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Topic: iPhone 4S

Kindle Fire cannibalized 1M to 2M iPad sales 'at most' this holiday

01/03/2012, 10:01 am

The launch of the $199 Amazon Kindle Fire had a detrimental effect on iPad sales for Apple, but the company is still expected to report record sales this quarter, a new report states.

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Apple iOS 5 trounces Windows Phone browser in speed tests

01/02/2012, 08:01 pm

An unofficial benchmarking video shows Microsoft's native Windows Phone 7.5 Mango browser lags behind Apple's Safari for iOS in various speed tests, with the Nokia Lumia 800 testbed even being outperformed by an iPhone 4 running iOS 4.3.

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Rumor: iPhone made up 66% of sales at AT&T corporate stores, Android 9%

12/30/2011, 09:12 pm

A new report claims Apple's iPhone comprised 66 percent of all device sales at AT&T's corporate retail stores in December, while Android is said to have taken an 8.5 percent share.

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Apple headlines 8 of WSJ's 10 most-read corporate articles in 2011

12/29/2011, 02:12 am

Apple came up as a frequent hot topic in business news this year, as evidenced by the fact that eight of the ten most-read corporate articles from The Wall Street Journal in 2011 were about the company and its co-founder Steve Jobs.

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App downloads up 83% on strong iPhone 4S sales

12/28/2011, 04:12 pm

iPhone app downloads in the U.S. during November saw an 83 percent rise from a year ago, while the aggregate volume of the Top 200 ranked free apps for Apple's handset grew to 5.65 million downloads per day.

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Hackers claim Siri port to iPhone 4 avoids copyright infringement

12/27/2011, 02:12 pm

Hackers have managed to successfully port Apple's Siri personal assistant to a device other than the iPhone 4S, and they claim to have done it without violating any copyright laws.

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Apple to launch iPhone 4S in mainland China before Jan. 23

12/27/2011, 10:12 am

Apple has met all of the requirements for the iPhone 4S to launch in mainland China, and the handset will reportedly debut before the Chinese New Year in late January.

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Foxconn to double size of iPhone plant making it biggest in world

12/26/2011, 05:12 pm

Chinese manufacturer and Apple partner Foxconn plans to expand the size of its iPhone-producing Zhengzhou plant, with the $1.1 billion construction expected to make it the largest smartphone-producing facility in the world.

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Apple's Santa TV spot deemed best ad of holiday season

12/23/2011, 05:12 pm

Apple's TV commercial depicting Santa Claus interacting with Siri on his iPhone 4S was named the most effective ad of the 2011 holiday season, and topped 34 other Santa-themed spots.

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iPhone market share grows in US & UK, but falls across Europe

12/22/2011, 09:12 am

New data shows Apple's iPhone 4S launched helped it gain market share in the U.S. and U.K., though price sensitivity in Europe has allegedly cost Apple ground.

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Nuance acquires Vlingo to deliver Siri-like intelligent voice interfaces

12/20/2011, 05:12 pm

Nuance has announced plans to acquire Vlingo in order to deliver a new generation of voice-based, natural language interfaces for a variety of consumer and professional markets the company sees as being a $5 billion opportunity.

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Apple's Siri can now shop for electronics by voice using Wolfram Alpha

12/19/2011, 05:12 pm

A new capability announced by Wolfram Alpha enabling its clients to browse Best Buy's electronics and appliances data provides iPhone 4S Siri users a new way to shop and compare products using their voice.

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Samsung sues Apple over 4 new patents, but backs off iPhone 4S complaint

12/16/2011, 03:12 pm

Samsung has added four new patents to its lawsuit against Apple in Germany, but has backed off of a complaint related to baseband chips in the iPhone 4S.

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Apple launches iPhone 4S in Brazil, Taiwan, Russia and more

12/16/2011, 01:12 pm

Apple on Friday continued its rapid international roll-out of the iPhone 4S, with the handset debuting in more than 20 countries across the globe.

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Samsung ramps up A5 production in Texas; iOS 5.0.1 tweak may aid Siri ports

12/16/2011, 02:12 am

Samsung began full-scale production of Apple's A5 processor at a new facility in Austin, Texas, this month, while hackers are claiming that Apple's recent tweaks to iOS 5.0.1 could open up legal ways to port the Siri voice assistant feature to other iOS devices.

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Apple accounts for three of Google's top ten 2011 searches

12/15/2011, 07:12 pm

Three Apple-related search terms were included in Google's Zeitgeist 2011, with Steve Jobs, the iPhone 5 and iPad 2 all ranking as one of the top ten fastest-rising global queries recorded by the internet search giant.

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Apple releases Apple TV 4.4.4, tweaks iOS 5.0.1 for iPhone 4S

12/15/2011, 02:12 pm

Apple on Thursday released a new software update for its Apple TV set-top box, and also issued a tweaked version of iOS 5.0.1 for iPhone 4S users.

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Rumor: Google prepping 'Majel' Android voice assistant to counter Apple's Siri

12/13/2011, 10:12 pm

A new unverified report claims Google is working on its own voice recognition assistant for Android, drawing its "Majel" codename from the voice of the on-board computer in Star Trek.

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Best Buy sees strong iPhone 4S, iPad 2 demand in 'Apple holiday season'

12/13/2011, 12:12 pm

Best Buy officials have singled out Apple's iPhone 4S and iPad 2 as some of the company's strongest selling products during the holiday shopping season.

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iTunes Music, Movies Stores arrive in Latin America; O2 offers iPhone 4S leasing [u]

12/12/2011, 11:12 pm

Brazil and 16 other Latin American countries are now offering music and movies from Apple's iTunes Store, while U.K. wireless operator O2 has come up with an iPhone leasing scheme that allow customers to rent the iPhone 4S for a year.

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