Apple cooking up an all-glass iPhone, new patent suggests

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The USPTO (US Patent and Trademark Office), has recently awarded Apple a new patent called, “fused glass device housings.” The patent describes a device fully encased in “a glass housing structure.”

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“An electronic device may have a glass housing structures. The glass housing structures may be used to cover a display [...]

Samsung says iPhone owners are ‘Wall Huggers’ in new Galaxy S5 ad

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Thanks to the Samsung Galaxy S5’s power saving mode, you can squeeze out more juice for hours from a battery that is about to go dead. If ever the battery of the smartphone dies on you, you can always replace it with another fully charged battery since its batteries are removable. Sadly, this isn’t the [...]

Tim Cook talks about bigger screens on iPhones and ‘crappy’ Android tablet experience

In an interview with Wall Street Journal, Apple CEO Tim Cook talked about bigger screens on iPhones and the Android tablet experience, calling it “crappy.”

Talking about when Apple will make the iPhone sport bigger screens like the competition, Cook said, “What we’ve said is that until the technology is ready, we don’t want to [...]

Apple to offer mobile payments?

Given the number of iPhones and iPads in the hands of millions around the world, you must be wondering when Apple will offer mobile payments. After all, it is more convenient paying for stuff with your mobile device than taking out your credit card. According to a report, the Cupertino firm is looking into offering [...]

Foxconn assembles 100 units of prototype iPhones sporting sapphire screens, according to report

According to a report, Foxconn has completed the assembly of 100 units of prototype iPhones that sport sapphire-coated screens.

The news comes to us courtesy of Chinese-speaking AppleDaily, which was spotted and translated by AppleInsider. According to the site, “The testing is said to have taken place at a Foxconn-owned factory in the Longhua district [...]