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Topic: iPhone 3GS

TomTom clarifies: 99.99 hardware, application sold separately

09/24/2009, 03:09 pm

Correcting an Apple online store listing from earlier Thursday, TomTom U.K. announced that the iPhone car kit accessory will have a retail price of 99.99 but will not include the TomTom application.


Apple lists TomTom Car Kit in Europe (99.95), U.K. (99.95)

09/24/2009, 08:09 am

TomTom's anticipated GPS Car Kit for the iPhone was briefly available for preorder via the online Apple Store in Europe Thursday, with a listing that suggested the software may not work with the iPod touch or first-generation iPhone.


AT&T announces time for iPhone MMS availability Friday

09/23/2009, 08:09 pm

American iPhone users should see multimedia messaging features unlocked late in the morning Friday on the west coast by way of a carrier update file that will be delivered through iTunes, AT&T announced Wednesday.


One-fifth of buyers interested in Apple's unseen tablet

09/23/2009, 07:09 am

Despite the fact that no one has seen it, a new survey says that 21 percent of buyers are interested in purchasing an Apple tablet device. That demand, along with strong Mac and iPhone sales, is expected to propel the company's stock.


AT&T notifies iPhone users of impending MMS launch

09/22/2009, 01:09 pm

Wireless carrier AT&T began sending out text messages this week letting iPhone users know that multimedia messaging capabilities will be available on Friday, Sept. 25.


Apple inquires with users about iPhone OS 3.1 battery life

09/21/2009, 07:09 am

With various reports of poor iPhone battery life following the 3.1 OS update, Apple has reportedly begun asking users about its experiences and usage habits in an attempt to address the issue.


iPod touch speed tests; iPhone radiation; Google Chrome Mac

09/16/2009, 12:09 pm

A new test proves Apple's claims of a 50 percent faster iPod touch; the iPhone does OK in a radiation emission test; and Google Chrome is updated, but Mac users still have to wait for a final version.


Apple plugs loopholes with security updates in iPhone OS 3.1

09/11/2009, 08:09 am

Through security fixes, Apple's latest update to the iPhone operating system has reportedly disabled unintended "features" that some handset users were able to access with the prior version.


AT&T to roll out high-speed HSPA 7.2 in six U.S. cities this year

09/09/2009, 10:09 am

AT&T plans to offer faster wireless data connections on its 3G network to customers, including iPhone users, when it enables High Speed Packet Access 7.2 technology in a half-dozen cities by the end of 2009.


AT&T to enable MMS for iPhone 3G and 3GS on Sept. 25

09/03/2009, 02:09 pm

AT&T confirmed Thursday that multimedia messaging capabilities will come to the iPhone a few days late, on Sept. 25 -- just after the end of summer -- bringing to an end months of waiting and speculation.


SEC probes possible Apple insider trading, iPhone GPS nabs thieves

08/31/2009, 12:08 pm

The SEC is looking into possible illegal trading of Apple stock; would-be iPhone robbers tracked down by GPS; and another celebrity appearance in a Get a Mac ad.


Briefly: Snow Leopard ship date, iPhone 3GS HD video

08/21/2009, 09:08 am

More evidence of an Aug. 28 ship date for Snow Leopard appeared and disappeared this week; and a App Store application enables buggy high definition playback on the iPhone 3GS.


Apple's iPhone 3GS has 99 percent satisfaction rate

08/14/2009, 11:08 am

Customers who flocked to Apple's latest iPhone upgrade were overwhelmingly satisfied with their purchase, but AT&T's network didn't fare nearly as well, a new survey shows.


8GB iPhone 3GS rumored to be replacing lower model

08/05/2009, 02:08 pm

Alleged internal information from Rogers Wireless in Canada suggest that an 8GB model of the iPhone 3GS will launch soon, perhaps replacing the current $99 iPhone 3G offering.


Reseller lists TomTom iPhone kit for 99.00 ($168.50)

08/05/2009, 11:08 am

A U.K Web site has made the TomTom cradle and accompanying software available for pre-order at a cost of 99 pounds, or about $168.50 U.S., though a company spokesman would not confirm that price.


Apple's iPhone gross margins estimated near 60 percent

07/29/2009, 11:07 am

A new report suggests Apple turns nearly a 60 percent gross profit on the sale of each iPhone, and the device allows the company to lower prices on other products without impacting its bottom line.


Apple hogging Toshiba memory; future 1GHz iPhone chip?

07/27/2009, 06:07 pm

Apple's demand for flash memory is proving insatiable in the run-up to new iPods, according to one report. Also, Samsung has developed technology that could increase the processor speed of future Apple handhelds.


Augmented reality in iPhone 3.1; new Snow Leopard build

07/24/2009, 11:07 pm

Apple promises that its upcoming iPhone 3.1 release will be the first to officially support augmented reality apps that support the iPhone 3GS' camera. Also, a new seed of Mac OS X Snow Leopard has been handed to developers.


AT&T quarterly earnings fall on cost of iPhone subsidy

07/23/2009, 08:07 am

AT&T's second quarter earnings beat Wall Street estimates, but still fell 15 percent year over year, as the highly successful launch of Apple's iPhone 3GS -- a phone subsidized by AT&T -- affected the company's bottom line.


Apple's iPhone "wrecking" the cell industry

07/13/2009, 06:07 pm

While many iPhone owners hail Apple as saving them from greedy cellular carriers, an analyst now says the company has overturned AT&T and the entire wireless industry -- and not always for the better.