Monthly Archives: October 2012

HTC One X+ review: it’s the One X, and then some (video)

A spec bump in the middle of a product cycle? All the cool cats do it these days, even if they risk alienating customers who just bought what they thought was this year’s flagship device. HTC has actually played this …

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Five iPhone 5s in five days: win a 16GB AT&T model with custom Engadget case, courtesy of Cafepress!

Need ideas for a holiday present for that special someone? We know your significant other would be completely enamored at the sight of a beautiful white custom iPhone 5 case… adorned with Engadget’s logo on it (the actual iPhone 5 …

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Foxconn Profit Surges in Third Quarter

TAIPEI — Shares of Hon Hai Precision Industry of Taiwan jumped Wednesday after Hon Hai, the main manufacturer of Apple products, posted a sharp increase in quarterly net profit, lifted by Apple’s new products. But strong early gains were later …

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T-Mobile boss threatens to quit Austria: paper

VIENNA | Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:39am EDT VIENNA (Reuters) – T-Mobile Austria could slash investment or even withdraw from the country if it is not allowed to compete with rivals that get frequencies needed for fourth-generation LTE mobile products, …

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Foxconn shares up on profit rise

30 October 2012 Last updated at 21:53 ET Hon Hai which trades as Foxconn is the world’s largest contract manufacturer Shares of Hon Hai Precision Industry, a major assembler of Apple products, rose after strong iPhone and iPad demand lifted …

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Apple’s iPad mini packs full-sized punch but screen inferior: reviews

Customers gather outside an Apple store before the release of iPhone 5 in Munich early September 21, 2012. Credit: Reuters/Michael Dalder SAN FRANCISCO | Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:56pm EDT SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s entry in the accelerating …

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iPad review (late 2012)

Welcome to the new new iPad, same as the old new iPad. Well, mostly, anyway. It was less than eight months ago that Apple grafted a Retina display onto its world-conquering tablet, giving every other slate on the market resolution …

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Data hungry apps revealed with Onavo Count, free usage tracker for iOS

Onavo Releases Onavo Count, the App Store’s Only App Data Usage Counter! Menlo Park, CA – October 30, 2012 – Today, Onavo announced the release of Onavo Count, the first and only app for iOS that provides users with transparency …

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iPad mini review

The iPad mini has been rumored for nearly as long as the original iPad has existed, but it wasn’t clear early on how many of those rumors were based on fact and how many were based on hope. Hope, that …

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Apple iMessage sees second outage in a week, iTunes UK follows suit (update: back up, in theory)

Apple may have a lot of iMessage users, but it has also had its share of teething troubles as the chat service (and iCloud) grows. That’s certainly been true this month: Apple has confirmed that, for the second time in …

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