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Topic: iPhone 4S

Galaxy S III passes Apple's iPhone 4S, becomes top selling US smartphone

09/04/2012, 11:09 am

For the first time since it launched last October, Apple's iPhone 4S was not the top selling smartphone in the U.S., as the newly released Samsung Galaxy S III took the top spot in the month of August.

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New 'iPhone 5' shots show side-by-side comparison with iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS

08/31/2012, 08:08 am

Pictures claiming to show Apple's next iPhone continue to surface ahead of an expected Sept. 12 announcement, with a new series of shots showing side-by-side comparisons with the iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS.

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AT&T defends plan to block 3G FaceTime for non-Mobile Share customers

08/22/2012, 09:08 am

AT&T on Wednesday published a public letter defending its decision to block FaceTime calls over 3G for customers who have not switched to its new shared data plans, arguing that its policy is in compliance with the FCC's net neutrality rules, because AT&T does not offer its own competing preloaded video chat application.

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China Telecom credits subscriber gains to iPhone 4S launch

08/22/2012, 08:08 am

China Telecom announced this week that it added 8.35 million users during its second quarter, an increase credited mostly to the launch of the iPhone 4S.

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Sprint offering $100 gift card with iPhone 4S purchase, Apple matches with store credit

08/14/2012, 05:08 pm

Sprint is now giving a $100 pre-paid gift card to new iPhone 4S buyers, and Business Insider has confirmed that Apple will be matching the deal by offering an Apple Store credit for the same amount.

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Google says voice is the future of web search, introduces Siri-like app for iOS

08/08/2012, 01:08 pm

Google told reporters today that the future of web search looks identical to Apple's Siri, admitting, "if we are going to build the search of the future, we will have to solve difficult technology issues like speech recognition and natural language."

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Android loses ground, Apple's iPhone takes 33% of US smartphone market

07/30/2012, 03:07 pm

Domestic shipments of Android-based smartphones declined year over year in the second quarter, while Apple saw its iPhone sales grow by 2 million units.

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Apple's iPhone twice as profitable per unit as iPad

07/27/2012, 01:07 pm

Though Apple is tight-lipped about the profitability of its individual products, a court filing in the company's ongoing lawsuit with Samsung has revealed that the carrier-subsidized iPhone has margins north of 50 percent, nearly twice as high as the iPad.

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Sprint iPhone sales hold steady at 1.5 million

07/26/2012, 08:07 am

While competitors AT&T and Verizon saw their total iPhone sales decline sequentially, Sprint announced on Thursday that it sold 1.5 million iPhones last quarter, matching the number sold in the previous frame.

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Tim Cook downplays carrier concerns over high iPhone subsidy costs

07/24/2012, 08:07 pm

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said Tuesday he believes that if his company continues to strive to make the best smartphone in the world, carriers will remain motivated to provide the iPhone to their customers.

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31M iPhone sales projected after Apple's strong showing at AT&T

07/24/2012, 10:07 am

One Wall Street analyst has reiterated his expectation that Apple sold 30.9 million iPhones in the June quarter, a forecast bolstered by strong iPhone activation numbers from AT&T.

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AT&T sold 3.7M iPhones in Q2 2012, 5.1M smartphones total

07/24/2012, 07:07 am

Nearly three quarters of all smartphones sold at AT&T in the second quarter of the company's fiscal 2012 were Apple's iPhone, the carrier announced on Tuesday.

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Verizon sells 2.7M iPhones in Q2, smartphone penetration hits 50%

07/19/2012, 09:07 am

Half of all mobile subscribers at Verizon Wireless, the largest cellular provider in the U.S., are now smartphone users, thanks in part to sales of 2.7 million iPhones in the second quarter.

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Retina-quality graphics being prepped for Apple's online store

07/19/2012, 08:07 am

New, higher-resolution versions of graphics for Apple's online store have been discovered, indicating the company is preparing to improve the website for devices with Retina-branded displays.

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iOS 6 message prompts speculation carriers may charge for 3G FaceTime

07/17/2012, 01:07 pm

iPhone 4S users running the latest beta of iOS 6 have encountered an error message that has led to speculation that AT&T and other carriers could begin charging users to access FaceTime video chat over cellular data networks.

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iPhone 3GS gains Shared Photo Streams, VIP Mail in iOS 6 Beta 3

07/17/2012, 10:07 am

Users of the iPhone 3GS, a handset first released by Apple in 2009, may have access to the new Shared Photo Streams and VIP Mail features after all, as support has been added in the third beta release of iOS 6.

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Users say Apple's iPhone worth $313 to them, Android averages $220

07/17/2012, 08:07 am

A new survey has found that the average iPhone user considers their handset to be worth $313 to them, while Android smartphones are valued at $220.

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Samsung Galaxy Note II rumored to get even bigger with 5.5" display

07/06/2012, 11:07 am

The trend of making smartphone displays even bigger could continue this fall, as a new rumor claims Samsung is working on a Galaxy Note II that will feature a massive 5.5-inch display outsizing its predecessor.

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Street test measures Siri comprehension at 83%, accuracy at 62%

06/29/2012, 08:06 am

While the convenience of Apple's Siri comes with searching by voice, a new test has found that Apple's personal assistant is not yet a reliable enough search engine to entirely replace text input with Google.

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Apple's iPhone 4S remains top selling smartphone at Verizon

06/26/2012, 12:06 pm

Though the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx is said to be "gaining ground," the Apple's iPhone 4S reportedly remains the best selling smartphone at Verizon, the largest carrier in the U.S.

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