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Topic: iPhone 4S

With 4% market share, Apple's iPhone rakes in 52% of mobile profits

11/04/2011, 10:11 am

Apple is estimated to have taken in 52 percent of the handset industry's operating profits last quarter, despite only having a 4.2 percent global handset market share.


Apple leverages deep pockets to gain supply chain edge over rivals - report

11/04/2011, 02:11 am

A close look at Apple's supply chain has revealed that the company wields upfront cash payments and a highly-focused logistics ecosystem, largely credited to Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook, as "strategic weapons" to secure a significant advantage over its rivals.


iPhone 4S restart appears to resolve Siri availability for some

11/03/2011, 06:11 pm

iPhone 4S users suffering from an inability to access Siri voice assistance can try to resolve the issue by performing a device restart, something that has helped some users to fix temporary issues.


Lawsuit accuses Apple's iPhone 4S of violating VPN patent

11/03/2011, 03:11 pm

Apple is the target of a new lawsuit that asserts a number of the company's products, including the newly released iPhone 4S, infringe on a virtual private network patent.


Apple says Amazon Kindle Fire will further fragment Android

11/03/2011, 12:11 pm

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook and Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer recently indicated they are not concerned by Amazon's forthcoming $199 Kindle Fire tablet, as they believe it will only serve to fragment the Google Android platform.


iPhone-compatible porn sites targeted by Apple in domain name dispute

11/03/2011, 10:11 am

Apple has taken aim at a number of dot-com domain names featuring the word iPhone that sell pornography, including the website


Sprint investigating iPhone 4S speed issue, unable to replicate it

11/03/2011, 01:11 am

Wireless operator Sprint has said it is taking seriously reports of problems with iPhone 4S download speeds on its network, but the carrier has yet to consistently reproduce the issue.


Apple confirms iOS 5 update to address battery life bugs affecting iPhone users

11/02/2011, 06:11 pm

Apple has announced that it has found specific flaws in iOS 5 that can be patched to address the battery life issues some iPhone users have experienced with the new software, noting that an update is planned to address the problem in the next few weeks.


Apple's Siri personal assistant a driving force in selling iPhone 4S

11/02/2011, 05:11 pm

Apple's sales records in selling the new iPhone 4S, accompanied by record launch figures announced by AT&T, Verizon and Sprint, is largely attributable to its signature Siri feature for natural voice processing, an analyst notes.


Tests find Apple's Siri uses average of 63KB in data per query

11/02/2011, 08:11 am

Though Siri on the iPhone 4S requires a data connection to operate, testing of Apple's new voice control service has found that it uses a small average of 63KB per query.


South Korea repeals ban on iOS games ahead of iPhone 4S launch

11/02/2011, 02:11 am

The week before Apple's iPhone 4S is set to launch in the country, South Korea has removed a ban that had blocked App Store games due to ratings concerns.


Apple's iPhone 4S will launch Nov. 11 on C Spire network in US

11/01/2011, 03:11 pm

Apple's debut on regional carriers in the U.S. will occur on Friday, Nov. 11, when the iPhone 4S becomes available to customers of C Spire Wireless.


Apple to launch iPhone 4S in Hong Kong, South Korea and more Nov. 11

11/01/2011, 08:11 am

On Friday, Nov. 11, customers in Hong Kong, South Korea and 13 additional countries will be able to get their hands on Apple's iPhone 4S.


AT&T adds new 4G LTE markets, two new 4G Android phones

10/31/2011, 08:10 pm

AT&T announced it will expand its 4G LTE coverage from 5 markets to 9 this week, while also introducing two new 4G Android phones. Apple's iPhone users on AT&T should benefit from sharing the same improved backhaul as LTE.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.