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iPhone preorders through China Mobile to begin this week - report

12/09/2013, 08:12 am

China Mobile, the largest wireless carrier in the world, will begin accepting preorders for Apple's iPhone this Thursday ahead of a formal launch later this month, according to a new report.

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China Mobile denies iPhone deal, insists talks ongoing

12/06/2013, 04:12 pm

China Mobile denies inking a deal with Apple, throwing cold water on reports claiming the two companies finally reached a partnership agreement that would see the iPhone offered to carrier's 740 million subscribers.

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Razer iPhone game controller leaks, Ryan Seacrest creates an iPhone keyboard

12/06/2013, 12:12 pm

A pair of forthcoming iPhone accessories have been revealed, as purported images of a new Made for iPhone game controller --this time from major gaming peripheral manufacturer Razer --have hit the internet, while Typo, a new iPhone keyboard case, has emerged with a unique backer: entertainer Ryan Seacrest.

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Apple improves iPhone 5s ship times to 1-3 days for all models

12/06/2013, 02:12 am

In a sign that Apple's supply chain is finally catching up with demand, the company on Thursday updated its online storefront to reflect a change in iPhone 5s ship times, with all models save for the SIM-free version available to go out in one to three days.

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Apple still dominates US smartphone market, Samsung inches up

12/05/2013, 05:12 pm

In its monthly smartphone survey for the three months ending in October, comScore found Apple adding to its dominant U.S. smartphone market lead with over 40 percent of all subscribers, while Samsung surpassed the 25 percent mark.

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Justin Bieber wanted $200k to represent BlackBerry, advertises iPhone for free

12/05/2013, 04:12 pm

A retrospective on the "Rise and Fall of Blackberry," which portrayed the company's product alongside other historical artifacts (including the magazine itself), outlines a number of mistakes the company made including the dismissal of a "brand ambassador" offer made by teen idol Justin Bieber.

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Kickstarter projects let you charge your iPhone with fire, snap pics in the dark with better flash

12/05/2013, 02:12 pm

A pair of interesting new Kickstarter projects may allow for more versatile uses of Apple's iPhone, with a product for campers that provides electricity-generating campsite cookery, and a strap-on iPhone ring flash to improve low-light photos and video recordings.

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China Mobile iPhone deal not likely included in Apple's guidance to investors

12/05/2013, 12:12 pm

Apple's realistic -- and historically conservative -- guidance provided to investors likely does not include projected revenue from the company's anticipated impending launch of the iPhone on China Mobile, suggesting to one analyst that shares of AAPL have great upside potential.

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AT&T now offers discounted monthly service for contract-free data sharing customers

12/05/2013, 08:12 am

Wireless customers who bring their own device, buy a handset without a subsidy, or have their current contract expire will see their monthly data share bill drop by an average of $15 per month, AT&T announced on Thursday.

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President Obama reveals he is not allowed to use Apple's iPhone due to security risks

12/04/2013, 09:12 pm

President Barack Obama on Wednesday said the Secret Service does not allow him to use Apple's iPhone for security reasons, explaining why the leader of the free world still carries around a BlackBerry from 2007.

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Apple and world's largest mobile carrier China Mobile reportedly seal iPhone deal

12/04/2013, 08:12 pm

A report on Wednesday claims Apple and China Mobile have finally inked a deal to sell the popular iPhone on the world's largest wireless network, with devices supposedly heading out to customers later in December.

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Samsung's #Galaxy11 viral ad fumbles when Franz Beckenbauer tweets from iPhone

12/03/2013, 06:12 pm

A global ad campaign to promote Samsung devices, involving soccer stars and an alien invasion story, instead revealed that the fantasy campaign's star manager Franz Beckenbauer tweets from his iPhone, not a Galaxy device.

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Imminent iPhone launch on China Mobile could add $10B per year in revenue for Apple

12/03/2013, 03:12 pm

With evidence growing that the iPhone could launch on the world's largest carrier, China Mobile, on Dec. 18, analysts expect big things for Apple's financial bottom line in the coming 2014 calendar year.

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Honda introduces new iPhone-driven in-dash touchscreen

12/03/2013, 02:12 pm

Japanese automaker Honda on Tuesday announced that the 2014 Civic and 2015 Fit will gain access to the company's new Display Audio system, a 7-inch built-in touchscreen with functionality partially powered by Apple's iPhone.

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China Mobile initiates iPhone 5s and 5c reservation system in Southern China

12/03/2013, 02:12 am

A China Mobile subsidiary in Suzhou opened up reservations for iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c orders on Monday local time in one of the first concrete signs that Apple is about to launch its popular smartphone on the world's largest wireless carrier.

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Half of Apple's iPhone 5c sales are to Android switchers - report

12/02/2013, 09:12 am

The mid-range iPhone 5c has proven much more popular than its flagship sibling among smartphone shoppers with below-median incomes, and has attracted large numbers of first-time Apple buyers who are largely switching from Android devices, new data indicates.

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Review: Ultimate Ears Boom Bluetooth portable speaker

12/01/2013, 08:12 am

Ultimate Ears brings its third Bluetooth speaker offering to market in the Boom, a device that features "360-degree sound" and the ability to "Double Up," or pair two speakers together, for stereo output.

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Apple's iPhone 5s & 5c take 9 of Japan's top 10 smartphone sales spots

11/30/2013, 12:11 pm

Just over two months after Apple launched its new iPhone 5s and 5c across Japan's three major carriers, weekly sales rankings list various iPhone models split between the carriers took 9 of the top 10 smartphone slots.

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Apple's iPhone, iPad used to place over 80% of mobile sales on Black Friday

11/29/2013, 07:11 pm

Apple's iOS products not only represented a large chunk of U.S. Black Friday sales, but where also used to place the vast majority of mobile purchases.

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Thai man dies after alleged electrocution from charging iPhone 4S

11/27/2013, 10:11 pm

Another iPhone electrocution has been reported in East Asia, this time from Thailand, where a 28-year-old man was reportedly killed while lying on an iPhone 4S connected to what is believed to be a knockoff third-party charger.

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