Apple to Launch iPhone 5S and 5-inch iPhone 6 in 2013?

iPhone 5S iPhone 6

Apple released its iPhone 5 last September and has been reportedly working on the upcoming iPhone 5S. Although the ‘iPhone 5S’ was expected due to the company’s naming of previous iPhone generations, a new rumor now suggests that Apple is looking to launch the iPhone 5S as well as a 5 inch iPhone 6 in 2013. According to Brightwire, which … 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

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

Virgin Mobile USA to Begin Offering iPhone 4S on June 29

Virgin Mobile USA iPhone 4S

Just a year ago, the only carriers in the United States offering the iPhone were AT&T and Verizon. Since then, three major carriers have picked up the iPhone including Sprint, as well as a number of smaller regional carriers, such as C-Spire and Alaska Communications. On Thursday, Virgin Mobile announced that they will be offering the iPhone 4S, starting on … Read More

Google’s Wireless Home Entertainment System to Compete with Apple Inc. (AAPL)?

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Google is developing a new wireless home entertainment system, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal which could compete with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). The report, published on Thursday suggests that the new platform would be marketed under Google’s brand and will be based off their Android operating system, which also runs mobile phones, and parts of Chrome OS. The … Read More

UK Carrier O2 Privacy Flaw Reveals Customer Phone Numbers to Websites

O2 Privacy flaw customer phone number

In a report from think broadband, it was revealed on Wednesday that a privacy flaw in UK carrier O2’s handling of web traffic on mobile devices released phone numbers of their customers to websites. Any customer who used a 2G or 3G network from O2 to browse the internet had their phone numbers sent to the websites, embedded among the … Read More

Apple’s iPhone Turns 5 Years Old, Leading Smartphone Market Since 2007

iPhone Turns 5

On Monday, Apple’s iPhone officially turned 5 years old, marking a historic moment, when Steve Jobs took introduced Apple’s revolutionary mobile phone. On January, 9, 2007, Late Apple CEO Steve Jobs came on stage with a huge presence, ready to introduce the product that would change the smartphone market forever. About 20 minutes into the presentation, Mr. Jobs introduced the … Read More

Blackberry Coming Under Pressure from Apple and Google for Market Share

It seems that the fairytale success of the Blackberry is coming under increasing pressure from both Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) , as demand for iPhone 4 and Android handsets, and their increasing market share steadily encroaches on RIM’s market dominance. A recent survey from ChangeWave Research completed at the end of June, prior to the iPhone 4 launch, shows that RIM … Read More

Apple’s Internal iPhone 4 Antenna Troubleshooting Guidelines Leaked

iPhone 4 antenna issue is certainly a growing concern for Apple however, they have adopted a non-issue policy when dealing with the reception problem. BGR is now reporting that one of their “Apple connects” has sent them detailed guidelines which will be followed by Apple Care representatives when addressing the iPhone 4 antenna issues: Keep all of the positioning statements in the BN handy … Read More

Does Apple iPad Complement iPhone 4G?

iPhone 4G and Apple iPad 2010 may very well go down in history as the year Apple started to take over the mobile space. The year started with the Cupertino-based company revealing the much rumored and anticipated Apple tablet computer; the iPad. Who knew the iPad would come to dominate the tech industry in the first half of the year. … Read More

Blackberry users would rather choose the iPhone as their next phone [Study]

A study was released this week by Crowd Science that showed nearly 40% of Blackberry users would quite happily switch and move over to Apple’s iPhone. Crowd Science also reported that, Asked specifically if they’d swap their present phone for Google’s new Android-based Nexus One, 32% of Blackberry users said “yes,” compared with just 9% of iPhone users. This figure … Read More