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Why the iPhone 5 is good for gaming





The mobile phone is something that many people cannot live without these days because they do nearly everything on them from looking up information to talking to their friends and family. With full internet access you can research nearly anything on a mobile phone without having to change to PC, as well as this you can also watch films and listen to music never having to touch another device. What is most impressive is their ability to play games; the App Store on most modern phones is filled to the brim with thousands of games that you can download and play at any time. Online casino games have become incredibly popular with mobile phone gamers due to just how easy they are to play and how entertaining they can be.


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Wednesday, June 19th, 2013. 15:43

iOS 6 vs. iOS 7 User Interface Element Comparison



We already showed you an icon comparison of iOS 6 and iOS 7, but now developer Mpow has put together a comparison of the different UI elements in the operating systems.

Taking a look at the comparisons, you can really see how Apple stripped away a lot of the textures, gradients and gloss from iOS in favor of a more "flat" interface.

 


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Monday, June 17th, 2013. 19:09

Let's compare iOS 6 and iOS 7 Icons [Photos]



Check out this comparison chart of old iOS 6 icons versus the new iOS 7 icons. The chart features twenty four icons that Apple has redesigned for its new operating system.


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Wednesday, June 12th, 2013. 1:24

Download the New Mac OS X Mavericks Desktop Wallpaper



Apple has posted the massive 5120x2880 resolution wave wallpaper image from its new OS X Mavericks operating system.

You can download the wallpaper from here (not available any more).




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Tuesday, June 11th, 2013. 19:56

Recent rumors on iOS 7 look [Photos]



Newly leaked information about iOS 7 reveals that in addition to a flat design, Apple is also going to be updating the text and graphics in the operating system with a 'skinny' look.

9to5Mac's Seth Weintraub says he's seen an early beta of the operating system but can't post the images because they're watermarked.

Highlights:
● iTunes is Purple-ish with white (iSync-like arrows instead of a music note).
● Camera is Gray gradient and icon is same shape as you see on the lock screen.
● Facetime is like it used to be without the gray. and flat.
● Compass icon is darker and flatter.
● Safari icon is like the Mac circle icon without the silver frame.
● Photos icon is a color wheel.
● Game Center is similar to the photos icon – totally different than before.
● Maps gets walking directions.
● Grouped tableviews now extend to the edges of the screen.
● Rounded rectangles are more squared off.
● Updated share menu with sideways scrolling rows featuring one row with Airdrop devices, one row with social networks, and another with copy/paste/etc.

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iOS 7 Concept Video



Check out this new concept for iOS 7 that demonstrates some of the rumored features for the new operating system. The video was created by Christian Lue from ChanluChannel and Ran Avni from ConceptsiPhone.

Apple is expected to unveil iOS 7 at WWDC 2013 on June 10th.




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Tuesday, May 28th, 2013. 14:15

iOS And Android Continue To Dominate The Smartphone Market



Worldwide Smartphone Shipments in Millions of Units

Today research company IDC published a new report for the first quarter of 2013 tracking down shipments of mobile phones by OS.

The report shows that iOS and Android continue to dominate the market with 92,3% of shipments during the quarter. iOS marked its largest 1Q shipment volume with 34.7 million units shipped. iOS’s market share decreased from 23% to 17,3% year over year, while Android increased its market share from 59.2% to 75%.


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Thursday, May 16th, 2013. 20:38

Survey Shows Pre-Release Demand For Apple’s iWatch Is On Par With iPad



According to a ChangeWave survey, consumers show a similar level of interest in purchasing a rumored iWatch from Apple, as were interested in buying an iPad just before the Apple tablet was announced.

14 percent of respondents indicated that they are ‘somewhat’ likely and 5 percent ‘very’ likely to purchase an iWatch, with current owners of Apple products significantly more likely to buy an iWatch.


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Saturday, April 20th, 2013. 1:46

Facebook Is Likely To Debut Its Own Android-Smartphone On April 4



Today Facebook invited members of the press to an event related to Android on April 4, and TechCrunch notes that Facebook will likely debut its long-rumored smartphone at the event. According to previous reports, the handset would be an HTC smartphone based on Facebook-modified version of Android OS.


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Friday, March 29th, 2013. 13:36

Department of Defense will purchase about 650,000 iOS devices



According to Electronista, The United States Department of Defense will order more than 650000 iOS devices.

 


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Thursday, March 21st, 2013. 20:08

France Telecom CEO shared his point of view about Apple



AllThingsD reports that CEO of France Telecom-Orange, Stephane Richard at an event with journalists said that Apple had become "more flexible" beginning "to focus more on everyone else" and has become "less arrogant than in the past.

 


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Wednesday, February 27th, 2013. 19:42

Google is in work on streaming music service



The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is in talks with music publishers to develop Spotify-styled subscribtion streaming music service for the Android operating system.
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Sunday, February 24th, 2013. 19:14

Google Glass Can Tether To iPhone Via Bluetooth



Joshua Topolsky from The Verge has written a lengthy report about his experiences using on-face computer Google Glass.

Google Glass is a small computer mounting to an eyeglass frame that has a display visible only to the user. The device includes GPS, a built-in camera, which can record what the wearer sees, and Bluetooth and Wi-FI connections. The wearable device can handle many of the tasks performed on smartphones, including sending text messages, showing weather reports, giving driving directions and more.


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Saturday, February 23rd, 2013. 0:53

Apple Said Nearly 300 Million Devices Are Running iOS 6



Today, Apple published an iOS 6.1 press release revealing some impressive numbers on iOS platform and iOS 6.1 usage. As of today, 300 million iOS devices – iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone – are running iOS 6, with 450 billion iMessages sent, over four trillion notifications received and nine billion photos uploaded to Photo Stream.


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Tuesday, January 29th, 2013. 13:11

Apple has released new iOS 6.1 with expanded LTE connectivity



 

After iOS 6.1 Beta 5 for developer’s release, Apple has just added iOS 6.1 for public. This update includes support for new LTE connectivity and purchasing Siri -based tickets to the cinema through Fandango, much as individual downloads of songs in iTunes Match and a new button ' reset ' to track advertising.

"This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including:

  • LTE support for more carriers (complete list of supported carriers at www.apple.com/iphone/LTE/)
  • Purchase movie, tickets through Fandango with Siri (USA only)
  • iTunes Match subscribers can now download individual songs from iCloud
  • New button to reset the Advertising Identifier."

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