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Topic: iPhone 4S

Apple removes prostitution services from Siri results in China

10/31/2012, 11:10 am

In response to criticism in China that Siri could find local prostitution services, Apple has removed escort services from search results in the region.

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Apple forecast to sell 102M iPads, 194M iPhones in 2013

10/29/2012, 02:10 pm

With 100 million iPads sold in its first two and a half years, Apple is predicted to sell another 100 million in just one 12-month span thanks in part to the addition of the iPad mini.

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Apple's iPhone accounts for 77% of AT&T's 6.1M smartphone activations

10/24/2012, 08:10 am

AT&T announced on Wednesday that it activated 4.7 million iPhones in the third quarter of 2012, once again giving Apple the lion's share of smartphone activations on the carrier.

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Apple reportedly testing iOS 6.0.1 with keyboard, camera flash, Wi-Fi fixes

10/22/2012, 10:10 am

Apple is said to have provided its U.S. carrier partners with a pre-release build of iOS 6.0.1, an update for its mobile operating system that will reportedly address a graphical glitch with the virtual keyboard, as well as issues that would cause the camera's flash to not go off when expected.

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Consumer Reports: 'Purple haze' not limited to iPhone 5, Android cameras also have flare

10/10/2012, 12:10 pm

Consumer Reports on Wednesday declared that Apple's iPhone 5 is no more susceptible to lens flare than other smartphone-based cameras, including the latest devices running Google Android.

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Still in beta: Siri falls short when searching for Apple retail stores

10/03/2012, 04:10 pm

A year after Siri first launched, Apple's personal assistant still falls short when accomplishing basic tasks that one might assume would be a priority for the company, such as finding a local Apple Store.

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Apple iPhone 5, 4S among most environmentally friendly phones, study finds

10/03/2012, 01:10 am

iFixit and HealthyStuff teamed up to analyze the level of toxic chemicals found in 36 mobile phones, and found modern handsets to contain fewer harmful chemicals than their predecessors with Apple's iPhone 4S and new iPhone 5 among the least toxic.

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Apple iOS 6 Wi-Fi problems persist for some iDevice owners

09/27/2012, 03:09 am

A 91-page thread on Apple's Support Communities webpage illustrates what appears to be a significant problem with upgrading iPhone 4S and third-generation iPads to the company's newest mobile operating system, iOS 6.

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Ridiculed in the West, Apple's iOS 6 Maps are instead praised in China

09/25/2012, 03:09 pm

While many around the world have slammed Apple's new mapping software in iOS 6, the company has built a special version of Maps for China that has been praised as a "huge improvement over Google Maps," though it lacks some new features due to Chinese laws.

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Motorola ad slams Apple's iOS 6 Maps as 'iLost'

09/24/2012, 09:09 am

Google-owned Motorola Mobility is attempting to capitalize on dissatisfaction with Apple's new iOS 6 Maps with an advertisement pushing the phrase "iLost" on Twitter.

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iPhone 5 lines 83% longer than 4S, 8 million sales expected this weekend

09/21/2012, 10:09 am

A survey of lines at Apple stores in New York, Boston and Minneapolis found that crowds for the iPhone 5 are 83 percent larger than they were for the iPhone 4S, which has led one analyst to predict sales of 8 million iPhones this launch weekend.

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Embark, Garmin add public transit support for Apple's iOS 6 Maps

09/20/2012, 02:09 pm

Garmin and Embark announced on Thursday that they have updated their iPhone navigation software to add public transportation features to the new Maps in iOS 6.

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Samsung plans to add Apple's iPhone 5 to US patent infringement suit

09/20/2012, 08:09 am

Samsung has indicated they are likely to add Apple's new iPhone 5 to the list of devices involved in a patent infringement suit between the two companies.

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Apple launches iOS 6 for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch

09/19/2012, 12:09 pm

iOS 6, the latest major update to Apple's mobile operating system, is now available as an over-the-air download on compatible devices, including the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, third-generation iPad, and iPad 2.

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Open Internet groups to file FCC complaint over AT&T's FaceTime blocking

09/18/2012, 12:09 pm

A trio of digital rights advocacy groups have indicated to AT&T they will file a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission over the carrier's decision to block FaceTime calls over cellular data networks for some customers.

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Record iPhone 5 preorders increase confidence in 10M Sept. quarter sales

09/17/2012, 10:09 am

With Apple's iPhone 5 already off to a record setting start, market watchers have expressed greater confidence that Apple could sell as many as 10 million units before the current quarter ends on September 29.

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Apple confirms discontinuation of iPhone 3GS

09/13/2012, 01:09 pm

The iPhone 3GS has officially been discontinued by Apple, the company confirmed on Thursday, and has been replaced by the iPhone 4 as its free on-contract handset.

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Apple issues iOS 6 golden master to developers

09/12/2012, 04:09 pm

The final build of iOS 6, and presumably the same version that will be publicly released next Wednesday, is now available to members of Apple's development community.

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16GB iPhone 4S drops to $99, 8GB iPhone 4 free with contract

09/12/2012, 02:09 pm

With the launch of the iPhone 5, the 16-gigabyte iPhone 4S will drop to $99 with a two-year contract, while an 8-gigabyte iPhone 4 will be available for free.

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'iPhone 5' launch will mark end of Apple's iPhone 3GS - rumor

09/06/2012, 01:09 pm

The arrival of a new iPhone model will push existing models down to lower price points, while the iPhone 3GS will no longer be offered by Apple, according to a new report.

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