Apple springs to number one smartphone manufacturer

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Apple’s iPhone sales set new records each year and 2014 proved to be the biggest year for the company. According to Gartner Apple Inc. became the number one smartphone manufacturer in Q4 2014 with worldwide sales of 74,832 units. Apple took the lead from Samsung that sold 73,032 units during the same time period. For comparison in the year ago quarter Apple … Read More

iPhone 6s to feature Apple Watch like “force touch” technology?

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Apple’s next-gen ‘iPhone 6s’ may feature Apple Watch like ‘force touch’ technology according to a new report. Apple Watch can differentiate between a gentle tap on the screen and applying force. This has been made possible by using tiny electrodes around the flexible Retina display on the watch. Using force touch Apple Watch can provide the user with new user interactions … Read More

Typo sued by BlackBerry again targets Typo 2 keyboard case for iPhone

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Typo is a bluetooth keyboard case that attaches to your iPhone giving you access to physical keys to type on. The startup company is backed by popular media personality Ryan Seacrest. The company created the accessory featuring a full backlit keyboard, battery indicator, smart typing, dedicated lock key  and more. The design and aesthetics of the device does resemble the physical keyboard found on old … Read More

Corning’s ‘Project Phire’ to offer sapphire like scratch-resistance

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On Friday, Corning announced that the company is working on ‘Project Phire’ as it prepares to ship a new glass composition which will be just as scratch resistant as sapphire while offering increased drop-protection. Apple’s plan to replace Gorilla Glass with sapphire glass in iPhone 6 didn’t go so well as their partnership with GT Advanced resulted in dissolution due to production issues. Apple and … Read More

iPhone continues to be the most popular “camera” owned by Flickr users

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Apple may never introduce a dedicated camera device however, it sure is not losing out on any limelight in the camera industry. According to Flickr’s 2014 most popular camera list Apple features in the top 3 positions in the 2014 top individual cameras owned, the fourth position is taken by Canon EOS 7D and Nikon D7000 is at fifth position. If … Read More

Rabbids Big Bang for iPhone and iPad Launching on October 17th

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Ubisoft is all set to launch Rabbids Big Bang for the iPhone and iPad on October 17th. It is a physics-based game where you get to control little mammals called Rabbids. Rabbids belong to the race of bunnies that have evolved over a hundred years. The Earth is not enough for them so they are taking a journey to space … Read More

Flickr for iOS 7 Features Auto-Upload and 1TB Storage

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In the top five most popular cameras in the Flickr community Apple’s iPhone takes the first three spots with iPhone 5, iPhone 4s and iPhone 4. Clearly more people take photos with their iPhone than any other camera and upload it to Flickr. The popular online photo management and sharing giant now has more to offer. Flickr has updated its … Read More

iOS 7 Adoption Rate Higher than iOS 6 in first 24 Hours

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iOS 7 was released worldwide on September 18th and according to a new report 36% of iPhone users have already upgraded to the new mobile operating system. Mobile analytics firm, Mixpanel, provides an SDK tool for developers to integrate custom event analytics platform in the apps. The graph of iOS 7 adoption when viewed by hours shows how dramatically the … Read More

iPhone 5C Pre-Orders Go Live in 10 Countries

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Apple unveiled the all-new iPhone 5C during a keynote presentation on September 10th, the phone is now available for pre-order in 10 countries. The company began taking preorders for iPhone 5C at 12:01 am PT on September 13 on Apple.com. iPhone 5C is also available for pre-order at major carrier partners. The phone is available in 5 colours: green, blue, … Read More

New Report Confirms iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor

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We’ve been reporting about the rumors and various leaks surrounding the fingerprint sensor in iPhone 5S. Photos of the home button flex cable that leaked last week was a strong indicator about the inclusion of the new sensor in iPhone 5S. Additionally, packaging of the upcoming iPhone was also leaked that showed silver button on the home button. All the … Read More

iPhone 5S Keynote Event Banners Up at Apple’s Campus

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The new iPhone 5S is expected to be unveiled in less than two hours at Apple’s media event being hosted at the Cupertino, Calif. Town Hall auditorium. Banners resembling the media invite have been put up at the gate entrance. It shows colorful circles with Apple logo in the middle. iPhone 5S keynote event will go live at 10:00 AM … Read More

iPhone 5S to feature Fingerprint Sensor and NFC Combination?

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A new patent filing by Apple suggests that the fingerprint sensor in iPhone 5S could be combined with NFC for the rumored iWallet technology. Near Field Communications (or NFC) supports data transmission over short ranges, perfect for financial transactions. Recent photo of the alleged iPhone 5S packaging revealed that the upcoming iPhone 5S home button will have silver ring around … Read More

iPhone 5S Release Date Campers Spotted at Fifth Avenue Apple Store

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iPhone 5S release date will be announced on September 10th during the special media event. However, a few customers are already excited about the launch and have been spotted camping outside Apple’s Fifth Avenue Store. Major Apple product launches have received great first day response and customers often camp days in advance in anticipation of the release. This year campers … Read More