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OPPO Find 5 vs iPhone 5: brands’ top-tier mobile devices clash

OPPO Find 5 vs iPhone 5: brands’ top-tier mobile devices clash

With the OPPO Find 5 seeing a surprising amount of interest in the forums and across-the-ocean mobile carriers of the world this month, it comes time to compare to one of the other most-searched smartphones on the planet: the iPhone 5. Both devices are the hero smartphone for their manufacturer, and both work with the newest (or ever-so-close to newest) mobile operating system available to them. Other than that, they're quite a bit different from one another.

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Flagship smartphone displays put under the microscope – literally

Flagship smartphone displays put under the microscope – literally

The race to offer a mobile device with the best display possible seems to have no end line, with companies pushing out ever higher-resolution, sharper, brighter screens on their highest-end handsets. Likewise, the battle between which flagship devices have the best displays have raged betwixt consumers, with fans of various devices touting reasons why their favorite device is best. Taking a perhaps more scientific approach, the folks over at Gadget Guy have put the most popular handsets' displays under the microscope - literally.

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Verizon iPhone 5 discount rumor suggests new model incoming

Verizon iPhone 5 discount rumor suggests new model incoming

The iPhone 5 has been out on the market for roughly seven months, but the phone has never seen a big discount on any of the carriers. However, that could change very soon, as it's rumored that Verizon will be discounting the iPhone 5 by $100 starting at mid-month. This could possibly hint that a new iPhone model is incoming, as Verizon looks to possibly clear some inventory to make room for new stuff.

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Low-cost iPhone in Apple’s future as iPad mini succeeds

Low-cost iPhone in Apple’s future as iPad mini succeeds

As the next release from Apple approaches after the most recent change in Apple's approach with a smaller-sized iPad in the iPad mini, analysts have suggested that a lower-cost iPhone has become inevitable. What Mark Moskowitz and Gokul Hariharan of J.P. Morgan have suggested this week is Apple's approach toward a segment in the market hit by the iPad mini since its release last year. As the iPad mini took the middle-market between the $199 tablets and the $499 tablets popular last year at this time, so too will Apple move in on the mass market once more with a new lower-cost iPhone.

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iPhone spreads as US Cellular says it will offer Apple devices this year

iPhone spreads as US Cellular says it will offer Apple devices this year

US Cellular will offer the iPhone later this year, the regional carrier has confirmed, finally jumping onboard Apple's bandwagon as it hunts new smartphone subscribers. Announced alongside US Cellular's latest financial results, there's still no exact date for when would-be subscribers will be able to find the iOS handsets in-store; however, the carrier does leave the door open to offer Apple's 3G/4G-enabled iPads, too.

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Google Now for iPad and iPhone hands-on: Exclusivity Ends

Google Now for iPad and iPhone hands-on: Exclusivity Ends

This week the until-now Android-exclusive system Google Now reaches out to iOS inside the Google Search app for Apple's iPad and iPhone. Both versions are tuned to the display size they appear on, with sets of "cards" appearing in a single column for iPhone and a set of two columns for iPad. These cards contain information about current events and the environment around the user based on their search history and interests.

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New iPhone 5 advert plays up camera cred

New iPhone 5 advert plays up camera cred

Apple may have come under fire from a few new devices on the mobile photography front, but the company's latest iPhone 5 advert is keen to highlight that the smartphone (and its predecessors) takes more shots every day than anything else. The spot - which you can see after the cut - wastes no time on words, instead showing users all around the world using their iPhone to capture memories.

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Apple Q2 Earnings tip 37.4 million iPhones sold aside 19.5 million iPads

Apple Q2 Earnings tip 37.4 million iPhones sold aside 19.5 million iPads

This quarter has certainly been decent for Apple with iPhone and iPad sales that eclipsed the company's numbered from one year ago. While you'll want to see the major numbers surrounding Apple's massive $43.6 billion in revenue in an article just published on SlashGear a moment ago, you'll find that Apple's iPhone units sold aside it's massive amount of iPads pushed in the past three months to be astounding on its own. This quarter's results boasted a cool 19.5 million iPads sold and 37.4 million iPhones sold in the three months ending on March 30th, 2013.

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