Tag Archive: Disappointing


iPad Pro sales may be off to a disappointing start

Apple may be hoping that the iPad Pro can help turn around its flagging tablet sales, but according to a new report sales are off to a somewhat disappointing start — with just 49,000 units selling in the first month in Apple’s much-emphasized China region. It is likely that the high price of the device, […]

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Apple slashes iPhone 6s prices in India after disappointing sales

Apple has slashed the price of the iPhone 6s in India, reportedly after lower than expected sales over Diwali. The handsets are now at least 16 percent cheaper than when they first launched two months ago — with the the basic 16GB iPhone 6s now costing between Rs 52,000 and Rs 55,000 ($ 785 – $ 830), down […]

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Samsung’s super-sized iPad Pro competitor to pack disappointing specs

Samsung’s super-sized iPad Pro competitor will come packing painfully disappointing specifications, according to the latest leak. The slate’s 18.5-inch display is to be accompanied by a speedy octa-core Exynos processor — but it’s lacking in RAM, cameras, and motion sensors. Recent rumors suggested Samsung’s giant tablet, which is to be called the Galaxy View, would be a […]

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Lenovo’s new iPhone 6 clone is disappointing under the hood

Lenovo’s new Sisley handset may not feature the protruding camera and unsightly antenna bands that were criticized in some corners about the iPhone, but don’t let it be said that this is entirely an iPhone 6 carbon copy without the… Read more ›

iWatch battery life might be disappointing, source claims

Details of the iWatch’s features have been trickling out the rumor mill in the lead up to next week’s event shedding light on the new fitness, homekit, and payments features Apple’s first wearable will include, but according to a report… Read more ›

Analyst projects disappointing iPhone 6 sales on opening weekend

Apple is expect to launch a tsunami of new products this fall, starting with next week’s official unveiling of the iPhone 6, and while you’d think with the rumor mill hitting all-time new heights of crazy iPhone 6 sales will… Read more ›

Candy Crush not so sweet after disappointing earnings

We may be in something of a golden age for iOS gamers, but Candy Crush maker King isn’t reaping the benefits quite as much as it had hoped. With revenue shrinking, and having been unable to recapture the lightning in… Read more ›

Production problems lead Foxconn to disappointing July earnings

Despite its role as a manufacturer for the eagerly-anticipated iPhone 6, Apple manufacturer Foxconn has announced July as being responsible for its lowest monthly earnings since March 2013. Surprisingly this comes not long after Foxconn posted record earnings of $ 131.82… Read more ›

Why iTunes Radio Is Disappointing [Opinion]

itunesradio_hero_2xWith last week’s iOS 7 launch, Apple also released iTunes Radio, its long-awaited internet radio service that’s available for free on all iOS devices and iTunes on the desktop. While iTunes Radio was thought to be a Spotify-killer before Apple’s Eddy Cue unveiled it at WWDC in June, how it works is more similar to […]

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Bike-On GPS App Is As Disappointing As Most Cities’ Cycling Infrastructure

Bike-On is a turn-by-turn GPS app for cyclists. Unfortunately, like a bike lane that dumps you in the middle of a busy intersection, it is half finished. And to continue the metaphor, you’re probably better off just using a car GPS app.

I tried the app on both an iPhone 5 and an iPad mini (non cellular, non-GPS) and it won’t work on either. Which is a shame, as it really is easy  [Read More…]