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Topic: iPhone 4

Consumer Reports claims Apple's Verizon iPhone 4 suffers same antenna issue

02/25/2011, 02:02 pm

In testing the new Verizon CDMA iPhone 4, Consumer Reports has found that Apple's new smartphone experiences the same signal degrading antenna issue found in the GSM model released last year.


China Telecom CDMA iPhone may arrive in June with OTA activation

02/23/2011, 11:02 pm

Chinese language news sites are reporting that a limited launch of a CDMA iPhone on the China Telecom network could come as early as June of this year and may rely on over-the-air wireless activation.


Piper: Wall Street underestimates growth potential of Apple's iPhone in China

02/23/2011, 08:02 pm

Sustained growth of the iPhone, especially in China, will help Apple to maintain a 25 to 30 percent growth rate in earnings through 2015, says investment firm Piper Jaffray.


Developer's sales suggest Verizon iPhone selling to existing iOS users

02/21/2011, 07:02 am

One prominent App Store developer has found the launch of the Verizon iPhone earlier this month had no discernible effect on software sales, while other events like launches and the holidays caused "huge spikes," suggesting new customers already owned an iPhone or iPod touch.


AT&T reportedly provisions iOS 4.3 beta Personal Hotspot feature

02/19/2011, 07:02 pm

AT&T has reportedly provisioned the new Personal Hotspot WiFi sharing feature of iOS 4.3 beta 3 for a developer, indicating it will follow Verizon's lead in offering the feature to its subscribers.


Pre-CDMA iPhone 4, 28% of Motorola's phone sales were on Verizon

02/18/2011, 03:02 pm

Putting into perspective the threat of Verizon's new iPhone 4 carries for Android handset makers, a new report states that 28 percent of Motorola's phone sales came from Verizon before the iPhone went on sale.


New York Times says Apple not working on smaller iPhone

02/17/2011, 08:02 pm

In contrast to published reports suggesting Apple plans to release a smaller version of the iPhone this summer, sources have told The New York Times that Apple is not developing a smaller handset, though the company has looked into a cheaper version of the device.


Apple nearing CDMA iPhone 4 deal with China Telecom

02/17/2011, 06:02 pm

Speculation that Apple may expand its CDMA iPhone 4 launch globally beyond Verizon Wireless now has backing evidence indicating that a deal with China Telecom is nearing completion.


Apple details GSM, CDMA iPhone differences, AT&T CEO disparages App Store

02/16/2011, 09:02 pm

Apple has posted a support document detailing the differences between GSM and CDMA iPhones, and the AT&T CEO criticized Apple's App Store business model, touting instead an interoperable carrier-driven HTML 5 application store.


Rumor: Initial sales of Apple's Verizon iPhone 4 below expectations

02/16/2011, 12:02 pm

A new report that purports to show initial sales of the Verizon iPhone 4 claims that device's launched failed to meet the expectations of both Apple and Verizon.


Verizon iPhone 4 activation steps buggy but functional

02/15/2011, 06:02 pm

Activation of the new CDMA iPhone 4 on Verizon Wireless hasn't run into show-stopper problems, but the process is still working through some initial growing pains.


Apple begins shipping Verizon iPhone 4 web orders one week early

02/12/2011, 01:02 am

Apple has started shipping the first online orders for the new Verizon Wireless iPhone 4, a week earlier than it initially estimated.


Briefly: AT&T loyalty minutes, shareholder proposal, Verizon iPhone traffic

02/11/2011, 09:02 pm

AT&T is offering 1000 rollover minutes to loyal customers in hopes of staving off defections to the Verizon network, and an Apple shareholder voting proposal calling for a majority vote to reelect board members has gained support from three prominent advisory services. Also, a new carrier tracking service estimates Verizon iPhone network traffic already accounts for more than 3 percent of all US iPhone-based traffic.


Apple's Verizon iPhone 4 launch deemed a 'yawner' due to strong preorders

02/11/2011, 09:02 am

The lack of sprawling lines in stores for the launch of the iPhone 4 on Verizon this week shouldn't be a major concern to investors, one Wall Street analyst believes.


Apple quickly releases iOS 4.2.6 with bug fixes for Verizon iPhone 4

02/10/2011, 09:02 pm

On the day of the iPhone 4's release on the Verizon network, Apple has released an update to the smartphone's software to resolve a bug that affects the accuracy of Personal Hotspot data reporting.


Verizon brings iPhone 4 to several new states

02/10/2011, 06:02 pm

Some customers in Montana, Wyoming, North and South Dakota, Minnesota and Nebraska are getting their first taste of Apple's revolutionary iPhone, which has only finally become a viable option there now that Verizon Wireless is carrying it.


Apple's CDMA iPhone 4 components cost $171, $16 cheaper than GSM phone

02/10/2011, 04:02 pm

An analysis of the components inside Apple's new 16GB Verizon-compatible CDMA iPhone 4 has found a $171.35 bill of materials, suggesting Apple has reduced the cost of its handset when compared to the GSM model released in 2010.


Survey of first Verizon iPhone 4 buyers finds limited AT&T cannibalization

02/10/2011, 03:02 pm

A small survey of 40 Verizon iPhone 4 buyers on launch day found that just 8 percent were previously AT&T customers, compared to 18 percent with Sprint and 13 percent with T-Mobile.


Varying accounts report modest lines for Apple's Verizon iPhone 4

02/10/2011, 12:02 pm

Lines of customers looking to buy Apple's new Verizon iPhone 4 were contrastingly profiled as either noteworthy or "laughably short," but a smattering of anecdotal reports largely suggest smaller crowds than for the debut of the iPhone 4 last year.


Arrival of Apple's iPhone on Verizon predicted to disrupt 1M Android sales

02/10/2011, 09:02 am

With Verizon the strongest carrier for the Google Android mobile operating system, the arrival of Apple's iPhone on the largest network in America is expected to displace around a million Android handset sales in the first quarter of availability.