Apple Inc. (AAPL) Planning to Launch Low-Cost iPhone for Emerging Markets?

Smaller iPhone

According to Digitimes, Apple Inc. (AAPL) is planning to launch a cheaper iPhone for emerging markets around the world, such as China. China is a major growth opportunity for AAPL, as noted by CEO Tim Cook in the past. The low-cost iPhone is expected to include a larger display and a new design. Apple will roll out a low-cost version … Read More

Apple’s iPhone Takes 18.5% of US Mobile Market, Competing with Android

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comScore has once again released its monthly survey results for U.S. mobile phone users for September to November. comScore obtains the data by measuring the installed user base as opposed to new handset sales, allowing for far more accurate results. According to the survey results, Apple’s iPhone is now in control of 18.5% of the US mobile market, up 1.4% … Read More

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

iPhone 5 to Arrive in 50 More Countries in December

iPhone 5 to Arrive in 50 More Countries in December

Apple’s iPhone 5 is currently sold in 47 countries around the world, however, the Cupertino, California company promised that they would bring the smartphone to 100 countries by the end of 2012. Now, in order to keep that promise, Apple is planning to bring the iPhone to 50 more countries in December alone. On Monday, Apple announced that they will … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Surpasses LG to Become No. 2 Phone Maker in The U.S

Apple Surpasses LG

On Sunday, a report by research firm comScore revealed that Apple Inc. (AAPL) has officially surpassed LG to become the number two phone maker in the United States. According to the report, AAPL gained 1.5% in mobile subscribers from August 2012 to October 2012 to claim the second spot. Samsung currently remains the number one phone maker in the United … Read More

Apple Reportedly Testing Network Quality Prior to Enabling LTE

Apple Testing Network Quality Prior to Enabling LTE

According to a report from, Apple is testing LTE network quality on carrier’s that sell the iPhone. Apple is doing this to ensure that its customers are given the data speeds that they are promised when they buy an iPhone with LTE connectivity. Carriers that pass Apple’s quality test, will have the feature enabled on the iPhone 5 for … Read More

iOS 6.1 to Bring Movie Ticket Purchases to Siri

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Apple released an iOS 6.1 beta to developers recently, and features that are expected to be in the new update are now being shown off online. One of these new features in iOS 6.1 is the ability to purchase movie tickets through Siri. Apple is bringing movie ticket purchases to Siri, allowing users to simply tell Siri to book them … Read More

Apple Seeds iOS 6.1 Beta to Developers

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Apple released iOS 6 to the public on September 19th and since then has not released an update to the popular mobile software, currently operating on the full sized iPad, new iPad mini, iPhone, and iPod Touch. On Thursday, Apple seeded iOS 6.1 beta to developers with a number of new features, including features allowing developers to integrate iOS Maps … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Reports Q4 2012 Earnings, Surpasses $150B in Sales for Fiscal 2012

Apple Reports Q4 2012 Earnings

Late last week, Apple Inc. (AAPL) reported its financial results third calendar quarter and fourth fiscal quarter of 2012. AAPL reported a net quarterly profit of $8.2 billion on $36.0 billion in revenue, which comes out to roughly $8.67 per diluted share. During the fourth fiscal quarter of 2011, Apple reported $28.27 billion in revenue with a net quarterly profit … Read More

iPhone 5 Launch in India, Greece, and Other Countries on November 2nd

Apple iPhone 5

Apple revealed its iPhone 5 during a media event on September 12th, unveiling the new 4 inch iOS device, with LTE wireless, and a new A6 chip to the masses. Now, on the first day the company is slated to begin selling its new iPad mini in US retail stores, the Cupertino based company is also looking to launch the … Read More

Microsoft Office for iPhone and iPad in March 2013?

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Late last year, in November, rumors suggested that Microsoft was working on Office for the iPad and the Mac App Store but no solid details surfaced during that time. On Wednesday, The Verge reported that a Microsoft product manager released comments to Czech site [Google translation] that Microsoft is in fact working to bring Office to iPhone and iPad … Read More

Lost Cities Review – Must Have Card / Board Game for iPhone

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Lost Cities is based on a board game of the same name by a leading name in the board game industry, one Reiner Knizia. I’ll be honest, I’d never heard of him either but after a little research I found that unbeknownst to me I had played one of his games before, a board game based on The Lord of … Read More

New Finding Nemo Universal Apps from Disney

Finding Nemo Storybook Deluxe

With the recent release of Finding Nemo 3D Disney have released two new Nemo universal apps for the iPhone and iPad in the form of Finding Nemo Storybook Deluxe & Finding Nemo Interactive Comic. Finding Nemo Storybook Deluxe For those of you that have downloaded any of the Disney Storybooks before you know that you are in for a treat … Read More

Starbucks Adds Passbook Support to Its iPhone App, As Promised

Starbucks Passbook iPhone 5 iOS 6

Late last month, following the release of iOS 6, Starbucks promised its customers that Passbook support would be arriving at the end of September. Although the Seattle based company was slightly late on its promise, support for Apple’s Passbook was added in an update to the Starbucks iPhone app. Customers can now store gift cards and use QR codes on … Read More

Google Adds Street View to Web-Based Google Maps for iPhone and other Devices

Google Street View Maps iPhone 5

On Thursday, Google added Street View to its new web version of Google Maps. The update allows smartphone users on multiple platforms to get walking and transit directions, and now street view. The update allows iPhone 5 and iOS 6 users to once again use Google Maps on their iPhone, with Apple CEO Tim Cook suggesting that users can open … Read More