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Topic: 3G iPhone

Report: half of prospective smartphone buyers eying iPhone 3G

06/30/2008, 02:06 pm

In a sign of "unprecedented pent-up demand" for the upcoming iPhone 3G, investment bank RBC Capital Markets says its own proprietary study has revealed that more than half of consumers who are in the market for a smartphone intend to purchase one of the new Apple handsets after its launch on July 11th.


Citigroup hikes Apple target to $287, Lehman to $234

06/10/2008, 08:06 am

Having digested Apple's iPhone 3G announcements from Monday, analysts at both Citigroup and Lehman Brothers have sharply raised their 12-month price targets for the electronics maker.


Apple unveils the all new iPhone 3G

06/09/2008, 03:06 pm

Presenting at its annual developers conference Monday, Apple introduced the new iPhone 3G, which combines all the features of original iPhone with 3G networking, built-in GPS technology, and iPhone 2.0 software.


Live coverage notes from Apple's WWDC 2008 Keynote

06/09/2008, 02:06 pm

Apple on Monday held its opening keynote at its Worldwide Developers Conference where it talked all things iPhone and unveiled its new-generation 3G handset. Rough and dirty live coverage notes are included below.


3G iPhone's firmware purportedly leaked, hints at assisted GPS [Updated]

06/07/2008, 01:06 am

A late leak has allegedly revealed the inner workings of the next-generation iPhone's cellular chipset, down to its specific parts and most of its capabilities.


Entry-level iPhone could boost sales to 25m in 2008

06/06/2008, 06:06 pm

Although everyone's eyes are on the launch of a top-tier 3G iPhone next week, the release of a lower-cost entry phone could push Apple to ship more than twice as many phones as originally forecast this year, says RBC Capital Markets.


Apple pushing iPhone developers to charge for would-be free apps

06/06/2008, 01:06 pm

Developers wishing to release software applications for the iPhone and iPod touch for free are being encouraged by Apple to charge a fee instead, AppleInsider has learned.


Aussie Apple resellers receive boxes with "DO NOT OPEN" warning

06/06/2008, 09:06 am

Australian resellers began receiving mysterious packages from Apple on Friday with a warning across the top that breaching the boxes ahead of June 10th would be a violation of their non-disclosure agreements with the company.


Apple's OS X iPhone, Leopard banners show OS split pre-WWDC

06/05/2008, 09:06 pm

Apple has unfurled its customary banners in the run-up to WWDC and is emphasizing the split between OS X iPhone and OS X Leopard in what promises to be a company-defining event.


Mystery Apple boxes; Safari JavaScript boost; thinner 3G iPhone?

06/05/2008, 05:06 pm

Stacks of unmarked boxes are appearing at a Quanta distribution center just days before WWDC. Meanwhile, the WebKit team plans a major performance boost to JavaScript in Safari; the company has released a security configuration guide; and a report claims the 3G iPhone's dimensions are smaller than case makers have previously thought.


Photos of 2.8- and 3.2-inch iPhone-like touch panels surface

06/05/2008, 01:06 pm

Images depicting a pair of touch-screens reminiscent but slightly smaller than those employed by Apple's existing iPhone and iPod touch have surfaced on the web, fueling speculation over whether the electronics maker has plans to introduce a smaller version of its phone or multi-touch iPods in the near future.


Rumor has UK's O2 offering 'free upgrade' to 3G iPhone, more...

06/05/2008, 10:06 am

Macworld UK is running with a rumor that British wireless carrier and exclusive iPhone service provider O2 is planning to lure customers to its network through hefty incentives such as a free 3G iPhone.


Larger Apple multi-touch devices move beyond prototype stage

06/05/2008, 09:06 am

There's a 50-50 chance that Apple will introduce new form factor multi-touch devices at its developers conference next week, ushering the company into the ultra-mobile computing space, one Wall Street analyst says.


AT&T boosts 3G speeds by 20% ahead of 3G iPhone launch

06/04/2008, 10:06 am

AT&T announced Wednesday a more than 20 percent increase to the typical download speeds across its 3G wireless network and a 50 percent increase to typical upload speeds.


Japan's SoftBank to offer Apple's 3G iPhone in Japan

06/04/2008, 09:06 am

SoftBank Mobile Corp., Japan's fastest growing mobile operator, announced Wednesday that it has signed an agreement with Apple to offer the iPhone to its customers later this year.


Native iPhone apps Monday; multi-carrier Singapore; iPod lead solid

06/03/2008, 05:06 pm

The first third-party native iPhone apps may be ready as soon as Apple makes its version 2.0 iPhone firmware available, according to a report. Also, a job posting hints that SingTel won't have an exclusive deal in Singapore, and Lehman Brothers notes that Apple continues to track above expectations for its iPod shipments despite a seemingly weak market.


Apple on Apple Expo pullout; more on 3G iPhone shoot; .Mac outage

06/03/2008, 02:06 pm

Apple has confirmed that it forgo this year's Apple Expo in Paris. Meanwhile, more details of the company's 3G iPhone commercial shoots are surfacing. And Monday's .Mac outage has added to speculation that a re-branded service may be imminent.


All-encompassing iPhone patent filing hints at GPS, video chat

06/02/2008, 06:06 pm

Apple has filed for a patent that addresses virtually every aspect of the iPhone, including potential additions such as GPS mapping, media messaging, video calls, and voice commands.


Report: 3G iPhone 22% thinner, better battery life

06/02/2008, 04:06 pm

Wired's Leander Kahney, arguably the most credible yet of those who've weighed in with alleged specs of Apple's upcoming 3G iPhone, is reporting the handset will be 22 percent thinner than its predecessor, not thicker as some earlier reports had suggested.


Tidbits: retail blackout days; 3G iPhone ad filming; iPhone GPS

05/30/2008, 07:05 pm

Apple has started to spread word of its own retail vacation blackout days. Meanwhile, the company's filming in Manhattan on Thursday was likely tied to one in Los Angeles a week earlier; the GPS chip inside the 3G iPhone has been paired with a supplier; and four teens have been permanently banned from Apple's international retail chain for extending the capabilities of an iPhone.