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New iPhone 6 Concept by Martin Hajek





A French website Nowhereelse.fr and a well-known designer Martin Hajek have recently teamed to create a new iPhone 6 concept. The images shown below are based on the schematics, which leaked online a couple of days ago. Well, what can I say? The device looks rather attractive.


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Friday, April 18th, 2014. 19:33

Samsung Denies Copying iPhone, Says 'Marketing Genius' Helped to Beat Rivals



While the guys from Cupertino accuse Samsung of copying the design of their iPhone and infringing on a number of their patents, Samsung executives claim it was marketing that allowed the company to gain popularity among users. This is probably a new type of marketing strategy developed by the South Korean manufacturer himself. It allows to use patented technologies without the owner's permission and to mock rival's products.


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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014. 18:36

iPhone 6 Schematics and Production Molds Appear on Weibo [Images]



Some new photos showing alleged schematics and the molds for the upcoming iPhone 6 have recently appeared on the Internet. The images have been first spotted on a Chinese social network Weibo, so I honestly don't know if we can trust them or not. Anyway, let's take a look at the leaked schematics and production tools.


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Monday, April 14th, 2014. 17:30

iPhone 6 Will Be Much Thinner and Feature Larger Display



Apple's next-gen iPhone is expected to feature a larger display and a much thinner body. So far, there has been no official confirmation of this rumor, however, a new photo of the iPhone 6 case first published by Nowhereelse.fr proves that Apple is indeed working on a much thinner smartphone.


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Friday, April 11th, 2014. 18:08

Samsung Sues Newspaper Called Electronic Times for $284.000



Apple's mail rival - Samsung - has sued a newspaper called Electronic Times for 300 million KRW (this is about $284,000) over the article about the company's latest flagship Galaxy S5. The authors of the publication claim the smartphone has a faulty camera, which is incorrect, Samsung believes.


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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014. 18:23

Top 10 Stories of the Week



The week has nearly come to an end, so it’s just the time to talk about the most interesting posts of the past seven days.

This week’s top stories deal with iPhone 6 and Apple vs Samsung trial. As you probably know, some sources claim that the next-gen iPhone with 4.7-inch screen will be released in the second half of 2014 and the device with 5.5-inch display will be delayed. Whether it is truth or not we shall see soon.


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Sunday, April 6th, 2014. 14:44

iPhone 5s's Touch ID vs Samsung Galaxy S5's Fingerprint Scanner - Video



A new video showing iPhone 5s’s Touch ID compared to Samsung Galaxy S5’s fingerprint sensor has been recently published by iCrackUriDevice on YouTube. The short clip shows how to setup fingerprint sensors on both devices. Apart from that, it makes it clear which system is more intuitive and easy-to-use. The video is available below, take a look.


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Saturday, April 5th, 2014. 15:40

Apple Remains U.S. Top Smartphone Manufacturer



The company from Cupertino remains U.S. top smartphone manufacturer with Samsung and LG coming in the second and the third place respectively. Moreover, Apple’s market share continues to grow, comScore reports. However, Google’s Android is still the top smartphone platform as nearly 52% of devices on market have Android on board.


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Saturday, April 5th, 2014. 15:14

Apple to Acquire Japan's Renesas SP Drivers Soon - Rumor



The company from Cupertino may soon acquire Renesas SP Drivers, a unit of Japan's Renesas Electronics that manufactures chips for smartphone displays. Such chips are designed specifically for small or mid-size screens; they’re capable of detecting a display's performance, energy efficiency and a number of other parameters. Renesas SP is currently one of the Apple’s suppliers.


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Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014. 18:31

Evad3rs Release New Version of Their Jailbreak Utility - Evasi0n7 1.0.8



The evad3rs on Friday released an updated evasi0n7 jailbreak utility. It is still impossible to jailbreak iPhone 5, 5c and 5s running iOS 7.1, however, evasi0n7 1.0.8 brings support for iOS 7.0 build 11A466.


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Alleged Schematics for 4.7-inch and 5.7-inch iPhone 6 Appear on the Internet



An image showing the purported schematics for Apple’s long-anticipated iPhone 6 has recently appeared on the Internet. Whether the photo is legitimate or not is still a question as the company from Cupertino hasn’t yet confirmed that it is working on a next-gen smartphone.


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Friday, March 28th, 2014. 23:11

iH8Sn0w Confirms Untethered Jailbreak on iPhone 4s Running iOS 7.1



I’ve got some good news for those iPhone 4s users, who plan to jailbreak their iPhones running iOS 7.1. It is possible to hack the older models of Apple’s smartphones. However, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you should upgrade to the latest version of iOS right now. And here’s why.


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Ugly iPhone 6 Concept Based on iPod Nano - Images



A new iPhone 6 concept has recently appeared on the Internet. The device resembles the existing iPod nano and looks surprisingly ugly. Why surprisingly? You see, the concept was created by well-known designers, so it should have been beautiful.


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Wednesday, March 26th, 2014. 20:03

Apple Reaches 500 Million in iPhone Sales - Analysts



According to Forbes, Apple has sold about 500 million iPhones. It took the company from Cupertino nearly 7 years to accomplish this task. The figure includes all models and all versions of the smartphone released after 2007.


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Wednesday, March 26th, 2014. 18:57

Pegatron and Foxconn to Start Production of Next-Gen iPhones and iPad Airs in Q2 or Q3



According to the latest rumors, the production of the next-gen iPhone and iPad Air will start in the second or in the third quarter of 2014. Pegatron will be responsible for assembly of both iPhones and iPads, while Foxconn will concentrate primarily on Apple’s smartphone. This is what several Chinese sources report (via iDownloadBlog).


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Monday, March 24th, 2014. 20:42