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iPhone 6 Sales Erode Android Market Hold

The iPhone 6s larger size appeals to consumers

The iPhone 6 came surging ahead with robust sales that put Apple on track for having a “record quarter” according to the latest three month figures ending in October 2014. Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, a WPP market research firm, released their figures on Apple’s spike in sales. The Strategic Insight Director at Kantar Worldpanel ComTech explains, “Apple has experienced a huge ...

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Mozilla Firefox is finally coming to the iOS


For the longest time Mozilla has stated that they would not bring Firefox to the iOS due to Apple’s refusal of allowing them to use their own web engine on the operating system. This has recently changed however, according to Vice President Jonathan Nightingale who made an interesting statement at an internal event. During the event Nightingale said that “we need ...

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New Apple Patent Protects iPhones from Falls


Apple’s newest patent for a “Protective mechanism for an electronic device” was awarded from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office today. Apple U.S. Patent No. 8,903, 519 aims to address the all too common user error of dropping your phone. As someone who has had several phones with “customized” (read: cracked) screens, this is a particularly interesting move from Apple. ...

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iPhone 6 users report misaligned selfie camera

iPhone 6

Apple’s iPhone 6 has certainly been one of the most problematic smartphones in the company’s portfolio, as several widely spread issues creeped in post launch to reap a lot of frustration among the ranks of devoted iPhone users. The iPhone 6 Plus launched shortly after in an attempt to right the wrongs of its predecessor, but unfortunately this was not ...

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New iPad Air Plus design details surface thanks to leaked blueprint

New iPad Air Plus design

The iPad Air Plus seems to be in the works over at Apple and design details are already starting to leak. As one might imagine, the Cupertino-based company didn’t say anything regarding this upcoming device, but rumor has it that it’s a bigger version of the recently launched iPad Air 2. Apple has apparently been working on this tablet for the past ...

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Sony: Focus on PlayStation, Slash TV and Smartphone Lines

Sony: Focus on PlayStation, Slash TV and Smartphone Lines

Sony has decided that in an effort to stem their financial losses, it should pare down their TV and Smartphone product line ups and focus their efforts on PlayStation 4. According to Reuters, Sony investors in the Japanese electronics giant were briefed on the company’s three year plan to turn a corner and increase revenue. With Sony’s Xperia smartphone falling short of ...

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iPad sales could actually decline soon according to market researchers


Market research firm IDC (International Data Corporation) predicts that 2014 will be the first year in which Apple iPad sales decline compared to the year before. This isn’t necessarily Apple’s fault as according to the company, customers are expressing a lack of interest in tablets in general as of late. IDC reveals that tablet sales have decreased substantially and we’re ...

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Apple Removes ‘Free’ From Free To Play

Apple Removes 'Free' From 'Free To Play'

Apple has made further changes in its approach to listing free-to-play games on its App Store by replacing the term “FREE” with “GET” from the buy button from free-to-play games that include in-app purchases. Consumer regulatory commissions, such as Federal Trade Commission, U.K. Office of Fair Trading and the European Commission, have been taking action against distributors of free-to-play child-friendly ...

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