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Apple In-App Purchases Settlement Approved, Get Your Free $5 Now

Apple In-App Settlement

Did your child take your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch and then make in-app purchases without your knowledge? Apple has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit that was brought forth over its old in-app purchases. Under terms of the settlement, customers can file a claim for their share of the fee. Apple will credit… Read more »

iPhone 5 Coming To Virgin Mobile USA

Apple iPhone 5

Virgin Mobile USA will begin offering customers unlocked iPhone 5’s starting June 28. The contract-free smartphones will be made available in 16GB ($550), 32GB ($650), and 64GB ($750) options. The devices will not be cheap, but they will allow customers to take advantage of Virgin Mobile USA pricing. Plans start at $35 per month and… Read more »

Mark Zuckerberg Tours Samsung, Facebook Phone Rumors Start Up Again

Mark Zuckerberg Tours Samsung, Facebook Phone Rumors Start Up Again

Wide spread speculation is littering the Internet as news that Facebook co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg, has taken a trip to South Korea, the home to smartphone makers Samsung. Since Facebook Home launched in April this year, exclusively for HTC and Samsung handsets, rumors have been doing the rounds regarding whether Zuckerberg and Samsung will team up… Read more »

Sony Xperia Z Shipping In US Within Weeks, Exclusive To T-Mobile

Sony Xperia Z

The Sony Xperia Z is making its way to the United States in the “coming weeks,” and it will be available for sale exclusively through T-Mobile online and T-Mobile retail stores. The Xperia Z is a water-resistant smartphone that features a 5-inch 1080p “Reality Display” that is powered by the mobile Bravia Engine 2. Also offered on… Read more »

HTC One Arriving At Verizon This Summer

HTC One Smartphone

The HTC One may very well be the best built Google Android smartphone to hit the open market in 2013, and now the high-end phone and its decent reviews will make its way onto the Verizon Wireless network. The HTC One has become popular enough that Google will soon offer a stock Android version of… Read more »

Apple iPhone 5 And Low-Cost iPhone To Feature Multiple Colors

iPhone 5 Colors

Apple iPhone 5S and low-cost iPhones will be featured in multiple colors, according to a new rumor on the web. According to a rumor from Macotakara, the low-cost iPhone will feature a plastic shell instead of aluminum. The company claims that the plastic shell will make it easy for Apple to offer white, pink, green,… Read more »

Samsung Galaxy S III Update Leaked, Gets S4 Inspired Facelift

Samsung Galaxy S III

The Samsung Galaxy S III is expected to receive a facelift in the near future, and a leak of that upgrade has made its way online. Samsung will provide the new facelift with the release of the Google Android 4.2.2 ROM update. According to the new report, the ROM is currently being tested internally by… Read more »

BlackBerry Messenger Coming This Summer To iOS, Android Platforms

BlackBerry Messenger for iOS and Android

The BlackBerry Messenger application (BBM) is making its way from BlackBerry devices to both the Google Android and iOS platforms this summer. The announcement reveals that iOS and Android users will be able to download and use the app for free. The application will first debut with only core BBM functionality, which will then extend… Read more »

Apple iPhone 5S And Low-Cost iPhone Production Starting In June/July

iPhone 5S and Low-Cost iPhone Production

The Apple iPhone 5S and low-cost Apple iPhone will go into full production starting in June or July, according to a new report from Morgan Stanley. Analyst Katy Huberty met with suppliers in Hong Kong and Taiwan, and, based on those meetings, they claim a launch date sometime in September 2013. Recent rumors from Sharp’s… Read more »

iPhone Dominates In US As Android Wins Internationally

Google Android Sales vs iPhone

A new market share study from the team at comScore claims that Apple is winning in the US smartphone market while Google Android is helping the search giant win in virtually every other country. According to recently acquired data, Apple’s smartphone market share increased from 36.3 percent in Q4 2012 to 39 percent in Q1… Read more »