Galaxy Note Vs. iPad

The Galaxy Note didn’t ‘kill’ the iPhone… but it may be hurting the iPad

By on August 29, 2014 at 4:40 PM.

The Galaxy Note didn’t ‘kill’ the iPhone… but it may be hurting the iPad

It has been clear for a year that tablet market growth has been slowing down a lot faster than anyone expected. But nevertheless, the latest IDC numbers are a stiff shock. The firm’s previous forecast for 12% tablet sales growth this year was already really low considering how hot the growth was as recently as in 2013, when the segment expanded by more than 50%. But now IDC has cut its projection in half, as the brand-new estimate for 2014 global tablet sales growth is a pitiful 6.5%. What’s even more stunning is that no growth is expected to take place in North America and Europe during this year. More →

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iPhone 6 Specs A8 Processor

The most disappointing rumor about the iPhone 6 may have just been confirmed

By on August 29, 2014 at 3:52 PM.

The most disappointing rumor about the iPhone 6 may have just been confirmed

There’s no shortage of hype for the upcoming iPhone 6 although that doesn’t mean the device won’t be disappointing in some ways. The most disappointing rumor we’ve heard about Apple’s upcoming flagship phone is that it will only feature 1GB of RAM at a time when most high-end smartphones have long moved onto using 2GB of RAM or more. More →

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iPhone 6 Air Rumors: Rear Shell

Rear shell of Apple’s giant 5.5-inch iPhone shown up close in new leak

By on August 29, 2014 at 2:45 PM.

Rear shell of Apple’s giant 5.5-inch iPhone shown up close in new leak

Following a variety of fresh 4.7-inch iPhone 6 components leaks showing its processor, front glass cover and rear metal case, a new picture of the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 has popped up from Nowhereelse.fr. The picture comes from a trusted source from China and features the purported rear metal case of the handset, and appears to confirm what a previously leaked image of the same component revealed. More →

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iPhone 6 Boots Up

Watch a fully assembled iPhone 6 boot up for the very first time

By on August 29, 2014 at 2:20 PM.

Watch a fully assembled iPhone 6 boot up for the very first time

No one has gotten their hands on an iPhone 6 yet, but luxury retailer Feld & Volk managed to cobble together enough loose components to put one together itself. In the video below, you can see the fully assembled 4.7-inch iPhone 6 in action for the very first time, from the protruding camera to the odd plastic inserts that we just can’t stand. More →

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iPhone 6 A8 Processor Leaked Picture

This is the iPhone 6 component leak you’ve been waiting for

By on August 29, 2014 at 1:50 PM.

This is the iPhone 6 component leak you’ve been waiting for

We’ve seen plenty of iPhone 6 component leaks so far but this one is a lot more exciting than your average flex cable. Via Nowhereelse.fr, GeekBar has posted some new pictures on its Weibo page that purportedly show the iPhone 6’s A8 processor for the first time. More →

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Android Vs. iPhone Apps

Android is beating iOS in a way that Google will never brag about

By on August 29, 2014 at 1:25 PM.

Android is beating iOS in a way that Google will never brag about

Google and Apple never hesitate to brag about things that their platforms supposedly do better than one another but we have a hard time imagining Google bragging about beating iOS in this particular metric. UberGizmo directs our attention to a new report from Pornhub showing that more porn traffic now comes from Android phones than from iPhones. More →

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Worst Samsung Phone Ever

The ugliest phone Samsung ever made

By on August 29, 2014 at 1:00 PM.

The ugliest phone Samsung ever made

Maybe we should stop whining about the fact that the Galaxy S5 looks like a band-aid — things could be much worse. Redditor Vastrax reminds us of a Samsung released more than a decade ago that we’ve tried to wipe from our memories because it was so ugly that it even makes HTC’s notoriously hideous Evo 4G LTE look stylish by comparison. More →

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iPhone 6 Rumors

The iPhone 6 is so hotly anticipated that it’s making people crazy

By on August 29, 2014 at 12:35 PM.

The iPhone 6 is so hotly anticipated that it’s making people crazy

After months upon months of rumors and leaks, Apple’s upcoming new iPhone 6 will finally be unveiled at a press conference on September 9th. And it’s a good thing, too — anticipation for Apple’s new iPhone models has boiled over and it’s now making people completely crazy. More →

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iPhone 6 Rumors: NFC

Even more iPhone 6 reports detail one of its most important features

By on August 29, 2014 at 11:41 AM.

Even more iPhone 6 reports detail one of its most important features

Unlike previous iPhone generations, the iPhone 6 will pack an NFC chip that will offer users access to wireless payments and possibly other neat NFC-related tricks, a feature that has only been available on smartphones running other operating systems so far. After a Wired story on Thursday confirmed the NFC features of the iPhone 6 – something previous components leaks also hinted at before – reports from The Financial Times and well-known insider John Gruber have further detailed Apple’s NFC plans for the iPhone. More →

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iPhone 6 Rumors: Front Glass Panel

New leak shows high-quality iPhone 6 pictures, featuring front glass panel and case

By on August 29, 2014 at 10:20 AM.

New leak shows high-quality iPhone 6 pictures, featuring front glass panel and case

iPhone 6 components are leaking left and right, with French online publication iPhonote having picked up new images from Weibo that allegedly show the front glass panel and the rear metal shell of the upcoming 4.7-inch new iPhone – earlier on Friday, pictures of the same rear shell and purported A8 chip were also shared online. More →

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iPhone 6 Rumors

New iPhone 6 photo leak shows fully assembled housing… and it’s still ugly

By on August 29, 2014 at 9:05 AM.

New iPhone 6 photo leak shows fully assembled housing… and it’s still ugly

We have good news and we have bad news, Apple fans. The good news is that you’ll soon finally be able to get your hands on an iPhone with a significantly larger display, as Apple has sent out invitations to its big iPhone 6 event set to take place on September 9th. The bad news is that from the looks of things, the new iPhone with a significantly larger display is also going to be significantly uglier than its predecessor. More →

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iPhone 6 Mystery Building

Apple is building a huge, mystereous structure for the iPhone 6 event

By on August 29, 2014 at 8:30 AM.

Apple is building a huge, mystereous structure for the iPhone 6 event

Apple on Thursday officially confirmed what we already knew —that the iPhone 6 fall announcement event will take place on September 9th — by sending out a simple press invitation that featured the date of the event and a cryptic message that read “wish we could say more.” In addition to inviting the media to the highly anticipated iPhone event, Apple has also been doing something else, MacRumors reports, and that’s building some sort of giant structure for the iPhone 6 unveiling. More →

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