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Topic: iPhone 4S

Briefly: AirPlay to add Bluetooth support, Stephen Wolfram on Steve Jobs, upcoming iPhone 4S launches (u)

12/11/2011, 03:12 am

Apple looks to add Bluetooth 4.0 support to its AirPlay wireless protocol, while Wolfram|Alpha founder Stephen Wolfram remembers his years working with Steve Jobs. Also, the iPhone 4S prepares to launch on Dec. 16 in at least 11 countries.

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Apple's iPhone 4S cleared for sale in China, expected to arrive in December [u]

12/10/2011, 12:12 pm

Chinese regulators have issued the final permit required for Apple to launch the iPhone 4S in the country, with wireless operator China Unicom hoping to begin selling the device by the Christmas and New Year holidays.

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Apple promotes The Beatles with ad, free iBook; Samsung again mocks iPhone users

12/09/2011, 11:12 pm

Celebrating the one-year anniversary of the arrival of The Beatles' catalog to iTunes, Apple is promoting the band's music with a new TV ad, while also showcasing a new free "Yellow Submarine" interactive e-book on the iBookstore. Meanwhile, Samsung has released another TV spot mocking iPhone users, this time over music and movie storage.

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Motorola wins major injunction against Apple's iPhone, iPad in Germany

12/09/2011, 08:12 am

Motorola Mobility on Friday won a major patent infringement decision against Apple in Germany, a ruling that includes an injunction against the iPhone and 3G-capable iPads.

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Rumor: Production of two-year-old iPhone 3GS to reach 2M in Dec. quarter

12/09/2011, 12:12 am

Asian supply chain sources claim OEM production of the iPhone 3GS remains steady with expected volume of two million units in the current quarter and 1.4-1.6 million units in the first quarter of calendar 2012.

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Galaxy Tab approved for sale in Australia after Apple appeal denied

12/08/2011, 10:12 pm

An Australian court has denied Apple's request to appeal an overturned preliminary injunction of Samsung's Galaxy Tab, allowing the South Korean company to begin selling the device as early as next week.

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French court denies Samsung's bid to ban iPhone 4S

12/08/2011, 05:12 pm

The first-instance court for all French patent litigation rejects Samsung's attempt to ban iPhone 4S, indicates the South Korean company's use of 3G-essential patents against Apple will see worldwide failure.

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UBS now sees Apple selling record 30 million iPhones in Dec. quarter

12/07/2011, 11:12 pm

Investment bank UBS now believes Apple will sell as many as 30 million iPhones in the December quarter, up from a previous estimate of 28 million.

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Led by Apple's iPhone 4S, AT&T expects record quarter for smartphones

12/07/2011, 09:12 am

AT&T announced on Wednesday that it is on track to have its best quarter ever for smartphone sales, led by continued "strong" performance of the iPhone 4S.

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Holiday iPhone, Mac sales ahead of expectations, iPad 'a little light'

12/07/2011, 08:12 am

Indications from Apple's supply chain suggest that iPhone and Mac sales are picking up strength ahead of Christmas, while the iPad remains on pace for a record setting quarter, albeit with softer sales than expected.

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US Cellular waiting for Apple to release LTE iPhone

12/06/2011, 09:12 pm

U.S. Cellular has indicated that it is waiting for a "cutting edge" LTE iPhone before making a decision on whether to begin carrying Apple's smartphones.

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Apple hiring more Siri engineers, working on evolving API, features, languages

12/06/2011, 06:12 pm

Apple has at least two job postings open for "iOS Software Engineers" that describe work on the Siri voice assistant user interface and the development of an Application Programing Interface, indicating continued work on the new feature. Three additional job listings involve porting Siri to other languages, something readers have noted Apple has already collected voice samples for among native speakers.

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Kindle Fire's erosion of iPad market share offset by global iPhone demand

12/06/2011, 05:12 pm

Sales estimates for Apple's iPad were slashed by 1 million units for 4Q11 due to a strong Kindle Fire launch, but iPhone sales pick up slack with domestic and international demand driving a 1.5 million increase on previous figures.

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Inside iPhone 4S US mobile data: AT&T vs Sprint vs Verizon

12/03/2011, 05:12 pm

Apple now sells iPhones that work on three of the top four national US mobile carriers. Here's a look at how well you can expect Apple's latest smartphones to work on each of these mobile data networks, based on real world testing of each carrier's data throughput.

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Russia and Brazil in latest wave of iPhone 4S launches

12/02/2011, 07:12 pm

iPhone 4S retailers in at least seven countries are reporting that the device will launch in their respective countries on Dec. 16, including Russia and Brazil, two of the most populated states in the world.

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iPhone battery woes persist with Apple's first iOS 5.1 beta

12/02/2011, 08:12 am

Released earlier this week, Apple's first beta of iOS 5.1 issued to developers reportedly does not address battery problems experienced by some users, as solutions to the complex problem continue to elude.

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Wintek sales surge 74% on iPhone, iPad demand, Apple stock boost expected

12/01/2011, 10:12 am

Touchscreen supplier Wintek Corporation revealed on Thursday that its sales in November were up 74 percent month over month, an increase seen as a positive sign for sales of Apple's iOS devices that is expected to push its stock price higher and offset recent losses.

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iPhone 4S is Apple's most popular phone yet with 96% satisfaction rate

12/01/2011, 07:12 am

The iPhone 4S carries the highest customer satisfaction ratings of any Apple smartphone yet, with a new survey finding that 96 percent of users consider themselves satisfied with their purchase.

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JP Morgan ups holiday quarter iPhone estimates to 28 million

12/01/2011, 01:12 am

J.P. Morgan bumped up its projections for shipments of Apple's iPhone in the December quarter to 28 million units, revising its revenue estimates for the company accordingly to $38.69 billion.

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Apple defends Siri abortion, birth control omissions as unintentional

11/30/2011, 10:11 pm

After rights groups criticized Apple for Siri's inability to field requests regarding abortion clinics and birth control, a company spokesperson has said the omissions were "not intentional," while reminding that the service is still in beta.

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