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Topic: iPhone

Simple, Jumio showcase new mobile payment systems for Apple's iPhone

10/10/2013, 11:10 am

The iPhone gained two innovative mobile payment systems Thursday as virtual banking service Simple teased their new Bluetooth-enabled cash transfer system 'MoneyDrop' while credential management startup Jumio showed off Passbook-based PORT.

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iOS 7 update brings more Wi-Fi issues for some iPhone 4S owners

10/10/2013, 11:10 am

iPhone 4S owners have taken to Apple's support forums by the hundreds with complaints that iOS 7 has caused a new round of problems with the phone's Broadcom Wi-Fi and Bluetooth controller, echoing issues that reared their head during iOS 6's release.

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Supply chain visit makes analyst 'confident' about larger iPhone in 2014

10/10/2013, 09:10 am

Sources in Apple's supply chain have reportedly indicated that Apple is on track to release a new iPhone with a larger screen next year, according to one analyst.

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How Apple's iPhone rapidly destroyed Nokia's world leading Symbian platform

10/10/2013, 03:10 am

In 2008, a journalist in Finland wrote a letter to Nokia complaining that its smartphones were difficult to use, prompting a confidential response acknowledging desperate efforts to catch up with Apple's new iPhone. One year later Nokia announced MeeGo, and the following year it made plans to shift to Windows Phone. The company is now being sold off for scrap.

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Best Buy trade-in offer to take any working smartphone for at least $100 toward iPhone 5s, 5c

10/09/2013, 08:10 pm

Electronics retailer Best Buy appears on the verge of kicking off another trade-in program aimed at getting iPhone 5s and 5c customers through its doors, this time offering a minimum of $100 toward the purchase of one of Apple's two new phones in exchange for any working smartphone.

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T-Mobile announces free global data roaming, texts starting October 31

10/09/2013, 07:10 pm

Travel-loving iPhone owners on T-Mobile's network will soon be able to text and access data for free worldwide, as the carrier has announced a new free international data coverage feature set to launch at the end of October.

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Apple signals China Mobile deal on the horizon with new job posting

10/09/2013, 01:10 pm

Apple is seeking a Carrier Engineering Manager with expertise in China Mobile's homegrown TD-SCDMA and TD-LTE cellular networking technologies for Apple's Beijing office, signaling that the iPhone may finally be close to a debut on the world's largest wireless carrier.

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Apple's iPhone 5s & 5c set to launch in more than 50 new locales by Nov. 1

10/09/2013, 08:10 am

A total of 35 new countries and territories — including Italy, Russia and Spain — will gain access to Apple's latest iPhones on Oct. 25, while 16 more will see the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c debut on Nov. 1.

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Piper: More than half of teens own an iPhone, iPad immensely popular

10/08/2013, 07:10 pm

Apple's iPhone and iPad remain popular among young people, according to a new study that shows the iPhone in the hands of more than half of American teens.

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Apple iPhone 5s camera shines for National Geographic photographer

10/08/2013, 09:10 am

Longtime National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson left his DSLR behind on a hiking trip through Scotland in favor of an iPhone 5s, and concluded that Apple's latest flagship handset includes "a very capable camera."

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Product ban looms for Samsung in patent spat with Apple

10/07/2013, 01:10 pm

An ITC import ban on some older models of Samsung smartphones will go into effect at 12 a.m. Eastern on Oct. 8, unless the Obama administration vetoes the action as it did for Apple.

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Samsung ad gets applause for copying Apple's iPhone spot from 2007

10/07/2013, 12:10 pm

Critics have broadly panned Samsung's initial efforts to deliver a Galaxy Gear "smart watch," but there's accolades for the product's commercial, which is closely patterned after an ad Apple commissioned at the introduction of the original iPhone in 2007.

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DoCoMo blames limited stock of Apple's iPhones for worst-ever subscriber loss

10/07/2013, 12:10 pm

Japan's NTT DoCoMo suffered the worst month of customer attrition in the company's history in September, placing blame in part on constrained supplies of Apple's new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c.

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A look at cover and case options for protecting the iPhone 5c

10/05/2013, 06:10 pm

With its steel-backed, polycarbonate chassis, Apple's new iPhone 5c will likely stand up to a good deal of stress, but that's no reason to take chances, so AppleInsider has taken a look at what cases are on the market to let you wrap your colorful new iPhone in something that will protect that luster.

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Data bites dogma: Apple's iOS ate up Android, Blackberry U.S. market share losses this summer

10/05/2013, 02:10 am

Market data is eating away at previously held notions in the mobile market. Blackberry's continued decline in U.S. smartphone market share over the summer was matched by an identical retraction by Android, while Apple's iOS has gained nearly all of the ground those other two platforms lost.

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Apple's New iPhone 5c print ads focus on color

10/04/2013, 06:10 pm

Apple's latest billboard ad campaign focuses exclusively on iPhone 5c, highlighting one color at a time with zero attention given to the product's specifications or price.

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RadioShack and Walmart match Best Buy's $50 iPhone 5c discount

10/04/2013, 05:10 pm

Following a move by big box retailer Best Buy, RadioShack and Walmart have announced they too will be slashing prices on Apple's mid-range iPhone, the iPhone 5c, putting the on-contract price for the device at or below $50.

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Behind-the-scenes details revealed about Steve Jobs' first iPhone announcement

10/04/2013, 03:10 pm

While Steve Jobs was on stage unveiling the first iPhone for the world, the engineers behind the device were in the audience halfway drunk, says a new report that takes a look behind-the-scenes of the development of the most popular smartphone in the world.

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Apple's iPhone 5s shows better availability than iPhone 5 at the same point

10/04/2013, 03:10 pm

New channel supply tracking data indicates that Apple's flagship iPhone 5s is easier to find in stores than its predecessor, the iPhone 5, at the same point after its release.

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Sony pledges fix for QX lens connection issues as Camera+, Camera360 plan support

10/04/2013, 02:10 pm

Connectivity issues between Sony's newly released Cyber-shot QX10 and QX100 wireless camera lenses and the iPhone will be addressed in a forthcoming software update, the company has revealed. In addition, third-party apps Camera+ and Camera360 are also working on supporting the accessories.

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