official iphone 5c 1The iPhone 5c is like a happy middle between the iPhone 5 and the iPhone 5s. It isn’t as powerful as the iPhone 5s, but it is a tad newer than the iPhone 5, so for those who’d rather not buy the iPhone 5s, they had the iPhone 5c to consider. Unfortunately the device wasn’t exactly the most well-received, with Tim Cook admitting that the low sales were unexpected.

However it turns out that there were markets in which the iPhone 5c was doing well in, and it seems that it is over in the UK. According to the Kantar Worldpanel’s latest numbers, it was revealed that prior to the iPhone 6 being launched, the iPhone 5c was actually the best selling smartphone in the UK for the month of August. Read full post →iPhone 5c Found To Be Selling Better Than The iPhone 5s In The UK



hong kong protestAs you might have head, there are protests going on in Hong Kong regarding mainland China’s decision to approve candidates ahead of elections, which many claim makes a mockery out of democracy. China has reportedly banned Instagram from being used in China to block out the photos taken in Hong Kong, but according to new reports, that’s not all they’re doing.

It seems that there are some who are speculating that the Chinese government could be installing spyware on the phones of protesters in Hong Kong. This is done through a fraudulent message sent in WhatsApp, asking users to download an app designed by Code4HK, a group of pro-democracy programmers. Read full post →Protesters In Hong Kong Reportedly Targeted With Malware


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logitech type case 640x213Typing on a virtual keyboard is fine if you’re just sending simple messages or want to type a URL to go to a website. However for longer documents and emails, a physical keyboard tends to be more comfortable, not to mention familiar. Well if you’re the owner of the iPad Air, you might be interested to learn that Logitech has recently announced their new Type+ case for your tablet.

This isn’t the first keyboard case that Logitech has announced for mobile devices, so we guess this is just another alternative for you to consider. According to Logitech, the new Type+ case will offer protection both on the outside and the inside of the case, and has also improved upon its keyboard. Read full post →Logitech Type+ Keyboard Case For The iPad Air Announced


apple iwatch front ui 640x360The Apple Watch is said to enter mass production in January and is pegged for a possible release around Valentine’s Day in 2015. The device is one that is highly-anticipated, despite the fact that there have been several smartwatches released into the market ahead of the Apple Watch, but given that it is Apple, the hype is understandable.

That being said, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster recently advised in a note to his clients that they should expect conservative sales of the Apple Watch during its first year. He claims that “consumer application may be limited initially, until developers begin to create useful applications for the watch.” This is similar to the iPod which took a couple of years before it became the icon that it did. Read full post →Analyst Predicts 10 Million Apple Watch Units To Be Sold In 2015


To the layperson, the iPhone 5s and the new iPhone 6 both have WiFi, but if we were to take a closer look, the iPhone 6 has 802.11ac WiFi, while the iPhone 5s has 802.11n WiFi, with the former allowing WiFi speeds up to three times faster than that of the latter. Well to put it to the test, the folks at iClarified have put together a video to show just how fast the new iPhones’ WiFi is compared to its predecessor. Read full post →iPhone 6 WiFi Speed Gets Compared To The iPhone 5s


htc recamera fcc 640x382Come 8th of October, HTC will be hosting an event in which we expect the company to announce a new product in the form of the “RE Camera”. While HTC has not explicitly stated what the product is, hidden images spotted on HTC’s website has revealed it to be some kind of periscope-like action camera that can be worn and taken underwater.

That being said, it seems that the device has recently been spotted at the FCC, although unfortunately it seems that the FCC filing does not tell us much about the device, save for a rough diagram as you can see in the image above. However the diagram does confirm the shape of the device, which like we said resembled a periscope. Read full post →HTC “RE Camera” Stops By The FCC


dropbox update image 640x384If you’re the type of user who relies heavily on their SD card in their phone, you might be pleased to learn that Dropbox has recently announced an update to their Android app in which SD card file transfer support has been added. This means that in the event that your phone’s storage is full, you will be able to move files from Dropbox to your SD card directly, thus making it a smoother and more efficient process. Read full post →Dropbox For Android Updated With SD Card File Transfers


verizon logo stone wallA few months ago, and much to the disappointment of Verizon’s remaining unlimited data plan customers, the carrier announced that come October they would be throttling the speeds of some of its users who might be excessively using data. This naturally did not sit well with Verizon’s customers and the FCC who believed that Verizon had an obligation to uphold.

Well the good news is that it looks like the throttling of data will no longer be happening. Verizon has recently released a statement in which they wrote that they will no longer be implementing the throttling of data to its unlimited customers, which aren’t that many at the moment as the carrier has since done away with the plans, which only leaves those who have been grandfathered into the plans. Read full post →Verizon Backtracks On Data Throttling Plans At The Last Minute


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It seems that while iOS 8 has brought about a host of new features and improvements to the iOS platform, it also looks like the operating system has come with its fair share of bugs that are causing a lot of issues for its users. Earlier with iOS 8.0.1, the update was pulled as it was reported to have caused Touch ID and cellular service to stop working.

An update has since been released but according to new reports, it looks like iOS 8’s woes are not at an end. Multiple user reports have claimed that iOS 8 is causing a number of Bluetooth connectivity issues, particularly with their vehicle’s audio system. This comes from users who have either upgraded to iOS 8 or have bought the new iPhones. Read full post →iOS 8 Reportedly Causing Bluetooth Connectivity Issues


smartmat 640x334When we think of yoga mats, we tend to think of a rubberized surface that you can roll up, tuck under your arm, and head to a yoga class with. It’s simple, it’s portable, and it gets the job done. However it seems that some people have decided that the humble yoga mat could do with a tech upgrade, which has resulted in the SmartMat.

The SmartMat is essentially a yoga mat that will communicate with your mobile device via Bluetooth. From there it will be able to recognize that you are practicing yoga and will also be able to offer the user real time feedback as well as personalized instructions. This is done through sensors that have been embedded into the mat and will be able to guide users through audio and visual cues. Read full post →SmartMat Interactive Yoga Mat Blows Past Its Indiegogo Goal In 24 Hours