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Leaked Image Shows New iPhone Rival from Google?





A new image that shows something similar to the new Pixel smartphone from Google appeared on the Internet on Monday. If legitimate, it shows how the new flagship device and potential iPhone rival may look like.


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Tuesday, September 27th, 2016. 10:33

81% of American iPhone Owners Like Their Phones



According to the results of the latest satisfaction survey conducted among the American customers, Apple has beaten Samsung as a brand with more happy customers. However, the gap between the market rivals is really small - only 1%. 81% of customers are satisfied with their iPhones and 80% of those who own Samsung smartphones also say their devices are pretty good. The aforementioned figures are based on the survey conducted among 12,710 US customers, so it’s rather difficult not to take them into account.


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Wednesday, June 1st, 2016. 18:48

iPhone 6s vs. Galaxy S7: Ultimate Drop Test [Video]



Apple’s iPhone 6s and Samsung’s Galaxy S7 have been recently compared in an ultimate drop test video. The people behind this video have used professional tools to test the durability of both flagship devices and found out that the 4.7-inch iPhone 6s is actually more durable that the device manufactured by the South Korean vendor. The reason for this is quite obvious: iPhone’s back panel is made of aluminum, which is stronger than the glass panel of the Galaxy S7, apart from that, the device features a better glass that makes it possible for it to survive several front drops in a row.


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Friday, May 27th, 2016. 18:02

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Apple Dominates the U.S. Smartphone Market, Samsung's Catching Up



According to the latest report shared by a research firm Parks Associates, Apple’s iPhone still dominates the U.S. smartphone market, however, Samsung is catching up.


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Thursday, February 11th, 2016. 17:36

iPhone 6s Tops Google’s ‘Year in Search’ Rating for 2015



Google on Wednesday officially announced the annual "Year in Search" results. These results reflect the most popular searches in a wide range of categories. If to speak about the Trending Consumer Tech category, the searches somehow connected with Apple managed to top it.


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Thursday, December 17th, 2015. 12:24

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New HTC One A9 Looks Pretty Similar to iPhone 6s [Images]



One of Apple’s numerous market rivals, HTC, has just announced its new flagship device called the HTC One A9. The most interesting thing about this device, especially for Apple fans and iPhone users, is the way it looks. As can be seen below, the smartphone is incredibly similar to the iPhone 6s.


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Wednesday, October 21st, 2015. 18:11

Apple Remains Top U.S. Smartphone Manufacturer, iOS Market Share Continues to Grow - comScore



Apple remains top U.S. smartphone manufacturer. According to the latest report from a research firm comScore, the market share of the company from Cupertino was equal to 44.2% during the period of three months ending in July. Such vendors as Samsung, LG, Motorola and  HTC occupy the places in the top-five list.


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Saturday, September 5th, 2015. 13:47

Apple Announces iSight Camera Replacement Program for iPhone 6 Plus



As it turns out, some iPhone 6 Plus units may have faulty iSight cameras. According to Apple, there’s a small percentage of devices with components inside that may fail by themselves making the photos taken with the help of the iPhone 6 Plus look blurry. Because of the problem, the guys from Cupertino have just launched a special replacement program. Users with faulty iPhones may have their devices repaired for free.


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Saturday, August 22nd, 2015. 23:49

iPhone 6 Beaten by Galaxy S6 and LG G4 in Performance Tests



According to a recent performance test conducted by Tom's Guide reporters, Apple’s iPhone 6 is no longer world’s fastest smartphone. As proved by the results shown in the chart below, the device manufactured by the guys from Cupertino managed to get only the third place. The first and the second spots are occupied by Samsung Galaxy S6 and LG G4.


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Sunday, June 28th, 2015. 16:56

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means I should tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. To be honest, there are some articles worth your attention, so let’s not waste time and take a look at them right now.


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iPhone 6, Galaxy S6 or HTC One M9 Plus: Which One Is Faster?



A new interesting video has recently appeared on the Internet. This video shows us three flagship devices, namely, Apple’s iPhone 6, Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and HTC’s One M9 Plus compared to each other in terms of speed and performance.

The author of the short clip decided to use several applications to test the launch speed and the performance of each high-end smartphone. As can be seen in the video below, the iPhone 6 turned out to be the most efficient device. Samsung Galaxy S6 was nearly identical from the point of view of performance, while One M9 Plus was noticeably slower than the aforementioned devices. And that is strange since this handset has 3GB of RAM.


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Sunday, May 31st, 2015. 17:50

Apple Became Top U.S. Smartphone Manufacturer in February



According to the latest report from comScore, back in February, Apple became the top smartphone manufacturer. In the United States, its OEM market share equalled to nearly 42%.

Here are some fact and figures. Among the 186.3 million smartphone owners in the USA, 41.7% were iPhone users. The second place in terms of market share was occupied by Samsung with 28.6%, the third - by LG with 8.3%, the fourth - by Motorola with 5.1% and the fifth - by HTC with 3.8%.


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Sunday, April 12th, 2015. 19:53

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Is as Bendable as iPhone 6 Plus [Video]



Even though Samsung officials say the Galaxy S6 Edge features a metal casing, which is 50% stronger than the casing used in other high-end smartphones and that the device is not as bendable as the iPhone 6 Plus, it looks like it is actually a bit more bendable than the 5.5-inch iPhone. According to the results of the latest durability test conducted by a firm called SquareTrade, the smartphone from South Korea bends at 110 lbs of pressure, just like the iPhone 6 Plus. The breaking point of the handset is 149 lbs, while the one of the larger-screened iPhone is 179 lbs. Looks like the 50% stronger casing doesn’t work as it should.


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Sunday, April 5th, 2015. 17:51

Apple's Trade-in Program Now Covers Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone Devices



Apple has recently expanded its trade-in program in United States, Canada and a number of European countries to include Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone smartphones. What this means is that if you have a Sony, Samsung, LG, HTC, Nokia or BlackBerry device, you may change it for a discount that may be used when purchasing the iPhone. Moreover, from now on you can not only trade-in your older device directly in the Apple Store, you can mail it to Apple. As you may see, the guys from Cupertino do their best to make people get rid of their non-Apple smartphones and buy iPhones instead.


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Wednesday, April 1st, 2015. 23:31

Next-Gen iPhones to Be Equipped with New Type of Corning Glass?



A firm called Corning, which produces Gorilla Glass for modern smartphones and tablets including those manufactured by Apple, has recently announced a new type of glass, which will be used in the smartphones and wearable devices later this year. This glass is reportedly called “Project Phire” and it can boast of the scratch resistance similar to the one sapphire has, but is far better than this material in terms of drop performance. It is currently unclear what smartphones will get the new glass, however, I’m almost certain that these will be Apple’s iPhones and other flagships from top vendors.


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Saturday, February 7th, 2015. 18:40