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Apple's iPhone 6: Bigger screen may prompt more data consumption

Apple fans have long suffered from large-screen envy as the smartphone maker has resisted the urge to increase the screen-size of its iconic iPhone. But rumors are that the Cupertino, Calif., company is close to giving in to temptation with plans for an iPhone 6 whose screen could run as large as 5.5 inches, with a smaller variant that might be offered simultaneously coming in at 4.7 inches. But along with larger screens could come higher wireless data consumption, which mobile operators, depending upon their network's capabilities, may meet with cheers or jeers.

Rumor Mill: Google to launch Google Fit health tracking service

Google is planning to follow Apple in the mobile health monitoring market and will launch a service called Google Fit to collect and aggregate data from fitness trackers and health apps, according to a Forbes report.

Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile to launch new Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablets

Samsung Electronics unveiled two new high-end tablets to challenge Apple's iPad and lined up strong U.S. carrier support for the gadgets.

Report: Device financing boosts sales of high-end iPhone 5s

An uptick in U.S. wireless customers using device financing plans has led to an increase in sales of the  more expensive Apple iPhone 5s among customers who activated iPhones, according to a new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.

What may stop Apple's App Bundles from bringing joy to developers

We talk about downloads, we talk about installs, but I, for one, never hear about people going "shopping for apps" in an app store. That may soon change for the iOS crowd.

Developers on Twitter don't seem to mind Apple's move to reject 'incentivized' apps

If you can't buy love, you shouldn't be able to buy installs by offering incentives to watch videos or share on social media, according to a number of developers who commented on Apple's recent moves in its App Store.

Report: U.S. grabbed one-third of LTE smartphone market in Q1

One out of every three LTE smartphones shipped globally in the first quarter came to the United States, according to a new research report, another indication of the country's continued leadership in the LTE market.

The quickest way for app developers to make use of Apple's Swift language

Maybe it's the kind of inside joke that will only make sense to the mobile app market, but it also points to how Apple's introduction of a new programming language, Swift, will have a ripple effect on the developer community as a whole.

Is Google cooking up an Android answer to Apple's iBeacon technology?

Google is reportedly working on a new feature for its Android platform that mirrors many aspects of Apple's location-aware iBeacon technology, according to an  Android Police  report.

Rumor Mill: iPhone 6 to contain faster LTE support, NFC and wireless charging

Apple's next iPhone will sport an improved LTE radio that can support faster theoretical peak speeds, Near Field Communications technology, wireless charging and a much bigger screen, according to a  VentureBeat  report.