Tag Archive: Rivals


Rivals pile on to mock Apple’s ugly iPhone battery case

Apple made a minor design faux pas with its newly-launched iPhone Smart Battery Case, so of course all of the company’s rivals are doing the mature thing and getting on with their own work, knowing that joining the pile-on will only come back to bite them. Wait — that’s not what’s happening at all! In […]

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How Microsoft’s ambitious new Lumia 950 phones compare to rivals

Microsoft’s new Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL have arrived, with high-end specifications, iris recognition technology, and the latest Windows 10 software. But do they have what it takes to persuade you to give up Android or iOS? Find out in our in-depth comparison below. We’ve put the Lumia 950 and 950 XL up against rival devices […]

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Tim Cook calls on rivals to copy Apple (on renewable energy)

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple CEO Tim Cook is urging competitors to copy Apple in the fight against climate change. Speaking today at the BoxWorks 2015 conference at Moscone Center here, Cook said Apple’s rivals should copy its efforts to run their operations entirely on renewable energy. “We are very focused on the environment,” he said. […]

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How iPhone 6s stacks up against Android rivals

Despite being identical to their predecessors, iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are much-improved in almost every way. But do they have the specifications they need to take on the latest Android-powered smartphones we’ve already seen this year? Find out in our comparison below, which compares Apple’s next-generation iPhones with rivals like the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, the […]

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Former Apple and Samsung employee dishes dirt on rivals’ innovation

Apple and Samsung are bitter rivals in the tech industry that make a lot of the same type of products, but when it comes to innovation, the two are complete opposites. Arno Lenior is one of the few people on the planet who’s worked at both companies, and while Samsung gets a bad rap for […]

Jimmy Iovine explains why Apple Music leaves rivals in the dust

In a new interview, Beats cofounder and Apple exec Jimmy Iovine says that once Apple Music finds its groove, there’s going to be no way for rivals to compete with it. Iovine stresses the service’s human focus is Apple Music’s not-so-secret weapon, saying that, “Curation is a big thing to us, and no one is going […]

Jimmy Iovine explains why Apple Music leaves rivals in the dust

In a new interview, Beats cofounder and Apple exec Jimmy Iovine says that once Apple Music finds its groove, there’s going to be no way for rivals to compete with it. Iovine stresses the service’s human focus is Apple Music’s not-so-secret weapon, saying that, “Curation is a big thing to us, and no one is going […]

Apple wants to stop rivals ripping off one of its most iconic retail store designs

In the West, the most iconic Apple Store is probably the company’s glass cube for its Fifth Avenue flagship store in New York. In the East, however, arguably Apple’s most recognizable retail outlet design is the 30-foot glass cylinder used for both the company’s…

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How Cupertino’s rivals plan to survive the Apple Watch

In the business world, Apple entering your product category is a little bit like a tsunami crashing into a home aquarium. What had previously seemed like a nice, small and self-contained ecosystem suddenly runs the risk of being obliterated by…

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iPhone 6 beats its biggest rivals in smartphone camera tests

Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus carry the best smartphone cameras you can buy right now, according to the camera and lens experts at DxOMark. Both devices achieve an impressive rating of 82 out of 100, beating the Samsung…

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