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iPhone, Products

Contaminated gas may have impacted iPhone 13 chip production

July 30, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Apple’s proactive procurement policy has kept it largely immune from the global shortage but a recent incident at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) shows that planning can only go so far. The chip manufacturing company has reported gas contamination at […]


Gadgets, Products

Apple just had a tremendous quarter in the Google-dominated US smart speaker market

July 29, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

After more than three long years of underwhelming sales, the inevitable finally happened for Apple’s rookie smart speaker effort a few months back. Of course, the Cupertino-based tech giant didn’t completely abandon the thriving Amazon-dominated market, choosing to focus entirely […]


News and Press

Tim Cook reveals how Apple decides on making its own parts

July 29, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Apple has its fair share of product or service failures, last of which is the discontinued OG HomePod, but when it comes to the ungrateful component supply industry, it rarely misses the mark. Freshest among the examples is its latest […]


Android Phone, Products

Smartphone numbers are in: Motorola and Xiaomi were big winners last quarter

July 29, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

The global smartphone market continued to recover in the second quarter of 2021, new data from Omdia reveals. The positive results come despite the fall from grace that Huawei has experienced over the past twelve months. Samsung is still number […]


iPhone, Products

iPhone 13 Pro Max – Apple’s Olympic-size mistake, but you’ll still buy it

July 29, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Let’s do a short rewind before jumping into the iPhone 13 Pro Max chit-chat. It’s late November 2020; you’ve received your iPhone 12 Pro Max, you set it up and start using it. You see, it’s a big phone! But […]


News and Press

Green bubble shaming: Milwaukee Bucks punished over a player with Android phone

July 28, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

The collective iPhone is America’s most popular phone. That’s right, taken in aggregate, iPhones constitute half of all handsets that US phone owners carry on them. Sometimes the share drops below 50% like, say, after a Galaxy S line announcement. […]


News and Press

Intel to build chips for Qualcomm; hopes to rival TSMC, Samsung by 2025

July 27, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

TSMC and Samsung, the two top contract foundries in the world, will soon have a new rival. Reuters reports that yesterday Intel announced that it will start producing chips for other companies such as Qualcomm and Amazon. Intel expects to […]


Products, Tablets

Rumor refuted: No mini-LED display expected for iPad 6 mini

July 23, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

The 12.9-inch Apple iPad Pro (2021) features a mini-LED display that uses a much higher number of LEDs as a backlight to deliver deeper blacks, more vivid colors, and other enhancements to the display. There have been several rumors spreading […]


Products, Tablets

Redesigned iPad mini to feature A15 Bionic, USB-C port, and more upgrades

July 20, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

In June, we got supposed renders of the iPad mini 6 from trusted leakster Jon Prosser, pointing to the possible changes and upgrades. Now, 9to5Mac has been tipped by people who are knowledgeable on the topic, further supporting said rumors. […]


News and Press

Apple vs Google: iPhone and Android activations now split evenly in the US

July 19, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS have dominated the US smartphone market for the past decade and new research shows that there’s no longer a clear trend towards either, with demand for new devices split evenly. Android and iPhone account for […]