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iOS gaining ground in US marketshare

iOS is catching up, and Android is slipping. This past Q2 reports are in, and the numbers are showing that Apple saw an increase of 2 million iPhone shipments, while Android saw a drop of nearly the same amount. Coincidence? Possibly. Also possibly not. The most recent numbers from Strategy Analytics are showing us that while Android is slowly losing…

Jony Ive talks at the British Embassy’s Creative Summit

Sir Jonathan Ive is surely one of the better known Apple employees. If you are an Apple fan in any way shape or form, you need to know who this guy is. In case you don’t though, Jony Ive is the Senior Vice President of Industrial Design at Apple. He is well known as the man who designs nearly every Apple product that you probably own. Ive recently…

Want to join the TiP crew? Here’s how to get involved

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As Apple vs. Samsung court case begins, more prototype sketches leak

Apple and Samsung have been fighting it out for a long time now. Cupertino was incensed by Sammy’s tactics of “slavishly copying” the iPhone and iPad in its smartphone and tablet designs. That said, courtrooms in various countries are hardly ruling in a consistent manner. In Germany the 10.1 tablet was banned, forcing Sammy to release the 10.1N to skirt…

“iPhone 5 housings” caught on video

As time goes by and the eventual 6th generation launch gets nearer, I’m trying my utmost not to let my excitement get the best of me. Last time many of us were severely disappointed with the 4S launch, and despite it being the most popular iPhone so far, it still didn’t meet our expectations. This year, all we’ve heard seems pretty realistic. There’s no…

More iPhone 5, iPod touch and iPad mini rumors emerge

Looks like the weekend was just too dull for many “sources” as yet more rumors are being spilled this Monday morning. One of iLounge’s informants this time has “confirmed” what an iMore source spilled a little while ago. Like iMore’s report, the release date for the new iPhone is slated for mid-September. Along with it will come two new Apple cases:…

Latest rumor: iPhone 5 release date, September 21st

iMore has heard from one of its “previously reliable” sources that the next iPhone will make its first appearance on store shelves on September 21st. According to the same informant, Apple will be holding the Keynote unveiling on September 12th (9 days earlier) and will not only launch the iPhone 5/6/whatever they call it, but will also be announcing…

Next gen iPhone parts fully assembled?

By now, the iPhone 5 rumor mill is in full swing. Sadly, the speculation being thrown out is all the same as what we’ve heard already. Still, don’t go assuming that it’s all fact just yet. We all need to keep in mind what happened last year with leaked cases/parts and “in the wild” spottings of what was supposed to be the iPhone 5. This year we’ve had…

Apple and Google bid for Kodak patents

Let the games begin! The patent games that is… Kodak is bankrupt, which means their intellectual property is now for sale. The camera has been an integral part of smartphone design for many years now, and so its no surprise that the worlds biggest smartphone manufacturers are gearing up to grab some handy patents that could see some big improvements to…

Apple Genius ads air during Olympic opening ceremony

Just in case you weren’t aware: the London 2012 Olympics kicked off last night. We saw James Bond and the Queen entering in dramatic fashion, we gazed in awe as some florescent butterflies rode around on bicycles, and gawped as Paul McCartney’s backing track went out of sync. If you’re in the States you will also have seen some new Genius ads by Apple….