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Topic: iPhone 4S

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.

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iPhone 4S demand persists as about 85% of Apple stores see daily stock-outs

11/07/2011, 09:11 am

Consumer interest in the iPhone 4S has not waned since the handset went on sale last month, as one new analysis has found most Apple stores run out of stock on a daily basis.

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Google Chairman tells US senators Apple's Siri could pose 'competitive threat'

11/05/2011, 10:11 pm

Eric Schmidt, Google's chairman and former chief executive, admitted to the U.S. Senate antitrust subcommittee that Apple's new Siri personal assistant technology is a "significant development" in search and could pose a threat to his company's core business.

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Apple Security Chief 'retires' after lost iPhone 4S fiasco

11/04/2011, 09:11 pm

John Theriault, Apple's head of security, has left the company on early retirement, possibly as a result of how the case of a lost iPhone 4S prototype was handled this summer, according to a new report.

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Apple's Siri seen cutting Google out of valuable mobile ad views

11/04/2011, 03:11 pm

Apple's new Siri voice control on the iPhone 4S can answer questions, access information and deliver search results without displaying any advertising, which one analysis says will hurt search providers like Google.

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Apple testing second beta of iOS battery fix for iPhone users

11/04/2011, 02:11 pm

Apple is apparently working quickly to publicly release iOS 5.0.1, as evidenced by the company's second beta in two days released on Friday.

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With 4% market share, Apple's iPhone rakes in 52% of mobile profits

11/04/2011, 10:11 am

Apple is estimated to have taken in 52 percent of the handset industry's operating profits last quarter, despite only having a 4.2 percent global handset market share.

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Apple leverages deep pockets to gain supply chain edge over rivals - report

11/04/2011, 02:11 am

A close look at Apple's supply chain has revealed that the company wields upfront cash payments and a highly-focused logistics ecosystem, largely credited to Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook, as "strategic weapons" to secure a significant advantage over its rivals.

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iPhone 4S restart appears to resolve Siri availability for some

11/03/2011, 06:11 pm

iPhone 4S users suffering from an inability to access Siri voice assistance can try to resolve the issue by performing a device restart, something that has helped some users to fix temporary issues.

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Lawsuit accuses Apple's iPhone 4S of violating VPN patent

11/03/2011, 03:11 pm

Apple is the target of a new lawsuit that asserts a number of the company's products, including the newly released iPhone 4S, infringe on a virtual private network patent.

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Apple says Amazon Kindle Fire will further fragment Android

11/03/2011, 12:11 pm

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook and Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer recently indicated they are not concerned by Amazon's forthcoming $199 Kindle Fire tablet, as they believe it will only serve to fragment the Google Android platform.

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iPhone-compatible porn sites targeted by Apple in domain name dispute

11/03/2011, 10:11 am

Apple has taken aim at a number of dot-com domain names featuring the word iPhone that sell pornography, including the website iphone4s.com.

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Sprint investigating iPhone 4S speed issue, unable to replicate it

11/03/2011, 01:11 am

Wireless operator Sprint has said it is taking seriously reports of problems with iPhone 4S download speeds on its network, but the carrier has yet to consistently reproduce the issue.

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Apple confirms iOS 5 update to address battery life bugs affecting iPhone users

11/02/2011, 06:11 pm

Apple has announced that it has found specific flaws in iOS 5 that can be patched to address the battery life issues some iPhone users have experienced with the new software, noting that an update is planned to address the problem in the next few weeks.

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Apple's Siri personal assistant a driving force in selling iPhone 4S

11/02/2011, 05:11 pm

Apple's sales records in selling the new iPhone 4S, accompanied by record launch figures announced by AT&T, Verizon and Sprint, is largely attributable to its signature Siri feature for natural voice processing, an analyst notes.

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Tests find Apple's Siri uses average of 63KB in data per query

11/02/2011, 08:11 am

Though Siri on the iPhone 4S requires a data connection to operate, testing of Apple's new voice control service has found that it uses a small average of 63KB per query.

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South Korea repeals ban on iOS games ahead of iPhone 4S launch

11/02/2011, 02:11 am

The week before Apple's iPhone 4S is set to launch in the country, South Korea has removed a ban that had blocked App Store games due to ratings concerns.

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Apple's iPhone 4S will launch Nov. 11 on C Spire network in US

11/01/2011, 03:11 pm

Apple's debut on regional carriers in the U.S. will occur on Friday, Nov. 11, when the iPhone 4S becomes available to customers of C Spire Wireless.

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Apple to launch iPhone 4S in Hong Kong, South Korea and more Nov. 11

11/01/2011, 08:11 am

On Friday, Nov. 11, customers in Hong Kong, South Korea and 13 additional countries will be able to get their hands on Apple's iPhone 4S.

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AT&T adds new 4G LTE markets, two new 4G Android phones

10/31/2011, 08:10 pm

AT&T announced it will expand its 4G LTE coverage from 5 markets to 9 this week, while also introducing two new 4G Android phones. Apple's iPhone users on AT&T should benefit from sharing the same improved backhaul as LTE.

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