Thanks to its new big screen devices, Apple has overtaken Samsung to take the number one spot in smartphone sales for the last quarter of 2014, according to analyst Gartner.
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Cyanogen, the company that backs the popular CyanogenMod alternative Android firmware, wants to take on Apple and Google for mobile operating system domination.
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 market size of iPhone 6 accessories in China has greatly outstripped the previous models due to the unprecedented popularity of Apple's latest smartphones in the world's largest populated market.
Smartphones are often the only camera most people have with them -- and most of these smartphones will give you good results. See for yourself.
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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.
Following Chinese scrutiny over the security of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple’s big new smartphones will go on sale in China next month.
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.
Tablets are still convenient devices while smartphones are essential. The new big iPhone is knocking the small iPad from my hands for a few reasons.
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.
Research firms have been hit with phablet euphoria, but it's unclear whether the masses — beyond tech nerds, business travelers and bookworms — are going to go for large-screen smartphones including the iPhone 6. Pockets aren't keeping up with screen sizes.
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.
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.
300 million smartphones in one quarter is astounding, especially when many are waiting for the next iPhone, Galaxy Note, Nexus, and Moto X.
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