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Apple is closer than ever in overtaking Samsung as the world’s largest smartphone supplier

Apple is closer than ever in overtaking Samsung as the world’s largest smartphone supplier

Many analysts believe that Apple might be closer than ever in overtaking Samsung as the biggest smartphone vendor in the world.

Video: iPhone 6 beats 6 Plus and all its predecessors in speaker volume test

Video: iPhone 6 beats 6 Plus and all its predecessors in speaker volume test

If you’re a long-time iPhone user, you’ll know Apple makes improvements to its smartphone loudspeakers almost every year. It’s not too surprising, then, that the iPhone 6 has the loudest speaker so far — but how much louder is it then its predecessors? Find out in the video below.

Analyst predicts neutral performance from Apple’s stock due to high expectations

Analyst predicts neutral performance from Apple’s stock due to high expectations

While most analyst have raised their expectations from Apple’s performance in the last quarter of 2014, analyst Maynard Um from Wells Fargo has gone against the grain and estimates that the Cupertino company’s share prices will fall due to a “high sentiment bar.”

Report: Apple sold more iPhones in China than in the US for the first time

Report: Apple sold more iPhones in China than in the US for the first time

Apple will be reporting its fourth quarter financial results tomorrow, and many analysts expect the company to announce that for the first time it sold more iPhones in China than it did in its home market, the United States. 

Survey indicates demand for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus three months after launch is still strong

Survey indicates demand for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus three months after launch is still strong

According to a survey conducted by 451 Research, the demand for the new iPhones will continue to remain high in the first quarter of 2015, even though demand for Samsung’s devices will increase.

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus help Apple grab record market share in Samsung’s home turf

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus help Apple grab record market share in Samsung’s home turf

According to a report by Counterpoint Research (via Wall Street Journal), Apple has grabbed significant share of smartphone sales in the Asian markets since the launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

This Android-based iPhone 6 clone costs only $115

This Android-based iPhone 6 clone costs only $115

Every year, we see many OEMs release phones that closely resemble the design of the latest generation iPhone from Apple. However, the latest attempt from a Chinese OEM called Gold-East is probably the best rip off of Apple’s design that you will ever see.

New US and EU trade sanctions force Apple to terminate agreement with developers in Crimea

New US and EU trade sanctions force Apple to terminate agreement with developers in Crimea

Apple today has started sending out emails to developers residing in Crimea informing them that their developer agreement has been terminated effective immediately. This means that developers in Crimea will not be able to sell or even publish apps on the App Store anymore. 

New Snowden documents reveal how the GCHQ tracked iPhone users

New Snowden documents reveal how the GCHQ tracked iPhone users

In the past, leaked documents have revealed that NSA was able to use a backdoor to spy on iPhone owners, whose knowledge was denied by Apple, but was fixed by the company in iOS 8. Now, new data published by Der Spigel shows that the British spy agency — Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) — was able pull any data from an iPhone, even if the device itself was not compromised.

More than half the mobile devices gifted on Christmas were iPhones or iPads

More than half the mobile devices gifted on Christmas were iPhones or iPads

Every Holiday Season, Apple witnesses a significant jump in iPhone sales as friends and family buy iOS devices to gift to their loved ones. It looks like this year is going to be no different, with Apple’s gadgets accounting for 51% of the new devices activated during the week leading up to Christmas Day.