As smartphone wars continue, on the field and in the courtroom, the contest worldwide seems to have already been won by Android. The International Data Corporation, aka IDC, has released a Q2 2012 study on smartphone global marketshare and …Read More »
If device thickness is an important factor for you, then iPhone 5 may be the one for you. Chinese blog Apple.pro is reporting that Apple Daily, a Taiwan paper, has published a report on the iPhone 5. That report …Read More »
The iPad has been a huge success since it was introduced in 2010. In an attempt to carve out a similar but non-competing market, other manufacturers starting creating 7 inch tabs (primarily Samsung, who can be credited with creating this …Read More »
Jonathan Ive is the SVP of Industrial Design aka chief product designer at Apple. He is one of the major creative forces behind Apple products such as the iPhone, iPad, MacBook Air, and iPod. Ive recently dropped a few bombshells …Read More »
Google’s YouTube app has been a staple on the homescreens of iOS devices around the world. Not anymore. Continuing its anti-Google stride and following up on the removal of Google Maps from iOS 6, Apple has announced the YouTube app …Read More »
In terms of global browser usage, Google Chrome surpassed Firefox in December 2011 and beat Internet Explorer 8 in January 2012 but still had less market share than the total Internet Explorer family combined. Now, according to StatCounter, Chrome …Read More »
Mat Honan, a tech journalist for Wired, has had his iPhone, iPad, and MacBook Air remotely wiped. Not only that but his Gmail was hacked which eventually lead to Gizmodo‘s Twitter account being taken over for a few …Read More »
Apple rumors never cease to exist and the iPad Mini has been getting more than its fair share in the past few months. Now another rumor has hit the Internet, this time in the form of images.
Photos have been …Read More »
Samsung was working on iPhone-like designs before the iPhone was released in 2007 [Apple vs Samsung]
Apple has repeatedly accused Samsung of copying Apple designs, hardware and software alike. And Apple isn’t the only one. Samsung Galaxy S was my first Android device (second smartphone device, first was a Windows Mobile) and back then even I …Read More »
Holly Lisle is an independent author that publishes online writing guides, which she sells on Amazon, iTunes, and presumably other eBook stores. Or, at least she used to in the case of iTunes. Lisle is reporting Apple has banned her …Read More »
It looks like the education sector wants to get in on the patent war fun. A Taiwanese university, National Cheng Kung University, has filed a lawsuit claiming Apple is fringing on its patents with Siri. Specifically, the university asserts Apple’s …Read More »
iPhone 5 and iPad Mini will be announced September 12, go on sale September 21 according to a new rumor
A previous rumor claimed the iPhone 5 will be released on September 21, 2012. A new rumor now backs up that speculation.
According to “sources who have proven accurate in the past”, iMore is reporting the iPhone 5 and iPad …Read More »
There have been countless iPhone 5 rumors, including some that supposedly showed the finalized version of the iPhone 5. Now we have images of what appears to be a real iPhone 5.
iLab Factory got its hands on alleged iPhone …Read More »
Apple proves it didn’t copy Sony, judge won’t let Samsung use “Apple-copied-Sony” evidence [Apple vs Samsung]
So you thought Apple copied Sony, eh? Yeah, well, so did I. The truth is, Apple didn’t. Or at least Apple didn’t according to court documents it has filed in the on going Apple vs Samsung battle.
Not surprisingly, Apple …Read More »
Apple vs Samsung is raging, as is Microsoft vs Motorola. Time to open a new front in the war of smartphones: Android vs Micro-ple.
Eastman Kodak Co., once a booming photography company, is filing for bankruptcy. As part of the …Read More »
Earlier this month we learned Android comprises of roughly 50% of smartphone sales in Q2 2012; and, last year we learned Samsung is the new leader in smartphones, snatching the spot for #1 smartphone maker from Apple. So it shouldn’t …Read More »
We have heard plenty of iPhone 5 rumors. An Asian accessories manufacturer leaked that iPhone will be launched on September 21, 2012. Now another Chinese accessories maker is providing another Apple teaser; this time it is photos of what might …Read More »
Gearing up for battle, Samsung is prepared to use Apple against itself. In contrast, Apple is prepared to use Google, Samsung, and external designers against Samsung. Apple is alleging Samsung was warned by multiple parties that Samsung products related too …Read More »
Apple vs Samsung is set to go to court in the USA on Monday. Apple is taking Samsung to court for patent infringement and copying Apple designs. Based on court filings, it has emerged one of the ways Samsung will …Read More »
As reported earlier, Apple has recently issued its Q3 2012 financial statements. Buried inside all the details, there is one number that especially stands out — the 18 million iPads Apple sold. It isn’t entirely clear what portion of the …Read More »
In the seemingly never ending battle, a new development has emerged in Apple vs Samsung: Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 7.7 has been banned throughout the European Union.
A German court has ruled Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 infringes on Apple drawings from …Read More »
There are many office apps on iOS, allowing users to view and edit office documents (DOCs, PPTs, XLSs, etc.), but none of them are official Microsoft Office apps. What would you give to get an official Microsoft Office app on …Read More »
Who has three letters in its name and just brought down the hammer on pretty much every company in the mobile device industry? No, it isn’t Apple. Or Google. Or Microsoft. Or Samsung. Or [insert name here]. That would be …Read More »
day hour, another iPhone 5 rumor. This time the rumor is about the release date of the sixth iteration of Apple’s world famous iPhone.
According to a French blog App4phone.fr, the much-awaited iPhone 5 will be released on …Read More »
Throw away all your accessories: iPhone 5 will have a new 19-pin port, headphone jack will be moved to the bottom
Rumors of Apple products never seem to cease, do they. Well, at least not this particular rumor. Earlier this summer there were reports Apple would be modifying the 30-pin connector port on the iPhone. Now Reuters is more or less …Read More »
Apple has sold millions of… oh sh!t, wrong company. Hang on let me fix that. Samsung has sold over 10 million (yes, that is 10,000,000) Samsung Galaxy S III devices since it was released less two months ago on May …Read More »
Advertising is a strong source of revenue for many digital products, may that be blogs, online magazines and newspapers, or apps. So it goes without saying publishers (websites owners, app developers, etc.) want to be able to monetize the best …Read More »
In the patent world there are some patents, called FRAND patents, that are considered to be industry standard. These patents, decided upon by standard setting bodies, must be fairly licensed to all interested parties. Google, the parent company of Motorola …Read More »
In the ongoing drama that is Apple vs Samsung, after ruling Samsung did not copy Apple because Galaxy Tabs are not as “cool” as the iPad, UK’s Judge Colin Birss has ordered Apple to run Samsung ads as a way …Read More »
Yesterday we introduced Apple’s first iPad prototype 2002. Want to know how it compares to 2011′s iPad2? Yeah, so do we… which is why we have provided you with comparison shots below (note: we did not snap those images ourselves):…Read More »
What will Apple’s next iPhone, iPhone 5, comprise of? Quoting an unnamed trusted source, BGR ‘confirms’ the next iPhone will have 4G LTE, 1GB RAM, and built-in NFC.
The revelations, if you can call them that, by BGR aren’t all …Read More »
Steve Jobs once declared he will bury Android for “copying” iOS. Apple has just been granted a broad, potentially far-reaching smartphone user interface pattern which will go a long way in doing just that.
U.S. Patent 8,223,134, titled Portable electronic …Read More »
Although most of us have come to dislike the ongoing patent wars between Apple and the rest of the world, at times some good can emerge from them. Images from a December 2011 deposition in an Apple vs Samsung fight …Read More »
For the longest time FaceTime was WiFi-only — you could only use FaceTime on your iPhone if you were connected to a WiFi network. Starting in iOS 6, Apple has officially enabled FaceTime over 3G/4G. Now, however, AT&T may be …Read More »