When it comes to iPhone clones, one knockoff “competitor” is pretty famous for its tenacity. GooPhone has officially announced the GooPhone i6, and as you can see, it shares quite the resemblance to a still unannounced device.
Logitech announced on Wednesday that it will be adding three new smartphone accessories to its product lineup, including the slim and ultra-protective Protection+ case for iPhone 5s. The case features a hard polycarbonate outer shell with flex-resistant corners that are shock absorbing, safeguarding your device from the elements.Â
Building upon a recent study that found the iPhone to be the most popular smartphone in the first quarter,Â Counterpoint Technology Research Firm has published a list of the best-selling smartphones across 35 countries in May. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the iPhone 5s once again took the top spot on the list.Â
For those wondering how fast Apple’s next-generation Apple A8 chip could be, G for Games has shared potential new details. According to the report, the Chinese media has been going rampant over a rumor that theÂ Apple A8 system-on-a-chip could remain dual-core with a clock speed of 2 GHz or more.Â
The state-run China Central Television on Friday called the iPhone’s “Frequent Locations” feature a “national security concern” during its noon broadcast, claiming that the location-tracking function could allow for those with access to the data to gain knowledge of China’s “state secrets” and other sensitive information.Â
While it is widely perceived that Apple is a worldwide leader in software and customer engagement, sometimes referred to as the “Apple Magic,” the latest numbers from mobile metrics firm Flurry reveal that Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has been stealing some of its thunder. Read ahead to see just how well the “Apple of China” is doing.
Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn recently went on a hiring spree, recruiting a record-breaking 100,000 employees from mainland China to assist with production of the iPhone 6. Then, a few days ago, it was reported that the iPhone maker was adding 10,000 robots to its assembly line to help automate the process. But if you think robots are going to be replacing humans, that does not appear to be the case.Â
Last year, Apple launched its iPhone “Reuse and Recycling”Â program,Â whichÂ allowsÂ customers to trade-in their old iPhones in exchange for store credit that can be used to upgrade to a new iPhone.