Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs iPhone 5

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs iPhone 5: Is Apple going down?

Samsung vs Apple: Samsung’s Galaxy Note 2 may launch Samsung to the top of the smartphone game. Even with the debut of Apple’s iPhone 5, Samsung Electronics was still able to report higher than ever fourth-quarter earnings thanks in large part to the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Ever since the debut of the smaller, lighter iPhone 4 in 2011, Apple fans have been growing increasingly disappointed with the amount of innovation with each new model. The 2012 release of the iPhone 5 was met with a resounding “Meh.” On the other end of the spectrum, Samsung has been slowly but surely rising in the smartphone ranks. Initial models were quite laughable when compared to their…

iPad Mini release anticipated by Apple fans

iPad Mini release anticipated by Apple fans

Apple’s iPad Mini is set to be released tomorrow. The new iPad Mini will come with a smaller 7.85-inch screen. Apple plans to show off new models of many products tomorrow, but everyone seems to be talking about the iPad Mini. Some speculate it might be called the iPad Air due to its lightweight design. Steve Jobs may not have taken the 7-inch tablet seriously, but Cook seems to be taking a different direction. The iPad mini could be priced $249 to $399 to compete with other 7-inch tablets out on the market. Most importantly the iPad Mini will give Apple aficionados another great product and accessories to blow their money on. Will you be…

Foxconn riots cause iPhone factory shutdown in China

How many people have to die for me to get my iPhone 5?!

A dispute at a Chinese Foxconn factory that makes part of the iPhone 5 reportedly resulted in a riot involving nearly 2,000 employees. The factory was shut down as of Monday morning. Foxconn is one of the largest suppliers to such companies as Apple, Dell, Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft. Foxconn has previously come under scrutiny for a series of suicides by Foxconn workers at its plants. After safety nets were installed around buildings, employees have had to change up their game plan. According to inside sources, the riot started as fight between a violent security guard and an employee. Video circulating around the web shows thousands of employees chanting, breaking glass and fighting with guards. It…

iPhone 5 keynote: Samsung Galaxy S3 comparison

iPhone 5 keynote: Samsung Galaxy S3 comparison

iPhone 5 keynote details unboxing: The latest offering from Apple is expected to boast a larger 4.5-inch (4.5”) screen, support for faster LTE data transfer, a new connector, relocated camera and a host of other features. Is it enough for Apple to catch up with the Samsung Galaxy S3, which has sold 20 million units over the past three months? Security surrounding the release is tight. But thanks to our source in China, we’ve obtained an advanced look of the iPhone 5. ENGLISH:

Apple annihilates Samsung in patent war

Apple annihilates Samsung in patent war

Apple won a patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung last week. A San Jose jury found Samsung had violated six of Apple’s patents and awarded Apple more than $1 billion in damages. The jury came up with its verdict so quickly, it left some wondering if they understood what they were doing in a case involving complex patent issues and more than a hundred pages of judge’s notes. Some jury members said they’d already made a decision at the beginning of the trail. The verdict, in favor of Apple Inc., awarded the company $1.5 billion to be paid by Samsung. Apple has also asked that eight Samsung products be taken off the US market: the Galaxy…

BlackBerry out of juice?

BlackBerry out of juice?

BlackBerry fans: It just got worse. BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) announced that the BlackBerry 10 smartphone and BlackBerry 10 operating system’s launches will be delayed, 30 percent of RIM employees will be laid off and that RIM posted a loss of $518 million in the latest quarter. The Waterloo, Ontario company announced the bad news in its fiscal first quarter report on Thursday, prompting shares to fall 15 percent to $7.75 in late trading. BlackBerry 10 was widely seen as the company’s last hope to catch up with rivals Apple and Android. Smartphones running Google’s Android platform accounted for 59 percent of the global market in the first quarter of 2012, with Apple’s…

iPhone 5 rumors: bigger screen for Jobs’ last iPhone

iPhone 5 rumors: bigger screen for Steve Jobs’ last iPhone

The new iPhone, the iPhone 5 to reviewers, is rumored to feature a bigger screen and be the last iPhone designed by Steve Jobs. The new iPhone’s 2012 release date is not known. The iPhone 5 rumor mill heated up after Apple purchased the iPhone5.com domain name. According to the rumors, this is the last iPhone for which Steve Jobs played a key role in the design. According to the new iPhone rumors, after noting the success of Android phones with larger screens by Samsung and HTC, Steve Jobs reportedly lifted his opposition to a phone too large to wrap one’s fingers around. The iPhone 5 will feature a bigger, 4-inch screen, compared to the…

Apple iPhone’s Siri recommends HTC as a better phone

Apple iPhone's Siri recommends HTC as a better phone

Apple iPhone’s Siri recommends its rival HTC as making “better phones” in a demo that Apply Daily had done today. Siri used to recommend Nokia’s Lumia 900 as “the best phone ever,” but since that answer has been changed by Apple recently, it now favors Taiwan’s very own HTC as making the top phones.