remove Smartphone Subsidies and Offer iPhone in 3-4 Months

T-Mobile USA

T-Mobile USA already has over 1.9 million iPhones on its HSPA+ network, despite not officially offering the smartphone. The company, however, is planning to officially bring the iPhone to its network later this year, and is looking to make major changes on how other carriers have offered it in the past. According to Reuters, the Bellevue, Washington based carrier plans … Read More

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AT&T Announces ‘Best-Ever’ Sales of iPhone in Q4 of 2012

ATT Best ever iPhone sales

Although AT&T has not yet officially announced its its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2012, it did announce its “best ever” sales of the iPhone and Android. The carrier mentioned that it sold over 10 million smartphones in the quarter, one of its most successful. AT&T Mobility’s president and CEO also confirmed the successful quarter, noting that the company … Read More

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Apple’s App Store Downloads Surpasses 40 Billion Downloads, 20 Billion in 2012

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Apple has passed yet another milestone in App Store downloads since its launch in 2008 with the iPhone 3G. The Cupertino, California company announced that the App Store has surpassed 40 billion downloads, with 20 billion of those downloads in the year of 2012 alone. In December 2012, Apple surpassed a new record of 2 billion downloads in a month, … Read More

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Steve Jobs Biopic ‘jOBS’ to Hit Theaters in April 2013

Steve Jobs Biopic jOBS

Apple’s late CEO and Chairman Steve Jobs undoubtedly left a major impact on the company, with principles that drive the company to this day since his death in late 2011. Following his death, a number of video tributes began to appear online, as well as rumors that there were multiple films coming out about the Apple co-founder’s life. Late last … Read More

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Images of Claimed iPhone 5S Rear Panel Surfaces Online

The rear panel looks very similar to the one currently shipping on the iPhone 5, likely because of Apple’s pattern of introducing two models with the same design before redesigning. However, the rear panel of the 5S does have some differences, including the placement of several screw holes for attachment of the logic board to the shell. They are located … Read More

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Apple Releases iOS 6.0.2 for iPhone 5 and iPad mini, Fixes WiFi Bug

iOS 6.0.2

Apple has yet to release an iOS 6.1 update, which is currently still in beta mode but has already released a new update for the new iPhone 5 and iPad mini. The update, called iOS 6.0.2 was released to fix a bug which sometimes caused the WiFi connection to falter or to not operate at all on the iPhone 5 … Read More

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