Category: Apple

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AT&T beats Verizon in Apple iPhone 5 sales in Q3

AT&T released its third quarter earnings on Wednesday morning, revealing that it activated 4.7 million units of the Apple iPhone in Q3, this being 77% of all smartphones activated by AT&T in the quarter. AT&T did also a bit of bragging, revealing that it sold 1.3 million units of the new Apple iPhone 5 in the quarter, which is twice...

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RIM may lose important ICE contract, and an order for 17K handsets to Apple iPhone

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) is ending its contract with the Canadian based manufacturer of BlackBerry devices. The results are very bitter for RIM, and a cause for a big smile (grin?) for Apple, because the 17,600 ICE employees will be using the Apple iPhone instead of a BlackBerry device, since it “can no longer meet the...

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Apple is to reveal the profitability of the Apple iPhone

Judge Lucy Koh, who presided over the epic Apple-Samsung patent suit, refused to grant Apple the right to seal its financial records, and ordered Apple to reveal these for the Court to see if the company can justify the large $1.05 billion verdict that it was awarded by the jury. Judge Koh made it clear that if Apple is going...

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Support document on the Apple iPhone 5 pictures “purple halo” now available

Recently users would report that some pictures taken with the Apple iPhone 5 were exhibiting a purple tint or halo in the corner. They were getting this discoloration when the light source for a given photo was outside the viewfinder. Apple however argued that the purple tinting was normal for such situations and in addition, this Sunday they also issued...

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DisplayMate tests iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III displays

The popular display analyzing company DisplayMate has decided to put the iPhone 5 (4-inch IPS LCD ) through its various highly scientific tests and pit it against the Galaxy S III (4.8-inch Super AMOLED HD ). They have “thrown” even the iPhone 4S 3.5-inch display into the “pot”. DisplayMate tested many characteristics of the displays, such as screen reflections, brightness...

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Samsung Galaxy S3 commercial ad making fun of iPhone 5

Many sensitive Apple enthusiasts could easily feel quite insulted by the new commercial ad of Samsung Galaxy S4 that portrays iPhone fans as sheep as they stand in line. However we’d like to ask people to put their sensitivities to one side and judge the ad purely on comedic terms. You can see the commercial in a video that we’ve...

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iPhone 5 problems

The launch of the Apple iPhone 5 only took place a few days ago, and we witnessed the craze around it, didn’t we! Unfortunately, reports about various problems with the new device have started coming and accumulating to form a most “ugly” mountain of complaints. An increasingly widespread problem seems to be mainly affecting the black iPhone 5 and is...

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Black Apple iPhone 5 aluminum shell with some chipping issues

Unfortunately, at the release of any new device on the market, there’s always a subset of buyers who pull the short end of the stick. In other words, there’s always a number of devices which show some problems. With the iPhone 4, it was the antenna-gate issue, with the iPhone 4S it was the battery life problem, and now some...

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Nokia: “Here’s why the Lumia 920 is better than the iPhone 5”

Is the Lumia 920 better than the iPhone 5? Certainly, Nokia wants to convince you it is. The Finnish phone maker has analyzed the key features found in both smartphones, naturally giving the nod to the 920 in each category. The Lumia 920’s screen is larger and sharper than the one on the new iPhone. The 920’s 4.5-inch screen displays...

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iPhone 5 smashing sales results

iPhone 5 is holding the record for presently best-selling smartphone. In a Press Release the company states that the iPhone 5 has hit over 2 million pre-orders in the first 24 hours after it went available. To confirm the sales record, data have been compared with the sales of iPhone 4S which had “just” 1 million pre-orders in its first...