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iOS Smartphone Market Share Breaks 50% in US

Despite Microsoft’s efforts with Windows Phone, the two biggest players in the smartphone game continue to be Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android. Just when we thought that Android was on the rise, it appears that the iOS smartphone market share is actually growing, breaking the 50% mark in the United States.

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iPhone Heart Monitor Due Next Month: AliveCor Gains FDA Approval

The FDA has approved AliveCor’s iPhone Heart Monitor and will go on sale in the United States next month.

The AliveCor uses an iPhone 4 or 4s smartphone to record, display, store, transfer and evaluate singe channel electrocardiogram (ECG) rhythems. The Class II device consists of a self-powered case that attaches to the back of an iphone. The case communicates wirelessly with an associated heart monitor application on the phone.

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65% Off Angry Birds in Space Board Game

It’s based on the best-selling app, of course, but it has been licensed by Mattel to let you fling real (plastic) birds to destroy the structures erected by real (plastic) pigs. I’m not sure you can replicate the zero gravity environment of space, but you even get a space helmet in the package.

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Video Tube iPhone App Review

If you miss the old YouTube app on your iPhone, the Video Tube app may be just what you are looking for. Video Tube allows you to watch YouTube videos with an interface that is similar to the original iOS YouTube app. Though similar, Video Tube has a few extra features that may be of interest, but it also falls short in some important places.

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The $4500 Titanium Gresso Symbian phone no one will ever buy

When it comes to premium handsets, it may be all about iPhones and Androids these days, but every now and then there’s a product that pops up with a ridiculous price-tag usually made of a precious material like gold or diamond, but here, Gresso have manufactured a phone made of titanium. The phone runs on Symbian S40 and has a simple bar shape that we would have seen on mobiles maybe 5 to 10 years ago, and the innards are of a similar standard. The Gresso has a measly 30MB internal storage and an expandable micro SD slot for an extra 2GB, an FM radio, Bluetooth capability, media playback and a 2 Megapixel camera,

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Game Review: Kingdom Royale for iPhone

Freemium social games do not sound too attractive, but Kingdom Royale was definitely worth taking a chance on. And surely, I was not disappointed. Kingdom Royale is a medieval era resource and battle game where you can join up with friends or take over other players’ land. The game draws you in immediately and keeps you coming back for more. It is great for casual play if you want to jump in for a few minutes, but you can unlocks its full potential by purchasing the item needed to speed up gameplay.

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New Photos Suggest NFC is On Its Way to the New iPhone

When it comes to upcoming products, few have more excitement or speculation surrounding them then the iPhone does. We’ve seen batteries, faceplates and just about everything imaginable for the new iPhone so far- yet here comes yet another leak, this time including what might be an NFC chip.

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Although the New iPhone is Not Yet Announced, Chinese Retailer Starts PreOrders

Want to preorder the new iPhone? You can! – if the idea of preordering something from a Chinese e-commerce site a month over more before its reveal doesn’t bother you. The site is called Taobao and has no real information offered on the new iPhone, instead taking preorders completely out of faith it seems. You can reserve your new iPhone for a deposit of 1,00 yaun, or $160, or you can flat out purchase the unit for 6,999 yuan, or $1,100. The sellers can’t promise a specific delivery time though, so yah, sounds extremely legit huh?

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The new iPhone’s Motherboard Leaked?

We’ve seen quite a few ‘leaks’ of new iPhone parts lately, ranging from a unibody case to the new iPhone battery. This isn’t surprising, with an iPhone release event planned for September. Now we get another part leak, this time the new iPhone’s logicboard. Is it legit? It may be, but considering there is little labeling on the board, this is probably a prototype.

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Could the Unibody iPhone Shown by iLabs be the Real Deal?

Back in July, we took a look at a new case leak brought out by iLab Factory. At the time we talked about how the photo’s and video looked like a well-done early iPhone prototype. Now it seems that Ubergizmo has taken an in-depth look into the iLab Factory design and has come to their own conclusion, they believe this is likely the real deal.

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$10,000 for an Obsolete iPhone? Only on Ebay…

How much would you be willing to pay for obsolete technology that doesn’t hold a candle to today’s gear? A few bucks? Maybe nothing, right? If so, you certainly aren’t an ambitious collector with money to burn. Recently two sellers put up an original, first-gen iPhone in factory-sealed glory at the massive price of $10,000.

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The New iPhone’s Smaller Dock Connector May Only Have Eight-Pins

With so many reports backing up the idea of a smaller iDevice Connector, it pretty much seems like a done deal- but how small is this port exactly? The original reports suggested it was likely around 19-pins (instead of the current 30-pin layout), but this is in contrast to new reports that claim Apple is going even smaller with a sleek, 8-pin design.

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Sharp Confirms That New iPhone’s Screen Is Shipping This Month

harp has officially confirmed that it will be shipping the screens for the next iPhone this month at a special press briefing in Tokyo. Unfortunately, that’s about all we know for sure about the screen as Sharp President Takashi Okuda took a “no comment” stance on other questions about the screen such as its dimensions.

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Samsung-Apple Court Case Kicks Up Even More Photos Of iPhone And iPad Prototypes

The Samsung-Apple patent wars continue to push on at full swing revealing all sorts of dirt including Samsung ignoring Google’s warnings that their designs were too close to Apple, and internal memos that show that even the iPhone was actually influenced by earlier Sony-style designs. This war doesn’t seem to be slowing down and no real victor seems in sight, but at least all these court discoveries and findings are kicking up interesting prototype/mockups that help us see the clear evolution that took place as Apple designed its various iOS-based products.