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Topic: iPhone 4S

Sprint CEO returns $3.25M in pay after shareholders deride Apple deal

05/08/2012, 08:05 am

In an effort to placate shareholders upset over Sprint's iPhone deal with Apple, the company's chief executive has returned more than $3.25 million in compensation.

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iPhone 4S launch helps China top US to become largest smartphone market

05/04/2012, 01:05 pm

Further demonstrating the importance of China to Apple's business, the country has now surpassed the U.S. in terms of smartphone subscribers, making it the largest smartphone market in the world.

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Walmart's $74 iPhone 4S discount was a 'pricing error' [u]

05/04/2012, 10:05 am

Walmart, the largest retailer in the U.S., dropped the price of Apple's iPhone 4S with a two-year AT&T contract by as much as $74 at some locations, but the retailer later explained that the reductions were a "pricing error."

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Touch panel shipments for Apple's iPhone expected to drop 15-20% in Q2 2012

05/04/2012, 08:05 am

Seven months after the launch of the iPhone 4S, suppliers are expecting shipments to slip 15 to 20 percent in the current quarter, as customers begin to hold off for Apple's next-generation handset.

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Samsung unveils quad-core Galaxy S III with 4.8" AMOLED screen

05/03/2012, 02:05 pm

Samsung on Thursday took the wraps off its highly anticipated Galaxy S III smartphone, featuring a 1.4-gigahertz quad-core processor, 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED screen, and Google's Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.

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Estimate claims Apple bested Samsung by 3M to remain top smartphone vendor

04/27/2012, 08:04 am

Two conflicting estimates paint very different pictures of Samsung's smartphone sales in the March quarter, as the company did not publicly disclose exactly how many smartphones it shipped.

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80% of Good Technology enterprise activations are Apple's iPhone, iPad

04/26/2012, 03:04 pm

The top six most-activated devices in the workplace tracked by Good Technology were all Apple devices, with the iPhone and iPad accounting for 79.9 percent of customer activations.

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Sprint sold 1.5M iPhones in Q1 2012, 44% to new customers

04/25/2012, 08:04 am

Sprint on Wednesday announced its own quarterly earnings, revealing that it sold 1.5 million iPhones last quarter, with 44 percent of those going to new customers.

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HTC profits drop 70%, company cites Apple's iPhone 4S as biggest cause

04/25/2012, 08:04 am

Before Apple posted yet another blowout quarter, rival HTC revealed its profits dropped 70 percent thanks largely to the launch of Apple's iPhone 4S.

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Concerns over iPhone activation totals at AT&T & Verizon seen as overblown

04/24/2012, 10:04 am

Investors on Tuesday expressed concern that iPhone activations at AT&T had dropped 43 percent quarter over quarter, but one analysis notes that iPhone activations in the U.S. have historically dropped the quarter after a product launch.

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Apple's iPhone accounted for 78% of AT&T smartphone activations in Q1 2012

04/24/2012, 08:04 am

AT&T sold 5.5 million smartphones last quarter, and 4.3 million of those were Apple's iPhone, the company revealed in its earnings report on Tuesday.

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iPhone, iPad momentum may prompt Apple to give less conservative guidance

04/20/2012, 08:04 am

In its quarterly earnings call next week, Apple's guidance for the current June quarter may be less conservative than usual, thanks to particularly strong sales of both the iPhone and iPad.

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Apple's next iPhone expected to launch in October with Qualcomm LTE chip

04/19/2012, 01:04 pm

Even if Apple did want to launch its sixth-generation iPhone before October of this year, supply issues with Qualcomm LTE chips would still cause the next iPhone to launch a full year after the iPhone 4S.

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iPhone 4S sales strong globally, but slowing in developed markets - report

04/19/2012, 10:04 am

Apple's iPhone 4S remains a strong performer six months after launch, though sales in developed markets like the U.S. have "modestly declined" in favor of 4G LTE smartphones, according to a new report.

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Samuel L. Jackson featured in new iPhone commercial [u]

04/16/2012, 07:04 pm

A new iPhone commercial from Verizon featuring actor Samuel L. Jackson has aired on ESPN, marking the return of famous talent to Apple product ads.

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Demand for Apple's iPhone 4S continues to grow 6 months after launch

04/11/2012, 03:04 pm

Consumer interest in the iPhone 4S is even greater now than it was in the midst of the holiday buying season at the end of 2011, according to a new survey.

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Apple unlikely to get Samsung device injunction from US court

04/06/2012, 07:04 pm

A U.S. appeals court on Friday was unimpressed by Apple's argument that a federal trial judge incorrectly denied the injunction of several Samsung products as part of the companies' ongoing worldwide patent dispute.

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5 new regional US carriers will offer Apple's iPhone starting April 20 [u]

04/04/2012, 11:04 am

A total of five regional U.S. carrier announced on Wednesday that they will begin selling Apple's iPhone on April 20, as Alaska Communications, GCI, Appalachian Wireless and Cellcom join an earlier announcement from nTelos [updated].

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Apple expands iPhone to regional US carrier nTelos Wireless

04/04/2012, 08:04 am

nTelos Wireless, a Virginia-based wireless company with more than 400,000 subscribers, will become the fifth U.S. carrier to sell Apple's iPhone when it launches on April 20.

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Siri print ad shows up in Rolling Stone magazine

04/02/2012, 07:04 pm

One of the first Apple print spots to feature its Siri virtual assistant popped up in the new issue of Rolling Stone magazine on Monday as part of an iPhone 4S advertisement.

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