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Apple, Samsung Set to Dominate Smartphone Sales Apple, Samsung Set to Dominate Smartphone Sales

For over one year, industry numbers have been showing that the smartphone market is quickly becoming a two-company race. Apple and Samsung have been taking market share quarter-by-quarter at the expense of companies such as HTC, Motorola, and BlackBerry. Now …

Apple Will Replace Your Third Party iPhone Charger With Official Hardware Later This Month Apple Will Replace Your Third Party iPhone Charger With Official Hardware Later This Month

You may have seen recent reports of people either being killed or shocked into a coma by an electrical charge emanating from an iPhone charger. It’s a PR disaster for Apple even if the chargers used were cheap third-party knock-offs. …

Scammer Sells Online iPhone-Shopper Two ‘Apples’ Scammer Sells Online iPhone-Shopper Two ‘Apples’
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Someone basically pulled the ol’ “Oh, so you want a new Apple for Christmas” dad trick on an unsuspecting online shopper in Brisbane, Australia last week. According to police, a 21-year-old woman was shocked to find that the two new …

Tablet Shipments Down, Apple Loses Market Share Tablet Shipments Down, Apple Loses Market Share

As has already been reported from multiple analyst firms, tablet shipments were slow during the second quarter of 2013. Analyst firm IDC has now weighed in with its numbers, which show just how drastically Apple is losing market share in …

Apple’s iPad Dominance is Over, Courtesy Smaller Android Tablets Apple’s iPad Dominance is Over, Courtesy Smaller Android Tablets

Though recent estimates for the second quarter of 2013 have shown the tablet market slowing a bit, most predictions believe this is due to consumers waiting for the dozens of tablet refreshes on the way this holiday season. In relative …

Galaxy Owners Now More Satisfied Than iPhone Owners, Shows Survey Galaxy Owners Now More Satisfied Than iPhone Owners, Shows Survey

For years, iPhone owners have been the most satisfied smartphone owners. Apple‘s “it just works” design philosophy and brilliant marketing consistently put the company at the top of satisfaction surveys. Now, however, it seems that Apple’s monopoly on smartphone satisfaction …

Mobile Shipments Are Still Growing, Says Analyst Mobile Shipments Are Still Growing, Says Analyst
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Earlier this week, analyst firm TrendForce estimated that smartphone shipments for the second quarter of 2013 were up 6.6% year-over-year. Today another analyst firm has chimed in with similar numbers and a stark look at how Samsung is beginning to …

Hilarious Apple Store Freakout Caught on Vine
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Just because the fine folks at Apple said that you could come in to the Apple Store and get some parts for your iPhone, that doesn’t mean that you get to jump the line at the Genius bar, lady. Struck …

Apple Figures Out Longer Battery Life Apple Figures Out Longer Battery Life
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One of the biggest complaints that people have about smartphones is that they lose battery life like mad. And the newer phones are worse than ever. Just a few years ago, a device like a relatively cheap Blackberry Curve, which …

Ashton Kutcher Talks About Missing His Opportunity To Meet Steve Jobs Ashton Kutcher Talks About Missing His Opportunity To Meet Steve Jobs
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Ashton Kutcher appeared on The Tonight Show, and talked about his role in the Steve Jobs biopic Jobs, and how he missed a chance to meet the man he would be playing in the film. Kutcher tells Jay Leno, “I …

Smartphone Shipments Up 6.6% in Second Quarter, Samsung Tops List by Wide Margin Smartphone Shipments Up 6.6% in Second Quarter, Samsung Tops List by Wide Margin

The most recent quarterly financial results have now rolled in from most major tech companies, and it seems as if everyone is waiting for the big fall product launches. Looking back over the past quarter, TrendForce has now released its …

Apple Brings In $35.3 Billion, Sold 31 Million iPhones In Q3 Apple Brings In $35.3 Billion, Sold 31 Million iPhones In Q3
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Apple’s third quarter was going to be interesting no matter how you look at it. The company hasn’t released any major hardware all year, and its year old iPhone 5 had to fight off competition coming from new devices like …

Apple Is Working On Larger iPhones, iPads [Report] Apple Is Working On Larger iPhones, iPads [Report]
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A rumor emerged last week that Apple had delayed the public unveiling of the iPhone 5S so that it could implement a larger display at the last minute. Now a new report suggests that Apple is considering larger displays for …

iPhone 5S Reveal May Have Been Delayed Due To Last Minute Change [Rumor] iPhone 5S Reveal May Have Been Delayed Due To Last Minute Change [Rumor]
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Apple’s next iPhone – the iPhone 5S – is going to come out this year. That much is a fact. Now we just need a launch date, but a new report says that we may be waiting longer than usual …

Apple Announces Logic Pro X, Available Today For $199 Apple Announces Logic Pro X, Available Today For $199
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Apple doesn’t need to hold a press conference for every major product unveiling to make sure people pay attention. Case in point – Apple made a lot of musicians very happy today with the release of Logic Pro X. Apple …

Microsoft’s Smart Watch Will Be Out Next Year [Report] Microsoft’s Smart Watch Will Be Out Next Year [Report]

Microsoft, like other major tech companies, is investing heavily into wearable computing. Steve Ballmer said just as much last week when he announced a major restructuring at the company. Now a new report has emerged with additional details regarding Microsoft’s …

Apple Might Buy The Team That Created The Kinect [Report] Apple Might Buy The Team That Created The Kinect [Report]

The hardware powering Microsoft’s Kinect technology was originally created by an Israeli tech firm called PrimeSense. Microsoft has moved on to its own in-house developed hardware, but new reports suggest Apple may now be interested in the firm’s hardware. Calcalist, …

Electrocuted By iPhone? Woman’s Family Says So Electrocuted By iPhone? Woman’s Family Says So
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The family of a woman in China who died while reportedly answering her iPhone say her body showed signs of electrocution, and they want answers. Ma Ailun was charging her phone–which she bought at an official Apple store in China–last …

New iPad Mini Delayed to 2014 [RUMOR] New iPad Mini Delayed to 2014 [RUMOR]

Apple’s iPad mini was released last November, and not one week went by before rumors about Apple’s refresh of the product began to circulate. Though the rumors quickly subsided, most of them centered around the device getting an upgraded “Retina” …

Biz Stone’s Jelly Hires Another Ex-Apple Engineer Biz Stone’s Jelly Hires Another Ex-Apple Engineer

Biz Stone’s mysterious startup Jelly has just made another interesting hire. This time it’s Brian Kadar, a former Apple software engineer. Here’s what Stone had to say about Kadar: “Born and raised in Queens, NY, Brian has a BFA in …

Judge: Apple Violated Antitrust Law Judge: Apple Violated Antitrust Law

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled on Wednesday that Apple violated Section 1 of the Sherman Act by conspiring to raise e-book prices and hurt e-book retailer competition. Reuters reports that U.S. District Judge …