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VIDEO: Apple’s Big Problem: Third Of Smartphones Now 5+ Inches

14 May

VIDEO: Apple’s Big Problem: Third Of Smartphones Now 5+ Inches

Call it rise of the phablets. New research indicates that a third of all smartphones sold worldwide now sport screens that are 5 inches are larger. And Samsung owns nearly half of this fast growing segment at a time Apple is reportedly prepping a larger iPhone 6. Will it be big enough? According to analyst […]

VIDEO: Guess Which Android App Just Became The First To Reach 1 Billion Downloads

13 May

VIDEO: Guess Which Android App Just Became The First To Reach 1 Billion Downloads

As far as Google is concerned, Android exists in its current form for one reason and one reason alone: to put Google services in front of as many eyes as possible. Google’s Gmail application has just become the first app in the Google Play app store to reach the 1 billion download milestone, proving the […]

VIDEO: Amazon’s Smartphone Design Reportedly Leaks, Looks Like A Galaxy S Crossed With An IPhone

1 May

VIDEO: Amazon’s Smartphone Design Reportedly Leaks, Looks Like A Galaxy S Crossed With An IPhone

Amazon’s smartphone is looking more and more like an imminent reality, and now BGR is bringing what it says is the first look at the actual design of the hardware to the table. The picture depicts a black device with glass front and back covers, and a matte edge which could be either plastic or […]

VIDEO: Samsung Lawyer: Apple Angry Over Google Software

29 Apr

VIDEO: Samsung Lawyer: Apple Angry Over Google Software

After Apple recalled the innovations of its founder Steve Jobs, its bitterest rival Samsung stood behind Google technology when a lawyer for the Korean company delivered closing arguments at a patent trial. Samsung lawyer William Price argued Tuesday at the conclusion of the monthlong case in San Jose that the company didn’t copy Apple’s iPhone […]

VIDEO: New Data Suggests Galaxy S5 Stole A Surprising Amount Of Business Away From Apple

23 Apr

VIDEO: New Data Suggests Galaxy S5 Stole A Surprising Amount Of Business Away From Apple

data shared from used gadget trade-in site Gazelle showed that iPhone users, for the most part, appeared to be largely uninterested in switching to Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone , the Galaxy S5 . UK-based gadget trade-in comparison website CompareMyMobile says it surveyed everyone who used its portal to trade in smartphones between February 24th when […]

VIDEO: Facebook Scrapped Last Year’s Redesign Because Your Screen Is Too Small

31 Mar

VIDEO: Facebook Scrapped Last Year’s Redesign Because Your Screen Is Too Small

When Facebook scrapped the picture-heavy News Feed redesign from last spring in favor of a more conservative look, it briefly touched on screen size as a factor. As it turns out, displays played a more important role in the reversal than you might think. The company’s Julie Zhuo explains that the hyper-visual layout fell apart […]

VIDEO: IOS 7.1 Spotted In More Than A Quarter Of IPhone And IPad App Traffic

14 Mar

VIDEO: IOS 7.1 Spotted In More Than A Quarter Of IPhone And IPad App Traffic

Four days after Apple released an update to its mobile operating system, more than a quarter of app traffic is coming from iPhones and iPads running the latest software, according to data from analytics firm Mixpanel. Apple released iOS 7.1—the first major update to its mobile software since its debut in September—on Monday. As of […]

VIDEO: Used Phone Market Growing, Slowly

24 Feb

VIDEO: Used Phone Market Growing, Slowly

Consumer Intelligence Research Partners have released the results of its research on the market for used mobile phones. Their research says fewer than 20% of new phone buyers sell or trade-in their old phone. When they do, mobile carrier trade-in programs dominate the market. Almost one-third of Apple iPhones get sold or traded-in, but in […]

VIDEO: The Average Android Phone Costs Just Half Of The Average IPhone

19 Feb

VIDEO: The Average Android Phone Costs Just Half Of The Average IPhone

While the average price for an Android smartphone continues to plummet every year, Apple is still refusing to participate in the mid-range battle. Based on data gathered by Statista, the average Android phone was priced at just $276 in 2013, down from $441 in 2010. The average iPhone, on the other hand, still costs $650, […]

VIDEO: Apple, Samsung Spar Over Potential U.S. Ban On Smartphone Sales

31 Jan

VIDEO: Apple, Samsung Spar Over Potential U.S. Ban On Smartphone Sales

Samsung sought to defeat Apple’s bid for a permanent sales ban against some Samsung smartphones, arguing in court on Thursday that Apple’s request was an attempt to instill fear among telecom carriers and retailers that carry Samsung’s products. At a hearing in federal court in San Jose, California, Samsung attorney Kathleen Sullivan told U.S.