Tag Archive: Battle


Apple suppliers battle it out over iPhone’s AMOLED displays

Two Apple partners, Foxconn and Samsung, are battling it out to win orders to provide Apple with the next-gen displays for its future iPhones. Samsung is a leader in OLED display research and AMOLED production, and is reportedly “on the fast track” to build a dedicated facility with the sole purpose of supplying the high […]

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Android Pay takes its battle against Apple Pay to the U.K.

Android Pay, Google’s answer to Apple Pay, is finally expanding to new markets. Google has announced that the service will be making its debut in the United Kingdom “in the next few months,” and it will launch with support from a long list of banks and retailers. Contactless payment services are already ubiquitous in the […]

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Battle of the Jobs: Kutcher beats Sorkin at the box office

It’s no secret that Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs has been a massive flop in theaters, but an interesting comparison with the notorious Ashton Kutcher-starring biopic Jobs shows something surprising: Kutcher’s movie may ultimately emerge the box office winner. Steve Jobs has so far made $ 17.8 million at the box office since its […]

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iPhone 6s defeats $3k Nikon DSLR in 4K video battle

It’s no secret that the iPhone 6s is a pretty darn great camera, but how does it compare to a professional DSLR like the Nikon D750? In a recent 4K video shootout, YouTuber Lee Morris of Fstoppers decided to compare the two and, wouldn’t you know it, found that Apple’s next-gen handset pretty much owns the […]

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HoloLens will transforms your living room into a robot battle ground

Microsoft gave fans a glimpse of the future of gaming on HoloLens today with a demo of a new game under development called Project X Ray that lets you fight alien robots in your living room. It’s kind of like the X-Men’s Danger Room, projecting holographic bad guys all over your walls, couch, and ceiling […]

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Silicon Valley giants take Samsung’s side in legal battle against Apple

A number of Silicon Valley technology giants have backed Samsung in its legal battle against Apple. Documents confirm Dell, eBay, Facebook, Google, and HP all took the South Korean company’s side in a “friend of the court†brief on July 1.… Read more ›

Photographers add Foo Fighters to their Taylor Swift contract battle

Taylor Swift’s bold rant against Apple over royalties continues to echo in the ears of photographers. A quick recap . . . Swift used her Tumblr page to chide Apple for initially not paying musicians during the trial period of… Read more ›

Pharrell Williams is on Team Taylor in battle vs Apple Music

Pharrell Williams has been Apple’s BFF lately, but when it comes to the battle between Apple and Taylor Swift, Skateboard P is on Team Taytay. The eleven-time Grammy award winning artist spoke at the Cannes Lions Festival today (where Apple… Read more ›

Android M vs. iOS 9: A battle of the giants

Google I/O and WWDC have been and gone, and Google and Apple have laid out the plans for their next major platform updates — Android M and iOS 9. Now that we’ve had a chance to let those announcements sink in, it’s… Read more ›

Star Wars v. Star Trek in a battle over nerd supremacy

If the fight card featured the urbane intellect of Capt. Jean-Luc Picard against Darth Vader and his command of the Force’s Dark Side, who would win? We won’t spoil it for you. One fired the fatal shots, but the other… Read more ›