Cheaper iPhone To Feature Plastic Backing, Reportedly Scheduled For Late 2013 Launch

by Tanner Marshon January 15, 2013
A recent report from Digitimes provides additional details pertaining to the recently revived cheaper iPhone rumor. As suggested by their “supply chain” sources, the new, unannounced basic iPhone is said to be constructed from a plastic enclosure as opposed to the glass and aluminum materials used on the latest iPhone 5.


Untethered Jailbreak After 6.1, Cheap iPhone 5S, 40 Billion App Downloads, iPhone Sales & More

by Tanner Marshon January 11, 2013
Welcome to the hundred-and-twenty-second episode of my series entitled¬†BestTechInfo and Rumors! In this episode I discuss the status of the iOS 6 untethered Jailbreak, a rumor pertaining to a cheap iPhone model, Apple’s App Store surpassing 40 billion downloads, iPhone sales and more.¬†

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Phil Schiller States Cheap iPhone Models Will ‘Never Be The Future Of Apple Products’

by Tanner Marshon January 10, 2013
In a recent interview, released by the Shanghai Evening News, Phil Schiller (Apple’s marketing chief) addressed the newly-resurrected rumors of a cheaper iPhone model. Earlier this week, Digitimes publicized information pertaining to Apple developing a cheaper, more affordable iPhone for emerging markets – reports from both the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg were released shortly […]

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Apple Now Locks App Screenshots For The App Store Due To A Popular Scam

by Tanner Marshon January 10, 2013
Yesterday, Apple announced on their iOS Developer Portal, that screenshots added to App Store listings will be locked in place once apps have been approved. While its seems like a rather insignificant, small update it’s actually quite the opposite. This new revision will effectively shut down a widely-used scam tactic that some developers have utilized […]

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Apple May Release A Less-Expensive iPhone Later This Year

by Tanner Marshon January 8, 2013
According to new reports from the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and Digitimes, Apple may be planning to to introduce a low-cost iPhone with a new design sometime within the second half of this year, effectively targeting emerging markets.

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AT&T Announces ‘Best-Ever’ iPhone Sales For Q4 2012

by Tanner Marshon January 8, 2013
Today, ahead of their official earnings announcement later this month for the fourth quarter of the 2012 fiscal year, AT&T announced that the company has sold over ten million smartphones in Q4 alone with the “best-ever” iPhone and Android device sales.

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Apple’s App Store Passes 40 Billion Unique Downloads, Nearly 20 Billion In 2012 Alone

by Tanner Marshon January 7, 2013
Today Apple announced that their App Store has reach another incredibly impressive and rather astonishing milestone since its launch in 2008. Surpassing over 40 billion unique downloads, excluding “re-downloads and updates”, nearly half of the App Store’s total downloads took place in 2012 alone – in March of 2012, the total downloads exceeded 25 billion.

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Next-Generation SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Boasts 10Gbps Transfer Speeds

by Tanner Marshon January 7, 2013
Recently, the trade organization responsible for the USB 3.0 specification announced a new technology upgrade that boasts even higher data transfer speeds over the older spec. The new, modified ¬†iteration of SuperSpeed USB 3.0 promises to deliver a data transfer rate of up to approximately 10Gbps. The new upgrade will bring a significant speed boost […]