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There are many people that were disappointed with how the Galaxy S 4 turned out — some were even pleased about them “not innovating” with the design. But whatever your opinion is of the device, there’s one thing that no one can deny Samsung has done here: They’ve built a [...]Read More »
iPhone has outsold Samsung Galaxy phones to date but Galaxy S4 will change that trend, according to analyst
There is no doubt Samsung’s Galaxy line of Android smartphones — Galaxy S, Galaxy S II, Galaxy Note, Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note II — are extremely popular. In fact, they are the most popular Android smartphones in the history of Android. However, as popular as Galaxy devices are, iPhone [...]Read More »
While Apple’s latest earnings call isn’t due until sometime later this month, rumors are already starting to circulate — and they’re not the good kind, at least for Apple.
The Wall Street Journal claims that the company has cut orders for iPhone 5 components due to “weaker-than-expected” demand for the [...]Read More »
With the iPhone 5 selling over 50 million units just in the last quarter alone, you’d think it was the top smartphone on the market, right? Consumer Reports doesn’t seem to think so.
The magazine has been bringing reviews for almost 80 years now, so their opinion carries a lot [...]Read More »
Apple has announced that the iPhone 5′s weekend launch in China has resulted in two million units sold. This is despite initial reactions to the lines outside China’s Apple Stores being compared unfavorably to the iPhone 4S’s hysteric launch earlier this year.
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“Customer response to iPhone 5 in China has
Time has released their annual list of the best of the best in games, apps, tweets, ads and gadgets. Love or hate Apple, it’s hard to deny that the iPhone 5, even with its little hiccups, is a really solid device.
Time believes that it’s the best of the year, [...]Read More »
Remember that ad Samsung ran earlier this year mocking iPhone 5 fans for standing in line for a smartphone when “the next big thing” (aka Galaxy S III) is already here? Yeah, well, according to Visible Measures (a video advertising firm) that ad is the most popular tech ad for [...]Read More »
Android dominates globally — no one will question that. Even in the United States, before the release of the iPhone 5, Android smartphones sold more than iPhone. With the release of the iPhone 5, however, Apple has regained the crown.
According to research firm Kantar WorldPanel, iPhone lays claim to [...]Read More »
Although Apple won a $1.05 billion verdict against Samsung earlier this year, the battle between the two is only just beginning. As the legal battle heats up between Samsung and Apple, so has the war of words outside the court room. The latest cameo is from Samsung’s Shin Jong-kyun (head [...]Read More »
Apple loyalty is on the decline among iPhone owners, fewer iPhone users will buy another iPhone [Survey]
Since the release of the original iPhone in 2007, Apple has commanded ever-increasing and ever-loyal fans. This is evident not only via online trolling conducted by so called iSheep but also by the fact that Apple enjoys a high-rate of repurchases; that is to say, many people who own Apple [...]Read More »
You know those iPhone 5 issues, such as fail iOS Maps, purple halo ring, and damaged goodies? Yeah, well, Saturday Night Live (a comedy show) ain’t gonna pass up the golden opportunity. The above video is a of a SNL spoof that pokes fun at iPhone 5 critics. I have [...]Read More »
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak calls Apple “arrogant”, wants a small and large version of the iPhone
Apple has taken a lot of heat over the years for refusing to build a smartphone with a screen larger than 3.5 inches and, when they finally caved and put out an iPhone with a 4 inch screen, people weren’t happy how the screen is “too tall” and “not wide [...]Read More »
Unfortunately for Apple, quality control on the iPhone 5 has fallen short of spectacular with iPhone 5 owners complaining of many issues ranging from scratches and scuffs on brand new phones to light leaks on screens to purple “halo” effects on photos taken with the camera. And that isn’t even [...]Read More »
Samsung officially sues Apple over iPhone 5, junction on Galaxy Tab 10.1 is lifted [Apple vs Samsung]
We knew it was coming and it has arrived: Samsung has officially included the iPhone 5 in a lawsuit against Apple. In the lawsuit Samsung alleges the iPhone 5, among other Apple products, infringes on eight Samsung patents. As ArsTechnica points out, two of these patents relate to cell phone [...]Read More »
Apple apologizes for crappy iOS Maps, tells everyone to use Google Maps, Bing Maps, or MapQuest instead
My how has Apple changed since the departure of Steve Jobs. Remember antennagate with the iPhone 4? It took Apple weeks to even acknowledge a problem and then when they did acknowledge, they took longer to come up with a fix and never openly admitted they made a mistake. Fast [...]Read More »
Last week news rolled in of some iPhone 5s having scratches, dings, scuffs, etc. out of the box. That is to say, brand new iPhone 5s with (minor) physical damage. A loyal but upset customer e-mailed Philip Schiller, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Marketing, informing him of the issues, asking [...]Read More »
New Lightning connectors give Apple a monopoly on iPhone accessories, might trigger legal action against the company
Anyone that has been following iNews knows Apple has introduced the new ‘Lightning’ connector on the iPhone 5. Not only is it smaller, and faster, than the previous 30-pin connector on iDevices, the ‘Lightning’ connector is also incompatible with accessories (cables, docks, etc.) that work with the old 30-pin. That [...]Read More »
iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III are the two biggest hitters in the smartphone market today. While it is somewhat futile to try to compare the two to figure for the purposes of which is faster — because both give excellent, buttery-smooth, lag-free performance — the geeks among us love [...]Read More »
While we don’t know exactly how many people pre-ordered the iPhone 5, we do know Apple sold over 5 million during the first weekend of release. While 5 million units is a staggering number no matter which way you look at it, it does not break Galaxy S III’s record [...]Read More »
Like a good friend, each year sales of the new iPhone are predictable — a lot. iPhone 5 was expected to be the hottest selling iPhone to date, meaning people expected it to sell a lot, too. Did it meet expectations? I suppose it depends on who you ask… some [...]Read More »
In typical frenemy fashion, Apple and Samsung are once again bumping heads in court (not that they ever stopped). Recently Apple was awarded $1 billion in a lawsuit against Samsung. Apple has now filed with the court that it wants an additional $707 million on top of that — $400 [...]Read More »
I’m not exactly sure what Motorola means by “the full-screen phone” in the ad shown above. What I do know, however, is Motorola is joining the ranks of Nokia and Samsung at poking at fun Apple’s latest and greatest iPhone. In particular, Motorola is having a laugh at the expense [...]Read More »
iPhone 5 does not have quad-core processor — but it does have dual-core CPU, triple-core GPU… manufactured by Samsung
When unveiling the iPhone 5, Apple proclaimed the iPhone 5′s A6 processor has 2x the processing and 2x the graphical power of its predecessor, iPhone 4S. This lead most tech blogs, including dotTech (guilty as charged), to mark the iPhone 5 as having a quad-core processor. Turns out the iPhone [...]Read More »
With the iPhone 4 came “antennagate” — iPhone 4 owners experiencing dropped calls if they held the iPhone 4 in a certain way. The iPhone 5 may soon be hit by “scuffgate”, as CNET puts it.
There are multiple reports by iPhone 5 owners — on online forums, message boards, [...]Read More »
iPhone 5 vs Galaxy S III: Drop tests show iPhone 5 is very durable, survives falls much better than the Galaxy S III
Today is the official release date for the much anticipated iPhone 5. While the features of the iPhone 5 may be nothing special for Android fans, how does its durability fare? As we have seen in the iPhone 4S vs Galaxy S III vs HTC One X drop test, the [...]Read More »
iOS 6 sees Google Maps replaced with iOS Maps. Not happy with iOS Maps? Want Google Maps back? Unfortunately there doesn’t appear to be a standalone Google Maps app on Apple App Store… but there is still a way to get Google Maps back on your iDevice.
You see Safari [...]Read More »
What do you do when your biggest competitor just announced, and is about to release, “the next big thing”? You create an ad that mocks that big thing to show consumers that “the next big thing is already here”. Just like what Samsung has done. Samsung is running a TV [...]Read More »
As far as the industry is concerned, Yahoo is a dying breed. Because of its lack of competitiveness in the services and products it offers, users are flocking away from Yahoo and to its rivals — especially when it comes to search, a once-staple product in Yahoo’s portfolio. As a [...]Read More »
It does take a genius to know the Galaxy S III is iPhone 5′s biggest competitor. It also doesn’t a take a genius to know Samsung is going to attack Apple on all fronts. So it isn’t surprising Samsung has conjured an ad that pits the Galaxy S III in [...]Read More »
iPhone 5 pre-orders have begun. The phone will reach consumer hands in a little under a week from now. If you are living in the USA and want an iPhone 5, there are three very important facts you need to know before you make the decision on which carrier to [...]Read More »
At the unveiling yesterday, Apple’s Phil Schiller, senior vice president of worldwide marketing, claimed the new iPhone 5 is the “world’s thinnest smartphone” thanks to its 7.6mm belt size. An Apple executive is somewhat of an authoritative figure in the mind of people, so the Internet was buzzing about how [...]Read More »
Comedian shows people an iPhone 4S, tells them it is an iPhone 5, and listens as they praise the “better” iPhone 5 [iSheep moment]
Ready for a ridiculously funny iSheep moment? As I’m sure many people know by now, the iPhone 5 was unveiled yesterday but will not be available until September 21. Jimmy Kimmel, a popular comedian known for his night shows, figured this is a perfect moment to play a prank.
Kimmel [...]Read More »
Apple held a much-anticipated event today in San Francisco. Let’s take a look at the major things announced.
As already covered, the iPhone 5 has been officially unveiled. The iPhone 5 features a 4-inch screen with 1136×640 resolution and now shows 5 rows of icons. It is 7.6mm in thickness [...]Read More »
With all the iPhone 5 leaks over the past years, including 3D mockups, it may be hard to wrap your head around what the real iPhone 5 looks like. Indeed when I first saw photos of the real iPhone 5, I immediately thought to myself “are you sure that isn’t [...]Read More »
iPhone lovers can finally rejoice as Apple has unveiled the next generation of the iPhone, the iPhone 5 today. The company unveiled the long awaited iOS device at a magical event in San Francisco. We heard a lot of pre-release rumors and reports about the iPhone 5 despite Apple chief [...]Read More »