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Use Blackberry 10 on iOS!

As the Blackberry rolls into the U.S, bringing with it the brand new OS, Blackberry 10, BB has announced a new and exciting way for iOS users to catch a glimpse of BB10 on their own devices. By visiting Blackberry.com/glimpse iOS users can actually use Blackberry’s latest operating system via their web browser, experiencing features such as the…

[Rumor] AT&T and Verizon looking to acquire Vodafone

Rumors today suggest that US giants AT&T and Verizon are considering a joint takeover bid to acquire stakes in Vodafone, the worlds second largest carrier after China Mobile. According to reports from the Financial times, the deal would see Verizon acquire a 45 percent stake in Vodafone’s US operations, with AT&T acquiring the remaining…

Spotify for iOS now compatible with Ford SYNC AppLink

Spotify has today updated its app for iOS, bringing with it support for Ford’s SYNC AppLink platform. Verion 0.6.2 is now compatible with Ford’s in car system, which allows users to control supported apps on their smartphones by using voice commands or buttons on the steering wheel. The update release states: Now you can listen in your car with the…

iPhone 4 & 4S get 25% price cut in Brazil

Apple has dropped the prices of both the iPhone 4 and 4S in Brazil, offering savings of 25%. The moves comes as Apple looks to increase sales in its biggest market in South America. The price cut, which came into effect yesterday sees the price of the iPhone 4 drop to R$544 (269 USD) for the 8GB model, and the price of the iPhone 4S drop to R$840…

T-Mobile LTE carrier update for unlocked iPhone 5 coming on April 5th

Last week, T-Mobile US was the talk of the town. Not only did it light up its first LTE markets, it also announced its new “UNcarrier” plans and the T-Mobile iPhones. We already heard that the T-Mobile iPhone 5 was going to be a pentaband device, compatible with all of Tmo’s HSPA+ and LTE bandwidths, but for those looking to use unlocked iPhones,…

Apple/Samsung chip production contract coming to an end, TSMC taking over for the A7 chip?

It’s not the first time we’ve heard it, but it does appear that Apple and Samsung’s long-standing component manufacturing partnership is coming to an end. It’s hardly surprising considering the number of legal battles and animosity between the two giants of the smartphone market. For years, Samsung has been building Apple’s custom chips for its iDevices….

iPhone “rubber-banding” patent invalidated by USPTO

Steve Jobs famously promised to patent absolutely everything after losing a high-profile legal battle in the mid-noughties. Sure enough, Apple stuck to his word, and virtually everything you see from Apple, be it hardware or software has a patent applied for it. One of the most contentious was the “rubber-banding” patent which the company has used…