Apple’s iPhone 5s may be the bestseller between the company’s two newest smartphones, but the iPhone 5c has finally found its core market of interested buyers.
New data published Monday from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech notes that former Android users are quickly defecting to the iPhone 5c across Europe.
Based on the feedback of those surveyed, a large segment of Apple’s iPhone 5c sales has been to Android fans.
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Apple may have finally resolved its lingering iPhone 5s supply issues.
On Tuesday, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster reported that iPhone 5s supplies are finally meeting demand.
This development, if accurate, comes at a great time for Apple, as the holiday shopping season officially kicks off on Black Friday (or some might even say tomorrow’s Thanksgiving holiday.)
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Despite the fact that Apple’s current flagship iPhone, the iPhone 5S, was just released six weeks ago, the Cupertino, California-based tech giant isn’t letting any grass growth beneath its smartphone empire.
According to published reports out of the Far East, Apple has already begun field testing the next-generation iPhone 6.
Chinese blog C Technology reports that Apple’s iPhone 6 will deliver a larger 4.9-inch display.
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Not withstanding the company’s recent influx of life-giving rescue cash and the promise of a new (even if interim) CEO, BlackBerry’s problems continue.
The embattled Canadian smartphone maker is now forced to contend with Pfizer as the latest former loyalist to back away from the platform.
The pharmaceutical giant has reportedly “told BlackBerry users to switch to an iPhone or Android handset when their wireless contract next permits an upgrade.”
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On Tuesday, HP published results from a research study revealing that mobile applications represent a real security threat.
In fact, the alarming details presented in today’s report indicate that vulnerabilities affect 9 out of 10 mobile applications.
According to the study, 97 percent of the mobile applications tested accessed at least one private information source within a device, and 86 percent of those applications did not have adequate security measures in place to protect them from the most common exploits.
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With Apple’s Passbook proving that the iDevice maker is interested in mobile coupons, payments, and digital payment options, some industry experts believe Apple’s next-gen iPhone 6 (likely to be released in the fall of 2014) could support Isis Mobile Wallet.
Isis is finally ready to be a major prime time player.
Recently, the mobile commerce joint venture created by AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA, Inc. and Verizon Wireless, announced the latest version of the Isis Mobile Wallet is now available.
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Public relations firm Walker Sands is out with its latest quarterly index of mobile traffic.
The published findings indicate that visits from mobile devices accounted for 28 percent of total website traffic in Q3 of 2013.
That’s up 67 percent from Q3 of 2012.
Walker Sands also found that despite an overall increase in the amount of traffic since the same quarter last year, iPads experienced a drop in market share, down to 15.6 percent in Q3 2013 from 19.7 percent in Q3 2012.
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