iPhone 5 price cut at UK retailers, clearing stocks for iPhone 5S?

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UK smartphone vendors have cut the asking price of the current-generation iPhone, in a further sign that a new Apple handset is set to land in September. Three is now offering the iPhone 5 for £29 upfront and £32 per month on a two-year contract. This includes 500 minutes and 5,000 texts per month, plus unlimited data. Since then, ...

Actions for iPad app creates touchscreen experience for PC or Mac

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While some of the latest in touch-enabled tech, like the Acer Aspire Z3 or the Samsung Ativ-Q, is impressive enough to have us considering postponing that weekend getaway for a new touchscreen laptop, you can still take your vacation and have the touchscreen experience thanks to a $4 iPad app. With Actions for iPad, you can transform any PC or Mac into a ...

Microsoft says Facebook Home is “remarkably” reminiscent of Windows Phone

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Facebook Home is an Android add-on that's all about putting people ahead of apps. That concept, and implementation unveiled alongside the HTC First Facebook-oriented phone, sounds awfully familiar to Frank X. Shaw, Microsoft vice president of corporate communication. Shaw posted to the Microsoft blog that the theme of Home's presentation yesterday was 'remarkably similar to the launch event we did ...

Budget iPhone casing and iPhone 5S chassis captured

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The purported images of the alleged budget iPhone just don't stop pouring in. This newest one comes from Taiwanese AppleDaily who also claims to have a shot of the iPhone 5S aluminum chassis. According to the latest hearsay, the budget iPhone will be available in five colors - red, yellow, white, blue and green. The bezel surrounding the display will be ...

Intel CEO talks about ramping up mobile efforts, remains cautious on TVs

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In a recent interview with Reuters, Intel’s relatively new CEO, Brian Krzanich admitted that the company would begin to shift its focus away from desktop PC chips, for which the manufacturer is best-known. Instead, Krzanich says that it will step up its efforts on smartphone, tablet, and wearable electronics front, an area that it has admittedly not been diligent about ...

Google Reader is dead but the race to replace the RSS feed is very alive

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Today, July 1, marks the end of an era: Google Reader is officially no more. For those of you mourning this loss, we send our deepest condolences – it’s difficult, we know. You’ve grown used to this customized feed that pulls what you want from where you want. The death of Google Reader has, however, instilled a renewed interested in the RSS feed ...

Amazon and Apple call a truce in app store battle

Amazon and Apple have brought an end to two years of legal wrangling over the term ‘app store’. The internecine lawsuit has been abandoned by both parties after talks. Apple had been suing Amazon after the online retailer launched its own, Android-based ‘appstore’ in 2011. Steve Jobs argued at the time that the move was a deliberate attempt to trade on the name ...

HTC Butterfly S goes on sale in some stores in the US, Taiwan

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The HTC Butterfly S is HTC's second flagship in a short period of time and it's already on sale. Those early prices are not cheap but only a few stores even offer it officially. One we found is Overseas Electronics – the Butterfly S is available in Black, Grey, White and Red and is priced $850 (US only shipping). Another store, Negri ...

iPhone 5S colour options to match iPhone 4 bumpers, rumours suggest

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The fabled low-cost iPhone will come in the same colour options as the iPhone 4 bumpers available now on the Apple site, according to a Japanese blog. An insider cited by MacOtakara claims that the handset we’re choosing to call the iPhone 5S will be available in black, white, pink, orange and blue, which are the same colourways as Apple’s ...

Twitter for Android at last adds new reply composer, tweet sharing via direct message

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Twitter pushed out updates earlier this month for its Android and iOS clients, but Android users didn't receive the new reply composer that iOS users got. But on Wednesday, Twitter for Android was finally updated with the feature. According to the change log on the Play Store, Android users can now 'join conversations with a new reply composer'. Thebuilt-in Tweet composer ...
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