Samsung Crushes Apple iPhone In the US. Has Apple Lost It’s Mojo?

Samsung has again outsold Apple in it’s strongest market, the US, but this time the margin is even larger at about 20%: …The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge accounted for 16 percent of all smartphones sold in the US in the three months ending May 2016 as opposed to 14.6 percent for the latest iPhones, according to a report by Kantar Worldpanel Comtech. It is very impressive when you consider that, while the respective…

NEWS: Apple iPhone 6 #cameragate #bendgate #hairgate #dyegate

All I seem to hear about Apple these days are problems with the iPhone 6 and how the company has lost it’s mojo in general.  Tonight a friend of mine was saying how unhappy he is that his iPhone 6 plus camera is not flush to the housing.  This causes is to catch on jeans and to rock back and forth when you put it down flat on a desk.  He finished with “… do you think Steve Jobs…

NEWS: Windows Phone in Double Digits, Near iPhone Sales Numbers, in Europe

…Windows Phone sales were the highest ever in the last three months, accounting for 9.2% of smartphones sold in Europe’s five major markets. That’s just the average in Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain, according to the numbers from consumer research firm Kantar Worldpanel. Microsoft’s mobile operating system has already crossed a double digit sales share in France with 10.8%. In Great Britain it’s a solid 12%, which is a head-turning 7% year-over-year increase.…

SOLVED: AutoPlay Displays the Wrong Name For My Cell Phone, iPhone, S3 or other External Device

The problem is that your Windows registry stores the name of a device in several places but if the name of a device is changed (i.e. by going to COMPUTER, right clicking on the device and selecting RENAME), Windows does not update all of those locations.  Fortunately this is easy to fix: Connect your device to your PC using a USB cable Make sure your device is named what you want in MY COMPUTER: (right…

Apple’s Secret Chip In Official Lightning Cable & Adapters Revealed, Knock-offs Probably Won’t Work

Apple’s Secret Chip In Official Lightning Cable & Adapters Revealed, Knock-offs Probably Won’t Work Apple has placed a chip between the cord’s USB contact and the power pin on the Lightning plug, which seems to be the key to keeping Lighting cables and adapters proprietary and its the first time that such a sophisticated chip has been seen in something as basic as a charging cable, according to Peter.   http://www.iphoneincanada.ca/apple-hardware/apples-secret-chip-in-official-lightning-cable-adapters-revealed-knock-offs-probably-wont-work/

VIDEO: Samsung Gallaxy S III

Samsung released an amazing Android 4 phone.  Watch the video review below to see some very neat interface improvements on existing technology.  This is yet another device that crushes the Apple iPhone. 1.4 GHz quad-core Exynos processor supported by a new graphics processing unit (reportedly around 65-percent faster than the GPU on the Galaxy S II) 4.8 inch (720p) HD Super AMOLED screen with a scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass 2 coating Very light (133g, or 4.7 ounces)…

SOLVED: What is Near Field Communication (NFC)?

Near Field Communication, or NFC as it is now commonly referred to, is very much like a two way Radio Frequency Identifier (RFID) that is built into newer smart cell phones, such as the Blackberry Bold 9790 and Google Nexus S (but not any of the Apple iphones… yet).  If you have a credit or debit card that you can “tap” instead of swipe, you have an RFID and you can likely already guess the near…

VIDEOs: We Just Got Samsunged! Apple iPhone vs Samsung

“…”Ah that looks like last year’s phone” is the killer line, says a guy rising from his sleeping bag to look at an unboxing video of, presumably, iPhone 4S. Samsung snark already has soured perceptions of iPhone and boosted those of Samsung brands, according to YouGov BrandIndex. The attack ads, which never specifically mention iPhone, marks one of the most iconic marketing campaigns since Apple’s “Get a Mac”. <a href=”http://adserver.adtechus.com/adlink|5159|429992|0|170|AdId=1943277;BnId=1;itime=145244750;ku=1102609;key=250;nodecode=yes;link=http://ad2.netshelter.net/jump/ns.betanews/articles;ppos=ATF;kw=;tile=2;sz=300×250;ord=123456789?” target=”_blank” ><img src=”http://ad2.netshelter.net/ad/ns.betanews/articles;ppos=ATF;kw=;tile=2;sz=300×250;ord=123456789?” border=”0″ alt=””…

Googles Android Continues To Crush Apples iPhone

“…According to ComScore, for the three months ending June 30, Android smartphone OS market share rose more than 5 percent — to 40.1 percent from 34.7 percent. By comparison, Apple share rose 1.1 percent to 26.6 percent. Research in Motion and Microsoft platforms lost share — 3.7 percent and 1.7 percent, respectively. Someone please explain to me what in this data shows “Verizon iPhone halted Android’s surge”. ComScore compiled the data from a sample of…