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Topic: iPhone

More iPhone buyers switching from Android this year than in 2012

11/11/2013, 07:11 am

New research by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, based on interviews of 400 new iPhone 5s and 5c buyers, indicates that an increasing proportion of Apple's customers are coming from Android compared to last year.

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Rumor: Apple exploring pressure-sensitive iPhones with curved glass displays up to 5.5"

11/10/2013, 05:11 pm

Future iPhones from Apple could feature radically different designs with curved glass covers, displays as large as 5.5 inches, and even new sensors that could determine how much pressure a user is applying to a touch screen.

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Twelve years ago today Apple began selling iPod

11/10/2013, 03:11 pm

On Saturday November 10, 2001, Apple began selling iPod, a new product the company described as "a breakthrough MP3 music player that packs up to 1,000 CD-quality songs into an ultra-portable, 6.5 ounce design that fits in your pocket."

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Apple scores back to back wins vs. Google's Motorola in German, ITC patent cases

11/08/2013, 05:11 pm

Apple gained two favorable court decisions in its patent battles with Google's Motorola subsidiary today, one in Germany and other at the U.S. International Trade Commission.

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Lenovo reveals plans to sell smartphones where Apple's iPhone is seen as too expensive

11/08/2013, 10:11 am

Lenovo's smartphone strategy is so heavily influenced by the iPhone that the company plans to continue targeting markets where Apple's smartphone is viewed by consumers as too expensive, its CEO revealed.

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Samsung tempers expectations for a 64-bit Android answer to Apple's A7

11/07/2013, 05:11 am

Samsung sought to assuage its investors' concerns about increasingly intense competition with Apple and the cooling market for premium Android smartphones, outlining a specs race that described a future with 64-bit Exynos chips, super high resolution mobile displays and a new focus on software.

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Analyst predicts two iPhone releases per year after meeting with Apple's CEO, CFO

11/06/2013, 11:11 am

Apple's decision to split the iPhone lineup into a high-end flagship model and a more affordable mid-range offering sets the stage for the company to increase the frequency with which it updates the handsets, one analyst increasingly believes after meeting with the company's chief executive, Tim Cook.

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Only one third of Samsung's smartphone sales are in the class of Apple's iPhone

11/06/2013, 03:11 am

In a meeting with its concerned investors on Wednesday, the head of Samsung Mobile revealed numbers illustrating that the company sold fewer high end smartphones than Apple this year, and that only about a third of the company's total "smartphone" shipments are of a class really comparable to the iPhone.

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Apple, Samsung lengthen US smartphone marketshare lead in Q3

11/05/2013, 07:11 pm

The latest smartphone statistics from research firm comScore were published today, revealing Apple and Samsung to be the only two top-five manufacturers to show growth in the U.S. market.

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T-Mobile faced severe iPhone 5s constraints in Q3 2013, limiting sales at launch [u]

11/05/2013, 12:11 pm

Resurgent wireless carrier T-Mobile is believed to have sold around 540,000 iPhones during its fiscal 2013 third quarter, a number that lags far behind the company's rivals and indicates suffocating constraints on supply of Apple's newest handsets.

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After on-stage showing at iPhone 5s debut, Nike+ Move app goes live

11/04/2013, 10:11 pm

The Nike+ Move app, which was first highlighted as part of Apple's iPhone 5s unveiling, has finally hit the iOS App Store, promising to turn the handset into an all-day activity tracker.

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Apple signs $578M sapphire deal with GT Advanced Technology

11/04/2013, 05:11 pm

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. announced a multi-year, $578 million contract with Apple to supply advanced sapphire material.

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Apple's iOS takes phone sales share in US, Australia prior to iPhone 5s launch

11/04/2013, 01:11 pm

Apple's share of smartphone sales through the September quarter nudged up 1.3 percentage points in the U.S., 2.2 points in Latin America, and a dramatic 7 points in Australia, while slipping 6.4 points in China and losing 2.3 points across Western Europe.

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Review: Sony's high-end Cyber-shot QX100 wireless camera lens for iPhone

11/02/2013, 09:11 am

The Cyber-shot DSC-QX100 is the high-end version of Sony's newly released iPhone-compatible wireless camera accessories, packing in a Carl Zeiss lens at an attractive price point. Like the low-end QX10, it's a forward thinking device with a great deal of potential that remains held back by shaky software.

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Virgin Media finally granted access to iPhone, will start 5s and 5c sales on Nov. 22

11/02/2013, 12:11 am

UK wireless carrier Virgin Media announced on Friday that it will start sales of Apple's latest iPhone 5s and 5c on Nov. 22, marking the first time that the popular handset will hit the telecom's network.

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Apple now sitting on $10B in deferred revenue, more than Samsung or Google earned last quarter

11/01/2013, 02:11 pm

Apple reported net earnings of $7.5 billion for the quarter ending in September, but it also amassed more than $10 billion in deferred revenues that it hasn't yet declared as income.

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Google unveils new Nexus 5 with M7-like motion tracker, Android 4.4 KitKat

10/31/2013, 02:10 pm

At a Friday event in San Francisco, Google took the covers off their newest Nexus-series handset and unwrapped the next version of Android, version 4.4, or "KitKat."

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SoftBank shows massive income growth behind demand for Apple's iPhone

10/31/2013, 11:10 am

Japanese telecommunications company SoftBank on Thursday reported a robust 29 percent year-over-year jump in net income for its mobile division, which the carrier attributes primarily to sales of Apple's iPhone.

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Sprint sells 1.4 million iPhones in Q3, edges slightly into profitability

10/30/2013, 10:10 am

Despite a net loss of more than 300,000 customers, Sprint backed its way into a $383 million profit for the fiscal third quarter of 2013 and posted strong sales of Apple's handsets.

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Apple earned more than Samsung, LG, Nokia, Huawei, Lenovo & Motorola's mobile shipments combined

10/30/2013, 08:10 am

With sales of "just" 33.8 million iPhones, Apple earned more than Samsung's entire mobile unit (which includes PCs, netbooks and tablets) plus the mobile phone hardware divisions of LG, Nokia, Huawei, Lenovo and Motorola, too.

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