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Topic: iPhone

Samsung celebrity tweets out support for Galaxy S4 from his iPhone

04/30/2013, 02:04 pm

Spanish tennis player David Ferrer sent a tweet out to his more than 350,000 followers noting his pleasure with using Samsung's new Galaxy S4, but accidentally sent the message from his iPhone.


Rumor: Boost Mobile to start prepaid iPhone sales in Q3

04/29/2013, 10:04 pm

In a post to Twitter late Monday, user @evleaks, who has been reliable in leaking pictures and specifications of various cellular products in the past, said Boost Mobile will start carrying Apple's iPhone in the third quarter of 2013.


Microsoft Windows Phone commercial mocks Apple-Samsung wars to promote Nokia Lumia

04/29/2013, 01:04 pm

Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 platform may have stumbled out of the gates, but that hasn't stopped the software giant from poking fun at smartphone industry-leading rivals Samsung and Apple in a new commercial touting Nokia's Lumia 920.


Apple's 'flypaper-like' ecosystem viewed as an undervalued asset

04/29/2013, 01:04 pm

The ecosystem supporting Apple's products can be deceptively sticky, akin to flypaper, which is why one analyst believes its value has been underestimated by the investment community.


Rumor: Leaked KDDI document claims 'iPhone 5S' pre-orders go live June 20, launch in July

04/29/2013, 04:04 am

A document reportedly meant for employees of Japanese telecom KDDI's "au" wireless service has been leaked, showing the carrier will begin taking preorders for Apple's iPhone 5S on June 20 ahead of a launch in July.


Glitch in Apple's iMessage deletes words 'Obama,' 'surprise'

04/26/2013, 02:04 pm

A strange issue with Apple's iMessage service deletes certain words when they are used at the end of specific sentences, with two cases already found pertaining to the words "Obama" and "surprise".


Loyalty to Apple driving iPhone market share gains vs. Android - survey

04/26/2013, 12:04 pm

A new poll of smartphone users reveals that loyalty to the iPhone is chipping away at Android's market share lead, and could lead to the iPhone overtaking Android in the U.S. in just a few years.


IDC: Apple's iPhone sheds marketshare as smartphones out-ship feature phones for first time

04/26/2013, 03:04 am

According to market research firm IDC, worldwide smartphone shipments outpaced those of feature phones for the first time ever during the first quarter of 2013, while Apple's iPhone saw its marketshare dip to below 20 percent.


Apple's latest TV ad focuses on the iPhone 5's camera

04/25/2013, 09:04 pm

Apple on Thursday aired its newest TV commercial for the iPhone, with the spot straying from the tone set by the company's most recent iPhone and iPad ads, which highlighted the bevy of apps available for iOS.


Nokia teases unveiling of new Lumia Windows Phone at May 14 event

04/25/2013, 12:04 pm

Nokia is expected to unveil its response to Apple's iPhone 5 at a newly announced Lumia smartphone media event set for May 14 in London.


Supply shortages delay Samsung Galaxy S4 launch at Sprint, T-Mobile

04/25/2013, 09:04 am

Limited availability of Samsung's new flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone has led to delayed launches at Sprint and T-Mobile, the third- and fourth-largest carriers in the U.S.


AT&T activates 4.8M iPhones in March quarter, trails Verizon in customers added

04/24/2013, 01:04 pm

Apple's iPhone remained a hot seller on the United States' second-largest carrier, but the last quarter saw AT&T slipping further behind Verizon in terms of growth and sales.


Sprint sold 1.5M iPhones in March quarter, but lost 560,000 customers

04/24/2013, 10:04 am

Sales of Apple's iPhone were down at Sprint, as America's third-largest wireless carrier lost more than a half-million subscribers last quarter, but still posted returns that beat Wall Street's estimates.


Apple CEO hints bigger iPhone screen may come when 'trade-offs' can be avoided

04/23/2013, 06:04 pm

When asked about the popularity of smartphones with particularly large displays, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook admitted that some customers may prefer larger screens, but said his company would not ship such a product until the technology for jumbo-sized phone displays improves.


Apple's $15 settlement checks for iPhone 4 'antennagate' begin arriving

04/23/2013, 09:04 am

iPhone 4 owners who filed claims in a class-action lawsuit against Apple over the device's antenna have begun receiving $15 settlement checks in the mail.


Rumor: Apple returned batch of 8 million defective iPhones to Foxconn

04/22/2013, 08:04 am

A batch of as many as 8 million iPhone units were reportedly not up to Apple's standards after being assembled by Foxconn, and were subsequently returned to the company.


Volkswagen preps iPhone-integrated iBeetle for reveal next week

04/21/2013, 06:04 pm

Volkswagen is taking iPhone compatibility to new level, with plans to unveil next week the iBeetle, a version of its iconic brand with a built-in docking station and specialized app.


Can Apple afford to go cheaper with new iPhones?

04/20/2013, 11:04 am

Conventional wisdom says Apple both desperately needs a cheaper iPhone model to compete with low end Android and Nokia offerings, while also holding that lower margins would destroy the company's profitability. Its history offers examples of reaching a middle ground.


Apple's Passbook used to drive coupon campaign at UK restaurant chain

04/19/2013, 04:04 pm

UK restaurant chain Harvester has taken advantage of the Passbook feature in iOS 6 to drive a wave of customer interest and new sales.


New shots show supposed 'iPhone 5S' camera, unidentified part

04/19/2013, 10:04 am

Images purporting to show off a camera component and another piece of a supposed "iPhone 5S" have hit the Internet, fanning the rumors that Apple's follow-up to the iPhone 5 is on deck.