iPhone 6 Will Be Available in China
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Leaked documents from a retail store in China seem to indicate that two new iPhone 6 models will be arriving on October 10th in China. Last year, China was among the first country that received the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S. Today, consumers in the largest smartphone market in the world, needs to wait for weeks to get the device. …
Apple iPhone 6 Could Have 960 x 1704 Screen Resolution
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We know that Apple is planning to release two new iPhone models with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch display. One missing clue is the actual screen resolutions of these devices. Sources recently reported that the iPhone 6 will feature 960 x 1704 resolution, significantly higher than 640 x 1136 resolution used by the iPhone 5S. So, how can we arrive at the …
Apple May Release iPhone 6 on September This Year
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A major carrier in Germany, the Deutsche Telekom, has allegedly informed its subscribers that the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 will arrive on September 19 this year. Although network providers are generally trustworthy sources, we should take this report with a pinch of salt. The operator could simply suspect that a new iPhone model is typically released on third Friday of …
iOS 9 Offers the “Hey Siri” Feature
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Siri that comes with iOS 9 will be somewhat more difficult to fool. The improved security measure is needed to compensate for the added capability of the virtual assistant. It is now possible to evoke Siri by calling “Hey Siri” and no button push is necessary. On earlier iOS 8, such a capability is available only when the phone is …
A7 Processor for iPhone 5S Will be 31 Percent Faster Than the A6
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Inside sources have recently revealed to the media some details on the A7 SoC to be used on the upcoming Apple iPhone 5S. The chip is expected to be about 31 percent faster than the older A6 processor found inside the iPhone 5. It isn’t known what type of benchmarking test used to make the comparison. We also don’t know …
Future iOS Devices May Have Built-in Indoor Navigation Technology
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Apple recently acquired a small two-year-old startup, WiFiSLAM that specializes in indoor mapping technology. The company may attempt to compete with Google, as the search engine giant has been pursuing to integrate the same technology to its Google Maps service. For “only” $20 million, Apple can fully take advantage of WiFiSLAM’s expertise in improving Apple Maps and the technology may …
Windows Phone Devices Outsell Apple iPhone in Seven Countries
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Windows Phone OS is a promising software platform with fluid user interface and great looks. However, sales figures are rarely revealed and we don’t know whether it is able to catch up with the rest of the competition or not. The Communication VP of Microsoft recently offered us parts of the information. It was revealed that Microsoft’s mobile platform is …
A New Kind of Passcode Flaw is Found on iOS 6.1.3
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Apple wanted to put an end to a nasty passcode glitch when it released the iOS 6.1.3 update recently. The flaw made it possible for intruders to gain access to much of the user personal information by canceling an incoming call in the lockscreen, followed by pressing the power button. Unfortunately, this is not where it ends as Apple iPhone …
Apple Responds to the Recent Announcement of Samsung Galaxy S4
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For most of the time, much of the buzz in the smartphone industry is about Apple and its iOS devices. Understandably, the company hates it when they are being forgotten even only for awhile. This has happened in recent days, as the official release of Samsung Galaxy S4 makes everyone drooling over for it. One thing that makes Apple really …