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Topic: 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.


Apple looking into remaining battery life issues after iOS 5.0.1 update

11/11/2011, 02:11 pm

Following this week's iOS 5.0.1 update for the iPhone, some users still continue to experience battery issues, and Apple has said it is investigating the matter.


Hong Kong sees iPhone 4S frenzy even without Siri support for Chinese

11/11/2011, 12:11 pm

The entire stock of iPhone 4S units sold out on launch day in Hong Kong in just under three hours, even though Apple's Siri voice recognition doesn't work with the Chinese language.


Apple now taking orders for unlocked, contract-free iPhone 4S

11/11/2011, 09:11 am

U.S. customers who were holding out for an unlocked iPhone 4S can now order their handset contract-free from Apple's online store.


Hong Kong iPhone 4S launch sells out after thousands line up

11/11/2011, 02:11 am

Apple's flagship retail store in Hong Kong reportedly sold out of iPhone 4S units by lunchtime after Friday's launch of the popular smartphone attracted a crowd of more than 3,000 people.


Apple releases iOS 5.0.1 with fix for iPhone battery life bugs

11/10/2011, 01:11 pm

Apple on Thursday issued iOS 5.0.1, an incremental update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that addresses a well-publicized bug that resulted in shorter battery life.


Police break up iPhone 4S line outside Hong Kong Apple Store after altercation

11/10/2011, 01:11 am

Hundreds of people lined up for the release of the iPhone 4S in Hong Kong were reportedly dispersed by police Wednesday evening after customers got in an argument with professional queuers outside the Apple Store.


Amazon buys voice recognition startup Yap to counter Apple's Siri

11/09/2011, 04:11 pm

As competition between Amazon and Apple in the mobile devices market continues to grow, the online retailer has purchased a voice-to-text company called Yap.


Siri raise-to-speak feature uses modified iPhone 4S proximity sensor

11/09/2011, 03:11 pm

One previously undiscovered change in the iPhone 4S versus the iPhone 4 is a new infrared proximity sensor that enables the raise-to-speak feature used by Siri voice recognition.


Claims of weakening demand for Apple's iPhone 4S disputed

11/09/2011, 09:11 am

A Taiwanese newspaper made waves on Wednesday by claiming that Apple has reduced orders for the iPhone 4S, but a trio of separate reports specifically dispute the rumor.


Apple confirms no current plans to bring Siri to older devices

11/08/2011, 10:11 pm

Apple's engineering unit has reportedly confirmed that the company currently has "no plans" to support its Siri personal assistant feature on older devices, according to a person familiar with the matter.


Apple still in talks with China Mobile, but in 'no rush' to forge a deal

11/08/2011, 04:11 pm

Apple and China Mobile, the largest carrier in the world, are "firmly engaged" in discussions, but Apple is said to be in "no rush" to produce a new iPhone compatible with the carrier's 3G network.


Consumer Reports declares Apple addressed antenna issue with iPhone 4S

11/08/2011, 07:11 am

Consumer Reports on Tuesday announced it is recommending the iPhone 4S to customers, stating that Apple's latest handset "doesn't suffer the reception problem we found in its predecessor."


Hidden panorama mode discovered in Apple's iOS 5 Camera app

11/07/2011, 10:11 pm

Hackers have discovered a hidden panorama mode embedded within Apple's Camera application on iOS 5, though the feature does not appear to be completed.


South Korean carriers flooded with 200K one-day iPhone 4S pre-orders

11/07/2011, 04:11 pm

South Korean sales for Apple's new iPhone 4S reached 200,000 units in one day as mobile carriers KT and SK telecom opened pre-orders for the device.


iPhone 4S preorders sell out in Hong Kong after 10 minutes

11/07/2011, 10:11 am

After becoming available for preorder in Hong Kong last Friday, the iPhone 4S sold out almost immediately, once again demonstrating Apple's continued success in China.