iPhone 5S: Faster, Better Camera and Features Touch ID

iPhone 5S forward thinking

The iPhone 5S event didn’t pack any surprises this time. Everything Apple announced had already been leaked through various leaks published online. Even the name of the fingerprint scanner was leaked just minutes before Apple event went live. So, what is the all-new iPhone 5S all about you ask? Apple hasn’t changed its strategy since the original iPhone. It continues … Read More

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Facebook Hires Apple’s Former Maps Manager Richard Williamson

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On Tuesday, Bloomberg reported that Facebook has hired Apple’s former Maps manager, Richard Williamson. Williamson was in charge of Apple’s iOS mapping team, and was fired in November after the new Maps application was released with many issues and faced intense criticism. By hiring Williamson, Facebook is expanding its mobile push and improving its iOS and Android application to reflect … Read More

Kaled AliFacebook Hires Apple’s Former Maps Manager Richard Williamson

Apple’s Cheaper iPhone Could Potentially Claim 11% Share of Low-end Device Market in 2014

Apple Lower cost iPhone Retina Display

According to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, if Apple were to introduce a $300 contract-free iPhone, they could capture up to 11% of the low-end device market. Munster believes that this is possible for Apple to accomplish and also notes that the lower cost iPhone may be introduced this year, in September. There are reports and rumors that support the … Read More

Kaled AliApple’s Cheaper iPhone Could Potentially Claim 11% Share of Low-end Device Market in 2014

USPTO Grants Apple iOS App Folders and “Jiggle Mode” UI Patent

iPhone Jiggle Mode Patent

Apple introduced iOS app folders in iOS 4 and has had the ‘Jiggle Mode’ UI since iOS 1. On Tuesday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple the patent for iOS app folders and the ‘Jiggle Mode’ UI. The patent, which is listed as U.S. Patent No. 8,423,911, describes the iOS app folders as “Device, method, and graphical user interface … Read More

Kaled AliUSPTO Grants Apple iOS App Folders and “Jiggle Mode” UI Patent

Verizon Increases iPhone Subsidy Wait Time to 24 Months

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With Apple’s iPhone 5S expected later this year, carriers are beginning to shift around their plans and smartphone upgrade structure to match the upcoming refresh. On Friday, Verizon reported that they will now be extending the wait time for an upgrade to 24 months, up from the current 20 months that was required. The company released details about the extension … Read More

Kaled AliVerizon Increases iPhone Subsidy Wait Time to 24 Months

Walmart to Expand ‘Scan & Go’ iPhone Self-Checkout Systems To Over 200 Stores

Walmart Scan Pay Go iPhone App

According to a report from Reuters, Walmart is expanding its ‘Scan & Go’ Self-checkout system to over 200 of its retail stores. The system, which is similar to Apple’s own EasyPay system is modeled around iOS devices and allows customers of Walmart stores to pay for their shopping items at a checkout station while exiting the store. For now, “Scan … Read More

Kaled AliWalmart to Expand ‘Scan & Go’ iPhone Self-Checkout Systems To Over 200 Stores

AT&T Introduces New 30-50 GB Mobile Shared Data Plans

ATT 30-50 GB Mobile Shared Data Plans

On Monday, AT&T announced a massive new shared data plan option for its customers. The company announced the availability of three new shared data plans for businesses ranging from 30-50GB. The new plans also include unlimited texting and calls and begin for as low as $300. The new plans make it even easier and more affordable to work or play … Read More

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China Mobile Announces Major LTE Expansion No Word on iPhone

China Mobile

China Mobile is looking to make its mark in the LTE market, with an announcement from the company noting that it is planning a major LTE push to improve its network and implement it more broadly. According to The Wall Street Journal, the company is looking to spend $7 billion in order to improve its LTE network, setting up a … Read More

Kaled AliChina Mobile Announces Major LTE Expansion No Word on iPhone

Gmail iOS App Style Comes to Google’s Mobile Web App

Gmail

Google appears to be dominating the iOS experience, not only with its Google Maps for iOS application but also with its Gmail app. On Monday, Google updated its mobile web application with a design very similar to its native iOS application. The company did something similar with their Google Maps app in the past. Since launching the rebooted Gmail app … Read More

Kaled AliGmail iOS App Style Comes to Google’s Mobile Web App

AT&T Launches Full-Page Ad, Attacking T-Mobile Prior To Its Rebranding

AT&T Full page Ad attacking T-mobile rebranding

Earlier this year, reports began to surface that T-Mobile USA was looking to officially offer the iPhone. By this time, the company had already confirmed its plan to end smartphone subsidies, which binds subscribers to a 1 or 2 year contract with the company in exchange for a lower or ‘subsidized’ price on a phone. Apple also confirmed to The … Read More

Kaled AliAT&T Launches Full-Page Ad, Attacking T-Mobile Prior To Its Rebranding

China Expected to Hit 246 Million iOS and Android Devices This Month

China Worlds Largest Smart Device Market

China is quickly becoming the focal point of the smartphone market, with the country slated to surpass the United States and become the world’s largest smart device market in the world. According to mobile analytics platform, Flurry, China has the most active Android and iOS tablets and smartphones. China has been in close competition with the United States since last … Read More

Kaled AliChina Expected to Hit 246 Million iOS and Android Devices This Month

Facebook Working on Location Based App Similiar to Apple’s ‘Find My Friends’?

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Apple introduced its “Find My Friends” application in late 2011 with iOS 5, allowing iOS users to track their friends in real time, and display their own location using the GPS on their device. Now it seems that Facebook has something similiar in mind. According to Bloomberg, the social networking giant is working on a location based app similiar to … Read More

Kaled AliFacebook Working on Location Based App Similiar to Apple’s ‘Find My Friends’?

GAMEVIL Continues With High Profit Margins in 2Q

SEOUL, KOREA – August 9th, 2010 – GAMEVIL(R) (KOSDAQ:063080) achieved net profit percentage of 50.6% during the second quarter of 2010 continuing its high profit margin quarter after quarter. Sales, operating income and net income were 6.72 billion KRW, 3.54 billion KRW, 3.40 billion KRW, with a year on year increase of 25.2%, 11.3%, 29.3% accordingly, making it the best second … Read More

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iPhone Gets Enlisted? US Army meets with Apple

The American military is known to be on the cutting edge of technology and its combat applications. From smart bombs to drones to autonomous vehicles, no other army in the world more regularly employs technology on the battlefield. It is with little surprise then the most technologically advanced military in the world would want to enlist the most technologically advanced … Read More

Erin PetersoniPhone Gets Enlisted? US Army meets with Apple