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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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Study suggests GALAXY S 4 display matches iPhone 5 quality

Study suggests GALAXY S 4 display matches iPhone 5 quality

According to research study by Displaymate Technologies, the display on the new Samsung GALAXY S 4 significantly trumps the display on the Galaxy S III, and matches the iPhone 5's Retina display. Screens from all three phones were put under the microscope anad compared with one another, comparing brightness, subpixels, and a number of other factors.

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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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Plastic iPhone shell appears in leaked photo

Plastic iPhone shell appears in leaked photo

This morning a single photo of what very much appears to be the fabled low-cost plastic iPhone. This device has been said to be appearing later this year in a collection of colors for a price that will allow Apple to not only sustain iPhone sales on the whole, but to expand to markets previously unavailable to them due to the cost of producing the standard iPhone. This case may well also be just that - a case.

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Twitter Music iPhone app hands-on

Twitter Music iPhone app hands-on

Today the Twitter #music app has been launched for iPhone and the web. While you'll be able to use this app on your iPad and iPod touch, right here at the start it's really an iPhone-specific interface - and yes, you'll not be seeing an Android app for some time. Right out of the box you'll find that this app shines forth with four distinct ways for you to discover and share new music.

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Pelican ProGear iPhone 5 Vault Review

Pelican ProGear iPhone 5 Vault Review

The end-all be-all protector for the iPhone 5 is here - if you want to get rugged with Apple's current hero phone, the Pelican ProGear Vault is going to be the one you want to pick up. What you've got here is a full-cover case made by Pelican to protect you against essentially anything: water, shock, and dust included. You can get it in a variety of color combinations, too!

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Businessman from Hong Kong spends $15 million on diamond encrusted iPhone 5

Businessman from Hong Kong spends $15 million on diamond encrusted iPhone 5

There are several companies out there who can build incredibly expensive mobile phones for incredibly rich people. One of the names that spring to mind is Vertu. Vertu is a company that makes some very expensive mobile phones that use precious metals such as gold and platinum as well as diamonds and other gemstones to create customized and very expensive mobile phones. There are also other companies for the wealthy to turn to for blinged out smartphones.

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T-Mobile’s first day iPhone sales exceeds all expectations

T-Mobile’s first day iPhone sales exceeds all expectations

T-Mobile was more than pleasantly surprised when it discovered that in almost all of its 3,000 stores across the nation, people were lining up in order to purchase an iPhone. It was the only major carrier to not sell the iPhone. Even prepaid carriers like Virgin Mobile USA and Cricket got their hands on the iPhone before T-Mobile could. T-Mobile tried to play things off by saying it didn't need an iPhone because it had a large selection of Android devices that were even better than the iPhone, but yesterday's turnout proved otherwise.

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T-Mobile iPhone 5 now available

T-Mobile iPhone 5 now available

Late last month, T-Mobile announced that the iPhone 5 would be hitting the carrier's network, and we later found out that April 12 would be the day that T-Mobile users could snatch Apple's latest device. Today is that day, folks. For just $99 down, you can pick up a T-Mobile iPhone 5, marking the first time that T-Mobile has officially carried the iPhone.

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Apple “killer iOS app” tipped with new web-based service

Apple “killer iOS app” tipped with new web-based service

Like sands in the hour glass, these are today's Apple tips and leaks - starting with an analyst note passed on after a meeting with Apple executives, chock-full of suggestions for the future of the company. First off, it would appear that Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty has made it clear that Apple may be releasing a new "killer iOS app" later this year. Before we go any further, it's important that we all pause and read the two most important words read thus far: analyst and "may".

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When Do Smartphone Screens Become Too Big?

When Do Smartphone Screens Become Too Big?

I have a problem. I own a smartphone – an iPhone 5 – that comes with a nicely sized, 4-inch screen. When I surf to Web sites, I’m able to see whatever I want. When I go to the iTunes Store and buy a movie or two, I can enjoy them without any trouble whatsoever. For me, the 4-inch screen is an ideal size.

Then again, I thought the same with my former iPhone, which came with a smaller 3.5-inch display. I thought for sure that I wouldn’t need a larger screen. But when I got my hands on the bigger display, I decided otherwise.

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