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On Samsung’s home turf, iPhone 6s pre-orders are selling out within minutes

It may not have done so well in India, but on Samsung’s home turf, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are doing gangbusters business. In South Korea, in fact, iPhone 6s preorders sold out within minutes of becoming available. The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus became available for preorder in South Korea on Friday through […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Samsung tries to buy its way onto Apple Pay’s turf with LoopPay

Samsung has bought its own Apple Pay competitor with LoopPay, a U.S. startup that makes cases and accessories for wirelessly transmitting card data with a magnetic signal. First rumored back in December, Samsung will allegedly integrate LoopPay’s technology into its…Read more ›

iPhone 6 is doing better than ever on Samsung’s home turf

Thanks to Apple’s continued success in Japan, and Tim Cook’s big push to expand into China, everyone forgets about one of the most revealing markets the iPhone 6 has scored big in: South Korea. Why is South Korea so revealing?…Read more ›

How Android Wear can beat the Apple Watch on its own turf

When Google announced Android Wear back in July, the company showed the world what a great smartwatch platform should be like. With a simple user interface and all the right features, it highlighted the flaws in almost every other wearable we had already…Read more ›

Apple Sales Surpass 1 Million iPads in Samsung?s Home Turf of Korea

Everyone knows the iPad is dominant in the tablet market, including being more popular than its Android counterparts. According toThe Korea Herald, Apple is estimated to have sold more iPads than Samsungs Galaxy Tab even in the competitors home market of South Korea. It has been said that the iPad 2 drove sales to roughly 700,000 units sold in 2011 alone in Korea and sources in the industry are saying that the actual number could  [Read More…]

Microsoft Steps on Apple Turf with First Northern California Store

Microsoft opened doors on its first retail store in California just a few steps away from an Apple store. Apple employees at the Westfield Valley Fair mall in Santa Clara must have had a strong sense of dj vu watching people camp outside waiting for the doors to open on Microsofts 4,000-square-foot shop today. I feel bad for those guys in Apple, said Blake Contreras, a 12-year-old from San Jose  [Read More…]

Apple Invades RIMs Home Turf with Waterloo Retail Store

Apple already has around 20 stores in Canada, the latest will open Aug. 13 in Waterloo, Ontario hometown of beleaguered BlackBerry maker Research in Motion. As RIMs fortunes decline and Apples ascends, the store becomes a metaphor for the long-running battle between the smartphone foes. Although an obvious poke in RIMs corporate eye, the Waterloo store will open in the citys Conestoga Mall. The doors open at 9:30am. The move is  [Read More…]