After losing more money than it made on the original Surface line of tablets, Microsoft has decided to go for round 2, announcing an all new version of the Surface tablet: The Surface 2. As expected, the device includes a lower price point, upgraded specs, and some nice perks, such as a year’s free Skype calls to landlines and 200GB of SkyDrive cloud storage.
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The touchscreen on the iPhone 5 is 2.5X faster than the the closest Android device when responding to touch input. The measurements comes from app streaming company Agawi by way of their TouchMarks benchmarks.
BlackBerry announced today that it has signed a letter of intent with a group led by Fairfax Financial, who is a current shareholder with a 10% stake in the company. Initial reports say shareholders would receive $9 per share, in a takeover worth $4.7 billion.
Alongside Apple’s announcement of all-time record launch sales for the iPhone 5C and 5S earlier today, the company also announced record adoption rates for iOS 7, which was released last Wednesday.
Apple’s iOS devices typically have very good battery life, especially compared to competing products. But sometimes people experience problems, like the battery drain issues in iOS 7, or just want to squeeze every last bit of life from their batteries. This guide provides a number of practical tips to help you make the most of your battery life.
Apple announced that they sold 9 million iPhones over the weekend, but they didn’t break the sales down by model. However, analytics firm Localytics has shared some data on usage, and it shows that in the U.S. the iPhone 5s is being used 3.4 times as often as the iPhone 5c.
Steve Jobs childhood home may become a protected historical site. The home, where the first Apple computer was built, was purchased by Jobs’ foster parents when he was in 7th grade, and Jobs lived there through high school.
The New York City Police Department is reportedly handing out flyers encouraging iOS device users to upgrade to iOS 7. The new mobile OS features upgraded security in the form of its new “Activation Lock” feature.
The hard to come by iPhone 5s is now available for immediate in-store pickup in some Apple Stores. You can check availability via the Apple Store website.
Apple has announced that first weekend sales figures for its new iPhone models topped 9 million total. This was on the higher end of forecasts by industry analysts.
Apple released the Apple TV 6.0 update on Friday, however many reports have hit the net about update issues that required the user to restore their Apple TV, causing Apple to pull the update.
Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch. As we are all now thoroughly impressed with iOS 7, the race is on to find bright and vibrant wallpapers to match….
We reported earlier this month that Sprint would be joining the annual upgrade frenzy, and was readying its own program to compete with AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon who had already introduced their programs. Sprint officially kicked their “Sprint One Up” plan on Friday.
While the battle between Samsung and Apple continues to be fought both in the market place and the courts, Samsung remains a very important part of Apple’s supply chain.
So you just couldn’t bring yourself to roll out of bed this morning and get in line for an iPhone 5s or 5c. And now you’re wondering what you missed. Fear not, oh timid one, MacTrast’s readers across the country have been kind enough to share their photos with us.
If you plan on ordering a gold iPhone 5s online, I hope you’re into anticipation and delayed gratification. Apple has updated their shipment times online, and gold models are showing that they won’t be ready until October!