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Topic: iPhone

SoftBank shows massive income growth behind demand for Apple's iPhone

10/31/2013, 11:10 am

Japanese telecommunications company SoftBank on Thursday reported a robust 29 percent year-over-year jump in net income for its mobile division, which the carrier attributes primarily to sales of Apple's iPhone.

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Sprint sells 1.4 million iPhones in Q3, edges slightly into profitability

10/30/2013, 10:10 am

Despite a net loss of more than 300,000 customers, Sprint backed its way into a $383 million profit for the fiscal third quarter of 2013 and posted strong sales of Apple's handsets.

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Apple earned more than Samsung, LG, Nokia, Huawei, Lenovo & Motorola's mobile shipments combined

10/30/2013, 08:10 am

With sales of "just" 33.8 million iPhones, Apple earned more than Samsung's entire mobile unit (which includes PCs, netbooks and tablets) plus the mobile phone hardware divisions of LG, Nokia, Huawei, Lenovo and Motorola, too.

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Apple confirms battery issues with some iPhone 5s units, blames manufacturing error

10/29/2013, 08:10 pm

An small number of iPhone 5s owners are experiencing problems with their new handsets, seeing markedly shorter battery life than Apple's advertised specifications.

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Amazon planning 2014 smartphone with advanced 3D gesture & eye tracking input - source

10/29/2013, 04:10 pm

Amazon has partnered with a number of Asian compact camera module makers for advanced sensors that could allow 3D gesture and eye tracking input on a new smartphone launching next year, AppleInsider has been told.

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Rumor: Big-screen 'iPhone 6' coming Sept. 2014, Apple to focus on one-handed use

10/29/2013, 08:10 am

Yet another rumor claims Apple is planning to launch a new iPhone with an even larger display late next year, and that the company may promote the so-called "iPhone 6" as the first big-screen phone able to be operated with just one hand.

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iPhone 5s represents 3.8% of all iPhones in use, US has highest 5c adoption rate

10/28/2013, 01:10 pm

Newly released data shows that the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c already account for more than 5 percent of all iPhones in use, while the mid-range 5c has seen the highest share of adoption thus far in the U.S.

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In-depth review: Apple's iPhone 5c running iOS 7

10/28/2013, 08:10 am

Apple's iPhone 5c delivers a colorful new option in an improved, mid-level iPhone intended to compete against $99, subsidized Android phones.

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First look: Redesigned ChargeCard, the ultrathin USB-to-Lightning charging cable

10/27/2013, 12:10 pm

The ChargeCard USB-to-Lightning accessory has seen a slight redesign with subtle improvements intended to make it more durable and easier to use. Here's a first look and quick overview of the brand new ChargeCard from Nomad, as well as a glimpse at the company's upcoming ChargeKey.

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MOGA iPhone game controller outed, features external battery pack

10/25/2013, 01:10 pm

A new, battery-powered "Made for iPhone" game controller from Android accessory maker MOGA was revealed Friday in leaked images on Twitter.

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Robotic testing finds touchscreen inaccuracies at edge of iPhone display

10/25/2013, 12:10 pm

The touchscreens on Apple's flagship iPhone 5s and mid-range iPhone 5c show significant degradation in touch detection accuracy along their edges, which can affect hitting outside keys on the iOS virtual keyboard, new test data shows.

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Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c rollout continues in 35 countries, online stores close in preparation

10/24/2013, 06:10 pm

Apple began the process of closing its Online Apple Store in a number of countries on Thursday as the company continues to rollout the new iPhone 5s and 5c, which is slated to launch in 25 more countries on Oct. 25.

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LinkedIn 'Intro' embeds contact profiles into incoming iOS Mail messages

10/23/2013, 07:10 pm

Networking site LinkedIn on Wednesday unveiled a new iPhone-only service called Intro, which allows iOS users to receive email messages that include an embedded profile of the sender's LinkedIn information.

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T-Mobile CEO tweets about loving his Samsung Note 3, from his iPhone

10/21/2013, 06:10 pm

T-Mobile chief executive John Legere intended to use Twitter to direct attention to Samsung Mobile's latest Note 3 phablet, but inadvertently did so via his new iPhone 5s, joining a list of major figures who have made the same mistake.

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Apple's iPhone 5s & 5c arrive on Boost Mobile Nov. 8

10/21/2013, 08:10 am

After years of rumors that the iPhone would arrive on prepaid carrier Boost Mobile, it was made official on Monday, with the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c now set to become available on Friday, Nov. 8.

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Apple profiles free iWork, iLife apps with iOS 7-style icons, depicts free Garage Band with IAP [u]

10/20/2013, 08:10 pm

At the release of iPhone 5c and 5s, Apple announced it would begin throwing in free copies of its Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iPhoto and iMovie apps. It now says (in text that has since been removed from its website) it will add a free copy of Garage Band, too, with In App Purchases of instruments and sounds.

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Apple begins airing TV spot for gold iPhone 5s

10/20/2013, 04:10 pm

Apple has recut the "liquid gold" video it debuted at the launch of iPhone 5s and paired it with a golden dance track to deliver the first television ad for the new high end model.

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The mysterious failure of Apple's iPhone 5c

10/19/2013, 03:10 pm

Less than a month after it first went on sale, Apple's refreshed, moderately enhanced iPhone 5c has been targeted as possibly being a failure in scores of reports across a wide variety of major news outlets, even drawing comparisons to Microsoft's Surface flop. Can the company survive another 48 hours?

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During development, Apple's gold iPhone 5s was jokingly called the 'Kardashian'

10/19/2013, 01:10 pm

Apple employees had a humorous nickname for the gold iPhone 5s as they were planning to release the new color option: They called it "The Kardashian Phone."

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Apple reportedly boosts iPhone 5s production by 75%, decreases iPhone 5c by 35%

10/18/2013, 07:10 pm

Adding its voice to the cacophony of guesses regarding Apple's iPhone production, an NPD report on Friday claims iPhone 5s fabrication will soon be boosted by some 75 percent, while the 5c will see a drawback of 35 percent.

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