Apple Has Now Sold Over 500 Million iPhones

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Mar 252014
 

Apple has sold over 500 million iPhones in less than 7 years, reports Forbes.

Apple reached 400 million in iPhone sales in the end of July, 2013. Entering this quarter Apple had sold 472 million iPhones. It is estimated that Apple would have sold its 500 millionth iPhone around March 8th. Continue reading »

Apple to release only a 4.7-inch iPhone According to Analyst

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Mar 252014
 

In a research note to investors, UBS analyst Steve Milunovich claims supply chin checks indicate Apple will release only one iPhone model with larger screen later this fall. Milunovich predicts this new iPhone will have a 4.7-inch display instead of the larger inch screen. It may be sold at a higher price tag than the current 4-inch iPhone 5s, which starts at a $199 subsidized price or $649 full retail price for the 16GB model. Continue reading »

Apple to Automate iPhone Battery Production by late 2014

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Mar 242014
 

Apple is planning to have iPhone batteries manufactured on automated production lines starting this year, according to a DigiTimes report. This will reduce the company’s manpower demand. It has already automated production lines for its Mac Pro and iMac notes the report:

Apple has already automated its Mac Pro and iMac production lines. Other than materials and final assembly, manpower is not required for the rest of the manufacturing Continue reading »

Virgin Mobile slashing prices on contract-free iPhones; iPhone 5s starts at $385, iPhone 5c starts at $315

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Mar 212014
 

Virgin Mobile, a Sprint subsidiary, is offering the iPhone 5s 16G contract free for $385 in Gold (best), Space Gray and White. A 32GB iPhone 5s for $455 while a 64GB iPhone 5s will run you $525. Continue reading »

China Mobile sold over 1 Million iPhones last month

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Mar 202014
 

China Mobile announced that it sold 1.34M 4G handsets in February and that “most of them” were iPhones. China Mobile chairman Xi Guohua was relatively non-committal on the numbers.

It’s just been getting started for one or two months. So far it’s hard to tell how that will affect our business […]

We are happy with the progress as we are still building our 4G network and the coverage is only available in some major cities. Continue reading »

CamText Preview [Jailbreak Tweak]

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Mar 192014
 

Sometimes it can be hard to see where we’re walking while we’re in a in depth conversation through text. Well, do not fret, because there is now a jailbreak tweak that uses the camera to show you right where you’re walking while  texting.

CamText is going to use the camera as the background on the Messages app. That way you get a live feed of what you’re about to walk onto or into without even looking up from your device. You’ll need to install Messages Customiser, which is a free tweak that enables this tweak to work. Continue reading »

Why Apple launch an 8GB version of the iPhone 5c

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Mar 182014
 

Apple has confirmed to Fortune that the 8GB version of the iPhone 5C will be sold in only five markets: U.K., France, Germany, Australia and China.

Keeping the 8GB iPhone 4S in the line-up for those who want a new iPhone but are really strapped for cash is understandable. But by the time you’ve loaded up a few apps and taken a few photos, you can forget about using it as an iPod or camcorder. But from Apple’s perspective, it gives some people who otherwise couldn’t afford an iPhone a first step into the Apple ecosystem, and hopefully they’ll upgrade a little further down the line. Continue reading »

Apple Decreases Its 30 Day iPhone Return Policy to 14 Days

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Mar 122014
 

An internal document leaked to 9to5Mac reveals that Apple has decided to change the policy from 30 days to 14 days effective March 13th. Notably, Apple.com already reflects this change. The 30 day policy used to apply to iPhones purchased from Apple Retail Stores or  its Online Store. Apple is making the change in an effort to have one universal return policy across all products and to match the 14 day policy of most carriers. Continue reading »

Apple launches iOS 7.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

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Mar 102014
 

Apple has finally launched  iOS 7.1 (build number: 11D167) for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Continue reading »

Apple officially announced CarPlay, a more fun and safe way to use the iPhone in your car

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Mar 042014
 

CarPlay also previously known as iOS in the Car was officially announced by apple as a way to bring the iPhone experience to in-car entertainment systems. Continue reading »