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Study: iPhone 5S is the #1 Smartphone in 35 Countries, Including the U.S.

Counterpoint Technology Research has released its latest report, in which it lists the top ten smartphones sold worldwide in May 2014. Despite being 8 months old, Apple’s iPhone 5S tops the charts in 35 countries, with Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S5 coming in a “quite distant number two.” Of the total top ten list, Samsung has four devices to Apple’s three, including the iPhone 5c and the iPhone 4s.

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Another interesting takeaway that Apple will surely take note of: three of the top ten devices on the list are phablets, accounting for 40% of the total smartphone sales in May...

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Walmart to Slash iPhone 5C and 5S Prices to $29 and $99 Friday

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Walmart will cut the prices of the iPhone 5C and the iPhone 5S to $ 29 and $ 99 with a two-year contract Friday, a company spokesperson told CNET.

The savings amount to $ 20 (down from $ 49) for the iPhone 5C and $ 50 (down from $ 149) for the iPhone 5S, with the offer starting in Walmart stores at 9AM local time

These are the prices for the 16GB versions of the devices; the prices will be lowered for 32GB variants as well, claims Engadget, but the details on that weren’t made public yet

Additionally, Walmart will also lower the price of the fifth-gen iPod Touch 16GB — from $ 209 to $ 195 — on Friday Read more…

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Is hating on the new Galaxy the new hating on the new iPhone?

 Is hating on the new Galaxy the new hating on the new iPhone?

The vicious cycle of rumors, upgrades and lofty expectations.

We have a problem. By we, I mean all of us. The media, the carriers, the manufacturers, and the customers. That problem is expectations, how we pump them up, and how we react when they aren’t met.

The rumor cycle leading up to recent device launches has been particularly vicious. I can’t tell you how many times I saw “bigger” thrown out there in anticipation of the iPhone 5s launch, or how insane the rumors were of a 2K display for the Samsung Galaxy S5 (I had a 1500-word editorial in the waiting just for the occasion).

We were spoiled by the first few generations of the modern smartphone...

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Learn ASL On Your iPhone Or iPad From Marlee Matlin

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You probably recognize Marlee Matlin.  She is an award winning actress who I first got to know as Joey Lucas in The West Wing, but is currently a regular on Switched at Birth on ABC Family.  Fun fact: Marlee Matlin is the only deaf performer to win an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, which she won for Children of a Lesser God (Wikipedia).

Marlee has developed an app that teaches American Sign Language.  This app, Marlee Signs, is currently only available on iTunes for the iPhone and iPad.  The app itself is free, but there are in app purchases for specific lessons for $ 1.99.

 Learn ASL On Your iPhone Or iPad From Marlee Matlin

Because of the visual nature of sign language, it is much more difficult to learn from a book.  Marlee knows this, because this is how she communicates...

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