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News and Press

Apple’s market share took a hit thanks to the delayed release of the iPhone X

December 5, 2017

Via: Boy Genius

Following countless reports of supply constraints, it wasn’t much of a surprise when Apple announced that the iPhone X launch would be delayed to early November. If Apple was able to launch the phone on time, it probably would have, […]


Android Phone, News and Press, Products

Samsung makes smartphones with 512GB internal storage technically possible

December 5, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

To understand just how complex, far-reaching and technologically diverse today’s smartphone industry really is, you only have to look at Google and Samsung. While the former continues to optimize the world’s most popular mobile operating system for smooth sailing on […]


News and Press, Products, Tablets

Apple wins partial court victory against Xiaomi’s use of the Mi Pad name

December 5, 2017

Via: 9to5Mac

Chinese brand Xiaomi created an entire business out of copying Apple, seen in everything from an iOS-like skin for Android through websites and product launches – but perhaps the most blatant example was an iPad mini clone it named the […]


Gadgets, News and Press, Products

KGI: Apple to ship >25 million AirPods in 2018, double 2017 sales

December 4, 2017

Via: 9to5Mac

KGI remains very bullish on the uptake of Apple’s truly wireless AirPods earbuds ($159: eBay, Best Buy). In a new report published today, Ming-Chi Kuo says that he expects Apple to double shipments of the AirPods in 2018. This would […]


iPhone, News and Press, Products

iPhone X drives Apple’s ‘best ever’ year for smartphone sales

December 1, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Apple has just begun its best ever year for iPhones, setting new records over the holiday quarter, according to IHS Markit analyst, Ian Fogg. A new iPhones record Fogg is incredibly bullish on Apple’s performance, writing: “We expect Apple will […]


News and Press

Death of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger is good for T-Mobile, bad for customers

December 1, 2017

Via: Boy Genius

The rumored T-Mobile-Sprint merger is officially done. The two parties couldn’t agree on a deal, and a merger that could’ve killed all semblance of competition in the US wireless market is mercifully non-existent. But according to telecoms analyst Craig Moffett, […]


News and Press

LG appoints new mobile division president and CEO in bid to turn its business around

November 30, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

Just because a company chooses or is forced to reorganize its management team, that doesn’t mean it’s in any kind of trouble. Not necessarily, as Samsung, for instance, is doing better than ever from a financial standpoint, selling smartphones, TVs, […]


News and Press

Apple and Stanford begin Heart Study to detect irregular heart rhythms using Watch

November 30, 2017

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple and Stanford are launching a joint study to research irregular heart rhythms using the Apple Watch. The study was first announced back in September and kicks off today. Apple today launched the Apple Heart Study app, a first-of-its-kind research […]


News and Press

New face recognition technology promises 10 times better accuracy than Face ID

November 29, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

A new face recognition technology coming from a Chinese phone maker promises 10 times better accuracy than Apple’s Face ID. The new face identification technology uses a similar principle to Face ID on the iPhone X: it uses a dot […]


News and Press

Apple removes violent games from App Store after petition concerning lethal drugs war

November 29, 2017

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple has reportedly removed from the App Store a number of games said to glorify the extrajudicial killings of suspected drug dealers and users in the Philippines. A number of the games feature Philippine National Police director general Ronald dela […]