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Beamhaus Pocket & Portfolio hands-on

Beamhaus Pocket & Portfolio hands-on

posted: 20 Feb 2013, 14:51

At first glance, both the Beamhaus Pocket for the iPhone 5 and Portfolio for the iPad have a very tuxedo like design to them, which of course, helps to give the two sleeve cases some prominence over other things. Who knows, but the two would perfectly accompany...

Foxconn says hiring freeze not related to Apple

Foxconn says hiring freeze not related to Apple

posted: 20 Feb 2013, 13:58

A report in Wednesday's Financial Times blames Foxconn's hiring freeze through March on declining sales of the Apple iPhone 5 although the contract manufacturer says that Apple has nothing to do with the decision to hold off on recruiting new...

Out of money, Director finishes shooting his movie on an Apple iPhone 5

Out of money, Director finishes shooting his movie on an Apple iPhone 5

posted: 19 Feb 2013, 21:46

A $1.99 Apple iPhone app allowed director Malik Bendjelloul to finish filming his Oscar-nominated documentary "Searching for Sugar Man" after he ran out of money and could not afford paying for the Super 8 film...

Nokia Lumia 920 takes the cake in camera comparison vs BlackBerry Z10 vs Galaxy S III vs iPhone 5 vs Nexus 4

Nokia Lumia 920 takes the cake in camera comparison vs BlackBerry Z10 vs Galaxy S III vs iPhone 5 vs Nexus 4

posted: 19 Feb 2013, 05:13

A brand new entrant in the handset camera field is the BlackBerry Z10, which got just recently introduced, and is not even on sale yet in the US, so it merits a comparison...

Toy Apple iPhone 5 is already jailbroken at the factory

Toy Apple iPhone 5 is already jailbroken at the factory

posted: 18 Feb 2013, 01:29

If you were to look at it quickly, and maybe just after coming out of the operating room after major surgery, not wearing your thick Coke bottle glasses, and perhaps blinded by the Sun, you might be excused for thinking that this...

Samsung Galaxy S III is gaining on the Apple iPhone 5 in mobile web usage

Samsung Galaxy S III is gaining on the Apple iPhone 5 in mobile web usage

posted: 15 Feb 2013, 23:15

According to Chitika's mobile ad network, the Samsung Galaxy S III is gaining on the Apple iPhone 5 in terms of mobile web usage with only two percentage points separating the two handsets; overall, the Apple...

Apple iPhone 4S users say iOS 6.1.1 causes battery drain

Apple iPhone 4S users say iOS 6.1.1 causes battery drain

posted: 15 Feb 2013, 09:17

Apple iPhone 4S users were the recipient of iOS 6.1.1 which repaired connectivity issues that prevented the handset from making and taking calls, sending and receiving texts and connecting to the internet; while iOS 6.1.1 corrected...

Apple iPhone takes the top spot in Japan last year for the first time ever

Apple iPhone takes the top spot in Japan last year for the first time ever

posted: 13 Feb 2013, 00:51

With 16% of the Japanese smartphone market by the end of last year, the Apple iPhone took the top spot in the country finishing the year with a 15% market share; Apple had taken the top spot from hometown manufacturer...

Cook says there is room for more Apple iPhone growth

Cook says there is room for more Apple iPhone growth

posted: 12 Feb 2013, 10:58

Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that there is still plenty of room for more growth in Apple iPhone sales and added that the iconic smartphone is currently available to only one...

User satisfaction poll winner in the U.S. is the Motorola ATRIX HD

User satisfaction poll winner in the U.S. is the Motorola ATRIX HD

posted: 11 Feb 2013, 18:08

320,000 smartphone owners in the U.S., U.K, France, Germany, Japan and Indonesia were asked how satisfied they are with their current smartphone and off the 93,825 asked in the U.S.,the Motorola ATRIX HD came away with...

Rugged iPhone 5 cases announced by Lunatik

Rugged iPhone 5 cases announced by Lunatik

posted: 11 Feb 2013, 06:35

If left unprotected, smartphones get scratched or broken sooner or later, and the iPhone 5 is no exception. Nevertheless, people carry on using them, yet that's another story. Good thing there's a huge selection of iPhone 5 cases meant to protect...

Wozniak says the Apple iPhone is

Wozniak says the Apple iPhone is "somewhat behind" on smartphone features

posted: 07 Feb 2013, 15:05

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak praised Apple iPhone fans for being loyal, but warned Apple that loyalty is not always a given and that the company still needs to turn out the best products; the Woz said that the...

Mophie Juice Pack Helium for iPhone 5 is official, boosts battery life by 80%

Mophie Juice Pack Helium for iPhone 5 is official, boosts battery life by 80%

posted: 06 Feb 2013, 03:21

It might not be the first extended battery case for iPhone 5, but it might just be the one many of you have been waiting for. The Mophie Juice Pack Helium is now official, and everyone eager to get one can...

BlackBerry executive won't mention the Apple iPhone

BlackBerry executive won't mention the Apple iPhone

posted: 01 Feb 2013, 10:31

BlackBerry U.K. executive Stephen Bates was interviewed by the BBC for its 5 Live Breakfast program and was asked what BlackBerry has learned from the Apple iPhone; instead of coming up with an answer or saying that he didn't want to answer...

Camera samples of the Sony Xperia Z vs 808 PureView vs iPhone 5 vs Note II appear (macro, low light)

Camera samples of the Sony Xperia Z vs 808 PureView vs iPhone 5 vs Note II appear (macro, low light)

posted: 31 Jan 2013, 03:05

A couple of quick sample shots have emerged from a Sony event featuring a presentation of the upcoming Xperia Z flagship with "stacked" 13 MP Exmor RS sensor. The folks over there...

Test compares BlackBerry Z10 camera with other high-end shooters in low-light conditions

Test compares BlackBerry Z10 camera with other high-end shooters in low-light conditions

posted: 30 Jan 2013, 20:47

A test was conducted to see how the new camera on the BlackBerry Z10 would hold up against the camera on the some smartphone heavyweights like the Apple iPhone 5, Nokia Lumia 920 and the Samsung...

Apple iPhone sell-through growth slows down globally

Apple iPhone sell-through growth slows down globally

posted: 28 Jan 2013, 06:55

The Apple iPhone sold a staggering 48 million units in the Holiday quarter of 2012, but while that still wasn’t enough to convince analysts in Cupertino’s bright future…

Mystery shoppers find Samsung Galaxy S III and Samsung GALAXY Note II most recommended in the U.K.

Mystery shoppers find Samsung Galaxy S III and Samsung GALAXY Note II most recommended in the U.K.

posted: 27 Jan 2013, 22:00

Mystery shoppers went to eight U.K. retailers and discovered that the retailers recommended the Samsung Galaxy S III and Samsung GALAXY Note II the most; while some stores recommended...

Asian countries tired of the same old thing as Samsung takes market share from Apple

Asian countries tired of the same old thing as Samsung takes market share from Apple

posted: 27 Jan 2013, 18:59

Wealthy consumers in Asian markets are tired of the same old thing and many are moving away from Apple to try something different with the result being a gain in market share for Korean based Samsung...

Spigen iPhone 5 Ultra Flip Case hands-on

Spigen iPhone 5 Ultra Flip Case hands-on

posted: 23 Jan 2013, 11:05

It’s not bulky at all, thankfully enough, but it would’ve been nice to have some kind of magnetic connection or a latch to secure the front cover when it’s close. Instead, it simply dangles if you don’t clasp the handset with your own hands...

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