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Topic: iPhone

Supply chain evidence of 4-inch 'iPhone 6c' disappears, analyst says

07/27/2015, 09:07 pm

Cowen and Company analyst Timothy Arcuri, one of the first to report on the possibility of a 4-inch "iPhone 6c," revealed in a recent note to investors that he can no longer find evidence that Apple is working on such a device for 2015.

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Apple to greatly expand retail presence in India with 500 'Authorized Mobility Resellers'

07/27/2015, 11:07 am

As a part of its newly-invigorated attempt to improve sales in India, Apple is reportedly working to help launch 500 "Authorized Mobility Reseller" locations in 12 different cities.

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Police shut down Chinese factory that produced $19M worth of fake iPhones

07/27/2015, 08:07 am

A major iPhone counterfeiting factory, which produced so many fake Apple devices that some even made their way to the U.S., has been shut down by Beijing police and led to nine arrests.

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Apple takes 'If it's not an iPhone' ad campaign online with new minisite

07/24/2015, 06:07 pm

As part of its 'If it's not an iPhone' ad campaign, Apple on Friday introduced an online minisite touting unique iPhone features, from an unparalleled selection of apps to digital and physical security.

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Apple's $26.5B in purchase commitments hint at huge 'iPhone 6s' launch

07/24/2015, 10:07 am

Apple had $26.5 billion in off-balance sheet commitments at the end of the June quarter -- a massive year-over-year increase that suggests the company is planning for a record breaking launch of its next-generation "iPhone 6s."

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Apple celebrates 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act with App Store collection

07/23/2015, 06:07 pm

Observing 25 years of the U.S. Americans with Disabilities Act, Apple is profiling a collection of accessibility apps expressly designed to accommodate users with vision, hearing, speech, physical and motor skills or learning and literacy issues.

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First photos of supposed 'iPhone 6s' front panel appear, points to mass production

07/23/2015, 05:07 pm

A set of photos posted to the Web on Thursday claim to show so-called "iPhone 6s" screens rolling off the production line, suggesting mass manufacturing of the next-generation handset has started.

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IDC: Apple snags global smartphone marketshare from Samsung in June quarter

07/23/2015, 04:07 pm

IDC research data published on Thursday shows that Apple's share of the global smartphone market grew to 14.1 percent in the June quarter, up from 11.7 percent in the same period a year ago -- largely at the expense of Samsung.

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Apple Pay's US roster adds 35 new banks, approaches total of 400

07/23/2015, 09:07 am

Apple on Thursday added another 35 companies to the list of U.S. banks supporting Apple Pay, this time offering a more even split of credit unions and conventional banks.

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New Microsoft Send app brings chat-like threads to iPhone email conversations

07/22/2015, 12:07 pm

Microsoft on Tuesday launched Send, a new iPhone app intended to simplify email conversations down to instant-messaging style threads.

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iPhone 6 continues to dominate best seller list, blocks Samsung Galaxy S6 from top spot

07/21/2015, 01:07 pm

Apple's iPhone 6 has remained the top selling smartphone for ten months in a row, with sales actually increasing in May, blocking Samsung's flagship phone from taking the top spot for the quarter.

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Apple, Samsung continue to pace global smartphone market as Xiaomi jumps into top 5

07/21/2015, 10:07 am

South Korean electronics giant Samsung and California-based Apple remained the two largest sellers of smartphones around the world in the second quarter, data released this week shows, while Chinese brands like Huawei and Xiaomi continue to make inroads.

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Apple spotlights 'amazing apps' in latest 'If it's not an iPhone' ad

07/19/2015, 08:07 pm

As part of Apple's new iPhone ad blitz, the company on Sunday released a 30-second spot highlighting user access to the iOS App Store and its more than 1.5 million titles, reminding consumers that "If it's not an iPhone, it's not an iPhone."

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Independent UK businesses quickly jump on board with Apple Pay

07/17/2015, 02:07 pm

Some independent retailers and app developers in the U.K. are reportedly already adopting Apple Pay, just days after the service became available in the region.

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Gold rear shell purportedly for Apple's 'iPhone 6s Plus' said to feature stronger construction

07/17/2015, 01:07 pm

New pictures claim to show a rear casing for Apple's next-generation "iPhone 6s Plus" in gold, and a hands-on with the part assert that it features new material for stronger construction than the current iPhone 6 series.

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Apple partner TSMC to mass produce 10nm chips by early 2017, on pace to beat Intel

07/17/2015, 09:07 am

The race to make smaller and more efficient mobile processors continues, with iPhone chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. revealing it remains on track to mass produce its first 10-nanometer FinFET processors by early 2017 -- a timeframe that would put it ahead of rival Intel.

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Xiaomi VP lists intrinsic smartphone features in defense of copycat claims, proceeds to describe iPhone

07/16/2015, 07:07 pm

In a video interview with Bloomberg published on Thursday, Hugo Barra, vice president of global operations at Chinese mobile hardware upstart Xiaomi, addressed accusations that his company's products are derivative and take more than a little inspiration from Apple's iOS lineup.

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Apple, Samsung & carriers working together on 'e-SIM' standard for mobile data plans

07/16/2015, 12:07 pm

The two largest handset makers in the world --Apple and Samsung -- are said to be working with some of the largest carriers around the globe on a new, so-called "e-SIM" standard that would replace traditional SIM cards, and make it easier for customers to sign up for new data plans.

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Samsung & TSMC begin volume production of Apple's next-gen 'A9' CPU for 'iPhone 6s' - report

07/16/2015, 09:07 am

The two principal manufacturers of Apple processors, Samsung and TSMC, have each begun volume production of the next-generation "A9" CPU for use in the upcoming iPhones, according to a new report.

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Rumor: Samsung to launch Galaxy 'S6 Edge+,' Note 5 on August 12

07/14/2015, 10:07 am

In a move designed to preempt Apple's anticipated "iPhone 6s" event in September, Samsung will reportedly unveil its latest Galaxy Note phablet alongside a jumbo-sized Galaxy S6 Edge on August 12.

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