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Topic: iPhone

Rumor: Apple taps Innolux to fill orders for 4.7" 'iPhone 6' displays

05/19/2014, 09:05 am

Taiwanese LCD manufacturer Innolux has beaten out rivals Sharp and Samsung in the race to supply 4.7-inch displays for Apple's next-generation iPhone, a Monday report said.

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Japanese court rules Samsung abused FRAND patents against Apple

05/17/2014, 06:05 pm

Apple made legal progress in its battle with Samsung over patents in Japan this week when the Tokyo District Court ruled that Samsung had indeed illegally abused its Standards Essential Patents to demand a sales ban and excessive royalties against the iPhone maker.

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Pioneer demos Apple CarPlay solutions for older cars set to launch in 'a few weeks'

05/16/2014, 11:05 am

With Pioneer set to update its existing NEX car infotainment systems with support for CarPlay in the coming weeks, the company has been offering advance hands-on previews of how Apple's in-car system will work.

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Bentley's 'short documentary' shot on iPhone 5s, edited on iPad Air

05/15/2014, 05:05 pm

In what amounts to a lengthy ad, luxury motoring brand Bentley on Wednesday posted to the Web a "short documentary" covering the design theory and history of its cars, with the video shot and cut entirely on Apple iOS devices.

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Apple's iPhone beats all Android smartphone web use in North America by wide margin

05/15/2014, 02:05 pm

Chitika Insights web traffic report for April assigned Apple's iPhone a 53.1 percent majority of all smartphone web traffic, while all Android devices combined amounted to just 44.5 percent.

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Continued popularity of Apple's legacy iPhone 4S added estimated 10M iPhone users last quarter

05/14/2014, 09:05 am

Though the iPhone 4S is now more than two and a half years old, it continues to be a strong seller for Apple, with one new estimate suggesting it accounted for 25 percent of iPhones sold by the company last quarter, drawing in nearly 10 million new users to the ecosystem.

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Rumor: Apple already restricting retail employee time off in Sept., its usual iPhone launch window

05/14/2014, 08:05 am

With Apple having opted for a September launch of its latest iPhone models for the last few years, the company is expected to follow that same pattern this year, and is allegedly restricting retail employee time off for that month with four months to go.

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Apple's iPhone now accounts for one in three Japanese mobile phone shipments

05/13/2014, 11:05 pm

After striking a deal to sell the iPhone through Japan's largest wireless telecom NTT DoCoMo, Apple now owns more than 36 percent of the country's entire cellular market, far outpacing worldwide rival Samsung.

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Apple suppliers expect 'iPhone 6' sales to be 20% greater than iPhone 5s

05/12/2014, 10:05 am

Suppliers in the Far East gearing up for Apple's "iPhone 6" are reportedly anticipating 20 percent growth from last year's iPhone 5s launch, setting the stage for the biggest iPhone debut yet.

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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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