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Topic: 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.

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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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Android, Windows Phone bosses downplay Apple's Siri threat

10/20/2011, 01:10 am

Google Android boss Andy Rubin and Microsoft's Windows Phone head Andy Lees have both publicly criticized Apple's new Siri voice assistant and questioned its usefulness.

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iPhone 4S breakdown estimates same $188 cost as iPhone 4

10/19/2011, 09:10 pm

A new teardown analysis of the iPhone 4S claims that the parts for the 16GB version of Apple's iPhone 4S cost $188, or just 50 cents more than the iPhone 4.

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iPhone 4S delivers enhanced GPS with support for Russia's GLONASS

10/19/2011, 05:10 pm

Apple revealed this week that the new iPhone 4S adds support for Russia's proprietary GLONASS satellite location system, which can contribute to faster, more accurate results.

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Apple expanding iPhone availability to smaller regional US carriers

10/19/2011, 12:10 pm

C Spire Wireless, a regional U.S. carrier with about 900,000 customers, revealed on Wednesday that it will be offering Apple's new iPhone 4S "soon," making it the first smaller carrier in America to have access to Apple's smartphone.

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In depth review: Apple's iPhone 4S running iOS 5

10/19/2011, 09:10 am

Apple's iPhone 4S, at first glance, seems largely to be a refreshed iPhone 4. It is, but it also is not, thanks to three powerful new features that transform what has been the world's most popular smartphone into a vastly improved new version of itself.

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