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Topic: iPhone 4S

Jailbreak hack enables Siri on iPhone 4, 4th-gen iPod touch

10/30/2011, 01:10 pm

Hackers have succeeded in bringing a limited port of Apple's new Siri voice assistant feature onto "jailbroken" versions of the iPhone 4 and the fourth-generation iPod touch, though they have noted that the workaround is not ready for a public release.

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Apple brings iPhone 4S to 22 new countries in fastest rollout ever

10/28/2011, 03:10 pm

Apple has launched iPhone 4S in 22 additional countries, as it announced it would by the end of October, making the launch the company's fastest international rollout of an iPhone with the 4S model now available in 29 nations.

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Apple engineers working with iPhone 4S users to fix battery woes

10/28/2011, 03:10 pm

Responding to complaints of battery life issues with the iPhone 4S, engineers from Apple are said to have contacted customers directly in an effort to solve any issues.

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Judge denies Samsung attempt to squash Italian iPhone 4S launch

10/26/2011, 06:10 pm

A judge on Wednesday denied Samsung’s request for an injunction on Apple's new iPhone 4S sales in Italy ahead of this Friday's local launch.

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BlackBerry, Android secondhand trade-ins spike at iPhone 4S launch

10/26/2011, 05:10 pm

A popular site for selling second hand smartphones has reported an 80 percent increase in used BlackBerry phones and a 72 percent increase in Android trade-ins during the launch week of Apple's iPhone 4S.

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Subsidies for Apple's iPhone are 40% higher than the industry average

10/26/2011, 02:10 pm

The iPhone will be a $15 billion investment for Sprint over the next few years, as subsidies for Apple's smartphone carry a price 40 percent greater than other competing handsets.

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Nokia launches first Windows Phones to take on Apple's iPhone 4S

10/26/2011, 08:10 am

Nokia on Wednesday introduced its first smartphones running Microsoft's Windows Phone platform, two devices branded "Lumia" that the company hopes will compete with Apple's iPhone lineup.

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Apple's iPhone 4S, Mac mini & MacBook Air are 'Bluetooth Smart Ready'

10/25/2011, 02:10 pm

Apple's latest products, including the iPhone 4S and updated Mac mini and MacBook Air, are among a group of low-power Bluetooth devices now branded as "Bluetooth Smart Ready."

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Apple 'expected' to release LTE 4G iPhone in 2012

10/25/2011, 08:10 am

Competition among 4G-capable long-term evolution smartphones is predicted to intensify in 2012, when industry insiders believe Apple will join the fray with its own LTE iPhone model.

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Apple's iPhone remains top device for mobile ad impressions

10/25/2011, 07:10 am

New data shows the iPhone and iPad ranked first in various mobile advertising statistics for the third quarter of 2011, though Apple's iOS had a 28 percent total share of mobile ad impressions -- or half of the 56 percent seen by Android devices.

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Unlicensed China Mobile says 10M iPhones on its network

10/24/2011, 05:10 pm

Despite not having an agreement with Apple to sell the iPhone, Chinese carrier China Mobile claims over 10 million customers are using the device on their network.

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Siri co-founder leaves Apple following iPhone 4S launch

10/24/2011, 11:10 am

The co-founder and CEO of Siri, responsible for developing the voice recognition technology in the iPhone 4S, has departed Apple on "amicable" terms.

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Apple estimated to sell over 42 million iPhones this quarter

10/21/2011, 07:10 pm

Investment bank UBS on Friday estimated that sales of Apple's iPhone will top 42.5M units worldwide, boosted by international iPhone 4S launches.

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus screen held back by subpar subpixels

10/21/2011, 04:10 pm

Though the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus sports a 720p HD display, its 4.65-inch screen is said to be held back by cheaper technology that gives it a lower pixel density and poorer color accuracy than Apple's Retina Display found on the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4.

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Apple begins taking iPhone 4S preorders in 22 new countries

10/21/2011, 10:10 am

Apple's iPhone 4S remains on track to launch in 22 more countries by the end of the month, as the company began taking preorders around the world on Friday.

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Verizon sold 2M iPhones last quarter, 700K less than AT&T

10/21/2011, 09:10 am

Verizon, the largest wireless carrier in the U.S., sold two million iPhone 4 units last quarter, falling 700,000 short of rival AT&T. The carrier also declined to reveal its launch numbers for the iPhone 4S.

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Apple focuses on Siri with first iPhone 4S TV ad

10/21/2011, 12:10 am

Television networks have begun airing the first commercial for the iPhone 4S, with the advertisement focusing primarily on the new device's Siri virtual personal assistant feature.

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Siri integrates with iOS phonetic name records to speak contacts correctly

10/20/2011, 08:10 pm

If the new Siri voice assistant feature in iOS 5 isn't recognizing or pronouncing the names of contacts correctly, entering a phonetic name field in the contact may solve the problem.

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Samsung ships 20M smartphones, besting Apple's 17.1M iPhones

10/20/2011, 11:10 am

Samsung reportedly shipped 20 million smartphones last quarter, pushing it ahead of rival Apple in terms of total units.

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Apple takes 56% of AT&T smartphone activations as iPhone 4S hits 1M

10/20/2011, 09:10 am

AT&T announced on Thursday that it activated 2.7 million iPhones last quarter, while it activated more than 1 million of the iPhone 4S alone since it launched last Friday.

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