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Review: iPad Air Hardware Impressions

The tablet market is very crowded these days, and even though Apple maintained the market leadership when it comes to overall tablet app selection as well as sales figures of any specific device, Android is pulling up fast. It’s not…

Preview: iOS 7 beta – a step in the right direction

It’s flat! Or is it?! Apple made the long awaited step and finally presented an completely overhauled iOS version at this years WWDC. As many rumors suggested they entirely revamped the look of iOS. The best way to see how…

Review: Tech21 Impact Snap Case with Cover for iPhone 5

When it comes to smartphones I’m not a big fan of using covers, but there are some instances where it makes sense to add extra protection for your phone. If you are carrying your phone in a bag like a…

Review: The Apple iPad and iOS experience from an Android users view

We have a handful of interesting mobile OS out there with iOS, Android, Windows Phone and the upcoming Blackberry OS 10 update. And even though all of them have their pros and cons, iOS stands out as the mobile OS…

The next round of smartphone wars has started: iPhone 4S and Galaxy Nexus fight for the throne

Apple presented the iPhone 4S a few weeks ago, and Google followed by announcing the Galaxy Nexus device made by Samsung. There were many rumours about an iPhone 5 and therefore some people were initially disappointed by the lack of…

Android marketshare in US reaches 39%

The latest data from Nielsen indicates that Android currently takes the crown regarding mobile OS market share with 39%. Apple and RIM follow with 28% and 20% respectively. Windows Phone 7 has about 9%, while webOS and Symbian basically have…

Iphone 3G S impressions

So Apple finally released their IPhone 3G S to the public. And it wasn’t the big bang as a lot of Apple fans hoped for. The new IPhone is not a revolution, but merely an evolution of the old versions….

Pros&cons of the Iphone

We have to give apple credit for actually introducing a touch screen device to the mass market. In the pre-iphone era you could primarily find either geeks or business users working with touchscreen/stylus devices. There wasn’t any average mobile phone…