Kostas Lazaridis

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How to find out your MacBook battery cycle count

The life expectancy of a notebook battery is mostly based on the battery cycle count. Once that battery cycle count has reached the limit set by the …

5 tricks that will supercharge your iPhone in 5 minutes

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Scott Pruitt

Are you planning on switching to iPhone for Apple Watch?

In a recent survey, thirteen percent of respondents who didn't own an iPhone said they'd consider buying one just to get an Apple Watch. Apple's CEO, …

iPhone market share hits all-time high in China

The iPhone 6 has helped Apple shatter sales records worldwide, and nowhere is it bigger than in China. According to a new report from Kantar, Apple’s smartphone market share in China is at an all-time high of 27.6 percent.<p>China Mobile accounted for 59 percent of iOS sales in the country from …

Keeping your spending in check with Google Play credit

Taking away your IAP keys<p>Google Play wants you to use a credit card for all of your purchases. And while that makes perfect sense, it's not always …

Google Play

Samsung’s Galaxy S 4 starting to see Lollipop update in India

While we’re still waiting on Samsung to get its Lollipop update pushed out to all variants of the Galaxy S 5, last year’s flagship is beginning to …

Yota to bring its two-faced smartphone to China

The Russian YotaPhone 2 is heading to China. Yota, the company behind the dual-screen smartphone, has landed a deal with distributor Potevio who will …

Mobile

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910C) receiving Android 5.0 update in Poland

The <b>Samsung Galaxy Note 4</b> (<b>SM-N910C</b>) is the latest to receive the Android 5.0 update. The update has been spotted on the Polish models of the …

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Phones

New renders and schematics for Samsung Galaxy S6

Another day, another day closer to MWC 2015 must mean new leaks about the Samsung Galaxy S6. Today some of the best renders and schematics we’ve seen …

Electronics Industry

Google Plaso could be new voice-activated mobile payment system

A new report from <i>The Information</i> indicates Google has started testing a new mobile payment solution called “Plaso”. The system apparently relies on a …

FinTech

LG will launch the G Flex 2 in Singapore next month

LG has announced that its set to launch its second-generation curved, self-healing smartphone, the G Flex 2, in Singapore next Month. The handset …

Mobile Technology

Geek fixes MacBook by drilling holes in it and cooking it in the oven

One of the programmers over at iFixit was having heat issues with his MacBook pro and as people from that site are wont to do, he decided to fix it …

MacBook

How to Turn Off Push Notifications for a Particular App on the iPhone

If you don’t want constant notifications from Facebook or a guilty pleasure game (cough, cough, Candy Crush), there are two ways to adjust the settings for your app notifications. The first way is to access the app’s settings. The second way is through the notification settings on your device. …

Apps

My Must-Have iPad Apps, 2014 Edition – MacStories

<i>For the past four years, I've been running a series called My Must-Have Apps that, once a year, collects all the apps I find indispensable to get work done on my iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Considering changes to my daily life and workflow, this year will only feature my must-have iPad and iPhone apps.</i> …

Apps

Apple hands out MacBook Airs, iPads, Beats headphones in 2015 "Lucky Bag" promotion

For its New Year's Fukubukuro "Lucky Bag 2015" promotion in Japan, Apple doled out big-ticket items like 11-inch MacBook Airs, iPads, iPods, Apple …

MacBook Air

5 predictions about the coming Apple Watch

This may be the strangest list of technology predictions you’ll read all year.<p>That’s because they’re all about just one product: Apple Watch.<p>If this …

Apple Watch

Only 5% of US iPhone users say they’re very likely to buy an Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is on its way. Who’s going to buy it?<p>Over the past week, Quartz polled 811 US smartphone owners using SurveyMonkey Audience. (Methodology details are below.) And it seems many are waiting to see the watch in person before they decide to buy one.<p>Low interest<p>The first Apple Watch will …

Smartwatches