Apple Reports 12% Growth in Profit; Stronger iPhone Sales

In its third quarter report, Apple has posted 12% growth in profit along with strong sales of the iPhone 5. However, iPad sales slunk for the company. The company said that they sold 35.2 million iPhones in the quarter ended June 28, up 12.7% from the same period last year. However, it is a little lower than analyst expectations. While most of their sales were in the United Sales, BRIC markets–Brazil, Russia, India and China–also showed higher sales for the iPhone. Higher iPhone sales led to greater Q3 profit at $7.75 billion, up from $6.9 billion in the same period last year. Revenue rose 6% to $37.4 billion. This is the second quarter of double-digit percentage growth in iPhone sales for Apple.

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iPhone 6 Expected Features 10 MP Snapper and Retina Display 2, Release Date Unknown

Rumored Specs and Update on Release Date of Apple’s Flagship iPhone 6

Cupertino-based tech major Apple is gearing up for its next flagship device, iPhone 6. Needless to say, the iPhone 6 has already been surrounded by a sea of rumors regarding its screen size and other specs. Primary focus of these rumors has been on the likely increase in the next model’s screen size. However, a new report that surfaced lately suggests that the iPhone 6 might also get enhanced camera features. Most speculations related to iPhone 6 only mentioned of enhancement in screen size and this is certainly something most iPhone fanatics are keenly awaiting. According to the new report, the upcoming iPhone will be armed with a 10 megapixel primary shooter. It is claimed that the expected device will have an f/1.8 aperture along with interchangeable lenses that is similar to the present model housed with 8 megapixel snapper although with a narrower aperture of f/2.2. This report also [+more]

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Top 5 Reasons Why Apple iPhone 6 Towers Over Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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With Apple’s next-gen smartphone iPhone 6 all set to unveil next week, let’s stack it up against Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to see how it towers over the latter. Size Sporting a 5.7-inch display, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 looks like a giant device as compared to Apple iPhone 6’s rumored 4-inch screen. This means the former will be heavier and thicker, hence less pocketable in contrast with the latter. Software The iPhone 6 will run on apple’s upcoming iOS 7 operating system whereas the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will run Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface. However, Apple is speculated to add some extra exciting features including improved camera choices and a fingerprint reader. Longevity Apple will continually offer regular updates to its iOS 7, which users will enjoy till the firm comes out with iOS 11. However, Samsung has failed to show any such commitment [+more]

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Low-Priced iPhone 5C: Top 5 Things You Wants To Know About The Apple iPhone 6 Cheaper Version

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Just as we hear a cheaper iPhone is on the way this month, thrill has already set in. Speculated to be called the iPhone 5C, certain rumors have revolved around the device. Let’s take a look at speculations involving Apple’s upcoming cheaper iPhone.    Apple iPhone 5C Body The cheaper iPhone 5C might come encased in a plastic or polycarbonate body, instead of aluminum and toughened glass. Apple iPhone 5 C Color The iPhone 5C might sport several rainbow color choices including black, white, blue, pink, red or yellow. Apple iPhone 5C Cost The low-budget iPhone 5C might hold the price tag, ranging in between $300 to $500.  Apple iPhone 5C Display The device might roll out with either a 3.5-inch, 4-inch or 4.5-inch screen size. It might hold a low resolution of 1,136 x 640 pixels. Apple iPhone 5C Release date Apple’s event scheduled for 10th September is expected [+more]

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Apple iPhone 6 To Walk Out With Motion And Gesture Controls; To Cut Off The Wings of Samsung Galaxy S4

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Following the rumors surrounding Apple’s iPhone 6, the latest speculation points towards the Xbox 360 Kinect-like motion sensor technology incorporated in the firm’s next-gen smartphone. Walking on the similar lines as Samsung Galaxy S4, certain reports hint that the iPhone 6 might roll out with motion and gesture controls. Apparently, Apple is in talks to purchase Primesense, a firm that brought Kinect to the Xbox 360 in partnership with Microsoft. Nevertheless, even if the deal doesn’t work out, the Cupertino Calif.-based firm might include mid-air motion gestures in its devices including the iPhone, the iPad, Mac and Apple TV. Apple is expected to house the iPhone 6 with faster and better A7 quad core processor, running iOS 7 operating system. Rumors also point towards the storage capacity of the iPhone 6, which is expected to hold internal memory of 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB. Considering the other device, Apple is [+more]

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Apple iPhone 5S: To Steal The ‘S’ Mark From The Bestseller Phone Samsung Galaxy S4?

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A new day, a new rumor. As per the latest breeze in Apple’s den, the firm’s upcoming iPhone5S will roll out with the same design as its predecessor but will reportedly hold a ‘S’ mark. Expected to launch two new smartphones in September, the web is crammed with anticipated specifications and images of Apple’s iPhone 5S and low-cost iPhone. The speculations hint towards a built-in fingerprint scanner in the devices. Apple likes to surprise its users with new features and innovation. The iPhone 5S is expected to roll out with a twist in design. Anticipated to hold a 13-megapixel camera, Apple, we hear might include a dual-LED flash and LTE-Advanced, a 4G LTE radio. Considering the leaked mages, the iPhone 5S will carry an aluminum frame with a 4-inch 326ppi (pixels per inch) 1,136 x 640 Retina Display. Apple might include an updated processor in its forthcoming device, launching it [+more]

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Could This Be Revolutionary Apple iPhone 6:High-tech Display To Hide Camera in The Device?

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Technology giant Apple, we hear is working on to improve looks and user interface of its upcoming iPhone. Certain rumours are buzzing around, indicating that the Cupertino Calif.-based firm is planning to equip its handset with a display that can hide components such as a camera, strobe light, and a finger print reader, with the ability to pop up from user interface as per users’ requirement. Apple reports, “Placing components that would typically be found on the surface of an electronic device enclosure behind a transparent display may increase the surface real-estate of the enclosure for a larger display or additional components.” Offering a seamless overall design, this feature would embed the components such as a biometric sensor and hidden camera behind the display of the iPhone. For this new system, Apple gives the credit to Benjamin Rapporport, Fletcher Rothkop, Jeremy Franklin, Christopher Stringer, Stephen Lynch, John Ternus, Scott Myers, [+more]

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Apple iPhone 5S and Low-budget iPhone to The Lead Ahead of Samsung Galaxy S4?

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Apple’s launch of a new device is always followed by rumors and speculations. Apparently, the latest to join the league is the release of the low-budget iPhone and iPhone 5S, which it seems will hit the shelves this September. The Cupertino Calif.-based company loves to experiment with new designs and innovative features to make its products appealing to consumers. This was apparent with the iPod Touch that Apple launched in six stimulating color choices. Certain rumors point out that Apple might use the design of its iPad Mini in its next version of tablet- iPad 5. The speculations hitting the corner, hint out that Apple plans to release the iPhone 5S and low-budget iPhone in different choices of colors instead of usual black and white. These rumors state that the low-budget iPhone might come out in different color choices including navy, gold, white, orange, gray, pink, green and blue but [+more]

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Get ready for an Amazing Camera Experience in Apple iPad Mini 2, iPad 5, And Apple iPhone 6

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Even though we still don’t know when Apple’s next generation iPhone, iPad and iPad Mini 2 will finally see the light of the day, what we do know is that Apple loyalists can look forward to powerful cameras and new and exciting camera features in them. Our speculation is based on a new patent filed by the company at the U.S Patent and Trademark Office during Q1 of 2012. We can also expect these features to be a part of the brand new iOS 7, and possibly even other devices from Apple like the iPod, iMac and the MacBook. Patently Apple reports that Apple has filed for four patents for different devices like phone, personal data assistant, portable music player, monitor, TV, laptop, desktop and tablet. The patents would help enhance the camera’s abilities toward color balancing and correction. It could also make the images as good as those clicked [+more]

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Apple iPhone 5S Vs LG Optimus G Pro Vs Samsung Galaxy S4: Turned Inside Out—Not Impressive

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Wonder how the iPhone 5S will look like from within? Here is a snippet that could get you talking. Despite knowing that the iPhone 5S would just be an upgrade and not a new avatar from Apple, I still wanted it to surprise me with new bits. But my thought crumbled right at the time I spied the same processor from iPhone 5 punched into the 5S. Perhaps a silver lining in the cloud comes in the form of a quad-core A7 processor coupled with a promise of 2GB LPDDR-800 RAM. However, before going overboard on the amazement this holds for users, remember—this is just a probability. Perhaps prayers could translate the same into reality. Multitasking might get groovier on the iPhone 5S. in a market flooded with so many kings—Samsung Galaxy S4 LG Optimus G Proand the Sony Xperia Z—Apple indeed needs to climb up the ladder to wear the [+more]

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