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Topic: iPhone

Apple, Samsung lengthen US smartphone marketshare lead in Q3

11/05/2013, 07:11 pm

The latest smartphone statistics from research firm comScore were published today, revealing Apple and Samsung to be the only two top-five manufacturers to show growth in the U.S. market.

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T-Mobile faced severe iPhone 5s constraints in Q3 2013, limiting sales at launch [u]

11/05/2013, 12:11 pm

Resurgent wireless carrier T-Mobile is believed to have sold around 540,000 iPhones during its fiscal 2013 third quarter, a number that lags far behind the company's rivals and indicates suffocating constraints on supply of Apple's newest handsets.

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After on-stage showing at iPhone 5s debut, Nike+ Move app goes live

11/04/2013, 10:11 pm

The Nike+ Move app, which was first highlighted as part of Apple's iPhone 5s unveiling, has finally hit the iOS App Store, promising to turn the handset into an all-day activity tracker.

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Apple signs $578M sapphire deal with GT Advanced Technology

11/04/2013, 05:11 pm

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. announced a multi-year, $578 million contract with Apple to supply advanced sapphire material.

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Apple's iOS takes phone sales share in US, Australia prior to iPhone 5s launch

11/04/2013, 01:11 pm

Apple's share of smartphone sales through the September quarter nudged up 1.3 percentage points in the U.S., 2.2 points in Latin America, and a dramatic 7 points in Australia, while slipping 6.4 points in China and losing 2.3 points across Western Europe.

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Review: Sony's high-end Cyber-shot QX100 wireless camera lens for iPhone

11/02/2013, 09:11 am

The Cyber-shot DSC-QX100 is the high-end version of Sony's newly released iPhone-compatible wireless camera accessories, packing in a Carl Zeiss lens at an attractive price point. Like the low-end QX10, it's a forward thinking device with a great deal of potential that remains held back by shaky software.

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Virgin Media finally granted access to iPhone, will start 5s and 5c sales on Nov. 22

11/02/2013, 12:11 am

UK wireless carrier Virgin Media announced on Friday that it will start sales of Apple's latest iPhone 5s and 5c on Nov. 22, marking the first time that the popular handset will hit the telecom's network.

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Apple now sitting on $10B in deferred revenue, more than Samsung or Google earned last quarter

11/01/2013, 02:11 pm

Apple reported net earnings of $7.5 billion for the quarter ending in September, but it also amassed more than $10 billion in deferred revenues that it hasn't yet declared as income.

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Google unveils new Nexus 5 with M7-like motion tracker, Android 4.4 KitKat

10/31/2013, 02:10 pm

At a Friday event in San Francisco, Google took the covers off their newest Nexus-series handset and unwrapped the next version of Android, version 4.4, or "KitKat."

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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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