iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C and iOS 7 Reviews from big guys

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The reviews for the latest Apple devices and software are out.

Reviewers, journalists, and critics alike have ripped the foundations and fundamentals of Apple’s latest creations — the premium iPhone 5s, the low-cost iPhone 5c, and the next-generation iOS 7 software — and given their verdict.

Here are snippets of some of the other reviews from around the Web late on Tuesday:

iPhone 5s

AnandTech’s Anand Lal Shimpi gave a deep and thorough 13-page review of the premium Apple smartphone. The highest praise fell on the hardware features, notably the Apple A7 processor and M7 motion controller, which was described as “futureproof.” But some criticism fell in what Apple missed out, like as a slightly larger display, which in his view had “room for another sweet spot above 4-inches.”

While I don’t believe the world needs to embrace 6-inch displays, I do feel there is room for another sweet spot above 4-inches. […] If you prefer iOS for your smartphone — the iPhone 5s won’t disappoint. In many ways it’s an evolutionary improvement over the iPhone 5, but in others it is a significant step forward.  Continue reading

iPhone : the most profitable product in America

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Apple’s share price might be tumbling and its margins might be squeezed, but the company still holds one title that it likely won’t lose anytime soon: Apple makes the most profitable product in America. MarketWatch this week put together a slide show (sorry) of the eight most profitable products in America. There are plenty of longtime profit powerhouses on the list such as Coca-Cola soda and Marlboro cigarettes, but Apple’s iPhone now sits atop the pile thanks to its 40% margin and sky-high sales volumes. For those who want to see the full list of America’s most profitable products, the full slide show is linked below in the source section. Continue reading

‘Age Of Empires’ and many other in iOS

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Microsoft may not be the most friendly group of folks out there when it comes to working with other companies – particularly Apple.  But according to a report from Nikkei (via Reuters), the company is nevertheless planning to bring one if its most popular PC and console games to Apple’s mobile platform – Age of Empires!

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iPad Mini Retina display production in Q3 : IHS

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When we saw iPad Mini for first time, we though it would be amazing but many of us didn’t buy it because there was no Retina Display.Panel production for the high-resolution Mini will be “less than 3 million” units in the third quarter, Sweta Dash, senior director of LCD research at IHS iSuppli, told CNET. Taiwan-based DigiTimes reported Friday that Pegatron will begin production of the next-gen Mini tablet in August. Continue reading