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Topic: iPhone 4S

iPhone 4S with iOS 5.1 begins advertising AT&T HSDPA as '4G'

03/07/2012, 04:03 pm

iPhone 4S users on AT&T who update to iOS 5.1 will see their network indicator state they are on a "4G" network when utilizing the carrier's high-speed HSDPA network.

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Unofficial carrier China Mobile passes 15M iPhone users as compatibility issues fixed

03/05/2012, 05:03 pm

Despite not being an official Apple partner carrier, China Mobile announced on Monday that a spike of 5 million activations since October has brought the total number of iPhone users on its network to over 15 million following the launch of the iPhone 4S and a fix that allows the device to operate on the carrier's 3G network.

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MWC names Galaxy S II best smartphone, iPad 2 best tablet

02/29/2012, 06:02 pm

The Mobile World Congress on Tuesday announced the winners of the 17th Annual Global Mobile Awards, with Samsung dubbed Manufacturer of the Year for its Galaxy S II Smartphone of the Year, while Apple's iPad 2 took home Tablet of the Year honors.

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Mercedes-Benz to add Siri integration to new A-Class line

02/28/2012, 10:02 pm

Mercedes-Benz has announced comprehensive integration between Apple's iPhone and its new A-Class line of vehicles, including support for the Siri virtual assistant found in the iPhone 4S.

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Apple begins selling iPhone 4 units built in Brazil

02/24/2012, 03:02 pm

Apple has begun selling 8-gigabyte iPhone 4 models manufactured in Brazil to customers in that country, though prices on the units remain unchanged.

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iPhones sweep list of 2011's best-selling smartphones in U.S.

02/23/2012, 08:02 pm

Apple's current iPhone models were the three best-selling smartphones in America in 2011, with the iPhone 4 beating out the legacy iPhone 3GS and new iPhone 4S to become the biggest seller of the year.

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T-Mobile US says it lost 700K subscribers 'primarily' due to iPhone 4S launch

02/23/2012, 10:02 am

T-Mobile U.S. this week reported disappointing quarterly earnings, and blamed a loss of more than 700,000 contract customers on Apple's October introduction of the iPhone 4S.

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With China Telecom iPhone deal final, Apple turns attention to China Mobile

02/21/2012, 04:02 pm

A deal for Apple to offer the iPhone on the largest mobile carrier in the world, China Mobile, is said to now be "months away" after a newly announced deal with China Telecom.

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Apple's iPhone 4S climbs to 29% smartphone market share in UK

02/20/2012, 10:02 pm

Apple's share of the smartphone market in the U.K. jumped up 7 percent year over year to reach 29.1 percent, according to a new analysis.

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China Telecom to offer fully-subsidized iPhone 4S starting March 9

02/20/2012, 08:02 pm

China's third-largest wireless operator has announced that it will begin offering Apple's iPhone 4S in mainland China on March 9, breaking up rival China Unicom's exclusive claim to the iPhone in the country.

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Apple became world's largest smartphone seller in 2011 with 19% share

02/15/2012, 10:02 am

Apple was not only the largest seller of smartphones worldwide in 2011, taking 19 percent of all sales, but also overtook LG to become the No. 3 largest global mobile phone vendor, according to Gartner.

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Siri itself confirms Japanese support coming soon to Apple's iPhone 4S

02/14/2012, 10:02 pm

Apple's Siri virtual assistant for the iPhone 4S claims it can already speak Japanese, despite the fact that the language is not yet enabled in the feature's settings.

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Apple stock hits $500 milestone

02/13/2012, 07:02 pm

Apple stock broke the $500 barrier for the first time during Monday trading, and ended the day at $502.60 which gives the world's most valuable company a substantial leg up when compared to next-closest Exxon Mobil Corp.

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Apple again highlights Siri with new 'Road Trip,' 'Rock God' iPhone 4S ads

02/10/2012, 01:02 am

Apple on Thursday posted two new video ads showcasing how the Siri virtual assistant on the iPhone 4S can help people achieve dreams like cross-country road trips and playing in a rock band.

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Siri rumored to gain support for Mandarin, Japanese and Russian in March

02/08/2012, 04:02 pm

An Apple software engineer reportedly working on the Chinese-language version of the company's Siri voice assistant says support for Mandarin, Japanese and Russian will be added in March, as well as localized navigation and information services.

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Sprint sold 1.8M iPhones in holiday quarter, 40% to new subscribers

02/08/2012, 08:02 am

Sprint, the third-largest wireless carrier in the U.S., announced on Wednesday that it sold 1.8 million iPhones in the fourth quarter of 2011, with 40 percent of those to new subscribers.

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Siri accounts for 1/4 of Wolfram Alpha queries as search engine goes 'Pro'

02/07/2012, 09:02 am

About one quarter of the queries to the "computational knowledge engine" Wolfram Alpha now come from the Siri voice assistant found in Apple's iPhone 4S.

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Apple retakes crown as world's top smartphone maker

02/07/2012, 07:02 am

After tallying the numbers from top smartphone manufacturers' fourth quarter 2011 earnings, it was revealed on Monday that Apple has wrested the top spot from Samsung following the highly successful iPhone 4S launch.

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NPD: Apple's iPhone 4S, 4 & 3GS were top 3 US smartphones over holidays

02/06/2012, 04:02 pm

Apple's iPhone lineup dominated smartphone sales during the holiday 2011 quarter, with the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS taking the top three spots, respectively, in total U.S. sales.

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Apple iPhone 4S A5 chip incorporates Audience EarSmart noise reduction tech for Siri

02/05/2012, 04:02 pm

Apple's A5 System on a Chip incorporates dedicated noise reduction circuitry by Audience, Inc., which optimizes the performance of Siri voice recognition on iPhone 4S.

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