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Samsung Galaxy S 4 shares PowerVR GPU with the Apple iPhone 5

Samsung Galaxy S 4 shares PowerVR GPU with the Apple iPhone 5

posted: 13 Mar 2013, 21:41

The Samsung Galaxy S 4 will be introduced on Thursday and will immediately become the main challenger to the Apple iPhone 5, and while there are obviously fans of each phone, there is one thing in common that they might share;...

Two new ads for the Apple iPhone 5 use similar style to new Apple iPad spots

Two new ads for the Apple iPhone 5 use similar style to new Apple iPad spots

posted: 12 Mar 2013, 03:25

Apple has released a couple of new ads for the Apple iPhone 5 that copy the same style we saw with the ads the Cupertino based firm ran for the latest iteration of the Apple iPad with words thrown at you quickly...

CM4 Q Card iPhone 5 Case hands-on

CM4 Q Card iPhone 5 Case hands-on

posted: 09 Mar 2013, 19:26

Instead of following the trend of late, the CM4 Q Card Case for the iPhone 5 decides to stick to a unified snap on case form factor – as opposed to the two part compartments we’ve seen plenty of times by now. Indeed it’s a bit more compact and pocket friendly,...

Spigen iPhone 5 Snap Leather Wallet Case hands-on

Spigen iPhone 5 Snap Leather Wallet Case hands-on

posted: 08 Mar 2013, 10:38

As its name implies, the Spigen iPhone 5 Snap Wallet Case features a snap-on removable case that can be used independently from the main wallet case. Standing out for its modern design, the premium elements with the Snap Wallet Case includes...

Spigen iPhone 5 Saturn Case hands-on

Spigen iPhone 5 Saturn Case hands-on

posted: 07 Mar 2013, 15:49

Comprised out of polycarbonate and aluminum parts, there’s no arguing we’re digging the premium element of the new case series. In fact, three specific colors are available – they include satin silver, metal slate, and metal red. Between them all, we have...

PowerSkin iPhone 5 Battery Case hands-on

PowerSkin iPhone 5 Battery Case hands-on

posted: 06 Mar 2013, 14:37

Doused in a black soft touch matte finish, it looks a bit too plain in comparison to the more stylish finishes we’ve been seeing on other comparable iPhone 5 battery cases. Nevertheless, it does help to maintain a cleaner appearance. Naturally, the...

Acase Collatio iPhone 5 Case hands-on

Acase Collatio iPhone 5 Case hands-on

posted: 05 Mar 2013, 20:42

Although it’s not too bothersome for people, the genuine leather material shows a lot of wear very quickly – so it can possibly be something that might dissuade people. At first, we were a bit concerned about how the iPhone 5 would be secured firmly into...

$50 iPhone case boosts Wi-Fi signal by 50%

$50 iPhone case boosts Wi-Fi signal by 50%

posted: 05 Mar 2013, 07:15

Having a protective iPhone case is a great idea, but having a protective iPhone case that also adds some kind of extra functionality is even wiser. One such case is the new Linkase, made by a company called Absolute. The neat thing about it is that...

Apple actually thought of naming the iPhone

Apple actually thought of naming the iPhone "Tripod" or "Telepod"

posted: 05 Mar 2013, 03:33

Back in 2007, Apple started a revolution in the mobile industry by introducing the iPhone. The popularity of this new product grew rapidly and in only a matter of months it seemed as if everyone and their grandma was well...

WSJ:These are the apps and phones used by the Rich and Famous

WSJ:These are the apps and phones used by the Rich and Famous

posted: 04 Mar 2013, 01:04

The WSJ has interviewed a number of people who you might consider to be rich, famous or both in an attempt to find out which apps they use on a daily basis along with the phone that is their daily driver; those being featured...

Moshi Overture Wallet Case for iPhone 5 hands-on

Moshi Overture Wallet Case for iPhone 5 hands-on

posted: 03 Mar 2013, 15:02

Indeed, $44.95 might seem a bit steep for some people, but we have to remind ourselves that the Moshi Overture is both a case and wallet. For the most part, the Overture doesn’t add too much bulk to streamlined smartphone, as it’s able to...

iKit NuCharge iPhone 5 Battery Pack & Case hands-on

iKit NuCharge iPhone 5 Battery Pack & Case hands-on

posted: 03 Mar 2013, 14:13

Sure, the iKit NuCharge still adds some size when its 1,900 mAh battery pack is attached, but compared to some others, it’s actually not quite as considerable as others. Interestingly enough, the iKit NuCharge is comprised out of a see-through...

Leap Wireless stands to take big $100 million hit on unsold Apple iPhones for 2013

Leap Wireless stands to take big $100 million hit on unsold Apple iPhones for 2013

posted: 28 Feb 2013, 17:17

Leap Wireless, in a filing with the SEC, said that it had agreed to buy a certain number of Apple iPhone units from Apple over a three year period in order to be able to offer the popular smartphone...

Windows Phone Challenge now playing at a theater near you

Windows Phone Challenge now playing at a theater near you

posted: 27 Feb 2013, 14:06

You can't escape it folks, even a trip to the movie theater in an attempt to clear your head won't stop you from seeing the latest Windows Phone Challenge episodes directly on the big screen; the challenge will be seen during the...

HTC One vs iPhone 5 – first look

HTC One vs iPhone 5 – first look

posted: 27 Feb 2013, 06:34

The HTC One and the iPhone 5 are two very impressive devices. They both have this magical aura around them that makes you want to hold them, touch them and of course, own them. Most of that appeal comes from the fact that the two handsets are very well made....

HTC One vs Galaxy S III vs iPhone 5 picture and video samples comparison

HTC One vs Galaxy S III vs iPhone 5 picture and video samples comparison

posted: 27 Feb 2013, 06:17

We snapped a few photos and videos at the MWC expo with the display HTC One unit, and then the same ones with Samsung's and Apple's finest. We won't comment on the quality, as there might still be work to be done...

iKit's NuCharge might be the most versatile combinational case for your iPhone 5

iKit's NuCharge might be the most versatile combinational case for your iPhone 5

posted: 26 Feb 2013, 16:05

Fortunately, iKit’s NuCharge iPhone 5 case aims to be one of the most versatile cases we’ve come across, seeing that it employs a wide array of useful functions. One part case, personalization is aplenty...

Mophie Juice Pack Air introduced for the Apple iPhone 5; case doubles the phone's battery life

Mophie Juice Pack Air introduced for the Apple iPhone 5; case doubles the phone's battery life

posted: 25 Feb 2013, 01:53

Known for its Juice Box cases that supply extra juice to the Apple iPhone, Mophie has introduced the Mophie Juice Pack Air which promises to double the current battery life of the Apple...

HTC One camera compared with Apple iPhone 5: more samples surface

HTC One camera compared with Apple iPhone 5: more samples surface

posted: 22 Feb 2013, 09:19

The HTC One is a radical departure from the megapixel wars, focusing on the important metric of pixel size instead of just blindly increasing the pixel count…

PowerSkin PoP'n Hybrid Charger hands-on

PowerSkin PoP'n Hybrid Charger hands-on

posted: 20 Feb 2013, 15:33

Taking an interesting approach, we recently handled PowerSkin’s latest charging device – the weirdly named “PoP’n Hybrid Charger.” Interestingly enough, it’s really “PoP’n” with is suction cladded surface. Rather than being an actual case, the PowerSkin...

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