Apple, we’re told, has two major announcements on tap for September 9th.
The first will be the next-gen flagship smartphone believed to be called iPhone 6. The other will be Apple’s eagerly anticipated and intensely rumored inaugural smartwatch expected to be called iWatch.
John Paczkowski of Re/Code confirmed last night that Apple is ready to wow the tech world with both announcements at its September 9th media event.
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Want a new iPhone 6 next month but need some time to pay it off?
You may be in luck this time around.
Apple, we’re told, is following the lead of other major hardware makers and wireless carriers by helping to make it easier than ever to buy a new iPhone and pay it off over time.
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New research from Strategy Analytics isn’t painting an entirely promising picture for Samsung and Apple, the top two titans in the smartphone and tablet hardware business.
According to data shared with MMW, global tablet shipments reached 52.4 million units in the second quarter of 2014. Tablet shipments from both Apple and Samsung were down on Q2 2013 volumes.
Second quarter 2014 Global Tablet shipments were up 5% at 52.4 million units, with Asus and Lenovo the only top 5 ranked vendors delivering shipment growth over Q2 2013.
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In recent days, reports surfaced that Chinese officials have banned government agencies from procuring Apple’s various mobile products.
That means no iPhones, iPads, or even Macs.
Or so we thought.
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According to a new report from Recorded Future, Al-Qaeda prefers Android to iOS.
So why exactly does the terrorist organization prefer Android? For one thing, it’s cheaper.
“The large availability and affordability of Android phones, especially in underdeveloped countries, is probably the reason for this,” the report summary explains.
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If you’re counting down the days until the iPhone 6 arrives in September, your countdown just got a little longer.
Despite plans to still unveil the next-gen flagship smartphone next month, Apple may not have the product inventory needed to launch until mid-October.
A source within Apple’s retail chain tells MacRumors the iPhone 6 won’t ready consumers until October 14th.
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Mobile momentum has shifted in T-Mobile’s favor. The nation’s fourth largest carrier is now firmly planted in the growth column following a long period of reinvention that finally appears to be paying off.
On Thursday, the carrier reported earnings for the second quarter of 2014, confirming profit of $391 million.
All told, it pleasantly caught analysts and investors off guard.
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