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What appeals to men and women in mobile phones?





A Nielsen survey reveal the most appreciated features of mobile phones for both men and women. The results show that they do not always coincide.

Globally, while more men gravitate toward tech-savvy mobile phone attributes like operating system (48% men vs. 41% women), battery life (48% vs. 44%), screen size (38% vs. 34%) and processor speed (41% vs. 31%) when shopping for a new device, more women are influenced by price (72% women vs. 67% men), service contract terms (27% vs. 25%) and camera capability (32% vs. 30%).


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Written by Lizzen

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014. 0:21

4.7-inch iPhone Air concept [video]



A new concept of the new 4.7-inch iPhone Air was released by Sam Beckett. Let's have a look at the designer's idea of the coming iPhone.

The phone is only 8% larger than the existing iPhone 5S, this increase is to accommodate the larger screen. Some extra space could be potentially utilised by reducing the width of the side bezels and by also slimming down the top and bottom of the phone frame too. The depth of the iPhone Air is 7mm, coming in 0.6mm smaller than it's predecessor. This modest reduction in the device depth and larger increase in the width and height could help create a bigger space for the battery and other components.


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Monday, March 10th, 2014. 23:50

Russia's Megafon Contract with Apple - Details



Russia’s second largest carrier, Megafon, has signed a deal with Apple to sell iPhones in Russia, Reuters report. According to the terms of this deal, Megafon will buy at least 750,000 iPhone units from Apple over the next 3 years and try to resell them to Russian customers.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Monday, March 10th, 2014. 16:10

SET Solution's Holographic iPhone 6 Concept Called 'The Dream'



SET Solution has created a new iPhone 6 concept. It is called “The Dream” and I must admit, the handset looks really futuristic. I’m not sure if the actual iPhone 6 will boast of all the features the SET Solution’s creation boasts, but who cares? Let’s just take a look at the device I’m talking about.


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Monday, March 10th, 2014. 15:07

Apple's Rival to Release SDK for Wearable Devices in 2 Weeks



Although Apple hasn’t yet even announced its long-anticipated iWatch, such companies as Samsung and Google have already come up with their own wearable devices. Even more: in February Samsung showed the second-gen smartwatch called Gear 2.


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Monday, March 10th, 2014. 15:02

Top 10 Stories of the Week



Like every Sunday, I’d like to make a roundup of the most interesting posts of the past week. This time they deal with recently-seeded OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 beta, new iWatch concept and Apple’s new CarPlay system, which debuted a couple of days ago at Geneva Auto Salon 2014.


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Sunday, March 9th, 2014. 20:32

Apple Adds Updated iTunes Festival Channel to Apple TV



The company from Cupertino has added an updated iTunes Festival channel to Apple TV ahead of the big music event that is set to take place on March 11-15 in Austin, Texas. The channel has been added after the release of the updated iTunes Festival app for iOS. So what does the updated iTunes Festival channel offer?


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Written by NickTarasenko

Sunday, March 9th, 2014. 20:10

Beautiful Gábor Balogh’s iWatch Concept - Photos



It seems that ahead of the iWatch launch, every designer thinks he’s obliged to create its own smartwatch concept. And while most of these concepts look ugly and impractical, there’re some that are really worth paying attention to. Gábor Balogh’s iWatch concept is one of such.

This designer created a device, which doesn’t actually resemble a smartwatch. It resembles a classic watch and that it the point.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Saturday, March 8th, 2014. 21:19

iPhones Are More Likely to Be Stolen than to Be Broken - ProtectCELL



If you own an iPhone, there’re more chances that someone will steal it from you than that you will have to repair it. This is not a joke. This is what the latest study conducted by ProtectCELL, the firm that has sold over 2 million insurance policies for smartphones and tablets, reveals. The reason for such result is quite simple, I guess: Apple’s smartphone is the world’s best selling handset, so it is in great demand in many countries and so that many people often try to get it in a rather illegal way.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Saturday, March 8th, 2014. 21:00

Apple is the leading on the USA smartphone market.



comScore MobiLens and Mobile Metrix has analized the data concerning the situation on the smartphone market in the USA for January 2014. It turns out that Apple is on the rise, constantly increasing it share, while Android is falling behind. Blackberry lost the third place to Windows Phone.


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iTunes Festival App Gets Updated Ahead of Big Event, iOS 7.1 Not Required



The iTunes Festival app won’t require iOS 7.1 as was reported earlier. This means that the official release of Apple’s new mobile operating system may take place later than this week.


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Apple Releases First OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 Beta to Developers



Apple has released the first OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 beta to registered developers. This beta-version comes just one week after OS X 10.9.2, which contained a fix for SSL vulnerability, FaceTime Audio feature and a bunch of other important improvements.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Friday, March 7th, 2014. 19:29

Mercedes-Benz will instal CarPlay on older vehicles



According to 9to5Mac, Mercedes-Benz has initiated to introduce an aftermarket solution to intall Apple CarPlay on older vehicles. CarPlay is very useful for drivers, it enables iPhone users to make calls, use Maps, listen to music and access messages just touching the screen or via voice command.

We’ve confirmed that at least Mercedes-Benz is looking into aftermarket installations of CarPlay that will allow older models of vehicles to access the feature. While the company confirmed that it is trying to get an “an after-market solution for previous cars” it couldn’t confirm when the option might become available. While there is no info yet on how the aftermarket installation would work, we’d imagine it will be a dealer installed accessory for select older models like Honda and others already offer for Apple’s Siri Eyes Free feature.

Below you can see a photo of CarPlay installed in a Mercedes C-Class.




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Written by Lizzen

Thursday, March 6th, 2014. 23:30

Apple orders Foxconn 90 million units of the iPhone 6



According to information of the Commercial Times via DigiTimes, Foxconn is likely to receive an order from Apple for 90 million units of the iPhone 6.

Buoyed by shipments of iPhone 6, Apple's smartphone shipments are expected to rise 23% in 2014 compared to 13% growth posted a year earlier, the paper quoted Wei Chen, an analyst at Citigroup Global Markets, as saying. However, the growth rate of global smartphone shipments is expected to slow to 28% in 2014 compared to 40% in 2013, while sales of smartphones in mature markets are likely to edge up only 4%, down from 5% a year ago, Chen added.


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Written by Lizzen

Thursday, March 6th, 2014. 22:28

Apple to Introduce Full-Screen Video iAds Later This Year



You probably know how the video ads on iOS look like: these are small banners placed on the bottom of the screen. To see the ad, one has to tap on the banner. Pretty simple and quite effective mechanism, I must admit.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Thursday, March 6th, 2014. 21:43