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iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending April 18
The iOSphere this past week wondered at the prospect of iPhone 6 with a Supercharged Siri, an all-knowing, all-doing software entity that will manage...
As PC market stabilizes, Intel focuses on smartphones
Inside Intel's family of chips, communications is now its problem child.
Samsung Galaxy S5 review: Improved phone still a step behind other Android models
With the Galaxy S5, Samsung has pulled back the reins. The phone maker shifted its focus to refining the features that were already present in...
iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending April 11
Hopes, like spring daffodils, burst into bloom this week in the certainty that the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 will arrive in just five short months as Chinese...
iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending April 4
In the iOSphere, this whole week seems like one long April Fool's Joke.
HTC One (M8) deep-dive review: Smartphone sophistication made better
HTC is working to bring a sense of luxury to its smartphones -- and with its new HTC One (M8), it's closer than ever to delivering the ultimate...
Tech ad watch: Gary Oldman stares at you for HTC
HTC does one thing well – it designs excellent smartphones. It does not, however, do many of the things associated with designing excellent...
iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending March 21
There was a strong theme of self-congratulation in this week's iOSphere rumors about the iPhone 6: we already "know" so much about this phone, and of...
The iPhone 5C is a mistake, a failure, a disaster, a flop, a dud
Here's a hit list of iPhone 5C hysteria, from the iOSphere. We post the headline, the claim, and the reality.
The great 'iPhone 5C is a failure' freakout
The iPhone 5C is six months old in March. It's been declared a disaster, a dud, a fiasco and a flop. The reports of its death have been greatly...
UPDATE: The great 'iPhone 5c is a failure' freakout
The iPhone 5C is six months old in March. It's been declared a disaster, a dud, a fiasco and a flop. The reports of its death have been greatly...
iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending March 14
With spring stirring, so is the iOSphere's optimism, not to mention Wall Street's. The thrilling prospect of a Big Screen iPhone 6 is prompting...
Can an iPhone user learn to love Android?
I've been using an iPhone for a few years, but I've always been curious about Android. Not because I didn't like my iPhone, but I wanted...
The dual-boot Android/Windows Phone really is coming to the U.S., for some reason
The concept of a dual-boot phone isn't a new one – there have been several OEMs reportedly sniffing around the idea, and similar riffs like "Ubuntu...
iPhone Air: Latest iPhone 6 concept video has fanboys fired up
With rumors heating up that Apple will announce an iPhone 6 by year-end, concept designers are working their fingers to the bone and YouTube is...
T-Mobile CEO Legere still swinging at rivals, researchers, and many others
T-Mobile CEO John Legere did what he does best last week, in response to negative news about his company's network performance - he went on the...
iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending March 7
The iOSphere overflowed with gratitude for the monumental failure, the colossal collapse, the flop, the fiasco, the disaster of the iPhone 5C because...
Extensive video of the HTC M8 leaks, HTC gets real mad
Strategically leaking information about upcoming smartphones and tablets to the press is a favorite way for manufacturers to create buzz around their...
Apple reveals unprecedented details in iOS security
An updated Apple whitepaper on iOS security delves into an unprecedented amount of detail about the security architecture and features of the...
Android-based malware: the good, the bad and the ugly
When it comes to mobile devices, it's well known that malware writers like to target Android. But a threat report published today by security firm...