iPhones may never get sapphire displays

iPhones may never get sapphire displays
Before the release of the immensely successful iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the rumour mills were turning fast and all fingers were pointing to the suggestion that Apple would be creating its newest device using a sapphire display.Given that the company had invested $578 million with GT Advanced Technologies, which makes sapphire components, to build a factory in Arizona, it seemed pretty much a…

Samsung Galaxy A5 – what to expect

Samsung Galaxy A5 – what to expect
We all know by now that the world of the smartphone is constantly changing, and the moment a company releases a new handset, you can bet that they are already at work on the next major, upgraded release.Today it seems that Samsung’s ears must be burning as rumours are circulating, thanks to a Kazakhstan-based retailer Technodom, about the next offering in the A range, which…

Android 5.0 Lollipop – what we know so far

Android 5.0 Lollipop – what we know so far
The long awaited Android 5.0 Lollipop update has been announced, offering a plethora of new features and improvements, making it much more efficient, faster and better for your battery.However, there has still not been an official launch date for the update and once it does launch, it is essentially up to each individual smartphone manufacturer to incorporate it into their devices. This means that even…

Amazon sees loss from failed Fire Phone

Amazon sees loss from failed Fire Phone
Electronic commerce company, Amazon, has had a rather unfortunate third quarter as it has reported a major financial loss.The American based company has released its figures for its third quarter and its losses have actually increased to $544 million (AU $621 million), compared to last year’s loss of $25 million (AU$22 million).This loss is startlingly worrying given that it has increased 20 times in the…

You will be able to pay with your iPhone within the next few weeks

You will be able to pay with your iPhone within the next few weeks
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were, arguably, the most highly anticipated release in smartphone handset this year, with rumours surfacing every week or so in the lead up to Apple’s announcement.However, good things come to those who wait, and the smartphone giant is really sticking by this mantra by waiting until after the iPhone 6 release to open up the world of Apple…

HTC One M8 Eye rumours

HTC One M8 Eye rumours
That old rumour mill is busy working again, and after the hype that surrounded the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, this time the HTC One M8 Eye is in the spotlight.With invites having been sent out by HTC for an event that has been called ‘Double Exposure’, which will take place on Wednesday October 8th in New…

Blackberry’s Passport sells out

Blackberry’s Passport sells out
The newly announced Blackberry Passport has not only seen interest rise again in the Canadian company, but it has also seen its newest device run out of stock.Blackberry’s chief executive officer, John Chen, announced the company’s first quarter earnings for 2015, stating that not only did the Blackberry Passport sell out just hours after going on sale, but another 200,000 orders were placed for those…

What is actually inside the iPhone 6?

What is actually inside the iPhone 6?
Following the release of the highly anticipated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, you may find it slightly alarming that someone would want to actually open up their brand new handset. But that’s exactly what the team at iFixit did when they got their hands on Apple’s latest creation.Firstly, after opening the iPhone 6, the team were surprised by how similar the layout was to…