Will iOS 7′s Security Focus Continue for the iPhone 5S?

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Though Apple’s security-centric iOS 7 demo at WWDC yesterday may have been overshadowed by the glitzy, yet simple new UI and other more consumer-friendly features like iTunes Radio and a new multitasking experience, security is very much a big feature for the iPhone-maker. In the past, it was rumored that the “S” in the iPhone […]

iOS 7: Don’t Believe the Rumors

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Apple is expected to be announcing a new version of its mobile iOS 7 operating system for the iPod Touch, iPad, iPad mini, and the iPhone today, and we’ve seen reports of what iOS 7 may look like over recent weeks through a series of leaks. However, according to Daring Fireball‘s John Gruber, don’t believe the […]

Apple’s iRing-Controlled iTV Sounds Like a Craptastic Idea

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At a time when CEO Tim Cook is pushing forward with simplicity and trying to build in more synergies between more Apple products, an iRing accessory to control a rumored iTV, Apple’s fully branded HDTV unit, doesn’t make sense. We had reported about the iRing controller two months ago, and now Topeka Capital analyst Brian […]

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 With Intel Inside Could Rule the World

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It looks like Samsung may be working on a new version of the Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone, this time eschewing the ARM-based Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 and the Exynos 5 Octa processors for a competing Intel Atom CPU at its heart. A slide revealed by Engadget from Intel’s presentation shows off new mobile devices that have been […]

Sprint’s Vital Flagship Android Phone Could Be a Winner

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Sprint Nextel, which already offers popular flagships like the HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4 on its network, may bring a new self-branded flagship in the form of the Sprint Vital. The phone, which will be manufactured by Chinese firm ZTE, will bring some high-end specs that will make the Sprint Vital competitive against […]

AT&T Already Field Testing 41-Megapixel PureView Nokia Lumia EOS Windows Phone?

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A new report suggests that wireless carrier AT&T may have already begun testing a new, unannounced Lumia EOS smartphone running Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 operating system as well as Nokia’s proprietary 41-megapixel PureView camera sensor. The sensor had debuted over a year ago on the Nokia 808, a Symbian-powered smartphone, and since the device’s debut […]

iOS 7 AirDrop Could Negate the Need for NFC on iPhone 5S

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Apple may be avoiding the short-range NFC, or near field communications, wireless protocol for yet another generation of the iPhone when the company debuts the iPhone 5S. According to leaked information pertaining to iOS 7, Apple will instead use its AirDrop technology, which allows file transfers over the WiFi protocol that’s already present in all […]

Asus to Challenge Galaxy Note 3 With Stylus-Equipped Phablet?

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Asus, no stranger to experimenting with new form factors, may be introducing a Galaxy Note 3 challenger with a stylus-equipped phablet of its own. The Asus-made Note 3 challenger may debut shortly at Computex as there are numerous hints on the Asus website that points out to the various features of a stylus-equipped phablet experience. According […]

Apple’s iPad Maxi Pegged for Early 2014?

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Apple may be adding yet a third tablet size to its iPad lineup that’s being dubbed, at this time, the iPad Maxi. The Maxi name would likely change when the device debuts, which is speculated to be early next year. The device is conceived to compete against the rising Ultrabook computing category, many of which […]

HTC Planning Liquidmetal Smartphone, Will It Be Beaten By Apple?

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HTC is now rumored to be planning a new smartphone that would be launching a smartphone later this year utilizing amorphous metal alloy materials, or Liquidmetal, in a bid to replace its all-aluminum HTC One. Report of the switch in material was delivered by Digitimes, which has a mixed track record on rumors. The publication says […]

HTC One Phablet Slated to Launch Soon

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HTC may soon be expanding its HTC One flagship line to add a new member to the family in the form of a device with similar specs and a screen size that’s described as being in the 5-inch range. The company has so far not commented on such rumors, but un-named sources to UK’s Pocket-lint confirmed that […]

Samsung Teases New Galaxy and ATIV Launch

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Samsung has turned to Facebook to tease the launch of upcoming new products as part of the company’s Galaxy and ATIV line. The launch event, scheduled for June 20th, could potentially also be live streamed through Samsung Mobile’s YouTube channel as well as there was a URL to www.youtube.com/SamsungMobile. So far, the company has been coy […]

41-Megapixel Nokia Lumia EOS Rumored for July Launch

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Nokia is now rumored to be announcing the Windows Phone 8-powered Nokia Lumia EOS with a 41-megapixel PureView camera and new camera UI as early as July 9th. The phone was rumored for a release as early as February this year at Mobile World Congress on the anniversary of the Nokia 808, the first phone […]

HTC One Nexus Edition Rumored to Be Announced in Two Weeks

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Since Google had unveiled a pure Android Google Edition of Samsung’s Galaxy S4 flagship at its developer I/O conference, there have been rumors that a similar ‘Sense-less’ treatment may be given to rival hardware-maker HTC with a Google Edition of the HTC One as well; Senseless refers to the lack of the proprietary HTC Sense […]

Accessories Listing Hints at HTC One for Verizon

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All eyes are on the nation’s largest carrier as customers are awaiting to see if Verizon Wireless will announce that it will join AT&T Mobility, Sprint Nextel, and T-Mobile USA in supporting the HTC One flagship. According to one vendor, a listing shows that there are “in-stock accessories for the latest Verizon Wireless devices,” listing […]

Don’t Expect the iPad to Launch When the iPhone 5S Gets Announced

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Apple’s iPad tablet may launch at a separate event following the speculated launch of the next generation iPhone 5S‘s debut this fall. According to Japanese blog Macotakara, the iPad will debut towards the end of the year. The publication didn’t specify if the second generation iPad mini, which is being rumored with a Retina Display, would […]

Fall Debut of Awesome Apple Product May Not Include iWatch

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Originally speculated to arrive this year following Tim Cook‘s hints that we’ll see some awesome products this fall in Apple’s product pipeline, the wearable iWatch smartwatch is now said to be a tardy arrival. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has accurately predicted Apple’s plans in the past, is saying that the iWatch won’t be […]

Nokia Rumored to Tackle Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 Next Year

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Nokia is rumored to be working on a Windows Phone 8 phablet of its own with a screen that is speculated to be about 6 inches. The dimensions of the device would make this uber-large smartphone competitive against the Android-based Samsung Galaxy Note 3, a phone that is widely believed to sport a similar screen […]