Tag Archives: Mobile

Stay connected better while driving with Mobile Home [Review]

If you drive a lot, such as myself, something you may do is use your phone while driving. We all tend to admit that it isn’t the safest thing to do, however we all (or at least, most of us) seem to do it anyway. With this, however, I found that I was keeping my eyes on the road more than before because I was using Siri instead of holding my phone in my…

iPad Air takes home award for ‘best mobile tablet’ at MWC

Mobile World Congress is one of the most prominent mobile phone and tablet conventions in the world. Every year the Global Mobile Awards are awarded during Mobile World Congress, and sometimes the awards are given out to companies who, strangely, are not even in attendance at the congress. This year, Apple, a company known for not attending MWC, was…

Tim Cook hands out autographed iPhones at China Mobile Launch, promises “great things”

The iPhone has finally been launched on the world’s biggest carrier, China Mobile today, and Tim Cook made a special appearance at the launch to surprise some lucky customers with autographed iPhones. China Mobile’s deal with Apple has been up in the air for over a year, and with one false launch already coming to pass, some wondered whether Apple would…

Moment Lens launches on Kickstarter, looks awesome for mobile photography

Mobile photography is something that many people are beginning to take advantage of. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc are all beginning to become centered around media, including photography (obvious for Instagram). Other companies, such as ōlloclip, currently offer attachment iPhone lenses that you can place over the camera of your iPhone in order to be…

Spotify app updated with free streaming feature

Spotify announced recently that it would be allowing limited free streaming on mobile devices, and today that update has landed on the App Store. You can shuffle artist pages and you can shuffle playlists, etc. On tablets, you can use Spotify just as if you had the currently “premium” account features, letting you play any song. The new update, which brings…

AAPL climbs $18 following China Mobile announcement

Following the confirmation that Apple’s iPhone would be launched on China Mobile’s 3G and 4G networks in the new year, AAPL has climbed 18 points. Apple made the official announcement yesterday, following last weeks uproar over the iPhone launch that never was. The launch was rumored to be taking place on December 18, but when the event didn’t…

Apple and China Mobile deal is a go, carrier to get iPhone starting January 17th with pre-registration starting December 25th

If you happen to be a China Mobile subscriber, or someone who has been looking to switch to the largest carrier in the world, then Apple has a Christmas present for you. Cupertino and Beijing have just announced that the partnership will officially begin offering the two newest iPhones on China Mobile’s 3G and 4G network starting January 17th, 2014. That’s…

China Mobile deal delay could be due to low iPhone 5c demand

China Mobile and Apple are rumored to be very close to a deal, with talks going back and forth and a pre-order page even appearing prematurely on China Mobile’s site at one point. Well, according to a new report, one of the reasons that the deal may not be completely secured yet is because of iPhone 5c demand – or lack thereof. Apparently the iPhone 5c…

China Mobile iPhone no-show prompts 1.8% fall in AAPL

Apple’s stock dipped by 1.8 percent in pre-market this morning, following China Mobile’s failure to launch the iPhone on its network today. Despite lack of official confirmation, today was widely accepted as the day that China Mobile would begin carrying the iPhone on its network. It was already confirmed that 4G would be launched today, and China Mobile…

Apple and Samsung combined take 109% of mobile industry profits

Figures from Canaccord Genuity have emerged today showing that Apple and Samsung combined to take an estimated 109% of profits in the mobile industry in Q3 of 2013. It’s no secret that Apple and Samsung dominate the mobile market, yet these numbers are truly staggering. According to the report, Apple took 56% of the operating profits for “feature phones…