Posted by A Ocean on March 5, 2013 ·
Apple may launch the next version of iPhone, dubbed iPhone 5S in August this year, with an update to i Pad series including both a fifth generation 9.7-inch iPad and a second gen iPad mini in April according to sources familiar with Apple’s plans speaking to iMore’s Rene Ritchie.
iMore reports that the next iPhone will it will come with a better camera and a faster chip which is only natural, it [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 14, 2013 ·
Apple’s mobile iOS 6.1 has plethora of issues including connection issues and battery problems and now a security flaw discovered in iOS 6.1 lets people bypass the lock screen of your iPhone.
It was first reported by videosdebarraquito, the process is to make and immediately cancel an emergency call and then hold down the power button twice.
It doesn’t seem to be all that easy to reproduce, [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 1, 2013 ·
Apple iPhone is not doing as bad as the reports suggests, Apple sold 17.7 million iPhones in US during the fourth quarter of 2012 according to a from report from Strategy Analytics’ Wireless Device Strategy Samsung,came second at 16.8 million mobile phones in the same quarter.
52 million phones were sold in the U.S. between October and December. Of the 52 million phones sold, two out of every three [...]
Posted by A Ocean on January 29, 2013 ·
iOS 6.1 is now available as a free download from the iOS Store. According to the release notes, the update adds LTE support for additional carriers (36 for iPhone, 23 for iPad), the ability to purchase movie tickets through Siri (US only) and the feature for iTunes Match fans to download individual songs from iCloud.
“iOS 6 is the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, and with [...]
Posted by A Ocean on January 28, 2013 ·
Android and Apple smartphones wiped the floor with rivals and captured a whopping 92 per cent of global sales in the fourth quarter of last year according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics.
During the same period global smartphone shipments grew 38 percent annually to reach 217 million units.
Neil Shah, Senior Analyst at Strategy Analytics, said, “Global smartphone shipments grew 38 [...]
Posted by A Ocean on January 25, 2013 ·
Apple presented its quarterly earnings report for Fiscal Year 1, 2013 and the company has reported a precedent $54.5 billion in revenue for the quarter ending December 29, 2012. As a result, Apple shares fell by as much as 12 percent on Thursday, staging their biggest percentage drop in over four years and slicing more than $50 billion from the company’s market value.
Apple’s shares slid to [...]
Posted by A Ocean on January 23, 2013 ·
Samsung bought more mobile chips than any other company in 2012, according to new data from Gartner. Samsung and Apple ordered $45.3 billion worth of semiconductors in 2012 which according to Gartner is up $7.9 billion from 2012.
Samsung was 8% of the chip market last year, while Apple was 7.2% of the market. They were followed by Hewlett-Packard (4.7% of the market), Dell (2.9%) and Sony (2.7%). [...]
Posted by A Ocean on January 12, 2013 ·
Rumors of a more affordable iPhone for emerging markets which were published by Reuters, the Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg earlier this week turned out to be incorrect based on comments allegedly made by Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller.
Reuters issued an update Friday morning informing readers that it had withdrawn the story, which featured the headline “Apple exec dismisses cheaper [...]
Posted by A Ocean on January 7, 2013 ·
Apple’s iPhone 5 has been ranked the worst top smartphone at each of the three U.S. mobile phone carriers that sell the phone by a report published by Consumer Reports according to a report published by Business Insider.
Topping the lists are the Samsung Galaxy S3, the LG Optimus G, and Motorola RAZR HD. Apple’s next-generation iPhone could launch soon and the company has some ground to make up [...]
Posted by A Ocean on January 7, 2013 ·
Apple today announced that nearly 20 billions apps were downloaded in 2012 from its App Store, bringing the total number of App Store downloads to 40 billion.
“The App Store℠ has over 500 million active accounts and had a record-breaking December with over two billion downloads during the month. Apple’s incredible developer community has created over 775,000 apps for iPhone®, iPad® and [...]