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Topic: iPhone

Rumored 'iPhone 6' dummy compared to iPhone 5s as more alleged 3D renders leak online

05/11/2014, 06:05 am

A pair of reports on Saturday claim to reveal a bit more information about Apple's upcoming 4.7-inch "iPhone 6," with one comparing a widely circulated dummy of the larger handset against an iPhone 5s, while the other features 3D renderings purportedly from an Apple partner supplier.

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Apple boosts iPhone 4/4S trade-in values in handset upgrade push

05/09/2014, 07:05 pm

Apple on Friday launched an iPhone upgrade promotion that sweetens the deal for iPhone owners looking to step to a new iPhone 5s or 5c. Specifically, owners of iPhone 4S models can net greater trade-in incentives than usual -- up to $199.

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Apple's iPhone destroys Samsung in South Korean customer satisfaction rankings

05/09/2014, 07:05 pm

A customer satisfaction survey ranking smartphones features and desirability in South Korea awarded Apple's iPhone 5s a widening lead over domestic rivals including LG, Samsung and Pantech.

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New photos compare 4.7" 'iPhone 6' mockup to current-gen iPod touch

05/09/2014, 03:05 pm

An aluminum mockup of Apple's next generation iPhone, likely based off of widely-circulated "leaked" specifications, has cropped up and is shown next to a fifth generation iPod touch in a new photo set.

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Apple rumored to launch 4.7-inch 'iPhone 6' in August, larger model in September

05/09/2014, 03:05 am

According to the latest rumblings out of the Far East, Apple is planning to debut the 4.7-inch version of its next-generation iPhone in August and may follow up with a larger model a month later.

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Study: iPhone users fly in planes and drink wine, Android users prefer the bus and beer

05/08/2014, 07:05 pm

A report comparing and contrasting iPhone and Android user demographics reveals a few interesting tidbits about owners of devices running the two rival smartphone platforms.

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Apple & Samsung combine for 106% of handset profits as competitors continue to bleed cash

05/08/2014, 11:05 am

Apple remained by far the most profitable mobile phone maker in the just-concluded March quarter with 65 percent of value, while all other competitors except Samsung either lost money or broke even, the latest research shows.

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Canaccord raises Apple target to $660, finds iPhone 5s top seller at all major US carriers

05/08/2014, 10:05 am

With its price target at risk of falling below the company's actual trading share price, Canaccord Genuity on Thursday updated its forecast for Apple stock to $660, and revealed the results of a new survey that found the iPhone 5s is the most popular handset at all four major U.S. carriers.

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Samsung sacks mobile design chief after tepid reception for Galaxy S5

05/08/2014, 09:05 am

With critics and consumers alike voicing displeasure with the industrial design choices made in its latest flagship smartphone, Samsung on Thursday replaced mobile design leader Chang Dong-hoon with deputy Lee Min-hyouk.

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Apple's iOS takes 93% share in enterprise apps; iPad takes 92% of business tablets

05/07/2014, 05:05 pm

Enterprise mobile services vendor Good Technology reported that companies continue to prefer Apple's mobile platform, with iPhone and iPad share of business devices holding steady in dominating device share despite significant growth in the segment, and in particular, custom app development standardizing on iOS.

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New Samsung Galaxy S5 ad forced to cherry pick lines from lackluster reviews

05/07/2014, 04:05 pm

Samsung's latest Galaxy S5 ad creatively carved quotes from a series of independent product reviews on what appears to be an autopsy in search of healthy tissue.

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Pharmacy chain Duane Reade to trial Apple's iBeacons in several NYC locations

05/07/2014, 09:05 am

Consumers in the Big Apple will soon find their pharmacy visits more convenient as popular chain Duane Reade announced plans to bring iBeacon-powered microlocation functionality -- such as coupons or product reviews -- to 10 Manhattan outlets in a new pilot program.

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Rumor: Apple supplier Pegatron nets orders for 4.7-inch 'iPhone 6,' to ship in September

05/07/2014, 04:05 am

According to the latest rumblings out of East Asia, major Apple supplier Pegatron has received 15 percent of orders for the 4.7-inch next-generation "iPhone 6," which is expected to launch in September.

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Before Apple's iPhone was too small, it was too "monstrously" big

05/06/2014, 01:05 pm

Apple is widely expected to introduce new, larger iPhone 6 models this year, after ignoring the "phablet" market for years. Somewhat ironically, it was Apple that initiated and perpetuated the trend toward larger smartphones phones while its competitors, including Samsung, worked to popularize small devices in order to "exploit" consumer preferences for phones that weren't as "monstrously large" as the iPhone, as revealed in confidential documents from the patent infringement trial.

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Samsung to challenge $120M damages award in Apple patent suit

05/06/2014, 09:05 am

South Korean electronics giant Samsung will reportedly challenge the $120 million in damages awarded to Apple as part of the companies' most recent courtroom battle, with Samsung's lead attorney saying the verdict was "unsupported by evidence."

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SCiO will turn Apple's iPhone into a portable molecular scanner for $299

05/05/2014, 02:05 pm

Accidentally slicing into an unripe avocado or trying to guess the nutritional value of a restaurant meal might soon be problems of the past thanks to SCiO, a pocket-sized spectrometer that lets users analyze the molecular structure of anything from food to plants -- even the human body -- and view the results on their iPhone.

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After partial win, Apple comments on second Samsung trial as award grows

05/02/2014, 09:05 pm

Following the jury's verdict in the second Apple vs Samsung trial, which found infringement in three of the five patents Apple argued, the company issued a statement thanking the jury and suggesting a continued fight to defend the company's innovative products.

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Photos compare purported 'iPhone 6' mockup against dummy Samsung Galaxy S5

05/02/2014, 06:05 pm

Yet another series of photos claiming to show a mockup of Apple's next-generation "iPhone 6" hit the Web on Friday, this time pitting the unconfirmed handset against a non-functioning Samsung Galaxy S5 display model.

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Jury's verdict in Apple vs Samsung case threatens far reaching consequences

05/02/2014, 08:05 am

The jurors deciding the outcome of the second Apple vs Samsung trial haven't yet returned a verdict, but their options are limited to a few possible outcomes, ranging from a fiery thermonuclear blast to a wintery new Dark Ages.

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Prepaid US carrier MetroPCS 'very interested' in carrying Apple's iPhone

05/02/2014, 08:05 am

Executives for T-Mobile, which owns low-cost prepaid wireless provider MetroPCS, have signaled that they are looking to bring the iPhone to the U.S. carrier, further expanding Apple's availability.

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