Cyanogen, the company that backs the popular CyanogenMod alternative Android firmware, wants to take on Apple and Google for mobile operating system domination.
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iPhone makes up about 60 percent of Apple's revenue. Though arch-rival Samsung's smartphone unit is struggling, it still wouldn't turn down providing its chips to Apple.
Loss of a smartphone is reported in 10 percent of all thefts and robberies in the US. Secure your iPhone with Apple's activation lock and apply a security setting to your device now.
Over the past few years Apple has watched its smartphone market share decline in the face of pressure from big, cheap Android smartphones. But the iPhone 6 could change that as consumers flock to the 4G capability and larger display.
The iPhone 6 Plus is an awesome smartphone, but getting used to its 5.5-inch display took time. Here are some practical steps that helped make the iPhone 6 Plus a workable part of my daily life.
Apple's new iPhone-based payment system may offer advantages, as will any similar product from competitors. But adding in a smartphone doesn't add privacy, it removes it.
Smartphones are often the only camera most people have with them -- and most of these smartphones will give you good results. See for yourself.
UPDATED: The sapphire supplier still has $85M in cash, but the company's stock has fallen more than 35 percent over the last month.
Having spent two weeks with the iPhone 6 Plus, I'm ready to conclude that this handset is the king of BYOD smartphones.
In iOS news this week, China is getting the iPhone 6, there's a possible launch date for Apple Pay, a bug in iOS 8 deletes iCloud documents, and some users are reporting Bluetooth issues with iOS 8.
The iPhone 6 Plus is a fantastic large smartphone, but it is very expensive and locks you into the Apple ecosystem. There are several Android and Windows Phone alternatives if the iPhone is not for you.
What are some of the most interesting apps for Apple's iOS operating system we've discovered this month?
To paraphrase Mark Twain: There are lies, damned lies, and smartphone prices. Every review I've read of the new iPhone 6 this week says the price starts at $199. That's not true. The total prices that buyers pay for smartphones on two-year contracts from American carriers will shock you.
Apple fanboys in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Japan can preorder the latest iPhone from September 12 and receive the smartphone on September 19, when it is available to nine countries in the first wave of its global launch. Surprisingly, China is left out of this initial list.
Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are new and improved, with a thinner design, better camera and faster processor.
We will all watch Apple's big iPhone 6 / iWatch announcement with interest, but for those who have already defected to something with a bigger screen – and there are many of us – the deep gadget lust of yesteryear will have been replaced with a more detached curiosity.
What people want from the iPhone 6 might not be what they get. While smartphone owners want better battery life and tougher displays, apple might be looking to use the new iPhone to open up new markets.
Timing is everything, and if Apple is planning a smartphone payment system, it's making a move at the right time.
Apple will purchase 96 million iPhone 5 panels along with a further 98 million iPhone 6 panels during 2014, accounting for 37 percent of all LTPS and oxide smartphone LCDs.
It is likely I will buy an iPhone 6, but there are many things I like about Android that I doubt we will see come to an Apple flagship smartphone any time soon.
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