iPhone Vs Android

iPhone 6 triggers record number of Android switchers

By on July 22, 2015 at 10:50 AM.

iPhone 6 triggers record number of Android switchers

iPhone sales during Apple’s most recent quarter skyrocketed 35% year over year, an impressive figure attributable, in part, to a record number of Android switchers opting to see what life is like within the confines of the iOS ecosystem.

News of the uptick in Android to iPhone migration was relayed by Tim Cook who, during Apple’s earnings conference call yesterday, said that Apple over the last three months saw the “highest switcher rate from Android that we’ve ever measured.” Cook seemed genuinely pleased with the data point, making a point of mentioning it two other times during the call.

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Galaxy Note 5 Specs MicroSD Slot

Leak: The Galaxy Note 5 may fix the biggest complaint about the Galaxy S6

By on July 22, 2015 at 9:40 AM.

Leak: The Galaxy Note 5 may fix the biggest complaint about the Galaxy S6

Samsung is prepping for its next big thing this year, the joint launch of the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge Plus phablets, and a new leak seems to indicate the company may have a pleasant surprise for buyers. According to a leaked document, Samsung may have fixed the worst thing about the Galaxy S6. More →

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iPhone Tricks

10 hidden tricks that could completely change the way you use your iPhone

10 hidden tricks that could completely change the way you use your iPhone

By on July 22, 2015 at 9:15 AM.

If Apple included a paper user manual with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus that included explanations of each and every feature, it would be the size of a phone book. The iOS platform simply packs too many features to cover them all at once, but that’s one of the great things about it. Even if you’ve been an iPhone user for years, there are still hidden features that are waiting to be discovered.

Today, we’re going to help you discover 10 such features, and you may never look at your phone the same way again. More →

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AT&T Smartphone Upgrade Fee Increases

AT&T is about to raise fees for smartphone upgraders – everything you need to know

By on July 22, 2015 at 8:50 AM.

AT&T is about to raise fees for smartphone upgraders – everything you need to know

Surprise, surprise! Upgrading to new smartphones on AT&T is about to get more expensive. Droid Life this week broke the news that starting on August 1st, AT&T is planning to raise upgrade fees for customers signing new two-year contracts with the carrier to $45, or $5 more than what it currently charges to activate a new device when you sign a two-year deal.  More →

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OnePlus 2 Pictures Specs Leak

Huge leak: This is the OnePlus 2

By on July 22, 2015 at 7:15 AM.

Huge leak: This is the OnePlus 2

The OnePlus 2 is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated Android flagship handsets of the year. The company teased some of its specs before its official announcement and they suggest the device should be the powerful and affordable handset customers expect it to be. While OnePlus did not release any images of the new handset ahead of the launch, Chinese telecom regulator TENAA published on its website more information about the handset, including pictures. More →

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iPhone 7 Touch ID Home Button

Breakthrough innovation could pave the way for a radically redesigned iPhone

By on July 21, 2015 at 12:40 PM.

Breakthrough innovation could pave the way for a radically redesigned iPhone

Apple is already looking at ways of radically changing the iPhone design, although we’re virtually certain that any big changes won’t occur this year. However, new glass technology developed by one company might come in handy if Apple is really serious about making radical changes to the iPhone’s iconic home button. More →

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Smartphone History

An incredible visual history of smartphone designs, 2007-present

By on July 21, 2015 at 10:10 AM.

An incredible visual history of smartphone designs, 2007-present

It’s an indisputable fact that the 2007 introduction of Apple’s iPhone helped spearhead a smartphone revolution. Whereas smartphones used to be expensive gadgets primarily designed for and used by business executives and tech enthusiasts, the iPhone was the first device to deliver advanced features that mainstream users could easily take advantage of and enjoy.

With a substantial technical head start, the iPhone was for some time the best smartphone on the market. But as time passed, companies like HTC and Samsung picked up their game considerably. And in the midst of this battle for smartphone supremacy,  Microsoft threw their hat into the ring while we were simultaneously treated to a seemingly endless stream of devices intent on dethroning the iPhone, from the BlackBerry Storm to the beloved but ultimately unsuccessful Palm Pre.

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OnePlus 2 iPhone 6 Galaxy S6

Can the OnePlus Two hold its own against the world’s two best smartphone cameras?

By on July 21, 2015 at 8:20 AM.

Can the OnePlus Two hold its own against the world’s two best smartphone cameras?

OnePlus will soon unveil its second-generation Android smartphone, which is going to be an affordable flagship device just like its predecessor. Unsurprisingly, the Chinese company has teased the OnePlus 2 by revealing bits and pieces about it before it becomes official. In a new revelation ahead of the big launch, OnePlus focused on the camera performance by posting the first official camera samples of the upcoming handset. More →

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Podcasts iPhone

Podcasting: Another area where the iPhone trounces Android

By on July 20, 2015 at 8:25 PM.

Podcasting: Another area where the iPhone trounces Android

Well, you can add podcasting to the growing list of items where the iPhone outpaces Android. According to a recent report from Clammr, 82% of all podcast listening occurs on the iPhone compared to just 16% for Android. This figure is made all the more impressive given Android’s marketshare superiority.

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iPhone 6 Amazing Apps TV Commercial

Apple slyly trolls Android with new ‘If it’s not an iPhone’ ad

By on July 20, 2015 at 12:45 PM.

Apple slyly trolls Android with new ‘If it’s not an iPhone’ ad

Apple has a new TV ad out for the iPhone and this time it’s taking an indirect shot at its biggest competitor: Android. As part of the If it’s not an iPhone series of ads, the new 30-second commercial is all about the apps. Without the App Store, the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch would be pretty much useless. Hence, Apple’s insistence on apps isn’t surprising.
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iPhone 6s, Apple Watch, iMac, iPad Mini 4

World’s most accurate Apple insider reveals new details on Apple’s big fall releases

By on July 20, 2015 at 10:40 AM.

World’s most accurate Apple insider reveals new details on Apple’s big fall releases

Apple will soon reveal more details about its most recent quarter, and an analyst who has usually been highly accurate with predictions about unreleased Apple devices is out with a new research note that offers sales estimates for the past quarter and an insight into Apple’s next potential steps. More →

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Galaxy Note 5 3D Pictures Video Design

Galaxy Note 5: Stunning concept video shows us the most detailed 3D renders yet

By on July 20, 2015 at 9:00 AM.

Galaxy Note 5: Stunning concept video shows us the most detailed 3D renders yet

We’re less than a month away from Samsung’s next Unpacked event, assuming the company will indeed launch the Galaxy Note 5 in mid-August. Thus, it’s not surprising to see more unofficial 3D renders and supposedly leaked pictures emerge. In fact, a designer has released an incredible video that shows what the Galaxy Note 5 would look like based on all the information that has leaked so far. More →

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