It is a statistic that will worry virtually all smartphone makers: despite having less than 20% of the global smartphone market share, Apple somehow raked in 92% of the entire operating profits attributed to global smartphone sales in the first quarter of this year.
Apple iPhones are not exactly the toughest smartphones around, although they are hardy enough to take a tumble or two. However, the real question is how many iPhones does it take to stop a bullet? The answer is slightly more impressive than one would think. Considering the test was done with a close range shot […]
A Canadian teenager was gunned down when he was trying to retrieve his stolen smartphone from three men. As it turned out, the teenager successfully tracked down his missing device using a tracking tool, but things quickly turned ugly when he was trying to recover it.
It looks like Apple might finally be improving its front camera on future iPhones. According to source code in iOS 9, Apple might be adding in new features to the front camera, including a LED flash.
A note to Apple investors has revealed that Cupertino is shifting more production of its upcoming A9 processors to TSMC. This was done at the last minute following concerns that the other contracted manufacturers, which include Samsung, would not be able to meet demand in time.
A regulatory filing from Samsung has revealed its top revenue sources for the year 2014; among which happens to be arch-rivals Apple. It underscores Cupertino’s importance to the South Korean giant, although the report also revealed the greater impact Xiaomi has had on Samsung’s operations.
While many are happy that Apple is finally introducing larger iPhones, there are still quite a number of people who would rather stick to a small form factor and Apple is not going to forget about these users. The company is rumoured to be working on releasing three new iPhones later this year, and one […]
It’s been about half a year since Apple launched the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and if you’re already sick of those devices, here’s something you might look forward to. The next generation iPhone is reported to sport 2GB of RAM, Force Touch and interestingly, Apple SIM.
Android Wear devices, as its name suggests, only works with Android devices; until now. A developer by the name of MohammadAG has successfully paired his Motorola Moto 360 with his Apple iPhone 6. The best part? The iPhone didn’t even need to be jailbroken.
A woman sits before a rack of what appears to be dozens of iPhone 5Cs all set to the Apple App Store. This image has been circulating around social media claiming to be a ranking manipulation service that allows developers to pay to boost their work into the top ten free apps.
The Typo iPhone case was meant to provide the iPhone with a physical keyboard similar to the BlackBerry experience. However, the company behind it – co-founded by American Idol host Ryan Seacrest – made it a little too similar and has been hit with a US$860,600 (about RM 3.1 million) fine after it was found […]
Apple has been discovered to have taken extra precautions to prevent leaks about the iPhone 6 from happening last year. Cupertino required accessory makers, often a source for leaks, to sign a new agreement that prevents them from seeking out information about new Apple devices. Which has also been interpreted as preventing them from reading […]
iPhone clones have always been associated with low-end specifications and sub-par software, but the Dakele 3 is markedly different. Unlike the iPhone 6, this particular clone actually has sapphire glass display that was previously promised by Apple.
A South Korean newspaper has reported that Samsung has signed a deal to provide the new generation iPhone processors. Under the agreement, the South Korean manufacturer will provide Apple with 75-percent of its needs; although there is no word on who will be supplying the rest of the processors.
The Chinese government has managed to convince Apple to turn over their source code to assuage fears of secret backdoors and spying. This brings many years of pressure from the government to an end, although the move could have also have been prompted by US whistleblower Edward Snowden’s comments about the iPhone last week.
Apple could currently be testing the next iteration of its mobile operating system. Several sources have been recording activity by browsers from iOS9, and the number of devices appears to be increasing slowly as time passes.
BlackBerry has been doing a decent job of keeping up with social media, and asking fans to keep up with the conversation about the new BlackBerry Classic on Twitter is generally something that nobody would notice. Unless the Tweet itself was sent from an iPhone, which is distinctly not something that BlackBerry makes.
Samsung is currently producing 14-nm FinFET logic chips for the upcoming Apple A9 SOC that will most likely end up used in the next generation of iPhones. Early reports had suspected that the new chips were intended for the Apple Watch, but that does not appear to be the case.
The iPhone 5c, Apple’s solution to consumers who want a cheaper alternative to the then flagship iPhone 5s, will reportedly cease production some time next year. Apple’s rumoured halt on the production of the iPhone 5c was reported by Taiwan’s Industrial and Commercial Times.
If you’re thinking of making the jump from an iPhone to the OnePlus One (or any Android smartphone), the team of OnePlus has written a very useful guide on how to transfer your information and data from the iPhone to the OnePlus One.