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Topic: iPhone

Rumor: Apple field testing 'iPhone 6' with 4.9-inch display

11/21/2013, 09:11 am

Apple has begun field trials of a next-generation iPhone sporting a larger, 4.9-inch display, according to new information from one popular tech-focused Far East website.

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Nine Inch Nails rocker Trent Reznor pulls out iPhone 5s on stage to FaceTime with dying friend

11/21/2013, 03:11 am

During a show in Las Vegas last weekend, Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor paid tribute to a friend battling terminal cancer by pulling out his iPhone 5s to initiate a FaceTime call with him on stage during his show.

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Made for iPhone gaming controllers continue to debut with Logitech's new PowerShell

11/20/2013, 08:11 am

Accessory makers continue to debut their officially sanctioned Made for iPhone gaming controllers ahead of the holiday shopping season, with Logitech on Wednesday announcing its new battery-equipped, Lightning-connected PowerShell Controller.

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U.S. carriers block Samsung's kill switch alternative to Apple's iOS 7 Activation Lock

11/19/2013, 04:11 pm

Samsung's plans to include a third party "kill switch" app on some of its premium smartphones to match Apple's iPhone Activation Lock theft deterrent system has been thwarted by phone carriers and fragmentation.

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MOGA's Lightning-connected, iOS 7 compatible iPhone game controller launches this week

11/19/2013, 08:11 am

Apple's retail and online stores, along with other authorized resellers, will begin carrying the MOGA Ace Power gamepad for iPhone this week, giving smartphone gamers more precise physical controls on their mobile device.

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Ship times for iPhone 5s improve to 3-5 days for all models

11/18/2013, 09:11 pm

The Online Apple Store is now quoting estimated U.S. ship times for all iPhone 5s models at three to five days, a marked improvement from only one week ago, signaling the company is making strides to catch up with demand.

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Rumor: Major Foxconn factory to cease iPhone 5c production, focus on Apple's iPhone 5s

11/18/2013, 08:11 am

Foxconn's major factory in the city of Zhengzhou in northern China will allegedly cease production of Apple's plastic-backed iPhone 5c, according to a new report, in order to focus on producing the more popular flagship iPhone 5s.

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The curious case of IDC, Gartner & Strategy Analytics' PC, phone & tablet data on Apple

11/16/2013, 05:11 am

Every quarter, the tech world's market research firms release metrics on how many PCs, phones and tablets Apple reported selling and compare these to estimates of what the rest of the world produced, resulting in headlines that minimize the importance of the world's largest and most profitable company. You might wonder why.

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Another questionable report of iPhone 5c production cuts emerges from China

11/15/2013, 03:11 pm

Chinese technology blogs are once again abuzz with rumors that Apple has cut iPhone 5c production orders due to lackluster demand for the polycarbonate devices.

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Samsung planning Galaxy phone with wrap-around display for 2014 launch

11/15/2013, 09:11 am

Samsung is said to be developing a new device for launch in 2014 with a flexible display that envelops the device's edges, allowing users to read messages when the device's main display is at a non-viewable angle.

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Pfizer transitioning 'huge' number of BlackBerry-using employees to iPhone & Android

11/15/2013, 08:11 am

With a belief that Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry is in its death throes, major corporations and organizations continue to transition their employees away from the platform, with the latest discontinuation coming from pharmaceutical company Pfizer.

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Apple loses smartphone market share as Chinese vendors gain in Q3 - Gartner

11/14/2013, 11:11 am

Apple's iPhone shipments increased by 23 percent over the same period last year, but the company's share of the worldwide smartphone market still slipped as competition, particularly from China, grew at a faster rate, according to a new industry report.

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Apple & Samsung take massive 109% of mobile industry profits while competitors lose money

11/14/2013, 10:11 am

The mobile market continues to be a two-horse race for profitability between Apple and Samsung, with the two rivals commanding 109 percent of profits -- a number made possible because its competitors are actually losing money in the smartphone space.

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Apple's official iPhone 5s & 5c cases prove popular, though most customers ignore brand

11/14/2013, 08:11 am

Apple newly released cases for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c have quickly proven popular, carving away market share from popular casemakers like Otterbox, though most iPhone owners simply don't know who makes the case they own.

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Samsung: no disputing we sold Apple's property and owe a 'huge sum of money'

11/13/2013, 04:11 pm

In his opening comments of the patent damages retrial, Samsung's attorney Bill Price told the jury a very different story about his client's patent infringement, admitting guilt and acknowledging the price would be high.

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Camera360 iPhone app update adds control for Sony's QX wireless lenses

11/13/2013, 12:11 pm

The popular "Camera360 Ultimate" application for iPhone was updated this week to add support for controlling Sony's newly released QX10 and QX100 Cyber-shot wireless camera lens accessories.

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IDC data shows 66% of Android's 81% smartphone share are junk phones selling for $215

11/12/2013, 05:11 pm

IDC reported 251.1 million smartphone shipments for Q3, reflecting 40 percent year over year market growth but an implosion in Average Selling Prices, at least outside of Apple's iPhone sales.

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Apple Store now quoting improved iPhone 5s ship times at 1-2 weeks

11/11/2013, 08:11 pm

In an update to its online storefronts on Monday, Apple is now quoting iPhone 5s wait times at one to two weeks, shaving a few days off its previous estimates as the company's supply chain continues ramp up.

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Thanks to iPhone, Japan becomes Apple's hottest market

11/11/2013, 10:11 am

The iPhone and iPad have upended Japan's mobile device market, pushing out traditionally strong Japanese manufacturers and elevating the Land of the Rising Sun to the top of Apple's growth charts, according to a new report.

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Alleged cuts to iPhone 5c orders cited as Apple supplier Pegatron's profits disappoint

11/11/2013, 09:11 am

The launch of the iPhone 5c helped push Pegatron to record revenues last quarter, but pressure on margins and rumors of alleged order cuts for Apple's new plastic-backed handset have caused concern for the supplier.

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