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Topic: 3G iPhone

Video speed test: 2.5G EDGE iPhone vs. mock 3G HSDPA iPhone

05/02/2008, 11:05 am

One Apple iPhone owner has posted to YouTube a video shootout that pits an iPhone running on a 2.5G EDGE network against one rigged with 3G HSDPA access in a simulated speed test.


Paper: 3G iPhone smaller, lighter than existing model [u]

04/29/2008, 12:04 pm

Reports aiming to predict what Apple's 3G iPhone will look and feel like continue to pour in this week, with the latest claim coming by way of the Taiwan Economic News, which says the next-generation device will be both lighter and more compact than the first generation model.


It's official: Rogers to bring iPhone to Canada later this year

04/29/2008, 08:04 am

Canadian wireless carrier Rogers Wireless said Tuesday it has reached an agreement with Apple to begin offering the iPhone later this year, putting an end to months of speculation on the subject.


Report: Apple places order for 24-25 million 3G iPhones

04/28/2008, 11:04 am

Long-time iPod manufacturer and current iPhone builder Foxconn Electronics has been selected by Apple to assemble the company's upcoming 3G iPhone handset, with volume shipments expected to begin this June, says a new report out of the Far East.


Steve Jobs on P.A. Semi, love for Intel; 3G BlackBerry delayed

04/25/2008, 02:04 pm

Apple chief executive Steve Jobs in a new interview dispels rumors that the company's recent acquisition of chipmaker P.A. Semi was a result of some kind of discord with Intel. Meanwhile, RIM will reportedly delay the release of its 3G BlackBerry handset in a move that could play to Apple's advantage.


Reports: iPhone share slips as 8GB model discontinued in UK

04/25/2008, 11:04 am

Apple is among the handset makers who saw their share of the market slip early this year as the company slowed iPhone shipments, and is now reported to have discontinued the 8GB model in the UK ahead of a 3G version.


Briefly: Belgium iPhone; 512GB SSDs in sight; Apple web traffic up

04/23/2008, 03:04 pm

Belgium is the latest nation rumored to receive an unlocked 3G iPhone by June. Meanwhile, Toshiba says it plans over the next year or so to quadruple the capacity of its flash-based solid-state drives (SSDs) while simultaneously reducing costs by as much as 50 percent. And traffic to Apple's web properties rose 13 percent during the first quarter of 2008.


Apple said to have signed landmark 3G iPhone deal for Italy

04/21/2008, 10:04 am

Apple Inc.'s next-generation iPhone will arrive in Italy in a matter of weeks under a landmark deal that will see handset sold through Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM) without a contract and carrier lock, according to Repubblica.


France's Orange may be next to cut iPhone price, eat losses - reports

04/18/2008, 10:04 am

Apple is in talks with its exclusive French wireless carrier, Orange, to lower the price of the iPhone in France following disappointing sales, Les Echos is reporting.


Apple orders aluminum 13-inch MacBook shells, 3G iPhone chips

04/17/2008, 08:04 am

Separate reports have revealed that Apple's next wave of products for 2008 is soon to enter various stages of production, with orders placed for aluminum shells for the company's next-generation 13-inch MacBooks and a manufacturer chosen for the iPhone's 3G chipset.


UK iPhone price cut boosts confidence in June 3G launch

04/16/2008, 09:04 am

A 100 pound price cut on Apple's 8GB iPhone in the UK, confirmed by wireless carrier O2 on Wednesday, is the latest bit of anecdotal evidence to hint towards near-term release of a redesigned 3G model, according to one Wall Street analyst.


Apple, O2 to slash 8GB iPhone price in the UK - report

04/15/2008, 09:04 am

Apple and wireless partner O2 this week will slash the price of its iPhone handset in the UK to 169 pounds from 269 pounds as part of a limited promotion, according to a new report.


JPMorgan: MacBook escaping industry-wide downturn

04/10/2008, 05:04 pm

A new investment note from JPMorgan reveals confidence that Apple's MacBook line is strong enough overcome dropping notebook sales at its rivals, but cautions that the post-holiday lull may eat into the company's iPhone and iPod numbers.


Report: Apple prepping Australia for June (3G?) iPhone arrival

04/09/2008, 09:04 am

A debatable report out of one of Australia's largest Apple communities this week claims the wheels are in motion to launch the iPhone in the region this June, and that a 3G model is likely to take center stage.


Latest iPhone 2.0 beta reveals 3G chipset

04/08/2008, 10:04 pm

Hidden away in the latest test firmware for iPhone developers is the mention of the chipset that will likely power third-generation cellular Internet access in Apple's next generation of the device.


Analyst triggers stock surge; flash sales may tumble 66 percent

04/07/2008, 05:04 pm

An investor note by Thomas Weisel Partners has triggered a rush on Apple stock after suggesting that the iPhone and Mac would drive Apple sales for years. Also, iSuppli sees a lack of flash orders from Apple; Microsoft and Yahoo have traded shots over a takeover bid; and Apple may take the matter of an 8800 GT upgrade card into its own hands.


WSJ's Mossberg says 3G iPhone due in 60 days

04/05/2008, 04:04 pm

Speaking at a executive summit, well-known Wall Street Journal writer Walt Mossberg has stirred the pot by stating that an iPhone with 3G access will be available within 60 days.


Piper: German iPhone cut clearing inventory ahead of 3G launch

04/04/2008, 01:04 pm

Investment bank Piper Jaffray said Friday it has confirmed a T-Mobile Germany price cut on the 8GB iPhone from 399 to 99, adding that it's a sign Apple is looking to drain existing inventories ahead of 3G iPhone launch no later than June.


Hon Hai rumored for 3G iPhone contract as Gartner backtracks

03/28/2008, 12:03 pm

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., a long time Apple manufacturing partner and the largest builder of electronics components worldwide, is rumored to have landed the 3G iPhone contract. Meanwhile, Gartner is backtracking on claims that Apple has placed orders for 10 million of the next-generation handsets.


Gartner analyst stokes 3G iPhone rumors

03/26/2008, 08:03 am

An analyst for market research firm Gartner said Tuesday he believes Apple to have placed orders for 10 million 3G iPhones which would employ a more modern form of display screen that could pave the way for a slimmer handset with improved battery life.