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  • Verizon Reverses Course on Plan to Throttle Unlimited LTE Customers

    1 October 2014, 5:08 pm by: Juli Clover

    Verizon today released a statement letting customers know that it no longer plans to throttle users who still have a grandfathered unlimited data plan that allows for unlimited LTE data usage.…
  • Apple Updates 'Apple Store' App With iPhone 6 Support

    1 October 2014, 4:29 pm by: Juli Clover

    Apple today updated its Apple Store app for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, adapting the app for the two larger-screened devices. The new version of the app also includes an iOS compatibility update.…
  • Verizon Offers Double the Data for 'MORE Everything' Plans

    1 October 2014, 1:14 pm by: Juli Clover

    Following in the footsteps of AT&T and Sprint, Verizon today announced a promotion to expand the amount data available through its MORE Everything plans.…
  • Sprint Responds to AT&T's Promotion With Its Own Double Data Deal

    1 October 2014, 11:41 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Sprint today announced it is increasing data plan allowances for higher-tier customers in an attempt to compete with AT&T, which recently launched a new promotion that doubles the data available to some subscribers. Sprint also is waiving its existing monthly…
  • iPhone 5c Topped UK Smartphone Sales Charts Ahead of iPhone 6 Launch

    1 October 2014, 9:44 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Smartphone sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech (via Business Insider) indicates consumer interest in the iPhone 5c remained strong in the UK ahead of the iPhone 6 announcement, with the lower-cost phone actually becoming the top-selling smartphone in the…
  • Pokemon Trading Card Game Now Available for iPad with Online Multiplayer

    1 October 2014, 2:43 am by: Richard Padilla

    The Pokemon Trading Card Game (TCG) Online has officially launched for the iPad following its debut at the Pokemon World Championships in August.…
  • iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program Now Includes Models with Third-Party Displays

    30 September 2014, 11:03 pm by: Husain Sumra

    Apple's iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program now covers iPhone 5 models that had their displays replaced with third-party components, according to a new posting on Apple's GSX site for service providers that was brought to MacRumors' attention.…
  • Foxconn Hiring More Workers to Help with Strong Demand for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

    30 September 2014, 8:00 am by: Richard Padilla

    Foxconn has begun another large-scale hiring effort for its factories in Shenzhen and Zhengzhou in order to help out with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus production, reports Digitimes.…
  • Apple Receives Second and Final License Needed to Start iPhone 6 Sales in China

    29 September 2014, 10:42 pm by: Richard Padilla

    China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has given Apple the second and final regulatory license it needs to begin selling the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China, reports Reuters. Apple received the first regulatory license from the…
  • Jawbone Launches HealthKit-Enabled 'Up' App Featuring Personalized Fitness Advice

    29 September 2014, 4:13 am by: Richard Padilla

    Jawbone has launched its new Up app for the iPhone, which utilizes Apple's Health app and HealthKit to track and deliver advice based on a user's diet and physical activity. Not to be confused with Jawbone's other Up app, this newest app does not require the…
  • iOS 8 Safari Supports Animated PNG Images

    28 September 2014, 11:18 pm by: Arnold Kim

    With the release of iOS 8, Safari has gained the ability to display Animated PNGs (APNGs). Originally proposed in 2004 as a replacement to animated GIF images, APNGs offers more color and transparency support over GIFs. The Animated Portable Network Graphics…
  • AT&T Doubling Data on Mobile Share Value Plans in Limited Time Promotion

    28 September 2014, 5:18 pm by: Richard Padilla

    AT&T today announced that it is launching a new limited-time promotion for its Mobile Share Value Plans, offering double the amount of data for new and existing customers with monthly data plans of 15GB or more.…
  • Supposed Internal Memo Suggests October 10 Launch for iPhone 6 in China

    28 September 2014, 4:33 pm by: Richard Padilla

    Apple may be looking to launch the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China on October 10, according to an internal Apple retail employee memo shared by Techweb (Google Translate). The memo also states that "prototype" iPhone 6 units will be put on store shelves…
  • Apple Ceases Signing iOS 7.1.2, Downgrading No Longer Possible

    26 September 2014, 3:47 pm by: Juli Clover

    As of today, Apple has stopped signing the iOS 7.1.2 firmware, which will prevent users from downgrading from iOS 8 back to iOS 7 (via iClarified). This means that users who are unhappy with the changes that iOS 8 have brought or unsatisfied with bugs…
  • Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Quickly Dominate Japanese Smartphone Sales

    25 September 2014, 10:07 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus handsets are dominating the Japanese market in their first week of sales, reports Forbes, which cited weekly sales rankings provided by Japan's BCN. iPhone sales were boosted by carrier Softbank, which edged out KDDI and NTT…
  • iPhone 6 Touch ID Still Vulnerable to Specialized Fake Fingerprint Hack

    24 September 2014, 12:26 pm by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Apple has done little to improve security in the Touch ID technology used in its current iPhone 6 handset, claims security researcher Marc Rogers of Lookout Security (via CNET). As shown by Rogers, the latest iPhone models are vulnerable to hacking using the…
  • iPhone 6 Plus Bending Limits Tested in New Video

    23 September 2014, 5:06 pm by: Juli Clover

    Earlier today, we shared several photos and videos from iPhone 6 Plus users who accidentally bent their iPhones when carrying the device in their pockets, mere days after the phone's initial launch.…
  • 'iPod Father' Tony Fadell Comments on Discontinuation of iPod Classic

    22 September 2014, 5:31 pm by: Juli Clover

    Tony Fadell, who formerly worked at Apple and is widely known as the "father" of the iPod, today commented on the recent discontinuation of the iPod Classic in an interview with Fast Company, saying that he's "sad to see it go.""The iPod's been a huge part of…
  • iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Capable of Faster Charging Using iPad 2.1A Adapter

    22 September 2014, 12:56 pm by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus ship with higher capacity batteries that deliver exceptional battery life, but as pointed out by iLounge and MacRumors forum members, the two new iPhone models can also charge significantly faster when used with an iPad charging…
  • iPhone 6 Adoption Easily Outpacing iPhone 6 Plus

    22 September 2014, 12:00 pm by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Apple's iPhone 6 Plus may be the most talked about iPhone model due to its larger screen and bigger battery, but early adoption rate metrics (via Mashable), suggest more customers are choosing the smaller iPhone 6 over its bigger counterpart. How much of the…

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