The iPhone helped China Mobile add more high-speed data users in January than at any time in its history. The company added 14 million new 3G subscribers in the company’s first month as an Apple carrier partner.
Fleksy has announced today that it is making its alternative iOS keyboard available to developers for use in their apps. It has updated its iOS SDK and released it out of private beta.
Persuading the major Russian cellular providers to sign on as iPhone partner carriers has led to dividends for Apple, as the company’s iPhone sales in Russia doubled in 2013 to 1.57 million units.
Apple increased its share of the Chinese smartphone market to 7% in the last quarter of 2013 on the back of demand for its flagship iPhone 5s handset. However, that was only good for fifth place in the competitive market.
The eastern United States just survived one of the largest snow storms in recent history. As such, if you cannot hide from the snow, at least admire it.
A report from Japanese business site Nikkei suggests that Apple and Sony are in negotiations that would double Sony’s shipments to Apple in 2015. This could mean that Sony will soon be providing both cameras on the iPhone.
Strange but true: We may soon live in a world where Apple’s iPhones are built by Google robots. Google’s robotic division is reportedly assisting Foxconn to “speed up robot deployment” at its factories.
Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor will remain exactly as is in the next iPhone, if a new rumor from semi-reliable source DigiTimes is to be believed. The report says Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., (TSMC), will manufacture the sensor using the same 8-inch processing method used for the current batch.
Everyone has run low on power for their mobile device. If you’re like me, you usually have a charging cable handy, but then you need to find a USB port, or charger to plug it into. Or you carry a Mophie-type charging device with you, but you have to keep that charged in order to tap into its reserve, and it takes up space in your backpack… UGH!
Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch. Around the world, everyone is prepping for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
GT Advanced – the company that has partnered with Apple to open a new sapphire manufacturing plant in Mesa, Arizona – has gotten their hands on a total of 518 sapphire furnace and chamber systems, and has another 420 machines on order.
Yoni Heisler of TUAW has compiled an exhaustive list of all the Apple references ever made in the long-time prime time animated shows The Simpsons, on the air since 1989, and Futurama, that began in 1999.
A report yesterday said that Olympic athletes competing in the Sochi Winter Olympics would be required to cover up the logo on their personal smartphones if they aren’t a Samsung product. Today, the International Olympic Committee is saying they are not required to do so.
Apple has posted a new video to its iPhone 5s page, which showcases footage shot during Burberry’s Spring/Summer 2014 Fashion Show, which was held in September of last year.
The rumor mill is abuzz with the “news” that Apple intends to use Sapphire in the next generation of iPhone screens. Just how tough is Sapphire though? Watch as this sapphire protected iPhone takes a licking and keeps on ticking…
Olympics sponsor Samsung is reportedly giving free Galaxy Note 3 smartphones to athletes at this year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi. However, they come with a bit of a catch: Samsung is requiring the athletes to cover up the Apple logo if they use their iPhones to record the opening ceremonies of the event.