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Announced in January 2007, iPhone was the first Apple phone ever. It was also the first smartphone to feature a 3.5-inch QVGA (320 x 240) multitouch screen. It is powered by Apple's iPhone OS and features a 400MHz Samsung ARM processor, 128MB of RAM, and 4/8/16GB of internal memory. the Apple iPhone has a two-megapixel camera. Other features of iPhone include Wi-fi, Bluetooth 2.0, accelerometer and more. Read our coverage for the latest Apple iPhone news, reviews, and videos:

  • by | March 10, 2014 1:53 PM

    Leave it to Apple to allow you to go through some news of the iOS 7.1 update we're expecting in the next couple of days, for them to officially release it just hours later. iOS 7.1 has been in the works for a couple of months now, and after five beta releases, we were expecting a Gold Master Candidate this week, and it turns out that Apple has preferred to make it official. iOS 7.1 is now available for download through iTunes or the Software Update feature of your device. The changes are considered minor by many, but given the buggy nature of iOS 7, many of these changes are very ...

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  • by | March 6, 2014 4:02 AM

    As much as Samsung wants you to buy its new Galaxy S5, not everyone is sold on buying a new Galaxy. The company has fitted its new flagship with all the health sensors it could, like a heart rate monitor, but what if you want to do this without having to buy a new phone? Well, there are some wearable solutions out there, but a company named Azoi just came out of the blue with an iPhone case that pretends to compete. The new "Wello" case is designed to track your blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, blood oxygen levels, receive ECG waves and even track the health of your lungs. The ...

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  • by | March 4, 2014 3:48 AM

    Even though Apple has been publicly reluctant to build more than one new iPhone model every year, there's no denying that things changed in 2013 with the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. The amount of pressure the company is facing by Samsung's vomit of smartphones, and Samsung's capability of delivering new flagships at least twice a year is clearly making a dent in the way Cupertino operates. Apple is reportedly stealing HTC engineers and even some local engineers at its new Shanghai three-building complex with plans to enhance its production capabilities of the iPhone. You could say that Apple ...

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  • by | February 13, 2014 3:16 PM

    One of the most common trends that you'll notice in today's market, is that it's very odd to see iPhone users leaving the platform for something else. I've personally seen cases of people doing so, and then coming back just a few months later. Some people are locked-in due to the amount of purchases that they've made on Apple's various online stores, and others simply because they want to stick to what they know. All this said, a recent study was conducted to 2,000 iPhone users in the UK, and more than half of them admit to having a 'blind loyalty' for Apple as a brand. The detailed ...

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  • by | February 12, 2014 5:52 PM

    Apple's next-generation Apple TV could prove to be a better accessory for your iPhone or iPad than it already is. With Google's launch of its Chromecast, and with its aggressive pricing, it's clear that Apple has a lot to prove with its future set-top-box. Some still assume that Apple is ready to launch a full television set, but if it doesn't, we might see an announcement very soon. According to Bloomberg, this will still be a set-top-box and: The new device, which plugs into a television set, will have a faster processor than the previous version and an upgraded interface to make it ...

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  • by | February 12, 2014 4:35 PM

    There was a time almost seven years ago when Microsoft, Palm and BlackBerry dominated the enterprise market. As a matter of fact, one of the biggest reasons why we all panned the iPhone when it launched, was precisely because it wasn't even designed to cater to enterprise users. That changed gradually as Apple pushed newer and more powerful versions of iOS, up to the point where you'd never guess who dominates the enterprise market today. According to Good Technology's Mobile Index Report for Q4, 2013: "From a device perspective, we continued to see an increase in iOS activations this ...

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  • by | February 7, 2014 12:50 PM

    Even though Apple was born as a computer company, that didn't stop it from evolving into the iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, and iPad that we see today. We've heard intense rumors, we've seen lots of patents, and we've noticed recent hires that all point to the company working on something new in the wearable category, and the company's boss just shed some additional light. In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, Apple's CEO Tim Cook confirmed that "“there will be new categories this year,” and in his usual tone, the fact that Apple is “working on some really great stuff.” As ...

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  • by | February 6, 2014 3:27 PM

    Amazon's tactics to win new customers are truly legendary. Years ago, if you wanted to compare the price tag of one product at different stores, you had to either give them a call or go. A couple of years ago, Amazon introduced the option for you to scan the barcode of a product and do this comparison within the store, but now it seems the company is out for more details. Amazon's recent update to its iOS app now includes image detection tools. You'd think that scanning a bar code would be enough, but if there's anything you see at your friend's house that you'd like, it's obvious that the ...

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  • by | February 6, 2014 3:07 PM

    If you haven't seen damnyouautocorrect.com, then you clearly don't know what you're missing. The keyboard text prediction on the iPhone has proven to be one of its most amazing features since the first-generation iPhone was launched, but that doesn't mean that it's either perfect, or practical when you handle more than one language. Apple's new patent plans to solve this, though in a very interesting fashion. Currently the Apple's iOS line-up will underline any spelling mistakes you made, or that it couldn't fix, but one of these patents plans to give you the option to halt a message from ...

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  • by | February 6, 2014 12:11 PM

    Apple's co-founder Steve Wozniak is not only famous for being the father of the personal computer, but also because he can come up with some crazy ideas every now and then, and yes, these even include the personal computer back in 1976 according to the 'experts' of the time. Today he's no longer an active Apple engineer, but he still is well renowned for his thoughts and impressions of where the company is headed. We've heard how much of a fan Woz is of Nokia Lumia smartphones, and in a recent appearance in Apps World North America he manifested that Apple should consider building an ...

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  • by | February 5, 2014 11:45 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Samsung's launch of more Galaxy S 4 variants with faux leather. Then we talk about the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, and some camera issues that customers are facing. The iPhone 5c makes the news next as one just caught fire on a teenager. We then go through all three of the conflicting rumors of the HTC M8, and the features it might include. We end today's show as we talk about the iWatch, and Apple's different investments to make it unique. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Samsung launches some more faux leather GS4 variants - Sony ...

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  • by | February 5, 2014 3:36 PM

    Apple has been doing docks since the launch of the first-generation iPod, and there even was a time when these were bundled with the mobile devices that you bought. We've also seen Apple building charging docks for every iPhone and iPad manufactured as well, but what we've never seen is Apple go beyond the usual "desk stand" concept of the dock, or at least until now. Apple filed a patent for a Smart Dock back in 2012, and this just got awarded by the USPTO. As it turns out, this new type of dock doesn't have the usual cradle design that we know, but instead allows you to lay the phone ...

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  • by | February 5, 2014 7:01 AM

    Yesterday, we covered the top social apps for Android. Naturally, we had to make a video for iOS, too, since many social applications land on iOS first, and some never leave Apple's App Store. As always, downloading all the official applications is a great start. Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Vine, Instagram, and practically every other social network has a first-party application, and they all work pretty well. But when you start digging through the App Store, you find third-party applications, which are generally on an entirely different level. Watch this top five social apps list, and ...

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  • by | February 4, 2014 1:59 PM

    iOS 7.1 is getting close to its final release, and Apple has been sending updates to developers like clockwork. This is probably one of the most anticipated updates to iOS in years, and that's mainly because lots of iPhone 5s users have found themselves plagued with bugs and issues that Apple has confirmed will arrive on this update. Today Apple has made iOS 7.1 beta 5 available to developers, and if history serves us right, we should expect the next update to be a solid release candidate. It's still hard to tell what to expect from this update, but one thing we have confirmed is that Siri ...

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  • by | January 31, 2014 11:23 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about how the iPhone currently dominates the smartphone market in the US. We then talk about Samsung's surprising launch of a black-edition Galaxy S 4, though with some setbacks. Then we talk about Microsoft, its possible new CEO, and even a new Chairman to replace Bill Gates as well. Google is next as we talk about the company's plans to still build a smartwatch, aside from Asus and Acer. We end today's show talking about how Lenovo's CEO claims that his company can defeat Apple and Samsung with the purchase of Motorola. All this and more after the ...

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