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Topic: iPhone

Meta announces new premium iPhone-connected smart watch lineup

01/06/2014, 01:01 pm

Meta, the smart watch maker formerly known as MetaWatch, has announced its next generation of iPhone-connected, wrist-worn devices, set to launch this spring with an all-new look and premium design from the brains behind Vertu luxury electronics.

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Retailers discount iPhone 5s down to $120, AT&T offers customers $450 to leave T-Mobile [u]

01/03/2014, 12:01 pm

Friday brought three impressive new deals for those looking to buy a new iPhone or jump ship from their current carrier, with Best Buy knocking up to 35 percent off of on-contract iPhone 5s sales, MacMall pricing the 5s at $120 and AT&T offering up to $450 per line to customers who switch from rival T-Mobile.

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Hackers continue to tweak Apple's obsolete iOS 3.1.3 for legacy iPhones, iPods

12/31/2013, 03:12 pm

Even as Apple's first- and second-generation iPhone and iPod touch gain "vintage" status, intrepid programming group "whited00r" is working to bring many of iOS's latest features, like Control Center, to the geriatric devices.

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Apple says it was unaware of NSA's iPhone spying, vows to defend customers' privacy

12/31/2013, 12:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday reacted to news that the U.S. National Security Agency has worked on iPhone spyware to remotely monitor users, saying it has not cooperated with the agency on such projects and was not previously aware of those attempts.

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Purported prototype of Apple's first-gen iPhone sells for $1500 on eBay

12/30/2013, 08:12 am

A device that one collector says is an "engineering prototype" of Apple's first-generation iPhone has sold on auction site eBay for $1,500, one of a handful of similar preproduction iPhones to surface in recent years.

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Editorial: 2013 was a terrible year for both Apple's competitors and its media critics

12/28/2013, 07:12 pm

Tech blogs and mainstream media reports in 2013 consistently presented Apple as beset by a series of unsolvable problems, from flagging sales and slipping market share to a generalized lack of innovation. In hindsight, the media was disastrously, egregiously wrong about the horses it chose to back in the technology market this year. Perhaps they'll do a better job in 2014.

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Rumor: LG hopes to catch up to Apple with fingerprint sensor in next-gen Android phone

12/27/2013, 09:12 am

LG Electronics is reportedly testing a prototype version of the next generation of its flagship G-series smartphones that will allegedly include a swipe-based fingerprint sensor, countering the Touch ID capability of Apple's iPhone 5s.

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IBM: iOS crushed Android in Christmas shopping with 5 times the sales

12/26/2013, 03:12 pm

Apple's iPhone and iPad represented the vast majority of U.S. online shopping and sales during Christmas, accounting for more than an 83 percent take of sales compared to Android.

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Taiwan FTC fines Apple for seeking to manage retailers' iPhone pricing

12/25/2013, 01:12 pm

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission has slapped Apple with a $670,000 fine for interfering with mobile providers and handset retailers' pricing.

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Smartphone growth slowing in China as Apple expands iPhone presence

12/24/2013, 01:12 pm

Though the Chinese market remains a major focus for Apple, particularly with the upcoming launch of the iPhone on China Mobile, new data suggests that overall smartphone sales growth has been slowing from its previous red-hot pace.

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Rumor: Apple to debut larger iPhone in May, 12.9-inch iPad in October

12/23/2013, 08:12 am

The latest rumors from Apple's supply chain claim the company plans to launch two larger versions of its best selling products in 2014: A jumbo-sized iPhone in May, and a larger 12.9-inch iPad in October.

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China Mobile signs deal with Apple, will launch iPhone 5s, 5c in January

12/22/2013, 05:12 pm

Apple officially announced its agreement with China Mobile today. The world's largest carrier and most significant remaining mobile operator to not sell iPhones will begin taking preregistrations on December 25 and bring iPhone 5s and 5c models to retail stores for sale on January 17.

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Review: Logitech PowerShell Controller for iPhone

12/22/2013, 02:12 pm

Renowned accessory maker Logitech's first stab at an official Made for iPhone gaming controller features solid construction, but that's about where the positives end for this overpriced, disappointing accessory.

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Review: Moga Ace Power Game Controller for Apple's iPhone

12/20/2013, 04:12 pm

As one of the first two Made for iPhone gaming controllers to hit the market, the Moga Ace Power holds the distinction of being the best option you can buy right now, sporting a number of commendable features and greatly enhancing gaming on Apple's iPhone. But that doesn't mean the accessory is worth its hefty $100 price tag.

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Weaker than expected iPhone 5c sales may trigger China Mobile renegotiation

12/19/2013, 11:12 pm

Sales of Apple's less-expensive iPhone 5c may be holding up an anticipated China Mobile deal, says KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, but negotiations are likely nearing an end point.

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Google's reaction to Apple's iPhone unveiling: 'We're going to have to start over' on Android

12/19/2013, 12:12 pm

The iPhone's 2007 introduction was not only a watershed moment for Apple, but also a turning point for Google's Android team, according to an excerpt from a new book on the subject.

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Apple's iPhone 5s ranks as third most popular Google search of 2013

12/17/2013, 11:12 am

Dominant search platform Google on Tuesday released its annual list of the most popular subjects sought by its users, and Apple's flagship iPhone 5s appeared third on the list, showing intense interest from consumers.

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Apple's 64-bit A7 SoC 'set off panic' for chipmakers

12/17/2013, 01:12 am

Apple caught market-leading chipmakers off guard when it debuted the 64-bit A7 system-on-chip alongside the iPhone 5s in September, a move one Qualcomm insider says put the industry in panic mode.

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Apple's holiday iPhone ad focuses on family, tugs at heartstrings [u]

12/16/2013, 10:12 pm

Apple marked a return to its "quiet" iPhone ad campaign on Monday with a holiday-themed television commercial, this time using the iPhone 5s and AirPlay to create a touching portrait of the modern family Christmas.

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Survey suggests China Mobile deal will add at least 12M iPhone sales for Apple in 2014

12/16/2013, 08:12 am

A survey of consumers in China has found that an anticipated deal to sell the iPhone with carrier China Mobile could incrementally boost Apple's handset sales in calendar 2014 by at least 12 million units, though there is potential for much more.

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