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Topic: iPhone 4S

Leaked photos show Brazil-made 8GB iPhone 4 with custom model number

11/25/2011, 02:11 am

A set of recently-leaked photos depicts an 8GB iPhone 4 produced by Foxconn in Brazil and allegedly bearing a localized model number.


Briefly: Thanksgiving malware, international iPhone 4S launches, new iPod touch ad

11/24/2011, 07:11 pm

New iTunes gift certificate scam takes advantage of eager Black Friday shoppers, iPhone 4S to launch tomorrow in Colombia and India and December in Russia, while Apple releases its latest iPod touch TV commercial.


Microsoft says Windows Phones have had Siri-like functionality for over a year

11/23/2011, 04:11 pm

Microsoft's Craig Mundie said that the iPhone's Siri voice recognition software is not new technology as a similar system has been available on the Windows Phone for over a year, and claims Apple marketed the capability to shift focus away from the iPhone 4S's lack of new features.


Samsung Galaxy S II ad mocks iPhone line-waiters

11/22/2011, 09:11 pm

A new television ad by Samsung reflects its growing rivalry with Apple by painting a caricature of customers waiting in line for the iPhone.


Apple gains ownership of iPhone-related porn domain names

11/22/2011, 12:11 pm

Apple's bid to obtain a number of domain names from pornographic websites that include the "iPhone" name, including, has proven successful.


iPhone 4S quickly jumps to second-most popular camera phone on Flickr

11/22/2011, 01:11 am

Little more than a month after arriving on the market, Apple's latest handset has already become the second-most popular camera phone on photo sharing website Flickr, behind only its predecessor, the iPhone 4.


Apple expected to launch iPhone 4S in Taiwan on Dec. 14-16

11/21/2011, 10:11 pm

A new report has pegged Dec. 14-16 as a likely timeframe for the release of the iPhone 4S in Taiwan.


Briefly: iPhone 4S passes China tests, Apple UK site #2 in traffic, Google updates iPad app

11/21/2011, 08:11 pm

The iPhone 4S has finally been approved for sale in China, Apple's online store was the second most trafficked retail site in UK between August and October while Google updated its search app for the iPad with a new UI and gesture controls.


Apple allegedly delays iOS 5.0.2 to address memory leaks

11/21/2011, 04:11 pm

Backpedaling on a rumor that Apple would release iOS 5.0.2 to address software bugs this week, a new rumor claims the update has been delayed due to memory leaks in the code.


Galaxy Nexus web benchmarks outpace iPhone 4S as 'Woz' picks up early copy

11/19/2011, 09:11 pm

Early web benchmarks for the Galaxy Nexus show that the flagship smartphone outperforms Apple's iPhone 4S in some areas, while Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has been spotted picking up a copy of the Galaxy Nexus at Google's headquarters.


iPhone 4S carrier performance study finds no clear victor

11/18/2011, 07:11 pm

A new study testing data speed, call reliability and voice quality, web browsing and video performance of Apple's iPhone 4S on the three major US carriers finds that AT&T's data speeds are the fastest, while Verizon takes the crown for having the least dropped calls.


AppleCare+ now available 30 days after purchase

11/18/2011, 05:11 pm

Apple has amended the terms for its AppleCare+ iPhone warranty and accidental damage coverage, allowing customers 30 days to opt in to the service that was previously only available at time of purchase.


iPhone 4S demand continues to overwhelm US carriers a month after launch

11/17/2011, 04:11 pm

Wireless carriers in the U.S. continue to struggle to keep up with demand for Apple's iPhone 4S more than a month after the handset first went on sale.


Users report SIM card issues with Apple's iPhone 4S and iOS 5.0.1

11/17/2011, 11:11 am

Some owners of Apple's new iPhone 4S have been hit with SIM card error messages, even if they are connected to a CDMA carrier that does not use SIM cards.


Apple rumored to issue iOS 5.0.2 for battery woes, iOS 5.1 with Siri additions

11/16/2011, 01:11 pm

A new rumor claims that Apple will soon issue an update for the iPhone and iPad in the form of iOS 5.0.2 to address battery life issues, while a more significant 5.1 update will expand Siri functionality on the iPhone 4S.


Samsung obtains March 2012 hearing against Apple in Australian patent case

11/15/2011, 02:11 am

Samsung has successfully obtained a full hearing with an Australian court for its patent case against rival Apple's iPhone 4S, with the hearing scheduled to take place in March 2012.


iPhone 4S to launch in India, world's No. 2 market

11/14/2011, 07:11 pm

Apple continues its fastest iPhone rollout ever as the iPhone 4S is set to launch in India, the world's second largest mobile market, through two separate carriers by the end of November.


Investigation into Siri reveals how the iPhone 4S service talks to Apple

11/14/2011, 06:11 pm

A mobile developer investigating Apple's Siri voice assistant has dissected the service's protocol to develop tools for playing with the service outside of the iPhone 4S.


Samsung won't try to block Apple's iPhone 4S in South Korea

11/14/2011, 10:11 am

Samsung has announced it will not seek an injunction in its own country of South Korea against Apple's newly released iPhone 4S.


Briefly: Phil Schiller; iOS 5.0.1 contact bug; $99 iPhone 4S in Puerto Rico

11/12/2011, 12:11 am

Apple Senior Vice President Phil Schiller has received a slight shift in his title at the company, while iOS 5.0.1 appears to have introduced a bug that keeps an iPhone 4S from recognizing contacts. Finally, a wireless carrier in Puerto Rico is selling the iPhone 4S for the low price of $99.99 with a two-year contract.