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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… Read more ›

If you fancy yourself an expert on abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols, you might want to have a go at Name It!, a new trivia game that focuses on those three things (known collectively — and somewhat awkwardly — as “AASs”).…

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The fourth-generation iPad with its dual-core A6X processor was certainly no slouch, but it looks like one when you put it up against the new iPad Air. Thanks to that new 64-bit A7 chip, the iPad Air is an incredible…

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Apple exerts more control over cellular networks than any other technology company on the planet. If a carrier wants to sell the iPhone they have to pay Apple a heft subsidy. Before getting the iPhone 5 to run on their LTE network, Apple has to come around and make sure it doesn’t suck before they enable LTE on the iPhone or iPad.

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IOS Completely Embarrasses Android In HTML5 Speed Tests

Given the numbers, LG might be better sticking to physical displays of 3-D like this one at the Mobile World Congress last week. Photos Charlie Sorrel (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)

IOS runs HTML5 games a crazy three times faster than Android, according to a study by Spaceport.io. The tests were run on various hardware and software combinations, both for Android and iOS, and the results are pretty startling. And there’s an even  [Read More…]

Whether its a lost iPhone prototype in a San Francisco bar or an internal information leak that quickly descends upon the tech blogosphere, there are no shortage of sensitive information exposure risks that Apple has to guard against. The first line of defense, naturally, is to hire trustworthy employees who will retain confidential information and company secrets. But when you’re a company as large as Apple, policing the integrity of employees is never easy. Of course,  [Read More…]

Do you feel like you have to be just a huge honking moron to use Internet Explorer instead of a superior browser like Safari, Chrome or Firefox? That might not just be hyperbole: a new study has found that the IQ of people using IE is lower than the average of those using competing browsers.   Vancouver based consulting company Aptiquant recently did an experiment in which they offered  [Read More…]

Apple’s latest lineup of MacBook Air ultraportables are not only significantly faster than their predecessors, but thanks to those new Core i5 and i7 processors, they also beat the high-end 2010 MacBook Pro in early benchmark tests.   According to the Geekbench benchmarking tools, the late 2010 13-inch MacBook Air, with its 1.86GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, scored 2681; while the 11-inch model with its 1.4GHz Core 2 Duo processor achieved  [Read More…]

Apple Tests iPad 3 Retina Displays from Samsung, LG

Apple’s third-generation iPad could boast a display that goes way beyond full 1080p HD, according to a new report. The Cupertino company is said to be testing 2048×1536 displays from both Samsung and LG that would finally bring a Retina display to its much-loved tablet.   Despite rumors that Apple is shifting its component supply away from Samsung after a collection of recent legal spats, the two companies may continue to partner  [Read More…]