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This is what the iPhone 6's display might look like
Rumors have it that the iPhone 6 will launch with a larger, 4.7-inch display. The odd thing is the rumored resolution for that display is 1334 x 750. Why an odd resolution. Apparently, by keeping the display at 326 ppi, they can keep the icons and other controls the same size they are now, but make more sc....more
Leaked cases reveal new iPhone button placement
We have heard rumors that Apple will release two new iPhones this year. It is widely believed that we will see an iPhone 6 that is similar in size to the iPhone 5S, but thinner with a slightly larger display. The other rumor we have heard is Apple will release a phablet with a 5.5 inch display. We have als....more
BBM Stickers selling surprisingly well
BlackBerry decided to monetize BBM for iOS and Android by selling stickers to its customers. The BBM app is free, but BlackBerry is up selling customers with fancy stickers. Many questioned the move when it was announced about a week ago, but the results are in, and they're doing surprisingly well. more
Fixed: iPhone going straight to voicemail
Have your friends been telling you that your iPhone goes straight to voicemail when they call you? The chances are, the fix is quite simple. It has to do with your Do Not Disturb settings. Go into the Settings icon and then tap Do Not Disturb. Make sure the option is disabled and your phone should....more
Amazon announces Fire TV streaming video box
Amazon is jumping into the streaming video box market with its own Fire TV box. Amazon announced Fire TV today, and it amounts to another competitor to Roku, Apple TV and Chromecast. Fire TV includes voice search which allows you to speak into the remote control and find movies by name. Other than that, th....more
iPhone users should dump Gmail
A little more than a year ago Google dropped Exchange support for iOS devices. Before Google crapped on millions of iPhone users who depended Gmail, iOS Mail and Gmail via Exchange was the best way to get push mail on any device. Apple’s Mail client on the iPhone was fantastic, and paired with Gmail it made....more
BlackBerry wins injunction against Ryan Seacrest's Typo keyboard
Typo, a Ryan Seacrest backed keyboard case for the iPhone, was sued by BlackBerry over it's obvious BB style keyboard. Typo vowed to live on, but it looks like a court has sided with BlackBerry. The United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued a preliminary injunction against ....more
New iPhone 6 digitizer leak
Whenever a new iPhone is in the works we see purported leaked photos of parts. Sometimes they are legitimate, and sometimes they are not. We have seen leaked photos of the body of the phone, now comes another purported image of the iPhone 6 digitizer. The image of the digitizer first appeared on a....more
Alleged iPhone 6 images leaked
Alleged iPhone 6 prototype images were leaked online today. MacRumors got the heads up and posted several clear images of what looks like the exterior body of the iPhone 6. There is no way to confirm the authenticity of the images, but they look real and line up with what we've heard so far. more
BlackBerry not doing so well in Indonesia
BlackBerry was once dominant in Indonesia, but it appears the Canadian smartphone maker has lost ground to Samsung and Apple. The Indonesian market has been soft for BlackBerry as users hungry for apps are going for Android and iOS. According to a report from the International Data Corporation (IDC), BlackB....more
iPhone 6 concept is gorgeous, but we will never see it live
Don't you just love those iPhone concept photos and videos? They come out periodically and tease Apple fanboys with what could be. Ciccarese Design has some new iPhone 6 concept photos out today and they are gorgeous. Too bad we will never see a phone like this in real life. Ciccarese Design mad....more
Typo responds to BlackBerry lawsuit
Typo Products, a keyboard case company backed by Ryan Seacrest, released its first iPhone keyboard case recently, and quickly became the target of a BlackBerry lawsuit. The suit seeks a preliminary injunction against Typo's iPhone keyboard case. In order to win the case, BlackBerry must convince a judge tha....more
iPhone 6 design supposedly finanlized
Rumors about the next iPhone have been circulating for awhile now. As usual, there has been no official comment from Apple, but every analyst has his predictions. We have heard that Apple will launch two new iPhones in 2014. One will supposedly have a 4.7 inch display while the other one will be in the 6 i....more
BlackBerry going back to its roots
BlackBerry is struggling to stay alive, but its new CEO might just have the recipe for success. Speaking to Bloomberg TV's Jon Erlichman at CES, John Chen confirmed that BlackBerry will focus on government business and devices with physical keyboards. BlackBerry reached its highest highs with the famed Blac....more
BlackBerry sues Ryan Seacrest backed Typo
Typo, a Ryan Seacrest backed company with an iPhone keyboard case, has been sued by BlackBerry for patent infringement. Typo created an iPhone slim case with a keyboard that looks almost exactly like a BlackBerry keyboard. It is no surprise that BlackBerry is going after Typo to protect its patents. The Typ....more
iPhone is dominating in Japan
Apple is dominating all others in the Japanese smartphone market. The iPhone 5C and 5S is absolutely killing it in Japan. In fact, Japan is Apple's fastest growing market with 15 percent higher margins than anywhere else. Japan’s BCN recently released sales rankings and the iPhone took nine out of ten of t....more
Spotify for iPad gets update
Spotify has updated its iOS app and has added new features for the iPad version. iPad users now have a Browse feature (replacing What's New) so they can browse through playlists based on their mood. User can now follow their friends and artists from the iPad app. Other additions include: more
A toaster charger for your smartphones?
Kickstarter is definitely the place for interesting ideas, but this one takes the cake. How would you feel about charging your smartphone in a toaster? That's right, a toaster. The foaster is the smartphone charger that looks like a toaster. I guess it's supposed to clean up the clutter of your iPhone cabl....more
NSA snooping could benefit BlackBerry
Edward Snowden's revelation about the NSA's extensive spying could benefit BlackBerry. Ever since the NSA spying allegations became mainstream, governments and private citizens have been looking for a secure way to communicate. Ivor Soans writes at FirstPost that governments around the world are looking at ....more
Gold HTC One is official
HTC officially announced a gold version of the HTC One. The HTC One is the Android phone with the closest resemblance to the iPhone in terms of quality and design, so why not follow Apple's footsteps and offer a gold phone? The gold is subtle and muted, but very nice. The gold HTC One is otherwise ....more
BlackBerry updates BBM for Android and iOS
BlackBerry has released an updated version of BBM for Android and iOS. The update address various bugs and improvements, and also adds iPad and iPod support. The new version adds the feature of allowing users to invite contacts to BBM groups using their email address. The new version also includes ....more
Boost Mobile offers iPhone 5S and 5C
The iPhone 5S and 5C are now available from Boost Mobile. The subsidiary of Sprint has not sold the iPhone until today, and they're offering customers a nice discount to make the switch to Boost. To get the iPhone on Boost Mobile you have to buy the iPhone outright. It can be painful, but in the lo....more
iPhone 5S and 5C fail accuracy test
A recent report seems to prove the iPhone 5S and 5C displays are not the most accurate displays on the market. OptoFidelity built a special machine to test the display and the results are very interesting. The robot featured a precision-calibrated arm and finger, and it was set to continuously touch smartphon....more
Viber updates BlackBerry app
Viber is not giving up on BlackBerry just yet. The company has released a new version of its BlackBerry app with new features to boot. In addition to privacy and location improvements, Viber for BlackBerry enhanced conversations with the ability to insert user images. In addition, a new "seen" status has be....more
Is Apple in Trouble?
Apple just unveiled a new desktop OS, a couple of new iPads, and a new Mac Pro, yet some are already talking about the company's doom. In fact, some are comparing Apple to BlackBerry of a few years ago. Josh Arnold posted a piece on Seeking Alpha saying just that. He thinks Apple is in big trouble. Really....more
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